Forbidden Planet’s “Girl Power” Free Comic Book Day Doctor Who cover revealed

Titan Comics Free Comic Book Day 2018 Doctor Who - Forbidden Planet Variant
Titan Comics Free Comic Book Day 2018 Doctor Who – Forbidden Planet Variant

Forbidden Planet‘s variant cover to Titan Comics Free Comic Book Day 2018 Doctor Who title features a group shot of both TV and comic companions to the Time Lord by Simon Myers – with the shadow of the Thirteenth Doctor in the background.

Simon will be signing the special giveaway at Forbidden Planet London on Free Comic Book Day, Saturday 5th May, alongside Rachael Stott and George Mann between 1 – 2.00pm.

The “regular” cover available in both UK and US stores features below together with details of creators involved.

The all-new Doctor Who line up from Titan Comics starts with this “#0” and features the first chapter in the new Tenth and Eleventh Doctor sagas, and offers tantalising glimpses from across the Doctor Who comics universe, including your first look at the Thirteenth Doctor in comics.

Doctor Who isn’t the only property to get the Free Comic Book Day treatment of course, which many UK comic shops take part in. The day – which organisers hope encourages new readers into stores worldwide – has a huge number of free comics on offer, including a 2000AD special, and many titles from the leading US publishers such as DC and Marvel.

For more information visit www.freecomicbookday.com, where you should also be able to check if your local comic shop is taking part.

Join the Doctor on 5th May for a free and new-reader-friendly tour through the time traveller’s many incarnations, packed with action, heart, and adventure, and tales that tease 2018’s epic journey…

For details of Forbidden Planet’s Free Comic Book Day visit the Forbidden Planet we site (using this link helps support downthetubes)

Titan Comics Free Comic Book Day 2018 Doctor Who

Doctor Who Free Comic Book Day 2018 (Photo Cover)

Writers: Nick Abadzis, John Freeman, George Mann, Jody Houser | Artists: Giorgia Sposito, Arianna Florean, Christopher Jones, Mariano Laclaustra, Rachael Stott

CATCH A FALLING STAR

Artist and dreamer Gabby Gonzalez has long travelled with the Tenth Doctor, but her latest adventure may be her last – unless the Doctor can break every law of time!

THE ARMAGEDDON GAMBIT

The Seventh Doctor and Ace test their mettle against a planetary invasion! Leads into the new Seventh Doctor series, “Operation Volcano,” launching in June!

MIDNIGHT FEAST

The Eleventh Doctor follows his Time Lord tastebuds into an all-night diner, for madcap meals and unorthodox diplomacy!

Plus:

• A complete reader’s guide to the Doctor Who comics collections!

• The first appearance in Titan Comics by the Thirteenth Doctor, written and drawn by her new creative team!

For details of Forbidden Planet’s Free Comic Book Day visit the Forbidden Planet we site (using this link helps support downthetubes)

• For more information on Free Comic Book Day visit www.freecomicbookday.com

John Freeman

The founder of downthetubes, John describes himself as is a "freelance comics operative", working as an editor, as Creative Consultant on the Dan Dare audio adventures for B7 Media, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. John has worked in British comics publishing for over 30 years. His credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine at Marvel UK and Star Trek Magazine and Babylon 5 Magazine at Titan Magazines. He also edited STRIP Magazine and edited several audio comics for ROK Comics, including Team M.O.B.I.L.E. and The Beatles Story. He has also edited several comic collections, including volumes of “Charley’s War and “Dan Dare” for Tian Books. He’s the writer of “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz, published on Tapastic; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood for digital comic 100% Biodegradable.

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