Daleks on parade at Capitol IV, led by actor Terry Molloy on the left. Photo: Ian Wheeler

In Review: Doctor Who Appreciation Society – Capitol IV

John Freeman provided us with his insights into attending the Doctor Who Appreciation Society’s Capitol IV convention, as a guest, earlier in the week. I thought it would be a nice contrast to offer a few of my own observations, from the point of view of an attendee. (By way of a disclaimer, I wasContinue reading In Review: Doctor Who Appreciation Society – Capitol IV

Doctor Who: The Comic Strip Adaptations Volume One

40th anniversary of Doctor Who Weekly celebrated in new audio adaptations of original strips

Two classic Doctor Who comics strips are released as audio adaptations by Big Finish next month, starring Tom Baker as the Fourth Doctor and Rhianne Starbuck as companion Sharon. Adapted from the comic strips by Pat Mills and John Wagner, originally published 40 years ago in Doctor Who Weekly, The Comic Strips Adaptations Volume OneContinue reading 40th anniversary of Doctor Who Weekly celebrated in new audio adaptations of original strips

Doctor Who Weekly Issue One - The Iron Legion SNIP

First ever Doctor Who Weekly strips head to audio adaptations by Big Finish

Two new audio adventures based on two much-loved Doctor Who Weekly comic strips – “The Iron Legion” and “The Star Beast” – stories originally written by Pat Mills and John Wagner and drawn by Dave Gibbons – are being released for the bohemian Fourth Doctor. Already recorded, Doctor Who: The Comic Strip Adaptations will be releasedContinue reading First ever Doctor Who Weekly strips head to audio adaptations by Big Finish

Blake's 7 - art by Pete Wallbank SNIP

Blake’s 7 40th Anniversary marked with stunning new Inifinity magazine cover by Pete Wallbank

Happy 40th anniversary, Blake’s 7! This month marks 40 years since Terry Nation‘s SF adventure series launched on BBC1, and there’s been no shortage of celebrations – not least of them artist Pete Wallbank‘s marvellous cover art for an upcoming issue of Infinity magazine. I was delighted to have the opportunity to work with PeteContinue reading Blake’s 7 40th Anniversary marked with stunning new Inifinity magazine cover by Pete Wallbank

The Avengers - from Diana comic. Art by Frejo Emilio with assistance by Juan Gonzalez Alacreu

If a “The Avengers” TV Show Reboot is in the works, would a tie-in new comic be far behind?

Writer-directors Shane Black and writing partner Fred Dekker have scripted a TV pilot reboot for cult 1960s spy show The Avengers for Warner Bros. – but there’s no indication, as yet, if or when it might get optioned. Various web sites, including Den of Geek and Screen Rant, have picked up on a mention of a possibleContinue reading If a “The Avengers” TV Show Reboot is in the works, would a tie-in new comic be far behind?