A panel from *Sub Zero, featuring the Third Doctor and the Daleks, originally presented in 1972 in Countdown comic

Groovy, Baby! Doctor Who Magazine Goes Retro with free Dalek-infested classic comic giveaway

Doctor Who Magazine Issue 508, out now from all good UK newsagents, has a grab bag of treats on offer for fans of 1970s Doctor Who – and great comics. Not only does it include a terrific free gift – a re-presentation supplement of “*Sub Zero“, a cracking Dalek story first published in Countdown and TV Action backContinue reading Groovy, Baby! Doctor Who Magazine Goes Retro with free Dalek-infested classic comic giveaway

In Review: Countdown to TV Action

by Steve Holland Publisher: Bear Alley Books Out: Now The Book: The latest comic index from Bear Alley Books covers the history and content of Countdown and TV Action, the Gerry Anderson-themed comic from Polystyle launched in the early 1970s. With the demise of TV Century 21, Polystyle stepped in to launch a comic basedContinue reading In Review: Countdown to TV Action

Veteran Countdown artist Gerry Haylock featured in latest Andersonic

Issue 16 of the excellent Gerry Anderson-inspired zine Andersonic, with cover art by Rob Caswell, is now available via their website (and eBay for a short period in the Collectibles > SF > Thunderbirds section). The team have pulled off something of a coup in tracking down 85-year-old comics artist Gerry Haylock, perhaps best knownContinue reading Veteran Countdown artist Gerry Haylock featured in latest Andersonic