Art from DALEK, published by BBC Books in October 2017

Revealed – Untold Dalek History, in… DALEK! (What else could you call it?)

Comics author Cavan Scott (Doctor Who, Vikings) has revealed some details about DALEK, an untold history of the Doctor’s greatest foes, due for release from BBC Books later this year, co-written with George Mann and Justin Richards. “The book is presented as a historical document written at some point in the distant future,” he says,Continue reading Revealed – Untold Dalek History, in… DALEK! (What else could you call it?)

The Twelfth Doctor (Peter Capaldi) faces Cybermen in the final episodes of Season 10, airing soon. Image: BBC

Doctor Who Experience Closes in September, but Goes Out with a Bang

Filming location walking tours, starting 8th July, the addition of new props and other items are to be part of the final months for the Doctor Who Experience in Cardiff, before it finally closes its does on 9th September 2017. The attraction’s closure after a successful, five-year tenure in the Welsh capital (a fan campaignContinue reading Doctor Who Experience Closes in September, but Goes Out with a Bang

Thunderbirds Bookazine

Classic Thunderbirds “Bookazine” out this week

Panini are to release a Thunderbirds “bookazine”, the work of the same team working on their excellent The Essential Doctor Who series, including Marcus Hearn,  author of  the new book Thunderbirds: The Vault (reviewed here), Fifty years after International Rescue’s first mission, Thunderbirds continues to entertain children and adults all over the world. On Thursday, Panini MagazinesContinue reading Classic Thunderbirds “Bookazine” out this week

Doctor Who: Impossible Worlds

New Doctor Who design book out later this year

Mike Tucker, one of the most dedicated and inventive visual effects artists to work on the Doctor Who TV series – and the author of several Who-related books – has co-authored a new title about the making of the show that is sure to appeal to downthetubes readers. Doctor Who: Impossible Worlds: A 50-Year TreasuryContinue reading New Doctor Who design book out later this year

Concept art for Firestorm © Anderson Entertainment

Gerry Anderson Firestorm pilot greenlit, gets over £88,000 in crowd-funded backing

  (Updated): Fans of Gerry Anderson‘s past projects such as Thunderbirds, Captain Scarlet and Space:1999 have fully backed a pilot for a possible new series based on his concepts – Firestorm. Over 1400 backers have pledged almost £89,000 to the Gerry Anderson’s Firestorm – Filmed in Ultramarionation project, enabling the team to move ahead in theContinue reading Gerry Anderson Firestorm pilot greenlit, gets over £88,000 in crowd-funded backing