Doctor Who – Terror from the Deep: Episode 1

Welcome to the launch of a new, not-for-profit Doctor Who strip on downthetubes – Doctor Who – Terror from the Deep, written by John Freeman, featuring art by Danny Cushion.

Doctor Who – Terror from the Deep: Episode 1

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New episodes will appear weekly, on Saturdays at 5.16pm, featuring the Seventh Doctor and Ace in an exciting adventure with the Daleks.

This project began as a pitch project to the Daily Express for a newspaper strip, way back in 1989 – and Danny and I are maintaining that format.

Let’s go, Ace!

Episode 2

• Read the background to creating Terror from the Deep here

• On Facebook? Join the Doctor Who Comics and Art: A Voyage group

• A tribute to artist Gerry Dolan on downthetubes, who died in 2015

Our thanks to Paul Hanley, for permission to use his TARDIS interior design (please do check out his brilliant non-Who comic project, Miss Medusa’s Monstrous Menagerie, on Kickstarter); artists Mike Collins and Lee Sullivan, and the late Gerry Dolan; and attendees of the 1989 Carousel convention, who helped start this thing rolling

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The founder of downthetubes, which he established in 1998. John works as a comics and magazine editor, writer, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. Working in British comics publishing since the 1980s, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Star Trek Explorer (previously known as Star Trek Magazine) and more. He also edited the comics anthology STRIP Magazine and edited several audio comics for ROK Comics. He has also edited several comic collections, including volumes of “Charley’s War and “Dan Dare”. He’s the writer of "Pilgrim: Secrets and Lies" for B7 Comics; “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood.



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