Titan Comics is to launch its take on the Fifteenth Doctor from Doctor Who on Free Comic Book Day on Saturday 4th May 2024.
Doctor Who: The Fifteenth Doctor: Free Comic Book Day Edition is the work of Dan Watters (Loki, Home Sick Pilots, The Sandman Universe), the artist yet to be revealed.
This special issue will launch an all-new Doctor Who comic series starring the Fifteenth Doctor (played on screen by Ncuti Gatwa) and his companion in time and space, Ruby Sunday (Millie Gibson).
The launch of the new series in 2024 marks the tenth anniversary of the first Doctor Who comics under Titan Comics, the company again part of an exciting new era of the franchise with the Fifteenth Doctor.
Its latest release is Once Upon a Time Lord, a Tenth Doctor special, available now, written by Dan Slott, featuring art by Christopher Jones, Matthew Dow Smith and Mike Collins.
“Doctor Who Free Comic Book Day marks the first appearance of the Fifteenth Doctor in Titan Comics and I’m so excited,” says series editor, Jake Devine. “It feels like we’ve been waiting for this new era forever!
“We’ve got an incredible story to tell from a fresh creative team with a spectacular vision. I can’t wait for fans to get stuck in!”
Free Comic Book Day takes place every year on the first Saturday of May. With over two thousand stores and several comic book publishers participating, the event gives readers a chance to grab a free comic and meet fellow comic readers. Readers can find their local participating store here.
• Look out for more news on Free Comic Book Day 2024 from Titan Comics, as well as further announcements on the Doctor Who: The Fifteenth Doctor comic series. You can follow Titan Comics on Facebook, X, and Instagram
DOCTOR WHO: ONCE UPON A TIME LORD
Author: Dan Slott
Illustrators: Christopher Jones and Matthew Dow Smith
Publisher: Titan Comics | 64 pages
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. He is currently editor of Star Trek Explorer, published by Titan – his third tour of duty on the title originally titled Star Trek Magazine.
Working in British comics publishing since the 1980s, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Babylon 5 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.