You know something has been missing from your summer? Well, that’s all about to change with the latest issue of Doctor Who Adventures, featuring an all-new comic strip by James Peaty, Russ Leach and John Burns.
PIRATES OF VOURAKIS
James Peaty, Russ Leach and John Burns take you to Earth Colony Vourakis as we encounter the Skinks holding the planet to ransom! Can the Doctor avoid being dragged into a black hole? What do you think?
It’s time to test your alien knowledge with this universe-wide mastermind quiz!
MAKE YOUR OWN FAMILY OF BLOOD MINI SCARECROW
Missy shows you how to make your own terrifying Family of Blood Scarecrow!
CALL THE DOCTORS!
Find the Doctors in a crazy Shopping Mall scene!
STRAX AND THE TIME SHARK!
Strax takes on the school bullies with a little help from his Time Shark in the latest strip by Grant Perkins!
THE PATERNOSTER GANG INVESTIGATES
The Paternoster Gang investigate the Curious Case of the Miniature Menaces!
• Doctor Who Adventures #17 – The Future is Now! – comes with a giant poster and a free Dalek figure and is on sale now in all good newsagents, price £3.99
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.