Since Doctor Who Magazine‘s debut some 500 issues ago, one feature has stood since day one. Through writers and artists, editors and the cancellation of the series, the DWM comic strip has blazed a trail of memorable and unique characters, legendary moments and some truly great writing and art.
From Dave Gibbons and Pat Mills to Steve Parkhouse and Alan Barnes, there are dozens of talented individuals who’ve applied themselves to the medium, creating some of the finest comic strips under the Doctor Who banner.
And we have to pick ten.
With the venerable Doctor Who Magazine celebrating 500 issues this month, we take a special look back at our favourite ten covers from the past 36 years… and a bit more!
It was a difficult choice, with the wonderful recent “Genesis of the Daleks” Issue #499 running close, alongside the excellent Sylvester McCoy photography of Issue #486. But in the end, we somehow, someway.. found our ten favourite covers. Enjoy, and don’t forget to let us know your own favourite covers.
The other contenders: Issue #264, Issue #384, Issue #406, the twin minimalist Issues #477 [...]
Arriving in Middlesbrough, the Doctor, Ace aid Colonel Muriel Frost in an investigation into a plane crash during WWII.
Meanwhile, women are being kidnapped, and UNIT is trapped on a strange world of contemporary Earth building, primitive humans bows and arrows and with two suns in the sky.
How are these events connected? The Doctor is about to find out.Summary
Evening’s Empire, a Doctor Who comic strip from the 1990s written by Andrew Cartmel, was never [...]
The latest issue of Doctor Who Magazine has been released today, featuring Paul McGann and Alex Kingston on the cover.
With exclusive interviews with Paul McGann and Alex Kingston following the release of The Diary of River Song, this months edition of DWM also features Steven Moffat answering questions on Heaven Sent, a feature on Doctor Who Weetabix cards of the 1970s (finally!), Fact of Fiction on Death the Daleks, the return of Time Team with The Eleventh Hour, reviews of The Husbands of River Song, The Wheel in Space and The Face of Evil plus The Dragon Lord Part 2 comic [...]