Doctor Who: The Last Word Review

While it’s hard to talk about a seven page one-off DWM comic story entirely based on three books I’ve never read, I can’t leave one story out because I’m just one of those people. So, here we are: The Last Word, a special strip celebrating ten years of the Virgin New Adventures line. Is it worth a glance? Let’s find out!

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Doctor Who: Under Pressure Review

The first in three random “left over” stories that appear in “The Age of Chaos” GN is an odd story, it’s an adventure with the Fourth Doctor where he meets up with the Third Doctor, told to Ace by the Seventh Doctor. So it’s a Seventh Doctor story but one that almost exclusively features the Fourth and Third. It was also extremely hard to find pictures for, but I managed it without resorting to breaking the book’s spine and scanning it myself! Hooray! Let’s take a look…

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Doctor Who: The Age of Chaos Review

A few weeks late thanks mostly to a busy slate of Big Finish releases this month it’s time to take a look at the latest (and last for the foreseeable future) Doctor Who Magazine collected graphic novel release. It actually starts with the story that makes up the release’s overall title: The Age of Chaos, a story that was actually released stand alone outside of DWM and penned by the Sixth Doctor himself, Colin Baker. That all being said, is it actually any good? … Erm… Well, let’s just take a look, shall we?

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Doctor Who: The Flood Review

We’ve made it to the end of the Eighth Doctor DWM Comic run, and indeed the end of this Lost Stories/Eighth Doctor double marathon itself. I always find The Flood most interesting because at one point it was to feature the Eighth Doctor’s regeneration, although plans were eventually dropped (and boy, would Big Finish’s catalogue ever look different it that wasn’t the case!) Anyway, after many big moments and dramatic finales, how does “The Flood” hold up as not just another finale, but THE finale? The answer is very simple: It not only holds up, it may be the best of the bunch…

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Doctor Who: Sins of the Fathers Review

Sins of the Fathers exists for one reason and one reason only: have Destrii become a companion, and in that sense the story accomplishes exactly what it needed to. The story around it isn’t greatly interesting, but it’s far from bad and has a pleasing little twist with its main antagonists. So let’s get the penultimate story in the DWM Eighth Doctor run underway!

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Doctor Who: Bad Blood Review

Bad Blood starts us off on the last story arc of the Eighth Doctor DWM comics, a sort of loose trilogy surrounding the return of Destrii. Bad Blood itself is also a good old fashioned “pseudo historical”, being set during the … *ahem* “incidents” between General Custer and local population in 1875. With that all said, what’s it actually like?

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Doctor Who: The Curious Case of Spring-Heeled Jack & The Land of Happy Endings Review

The DWM Eighth Doctor comics continue to feature the titular Time Lord travelling alone (and continue to play hell with my thumbnail template…) as we reach the oh-so-familiar setting of Victorian London. Alongside this … Curious Tale we also have a one-shot that harkens back to the original 60s Comics that I’ve read about but never actually read (due to them never having been reprinted). Are either story worth your time?! Let’s have a look…

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Doctor Who: Where Nobody Knows Your Name, The Nightmare Game & The Power of Thoueris! Review

It’s time to start looking at the final batch of DWM Eighth Doctor comics, starting with a trio of light-hearted stories with The Doctor travelling alone. “Where Nobody Knows Your Name” and “The Power of Thoueris!” are only single issue stories, but “The Nightmare Game” (or “Doctor Who and The Nightmare Game” to give it its full title) is three issues long, so has a bit more weight to it… but not much. Interested? Excited?! Not particularly bothered?!! Either way, let’s take a look…

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