Doctor Who – The Autonomy Bug, Happy Deathday & TV Action! Review

It’s time to end both the Glorious Dead graphic novel and the era of black and white Who comics as we take a look at three light-hearted adventures that originally came out in between and after the titular Glorious Dead, but were all collected at the back of the GN for pacing purposes. Autonomy Bug is three issues long and was the final B+W strip, while the other two are more one-off celebratory efforts… but are any of the three worth a read? Let’s find out!

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Doctor Who – The Company of Thieves Review

So two stories ago we saw the (re)introduction of Kroton The Cyberman, then the previous story we resumed following The Doctor and Izzy, so now it’s only natural that our next story sees the two come together! The Company of Thieves is more of a light-hearted affair, which given the story that’s about to come next, only makes sense! Is it good though, or does it exist purely to set up something greater? Let’s find out!

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Doctor Who – The Road To Hell Review

We re-join The Doctor and Izzy on their travels as they arrive in 17th Century Japan, so expect samurai swords, constant referring to one’s sense of honour and … a non-copyright version of Godzilla and Astro Boy? Yes, it’s quite the odd story, but more importantly, it sets up a new major character for his key appearance in the big story of this run. So… let’s take a look!

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Doctor Who – Throwback: The Soul of a Cyberman, Ship of Fools and Unnatural Born Killers Review

We quickly make a detour from the travels of The Doctor and Izzy as the next story in this run is “Unnatural Born Killers”, but in order to understand THAT story we have to look at two far older backup strips called “Throwback: The Soul of a Cyberman” and “Ship of Fools” (thankfully included in this graphic novel!) as all three stories tell the tale of Kroton the Cyberman, a member of the Cyber Race who regains his humanity and searches for friends and meaning, his original memories lost. Interested? Read on! … Not interested? Skip it, but you’ll be wondering who the hell Kroton is in a few stories time…

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Doctor Who – The Fallen Review

We return to the Eighth Doctor DWM comic strips for a run that will cap-off the black and white comic era, and do so with a bang! First we get a story that is most infamous for bringing Dr. Grace Holloway back from the TV Movie, something most entities, including the likes of Big Finish, haven’t been able to do (due to the character’s mixed ownership). The Fallen also introduces something far more significant, but I’ll get to that in the spoiler bit…

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DW: Time Lord Victorious – Mutually Assured Destruction Review

So here we are, the sort-of last stop for the Time Lord Victorious strand. Admittedly there is another audio story that was delayed due to a certain pandemic that’s still to come, but for the most part this is very much an end point for the story. So how does it all end, at least for the Eighth Doctor? Let’s find out!

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DW: Time Lord Victorious – All Flesh is Grass Review

Here we have it, ignoring all the side-content this is technically the “main event” where everything Time Lord Victorious comes together, and I will at least give it credit in that it does tie everything together well and juggles all three Doctors with ease, making this one of the most Doctor-interactive multi-Doctor stories ever. What’s it like as a whole though? Was the pay-off worth the wait? Let’s find out!

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Doctor Who: Relative Dimensions Review

After the downbeat Death in Blackpool we reunite The Doctor and Lucie, along with Susan and Alex (The Doctor’s great grandson), to have a much more upbeat Christmas Special. While not devoid of drama by any means, specifically how The Doctor treats Alex, it will still leave you with a smile on your face. So let’s take a look!

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Doctor Who: Death in Blackpool Review

You know what I always disliked? Soaps. You know what I really disliked about soaps? The Christmas episode that was almost guaranteed to be depressing as hell. Well, welcome to the Doctor Who equivalent of that! Death in Blackpool is Lucie Miller’s leaving story (though far from her last story) and it’s not exactly full of Christmas cheer, to put it bluntly… Let’s have a look then…

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