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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Doctor Who: Me and My Shadow & Uroboros Review

This is one of those interesting stories that clearly exists purely to set up the big finale. “Me and My Shadow” reintroduces us to Fey/Shayde for her appearances in Uroboros and the next story titled Oblivion, while Uroboros itself … well, I’ll wait until after the spoiler warning to talk about that! So while the story is fine it does feel a bit like a prologue rather than a stand-alone story, but one that does have some great moments…

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Doctor Who: Children of the Revolution Review

Children of the Revolution is a full colour strip featuring the Daleks! … In fact is the ONLY full colour strip featuring the Daleks as of 2020 (not counting the admittedly many Dalek-only stories printed in the 60s) so it has a lot to live up to. Thankfully instead of just pulling the usual “evil Daleks invade base” or “group of resisters fight back against the Daleks” it creates a far more interesting story, though admittedly one that relies heavily on your knowledge of the 2nd Doctor mostly lost (but will inevitably be animated soon) story “The Evil of the Daleks”. Does it work? Let’s find out!

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Doctor Who: The Way of All Flesh Review

The Way of All Flesh is the first story after “Ophidius / Beautiful Freak” which I reviewed a year or so back, so it’s nice to finally be “caught up” so to speak and remind myself of what happens to Izzy now she inhabits an alien body that isn’t hers. This story also does that now-classic-but-then-rare thing of The Doctor meeting a historical figure in their own time, in this case two figures in Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo, who I’ll admit I have no idea about beyond what’s said in these four issues, but that’s me and my lack of interest in art for you! So let’s get this next batch of Eighth Doctor comics going then, shall we?

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Doctor Who: Time Lord Victorious – Defender of the Daleks Review

You thought we were done with Time Lord Victorious? Not yet! Along with the DWM Ninth Doctor story yet to be released in GN format (so who knows when we’ll actually be done…), there was this story from Titan Comics that I thought I’d finally get round to reading as we have the only other TLV release up on the site this week. Defender of the Daleks is… Alright, I guess. It doesn’t really add anything to the overall narrative though… so it’s right at home! Let’s take a look…

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