Paul Cornell Writes Jon Pertwee Third Doctor Who Comic – And Other Titan Doctor Who Solicits For August (UPDATE)

UPDATE: We now have more details and pictures…

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Fresh off last year’s epic smash-hit, Four Doctors, Paul Cornell teams up with artist Christopher Jones (Young Justice, Marvel’s Avengers) to bring unexpected twists and turns to the lives of the Third Doctor and his companions in an all-new story, “The Heralds Of Destruction.”

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Original article below:

In August, Titan Comics publish a new Doctor Who series, for the first time focusing on The Third Doctor, as portrayed by Jon Pertwee. 

Paul Cornell returns to Doctor Who comics with “The Heralds of Destruction!” When something enormous crashes into Bedfordshire, the Doctor, Jo Grant, and the forces of UNIT under Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart mobilize immediately, only to find themselves in the middle of a pitched battle against a terrifying invader. But the shocking face that awaits their return to base may tip the whole world off its axis! It’s classic third Doctor action as you’ve never seen it before!

Labelled “Doctor Who 3rd” there are no more details save that it’s out on August 31st, the artist is as yet unnamed and there are no covers. Yet.

Here are Titan’s other Doctor Who solicits for August…

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DOCTOR WHO SUPREMACY OF THE CYBERMEN #3 (OF 5)

(W) George Mann, Cavan Scott (A/CA) Alessandro Vitti

The Doctor Who event of 2016 continues! Witness the birth of the new Cybermen invasion, as the history of this aggressive Cyberiad is at last revealed! The tenth Doctor takes a titanic machine into combat. The twelfth Doctor finds an unlikely ally. The ninth Doctor loses one of his own. And the eleventh Doctor discovers something impossible!

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DOCTOR WHO SUPREMACY OF THE CYBERMEN #4 (OF 5)

(W) George Mann, Cavan Scott (A) Alessandro Vitti

The penultimate chapter of the Doctor Who event of 2016! Things get worse for the Doctor – across four separate time zones! The ninth Doctor gets too close to the enemy. The tenth Doctor’s companions offer a terrifying sacrifice. The eleventh Doctor digs deep and gives back with interest, and the twelfth Doctor is faced with the most momentous choice of his life!

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(W) George Mann, Cavan Scott

The storming conclusion to the 2016 Event! Universes will live and die, and timelines will be changed for ever. You MUST NOT MISS this staggering finale!

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DOCTOR WHO 9TH #5 CVR

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(W) Cavan Scott (A) Adriana Melo (CA) Blair Shedd

Modern-day Seattle sees the Doctor, Jack, and Rose pulled into a city-wide civil war between strangely empowered citizens. But when they start mutating into horrendous monsters, the Doctor and friends find themselves out of their depth! Fighting side-by-side with a face from his future, can the Doctor restore normalcy to the city before it’s completely overrun?

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DOCTOR WHO 10TH YEAR TWO #14 CVR

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(W) Nick Abadzis (A) Eleonora Carlini (CA) Arianna Florean

The Doctor, Gabby, and Cindy face a difficult choice as Anubis’s ticking clock strikes the alarm, and the ancient Osiran’s patience finally runs out! But they’ve dealt with the Son of Sutekh before. Now, armed with a year’s worth of adventures and experience, can the TARDIS trio rewrite the rules of a cosmic game of life and death?

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DOCTOR WHO 11TH YEAR TWO #14 CVR A RONALD

(W) Simon Spurrier (A) Simon Fraser (CA) Alex Ronald

The year-long chase nears its conclusion! Armed with revelations from the Time War but challenged by resistance within his own ranks, the Doctor faces his darkest hour yet as he battles to clear his name! Having plunged into the depths of darkness in his quest for the truth, can he re-emerge triumphant?

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DOCTOR WHO 12TH YEAR TWO #11

(W) Robbie Morrison (A) Mariano Laclaustra (CA) Verity Glass

All-New Story Arc Begins! Robbie Morrison returns for more adventures with the twelfth Doctor, with a new comics companion in tow! Who can stand alongside the Doctor on an intertemporal romp of piracy, peril, and paranoia? And what affect will they have on the Doctor’s future?

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DOCTOR WHO 12TH TP VOL 03 HYPERION

(W) Robbie Morrison, George Mann (A) Daniel Indro, Luis Guerrero (CA) Rian Hughes

The Doctor and Clara face impossible odds as the Hyperions, a race of sentient suns who scorched the universe until the Time Lords brought their reign of terror to an end, have returned, and, worse, have come to Earth, in an epic, four-part season finale! Plus, in a stately home, the pair face a creeping, multiplying threat and meet a literary guest star! Collects Doctor Who: The Twelfth Doctor #11-15.

DOCTOR WHO 4TH HC GAZE OF MEDUSA (C: 0-1-0)

(W) Gordon Rennie, Emma Beeby (A) Brian Williamson (CA) Alice X Zhang

When the fourth Doctor and Sarah Jane Smith took a trip to London in 1887, they didn’t count on being dragged into a petrifying alien conspiracy that stretched all the way back to Ancient Greece! Pursued through the streets by the fearsome Scryclops, and at the mercy of the mysterious Lady Emily Carstairs, the pair must team with Professor Odysseus James and his adventurer daughter, Athena, to avoid a horrifying fate, one already set in stone! Collects Doctor Who: The Fourth Doctor #1-5.

DOCTOR WHO 8TH TP MATTER OF LIFE AND DEATH (C: 0-1-0)

(W) George Mann (A) Emma Vieceli (CA) Alice X Zhang

From a sleepy Welsh village under attack from living art, to symbiotic shards on a crystalline planet, from a theater haunted by the Silvered, to a stately home overrun by the ancient woods, and on to the great Resurrection Barges of the Bakti, the eighth Doctor and new companion Josie Day are on course for a grand adventure like no other! And what is the surprising secret Josie has carried with her all along? Collects Doctor Who: The Eighth Doctor #1-5.

DOCTOR WHO 9TH TP VOL 01 WEAPONS OF PAST DESTRUCTION (C: 0-1

(W) Cavan Scott (A) Blair Shedd & Various

Leaving World War II behind, the ninth Doctor, Rose, and Captain Jack discover that Time Lord technology, lost in the wake of the Time War, is being sold on the intergalactic black market! Now the threat of a new temporal war brews on the horizon, with the Doctor and his friends caught between the twin threats of the Unon and the Lect, two species with intertwined histories who are jostling to replace the Time Lords on the universal stage. Can the Doctor stop history repeating itself? Collects Doctor Who: The Ninth Doctor #1-5.

 

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