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Doctor Who: Fairy Tale Life From Mark Buckingham

Fables artist Mark Buckingham is drawing a variant cover to IDW’s new Doctor Who #1 in January. And an issue later in the run. But this isn’t either of them… it’s something from IDW called Doctor Who: Fairy Tale Life…

Ten Thoughts About Doctor Who: A Christmas Carol

1. “And Incidentally, A Happy Christmas To All Of You At Home!” Warning: Thar be spoilers. “This is Doctor Who Meets Christmas Carol Meets Jaws” – Steven Moffat. This is probably the most Christmassy Doctor Who ever. Even more than when the First Doctor broke the fourth wall to his Christmas greeting to viewers. A […]

Trailer For Next Year’s Series Of Doctor Who (UPDATED)

This year’s Doctor Who Christmas special has just now come, gone and effortlessly leap-frogged over all that preceded it. Indeed, I’d rank it amongst the very best episodes. If you missed it, there’s always iPlayer. Well, not always – seven days or so, I believe. Then DVD, Blu-ray, and if the BBC know what they’re […]


Series Two Of Sherlock Following The Same Pattern As The First

‘Tis the season to wait eagerly for the Doctor Who Christmas Special. For me, truth be told, it’s the first year I’ve been anything like as keen, but this time around, it’s just about the most imaginary exciting box under my metaphorical tree. In order to support his TARDIS-twist on A Christmas Carol, Steven Moffat […]

Four Clips From Doctor Who’s Christmas Carol

Do these clips contain spoilers? Well, relatively speaking. The story had been rather well hidden until now, except for its basic premise, and these four scenes do give away a few smaller, more specific details. But don’t expect to have any of the big surprises revealed, of course.


Top Ten British Christmas Telly – Rich’s Choice

Ho ho ho. A quick look at British telly output on the runup to Christmas Day… 1. Little Crackers. 19th December, through the week, Sky One, 9pm. Victoria Wood and Chris O’Dowd create the first two of twelve fifteen minute films over the Christmas season about themselves as children. Wood directs a story of a […]



Official Blurb For The Christmas Day Doctor Who

The BBC have unveiled many specifics of their Christmas programming today, and amidst the details, published an official blurb for the special Doctor Who. Amy and Rory are trapped on a crashing space liner, and the only way The Doctor can rescue them is to save the soul of a lonely old miser, in a […]


Michael Moorcock Doctor Who Hardcover Over 75% Off

The Coming Of The Teraphiles, the Doctor Who novel by Michael Moorcock. What could be better for collective geekdom than this ultimate mash-up of influence and importance? Well how about where it’s currently on sale at Amazon for £3.99, down from the retail price of £16.99. That’s more that three quarters off the cover price. […]

Going To See Matt Smith On The Late Late Show

Arturo Garciato writes for Bleeding Cool; The first thing I can tell you is, this wasn’t nearly as hard to get into as the SDCC ’09 panel – you remember that one, Rich, with the extra-sized line outside the Convention Center before 7 a.m. My two friends and I arrived at the queue outside CBS […]

2000AD Parodies Doctor Who In Brendan McCarthy’s Judge Dredd

Beginning in 2000AD Prog 1712 out next week, Brendan McCarthy, co-creator of ReBoot and artist on Spider-Man Fever has created a two part Judge Dredd story, with Al Ewing scripting. Entitled Dr What? it involves Dredd tracking down “a time-travelling Doctor who rides a Mega-City Portaloo along the timewaves, altering history and changing the future […]

Sunday Runaround – The Anger Of John Byrne

CosplayWatch: Photo by Patrick King, from Wizard World Austin. Brilliant. EmotionWatch: The anger of John Byrne; “I realize that what I am about to write will unleash a torrent of comments across the ‘Net from those microbrains who are able to “think” only when someone tells them what to say — ie, when someone like […]

Torchwood Facts And Doctor Who Non-Facts

How much do you know about Doctor Who? I don’t know too much, I’m afraid, and I always refer to Rich on anything I’m not sure of. This is even though I suspect his knowledge is greatly padded with quick trips to the internet and I’m fully capable of using Google myself. Johnny and Dee, […]

Wednesday Runaround – “That Black Kid From FF 203”

SnarkWatch: Our Valued Customers (via Andy Khouri on Comics Alliance) (example right) CoverWatch: The Superman and Batman cover art that Bleeding Cool reported on last week starts to hit the news wires. AllStarWatch: More unnecessary confusion over All Star Superman. Seriously chaps, it’s not that hard… BatWatch: Dark Knight Rises starts shooting in Chicago in […]

The Doctor Now Has Five Hundred And Seven Regenerations (VIDEO)

It was just a throwaway line in the latest episode of Sarah Jane Adventures, with Matt Smith guest starring as The Doctor, written by Doctor Who supremo Russell T Davies. Regular character Clyde interrogated The Doctor on exactly how many times he could regenerate. Previously set at twelve for each Time Lord, creating a total […]

Ten Thoughts About Sarah Jane Adventures: Death Of The Doctor Part One

Bet you’ve missed me doing this haven’t you? Sarah Jane Adventures just broadcast the first part of the two parter, Death Of The Doctor, by Russell T Davies. 1. This Is A Children’s TV Show About Death So we have denial, we have mourning, we have the celebration of life, memories and friends that comes […]