(Another winning write-up by Orion, folks! Do the Doctor Who comics live up to the TV show’s greatness? Does the story’s young-female Doctor Companion function as a Mary Sue for a middle-aged British writer? Are comics readers and DW fans ALL Special Snowflakes? Read on, and find out…)
by Orion Tippens
Writer: Paul Cornell
Pencils: Johnny Broxton
Published by: IDW Publishing
Released: Dec. 2013
Notes: One-shot, self-contained story
The Doctor meets…Doctor Who?!
After a mishap send the TARDIS astray, our favorite Time Lord stumbles upon a world most familiar to us readers.
This is our real world, or as the Doctor puts it; a world of “anti-fiction,” “non-fiction,” and “un-fiction.” Here, all of the exciting moments in the Doctor’s life are passed off through stories, through a fictional TV show called “Doctor Who” staged with special effects. “Doctor Who” is well-received by its huge fandom base, very popular at geek conventions, and a growing oncoming merchandising storm.
The Doctor is Continue reading