Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Doctor Who Comic Book Releases for March 14th

Out today is the last 12th Doctor comic book until the range wide reboot later this year.  This issue wraps up the Weeping Angel story line as The Doctor, Bill and Nardole race to save the universe.
You can pick this issue up where ever comic books are sold.

​Writer:​ Richard Dinnick
A​rtist:​ Pasquale Qualano
P​ublisher: Titan Comics
FC, $3.99, On sale: March 14, 2018

The conclusion of Year Three!

The weeping angels descend on the Doctor, but his companions, old and new, have a few tricks up their sleeves to help him out!

​Cover A: ​Blair Shedd
​Cover B: ​Photo - Will Brooks
​Cover C: Simon Myers

Friday, March 9, 2018

Details for Doctor Who Magazine 523

Out now in the UK is the latest issue of Doctor Who Magazine which has an interview with new executive producer Matt Strevens and with Missy herself Michelle Gomez.  You can get Doctor Who Magazine at wherever you get your magazines in the UK and at Barnes and Noble in the US towards the end of the month.

In this issue...
Doctor Who’s showrunner discusses the new logo and remembers his years as a teenage fan.

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Doctor Who The Complete Season 12 To Get Blu Ray Set

BBC Worldwide has announced that Tom Bakers debut season will be be released in a Blu Ray box set with some new extras along with the extras that were on the original DVD releases.  The highlight of this set will be that the quality will be better and the VHS released The Tom Baker Years will be included on this set.  No date for a North American release yet as this set will be see its Region 2 release June 11th.

Along With Robot, The Ark in Space, The Sontaran Experiment, Genesis of the Daleks and Revenge of the Cybermen the box set will include these extras.

Holding Synopsis:

Tom Baker's acclaimed first season as the Fourth Doctor, originally aired in 1975/76. With his best friend Sarah Jane Smith and new companion Harry, the Doctor pits his wits against a giant robot, the insect Wirrn, Cybermen, Sontarans and Daleks.

Twenty episodes, specially restored for Blu-Ray and packed with new and old special features. Build your own archive of classic Doctor Who seasons with this six-disc special 'limited edition packaging' boxset.

Existing Extras

Existing bonus material from the original DVD's

Brand New Bonus Features

Brand new one hour candid interview - 'Tom Baker in conversation'

Behind The Sofa - classic clips from season 12 viewed by Tom Baker, Philip Hinchcliffe, Louise Jameson, Janet Fielding, Sarah Sutton and Sadie Miller

New making-of documentaries for 'The Sontaran Experiment' and 'Revenge of the Cybermen'

Optional brand new updated special effects for Revenge of the Cybermen
Genesis of the Daleks - omnibus movie version

The Tom Baker Years VHS release on disc for the first time

Production archive material and scripts from the BBC Archives

Some other archive treats to be announced

Friday, March 2, 2018

Details for Doctor Who - The Siege of Big Ben

Out this month for download only is a Short Trip adventure featuring the meta 10th Doctor and is narrated by Camille Coduri who played Jackie Tyler in the new series.  You can order this audio adventure from the Big finish website.

Release #39 is a Meta-Crisis Doctor and Jackie Tyler story

Jackie Tyler has everything she's ever wanted: a loving husband, two children, and a vital role in the Earth Defence organisation headquartered in Big Ben. But now that the world is out of the shadow of the Cybus organisation, others have spotted an opportunity. A terrible, far-reaching plan is underway, and only Jackie and the new scientific adviser stand in the way.

But the Doctor isn't the man he was...

Producer Ian Atkins
Script Editor Ian Atkins
Executive Producers Jason Haigh-Ellery and Nicholas Briggs

Written By: Joseph Lidster
Directed By: Lisa Bowerman

Camille Coduri (Jackie Tyler)