I sat down to the start of a new season of Doctor Who anticipating much of what I had gotten from the Stephen Moffat/Peter Capaldi era. The past two seasons have been good, but not great. There were glimmers of light as Capaldi would insert some element of a past incarnation of the Time Lord or as some prior moment from classic Doctor Who was referenced. Overall, there seemed to be a sense that the series was looking for a direction to go, one that would appease fans, the BBC, and the creative spirit at work within the show. Amazingly, we've gotten a premiere that encompassed everything I want from Doctor Who.
With Peter Capaldi's announced exit with the 2017 Christmas Special, Discussion naturally turns to who will be the next person to play the Doctor. Thanks to fans pressing for a female Doctor, we can look to someone other than a white man to portray the Time Lord. Here are some of the names that are being mentioned.
I thought that I had heard this Doctor Who fan theory before, but I can't seem to find reference to it anywhere. I won't claim it as an original theory, and I acknowledge that there are a lot of contradictions to this theory in various other media the Doctor has appeared in, but there are contradictions to everything. As with all good theories, it falls to being able to address those contradictions and explain them. As I attempt to do so, here is the theory as it stands now...
Just in time for Doctor Who Comics Day we have Titan Comics' latest crossover of the Doctors facing a threat from the Cybermen, one of the races that has plagued the Doctor across dimensions as well as time. Check out the preview before celebrating at your local comic shop.
Titan Comics is branching out to publish new adventures of the Fourth Doctor, one of the most popular of the incarnations from the original British series. Titan has had hits and misses, but mostly hits, but so many people love the Fourth Doctor, can this one succeed?
Well, its official, Steven Moffat is leaving Doctor Who. Speculation the past year and criticism of his treatment of female characters has fueled the rumors that he would be stepping aside as showrunner soon. The wait is over. Stephen Moffat is out the door.
Titan Comics has collected the IDW series that commemorated Doctor Who's 50th Anniversary, Prisoners of Time! It's not a bad series and tries to tie in directly to the current television series, but also acknowledges and honors the original run of Doctor Who that made the series the legend that it is. Heck, it even honors past Doctor Who comics, not limiting itself to the television series. At $24.99, it's at a pretty good price point, too!
The Doctor Who: The Four Doctors collection is hitting your local comic shop next week, and the folks at Titan has sent along a preview just in case you didn't catch the individual issues and are riding the fence on picking it up.
If you want to read the comic adventures of the Twelfth Doctor but need a good starting point, the The Twelfth Doctor Year Two is just right for you. Fans of the first year will be glad to know that series write Robbie Morrison returns, but with a new artist. Rachael Stott has some amazing pages in this preview from Titan Comics featuring the Twelfth Doctor and his companion Clara Oswald, portrayed on television by Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman.
The Tenth Doctor Year Two has been continuing the further stories of David Tennant's Tenth Doctor. Fans of Doctor Who might be interested in this preview sent to us by Titan Comics. Titan has been a great steward of the Doctor Who franchise and this series has been a fun continuation for those Doctor Who fans that miss the stories of the Tenth Doctor and aren't satisfied with just the television episodes.
The cornerstone of Titan Comics is Doctor Who. They've committed to regular series for the current Doctor, His Eleventh incarnation, and his Tenth incarnation. They've even done mini-series for The Eighth and Ninth Doctors. Now the Ninth Doctor joins his successors in getting his own regular series.