Who in comics

Published On August 14, 2010 | By Richard Bruton | Comics, Film TV & Theatre

Jelly baby junkie Matthew Badham reposts his look at the history of Doctor Who in comics form, from the rather rough 60s portrayals in TV Comic to the arrival of the far better strips from some top British comics creators like Pat Mills and Dave Gibbons in the dedicated Doctor Who Weekly (later Monthly, still going strong) and the new American market comics from IDW, taking in comments from a whole bunch of folks along the way.

(the great Mick McMahon’s portrayal of Tom Baker’s fourth Doctor for Doctor Who Weekly, tackling an apparently inert – and Hartnell era design – Cyberman in a junkyard. Gosh, remember reading this one first time around...)

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Richard Bruton

– Started in comics retail aged 16 at Nostalgia & Comics, Birmingham. Now located in Yorkshire, he’s written for the Forbidden Planet International Blog since 2007. Specialising in UK Comics and All-Ages comics, Richard’s day job in a primary school allowed him to build the best children’s graphic novel library in the country.

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