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RIP Steve Dillon

Comics legend Steve Dillon has died suddenly at the age of 54. Currently best known for co-creating Preacher, which has had a successful run on AMC, Dillon’s art graced hundreds of different genre pieces, with his early work for Marvel UK including creating the Dalek Killer Absalom Daak for Doctor Who Weekly. His stories appeared in … Continue reading

Power of the Daleks invades American cinemas

For one night only, the animated reconstruction of the first Patrick Troughton Doctor Who serial will be conquering and destroying in American cinemas. The six-part animated series will be shown Monday, November 14, at 7:00pm local time – 50 years after the original BBC broadcast – in advance of the premiere on BBC AMERICA on … Continue reading

Doctor Who meets the Mr Men

The worlds of Doctor Who and Roger Hargreaves’ Mr Men are colliding in a new series of books from Penguin Random House. Puffin Books, an imprint of Penguin Random House Children’s (DW’s global publisher) , will publish these stories in the UK.  Penguin Young Readers, a division of Penguin Random House is master publisher and … Continue reading

DWAS Pertwee plaque auction now live

The Doctor Who Appreciation Society’s auction on ebay to raise funds for their plaque to commemorate third Doctor Jon Pertwee is taking place this weekend. There are various items of Who memorabilia available, and funds raised from the auction and from other activities will go towards the plaque, the dedication and the Grand Order of … Continue reading

A Doctor Who Superhero Christmas (video)

This Christmas on BBC One, the Doctor teams up with a comic-book superhero in New York for a heroic special written by Steven Moffat, titled ‘The Return of Doctor Mysterio’. On Christmas Day the Doctor, played by Peter Capaldi, teams up with an investigative journalist, played by Charity Wakefield (Wolf Hall, The Player) and a superhero … Continue reading

First official Class trailer arrives (video)

The first full trailer for the Doctor Who spin-off Class has finally been released, two weeks before the show premieres on BBC Three. Click below to watch – but be warned, there are some spoilers… “Time has looked at your faces. And time never forgets…” The #Class trailer is here!    

Win the Doctor’s History of Humankind

A History of Humankind, the 12th Doctor’s guide to everything that’s happened on planet Earth that teachers leave off the curriculum, is out this week, and thanks to those lovely people at BBC Children’s Books, we have three copies to give away. To win a copy, just answer this simple question: Which historical figure was … Continue reading

Celebrate Jon Pertwee with the DWAS (updated)

The Doctor Who Appreciation Society is holding a special Polarity Day to celebrate Jon Pertwee’s time as the Third Doctor. This special event on 23rd October 2016 at Wimbledon Theatre celebrates Jon’s time as the Doctor, as DWAS unveils its Heritage Plaque to honour him. The event will feature a specially arranged screening of ‘The … Continue reading

Doctor Who spinoff Class begins October 22

BBC Three has confirmed that the new YA drama, Class, written by Patrick Ness, will drop its first two episodes on BBC Three on Saturday 22 October: For Tonight We Might Die and The Coach with the Dragon Tattoo. Peter Capaldi will join the cast of exciting new talent in the opening episode of the series. … Continue reading

Win a copy of Who Graphica

The astounding Who Graphica – a guide to all things Doctor Who in visual form – is published today and thanks to those kind people at BBC Books, we have a couple of copies to give away. It’s a fun book that uses visualisations, infographics, charts and maps and much more to present facts and figures … Continue reading