Obverse Books has released their tenth collection of Iris Wildthyme stories, Wild Thymes on the 22. Edited by Stewart Sheargold (Big Finish Productions), Wild Thymes on the 22 features new fiction by Steve Cole, Richard Wright, Matthew Bright, Cody Schell, Neil Chester and many others, with a special wrap-round cover by noted comics artist Paul Hanley.
I reviewed Una McCormack’s Thirteenth Doctor novel Molten Heart for Starburst: DOCTOR WHO: MOLTEN HEART. It’s got an imaginative setting, though as a book it’s not as long as it might be, +++ Message Ends +++
I had the chance to review the latest set of BBC Doctor Who books, marking the arrival of the Thirteenth Doctor. First up is Juno Dawson’s The Good Doctor. The cover gives some clues, but not so as to spoil the reading.
Thanks to The Scottish Sun, there’s a chance to read an interview with David Solomons, who wrote the Thirteenth Doctor book The Secret in Vault 13. The piece is worth a read: Scottish screenwriter couldn’t turn down chance to write Doctor Who book after penning feature film. ~~~ Message Ends ~~~
I’m not a huge fan of Doctor Who comics, but Titan Comics deserve some congratulations for their first foray into the world of the Thirteenth Doctor. They’ve commissioned thirteen variant covers, including one with a thirteenth Doctor Puppet! The details of this release are here: Doctor Who: The Thirteenth Doctor #1. ### Message Ends ###
I’ve had a quick skim of Comic Scene Issue 1, and there’s plenty more to enjoy. It’s themed as Laydeez Do Comics and has Judge Anderson and Minnie the Minx alongside a piece on female companions in various Doctor Who comics over the years. Worth a look if you get the chance. ))) Message Ends (((
Andrew Cartmel’s impact on Doctor Who and the Seventh Doctor is much discussed, but if you’d like a bit more, you might want to get hold of Comic Scene Issue 0. It comes up on offer sometimes, and covers many things connected with the UK comic scene (Issue 0 has articles on Dan Dare, The Prisoner and Tank Girl to name…