Capitol guests announced

One of the major UK Doctor Who conventions returns in 2017 – it’s The Capitol, the DWAS convention, and this year it’s run with Big Finish! This means the guest list has plenty of interesting names, including Nick Briggs, Andrew Smith, Kai Owen and many more (Katy Manning, Peter Purves, Sarah Sutton, Matthew Waterhouse, Daphne Ashbrook included). No details…

The Mechanical Planet (audio) review

Free with Vworp, Vworp 3 on CD is a 16 minute version of The Mechanical Planet. Originally a comic strip written by Terry Nation and David Whitaker from 1965, this audio version is a delight. It may only be a short story but it’s a good one, and finds an angle on the Daleks that’s been little explored. David…

Vworp Vworp! volume 3 – first thoughts

Volume 3 of Vworp Vworp! popped through my letterbox a few days ago, and my first thought are wow, wow and another dose of wow! The quality of the production, art and writing all appear excellent, and I’m ashamed to say this is the first volume I’ve bought. It won’t be the last. There’s a lot…

*Sub Zero review

Originally published in eight parts between January and February 1972, *Sub Zero (the asterisk is part of the title) is a comic strip written by Dennis Hopper and illustrated by Gerry Haylock. It first appeared in Countdown and also in DWCC 5, before making a recent appearance as a free gift in DWM 208. As you can see from the…