The Doctor — hero or superhero?

Thinking about whether or not the Doctor is the hero of Doctor Who reminded me of something else — is the Doctor a hero or a superhero? DoctorWhoTV has had similar thoughts (I now find), which doesn’t mean it isn’t relevant. I’ll explain…

Is the Doctor the hero?

I’ve been doing some thinking about Doctor Who as well as Campbell’s monomyth. If you know what that is you’ll have your own opinions; if you don’t be warned it’s a bit of a rabbit hole and rather fascinating to writers. We can blame it for the prevalence of the J-word (journey). Even if you…

Unofficial Dr Who Annual 1989 scheduled

Over on FaceBook, Terraqueous Distributors has given September 2020 for the Unofficial Dr Who Annual 1989. Impressive turnaround as the Unofficial Master Album 2074 only just came out! What’s next? Eighth Doctor Album 1996? War Doctor? Division Doctors? I can’t wait! === Message Ends ===

Time Lord Victorious reveal

A few minutes after my last post, and now it’s full details! And it’s big; really big! See COMING SOON: Time Lord Victorious. Let’s just look at those Doctors (including the Ninth Doctor), Rose, Ood, Daleks, book, comic, audio, escape room.. What a list! Twelve weeks starting September 2020! *** Messsage Ends ***

Celestial Toyroom 505 now out!

If you’re a DWAS member, and subject to local variation in postal deliveries, you may already have or be about to get the latest Celestial Toyroom through your letterbox. Inside are the usual range of reviews, articles, an interview with Mandip herself and reaction to the Timeless Children revelations. Details on the DWAS site here.…

The DWC talks Timeless Children – in depth

The collective talents had so much to say about The Timeless Children it had to be published in several parts. What’s more the site was taken off line for its own regeneration ahead of publication. Suffice it to say opinion is ‘mixed’ and ‘critical’. Even my own snippet in the group review is sarcastic and…