Cosmic Masque VIII now available

The DWAS has just released their latest (and free) issue of Cosmic Masque, volume VIII to be precise. It’s the usual mix of stories, reviews and articles and is available (with previous issues) here: Cosmic Masque New Volume. *** Message Ends ***

Celestial Toyroom 494 talks second and fifth Doctors

Members of the DWAS will be getting their copies of Celestial Toyroom 494 and it’s of interest (as the mashup cover suggests) in contrasting the Second Doctor and the Fifth Doctor. There’s an interesting central idea of how one particular story from the Troughton era is echoed in one of the Davison (and the cover…

Gerry Davis archive interviews on the DWAS

Any consideration of the Second Doctor must come to the reasonable conclusion that Cybermen are his key nemesis, as suggested in my post What did the Second Doctor ever do for the Show? It’s a short step then to considering the impact of Kit Pedler (left in photo) on Doctor Who, but let’s not forget Gerry Davis (right). The picture shows them working on Doomwatch, but…

Celestial Toyroom 490 now shipping

According to twitter, issue 490 of the Celestial Toyroom from the DWAS is now shipping. Details of the magazine on the DWAS website. I’ve no connection to this issue, but just wanted an excuse to publish a copy of the fabulous Rose montage used as the cover! <– Message Ends –>

The Space Museum article published by the DWAS!

As part of the Celestial Toyroom Annual 2019, I wrote a piece on the First Doctor story The Space Museum. Rather than just another review (and there are some good ones in here) I took the challenge to discuss the idea of remaking this story in modern Doctor Who. This adventure tends not to get much in the way…