DW: Quicksilver Review

DW Quicksilver

As I continue to play “main range catch up”, let’s take a look at Quicksilver. The story is significant for two reasons: 1. it settles the mystery of Constance’s husband that has followed her around since her debut story, and 2. it sees the return of Flip, the Sixth Doctor’s earlier companion, who thankfully has been toned down a bit here…

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DW: The Eaters of Light Review

DW The Eaters of Light

Doctor Who’s 10th (since the revival) series is drawing to a close, but before we begin the big finale we get one last stand alone adventures. This time it’s the old “pseudo historical”, with The Doctor and Bill seeking out the Roman Ninth Legion, who vanished without record. The pair of course find out that an interdimensional, light-eating creature is responsible… I mean, come on historians! It was obvious! Let’s take a look…

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DW: Absolute Power Review

DW Absolute Power

My subscription to the Main Range audio dramas from Big Finish ended just before Christmas, and its taken me this long to find the funds to re-subscribe. On the plus side, I now have a good eight or so new Doctor Who Audios to listen to! On the negative side: this story. Ah well. I’ve heard good things about the next one, so let’s just get this out of the way, shall we? It’s not terrible, just not terribly interesting…

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DW: Pureblood and Flashback Review

DW Pureblood and FB

Having finally picked up my copy of “Emperor of the Daleks”, the latest collection of Doctor Who Magazine comics, it’s time to start the third part of the trinity of Doctor Who media I enjoy. All these stories were released in 92 / 93, where Doctor Who had been off TV for some time and Virgin books’ “New Adventures” line was popular with a good chunk of remaining fans, meaning two things: loads of continuity references due to a lack of new fans, and the appearance of Bernice “Benny” Summerfield from the books as a companion. Let’s take a look at the first two stories in the collection then…

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