Saturday, November 8, 2014

Doctor Who 2014 Christmas Special trailer


The BBC have released a trailer for the 2014 Doctor Who Christmas Special, watch it in the player above. It is written by Steven Moffat, directed by Paul Wilmshurst (Kill The Moon, Mummy on the Orient Express) and stars Nick Frost (Spaced), Michael Troughton (The New Statesman), Natalie Gumede (Coronation Street), Faye Marsay (Pride), Nathan McMullen (Misfits) and Dan Starkey (who is normally Strax!).For more info and pics on the story, click HERE.

Death In Heaven - Doctor Who Extra


The latest episode of Doctor Who Extra is now available, go behind-the-scenes on Death In Heaven in the player above. For more pics, clips and info from the story, click HERE.

Death In Heaven - What Did YOU Think?


The Doctor Who Series 8 finale, Death In Heaven, has aired - but what did YOU think? Please leave your comments in the section below and, obviously, if you haven't seen it best not to read. Check out the What Did You Think? for Dark Water HERE.

Blogtor's NEW Doctor Who Book!

Coming out in early 2015 is Blogtor's second book, Doctor Who - The Big Book Of Lists. Featuring 100 lists spanning all 51 years of Who fun, the book also includes exclusive stunning artwork from legendary Doctor Who artist, Andrew Skilleter. Check out the blurb below.
Known for his popular lists, Cameron K. McEwan, author of The Who's Who of Doctor Who, is back with a book that compiles loads of fun facts and never-before-heard tidbits about the Whoniverse. (It's bigger on the inside!)

Pour over loads of fascinating lists about the TARDIS, Gallifrey, and Daleks, as the fandom unites in epic appreciation for The Doctor. Organized by theme, Doctor Who: The Big Book of Lists will cover everything over the past fifty years of the epic series including: doppelgangers, popular locales, regenerations, Gallifrey adventures, highest-rated episodes, plots, characters and loads more.

Accompanied by the incredible Doctor Who artwork of Andrew Skilleter and loaded with weird and interesting facts and quizzes, this is the perfect gift item for the Time Lord lover in your life.
The book also features an EXCLUSIVE list from Doctor Who composer, Murray Gold - including some fascinating insights to his work and most popular themes and scores! Doctor Who - The Big Book Of Lists will be available from all good book stores and online from Feb 2015.


Blogtor's first book, THE WHO'S WHO OF DOCTOR WHO, is available now from all book stores and also online. Purchase on Amazon [UK] HERE and Amazon [US] HERE.  Check out Kill Bill and Reservoir Dogs star Michael Madsen having a look on the right (he's a Tom Baker fan, if you're interested).

News Round~Up

Courtesy of Springfield Punx
With Doctor Who Series 8 coming to an end today, it's been a busy old time on the world of Doctor Who and there's some news and juicy nuggets that may have passed you by. Collected here is a round-up of the very latest news.

Don't forget you can follow Blogtor Who on Twitter for up-to-the-minute news on Doctor Who - follow HERE. Read the last news round~up HERE.

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Friday, November 7, 2014

Death In Heaven clip


The BBC have released a clip from the final episode of Doctor Who Series 8, Death In Heaven - watch it in the player above. INCLUDES SPOILERS IF YOU HAVEN'T SEEN DARK WATER! Below you can find a preview of Saturday's installment of Doctor Who Extra. INCLUDES SPOILERS IF YOU HAVEN'T SEEN DARK WATER! For more pics, clips and news from the Doctor Who Series 8 finale, click HERE.

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Doctor Who Figurine Collection


The latest issues of the fantastic magazine, the Doctor Who Figurine Collection, are hitting shops now! Issue 32 comes with an amazing figurine of a Cyber Leader whilst Issue 33 features Madame Vastra. For full details, visit their website HERE. Click on the images included here for bigger versions.




Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Doctor Who comics preview

Included below are details on the upcoming Doctor Who comics from Titan featuring the Tenth, Eleventh and Twelfth Doctors. Click on the images for bigger versions.

Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor #4
Story By: Nick Abadzis | Art By: Elena Casagrande
Release Date: Wednesday, November 5, 2014

In exchange for the invaluable assistance she offered defending New York – and to say sorry for dropping into her life like a tornado! – the Doctor has promised Gabby one trip – just one trip! – in the TARDIS.

With the whole universe laid before her, all of time and space, where will Gabriella Gonzalez choose to go? What will they find when they get there… and can one trip in the TARDIS ever be enough?

More importantly, the Tenth Doctor has been hurt by the fate of his companions before – and recently! With Donna still fresh in his mind, can Gabby convince him that he shouldn’t travel alone, for just a little while longer?

Comes with three covers to collect - art cover by artist Verity Glass (cover A), subscription photo cover (cover B) and an art cover by series artist Elena Casagrande (cover C). For more information visit HERE

Doctor Who: The Twelfth Doctor #2
Story By: Robbie Morrison | Art By: Dave Taylor
Release Date: Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Journey beyond the astounding new series of the TV show with award-winning writer Robbie Morrison and New York Times bestselling artist Dave Taylor! On a frozen planet spinning around a dying star, the Doctor and Clara stumble across the lone survivor of a species that once conquered the galaxy. Is it a prisoner? Cryogenically suspended pioneer? ...or something altogether more sinister? Caught in a deadly mystery, Clara and the Doctor's actions will have scorching repercussions for the universe!

Comes with three covers to collect - art cover by artist Coal Hill Wall (cover A), subscription photo cover (cover B) and a Clara photo cover (cover C). For more information visit HERE.

Doctor Who: The Eleventh Doctor #5
Story By: Al Ewing | Art By: Boo Cook
Release Date: Wednesday, December 3, 2014

DYING SPACE STATION! SHAPESHIFTING HORROR! ALICE’S LAST BREATH?

Still trapped aboard the SERVEYOUinc research satellite, Alice and the Doctor must unravel the mystery of the creature codenamed ‘ARC’ - while staying one step ahead of its whisper-quiet rampage through the station!

But there’s something essential the Doctor’s missing – something he’s overlooked.

Can Alice help him see it, in time to save her life… or is the story of the Doctor’s favorite sarcastic library assistant doomed to end in the icy depths of space?

Writer Al Ewing (Loki: Agent of Asgard) and artist Boo Cook (2000AD, Elephantmen) invite you to a high-tech race against time, with everything to play for!

Comes with two covers to collect - art cover by artist Verity Glass (cover A) and a subscription photo cover (cover B). For more information visit HERE.


Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor #5
Story By: Nick Abadzis | Art By: Elena Casagrande
Release Date: Wednesday, December 10, 2014

With the Doctor half the man he should be, under the draining influence of an alien tourist trap, Gabriella is left to shoulder the burden of saving him, the planet, and the future of art in our galaxy - and all on her first off-world trip, no less!

Trapped in a terrifying creative retreat, where what was once beautiful has been rendered corrupt and horrifying, is Gabby strong enough to reverse whatever has been done to the Doctor and save an intergalactic artistic community from itself? You’d better hope so!

And who, or what, are the deadly Consultants… and what plans do they have for the Doctor?!

Comes with two covers to collect - art cover by artist Verity Glass (cover A) and a subscription photo cover (cover B). For more information visit HERE

Thanks to Titan Comics

The Essential Doctor Who: Alien Worlds

Included here are the artwork and details for the latest issue in The Essential Doctor Who series, Alien Worlds.

The latest issue of Panini’s lavish Doctor Who bookazine is the ultimate guide to alien worlds.

Issue 3 of The Essential Doctor Who comprises 116 pages of all-new material devoted to the numerous planets we have seen the Doctor visit. This comprehensive guide begins at Alfava Metraxis and ends at Zolfa-Thura. In between are entries on such significant locations as Karn and obscurities such as Tigus.

As well as this exhaustive encyclopedia, Alien Worlds includes an introductory overview by Toby Hadoke, an article by the Public Astronomer Dr Marek Kukula, a feature by Mark Wright on the history of Doctor Who production design and an interview with the lead writer and editors of Doctor Who Magazine’s comic strip. Other highlights include maps of Marinus, Dulkis and Spiridon by illustrator Paul Smith.

 “Alien Worlds is a departure from the style of earlier issues,” says editor Marcus Hearn. “The encyclopaedic format has enabled us to cover everything from 1963 to 2014, and to harmonise the sometimes complicated histories of worlds such as Skaro, Trenzalore and the Moon. We’ve packed in a huge amount of information, but designer Peri Godbold has ensured that each page looks beautiful.”

The Essential Doctor Who: Alien Worlds is on sale now, price £9.99

Death In Heaven cast list

Included below is the cast list for Doctor Who Series 8, Episode 12, Death In Heaven. For more pics, clips and news from the Doctor Who Series 8 finale, click HERE.

The Doctor - Peter Capaldi
Clara - Jenna Coleman
Danny - Samuel Anderson
Missy - Michelle Gomez
Seb - Chris Addison
Osgood - Ingrid Oliver
Kate Lethbridge-Stewart - Jemma Redgrave
Colonel Ahmed - Sanjeev Bhaskar
 Boy - Antonio Bourouphael
Teenage boy - Shane Keogh-Grenade
Teenage girl - Katie Bignell
 Graham - James Pearse
Cyberman - Jeremiah Krage
Voice of the Cybermen - Nicholas Briggs
 
Death In Heaven airs Nov 8 on BBC One at 8pm