Panel Borders: Doctor Who comics by Pat Mills and Dave Gibbons

Panel Borders: Doctor Who comics then

Originally broadcast 23/07/09 in an edited version as an episode of Strip! on Resonance 104.4 FM

Excerpt from Doctor Who - The Dogs of Doom by Mills / Wagner and Gibbons

Excerpt from Doctor Who - The Dogs of Doom by Mills / Wagner and Gibbons

Alex Fitch talks to two of the creators of Marvel UK’s seminal Who comic strip printed in Doctor Who Weekly. Pat Mills co-wrote the first 43 instalments of the weekly Doctor Who strip with fellow 2000AD cohort John Wagner, bring to the page such outlandish tales as The Iron Legion and The Star Beast about a Robot Roman army and a psychotic cute alien who befriends children. Dave Gibbons drew 56 of the first 60 instalments of the Marvel comic, making him the most iconic artist to be associated with Tom Baker’s Doctor in comic strip format and drew the first episode of Peter Davison’s run, as his swan song. Alex talks to Pat and Dave about their work on the comic and also about Pat’s forays into Who on the radio, writing scripts for Colin Baker and Paul McGann.

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