Friday, 24 December 2010

The Twelve Doctors of Christmas

Doctor WhoTor.com is publishing a series or articles entitled The Twelve Doctors of Christmas, in which a host of special guest writers celebrate the many men (and one woman) who are known of as The Doctor.

The series starts 26th December.
  • George Mann the author of The Affinity Bridge, The Osiris Ritual and Ghosts of Manhattan, celebrates the First Doctor, William Hartnell.
  • Nick Abadzis the Eisner Award-winning graphic novelist and children’s book author, celebrates the Second Doctor, Patrick Troughton.
  • Paul Cornell the writer of the Hugo-nominated Doctor Who episodes, Father’s Day, Human Nature, and The Family of Blood, celebrates the Third Doctor, Jon Pertwee.
  • Nicholas Whyte who works as the Brussels representative of Independent Diplomat, celebrates the Fourth Doctor, Tom Baker.
  • Pia Guerra winner of an Eisner Award in 2008 for her illustration work on the multiple award-winning Vertigo comic series Y: The Last Man, celebrates the Fifth Doctor, Peter Davison.
  • Josiah Rowe writer for our very own Doctor Who News Page, celebrates the Sixth Doctor, Colin Baker.
  • Seanan McGuire whose work spans the fantasy, romance, and science fiction genres, celebrates the Seventh Doctor, Sylvester McCoy.
  • Steve Mollmann who reviewes the Big Finish audio adventures for Unreality SF, celebrates the Eighth Doctor, Paul McGann.
  • Graham Sleight who has an extensive backlog of reviews and critical essays regarding science fiction and fantasy works, celebrates Ninth Doctor, Christopher Eccleston.
  • Nasty Canasta who performs original burlesque shows in New York City, celebrates the Tenth Doctor, David Tennant.
  • Lynne M. Thomas and Tara O’Shea, who curated and released Chicks Dig Time Lords in early 2009, an essay collection from female viewpoints along with Mark Waid who is Boom Studios! editor-in-chief, celebrate the Eleventh Doctor, Matt Smith.
  • Jason Henninger who is a Tor.com blogger, celebrates the Twelve Doctors That Very Briefly Were.