Tuesday, 2 August 2011

Two new Fanzines


The Terrible Zodin # 11 is now available for free download. Celebrating the lively and colourful world of Doctor Who in comics the magazine brings you an exclusive Magenta Pryce cover by Dan McDaid and artist Kris Carter gives the low down on inking and illustrating. There are articles on The Dalek Chronicles, Grant Morrison’s comic strips, Business as Usual and reviews of the best Doctor Who comics out there. All this plus a number of our talented contributors bring you their own original strips for your reading pleasure.

Also this issue a look at TTZ’s encounter with Steven Moffat himself, an article pondering how old the Doctor is, the magazine reveals how to throw your own Doctor Who themed wedding and supports the campaign to make The Curse of Fatal Death canon.

The Monster of Peladon gets the No! Not The Mind Probe! treatment, the Back2theWhoture team watch The Time Meddler and The Time Warrior and the magazine bids goodbye to Sarah Jane Smith.

All that plus the concluding part of the interview with Doctor Who legend Terrance Dicks, where he reveals the truth about The Terrible Zodin’s murky origins.



The second issue of Vworp Vworp! is due in late-August and pre orders are now being accepted at the magazine's website.

Here are some of the items to be found in the new issue:
  • The first half of the exhaustive Abslom Daak tribute, including interviews with writer Steve Moore, and artists Steve Dillon and David Lloyd. Also a Daak comic strip, written for DWM by Steve Moore in 1980 but withdrawn after a disagreement with the editor, now finally brought to the page by DWM artists Martin Geraghty, Adrian Salmon and Roger Langridge.
  • The first in the series of DWM editor interviews with a chat between Dez Skinn and Tom Spilsbury as well as Paul Neary, Alan McKenzie, Cefn Ridout and the elusive Sheila Cranna.
  • Ex-Doctors Tom Baker and Colin Baker talk about their comic strip selves.
  • Dave Gibbons, Steve Parkhouse and Mick McMahon discuss The Tides of Time and Junkyard Demon, and a look at in The Lodger with Gareth Roberts and Mike Collins.
  • The Housekeeper, a comic strip written by Paul Magrs and drawn by Bret M Herholz starring Mrs Wibbesey and the Fourth Doctor.
  • A free gift in the form of a ‘Vworpabix’ board game. Based on the 1970s Weetabix game, this has 16 character cards by Adrian Salmon and boards by Paul Grist, Jon Pinto, Leighton Noyes and Graeme Neil Reid.
  • Two covers: a wraparound Abslom Daak cover by Mike Collins, and an early Doctor Who Monthly pastiche featuring Junkyard Demon (with Jason Fletcher and Ben Willsher’s take on Daak on the back cover).
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