The fifth issue of Marvel’s Classic Comics is out today, with classics from both the Third and Fourth Doctor’s eras.
Behind the Frame: 1977-1979 New Mighty TV Comic by John Ainsworth
Frame Count: The Fourth Doctor (Part 1) by John Ainsworth
The Comic in Comics by Alan Woollcombe
The Eternal Present (Part 2) (Countdown issues 45-46)
The Doctor has been pursued through time and captured for the “crime” of time travel. Taken to New Britain in 3550, the Doctor is sentenced to trial by combat by Mar-Kom, the ruler of New Britain. The Time Lord allies himself with Theophilus Tolliver, the inventor of Earth’s first time machine, to uncover the truth about Mar-Kom.
Sub Zero (Countdown issues 47-54)
The Daleks steal an atomic submarine and launch its missiles at Sydney, Australia. They plan to establish a base in the ruins, convert the survivors into Daleks, then destroy the rest of the world!
Fourth Doctor comic stories:
Death Flower (Part 1) (TV Comic issues 1204-1209)
The debut of the Fourth Doctor in comic form featuring Sarah Jane Smith sees the duo come face to face with a man-made plant called the Sarricoids created by Professor Sarric…
The Dalek Chronicles:
The Menace of the Monstrons (Part 2) (TV Century 21 issues 41-46)
With the Daleks distracted by the aftermath of the rust plague, the Monstrons land on Skaro inside a dormant volcano without meeting any resistance. They are detected, however, and a Dalek is dispatched to investigate on a hoverbout. The Monstrons’ Engibrain soldiers freeze it with liquid air. Two more Daleks go to investigate but are killed when they come in contact with the Monstons’ force field…
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