IDW Previews Final Doctor Who Issue: The Girl Who Loved Doctor Who

I just checked this out on

I am interested by the idea of this. But I do wonder if it isn’t just a little bit of a publicity gimmick. I mean what can be garnered from a crossover with the real actor? I do not think these Pirandelloesque story lines are very good reads. I for one am glad that the contract is up. –  My Best, Julian


Michael Shambo
Staff Writer

Due to the end of their licensing agreement, IDW’s Paul Cornell and Jimmy Broxton have collaborated on their final issue, Doctor Who Special 2013 #1, which will have The Doctor actually meeting the actor who portrays him, Matt Smith.

For the new comic, IDW explains:  “In this special one-shot story celebrating the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who, a strange force flings the TARDIS and the Doctor into our own universe. Once here, the Doctor encounters a 10-year-old girl who happens to be a huge fan of the Doctor Who TV show.”

Cornell and Broxton have worked together previously for DC Comic’s Knight and Squire. Cornell himself writes for Marvel’s Wolverine and he also wrote the highly regarded two-part series ‘Human Nature’/’The Family of Blood’ for Doctor Who season three.

This will mark the end of IDW’s run at publishing the Doctor…

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About Julian Munds

I possess a degree in Theatre and Drama from the University of Toronto. I own my own theatre company called Snobbish Theatre. We focus our work on new versions of classics.

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