I was late to the game with Doctor Who. As a kid I saw more than my share of the older, BBC episodes and they never did anything for me. As an adult, I tuned into the first few episodes of the current series to give the whole Who thing another shot, and was instantly turned off by the somewhat shoddy stories.
I gave up on Doctor Who for awhile, but eventually gave it another shot when by chance, I happened to tune in for the first episode of Freema Agyeman. I was hooked. David Tennant as the Doctor and Freema Agyeman as Martha Jones were the perfect pairing and suddenly, now I get it. Unfortunately the new season will restart without Tennant and Agyeman. They’ve brought in yet another Doctor Who and as usual he’ll probably pick up new companions. I’ll give it another shot, but to me the show will never, ever be as good as when I first fell in love with it, watching Tennant and Agyeman roving the universe in the Tardis.
Now that I’ve waxed poetic for two paragraphs maybe you’ll understand why I’m so excited about this bit of news: IDW has a run of Doctor Who comics going, Doctor Who comics which currently feature the 10th Doctor and his one and only true companion, Martha Jones. On February 25th of this month, they’re releasing a special one-shot Doctor Who comic called “The Whispering Gallery” by artist Ben Templesmith and writers Leah Moore & John Reppion. Here’s how Sci-Fi Wire describes it: