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Published on January 5th, 2008 | by Christian Cawley

Doctor Who Classics

As well as producing the forthcoming original Doctor Who comic starring the Tenth Doctor, IDW Publishing is also providing North American fans with freshly coloured prints of the old Doctor Who Weekly comic strip starring the Fourth Doctor.

Doctor Who ClassicsFirst printed in 1979, these adventures are set between seasons 17 and 18 and are produced by writers Pat Mills and John Wagner and artist Dave Gibbons.

Volume 1 features the first 5 installments of Iron Legion, with Volume 2 tying up the first adventure and leading into City of the Damned.

Blogcritics.org has a review of the softcover magazines, which will be retailing for $3.99.

And here is the question – buy individual releases for a relatively high price now, or wait for the compilation releases due out on July 25th for around $17?

The choice is yours, residents of North America – but I know which one I would plum for…

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A long-term Doctor Who fan, Christian grew up watching the show and has early memories of the Graham Williams era. His favourite stories are Inferno, The Seeds of Doom and Human Nature (although The Empty Child, Blink and Utopia all come close). When he’s not bossing around the news team, Christian is a freelance writer specialising in mobile technology and domestic computing, and enjoys classic rock, cooking and spending time in the countryside with his wife and young children. You can find him on Twitter, Facebook and Google+.




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