Our yearlong celebration of Doctor Who’s 50th anniversary continues! The Ninth Doctor takes the spotlight in this issue of a 12-part epic adventure featuring all 11 incarnations of the Doctor, with fan-favorite companion Rose Tyler in tow! Plus: Who has been kidnapping the Doctor’s companions? The Doctor’s mysterious enemy revealed!
One thing I’ve enjoyed about this series is how the writers have got the different ‘voices’ right for each Doctor. And this is no exception. As many new fans ‘first’ Doctor, this needed to be just right, and I think it paid off. Rose is obviously a big part of this and it also gives a nice addition to the story. This issue works with the previous story of a seemingly unconnected standalone story about one of the Doctors adventures, which finishes and the kidnapping of the companion. The difference here is that the Doctor is now more aware of what is going on – it’s harder for his memory to be fogged and we get the reveal of the villain of the piece.
There’s a bit of flashback here explaining all, and then we’re left as we were before. With this knowledge we’re in a better place for the final two issues!