Doctor Who Vol. 3 #8

Doctor Who Vol. 3 #8

Writer: Joshua Hale Fialkov Artist: Horacio Domingues Publisher: IDW Publishing Release Date: April 17, 2013 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 3
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"Space Oddity," Part 2 of 2: The conclusion of a special two-part story written by I, Vampire's Joshua Hale Fialkov! When a cosmonaut attempts the first space walk in 1965, the rest of his crew watches in horror as he's swallowed whole by shadow. Only the Doctor can save the spacecraft and the historically important mission!

  • 8.0
    Unleash The Fanboy - Edward Apr 16, 2013

    All in all, I'm impressed with this issue. Sure it lacks the depth and plot twists of other issues, but this is more of a writing exercise on character than on repeating the same ‘monster of the week' plots found elsewhere. In that approach, it succeeds immensely. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Book Therapy - Cody "The Thorverine" Ferrell Apr 17, 2013

    Fialkov writes a fast paced action-packed Doctor Who story that uses a fan-favorite alien menace well. I'm a hard one to please when it comes to Doctor Who comics, but I really enjoyed Fialkov's adventure. With a strong script and good art, this is one even the toughest of critics will enjoy. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    IGN - Melissa Grey Apr 17, 2013

    Artistically, the series has struggled to provide fans with anything beyond purely perfunctory visuals. Horacio Domingues and Andres Ponces' pencils are a no frill affair. Ruben Gonzalez's heavy inks and Adrian Salmon's unadorned block of color make for an aesthetic that isn't the most exciting that Doctor's ever seen. In Doctor Who #8, there's very little happening on the page, both in terms of plots and visuals, and it's hard to justify the stretching of this straightforward story arc into two full issues. Read Full Review

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