Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor #1

Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor #1

Writer: Nick Abadzis Artist: Elena Casagrande Publisher: Titan Books Release Date: July 23, 2014 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 19 User Reviews: 3
8.0Critic Rating
9.0User Rating

The Eisner Award-winning Nick Abadzis (Laika) and fan-favorite Elena Casagrande (Angel, Suicide Risk, Doctor Who, Star Trek) take control of the TARDIS for their first five-issue arc with the Tenth Doctor, as played by David Tennant!

Gabriella Gonzalez is stuck in a dead-end job in her family’s New York Laundromat, dreaming of college and bigger, better and brighter things.

So when a strange man with an even stranger big blue box barges into her life on the eve of the Day of the Dead celebrations – talking about an infestation of psychic aliens – she seizes her chance for adventure with both hands.

After Donna’s tragic exit, the Doctor thought he was done with new companions. But Gabby Gonzalez is going to prove him wrong… if she survives the night!

  • 10 - Ben Silverio Jul 26, 2014

    Basically, I'd say that 'Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor' #1 succeeds as a first issue with flying colors. Not only was it an enjoyable comic, but it's also a welcome addition to the Tenth Doctor's story and the overall 'Doctor Who' mythology. I greatly look forward to the next issue. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Kabooooom - Matt Morrison Jul 18, 2014

    Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor #1 will be out next Wednesday, July 23rd from Titan Comics. Grab a copy at your local comic book store (Don't know where that is? Here you go.) or digitally via Read Full Review

  • 9.7
    We The Nerdy - Robert Steltenpohl Jul 22, 2014

    When I first began the issue, I felt that the art didnt fit what I was expecting. However, it grew on me quickly, and I feel that it fits perfectly for what the issue is trying to accomplish. I give kudos to Elena Casagrande, Michele Pasta, and company for grasping me with the art that helped tell a great set up story. Read Full Review

  • 9.6
    SciFiPulse - Patrick Hayes Jul 17, 2014

    Thank you, Titan Comics, for continuing this Doctor's adventures. Take to the streets to get this book before the Doctor runs off. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Nerds Unchained - Jeremy Radick Jul 21, 2014

    It's very solid debut for Titan, one that they can be proud of. As a proud Whovian, I can wholeheartedly recommend the issue for those of us counting the moments until the series returns. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Following The Nerd - Saxon Jul 21, 2014

    The writing was good, and certainly captures the feel of the Russell T. Davis era, the 10th Doctors dialogue sounds like David Tennant when you read it and the themes of family throughout the comic are just so domestic which fits in with the 10th Doctor era's tone. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Newsarama - Richard Gray Jul 22, 2014

    Fans of Doctor Who have put up with some less than spectacular adaptations over the years, but there is nothing in Titan’s first major Tenth Doctor release that is remotely cringeworthy. Fully embracing the spirit of the series, all Whovians will find themselves shouting “Allons-y!” in anticipation of the next installment. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Vine - Mat 'Inferiorego' Elfring Jul 23, 2014

    This is Titan Comics' first jump into Doctor Who books, and out of the two they released this week, The Tenth Doctor was on overall stronger single issue. Whovians will really enjoy how much this feels like and episode of the series. On the downside, the issue is a bit jumpy and feels like jumping into the middle of the series. However, overall, this is a fantastic start to a new series. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Bastards - Dustin Cabeal Jul 23, 2014

    I will quickly say that unlike with The Eleventh Doctor I do outright think that this series is perfect for non-Doctor Who fans as well as Doctor Who fans alike. It doesn't rush into making the world feel exactly like the TV show and so if you are completely unaware of the TV show then you can actually start to get an idea with this issue. Two Doctor Who series and two worth buying. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Florida Geek Scene - Martin Pierro Jul 29, 2014

    All in all I dont have too many complaints about the book and I expect it to only get better as time goes by. I am adding it to my pull list and look forward to reading the other Doctor Who titles form Titan. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Backwards Compatible - Paul Fiander Jul 29, 2014

    Overall this feels like a strong opening to a new series of adventures for the Doctor and it has done enough to convince a Whovian naysayer like me to get onboard and for that alone It's worth picking up in my humble opinion. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Book Therapy - Kevin Finnigan Jul 17, 2014

    While the Doctor doesn't show up much, there is a lot to love about this issue Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    TheCultDen - Jul 24, 2014

    All in all and putting faith in the next issue to shore up this stories problems, its a solid comic. It easily deserves an Read Full Review

  • 7.9
    Geeked Out Nation - Jess Camacho Jul 24, 2014

    Overall, while this may not be the most accessible thing for a non Whovian to get into, it sets up a nice adventure for any Whovian to enjoy. This is what's so great about Doctor Who. There's always room to tell more stories. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Geeks Unleashed - Chris Romero Jul 25, 2014

    This book is intriguing enough to draw in new and veteran readers alike of the classic character, so give it a look. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Comic Book Resources - Greg McElhatton Jul 21, 2014

    "Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor" #1 is off to a good start. If this story builds on the promise begun here, this opening storyline should be a lot of fun. For now, it's a pleasant first issue, though, and that's enough to stick around for part 2. All in all, the shift from IDW to Titan for publishing "Doctor Who" comics has not only gone smoothly, but it feels like a real increase in quality to boot. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Unleash The Fanboy - John McCubbin Jul 22, 2014

    Titan have got off to a cracking start bringing a fresh and intriguing tone to this loveable character. And with enough time to build up the excitement prior to the new TV series. Recommended. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Multiversity Comics - David Harper Jul 25, 2014

    A good start that could be verging on greatness Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Bloody Disgusting - Zac Thompson Jul 28, 2014

    In a lot of ways this is the Doctor Who comic fans have always deserved but it doesnt really have itself figured out yet. The Doctor is incredibly light, and the scope of his adventures isnt quite communicated. I mean the scope of New York is hardly on display, and for this world, scope is everything. Youre traversing time and space, so at least take me out of the Laundromat and subway tunnels. Read Full Review

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