Doctor Who: The Third Doctor #5

Doctor Who: The Third Doctor #5

Writer: Paul Cornell Artist: Christopher Jones Publisher: Titan Books Release Date: February 22, 2017 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 4
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The Third Doctor’s Earth-bound exile has been lifted. But before he can set out on new adventures, an alien invasion appears to threaten Earth! It’s the devious work of an old enemy, Salamander, a former dictator with a startling resemblance to the Second Doctor! Now, forming an uneasy alliance with the Master, the Doctor and UNIT set out to stop him – but are they too late to stop his plans as he takes them all back into the past.

  • 10
    Kabooooom - Matt Morrison Feb 16, 2017

    Doctor Who: The Third Doctor #5 will be available for purchase on February 22, 2017 from your local comic book store (Don't know where that is? Here you go.) or digitally via Comixology.com. Read Full Review

  • 9.8
    SciFiPulse - Ian Cullen Feb 25, 2017

    While it is sad that Paul Cornell is making this is final ‘Doctor Who' story. It is a great story to end on. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Major Spoilers - Matthew Peterson Feb 25, 2017

    This issue is interesting in that it applies a modern sensibility to the 1970s Doctor Who stories and does so in comic-book format, which means that there's no effects budget to worry about, Even so, it's successful as a single issue, as a final chapter of the story, and most of all as a Third Doctor adventure. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Newsarama - Justin Partridge Feb 27, 2017

    While it may not be as witty or as action packed as the previous issues, Doctor Who: The Third Doctor #5 still stands as a confident thesis for the franchise's offbeat yet engaging style of storytelling, and is another strong showing from one of Titan's most consistently cool art teams. As a fan, I have to admit, it is sad seeing Paul Cornell leave the TARDIS and head for other characters and IPs. That said, I am glad to have gotten the stories I got from him and even more so that his last foray stayed true to both the content and tone of the Doctor Who that fans want. So long, Paul Cornell; thanks for all the fun, and for The Third Doctor #5. Read Full Review

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