Doctor Who Vol. 3 #1

Doctor Who Vol. 3 #1

Writer: Andy Diggle Artist: Mark Buckingham Publisher: IDW Publishing Release Date: October 3, 2012 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 11
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The Doctor is back! Welcome to a new, exciting era for everyone’s favorite Time Lord, as New York Times bestselling writer Andy Diggle (The Losers) pilots the TARDIS as the ongoing series architect. Joining him for this first arc is Eisner Award-winning artist Mark Buckingham (Fables), who also will provide covers for the series. Geronimo!

  • 9.0
    First Comics News - Matthew Szewczyk Oct 2, 2012

    If you have not picked up a Doctor Who comic in a while or have been turned off by recent efforts, give this new “season 3″ first issue a try. It is a fun adventure and with it being a two issue arc, it is a cost low investment to try it out. If you happen to stumble upon the variant covers the TARDIS cut-out cover and the enemies of the Doctor cover are awesome. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Behind The Panels - Richard Gray Oct 6, 2012

    Fans can miss Amy and Rory no more as this rollicking adventure kicks off in style. If you somehow miss out on picking this up, ensure you find a TARDIS to go back and order it in time. We're going forward to check out the next chapter! Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Multiversity Comics - Walt Richardson Oct 4, 2012

    More than a few people who couldn't care less about what is in between the covers of this comic will pick it up. That's the power of a popular franchise. Those of us who are discerning when it comes to licensed properties, even (and perhaps especially) those we love, have nothing to fear from this new Doctor Who series — well, at least not from this first issue. With the comic franchise in Andy Diggle's capable hands for the time being, fans of the man in the big blue box can count themselves lucky… especially if, like me, you have not been too pleased with Moffat's recent handling of the show. But that's neither here nor there. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Newsarama - Pierce Lydon Oct 2, 2012

    Doctor Who #1 is another solid entry in the storied Who franchise. While it may not hold immediate appeal for anyone wondering just what this Doctor guy is all about, it should be enough to at least pique some curiosity and send them diving backwards into glut of material from the past. Diggle remains true to the current status quo of the series, and fans will get to spend some more time with the Ponds. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Vine - Mat 'Inferiorego' Elfring Oct 3, 2012

    Fantastic first issue of this Doctor Who run. This is the Doctor Who comic that fans deserve! It fits extremely well into the Who Universe, and it feels like a great episode of the television show. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comicosity - Aaron Long Oct 3, 2012

    All in all, I enjoyed my first foray into the world of Doctor Who, and I will definitely be back for more. This didn't immediately jump to the top of my read pile, but there is a lot of potential for this to be a really entertaining comic series. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - Steve Morris Oct 18, 2012

    On the basis of this first issue, IDW have made a very smart decision in bringing Diggle and Buckingham to the world of Doctor Who. Assured and fun, this looks set to be a great addition to the series.  Read Full Review

  • 7.8
    Graphic Policy - Brett Schenker Oct 6, 2012

    Overall, for those that love the Ponds, this might console you a bit as they continue their fun with the Doctor on the pages of this new series. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Unleash The Fanboy - Edward Oct 3, 2012

    As for the artwork, its so far so good. The art style is interesting, looking almost water-color based at times. Still, you can make out who's meant to be who, and it certainly doesn't get in the way of anything. A little more definition is welcome here and there however the TARDIS may just be a blue box, but it does have panels on the front at least. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Crave Online - Iann Robinson Oct 9, 2012

    Doctor Who #1 is a win for Andy Diggle, but he needs to get a new artist fast. Read Full Review

  • 5.0 - Ben Silverio Oct 9, 2012

    Anyway, as of right now, I'm not fully sold on this book. We'll see how it turns out in the next issue. Read Full Review

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