Convention Special was a story published in Doctor Who Convention Special, a one-shot sold exclusively at the 2011 San Diego Comic Con. It was later reprinted in The Eleventh Doctor Archives: Volume 3.
The Doctor takes Amy and Rory to the San Diego Comic-Con so that they can meet Hamilton Wilson, author of the comic Captain Rocket. But Hamilton's work has been spread across the stars and now a small group of aliens want more of his stories. And they are willing to use any means necessary to get them.
- Hamilton Wilson is the creator of Captain Rocket. Rory was a big fan of the comic while he was growing up.
- NASA scientists included the first issue of Captain Rocket in all of their explorer probes.
- The Doctor uses his sonic screwdriver.
- The aliens planned to use a Trylonian brain-drain machine. Trylonians had previously used one on them.
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- The Doctor has met H. G. Wells (TV: Timelash) and Jane Austen (AUDIO: Frostfire)
- The Twelfth Doctor and Clara Oswald would later visit the San Diego Comic-Con in 2015. (COMIC: Selfie)
- The Doctor says that Jane Austen is "not much of a kisser", Clara Oswald would later disagree with that fact. (TV: The Magician's Apprentice)
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