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Junk Food (comic story)

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Junk Food
DWA CS 151 Junk Food
Doctor: Tenth Doctor
Companion(s): Heather
Main enemy: Benjix
Main setting: Earth, near future
Key crew
Publisher: BBC Magazines
Editor: Moray Laing
Writer: Christopher Cooper
Artist: John Ross
Colourist: Alan Craddock
Letterer: Paul Vyse
Release details
Printed in: DWA 151
Release date: 28 January 2010
Format: Comic - 1 parter (4 pages)
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Junk Food was a Doctor Who Adventures comic story featuring the Tenth Doctor and Heather McCrimmon.

Summary Edit

The Tenth Doctor and Heather arrive at the launch of a brand-new factory in the near future on Earth. Using waste conversion technology TRASH INC plans to end world hunger with their Convert-o-Matic, a fully automatic factory producing canisters of a "Generic Food Substitute" made from household rubbish!

The Doctor is naturally curious. He hides in the factory until it's quiet, then goes investigating. The factory, he finds, is a Supermassive Matter Transporter, an industrial teleport guarded by green one-eyed tentacled creatures. The Doctor realises an invasion is imminent. The creatures are hiding and being distributed across the world in the "food" canisters.

However, Heather falls into the transporter and finds herself on a planet where all the waste is being dumped. She captures one of the creatures (a Benjix), with a tyre when it follows her through the transporter. She uses the transporter to return. The Doctor has been busy with his sonic screwdriver and by "reversing the polarity" of the transmit beam, he sends the rubbish and the Benjix back home before breaking the transporter for good.

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Notes Edit

  • The DWA comic strip adventures were aimed at a younger audience and the artwork and colours were bold and bright, reflecting the tone of the magazine.
  • Self contained, one part stories were the norm.
  • This was another under the title 'The Tenth Doctor's Untold Stories'.

Original print details Edit

  1. DWA 151 (4 pages) NEXT WEEK! Heather's last adventure!

Continuity Edit

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