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Planet of the Dead (comic story)

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Planet of the Dead
Planet of the Dead comic
Doctor: Seventh Doctor
Main enemy: Gwanzulum
Main setting: Adeki
Key crew
Publisher: Marvel Comics
Editor: Richard Starkings
Writer: John Freeman
Artist: Lee Sullivan
Letterer: Zed
Release details
Printed in: Doctor Who Magazine 141-142
Release date: October - November 1988
Format: Comic - 2 parts (16 pages)
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Planet of the Dead was a Seventh Doctor comic published in Doctor Who Magazine.

Summary Edit

The Doctor is on the planet Adeki, trying to fish, when he comes upon an old city of the Adekians. It is populated with metamorphic aliens. On meeting him, they take the shapes of his former companions (most of whom are dead), but then take the form of his previous selves.

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Notes Edit

  • The Gwanzulum shapeshifters were an idea by John Freeman that Richard Starkings decided to use across almost every Marvel UK comic at the same time.
  • The story was later reprinted in DWCC 14 with additional colours.
  • This was artist Lee Sullivan's first Doctor Who comic. He got the job due to his likeness of Richard Branson in a Transformers comic.

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External links Edit

Planet of the Dead at the Doctor Who Reference Guide


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