a real world point of view
|Return of the Daleks|
|Main character(s):||Fourth Doctor (introduction only)|
|Artist:||Paul Neary and David Lloyd|
|Colourist:||Paul Vyse (DWCC 23 and 24)|
|Printed in:||Doctor Who Weekly Issues 1-4|
|Release date:||17 October-7 November 1979|
|Format:||B&W 4 parts / 16 pages|
|DWM comic stories|
|none||Throwback: The Soul of a Cyberman|
- You may be looking for the TV Comic story.
Drawing on an eight hundred year old tale from Anhaut's past, Glax decides to retell the legend of the Daleks' defeat by General Nor-Din and revive a flagging hologram-movie industry. Drawn by the film's publicity, the Daleks are smuggled to Anhaut by the female Kuay to exact their revenge. Glax and the film's hero, Hok Nepo, take Riders into the deserts of Vaksh, seeking a clue to the Daleks' earlier defeat. They are followed by Kuay (a Dalek slave). In a concealed weapons chamber, an image of Nor-Din is about to reveal how to destroy the Daleks, but is destroyed by Kuay, who summons her masters. The Daleks release Kuay from their control before arriving. Turning against her masters, she uses the Dalek implant to activate Nor-Din's weapon, a crystal helmet which attacks the Daleks' minds by magnifying the desire to win from the mind essence of a thousand men. In doing so, Kuay sacrifices her own life and the Daleks are defeated once more.
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- Part One of this backup strip is introduced by the Fourth Doctor.
- The final two pages were printed in reverse order in some editions when first published in Doctor Who Weekly.
Original print details Edit
- Publication with page count and closing captions
- DWM 1 (4 pages)
- DWM 2 (4 pages) Next week: The Daleks Attack!
- DWM 3 (4 pages) To be continued
- DWM 4 (4 pages)
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