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The Body Snatcher (comic story)

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The Body Snatcher
The Body Snatcher
Doctor: Fourth Doctor
Companion(s): Sarah, Harry
Main enemy: Rascla, Tormian Toad-men
Main setting: Axa, Torm
Key crew
Publisher: World Distributors (Manchester), Ltd
Release details
Printed in: Doctor Who Annual 1977
Release date: September 1976
Format: Comic
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The Body Snatcher was a comic strip in the Doctor Who Annual 1977. It saw the Fourth Doctor's body possessed by Rascla.

Summary Edit

The TARDIS takes a detour, a dangerous one that results in the Doctor losing his body...

Plot Edit

After a malfunction on the way to Mitra B for a peace conference, the TARDIS lands on Axa. However, an external force takes the three travellers to the planet Torm where they meet Rascla, a being who wants to take over Mitra B. He decided to use the Doctor to achieve this aim and possesses his body.

The Doctor's mind is forced out and into Sarah's but he manages to return and, after an intense mental battle, defeats Rascla. He then apologises to both the Mitrans and Sarah.

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