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The Final Chapter (comic story)

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The Final Chapter
The Final Chapter (comic)
Doctor: Eighth Doctor
Companion(s): Izzy Sinclair
Main enemy: Luther, the Elysians
Main setting: Gallifrey, 10639.5 Rassilon Era
Key crew
Writer: Alan Barnes
Artist: Martin Geraghty, Robin Smith
Release details
Printed in: Doctor Who Magazine 262-265
Release date: 11 March - 3 June 1998
Format: Comic - 4 parts
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The Final Chapter is a Doctor Who Magazine comic story featuring the Eighth Doctor, Fey Truscott-Sade and Izzy Sinclair.

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Fey and Izzy return the Doctor to Gallifrey, where he enters the Matrix to save himself. When an Academy dropout takes an unhealthy interest in him, the Doctor and his companions are lured into a society that threatens the existence of Gallifrey... and Rassilon himself.

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  • In the Endgame trade paperback, Alan Barnes stated this was both meant to be a return to the strip's version of Gallifrey - "'our' Gallifrey, as opposed to the arcane Looms and Houses of the New Adventures" - and a large "US comics-style Event" to prelude the Doctor's fake regeneration.
  • Part of the plot, including an entire chapter, were cut from the story. Barnes would go on to turn the visuals and ideas from that chapter into his audio drama Neverland.
  • The idea of a fake regeneration and "Doctor" was proposed by Scott Gray to Gary Gillatt in 1994. Gillatt remembered it in 1996, after the TV Movie, and decided the fake Doctor should resemble Nick Briggs' fan-audio Doctor, who had already been shown as a potential future Doctor in Party Animals.

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