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The Metal Eaters (comic story)

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The Metal Eaters
The Metal Eaters
Doctor: Third Doctor
Companion(s): Liz
Main enemy: Sentient iron
Main setting: England, the 1970s
Key crew
Publisher: Polystyle
Artist: John Canning
Release details
Printed in: TV Comic 960-964
Release date: 9 May - 6 June 1970
Format: Comic - 5 parts (10 pages)
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The Metal Eaters was a TV Comic story featuring the Third Doctor and Liz Shaw in her comic debut. It was historic as it featured the first comic appearance of a televised female companion contemporaneous — if only barely — with her appearance on television.

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After a meteorite crashes and is taken to a museum, unusual corrosion occurs nearby. The Doctor and Liz Shaw investigate and discover an extraterrestrial culprit.

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  • This was Liz Shaw's first appearance in a comic strip.

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