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The Old Kings of Skarab (comic story)

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The Old Kings of Skarab
Doctor: Tenth Doctor
Companion(s): Mason Burns
Main enemy: Skarab Natives, Scorpion, King Of Skarab
Main setting: Skarab
Key crew
Publisher: BBC Magazines
Editor: Moray Laing
Writer: Martin Day
Artist: John Ross
Colourist: Alan Craddock
Letterer: Paul Vyse
Release details
Printed in: DWA 52-53
Release date: 21-28 February 2008
Format: Comic - 2 parter (12 pages)
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The Old Kings of Skarab was a Doctor Who Adventures comic story featuring the Tenth Doctor.

Summary Edit

The Doctor joins forces with archaeologist Mason Burns on his quest to find the final resting place of the Old King of Scarab. The Doctor and Mason discover the King is guarded by a deadly scorpion and a gang of ruthless Sharab natives. Worse is to come when they discover the King is far from dead and buried. Disaster is only around the corner.

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Notes Edit

  • The DWA comic strip adventures were aimed at a younger audience and the artwork and colours were bold and bright, reflecting the tone of the magazine.
  • Self contained, one part stories were the norm in the early issues, later being expanded to two-parters.

Original print details Edit

Publication with page count and closing captions
  1. DWA 52 (6 pages)
  2. DWA 53 (6 pages)

Continuity Edit

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