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Train-Flight (comic story)

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Time-er... train flight.
Doctor: Seventh Doctor
Companion(s): Sarah Jane Smith
Main enemy: The Kalik
Main setting: London, 1990
Key crew
Publisher: Marvel Comics
Editor: John Freeman
Writer: Andrew Donkin
Graham S. Brand
Artist: John Ridgway
Release details
Printed in: Doctor Who Magazine 159-161
Release date: April - June 1990
Format: Comic - 3 parts
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Train-Flight was a Seventh Doctor comic published in Doctor Who Magazine.

Summary Edit

The Doctor arranges a jazz session at the Royal Albert Hall with his best friend Sarah Jane Smith, but their train is sidetracked by an insect-like race eager to feast on the contents.

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Notes Edit

  • This was the first strip in the magazine to be edited by John Freeman, although John had edited the rest of the content of the magazine since Issue 137. The strip had previously been edited by Richard Starkings.
  • The story has minor links with following stories building to the Mandragora storyline.
  • Elisabeth Sladen was paid the sum of £40 as an "appearance fee".
  • The Doctor and Sarah Jane share a hug in this story as the Doctor apologises for the way he abandoned her on Earth, (TV: The Hand of Fear) something School Reunion contradicts: it is implied in onscreen dialogue that Sarah and the Doctor had not met since The Five Doctors, as Sarah remarks on the Doctor's regeneration, and he claims that he has undergone six regenerations since they last met.

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