December 25th, 2009

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December Books 10) Doctor Who: Through Time And Space

Yep, I have read the first of my Christmas presents: a nice half-dozen Tenth Doctor stories, originally published as separate comics and here as a single volume by IDW. I really bought it to read the first story, "The Whispering Gallery", which is by Leah and John, and am glad to say that I enjoyed it and most of the others (the exception being a typically cliched cute robot story in the middle). The standout, however, is Tony Lee's "The Time Machination", featuring Ten teaming up with H.G. Wells against Torchwood, with lots of other pleasing references to both New and particularly Old Who. Lee's The Forgotten was also excellent, and I shall look out for more of his work. And the collection as a whole is excellent value.