When I was in college, I read Jean Airey’s legendary novella, The Doctor and the Enterprise. Written in the 1970s, it was a crossover between Star Trek (near the end of the Five Year Mission) and Doctor Who (between “The Deadly Assassin” and “The Face of Evil”). The text had been uploaded by Airey to … Continue reading Remaking an Ebook Cover
Wednesday afternoon, domestic insurrectionists, incited by the president in a false belief that the 2020 election was illegitimate, seized the Capitol building in an act of terror and an attempted coup. I am not ready to write about that yet. I had deadlines to get through this week — especially on Wednesday — and I … Continue reading A Camera Tower
Earlier this week, Lance Parkin and Lars Pearson’s Unhistory, a chronology of the apocryphal (and sometimes impossible) Doctor Who stories, was released as an ebook. Like the previous Ahistory (a chronology of the “real” Doctor Who), Unhistory has essays on various topics that deserve greater exploration and insight. Notably, Unhistory has an essay titled “Old … Continue reading The Fourth Doctor and the Curator: What’s the Connection?
Doctor Who: The Dave Gibbons Treasury #1 IDW Publishing Written by Pat Mills & John Wagner Art by Dave Gibbons I didn’t need another copy of “The Iron Legion.” The first comic strip published in Doctor Who Weekly, “The Iron Legion” is, according to people who know such things, the most reprinted Doctor Who comic … Continue reading On Things I’ve Been Reading
Look for Allyn Gibson around the ‘net, and chances are there’s a little South Park Allyn attached to the posting. Which is fine, but I’ve been using some variant on that venerable icon for a number of years. I needed a new look. I’d branched out maybe a year ago; I started using my name, … Continue reading On New Avatars