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LOOK: “Doctor Who” Variants Homage Famous Album Covers

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LOOK: “Doctor Who” Variants Homage Famous Album Covers

As the Twelfth Doctor’s “Year Two” adventures unfold, artist Simon Myers will provide classic rock album-themed variant covers. Issues #3 and 4 of the Titan Comics series are graced with variants homaging David Bowie’s “Heroes” and Blondie’s “Parallel Lines.” Plus, Myers has provided a cover inspired by Bob Dylan’s “Freewheelin'” for “Doctor Who: The Eighth Doctor” #1, available exclusively through Forbidden Planet/Jetpack.

Get an early look at all three variants, their album cover inspirations, and the release info for each issue below.

THE TWELFTH DOCTOR YEAR TWO #3

WRITER: ROBBIE MORRISON

ARTIST: RACHAEL STOTT

COVER C ARTIST: SIMON MYERS – ALBUM VARIANT

PUBLISHER: TITAN COMICS

PAGE COUNT: 32PP

FORMAT: SOFTCOVER

PRICE: $3.99

RELEASE DATE: FEBRUARY 3, 2016

Chaos descends on the private Scottish school of Ravenscaur, as secrets sunk at the bottom of the bay are dragged into the light! As the Doctor investigates reports of a Tunguska-style event that shook the heavens decades previous, Clara unravels an establishment conspiracy that cuts to the country’s heart!

THE TWELFTH DOCTOR YEAR TWO #4WRITER: ROBBIE MORRISON

ARTIST:  RACHAEL STOTT

COVER C ARTIST: SIMON MYERS – ALBUM VARIANT

PUBLISHER: TITAN COMICS

PAGE COUNT: 32PP

FORMAT: SOFTCOVER

PRICE: $3.99

RELEASE DATE: MARCH 2, 2016

The shadowy puppetmasters behind the darkness at Ravenscaur are revealed, as the bodycount climbs and the shocking revelations add up! Can the Doctor and Clara, armed with a hundred years of secret history, triumph over the conspiracy and drive out an ancient evil?   

DOCTOR WHO: THE EIGHTH DOCTOR #1 FORBIDDEN PLANET /JETPACK VARIANT

WRITER: GEORGE MANN

ARTIST: EMMA VIECELI

COVER ARTIST: SIMON MYERS – ALBUM VARIANT

PUBLISHERS: TITAN COMICS

PAGE COUNT: 32PP

FORMAT: SOFTCOVER

PRICE: $3.99

RELEASE DATE: OUT NOW!

Get ready for an all-new season of comics adventures featuring the Eighth Doctor, as played by Paul McGann in the Doctor Who movie, fan-favorite minisode Night of the Doctor… and over fourteen years (and counting!) of astounding Big Finish audio spectaculars!

Five amazing, interconnected new stories take the Doctor on a rollercoaster of threat and misadventure, as he investigates the mysteries surrounding his new companion Josie. Victorian magic shows, murderous trees, lost books, crystalline life-forms, barges in space crammed with the undead… and the grand journey all begins in a sleepy Welsh town… besieged by living paintings!

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