Breaking news on Saturday, March 30. The BBC announced that David Tennant and Billie Piper will be returning to “Doctor Who” for the upcoming 50th anniversary special. Whovians around the world are rejoicing. (Continue reading at Examiner.com)
Many Americans are trying to find an economical way to take a phenomenal vacation. If one enjoys science fiction, comic books or fandom of any kind, a localconvention could be the perfect option. Not only are these events fun and close, there are many reasons to take advantage of the opportunity that a local convention offers. (Continue reading at Examiner.com)
Mystery has surrounded the upcoming “Doctor Who” 50th anniversary special. Whovians have been trying to figure out which favorite characters will be returning. Matt Smith appeared on “The Jonathan RossShow” Saturday night revealing a one word clue about the upcoming event. When pressured by Ross to spill at least one tidbit, Matt Smith simply said (Continue reading at Examiner.com)
For Whovians and those new to “Doctor Who”, the vast size of the series can be a bit daunting. Many reference books have been released, however quite a few of them are either too large or only deal with modern “Doctor Who”. The “Doctor Who CharacterEncyclopedia” is refreshing because while it covers characters throughout all 50 years of “Doctor Who” it is organized in a novice friendly way and also gives one just enough information to not overwhelm or ruin a plot. (Continue reading on Examiner.com)
Join The Doctor and Jo Grant on an adventure with the gods. To celebrate the 50th anniversary of “Doctor Who”, Penguin Books UK and Puffin Books is releasing e books each month in 2013 featuring one of the eleven Doctors and written by a famous children’s or young adult’s fiction author. For March, Puffin will be releasing “The Spear of Destiny” by Marcus Sedgwick. Exploring Jon Pertwee’s portrayal of The Doctor, Sedgwick takes the reader on a magical journey to the past in order to save all of time.
New “Doctor Who” fan film “Besieged: Part One” is helping to change the perception of fan films. While many think of basements, cardboard sets and foam props when one brings up the idea of fan film, many new fans are changing the perception. Ryan Hendrick and crew have not only succeeded in making a quality fan film, they even utilize cross-fictioning to bring the story to life.
The latest in ‘The Companion Chronicles’ series, “House of Cards” was released in February by Big Finish Productions. Viewers of “Doctor Who” can expand their fandom through the audio dramas and audio books by Big Finish Productions. “House of Cards” is a Second Doctor story staring Anneke Wills as Polly Wright and Frazer Hines as Jaime McCrimmon. Written by Steve Lyons and directed by Lisa Bowerman, this suspenseful tale will leave listeners yearning for more adventures in the TARDIS.