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Bruce of the Freefall Warriors. (COMIC: The Free-Fall Warriors)

Bruce was a member of the Freefall Warriors, a team of spacecraft racers and stunt fliers. His teammates were Machine Head, Cool Breeze and Big Cat.


The Freefall Warriors encountered the Fourth Doctor at the Festival of Five Planets. Machine Head took the Doctor and Dr. Ivan Asimoff on a ride in his spacecraft, but during the flight they ran into a party of raiders from the sixth planet and were shot down over an asteroid. While the Doctor repaired the damage, Machine Head contacted the other Warriors and warned them of the raiders. They set off to battle the raiders and destroyed them before they could cause major damage to the Festival. They were hailed as heroes on their return. (COMIC: The Free-Fall Warriors)

The Freefall Warriors attended Bonjaxx's birthday party on Maruthea. (COMIC: Party Animals)

When a Vortex parasite attacked the Doctor's TARDIS, the Eighth Doctor summoned images of his allies, including the Freefall Warriors, in his battle against it. (COMIC: A Life of Matter and Death)

Behind the scenes[]

  • The opener included for each story of the Free-Fall Warriors series revealed that Bruce was created by the "surgeon-sculptors of Rubicon", and was given invulnerability on the planet Mahmoud by indigenous peoples who believed he was a deity.
  • Bruce is the only member of the Freefall Warriors seen in both Party Animals and The Incomplete Death's Head. In the latter story, he appears on the page immediately after the reprint of Party Animals.