The Way of All Flesh

A costumed reveller during Day of the Dead celebrations. (COMIC: The Way of All Flesh)

The Day of the Dead — or Los Muerte Dos Dios — was a Mexican holiday celebrated on 2 November that Frida Kahlo said stretched back to the time of the Aztecs. Izzy said the name sounded like a zombie movie. (COMIC: The Way of All Flesh)

The Tenth Doctor first met Gabby Gonzalez on 30 October, during the preparations for the Day of the Dead celebrations in Brooklyn. That year the local councillor Ricardo Mendoza has obtained a permission to hold a festival at Green-Wood Cemetery, which was interrupted by a Cerebravore invasion. (COMIC: Revolutions of Terror)

The Eleventh Doctor tried to take Amy and Rory to see the Day of the Dead festival but the TARDIS instead brought them to Mercy, Nevada. (TV: A Town Called Mercy)

Behind the scenes Edit

  • This should be "Día de los Muertos". The attempted translation from English in the comic actually says, "The (plural) Death (singular) Two God".
  • The Day of the Dead is a multi-day celebration from October 31 through November 2.
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