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|name= K9's Finest Hour
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|series=[[DWM comic stories|''DWM'' back-up comic stories]]
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|doctor= [[Fourth Doctor]] (very minor appearance)
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|doctor= Fourth Doctor
|companions= [[K9 Mark II|K9]]
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|companions= [[K9 Mark II]]
 
|enemy= [[Firandel]] and [[Rolgot]]
 
|enemy= [[Firandel]] and [[Rolgot]]
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|editor= [[Dez Skinn]]
 
|editor= [[Dez Skinn]]
 
|writer= [[Steve Moore]]
 
|writer= [[Steve Moore]]
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|colourist= [[Paul Vyse]] for reprint [[DWCC 25]]
 
|colourist= [[Paul Vyse]] for reprint [[DWCC 25]]
 
|letterer= no credit given
 
|letterer= no credit given
|publication= [[Doctor Who Weekly]] [[DWM 12|Issue 12]]
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|publication= ''[[Doctor Who Weekly]]'' [[DWM 12|Issue 12]]
|release date= [[2 January]] [[1980]]
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|release date= [[2 January (releases)|2 January]] [[1980 (releases)|1980]]
|publisher= [[Marvel Comics]]
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|publisher= Marvel Comics
|format= B&W 1 part / 4 pages
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|reprint=DWCC 25
|prev= The Stolen TARDIS (comic story)
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|next= Warlord of the Ogrons (comic story)
 
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'''''K-9's Finest Hour''''' was a comic story printed in ''[[Doctor Who Weekly]]'' [[DWM 12|issue 12]]. It was written by [[Steve Moore]]. It featured the [[Fourth Doctor]] and [[K9 Mark II]].
   
 
== Summary ==
 
== Summary ==
A gravatronic [[tractor beam]] is used to capture the [[TARDIS]], but instead of locking onto the [[Fourth Doctor]], [[K9 Mark II|K9]] is kidnapped instead. [[Firandel]] and [[Rolgot]] are behind the botched kidnap (for the [[Sontaran]]s). K9 realises their intention to kidnap and kill the Doctor because of the lack of air on his expected arrival and overpowers his 'hosts' before the Doctor and the TARDIS arrive in safety to collect him.
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A gravatronic [[tractor beam]] is used to capture [[the TARDIS]], but accidentally locks on to [[K9 Mark II|K9]] instead of [[Fourth Doctor|the Doctor]], kidnapping the robot. [[Firandel]] and [[Rolgot]] are behind the botched kidnap, working for the [[Sontaran]]s. K9 realises their intention to kidnap and kill the Doctor because of the lack of air on his expected arrival and overpowers his "hosts" before the Doctor and the TARDIS arrive in safety to collect him.
   
 
== Characters ==
 
== Characters ==
* [[Fourth Doctor|The Doctor]]
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* [[Fourth Doctor]]
 
* [[K9 Mark II|K9]]
 
* [[K9 Mark II|K9]]
 
* [[Firandel]]
 
* [[Firandel]]
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== Notes ==
 
== Notes ==
:* This back up strip is introduced by the Fourth Doctor.
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* This back up strip is introduced by the Fourth Doctor.
   
 
=== Original print details ===
 
=== Original print details ===
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=== Reprints ===
 
=== Reprints ===
:* B&W reprint in [[DWMS Summer 1980]]
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* B&W reprint in ''[[DWMS Summer 1980]]''
:* Coloured and reprinted by Marvel in ''[[Marvel Premiere]]'' [[MP Issue 58|Issue 58]]
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:* Coloured and reprinted by Marvel in ''[[Marvel Premiere]]'' [[MP 58|Issue 58]]
 
:* Coloured and reprinted in ''[[Doctor Who Classic Comics]]'' [[DWCC 25|Issue 25]]
 
:* Coloured and reprinted in ''[[Doctor Who Classic Comics]]'' [[DWCC 25|Issue 25]]
   
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K-9's Finest Hour was a comic story printed in Doctor Who Weekly issue 12. It was written by Steve Moore. It featured the Fourth Doctor and K9 Mark II.

Summary Edit

A gravatronic tractor beam is used to capture the TARDIS, but accidentally locks on to K9 instead of the Doctor, kidnapping the robot. Firandel and Rolgot are behind the botched kidnap, working for the Sontarans. K9 realises their intention to kidnap and kill the Doctor because of the lack of air on his expected arrival and overpowers his "hosts" before the Doctor and the TARDIS arrive in safety to collect him.

Characters Edit

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Notes Edit

  • This back up strip is introduced by the Fourth Doctor.

Original print details Edit

Publication with page count and closing captions
  1. DWM 12 (4) The End.

Reprints Edit

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