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'''Marvel Premiere''' was a comic book series published in the United States by [[Marvel Comics]] in the late 1970s-early 1980s. For four of its issues published in 1980 and 1981, ''Marvel Premiere'' featured reprints of [[Fourth Doctor]] ''Doctor Who'' comic strips from ''[[Doctor Who Magazine]]'' (published by Marvel's UK branch). These strips differed from the UK originals in that they had colour added. New covers were also created for each issue. Among those artists whose work is showcased in these issues is [[Dave Gibbons]] who went on to co-create the groundbreaking graphic novel ''Watchmen''.
 
'''Marvel Premiere''' was a comic book series published in the United States by [[Marvel Comics]] in the late 1970s-early 1980s. For four of its issues published in 1980 and 1981, ''Marvel Premiere'' featured reprints of [[Fourth Doctor]] ''Doctor Who'' comic strips from ''[[Doctor Who Magazine]]'' (published by Marvel's UK branch). These strips differed from the UK originals in that they had colour added. New covers were also created for each issue. Among those artists whose work is showcased in these issues is [[Dave Gibbons]] who went on to co-create the groundbreaking graphic novel ''Watchmen''.
   
The ''Marvel Premiere'' issues were considered test runs for a potential monthly ''Doctor Who'' comic. Such a comic, entitled ''[[Doctor Who (USA)|Doctor Who]]'', eventually launched in 1984 and continued the DWM reprints from where ''Marvel Premiere'' left off.
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The ''Marvel Premiere'' issues were considered test runs for a potential monthly ''Doctor Who'' comic. Such a comic, entitled ''[[Doctor Who (Marvel Comics)|Doctor Who]]'', eventually launched in 1984 and continued the DWM reprints from where ''Marvel Premiere'' left off.
   
   
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Image:DW_MP_59.jpg|[[Doctor Who Marvel Premiere Issue 59]] <BR>
 
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Image:DW_MP_60.jpg|[[Doctor Who Marvel Premiere Issue 60]] <BR>
 
Image:DW_MP_60.jpg|[[Doctor Who Marvel Premiere Issue 60]] <BR>
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Revision as of 13:11, April 19, 2009

Marvel Premiere was a comic book series published in the United States by Marvel Comics in the late 1970s-early 1980s. For four of its issues published in 1980 and 1981, Marvel Premiere featured reprints of Fourth Doctor Doctor Who comic strips from Doctor Who Magazine (published by Marvel's UK branch). These strips differed from the UK originals in that they had colour added. New covers were also created for each issue. Among those artists whose work is showcased in these issues is Dave Gibbons who went on to co-create the groundbreaking graphic novel Watchmen.

The Marvel Premiere issues were considered test runs for a potential monthly Doctor Who comic. Such a comic, entitled Doctor Who, eventually launched in 1984 and continued the DWM reprints from where Marvel Premiere left off.


Details

(December 1980 - XXXX 1981)
Published by Marvel Comics USA
Monthly priced 50c
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Follow the links below for coverage of each issue with contents and further information or look for other issue under Doctor Who Magazine.
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