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*Sub Zero was a Third Doctor comic story published in TV Action.


The Daleks steal an atomic submarine and launch its missiles at Sydney, Australia. They plan to establish a base in the ruins, convert the survivors into Daleks, then destroy the rest of the world!



  • The Daleks recognise the Doctor in this story.
  • The Daleks can control human minds by touching a gold-coloured cube to their foreheads (an improvement over the Robomen).


  • Strangely, the launch of the Daleks' atomic missile attack on Sydney only has the effect of destroying the famous Harbour Bridge. Also, no mention is made of any resulting radiation — so either the Daleks forgot to load the warheads, or they fired the unarmed missiles as a demonstration of their power.
  • This is the only known Doctor Who story to begin with a typographical symbol — in this case, an asterisk — instead of an alphabetic or numeric character.


  • Sydney Harbour Bridge was apparently rebuilt, as it was seen to be whole again in TV: Journey's End.

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