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TV Comic was a weekly magazine published in Britain from 1951 to 1984. It printed Doctor Who strips from 1964 to 1979 except for 1971 to 1973. During those years, publisher Polystyle Publications, Ltd. opted to use the Doctor Who strip to anchor their then-new magazine, TV Action/Countdown, instead.

Stories by issue[]

William Hartnell's Dr. Who[]

Patrick Troughton's Dr. Who[]

Third Doctor[]

After TVC 999, the Doctor Who strip was moved to Countdown (ultimately called TV Action) for a couple of years, returning to TVC only in issue 1133.

Fourth Doctor[]

Edited reprints[]

(mostly Third Doctor stories, these were altered to feature the Fourth Doctor)

Other uses[]

TV Comic used the Doctor and the Daleks in four known back-up comics, featured in a section titled "Pick of the Jokes." One notable aspect was that these jokes appear to follow licensing restrictions: for instance, Daleks did not appear in these comics until TV Comic obtained permission to put them in comics.

These comics are:

The Doctor fights with a police officer, wanting to get to his TARDIS.

Two Daleks talk, in TV Comic 798.

  • TVC 696, the Doctor attempts to get back to the TARDIS, or perhaps just a police box, but is blocked by an officer.
  • TVC 740: the Doctor enters a police box, only to find an officer exiting. The Doctor responds "Oops! Sorry! Wrong box!"
  • TVC 794: In an otherwise non-Who strip, a child carried a small Dalek on a leash.
  • TVC 798: Two Daleks talk, one speaking of their Trans-sister

Special issues[]

TV Comic Holiday[]

First Doctor[]

Second Doctor[]

Third Doctor[]

Fourth Doctor[]

TV Comic Annual[]

First Doctor[]

Second Doctor[]

Third Doctor[]

Fourth Doctor[]

External links[]

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