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The Celluloid Midas was a Third Doctor comic story published in TV Action.

Summary Edit

The government requests the Doctor's help after the cast and crew of a TV series are found to have turned to plastic.

Characters Edit

References Edit

Notes Edit

  • Sir Oswald Holland is referred to as "Sir Oswald Rippon" in the first instalment.
  • Bessie is called "Betsy" in this story.
  • The title possibly alludes to the mythical King Midas, a ruler who was cursed for his excessive greed with a touch that turned everything to gold.

Original print details Edit

(Publication with page count and closing captions)
  • TVA 23 (3 pages) To be continued!
  • TVA 24 (2 pages) TO BE CONTINUED!
  • TVA 25 (2 pages) To be continued!
  • TVA 26 (2 pages) To be continued!
  • TVA 27 (2 pages) MORE NEXT WEEK !
  • TVA 28 (2 pages) TO BE CONTINUED!
  • TVA 29 (2 pages) TO BE CONTINUED!
  • TVA 30 (2 pages) To be continued !
  • TVA 31 (2 pages) More next week!
  • TVA 32 (2 pages) Great new story next week!

Continuity Edit

  • At the end of the story, the Doctor decides to go back in time for "a little peace and exploration", leading into COMIC: Backtime.

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