Answering a distress signal from an abandoned space station the Doctor and Clara encounter hungry Parabees and a mould monster — but who sent the distress signal and why?
Responding to a distress signal, the Eleventh Doctor and Clara arrive on an abandoned space station that appears to be covered in some sort of green mould. The Mould takes on its own life and connecting with itself creates a mould monster. They are led to safety by a party of three aliens. The Doctor presumes it was them that sent the distress signal. But the aliens who identify themselves as Parabees, although trapped for three weeks quite like it where they are — feasting on "the mould, the mildew, the rot, the fungus!" The Doctor realises it was the mould that has somehow become sentient, a living thinking organism and sent out the distress signal. The Doctor declares the now living and thinking mould, under his own protection. The Parabees turn on the Doctor and Clara but are saved when tentacles of the mould overcome and restrain the Parabees until the Doctor is ready to return them home safely leaving the brand-new species of mould in peace aboard the station.
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- This is Clara's first comic strip adventure with no introduction to the character.
Original print details Edit
- Publication with page count and closing captions
- DWA 314 (4 pages) More adventures next time!
- No reprints to date.
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