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|name= Throwback: The Soul of a Cyberman
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|series=[[DWM backup comic stories]]
 
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|main character= [[Kroton (Throwback: The Soul of a Cyberman)|Kroton]]
 
|main character= [[Kroton (Throwback: The Soul of a Cyberman)|Kroton]]
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|publisher= Marvel Comics
 
|publisher= Marvel Comics
 
|format= B&W (though some later editions include colour) 3 parts / 12 pages
 
|format= B&W (though some later editions include colour) 3 parts / 12 pages
|prev= Return of the Daleks (DWM comic story)
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|next= The Final Quest (comic story)
 
|next= The Final Quest (comic story)
 
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'''''Throwback: The Soul of a Cyberman''''' was a comic story published in ''[[Doctor Who Weekly]]''. It was written by [[Steve Moore]].
 
'''''Throwback: The Soul of a Cyberman''''' was a comic story published in ''[[Doctor Who Weekly]]''. It was written by [[Steve Moore]].
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== Summary ==
 
== Summary ==
On the planet [[Mondaran]], [[Willoway]] leads the resistance fighters against the [[Cybermen]], conquerors of the planet. Reinforcements are called from [[Telos]], including Junior Cyber-Leader [[Kroton (Throwback: The Soul of a Cyberman)|Kroton]]. Following his capture and interrogation, Willoway dies. Kroton is 'puzzled' by his sacrifice and tracks down fellow rebels, [[Marilka]] and her lover [[Pendar]]. When the rebels are betrayed by the businessman [[Zarek]], Kroton helps Pendar escape and takes him away from the city. Suspecting Kroton's erratic behaviour, the [[Cyber-Leader (Mondas)|Cyber-Leader]] tracks them down. Turning against the Cybermen, Kroton helps the rebels escape to the safety of the Forests of Lom, then removes the craft and takes it into space. Without fuel, batteries drained and unable to return, Kroton drifts on.
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On the planet [[Mondaran]], [[Willoway (Throwback: The Soul of a Cyberman)|Willoway]] leads the resistance fighters against the [[Cybermen]], conquerors of the planet. Reinforcements are called from [[Telos]], including Junior Cyber-Leader [[Kroton (Throwback: The Soul of a Cyberman)|Kroton]]. Following his capture and interrogation, Willoway dies. Kroton is 'puzzled' by his sacrifice and tracks down fellow rebels, [[Marilka]] and her lover [[Pendar]]. When the rebels are betrayed by the businessman [[Zarek]], Kroton helps Pendar escape and takes him away from the city. Suspecting Kroton's erratic behaviour, the [[Cyber-Leader (Mondas)|Cyber-Leader]] tracks them down. Turning against the Cybermen, Kroton helps the rebels escape to the safety of the [[Forest of Lorn]], then removes the craft and takes it into space. Without fuel, batteries drained and unable to return, Kroton drifts on.
   
 
== Characters ==
 
== Characters ==
 
* [[Kroton (Throwback: The Soul of a Cyberman)|Kroton]]
 
* [[Kroton (Throwback: The Soul of a Cyberman)|Kroton]]
* [[Willoway]]
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* [[Willoway (Throwback: The Soul of a Cyberman)|Willoway]]
 
* [[Marilka]]
 
* [[Marilka]]
 
* [[Pendar]]
 
* [[Pendar]]
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* [[Liron]]
 
* [[Liron]]
 
* [[Zarach]]
 
* [[Zarach]]
* [[Torstin]] (mentioned)
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* [[Torstin]]
* [[Vanan]] (mentioned)
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* [[Vanan]]
* [[Marilka]] (mentioned)
 
   
 
== References ==
 
== References ==
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== Notes ==
 
== Notes ==
* Part one of this back up strip is introduced by the Fourth Doctor.
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* Part one of this back up strip is introduced by the [[Fourth Doctor]].
 
* The second edition of ''[[aHistory]]'' arbitrarily dates this story to 2520, as it is set in a time when the Cybermen are based on Telos, but this is changed in the third edition to 2502 (also an arbitrary date), as it has to take place before Telos is destroyed.
 
* The second edition of ''[[aHistory]]'' arbitrarily dates this story to 2520, as it is set in a time when the Cybermen are based on Telos, but this is changed in the third edition to 2502 (also an arbitrary date), as it has to take place before Telos is destroyed.
   
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Throwback: The Soul of a Cyberman was a comic story published in Doctor Who Weekly. It was written by Steve Moore.

Summary

On the planet Mondaran, Willoway leads the resistance fighters against the Cybermen, conquerors of the planet. Reinforcements are called from Telos, including Junior Cyber-Leader Kroton. Following his capture and interrogation, Willoway dies. Kroton is 'puzzled' by his sacrifice and tracks down fellow rebels, Marilka and her lover Pendar. When the rebels are betrayed by the businessman Zarek, Kroton helps Pendar escape and takes him away from the city. Suspecting Kroton's erratic behaviour, the Cyber-Leader tracks them down. Turning against the Cybermen, Kroton helps the rebels escape to the safety of the Forest of Lorn, then removes the craft and takes it into space. Without fuel, batteries drained and unable to return, Kroton drifts on.

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Notes

  • Part one of this back up strip is introduced by the Fourth Doctor.
  • The second edition of aHistory arbitrarily dates this story to 2520, as it is set in a time when the Cybermen are based on Telos, but this is changed in the third edition to 2502 (also an arbitrary date), as it has to take place before Telos is destroyed.

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Publication with page count and closing captions
  1. DWM 5 (4 pages) More thrilling action next week!
  2. DWM 6 (4 pages) Does this spell the end for Kroton the Cyberman? See Next Week!
  3. DWM 7 (4 pages) Another thrilling new adventure story next week!

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