Welcome to our time-traveling, space-warping round up of all the news we could find about the world’s most popular Timelord, Doctor Who. And there’s a ton of news to get through because, remember: this article is bigger on the inside.
ITEM! This Weekend, We Begged For “Mercy”
This week saw an all new Who hit the tubes, written by “Being Human’s” Toby Whithouse, and directed by Saul Metzstein (who also did the excellent “Dinosaurs on a Spaceship”). The Western themed episode seemed to get mixed reactions from fans, including us… Though generally speaking the darker direction the show is heading in seems to be deliberate. We’ll have a better idea this week with the mysterious “Power of Three.”
ITEM! New ’Power Of Three’ Images
Speaking of this week’s episode, the Doctor Who Tumblr has a slew of new images from the episode, which finds little black cubes invading Earth over the course of a “slow invasion.” More importantly, it marks an important turning point in the relationship between The Doctor and Amy/Rory.
ADORBS! Four Year Old Reviews Doctor Who
Okay, we take it back, this week’s episode was adorable.
Our own Don Hatfield gave you the lowdown on the Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Monopoly game, though it’s unconfirmed whether the money has David Tennant’s picture on it or not.
ITEM! Aliens Don’t Like Wizards
Speaking of low downs, those Wizards don’t like those dirty aliens in the first promo from Russell T. Davies’ appropriately named new show. Check it out, homeslices.
DARKNESS! Who Titles Are Getting Darker
It isn’t just the content that’s getting darker… The titles themselves are getting sucked into the blackness of space, which may tie into the lights flickering, and terrible things coming in two weeks time. Uhoh.
ART! Roger Langridge Draws Wallace & K-9
Now that he’s finished with “Snarked,” let’s give Langridge “Doctor Who,” okay?
PAR-DIS! Party TARDIS Is Drunker On The Inside
The Doctor would probably not approve of this.