BBC Worldwide North America and Titan Comics unveiled some exciting news about this summer’s special Doctor Who event comic. Not only will it feature the Ninth, Tenth, Eleventh, and Twelfth Doctors (from Titan’s four ongoing Doctor Who series) but this five-part, biweekly adventure also includes one of the Doctor’s most iconic foes – the Cybermen!
The Cybermen first appeared in the serial “The Tenth Planet” in 1966, making 2016 the 50th anniversary of these iconic cyborgs. These formidable steel foes have been featured in Doctor Who countless times, including the 2006 two-part modern origin story, “Rise of the Cybermen: and “The Age of Steel.”
This special crossover event comic, “Supremacy of the Cybermen,” stars the Ninth Doctor, Tenth Doctor, Eleventh Doctor, and Twelfth Doctor, alongside their comic companions – Gabby, Cindy, Alice, Rose, and Captain Jack.
Rassilon, fallen leader of the Time Lords who was exiled from Gallifrey at the end of time, has been captured by the last of the Cybermen. Cybermen with access to time travel, what could possible go wrong? Except every defeat becoming a victory, and every foe is now dead or worse, Cybernized.
Bestselling authors George Mann (Eighth Doctor, Dark Souls) and Cavan Scott (Ninth Doctor, Vikings) with the innovative art by Alessandro Vitti (Secret Warriors, Captain America & Hawkeye), bring this highly anticipated event comic to life. The debut issue also comes with five variant covers to collect: an art cover by series artist Alessandro Vitti, a photo cover by Will Brooks, a Cybermen variant by Fabio Listrani, a blank sketch variant, and a fun coloring variant as well!
“Supremacy of the Cybermen” debuts in stores and on digital platforms Wednesday, July 6, 2016. Just in time for Titan's third annual Doctor Who Comics Day event on Saturday, July 9, 2016. Retailers can also order both issue #1 and issue #2 of Doctor Who Event 2016: Supremacy of the Cybermen from the May edition of PREVIEWS.
This year’s global Doctor Who Day event, is set to be even bigger than ever before, with new comics and collections, merchandise, variant covers, signings, and events across the globe at comic shops, bookstores, retail chains, libraries, and on digital platforms.
One exciting new feature allows Doctor Who fans to register for an event kit to hold their own reading group parties. Interested fans, retailers, and librarians should visit Titan-Comics.com for more details on how to sign-up.
Whovians won't want to miss out on this spectacular crossover event series.