Книга: Justin Richards, Mike Collins «Doctor Who: The Only Good Dalek»

Doctor Who: The Only Good Dalek

Серия: "Doctor Who: 50th Anniversary Collection"

Station 7 is the most secret establishment in the whole of Earth-Space. Even our own people don't know it exists. It's beyond top secret. There's no way the Daleks can ever find it. Station 7 is where the Earth Forces send all the equipment captured in their unceasing war against the Daleks. It's where Dalek technology is analysed and examined. It's where the Doctor and Amy have just arrived. But somehow the Daleks have found out about Station 7 - and there's something there that they want back. With the Doctor increasingly worried about the direction the Station's research is taking, the commander of Station 7 knows he has only one possible, desperate, defence. Because the last terrible secret of Station 7 is that they don't only store captured Dalek technology. It's also a prison. And the only thing that might stop a Dalek is another Dalek... An epic, full-colour graphic novel featuring the Doctor and Amy, as played by Matt Smith ...

Издательство: "BBC Books" (2010)

Формат: 160x240, 128 стр.

ISBN: 978-1-846-07984-9

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Justin Richards

Justin Richards is a British writer. He has written many spin off novels based on the BBC science fiction television series "Doctor Who", and he is Creative Director for the BBC Books range.

He has also written for television, contributing to Five's soap opera "Family Affairs". He is also the author of a series of crime novels for children about the Invisible Detective, and novels for older children. His "Doctor Who" novel "The Burning" was placed sixth in the Top 10 of SFX magazine's "Best SF/Fantasy novelisation or TV tie-in novel" category of 2000.


*Virgin New Adventures
** "Theatre of War" (1994)
** "Dragons' Wrath" (1997)
** "The Medusa Effect" (1998)
** "Tears of the Oracle" (1999)
** "The Joy Device" (1999)

*Virgin Missing Adventures
** "System Shock" (1995)
** "The Sands of Time" (1996)

*Bernice Summerfield
** "The Doomsday Manuscript" (2000)

*Past Doctor Adventures
** "Dreams of Empire" (1998)
** "Millennium Shock" (1999)
** "Grave Matter" (2000)
** "The Shadow in the Glass" (2001) (with Stephen Cole)

*Eighth Doctor Adventures
** "Option Lock" (1998)
** "Demontage" (1999)
** "The Banquo Legacy" (2000) (with Andy Lane)
** "The Burning" (2000)
** "Time Zero" (2002)
** "Sometime Never..." (2004)

*New Series Adventures
** "The Clockwise Man" (2005)
** "The Deviant Strain" (2005)
** "The Resurrection Casket" (2006)
** "Martha in the Mirror" (2008)

**"Freeze-Framed" (2007)
**"Rewind Assassin" (2007)
**"Past Forward" (February 2008 Not yet published)
**"Wipe Out" (June 2008 Not yet published)

Doctor Who reference works

* "The Book of Lists" (1997)
* "The Legend" (2003)
* "Monsters And Villains" (2005)
* "The Legend Continues" (2005)
* "Aliens and Enemies" (2006)
* "Creatures and Demons" (2007)
* "Starships and Spacestations" (2008)

Audio plays

* "Whispers of Terror" (1999)
* "Red Dawn" (2000)
* "Dragons' Wrath" (2000)
* "The Time of the Daleks" (2002)
* "" (2004)
* "" (2005)
* "" (2006)

The Invisible Detective

# "The Paranormal Puppet Show" ("Double Life" in America)
# "Shadow Beast"
# "Ghost Soldiers"
# "Killing Time"
# "The Faces of Evil"
# "Web of Anubis"
# "Stage Fright"
# "Legion of the Dead"

Other Novels

* "The Death Collector (A story about an adolescent pickpocket and how he uncovers an ancient secret through stealing from the wrong person. Introduces the British Museum's secret Department of Unclassified Artefacts)" (2006)
* "The Chaos Code(A story about a boy searching for his father and lost treasure)" (2007)
* "The Parliament of Blood (A follow-up to The Death Collector)" (To be published in 2008)

Jesse Villalobos was here

External links

* [http://www.bbc.co.uk/cult/news/drwho/2004/01/01/13715.shtml Interview with Richards on the BBC "Doctor Who" website]
* [http://www.bbc.co.uk/cult/doctorwho/ebooks/sandsoftime/index.shtml "The Sands of Time" e-book on the BBC website]
* [http://www.invisible-detective.com The Official Invisible Detective website]
* [http://www.time-runners.com The Official Time Runners website]
* [http://www.justinrichards.co.uk Website that covers Justin's fiction for young adults]

Источник: Justin Richards

Mike Collins

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Mike Collins is a Wales-based comic book artist and writer and has been working in comics since the mid-1980s.


Born in West Bromwich in 1961, he moved to Wales in 1985 after an abortive stab at a career in the Law, in London. Despite his training as a barrister, Mike decided that he enjoyed the fiction-based life of comic book characters over the fiction-based statements of clients. He is married to Karen Collins and father of 3 daughters, Bethan, Rebecca and Rhiannon and is currently placed in Cardiff.

UK comics

In the mid to late 1980s, Mike wrote and drew strips for Marvel Comics United Kingdom division, amongst them; "Spider-Man", "Transformers", "Doctor Who", and "Zoids". He also worked on the celebrated UK weekly comic "2000 AD" drawing "Judge Dredd", "Sláine" and "Rogue Trooper", as well as writing various "Future Shocks".

US comics

He was hired in the 'Second Wave' of British artists lured to the United States in the late 1980s. Through the 1990s he worked primarily for DC Comics on their key titles - "Batman", "Superman", "Flash", "Teen Titans", "Wonder Woman" and the "Justice League".

He also drew a series of licenced comics for the company, using various TSR/Dungeons and Dragons characters. A brief spell at Marvel saw Mike working on "Uncanny X-Men" (Key issue: #266, the first appearance of Gambit). He was back to DC though, to write and draw "Peter Cannon, Thunderbolt", a revival of a 1960s Charlton Comics character.

Mike's primarily known for his work on TV and Movie tie-in comics- for both Marvel and DC he has written and drawn "Star Trek" comics. In the late 90s he drew a "Babylon 5" mini-series, "In Valen's Name", written by series creator J. Michael Straczynski and Peter David. A departure from most tie-in productions in that it actually serves as series 'canon' being based on an unused 3rd season script.

Current work

Currently the artist (and sometime writer) on Panini Comics "Doctor Who Magazine", Mike also writes and draws a strip for "Weekly World News", as well as co-creating the series "American Gothic" with Ian Edginton for "2000 AD".

Outside of comics Mike paints covers to a monthly series of downloadable Star Trek novels - the "Starfleet Corps of Engineers", and works as a storyboard artist for both animation and live-action TV and movies.

Major work at the moment is a 135 page adaptation of Charles Dickens' 'A Christmas Carol' for Classical Comics, due out October 2008. His regular 'Doctor Who' collaborators, inker David Roach and colour artist James Offredi, are working with him on the book, alongside writer Sean M. Wilson.

Unusual and unique work

He wrote and designed the first ever Welsh language graphic novel - Mabinogi in association with Cartwyn Cymru in 2001, and is the first UK artist to produce a series of graphic novels for Norway with Gunnar Staalesen, featuring his celebrated private eye, Varg Veum.

He works a key illustrator for Welsh language school books using the comic strip medium, aimed at reluctant learners.

He supplied art for a number of cards in the Harry Potter Trading Card Game.

Film and TV

As well as comics work, Mike is a storyboard artist for Calon and Dinamo on children's TV shows, primarily the BAFTA winning Hana's Helpline and Cwm Teg. He has also worked on short live action movies, one of which -Day At The Beach- was BAFTA nominated in 2004.


When not working in comics, Mike fronts a tribute band: TomWaits4NoMan.


*"Tharg's Future Shocks": "It's a Mad, Mad, Mad World" (with Alan Davis, in "2000 AD" #509, 1987)

*"Judge Dredd": "Doomsday" (with John Wagner, in "Judge Dredd Megazine" #3.58-3.59, 1999)

*"Sinister Dexter": "Wising Off" (with Dan Abnett, in "2000 AD" #1311, 2002)

*"Starfleet Corps of Engineers": "Caveat Emptor" (with Ian Edginton, ebook, 2002, tpb "No Surrender", 2003)

* "American Gothic" (with Ian Edginton, in "2000 AD" #1432-1440, 2005)

*"Doctor Who":
** "The Nightmare Game" (with Gareth Roberts, in "Doctor Who Magazine" #330-332, collected in "The Flood", 226 pages, 2007, ISBN 9781905239658)
**"The Ninth Doctor Collected Comics" (98 pages, April 2006) collects:
*** "The Love Invasion" (with Gareth Roberts, in "Doctor Who Magazine" #355-357)
*** "Art Attack" (art and script, in "Doctor Who Magazine" #358)
*** "The Cruel Sea" (with Rob Shearman, in "Doctor Who Magazine" #359-362)
*** "A Groatsworth of Wit" (with Gareth Roberts, in "Doctor Who Magazine" #363-364)
** "The Betrothal of Sontar" (with John Tomlinson and Nick Abadzis, in "Doctor Who Magazine" #365-367)
** "The Lodger" (with Gareth Roberts, in "Doctor Who Magazine" #368)
** "F.A.Q." (with Tony Lee, in "Doctor Who Magazine" #369-371)
** "The Futurists" (in "Doctor Who Magazine" #372-374)
** "Interstellar Overdrive" (with Jonathan Morris in "Doctor Who Magazine" #375-376)
** "The Woman Who Sold the World" (with Rob Davis in Doctor Who Magazine #381-384)

*"A Christmas Carol" (adapted by Sean Michael Wilson, with inks by David Roach, 132 pages, Classical Comics, October 2008, Original Text, ISBN 1906332177, Quick Text, ISBN 1906332185)


* [http://www.2000adonline.com/?zone=droid&page=profiles&choice=MIKEC 2000 AD profile]

External links

* [http://www.freakhousegraphics.co.uk Official website]
* [http://homepage.ntlworld.com/michael.collins17/mikecv.htm A CV of Mike's various and varied work]
* [http://www.myspace.com/dafreakhouse Mike Collins] at MySpace
* [http://www.mikecollins.deviantart.com Mostly non-comics work] at DeviantArt
* [http://www.comicspace.com/mikecollins Mike's page on the Comics version of MySpace]

Источник: Mike Collins

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