"You always did want to be treated like a princess."

Doctor Who: A Fairytale Life #1

IDW Publishing (April 2011)

WRITER: Matthew Sturges
PENCILER: Kelly Yates
INKERS: Steve Bird, Brian Shearer, & Rich Ketcham
COLORIST: Rachelle Rosenberg
LETTERER: Neil Uyetake
EDITOR: Denton J. Tipton
COVER “A” (shown): Mark Buckingham (artist) and Phil Elliott (colors)
COVER “B”: Amy Mebberson

The Doctor takes Amy to a planet where they replicate a fairy tale. However (surprise, surprise) the planet is under a medical quarantine and the people actually live like they’re in a fairytale, complete with something that takes injured children…and the TARDIS!

What they got right: This is a scenario that would work well on the show, and in comic form it works just as well. Kelly Yates, a fill-in artist for Doctor Who: The Forgotten gets his pen on the 11th Doctor and Amy and does his usual good job with both.

What they got wrong: Why no Rory? He’d be a lot of fun in this event.

Recommendation: Off to a good start, I suggest picking this up, especially for Whovians.

I should note, though, that I couldn’t point to one particular scene for a Best Scene nomination. It’s one of those comics that has to be accepted as a whole product, but it does show why I like Matt Smith as the Doctor.

Tomorrow’s Comic> Sonic Universe #27


About ShadowWing Tronix

A would be comic writer looking to organize his living space as well as his thoughts. So I have a blog for each goal. :)

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