Doctor Who The Dalek Project Graphic Novel

By Mark
Thanks to Doctor Who Online for the above image.
BBC Books have recently released some details about an upcoming Doctor Who graphic novel called The Dalek Project. The Dalek Project will be written by Justin Richards, illustrated by Mike Collins who has worked on many Doctor Who Magazine comic strips and feature an introduction by Russell T Davies. It will be the first Doctor Who graphic novel to be released by BBC Books and the publication's official synopsis can be viewed below;

1917: The Great War is at its fiercest and most terrible. But things are about to get even worse… When the Doctor arrives at Hellcombe Hall in England he discovers a house full of mystery. There are locked doors and forbidden rooms, dustsheets cover guilty secrets, the maid Mary Carter is scared of the ghosts... And that’s before Corporal Anderson finds that his muddy corpse-filled trench ends in the drawing room.Armaments manufacturer Lord Hellcombe has a new secret weapon he believes will win the war. But when the Doctor witnesses the final demonstration he begins to realise how much danger everyone is in. Because Lord Hellcome claims to have invented the Dalek. Except, of course, that nothing is quite what it seems.The Doctor and his new friends must draw on every type of early 20th century technology and every element of human ingenuity and bravery if they are to discover the truth and to survive. If they are to prevent the entire Western Front of World War One from becoming part of The Dalek Project.

The Dalek Project will be released on the twenty fourth of September and go on sale at an RRP of £14.99. Justin Richards, the author of this graphic novel, commented that he's very excited about this book as the graphic novel format lends itself to storytelling on an epic scale. He then said told us that because of this we can expect to see the Daleks at their most cunning and awesome, and the Doctor at his most brilliant and heroic. What do you think of the book's cover and synopsis? Will you be buying The Dalek Project when it's released?


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