For legions of “Doctor Who” followers, The Grasp is probably the most diabolical villain ever to invade the sci-fi franchise, a renegade Time Lord who relishes torturing Medical doctors of any regeneration.
To honor the 50th anniversary of the character’s debut TV look in 1971 for the episode “Terror of the Autons,” London-based Titan Comics is delivering a brand new four-issue “Physician Who” miniseries in April starring the Medical doctors’ darkest rival with the debut of “Missy #1.”
Sizzling on the heels of Titan’s current “Physician Who” crossover adventures showcasing the Tenth and Thirteenth Medical doctors as they leapfrogged a long time and clashed with basic villains just like the Weeping Angels, Skithra, Sea Devils, and Autons, this recent story expands the temporal tapestry with the primary solo comedian ebook focusing on the Twelfth Physician’s alien nemesis, Missy (as performed by Michelle Gomez).
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Gomez’s portrayal of the “Queen of Evil” was the primary feminine incarnation of the character when she joined “Physician Who” in 2014 to face off in opposition to Peter Capaldi’s Twelfth Physician.
This is the official synopsis:
“Missy wages warfare on the Physician, however this time she’s not alone! Can the mixed brilliance of the Third and Twelfth Physician avert her lethal scheme, or will she get her arms on a secret weapon able to wreaking havoc on the universe? This particular story, celebrating the 50th anniversary of The Grasp’s first look, will characteristic extra Medical doctors and Masters than ever earlier than.”
This malevolent “Missy” collection options the return of the acclaimed inventive staff behind many “Physician Who” comics, with Eisner-nominated author Jody Houser (“Stranger Issues,” “Spider-Man”), illustrator Roberta Ingranata (“Witchblade”), and colorist Enrica Angiolini (“Warhammer 40,000”) again within the TARDIS for Titan’s new venture.
“I wrote just a few pages of Missy means again in ‘The Street to 13,’ and I have been dying to write down extra of her ever since,” Houser instructed Titan. “Her ineffable crafty and sense of enjoyable make her probably the most pleasant kind of monster.”
“Missy #1” drops into your time zone on April 14 with the primary of a putting four-part Masters related cowl set by Claudia Caranfa spotlighting Michelle Gomez, John Simm, Roger Delgado, and Sacha Dhawan, and a variant by artist David Busian (“Star Wars Adventures”).
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