A Big Hand For The Doctor (Doctor Who 50th Anniversary E-Shorts, #1)
Pages no: 41
A great story featuring the First Doctor, with him actually almost being as much of a man of action as the Third Doctor was. Definitely worthy of the 50th Anniversary label!
This was enjoyable and I really enjoyed Colfer's writing. The portrayal of the first Doctor was somewhat the same as the television show, but he seemed a lot nicer and more adventurous. There was reference to the 21st century as it is today, which is interesting as that obviously couldn't be done wh...
Okayish enough as the plot went, if nothing spectacular, but to me the characterisation of the First Doctor seemed completely off, enough so that if I hadn't known this was a One story (because the book said so and because of Susan and the Doctor's physical description), I wouldn't have had any idea...
This was a fast, fun read, and I suppose Eoin Colfer (Artemis Fowl, the 6th Hitchhiker's Guide book, among others) did an okay job remaining true to the spirit of the first Doctor, but I'm not really the best judge on that. I've only seen three episodes with the first Doctor, William Hartnell, in th...
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