Saturday, 8 December 2018

Wait, Anthony Ainley is dressed up as *what* now?

Christmas is time for panto, and you don't get much more panto than Time-Flight. The latest 50 Things... takes you through the tinsel, the glitter, the borderline-dodgy humour, the people dressing up and the topical references, to explore the strangest Doctor Who story ever to be set in an airport. Climb aboard the Concorde!

The Black Archive on The Robots of Death

It's official! Obverse Books' The Black Archive series, which is a collection of book-length in-depth examinations of every Doctor Who story from 1963 to the present, has announced that their volume on The Robots of Death will be coming out in 2020, and will be written by Magic Bullet's own Fiona Moore, scriptwriter on Hidden Persuaders and extensive contributor to the Articles page. More details closer to the time!

Tuesday, 6 November 2018

Jacqueline Pearce Remembered

New on the Kaldor City site, Alan Stevens' tribute to Jacqueline Pearce, as previously seen in Celestial Toyroom. This brief, moving piece explores Pearce's range as an actor and her relationship with Servalan, the character she made truly her own.

Driving Ambition: Print books

Print copies of Fiona Moore's cyber-detective novel Driving Ambition are now available!  The link here will take you to the publisher's website. A reminder that you can also get Kindle and Kobo versions if you're not into dead trees.

Thursday, 18 October 2018

Driving Ambition: E-books and Interviews!

Driving Ambition, a tale of murder, labour politics and self-driving cars, is now available as an e-book in Kindle and Kobo formats. Print copies will be available to order later, but some advance copies might make their way to the BSFA's interview event with Fiona Moore next Wednesday. Please come if you're in the London area!

In the meantime, here's a tortoiseshell cat contemplating her new copy...

Monday, 1 October 2018

Regeneration Special: It's a Two-Fer!

With the new season of Doctor Who starting, Magic Bullet brings you not one but two articles exploring the series. First, Rose No More by Alan Stevens speculates on what became of Rose after the changes in history happened on the Eleventh Doctor's watch. Following that up, we've got The Doctor's Kill List by telefantasy expert Mike Kenwood, figuring out the number of times that The Man Who Never Would, um, did.