The Who Wars Podcast #023

00:00 The Who Wars Podcast Theme

00:30 The Front Page; discussion includes what it means to be an “audio fanzine”; Who Wars gains two new reviewers for Star Wars Rebels — Alan Zaugg @Jedizaugg and Jon Williams @jonathanbw — starting from Episode 24; Why Rob is a terrible Whovian and the commercialisation of modern Doctor Who; Rundown of Episode 23.

11:36 STAR WARS NEWS – Domhnall Gleeson, Gwendoline Christie and their role in Episode VII (no spoilers!); The arcade strikes back with Star Wars: Battle Pod; Hollywood Reporter comments on Star Wars toys being huge for the toy industry in 2015; John Simon’s Star Wars review from 1977 in New York Magazine.

19:08 DOCTOR WHO NEWS – Russell T. Davies and Steven Moffat face off over whether the Doctor is a bigamist; Titan Comics releases a new Doctor Who title that re-purposes prior comics released under Titan; Doctor Who to get its first official LEGO release; Christopher Eccleston returns to the role of the Doctor… but not in the way you might think (see: for the video footage).

30:25 FEATURE – STAR WARS REBELS – Andy @skaromedia talks about the Star Wars Rebels episodes Path of the Jedi, Idiot’s Array and Vision of Hope and gets additional commentary from students at Bishop Burton College @BishopBurton in Yorkshire, UK.

44:05 COMPETITION – Winners of the AM Audio Media #WHOMASH contest are here! Doctor Who: Dark Journey’s Roy Miranda and Andrew Chalmers announce the winners.

47:34 FEATURE/COMIC – STAR WARS #1 (Marvel) – Andy @skaromedia talks to Marvel fan and comic collector, John Layfield, about the new beginning for Star Wars comics at Marvel. This is followed by Kate @Kamiduu reviewing issue #1 of the series.

1:05:25 COMIC – DOCTOR WHO – 10th Doctor #7 (Titan) by Kate @Kamiduu

1:11:06 COMIC – DOCTOR WHO – 11th Doctor #8 (Titan) by Lex @Lexerness

1:20:35 ADVERT – DOCTOR WHO – Dark Journey by AM Audio Media

1:20:56 FAN INTERVIEW – Kate @Kamiduu chats to 9 year old Tom from Project Indigo @DWProjectIndigo about being a Doctor Who fan, meeting the stars of the show and visiting its locations. She also slips in some Star Wars questions, too!

1:37:50 The Back Page; closing remarks from Rob.

1:40:06 The Who Wars Podcast Credits (including details on how to get in touch with the show)