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Oh, if only this Doctor Who Paternoster Gang comic was real

Illustration for article titled Oh, if only this iDoctor Who/i Paternoster Gang comic was real

Doctor Who's Victorian trio of Vastra, Jenny and Strax have had fans begging for a spinoff since they first appeared in 2011's A Good Man Goes To War - but while such an idea seems to remain an unlikely possibility, what if we could have the Paternosters starring in their own Comic adventures?

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This delightful idea comes from the BBC themselves - it's from a framed print they've recently started selling:

Illustration for article titled Oh, if only this iDoctor Who/i Paternoster Gang comic was real
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I love how it looks like it wouldn't be out of place alongside the likes of Marvel's own Doctor Who comics back in the mid-80's.

It's not the first time the gang have appeared in comic book form - recently Doctor Who Magazine ran a two part story starring the trio called The Crystal Throne - but let's hope it's not the last. It'd be a great way to keep the characters appearing without them having to necessarily pop up in the show itself. Plus, who wouldn't read an adventure comic starring Victorian lesbians and a disgruntled potato-man with an itchy trigger finger?

I know I would.


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I would love to see a few Strax costumes for Halloween.