"Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor" Variant Cover Homages Morrissey & The Smiths

Wed, January 6th, 2016 at 10:27am PST | Updated: January 6th, 2016 at 10:27am

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Albert Ching, Managing Editor

Two beloved icons from the United Kingdom unite and take over in a new variant cover for Titan Comics' "Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor" #2.6. Illustrated by artist Simon Myers.

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The cover is an homage to the inside cover of 1986's "The Queen Is Dead" album by Morrissey's former band, The Smiths, featuring the Tenth Doctor (played on TV by David Tennant) in front of the Salford Lads' Club in Greater Manchester. Additionally, the Doctor is holding gladioli, which Moz was known to swing about on stage in that era.

10D Year Two 6 Cover RETAILER

Myers has previously homaged Blondie's "Parallel Lines" and David Bowie's "Heroes" in past "Doctor Who" variant covers. The Morrissey-inspired "Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor" #2.6 variant will be available only from AOD Collectables, starting on Feb. 3.

Writer: Nick Abadzis
Artist: Elena Casagrande
Publisher: Titan Comics
Page Count: 32pp
Price: $3.99
On Sale Date: February 3, 2016

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