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Elizabeth Sandifer

Elizabeth Sandifer created Eruditorum Press. She’s not really sure why she did that, and she apologizes for the inconvenience. She currently writes Last War in Albion, a history of the magical war between Alan Moore and Grant Morrison. She used to write TARDIS Eruditorum, a history of Britain told through the lens of a ropey sci-fi series. She also wrote Neoreaction a Basilisk, writes comics these days, and has ADHD so will probably just randomly write some other shit sooner or later. Support Elizabeth on Patreon.


  1. Anton B
    July 1, 2014 @ 12:31 am

    The Doctor has one trouser leg rolled up and is making a secret Masonic sign with his left hand. He is upside down in a clear allusion to the Hanged Man card of the major Arcana. The demon is double horned and the predominant colours are green and purple which signify…I'm struggling here. Anyone?…jane?

    On a more mundane level I love the signature 'MILLER and Austin DAT' S WHO!' And the old school Spidey bar code.


  2. Anton B
    July 1, 2014 @ 12:37 am

    Wait…in the top left ident box the Doctor is portrayed as one eyed and half in shadow; a reference to Odin? Also the words 'He's back!' Suggesting a resurrection myth.


  3. SpaceSquid
    July 1, 2014 @ 1:12 am

    Sweet Castaborous, Doctor; you can master the intersections of time and space but you can't handle a wee bit of manscaping on your calves? You know that demon means business because he isn't complaining about the intolerable prickling.


  4. Daru
    July 1, 2014 @ 1:22 am

    Those are some well hairy legs!


  5. Anton B
    July 1, 2014 @ 3:01 am

    Seriously hairy.
    I'm just trying to work out what Clara's disguised as.


  6. jane
    July 1, 2014 @ 3:02 am

    Purple and green (and especially a purplish green or a greenish purple) are the colors of magic.


  7. Froborr
    July 1, 2014 @ 3:06 am

    …wow. My only direct exposure to Frank Miller's comics (as opposed to film adaptations) is Linkara's reviews of his later work. So… there really was a point at which he could actually sort of draw? That's not just one of those "back in my day" myths?


  8. Daru
    July 1, 2014 @ 3:16 am

    She's the red spot on the right hand.


  9. ferret
    July 1, 2014 @ 3:24 am

    The diamond on his forehead suggests the mystical third eye. Also the double chin indicates too many jelly babies. The unusual TM emblem replacing the usual question-mark lapel could stand for "totes magical"


  10. ferret
    July 1, 2014 @ 3:25 am

    She's disguised as Spider-man


  11. Mattyoung!
    July 1, 2014 @ 5:25 am

    No, no… CLEARLY she's the comics code authority!


  12. matt bracher
    July 1, 2014 @ 6:40 am

    Printed on newsprint. I grabbed a later reprint that was larger sized and on better paper, only to find that it used the same color separations. Looked garish. Worse, it senselessly edited some of the dialogue.

    Late on, Marvel did have a better-quality reprint series. Unfortunately, it continued from these four issues and started with "Star Beast" instead of starting over.

    So, for me, the reprints were the best part of the IDW license.


  13. prandeamus
    July 1, 2014 @ 7:16 am

    Gareth Hunt, not Tom Baker, surely?


  14. Anton B
    July 1, 2014 @ 8:24 am

    That's what I thought. 😉


  15. timber-munki
    July 1, 2014 @ 10:47 am

    @ jane Also Seventies Lex Luthor's power suit & the Green Goblin's colour schemes


  16. encyclops
    July 1, 2014 @ 12:23 pm

    And of course the Joker!


  17. encyclops
    July 1, 2014 @ 12:24 pm

    And Invader Zim.


  18. Daibhid C
    July 1, 2014 @ 1:14 pm

    Frank Miller clearly comes from the same alternate universe as the guy who designed the Dapol action figures. Not pictured: the TARDIS's pentagonal console.


  19. Daibhid C
    July 1, 2014 @ 1:15 pm

    @ jane Hooray for random Discworld references!


  20. LC
    July 4, 2014 @ 3:13 am

    Purple and Green have been the official colours of Evil in comic books for… 40 years now? 50?


  21. Dave Simmons
    July 8, 2014 @ 6:25 pm

    As someone on my facebook pointed out when this turned up a few days back, between the eyebrows and the leg, that's possibly the maximum amount of hairy you'll ever see on a Tom Baker. The artist has spend an inordinately long time lovingly crafting each hair on that leg.


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