Blair Shedd announced on his blog today that not only will he be illustrating a cover for this year’s Doctor Who Annual (IDW Publishing), but also the 16-page story inside.
Details via BrokenFrontier.com:
Doctor Who Annual 2011
Writers – Joshua Hale Fialkov, Dan McDaid, Matthew Dow Smith, Tony Lee
Artists – Blair Shedd, McDaid, Josh Adams (Actually, it’s Mitch Gerads), Ben Templesmith
Cover – Blair Shedd
The Eleventh Doctor materializes in his first Annual! This oversized issue contains three complete stories by an all-star lineup, featuring critically acclaimed Echoes writer Joshua Hale Fialkov and artist Blair Shedd, Doctor Who Magazine writer/artist Dan McDaid (Jersey Gods), and writer Matthew Dow Smith (artist on Doctor Who Ongoing, Witchblade, writer of Night Folk) and artist Josh Adams (like I mentioned, this is a mistake – it’s actually artist Mitch Gerads – POPGUNPULP Comics, BOOM! Studios). Also included is a prelude to the next ongoing series story by series writer Tony Lee (Doctor Who Ongoing, The Gloom), and superstar artist Ben Templesmith (30 Days of Night), continued in Doctor Who #9!
48 Pages – $7.99 – August, 2011
Blair has been teasing fans relentlessly for the past few weeks with tiny little hints and pieces of non-descript artwork and I’m excited to find out about this project he’s been working on!
Also, if you haven’t read my previous interview with Blair, you can check that out here.