In next week's issue of Ms. Marvel, we get one metaphor for the comic book industry. But next week's issue of Doctor Strange offers another one. Comic book publishing is a tricky business, with publishers like Marvel trying to come up with new stories for characters who have been around for decades. It's hard to come up with new ideas while still respecting continuity, and often a shortcut is simply to dig up an old idea from a classic story, rip out its internal organs, and harvest them for a new take.
This metaphor is taken literally in next week's Doctor Strange #10, as The Ancient One is ripped from the astral plane and, well…
That's essentially how DC Comics came up with the idea for Doomsday Clock.
Doctor Strange #10 hits stores next Wednesday.
Doctor Strange #10
(W) Mark Waid (A) Chris Bachalo, More (A/CA) Jesus Saiz
DOCTOR STRANGE HITS HIS MILESTONE 400TH ISSUE!
Creative team Mark Waid and Jesus Saiz are joined by some of the best DOCTOR STRANGE artists of all time to tell a monumentally strange tale! Someone has been working in the background since the first issue, chipping away at Doctor Strange and other magicians, undercutting and depleting their magic, and the other shoe finally drops. Does Strange stand a chance against someone who can take his magic away with the snap of their fingers?
In Shops: Jan 30, 2019