Fan art or fanart are artworks created by fans of a work of fiction (generally visual media such as comics, movies, television shows or video games) and derived from a character or other aspect of that work.
Doctor Who is my all-time favorite show. I tend to get hooked on TV shows (especially SciFi). I’ve loved stories since I was a small child, whether those stories come in the form of books, movies, TV series, graphic novels (comics), music, etc. I’ve always enjoyed a good story. Doctor Who is a very good, very long story. It first aired Saturday, November 23rd, 1963 and boomed in popularity in the 60’s and 70’s but the decline in viewers during the 80’s had the show suspended in 1989. In 1996 a television movie was produced that was popular in the UK but did not fair as well in the USA. Doctor Who inspired other stories and media such as novels and audio plays which provided new stories, but the TV show remained dormant until 2005 when the “New Who” (or NuWho) launched with it’s first season. It continues to air today. The New Who often refers to it’s “Classic” history and (in general) remains canon to the past stories. There have been so many people involved in the show it is hard to give credit here in short. If you would like to learn more there is a wealth of the show’s history available online and in books.
Not only has DW inspired many people who created, produced and published stories including the TV show, movie, specials, radio shows, novels, comics and more but it has also inspired generations of fans to create art based on the show’s characters and extensive history. Alice X. Zhang is one fan who’s absolutely beautiful fan art has made it to be published covers of the DW Titan Comics.
The enormous size of the DW world allows for endless possibilities for creatives to explore.
Here are just some of my Doctor Who Fan Art I’ve created over the years I’ve been enthralled with the show.