The Tenth Doctor, Gabby and Cindy are pulled onto a space station which is positioned on the brink of a gravity well. As the trio investigate the station’s mission, it becomes clear the white energy that was seen attacking the Third Doctor is using an old enemy to infiltrate the station!
After the Tenth Doctor witnesses his previous frilly self being attacked by a powerful white force of energy, the TARDIS is dragged towards a space station clinging to the edge of a gravity well and a cluster of neutron stars.
The Doctor realises quantum engineering is being used to create a black hole from the hyperspace funnel and the energy of the neutron stars. As Cindy becomes separated from him, Gabby tries to direct Cindy to a safe zone before an iconic adversary finds her.
Writer Nick Abadzis does a wonderful job in exploring the space station’s mission without making the dialogue too complicated. There is a clarity to his writing style and he gives time for the scientific elements to be explained with considerable fascination and intimacy.
The Doctor, Gabby and Cindy are at a point in their friendship where they are like family. Cindy even calls the Doctor ‘Dad’ at one point which appears to be an inside joke seeing as the Doctor’s daughter, Jenny, is reunited with his future self in the previous chapter.
Artists Mariano Laclaustra and Carlos Cabrera with assistance from Fer Centurion create a vivid and visceral telling of the story. The personal details of the character’s expressions are immediate and gripping. The full panels shots are mind-blowingly exciting, dangerous and dynamic.
Part three of The Lost Dimension takes a shift into the beginnings of the unknown entity’s plan using a popular enemy to display the raw power of its existence. The supporting characters are fully dimensional giving the story depth and meaning.