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Doctor Who thing: gender-bending lady fans make the Doctor their own

My pal Bonnie — aka bronxbee in comments here — attended New York Comic-Con this past weekend and took a ton of photos. I’m sharing some of the Doctor Who-related ones here over the next few days.

Bonnie saw lots of women dressing not as companions but as the Doctors himselves:




If Scarlett Johansson was a geek:


Of this one, Bonnie says:

i particularly like this one… BUT remember, muslim women *want* to be meek and mild and not have any adventures or anything.


(If the show wants the companion to represent ordinary Great Britain, the next companion will be a girl in a head scarf…)

A gender-bent Doctor with a River Song:


Tomorrow: gender-bent Fourth Doctors…

Photos by Bonnie-Ann Black.

See the rest of the “Doctor Who at New York Comic-Con” series:
merch at New York Comic-Con
the family that regenerates together attends New York Comic-Con together
women really do like Tom Baker’s Doctor
dressing up as the TARDIS
meet the Doctor Puppets and puppeteer/animator Alisa Stern
when boys cosplay Time Lords
when pro artists pull sexist bullshit
the littlest fans at New York Comic-Con
fans two-by-two at New York Comic-Con
creative cosplay
TARDIS bags for charity

(If you stumble across a cool Doctor Who thing, feel free to email me with a link.)

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