SFX Poll Success for Doctor Who

SFX have published the results from round 2 of their top 200 characters poll with some excellent results for Doctor Who.

As you may have already read, the Daleks topped the bill in the Favourite Monsters, Supernatural Beings & Fantasy Creatures category beating Predators, Aliens and Cybermen. But special (and well deserved) praise must go to the Master who came first in the Favourite Villains category. Pictured as his Roger Delgado incarnation, the insane Time Lord beat such favourites as Darth Vader (Star Wars), The Joker (Batman), Lex Luthor (Superman) and Magneto (X Men).

The not-surprising news is that in the Favourite Hero category, our favourite Time Lord the Doctor came in at first place! Hardly surprising as he’s brilliant but it’s worth knowing that he beat other favourites such as Han Solo (Star Wars), Captain Jack Harkness (Torchwood), James T Kirk (Star Trek), Sam Beckett (Quantum Leap) and even Indiana Jones himself!

Although they didn’t top their categories, Catherine Tate as Donna Noble, Billie Piper as Rose Tyler and Elisabeth Sladen as Sarah Jane Smith came in at fourth, eighth and tenth places respectively in the Favourite Heroine category.

So it’s almost confirmed that characters from the Doctor Who universe are clearly the coolest ever (as if we didn’t already know that).

The final round is still to come and so there’s everything to play for, the winners of each category will now go head to head to win the title of The Ultimate Best SF or Fantasy Character Ever. The results will be published in accordance with the release of SFX’s 200th issue and wouldn’t it be fantastic if the Doctor was voted the all time best character.

Go to the link now and vote for our favourite Gallifreyan, he deserves to be honoured!

The SFX poll can be entered by visiting www.sfx.co.uk!


What happens when an eight year old kid watches the 1993 repeat run of Planet of the Daleks? He pretty much ends up here writing about the show that grabbed hold of him and never let go!

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