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Dr Who

Up to date as of January 31, 2010

From TARDIS Index File, the free Doctor Who reference.

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
Race: Human
Home Planet: Earth
Home Era: 19th century
Actor: Julie Cox

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley was an English writer of the early 19th century who was one of the earliest writers of what came to be known as science fiction, composing the science-based horror story Frankenstein, or, The Modern Prometheus, and the future history, The Last Man. Shelley's circle of friends included poet Byron and John Polidori, who was one of the first to write about vampires.




The Doctor mentioned that he spent time on a lake with Byron and Mary Shelley while talking to Professor Chronotis. (WC: Shada (webcast), BFA: Shada (audio release)) He again mentioned that he spent time with Lord Byron and Mary Shelley when re-awakening following an encounter in the Matrix. (BFA: Neverland)

Shelley also apparently travelled with the Doctor for a time as a companion (BFA: Storm Warning), although the extent of her relationship with the Doctor has yet to be chronicled in full. (BFA: The Company of Friends)

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The Doctor once encountered a robotic replica of Shelley's creation, Frankenstein's Monster during an adventure involving the Daleks. (DW: The Chase)

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A few years after writing Frankenstein, Shelley wrote a little known science fiction novel called The Last Man, which takes place at the end of the 21st century. In the context of the Whoniverse, and the recent revelation that she travelled with the Doctor, it is possible that her writing of this book (and, possibly, of Frankenstein) may have been influenced by her experiences with the Doctor.

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Edgar Rice Burroughs
Edgar Rice Burroughs was an early 20th century fiction author who created the characters of Tarzan and Korak.


H. P. Lovecraft
Lovecraft (August 20, 1890 – March 15, 1937) was an American author of horror, fantasy, and science fiction, known then simply as weird fiction. His fictitious book, The Necronomicon, has featured in some DC Comics stories, although his work strangely is largely untapped in the DCU.


Edgar Allan Poe
19th Century author of a variety of macabre short stories. See Also Batman: Nevermore for ideas based on his works.


Mary Shelley
Author of Frankenstein, or, the Modern Prometheus used as fodder for over a century in fantastic tales. See Also, Frankenstein's Monster, Frederick von Frankenstein, and Young Frankenstein for ideas based on the works of Shelley.


H. G. Wells
Victorian science-fiction author. Project Moreau takes its name from his novel, The Island of Dr. Moreau.

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Marvel Database

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Mary Shelley

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