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Doctor Who: Brand New Ice Warrior Picture

Doctor Who: New Ice Warrior Picture


Here’s your first good look at the new Ice Warrior design. It’ll make its debut in the third episode of Doctor Who series 7b, written by Mark Gatiss and directed by Douglas Mackinnon. Very faithful, isn’t it? Is he wearing old-fashioned 3D glasses in anticipation of November’s anniversary special, or is that just a trick of the light?

Producer Caro Skinner discusses the new series of Doctor Who, from Ice Warriors to Cybermen and all points inbetween, in the next issue of SFX, #233 – on sale Wednesday 6 March with a Doctor Who cover.




  • nev rudland

    March 26th, 2013 - 7:08am

    What about the other Ice warriors which I can remember slightly different to this one, I beleive this was the leader, are we going to see his underlings, if so then I will then congratulate BBC on doing a good job.

  • thedaleksdeath

    March 11th, 2013 - 9:04pm

    Regular 60s monster with a slightly modern twist but I’m now worring about there voices.

  • Daveroper00

    March 11th, 2013 - 6:30pm

    I’m liking the new look for them. I can imagine quite clearly what they’ll be like in the episodes. 🙂

  • Matt Smithy

    March 9th, 2013 - 10:49pm

    Just thought of something, where are its sonic blasters? Other than that the design is pretty good!

    • Scott the Raptor

      March 9th, 2013 - 11:09pm

      On its right arm there is a device that looks like the blaster.

    • John Smith

      March 10th, 2013 - 9:28am

      Yeah, I think they’re going to do a “Cyberman” and the gun pops out of their wrist or something. That’d be cool.

    • ice warriors

      March 11th, 2013 - 7:52pm

      I thought they were the van baleens.

    • Doctor Stu

      March 13th, 2013 - 7:21am

      What are the Van Baleens?

    • thedaleksdeath

      March 13th, 2013 - 5:02pm

      I think it’s something that calls you down.

  • The Supreme Dalek

    March 7th, 2013 - 8:08am

    They look great, but I hope this does NOT mean the return of The Flood. That would ruin it.


      March 7th, 2013 - 8:32am

      I doubt we will see the Flood again.

    • John Smith

      March 10th, 2013 - 9:30am

      Just cos the Ice-Warriors were mentioned in the Waters of Mars and the Flood have tides with the Ice Warriors doesn’t necessarily mean that they’ll be coming back. I personally think if they did, that would ruin a little bit of their mystery. I think 1 Story is enough for them.

  • dr who

    March 6th, 2013 - 9:34pm

    I have been wondering. is that the ice warriors real body or is just like armer. Because the mouth bit is like normal skin but the rest of it is rock hard. And the eyes cant be red glass.

    • Alex (

      March 7th, 2013 - 7:39am

      I think it’s armour, but not armer

    • joe

      March 7th, 2013 - 5:38pm

      What you see is merely battle armour. The ice warrior itself is underneath the armour. Think of it like a knight.

  • lew

    March 6th, 2013 - 6:30pm

    the old ones had claws for hands.
    but its good to see an old monster back 😀

    also didnt the doctor say they were all exctinct??
    ill also be watching RED NOSE DAY(comic relife)


      March 6th, 2013 - 8:34pm

      If your asking if the 10th Doctor said where all extinct in ‘The Waters of Mars’, then no, he didn’t say that, and they couldn’t be extinct anyway, as their classic series appearances take place chronologically after the ends of that particular 10th Doctor adventure.

    • Alex (

      March 7th, 2013 - 7:37am

      They were frozen in ice at mars….

    • This is gallifrey, our childhood, our home

      March 7th, 2013 - 5:41pm

      The 10th Doctor story is hardly about the ice warriors, he only references them, he says that there were people that might have frozen whatever the flood was, and that they used there knowledge and wisdom to do so.

    • mr

      March 9th, 2013 - 8:55am

      I prefer them with three fingers, because I saw the figure before the episode and thought it had lego hands.

  • Jamie Bate

    March 6th, 2013 - 3:26pm

    Well guys, you know what I’m going to say, it could have been ALOT worse (non recognisable Silurians).

    • dr who

      March 6th, 2013 - 9:30pm

      yeah. i was really anoyed with the way they done the
      silurians. They had nothing in commen with the classic ones.

    • Tardis’nt

      March 7th, 2013 - 9:07pm

      Don’t dis the Silurians! all they need is a third eye and they’ll be fine!

  • time and relotive dimensions in space 2013 doctor who

    March 6th, 2013 - 3:23pm

    that is uttally discusting. i think the old onces are better. and on the face they have done a biting face but the old one had a frowny face. 0 out of 10

    • dr who

      March 6th, 2013 - 9:27pm

      They could of been worse

    • McGann is the Doctor

      March 7th, 2013 - 12:38pm

      The biting face is better.

    • Tardis’nt

      March 7th, 2013 - 9:08pm

      these are great, a 21st century twist on a 60’s monster!

  • The Ice Warrior

    March 5th, 2013 - 10:03pm

    what is the old ice warrior with the big head and i mean the xl head

    • alex

      March 5th, 2013 - 11:02pm

      it’s called an ice lord

    • epicluke99

      March 6th, 2013 - 9:30am

      it’s either the ice lord from seeds of death, curse of peladon or monster of peladon or isbur from the ice warriors

    • The Ice Warrior

      March 6th, 2013 - 6:24pm

      no not that a normal head but really bigger

  • dr u no

    March 5th, 2013 - 7:20pm

    does eney one know what episode the ice warriors are in

    • Dalek Smith

      March 5th, 2013 - 8:07pm

      episode 3 or 2 I think

    • cal

      March 6th, 2013 - 5:40am

      it is episode 3 ‘the cold war

    • the astronaut of death

      March 6th, 2013 - 4:50pm

      that’s a rumoured title the only episode tiltes that have been annonced are

      the bells of st john
      the jorney to the center of the tardis
      the last cyberman

    • Alex (

      March 7th, 2013 - 6:33pm

      Bells of St. John
      The last cybermen
      Phantom of the hex
      Journey to the centre of the tardis

  • The TARDIS

    March 5th, 2013 - 7:04pm

    Heads a bit too small, and some of the scales are a bit too chunky looking but tis so nice that they haven’t ruined them in the redesign.

    • Dalek Smith

      March 5th, 2013 - 7:16pm

      just noticed though the hands!!! the original ice warriors don’t have hands like that but still it resembles an ice warrior

    • UDWF1

      March 6th, 2013 - 1:04pm

      Yeah although the old hands did look very fake. I personally am happy with this new design

  • Dalek Smith

    March 5th, 2013 - 6:54pm

    hooray! Steven moffat hasn’t ruined the ice warriors like he ruined the new daleks. My only worry is that they’ll completely ruin the voices

    • Dalek The Supreme

      March 6th, 2013 - 4:55pm

      I actually liked the 2010 Daleks…

    • Anonymous

      March 6th, 2013 - 5:38pm

      The New daleks are great

    • Anonymous

      March 7th, 2013 - 2:03am

      I agree that Moffat didn’t total destroy the proud worriers of ice, but the new design didn’t impress me. The new shel is very blocky and just doesn’t look as good as the original, which had hair and a interesting texture.

      It’s just looked like another cheep alien and why did they mess up there hands!!! Sure they looked a bit cheesy, but instead of taking time to design a really cool had they just took the easy way.

      Well I just they aren’t as nearly as bad as the silurians, by the way I’m still waiting for a apology for that!

      Oh and the new 2010 Daleks are absolutely desisting!! I mean who would design a Dalek off the movie Daleks … AND MAKE THEM WORSE!!!!!

    • Alex (

      March 7th, 2013 - 7:38am

      Hate the new daleks, they look like multicoloured rainbow power rangers

    • John Smith

      March 10th, 2013 - 9:34am

      Yeah I hate the new Daleks too. I like the new Ice Warriors design better than the classic ones. I hated the hair that came out from the gaps in their joints. That was a terrible idea. As for the slightly new armor, I think that it isn’t too chunky or too futuristic looking. They have to adapt to keep up with modern day audiences.

  • Alex (

    March 5th, 2013 - 6:53pm

    This is great!


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