Hilo has dropped, quite literally, into D.J.’s life, arriving in an impact crater wearing only silver underpants. Suffering acute amnesia, Hilo’s past comes to him in bits and pieces, usually in the form of dreams. He exhibits extraordinary powers as well as a fondness for puzzles, belching, and narcolepsy.
“Getting the chance to write Doctor interaction is great fun, and that’s what this crossover event is all about. We do as much of that as possible.”
“Structure’s vital in writing and that makes co-writing possible. Al & I batter out the series A plot between us, then we have 15 issues in a ‘season’ and we split them in half. Some issues are co-written, some are two-parters with each of us taking one half. But we both have our bits to write, then they get passed back and fore so we can edit a wee bit.”
“There are adventures pocketed inside moments in other adventures – the life of this wandering Time Lord is truly labyrinthine. He could literally have a century of life or more left in this incarnation between The Waters of Mars and The End of Time, but that would be ‘soon’ to him. It’s all wide open, all relative.”
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