Pearl Mackie, Peter Capaldi, NYCC

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Celebrate the time-traveling adventures with Doctor Who and his companion, Pearl Mackie and Peter Capaldi as they takeover New York Comic Con 2017. Here’s a chance for fans to meet-and-greet their favorite stars, and ask them questions about the upcoming Doctor Who special.

Absolutely eccentric, but always compassionate, the extraterrestrial known as The Time Lord zips through time and space. Not wanting to be alone across the universe, the Time Lord travels with a human companion. The Doctor solves problems and battles injustice where he finds them.

SPOILERS AHEAD! Here are 5 reasons why you should see Pearl Mackie and Peter Capaldi at New York Comic Con:

5) Christmas Is Coming!

During the climatic season finale, the Twelfth Doctor was mortally wounded during his climatic battle with the Cybermen. Knowing regeneration is quickly making its way into his system, the Twelfth Doctor refuses to transform and stay as himself. But will the sudden appearance of The Original Doctor (David Bradley) change everything?

4) His Last Words

As the Tenth Doctor, David Tennant said his final moments, “I don’t want to go.” As the Eleventh Doctor, Matt Smith said in his final scene, “Thank you.” As viewers watch his last episode ever as the Doctor, What will be Capaldi’s final words to the audience?

3) A Fond Farewell

With Jodie Whittaker announced as The Thirteenth Doctor, this is the perfect opportunity for fans to show their gratitude and appreciation towards the World War Z actor. In one of his standout episodes, Capaldi delivered an unforgettable speech about the violent and never-ending nature of war in The Zygon Inversion.

2) Billie’s Coming Back!

From what we know of far, Billie (Mackie) will be coming back for the Christmas special. Does this mean Billie will stick around as the new companion for The Thirteenth Doctor? That’s a good question to ask!

1) It’s New York Comic Con!

It’s the Big Apple! The Bronx is up, the Battery’s down; just like the song says! Check out who’s going and what panels are taking place at New York Comic Con’s official website! Pearl Mackie and Peter Capaldi will be there Thursday and Friday!

Pearl Mackie and Peter Capaldi will be at New York Comic Con on October 5 & 6 2017. Doctor Who will return for the annual Christmas special.