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The Celestial Toymaker
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An ambiguous figure, whose only televised appearance, to date, was in the First Doctor's era. However, he has made occasional appearances in comics and books throughout the decades of Doctor Who. His power set and origins are ill-defined, perhaps owing to his single appearance in a story that, like so many early Doctor Who serials, no longer exists in its entirety.

That said, he seems to be able to manipulate space and time on a level that equals or exceeds that of the Time Lords. Some fans speculate, without canonical support, that he is actually an early incarnation of The Master.

Whatever the truth of him, he is rather like a Time Lord wrapped in the clothes of the DC characters of the Puzzler, the Toymaker and the Riddler, combined. He effects his crimes by compelling his victims to play lethal games, sometimes based on real-life board games. In a memorable scene from an extant episode in which he features, he made the First Doctor's companions play a game of Chutes and Ladders in which they were the game pieces, and the board was rigged for death to anyone who didn't follow the rules.

Indeed, if he has a sense of honor it is that he at least abides by the rules of the game he sets. Thus, it is possible to defeat him by simply outplaying him.

He is notable for being the first adversary faced by the comic Eighth Doctor.

First Appearance: Doctor Who Magazine (1979) #56

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Doctor Who (1984)

Doctor Who Graphic Novel (2004)
Doctor Who Magazine (1979)

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