SFX Issue 44

November 1998


K-9 Goes Digital

Beloved Who companion set for comeback

The dog’s Oscar-winning creator Bob Baker, author of Aardman Animation’s Wallace and Gromit tales, is working with producer Paul Tams on K-9 Adventures under the tag-line: “In space, there’s only one top dog!” Whereas K-9 And Company kept the anally retentive pooch on terra firma, the new version designed by Rory McLeish can hover and adapt himself for a variety of different tasks using special add-on “collars.”

Production of a showreel narrated by Tom Baker is already underway, but in the meantime here are two exclusive images of the dog’s new look...