Real Name: Avan Tarklu

Identity/Class: Extra-terrestrial (Whifferdill)

Occupation: Private investigator; later bar owner

Affiliations: The Doctor (sixth and seventh incarnations), Peri, Sabalom Glitz

Enemies: Astrolabus, Childeric, Cybermen, Dogbolter, Hob, Ice Warriors, Skeletoids

Known Relatives: Francine / Caralla (wife)

Aliases: Bish, Mrs. F.R. Rubbisher

Base of Operations:

First Appearance: "The Shape-Shifter," Doctor Who Magazine #88 (Marvel, May 1984)

Powers/Abilities: Frobisher is a member of a species of shapeshifters capable of transforming into virtually any creature they want. He isn't great at humans, and when he assumes that form, he tends to prefer using the appearance of beings he is particularly familiar with (such as Conan the Barbarian or the Doctor). His favoured form is that of a penguin. For a period in his life he was struck with mono-morphism, a disease which restricted him to one shape (the aforementioned penguin).


Comments: Created by Steve Parkhouse and John Ridgway. Played in audio by Robert Jezek.


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