Evolution of Cybermen – have you read that right? No, it’s not the name of an upcoming episode, but these metal cyborgs from Mondas have changed considerably over the years, ever since they first left their twin planet Mondas in 1986 (or, 1966 in British TV terms.)
Tracking the evolution of Cybermen is no easy task, so we’re tackling it in stages. First, let’s look at Classic Who. Now if you’re new to the Whoniverse, you may have heard talk of “the Cybermen from Doctor Who” but where did they come from? Which stories did they appear in? And what did they look like? If you’re curious to know more about the scariest cybernetic upgraders this side of Telos, look no further. This is the ultimate guide to the evolution of Cybermen – the classic years!
Enjoy, or you will become like us.
And if you’re wondering what these cyborgs got up to after 1988, check out post number two: ‘Evolution of the Cybermen: The modern era‘ for all your upgrading needs.
In the meantime, have you seen any of these classic Cybermen adventures? If so, which is your favourite? Or which are you most curious about? Let us know in the comments below.
Also, thanks to Philip Bates from The Doctor Who Companion for the infographic text.
For further reading, be sure to check out our post: ‘5 reasons to re-watch Revenge of the Cybermen.’
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