“The new Doctor Who logo is beautiful. I’m crying. This new era is going to be incredible,” wrote one very excited fan on Twitter as the BBC revealed a brand new look for the sci-fi series.
The series has undergone a radical redesign ahead of Jodie Whittaker’s debut as the Thirteenth Doctor, producing a sleek and stylish new logo, poster and insignia to usher in series 11.
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Fans really seem to have embraced the show’s new look online.
THE NEW #DoctorWho LOGO IS BEAUTIFUL IM CRYING THIS NEW ERA IS GOING TO BE INCREDIBLE
— Mad(d)???? ???? (@Maddchv) February 20, 2018
I LOVE the new logo, new poster, new logo reveal! I am all squeeeed up already. #DoctorWho
— Jayde B (@JayJayBorges) February 20, 2018
The new #DoctorWho logo rocks! ????
— Janina / Kaori ✨ ???? (@Kaori_Ino) February 20, 2018
I’m absolutely loving that new #DoctorWho logo…
— Cookies Roasting on an Open Fire (@Johnboy_Cook) February 20, 2018
The fan art has already started rolling in.
— Kaz Osgood (@kaz_osgood) February 20, 2018
And the poster – which has proven particularly popular – has already taken pride of place on numerous phones and computers.
So, yes, the new #doctorwho poster is my phone background now.
— ???????? VDubs and Space Buds ????♂️???? (@blueboxufo) February 21, 2018
— Mitchell Mueller ???? (@DoctorMMysterio) February 20, 2018
Some fans did have concerns, however.
I love the new #DoctorWho poster and I think the logo is sleek and cool. However, I am NOT cool if we're going to just start calling the show "Who." That's not the name of it. pic.twitter.com/CLTDhp1B1P
— Kyle D Anderson (@KyleDAnderson) February 20, 2018
Over on Instagram, the praise just kept coming.
Do you like the new Doctor Who logo? . . . #Repost @bbcdoctorwho ・・・ A new era of #DoctorWho is dawning… . . . . . . #drwho #doctorwhofan #drwhofan #doctorwhobbc #doctorwhofandom #jodiewhittaker #doctorwhoedit #doctorwhofans #thedoctor #PeterCapaldi #mattsmith #DavidTennant #christophereccleston #newlogo #logo #bbc #bbcone #bbctwo
“I love it! I think it’s perfect,” wrote Callye Comeaux, while John Higgs added that it was “amazing in its elegant simplicity”.
In a RadioTimes.com reader poll, 83 per cent of more than 8,000 fans surveyed gave the new logo a thumbs up.
The new era of Doctor Who is off to a very strong start.