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DWA 001
Cover date: 5 April - 18 April 2006
Format: 36 full colour pages stapled
Editor: Moray Laing
Publisher: BBC Magazines
first issue

The first issue of the Doctor Who Adventures had a cover date of 5 April - 18 April 2006.

Contents Edit

Free gift Edit

  • Six-Piece Doctor Who Stationery set comprised of tin case, pen, pencil, ruler, eraser and sharpener.

Fact File (Photo feature and Essential Info) Edit

Comic content Edit

Tales from the TARDIS Edit

The Doctor's Data (Collectable Fact File) Edit

Adventure Guide (Photofeature) and Behind the scenes Feature Edit

Posters Edit

Additional features Edit

  • Welcome (including latest news/ preview teaser)
  • Who's News
Preview for New Earth
Find in this issue hidden somewhere a materialising rogue Dalek to win a Doctor Who TARDIS clock!
  • TARDIS Inbox
Featuring readers letters, photos, artwork
  • Make It
Cut out and make Slitheen Mask
  • Puzzle Pages / Fun stuff
Humour: 'Things to do with a defeated enemy (1)' Use a dried out Cassandra as a beach towel (by Christopher Cooper)
  • Competition Goodies: Remote controlled Daleks, sets of audio CDs from the BBC, sets of Doctor Who books, and Doctor Who games
  • Coupon Competition to win a life-size Dalek

Credits Edit

Hidden Away / Facts Edit

  • This magazine can be recycled: "AND REMEMBER, SYCORAX ROCK!"
  • The eyestalk of the Dalek is the easiest part of a Dalek to destroy.
  • The rocky inside of the Sycorax spaceship was actually filmed in the heart of Clearwell Caves in the Forest of Dean.

Additional details Edit

  • Published every two weeks on a Thursday, this issue had a cover price of £1.99 (UK). The first three issues were all tagged as NEW and featured a foil logo.
  • The speech bubble on the cover from the Doctor declaring "Fantastic first issue!" echoes the first issue of Doctor Who Magazine, then a weekly comic launched back in October 1979.
  • This first issue was launched about the same time as Doctor Who Series 2, continuing interest from the Christmas Special and generating new interest by offering previews of forthcoming stories.
  • A nod to the classic series was the fact file on the Doctor, which included a brief note and picture of all nine of his previous bodies and the idea of regeneration, which had occurred at the end of the previous series.
  • The subscription offer for this issue was a saving of over £6 (UK) and a free copy of the Doctor Who Annual 2006.
  • The Who Shop International, London was giving away a free book from the classic series of Doctor Who (i.e. a Target novelisation) to all customers spending over £10 and presenting there copy of Doctor Who Adventures Magazine.
  • Next issue's free gift is named as a Slitheen Gas Exchange! and holographic stickers.

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