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|Cover date:||6 December - 12 December 2012|
|Format:||36 full colour pages stapled|
|Publisher:||Immediate Media Company London Limited|
- Set comprising of; badge, stickers, bouncy ball, magnet, mini-stamp and keyring
Information / Fact File (Photo feature and Essential Info)
- STORY GUIDE: The Great Detective (Christmas minisode)
- FUN FEATURE: The Doctor’s Christmas wish list!
- None this issue
Behind the scenes
- None this issue
- Welcome and news (Hello Time Travellers!)
- Geronimo: News, Monster Companions!, This Week in Who History, Mixed-up Episode Titles, Hot or Not
- Big Puzzle: Wordsearch (2 pages)
- Jokes, Puzzle page and Quiz
- Mega Moment
- Activity: Make Your Own Dalek Christmas Tree
- What's on the Doctor's phone messages.
- Readers contributions: Who and You Upload - featuring reader’s letters, photos, and art.
- Doctor, Doctor! (Q &A)
- Competition Goodies (Doctor Who games – Electronic Q.L.A. Anti Time Device and Cleric Wars App from Character-online, Lemony Snicket Books and Kindle Fire HD, Doctor Who Calendar 2013 and Diary)
Favourite bit of the Christmas trailer
- Editor: Natalie Barnes The TARDIS in the clouds!
- Deputy Editor: Annabel Gibson Strax – back from the dead!
- Production Editor: Liza Millett The return of Vastra and Jenny
- Senior Art Editor: Nikki Davies The Doctor’s top hat
- Writer: Craig Donaghy Clara!
- Designer: Phil White The Snowmen’s teeth!
Hidden Away / Facts
- WHO SAID: "Incidentally, a Happy Christmas to all of you at home!" First Doctor in The Daleks' Master Plan.
- Sontarans first appeared in the Third Doctor adventure The Time Warrior (1973).
- The Cybermen will return to the screen in 2013.
- Madame Vastra (a Silurian female) lived on Paternoster Row in London. Along with Jenny Flint (human) and Strax (a Sontaran), they were known as the Paternoster Gang.
- The subscription offer for this issue was four issues for £1 then a saving of 10% (thirteen issues for £30.42) (UK).
- This issue had a cover price of £2.70 (UK) and the free gift was cover mounted.
- Next issue's free gift is promoted as 2013 Calendar, pack of Monster Invasion Cards, 92 stickers, all-new bowtie AND a mystery gift!