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|Cover date:||19 December - 27 December 2012|
|Format:||36 full colour pages stapled|
|Publisher:||Immediate Media Company London Limited|
- 2013 Calendar, all-new bow-tie, packet of Doctor Who Monster Invasion trading cards, sticker sheet and various previously released gifts including police box pencil tin.
Information / Fact File (Photo feature and Essential Info)
- PREVIEW: The Snowmen
- FACT FILE: Monsters of Christmas Past!
- None this issue
Behind the scenes
- Behind the scenes past-Christmas adventure snaps
- Welcome and news (Hello Time Travellers!)
- Geronimo: News, Monster Companions!, This Week in Who History, Mixed-up Episode Titles, Hot or Not
- Big Puzzle: Doctor Maze (2 pages)
- Activity: Make – it Cyber mask
- Jokes, Puzzle page and Quiz
- Mega Moment
- Readers contributions: Who and You Upload - featuring reader’s letters, photos, and art.
- Doctor, Doctor! (Q &A)
- Competition Goodies (87 chances to win Doctor Who prizes (including Return to Earth game and a Wii, Bobble TARDIS and Fourth Doctor, belts, duvets, books (When's the Doctor?, Official Dictionary, Annual 2013), Talking Daleks, K9's, Anti-Time Gadget, Jigsaws, TARDIS bin, Monopoly, posters, framed prints and monster masks) and Doctor Who Calendar 2013 and Diary)
What to buy a Dalek for Christmas
- Editor: Natalie Barnes A Puppy!
- Deputy Editor: Annabel Gibson A bobble hat!
- Production Editor: Liza Millett I'd make it a soufflé!
- Senior Art Editor: Nikki Davies A stairlift!
- Writer: Craig Donaghy Plunger polish
- Designer: Phil White "Plum pud-ding and cus-tard"
Hidden Away / Facts
- WHO SAID: "I keep telling you. I don't do this any more. I've retired." TBC
- The Daleks were first seen in colour in the film Dr. Who and the Daleks (1965).
- The Wooden King was grown from a tree bauble in less than an hour.
- The Wooden Queen in The Doctor, the Widow and the Wardrobe was played by a male actor.
- This was a two week issue because of Christmas.
- 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 £3.25 (UK) and the free gift was bagged.
- Next issue's free gift is promoted as an ultimate Dalek collection battle pack and a packet of Doctor Who Monster Invasion trading cards.