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DWA 003
Cover date: 3 May - 16 May 2006
Format: 36 full colour pages stapled
Editor: Moray Laing
Publisher: BBC Magazines

The third issue of the Doctor Who Adventures had a cover date of 3 May - 16 May 2006.

Contents Edit

Free gift Edit

  • A TARDIS hanging wall clock (or a radio if you picked up a copy in Tesco's supermarket)

Fact File (Photo feature and Essential Info) Edit

Comic content Edit

Tales from the TARDIS Edit

Interview Edit

The Doctor's Data (Collectable Fact File) Edit

Adventure guide and behind the scenes feature Edit

Posters Edit

Additional features Edit

  • Welcome (including latest news/ preview teaser)
  • Who's News
Preview for The Girl in the Fireplace
Preview for Rise of the Cybermen
Find in this issue hidden somewhere a Werewolf to win a Doctor Who TARDIS clock!
  • TARDIS Inbox
Featuring readers letters, photos, artwork
  • Make It
Cut out and make K9
  • Puzzle Pages / Fun stuff
Humour: 'Things to do with a defeated enemy (3)' Use a Slitheen hidden in your sofa as an expensive Whoopee cushion (by Christopher Cooper)
  • Competition Goodies: Doctor Who DVDs, Horrible Science kits, Bug Catchers, sets of Sonic X figures
  • Draw a monster Competition to win a family ticket to the Doctor Who Up Close Exhibition in Cardiff.
  • Bonus token for a chance to win a life-size Dalek.

Credits Edit

Hidden Away / Facts Edit

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 subscription offer for this issue was a saving of over £6 (UK). No other was incentive offered.
  • This issue's free gift of a TARDIS clock was selotaped to the cover; some issues were missing the "Police Public Call Box" sticker above the TARDIS door.
  • Next issue's free gift is named as a radio (unless you buy your copy at Tesco's in which case you'll get the TARDIS clock from last issue. having got the radio last time!).
  • The need to offer an alternative free gift is believed to be attributed to Tesco's needing to re-plan their display of the magazine because of its bulky size.
  • The TARDIS noise "VWORP! VWORP!" in the comic strip is an established sound used in the Doctor Who Magazine comic strips and originating in the Target Books range of novelisations.
  • This cover as well as that of DWA 5 were expanded and used at the Doctor Who Exhibition in Cardiff.

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