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DWA 84
DWA 084
Cover date: 2 October - 8 October 2008
Format: 36 full colour pages stapled
Editor: Moray Laing
Publisher: BBC Magazines
DWA 83
DWA 85

The eighty-fourth issue of Doctor Who Adventures had a cover date of 2 October - 8 October 2008.

Contents Edit

Free gift Edit

  • A psychic wallet notepad and invisible ink pens

Information / Fact File (Photo feature and Essential Info) Edit

Comic content Edit

Tales from the TARDIS Edit

  • From: TV: The Stolen Earth - Featuring cliffhanger Dalek shooting the Doctor and his regeneration!

The Doctor's Data (Collectable Fact File) Edit

Behind the scenes Edit

Posters Edit

Additional features Edit

  • Welcome and news (including possible new Doctor Russell Tovey? You say)
Find in this issue hidden somewhere Larry Nightingale to win a Doctor Who Uno set!
  • Activity / Make-it
Game using the psychic paper set
  • Puzzle Pages
  • Readers contributions: Monster Gallery / Time Agent Upload / Doctor You
featuring reader's letters, photos, and art.
  • Competition Goodies ("Fly Me to the Moon" 3D Cinema treat and Sonic Chronicles Nintendo set)
  • BIG WIN: Life-size K9 (worth almost £895) Token 1

Credits Edit

Also listing: how they would use their psychic paper

  • Editor: Moray Laing, Use it to send a friendly message to the Doctor!
  • Deputy Editor: Annabel Gibson To get into Buckingham palace and have tea with the Queen!
  • Senior Art Editor: Paul Lang, I would use it to read Doctor Who Adventures on!
  • Art Editor: Steve Clarke, Free travel on trains, buses and planes
  • Production Editor: Liza Millett, A passport to go anywhere in the universe!
  • Picture Editor: Shaila Bux, Use it as money!
  • Writer: Mel Bezalel, Getting into the cinema – with sweet popcorn and pick 'n mix!
  • Guest Companion from the Future: River Song, Spoilers! I'm not telling you!

Hidden Away / Facts Edit

  • This magazine can be recycled: Or your psychic paper collection point.
  • Miss Foster: "I went to the Moon once. I buried an Adipose tablet beneath the surface and the Moon turned into a big ball of blubbery fat!"
  • Showrunner Russell T Davies suggested Russell Tovey as a possible next Doctor.
  • The Doctor has used his psychic paper to pose as the king of Belgium amongst others.
  • A basic level of psychic training is enough to render the psychic paper useless.
  • Before regaining their freedom the Ood were slaves for two hundred years.

Additional details Edit

  • The subscription offer for this issue was a saving of 30%, over £18 (UK) and a free set of Dalek and Cyberman mini diecasts or 40% off without the addition free gift as leafleted.
  • Interestingly, other Eighth Doctor adventures are hinted at in the factfile with the line, "One of the Eighth Doctor's biggest battles was against the Master".
  • This issue and its free gifts were cover mounted.
  • Next issue's free gifts are listed as a Time Agent Planner and Pencil.

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