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|Cover date:||30 October 2013|
|Format:||20 detachable-paged partwork|
|Publisher:||GE Fabbri Ltd|
|DVD included:||The Android Invasion|
Magazine Content Edit
Collectable loose leaf pages divided into nine categories that could be filed accordingly.
- The Paternoster Gang
- The Doctor's friends kept Victorian London safe from attack.
- Winifred Gillyflower
- This wicked woman tried to bring about the apocalypse.
- This Argolin wanted to clone himself and build an army.
- Billie Piper
- Find out all about the actor behind Rose Tyler.
- The Pit and the Pen!
- Read our exclusive interview with writers Pip and Jane Baker
- Eye Camera
- How did a human eyeball end up in a security camera?
DVD release (with cover blurb) Edit
- Each issue came with a DVD release.
- Reversible DVD sleeves enabled the collector to display one of two designs featuring either the Doctor and his enemies or his companions.
- "The Earth will be rid of its human population within three weeks ..."
- The Doctor and Sarah Jane Smith land in the idyllic English village of Devesham. But all is not as it seems, and soon the time travellers are battling the Kraal]s, aliens who have conceived a terrifying fate for the people of Earth. What is going on at the nearby Space Defence Station? Who is Guy Crayford and is he really a national hero? What is Styggron's plan? And where on Earth is Brigadier Lethbridge Stewart?
Notable Information Edit
- The UK's Space Defence Station (set up to detect and repel alien invasions) was the only one in the world (1973) and was overseen by UNIT.
- Winifred Gillyflower opened the gates of Sweetville in 1893.
- When the SS Madame de Pompadour was hit by an ion storm in the Dagmar Cluster, the repair droids utilised human body parts in their repairs of the ship.
- Actress Billie Piper's middle name is Paul. She was born in Swindon, Wiltshire on 22 September 1982.
- The planet Sense Sphere was rich in the rare metal molybdenum, which has a melting point of 2622 degrees centigrade. It was also home to the dominant telepathic life-forms the Sensorites and the cave-dwelling giant spiders the Zilgans.
- The historical pirate Henry Avery who the Doctor met in The Curse of the Black Spot was previously referenced in The Smugglers with the Doctor caught up in a search for Avery's fabled gold.
- 13 Paternoster Row was in 1890s London, home to the Paternoster Gang of Vastra, Strax and Jenny Flint.
- George Stephenson was the first civil engineer to use steam locomotives on the inter-city railways.
- Some subscribers experienced a delay of receiving this issue of several weeks.
- Project Manager: not credited this issue
- Group Editor: not credited this issue
- Editor: Kieran Grant
- Art Editor: Elanzi Smit
- Designer: not credited this issue
- Sub-Editor: Catherine Anderson
- Contributing Writers: Peter Griffiths
- Illustrators: none credited this issue