|Cover date:||5 February 2014|
|Format:||20 detachable-paged partwork|
|Publisher:||GE Fabbri Ltd|
Magazine content Edit
Collectable loose leaf pages divided into nine categories that could be filed accordingly.
- In the Land of Fiction, fairy tales were real ...
- Jenny Flint
- One third of the Paternoster Gang was a karate-kicking maid!
- Tricky Van Baalen
- This 'android' was not all that he seemed ...
- The Great Intelligence used robots to take over London ...
- The Doctor has encountered several prehistoric beasts.
- Russell T Davies
- A profile of the writer who saved Doctor Who.
- Welcome to the Minotaur's hotel of horror.
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.
- "We are all predators, Doctor. We kill ... we devour ... to live. "
- The TARDIS is attacked by the nucleus of a virus called the Swarm and lands at the Bi-Al Foundation, a space hospital in the 51st century. With the Doctor in a coma, it's up to scientist Professor Marius and his robot dog, K-9, to help Leela save the Time Lord's life. But will Marius' outlandish plan really work? And are they too late to prevent the Age of the Virus?
Notable information Edit
- The Bi-Al Foundation (or Centre for Alien Biomorphology), was located at galactic co-ordinates 7438007.
- The van Baalen brothers were called Tricky, Bram and Gregor.
- Russell T Davies was born in Swansea on 27th April 1963. His full name is Stephen Russell Davies.
- Russell T Davies's 1995 Doctor Who novel Damaged Goods was set on a council estate that featured a family called the Tylers - some years before Rose Tyler made her television appearance in 2005.
- In 1812 the Brothers Grimm published a collection of fairy tales.
- The notorious pirate Blackbeard who terrorised the West Indies in the 18th century was actually called Edward Teach.
- Jenny Flint was a Victorian Match girl rescued from an attack by a Chinese gang by Madame Vastra who she later married in 1892 and along with Strax formed the Paternoster Gang.
- Operation Golden Age was an eco-terrorist group in the early 1970s.
- The Time Scoop was a relic from the Dark Times in Gallifrey's history known as the Age of Chaos.
- 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: not credited this issue
- Illustrators: none credited this issue