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|Cover date:||16 June 2010|
|Format:||20 detachable-paged partwork|
|Publisher:||GE Fabbri Ltd|
The Doctor Who DVD Files –“The Ultimate Build-up Doctor Who Encyclopaedia” in fortnightly issues.
Collectable loose leaf pages divided into seven categories that could be filed accordingly.
- Part 38 Ancient Artefacts How far will the Seventh Doctor go to ensure victory?
- Melanie Bush meet the original fiery red-head who journeyed in the TARDIS
- Mr Copper This elderly historian from Sto proved he was young at heart.
- General Staal The commander of the Tenth Sontaran Battle Fleet unmasked
- Mercy Hartigan How one Victorian lady became a metal giant!
- Glass Dalek Gaze in horror at the most gruesome Dalek ever …
- Behind the Scenes (fold-out)
- Action Man! The second part of our exclusive Graeme Harper interview.
- Technology (fold-out)
- Platform One Travel to the end of the world in ultimate style and comfort
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.
- "Fools! You cannot kill me, I am Davros! "
- On the planet Necros, the galaxy’s sick and dying come to be frozen in suspended animation until a cure can be found for their condition. When the Sixth Doctor arrives to pay his last respects to old friend Professor Stengos he gets the shock of his life – Stengos has been turned into a Dalek! Davros is up to his old tricks, only this time he plans to harvest humanity in his bid to lead the Daleks to universal domination. Can the Doctor stop him? Or will the dead of Necros be saved by the Daleks themselves?
Notable Information Edit
- Revelation of the Daleks had the working title of ‘The End of the Road’.
- 1985 saw the suspension of the series, a ‘Save Doctor Who’ campaign by The Sun and the Daily Star newspapers. A charity single Doctor in Distress by the group ‘Who Cares’ was also released led by Colin Baker and Nicola Bryant.
- Staal was the first Sontaran on screen to name their home world Sontar.
- Sixth Doctor companion Mel’s surname ‘Bush’ was never mentioned onscreen.
- Mel’s meeting with the Doctor would have been revealed had the following season not been suspended.
- In The Stolen Earth the Sub-Wave Network used by Harriet Jones was developed by the Mr Copper Foundation.
- Graeme Harper also worked as a crew member on stories featuring the Second, Third and Fourth Doctors.
- Space stations visited by the Doctor include; Space Station W3, Space Station J7, Nerva Beacon, Time Station, Game Station and Platform One.
- Project Manager: Ben Robinson
- Group Editor: Claire Lister
- Art Editor: James King
- Designer: Maurico Beltran, Carly Giles, Terry Sambridge
- Writer/Sub-Editor: Neil Corry, Kieran Grant
- Editorial Assistant: Poppy Kemp
- Contributing Writers: Jason Loborik , Jacqueline Rayner, Eddie Robson and Oli Smith.
- Illustrators: Shaun Williams