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DWM 131

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DWM 131
DWM 131
Cover date: December 1987
Format: 36pp stapled
Editor: Sheila Cranna
Publisher: Marvel Comics UK
DWM 130
DWM 132

The 131st issue of Doctor Who Magazine had a cover date of December 1987. This issue was Sophie Aldred's cover debut as the Doctor's newest companion at the time, Ace, who would later become the main companion associated with the Seventh Doctor's televised stories.

Contents Edit

Articles Edit

  • 'Snow Biz!' by Richard Marson (A Set Report from the filming of Dragonfire at Television Centre on August 13th 1987.
  • 'Coming up Trumps' - Introducing new companion Ace. Street-wise and trendy, new companion Ace is all set to bring a breath of fresh air into the TARDIS.

Comic content Edit

Archives Edit

  • Season 4 Flashback by Richard Marson If Season 3 had come close to ruining the popularity and credibility of the series, Season 4 was to re-establish both those vital factors, laying the foundations for a further successful three years.

Interviews / Profiles Edit

  • John Nathan-Turner (Producer) interviewed by Gary Russell talks about work on Season 24 and innovations introduced this year.
  • Bonnie Langford (Actress) interviewed by Richard Marson the controversial choice for a companion and former child star talks about her past career, her role in the series as a computer programmer, and about the world of Doctor Who in general ...

Previews Edit

Reviews - Off the Shelf Edit

A4 Pin-up Edit

Also featuring Edit

  • You on Who (letters)
  • 'Doctor Who?' by Tim Quinn and Dicky Howett
  • Gallifrey Guardian
  • Matrix Data Bank
  • This issue also features the winning costume design for a competition held way back in DWM 113.

Credits Edit

Editor: Sheila Cranna
Assistant Editor: Louise Cassell
Designer: John Freeman
Production: Alison Gill
Advertising: Donna Wickers
Advisor: John Nathan-Turner
Publisher: Stan Lee

Additional details Edit

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