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DWM 23

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DWM 23
DWM 023
Cover date: 19 March, 1980
Format: 28 pages stapled
Editor: Paul Neary
Publisher: Marvel Comics UK
DWM 22
DWM 24

The 23rd issue of Doctor Who Weekly had a cover date of 19 March 1980. Its cover was the first to primarily feature a Cyberman.

Contents Edit

Articles Edit

  • The UNIT File (Part Two of Two)

Comic content Edit

Writers: Mills + Wagner
Art: Dave Gibbons
Editor: Paul Neary

Archives Edit

Interviews / Profiles Edit

  • Deborah Waterfield (Photo-file Number 23)

A4 pin-ups Edit

Additional features Edit

  • Crazy Caption Competition (£5 to be won)
  • Who Cares! (Letters Page)

Additional details Edit

  • Additional Input: Gallifrey Guardian (from DWM 29) RE: Photo-file 23 Deborah Waterfield. The actress's name is Deborah Watling! The companion's name was Waterfield.
  • Additional Input: Matrix Data Bank (from DWM 71) The explanation given for the Doctor's referring to the Monk as a "fellow Gallifreyan" some eight years before its chronological occurrence in TV: The Time Warrior is that the "text articles were restructured to try and make them more appealing to young readers".
  • Published every Thursday, this issue had a cover price of 12p (UK).
  • This was Paul Neary's first issue as Editor.

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