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The 285th issue of Doctor Who Magazine was released on 18 November 1999 and had a cover date of 15 December 1999. It advertised Mark Gatiss playing "the Doctor" in a Doctor Who spoof, The Web of Caves.



Comic content


Profiles / Interviews

Reviews - 'Shelf Life'

Regular features

  • It's the end but...

Extra Features

  • The DWM 285 Crossword (sponsored by BBC Books)


Editor: Gary Gillatt & Alan Barnes
Design: Peri Godbold
Production: Mark Irvine
Production Manager: Liz Teal
Chief Sub: Jason Quinn
Managing Editor: Alan O'Keefe
Managing Director: Miles Stevens-Hoare

Additional details

  • This edition featured a competition in which readers could win the original DVD edition of the Five Doctors. The next issue would feature a review of this DVD.