- Seventeenth Anniversary
Comic content Edit
- Archive Feature: TV: The Three Doctors (synopsis only by Richard Marson)
- Archive Feature: TV: The Seeds of Death (synopsis only by Richard Marson)
Interviews / Profiles Edit
- Star ProFile: Nicholas Courtney (Actor / Writer)
A4 pin-ups Edit
Additional features Edit
- Gallifrey Guardian
- Who Cares! (Letters Page)
- Fantastic Facts
- UNIT Hotline Club page
- Know Your Enemy: The Guardian
- Editor: Paul Neary
- Features Editor: Alan McKenzie
- Art Assistant: Rahid Khan
- Consultant: Jeremy Bentham
- Production: Nigel Balloch
Additional details Edit
- Eight extra pages are regularly added from this issue.
- This issue includes an eight-page pullout, marking out key dates in the Doctor's seventeen-year history, including October 11th 1979 (Marvel Comics launches Doctor Who Weekly) and August 13th (Doctor Who Weekly becomes a monthly publication as from issue 44).
- Know Your Enemy is unnumbered this issue.
- This is first time Patrick Troughton appears on the cover of the magazine.
- The year is not included on the front cover, which had a cover price of 30p (UK).