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The 48th issue of Doctor Who Magazine had a cover date of January 1981.



Comic content


  • None


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Interviews / Profiles



  • None

A4 pin-ups

  • B&W Leela - armed and dangerous

Also featuring

  • Gallifrey Guardian
  • Who Cares! (Letters Page)
  • Fantastic Facts


Editor: Paul Neary
Features Editor: Alan McKenzie
Layout: Steve O'Leary
Art Assistant: Rahid Khan
Consultant: Jeremy Bentham

Additional details

  • Additional Input: Matrix Data Bank (From DWM 51): The photo used on page 16 to introduce the Architects of Fear article is identified as being a muto from Part One of Genesis of the Daleks.
  • This issue's cover photo is from TV: State of Decay
  • Matthew Waterhouse contributes to the letters page, congratulating the team on the anniversary issue.
  • The UNIT Hotline Club Page has been dropped and no longer appears.
  • The letters page includes the comment, "Truth to tell we hadn't considered the Doctor Who material from TV Comic et al."
  • The year is not included on the front cover, which had a cover price of 30p (UK).
  • This was Paul Neary's last issue as Editor.