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Doctor Who Magazine 517 was the issue of the magazine cover-dated November 2017.

Much of the issue paid tribute to two people associated with the Innes Lloyd and Peter Bryant eras of Doctor Who who had died earlier in 2017: actor Deborah Watling and actor, writer, and script editor Victor Pemberton. Despite this, the cover image marked 30 years since Sylvester McCoy's first appearance as the Seventh Doctor in the serial Time and the Rani.


Profiles / Interviews

An interview with the late actor conducted in 1990

Comic strip

Story: Scott Gray
Pencils: Mike Collins
Inks: David A Roach
Colours: James Offredi
Letters: Roger Langridge
Editor: Peter Ware

Regular features

The Fact of Fiction

The DWM Review


Coming soon

The Time Team

Galaxy Forum

A History of Doctor Who in 100 Objects...

Supporting artist of the month

Special features

  • Victorian Values
Tribute to actor Deborah Watling, who died on 21 July
  • Hidden Depths
Tribute to writer, script editor, and actor Victor Pemberton, who died on 13 August


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