The 9th issue of Doctor Who Weekly had a cover date of 12 December 1979. Its cover was the first to primarily feature a "monster".
- Writers: Wagner + Mills
- Art: Dave Gibbons
- Editor: Dez Skinn
Interviews / Profiles
- A Letter from the Doctor
- Crazy Caption Competition (£5 to be won)
- Who Cares! (Letters Page)
- The cover photograph is from TV: Terror of the Zygons
- Published every Thursday, this issue had a cover price of 12p (UK).