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|Cover date:||25 June 2009|
|Format:||100 pages bound|
Articles and features Edit
- Production Notes: Peter Bennett Torchwood: Children of Earth Producer
- Set Report: Torchwood: Children of Earth Floor 13
- Photo Preview 2: Torchwood: Children of Earth
- 'Art of War!' Interviews with the creators of the Rift War! comic strip – Paul Grist, Ian Edginton & D'Israeli, Simon Furman and Brian Williamson
- Radio Time! : New radio dramas Asylum by Anita Sullivan, Golden Age by James Goss and The Dead Line by Phil Ford
- Children of Earth Press Call: The Torchwood Team speak
- Beyond the Hub: From Here to Eternity (Immortality) by Kate Lloyd
Interviews / Profiles Edit
- Cush Jumbo Actress who plays Lois Habiba
- Yasmin Bannerman Actress who plays Detective Swanson in They Keep Killing Suzie
- Close-Call: Gareth David-Lloyd (and his fiancée) answers the readers questions over the phone for Kate Lloyd
Comic strips Edit
- The Man Who Dreamed of Stars (standalone) by Brian Minchin with illustrations by Ben Wilsher
- Closing Time (Part One) by Andy Lane with illustrations by Mike Dowling
Story Archive Edit
- A4 Hub Pin-Up 3: Gareth David-Lloyd
Additional features Edit
- The Hub (News)
- Including Tonight's the Night mini adventure
- T-mail (Readers Letters)
- Little Reason We Love Torchwood 3: Flexuality!
- Editor: Simon Hugo
- Deputy Editor: Neil Edwards
- Comics Editors: Martin Eden
- Designers: Philip White
- Admin Assistant: Jen Evans
- National anthem Enrico Pallazzo
- Managing Editor: Brian J Robb
Facts included Edit
- May 2009: Russell T Davies wins Best Screenwriter for TV: Midnight and Euros Lyn wins Best Director for TV: Silence in the Library at the BAFTA Cymru Awards held in Cardiff.
- Floor 13 is the largest set ever constructed for Torchwood or Doctor Who at Upper Boat.
- The quote "Captain, my Captain," references the poem "O Captain, My Captain" by 19th century poet Walt Whitman.
- The poem to unlock the Hub in They Keep Killing Suzie is from "I Could Not Stop for Death", also by a 19th century poet, Emily Dickinson.
- The actress Yasmin Bannerman who played Detective Swanson also played Jabe in Doctor Who.
- The comic strip Rift War! was to have featured a red double decker but because of Planet of the Dead it was changed to a green dustcart.
Additional details Edit
- This issue's contents differed significantly from those advertised the previous issue because the anticipated screening date of Children of Earth was moved back. Those features which offered potential spoilers were held over to the next issue.
- To reflect the expanded content of "comic strip related material" in this issue, and because of the release of the collected strips in the Rift War! graphic novel, an alternative limited edition cover by comic artist Michael Golden was available from Forbidden Planet and other specialist comic shops.
- Torchwood: The Official Magazine from Titan Magazines continued to be bi-monthly title with now only six issues a year. Each issue featured 100 pages and cost £4.99 (UK), offering a 15% saving to subscribers.
- Aimed at mature fans of the series, the magazines did not shy away from discussions involving sex and violence, topics integral to the success of this "adult" spin-off series from the BBC's more family friendly Doctor Who.