|Cover date:||14 August 2008|
|Format:||68 pages stapled|
Articles and features Edit
- Location, Location, Location. Series 1 & 2 filming locations in Cardiff and South Wales.
- Production Notes from Richard Stokes Producer.
Interviews / Profiles Edit
- Julie Gardner Executive Producer
- Colin Teague Director
- Danny Hargreaves Special Effects Supervisor
- Where's Your Head At? (Q&A): Burn Gorman who played Owen Harper
Comic strips Edit
- Rift War! Part Five: Dark Times (11 coloured pages)
- A4 Singularity scalpel concept art from TV: Something Borrowed
- A4 Travelling show poster art from TV: From Out of the Rain 'The Joshua Joy'
- A4 First World War recruitment poster art from TV: To the Last Man 'Your Chums Are Fighting'
- A4 Electro exterior concept art from TV: From Out of the Rain
Additional features Edit
- The Hub (News)
- Competition, prizes included
- John Barrowman personalised posters
- Editor: Simon Hugo
- Deputy Editor: Neil Edwards
- Comics Editors: Steve White
- Designers: Philip White
- Assistant Editor Sarah Herman
- Admin Assistant: Hannah Tibbetts
- Managing Editor: Brian J Robb
Facts included Edit
- Before Doctor Who came back to BBC television Russell T Davies had discussed an idea about a team of sexy investigators with Julie Gardner and calling it Excalibur. The idea of a Doctor Who spin-off featuring Captain Jack Harkness saw the idea being developed into Torchwood.
- Director Colin Teague has worked on Doctor Who, Torchwood and The Sarah Jane Adventures.
- The actor's full name is Burn Hugh Winchester Gorman.
Additional details Edit
- Titan Magazines was well known for its range of predominantly American TV tie-in titles that included Lost, Supernatural, Heroes, CSI: Miami, 24 and Prison Break.
- Torchwood: The Official Magazine launched with a glossy cover, as a four-weekly title in January 2008 priced £3.75 (UK).
- A subscription offer included a saving of 30% on 13 issues, including one special issue.
- Of the 68 pages, 10 were given over to advertising with 8 pages for other titles from the publisher.
- The next issue page for that published on 11 September 2008 includes the comment "contents subject to change".
- 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.