|Cover date:||11 September 2008|
|Format:||68 pages stapled|
Articles and features Edit
- You're listening to Atomic Radio! With Kate McAll Producer and Director of Lost Souls
- Tunnel Visions! The CERN Project
- The Car's the Star. Analysis of the SUV
- Production Notes from Richard Stokes Producer
Interviews / Profiles Edit
- John Barrowman actor who plays Captain Jack Harkness on CERN
- Marie Doris Make-Up Designer
- Ian Bunting Concept Artist
- Where's Your Head At? (Q&A): Tom Price who played Andy Davidson
Comic strips Edit
- Rift War! Part Six: Circles (11 coloured pages)
Story Archive Edit
- A4 John Hart's Detonator Concept Art
- A4 Victorian Hub Concept Art by Ian Bunting
- A4 The Little Girl's Tarot Cards by Ian Bunting (from Dead Man Walking)
- A4 John Hart's Explosive Device Concept Art (from Fragments)
Additional features Edit
- The Hub (News)
- Competition, prizes included
- Limited edition artwork, Torchwood Soundtrack CD
- 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
- Lost Souls was broadcast on Wednesday 10th September 2008 as part of the BBC's Big Bang Day .
- John Barrowman was voted by users of tvguide.com as the 6th most sexy sci-fi stars (Jensen Ackles from Supernatural won).
- Lost Souls was recorded over two days with three days post production.
- SUV is an acronym for Sports Utility Vehicle (a robust four-wheel drive vehicle).
- The SUV in Torchwood is a customised Range Rover registration CF06 FDU
- The "forgetful" drug used in Torchwood is called retcon, a playful abbreviation of the term "retro-active continuity".
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 9 October 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.