Doctor Who Magazine leads the final countdown to the new season with previews of the first three episodes and exclusive art cards

 

The new season of Doctor Who is now only weeks away! DWM paves the way with previews of the first few episodes, as well as interviews with their cast and crew! The show’s real life 60s heritage is explored too, including a look at past crossovers with the Beatles.

DWM 603 is on sale now in a special outer cover inside which you’ll find the regular issue, two art cards, and a special reprint of classic comic strip Timeslip.

 

Space Babies, The Devil’s Chord and Boom are previewed while the Doctor and Ruby’s comic strip adventures continue

  • Episode previews –  Russell T Davies talks Space Babies and The Devil’s Chord and we take a quick peek behind the scenes of Boom with writer Steven Moffat and exec producer Joel Collins.
  • Jinkx Monsoon – the Broadway star discusses her role as the malevolent Maestro
  • Meet the Beatles – John, Paul, George and Ringo (alias Chris Mason, George Caple, Philip Davies and James Hoyles) and their producer George Martin (Ed White)…
  • Letter from the Showrunner – Russell T Davies considers the scheduling of the new episodes and welcomes new readers!
  • Anita Dobson – don’t expect many answers from the actor about her character, the mysterious Mrs Flood?
  • Susan Twist – We also speak to the equally intriguing Susan Twist about her roles in last year’s episodes and her involvement in the forthcoming season…
  • Mancopolis Part Five – The concluding part of the comic strip featuring the Fifteenth Doctor and Ruby.

 

 

Past eras are covered too from the 1960s’ loose ends to the making of 2023’s Wild Blue Yonder

  • Magical History Tour – celebrate the Beatles appearance on opening night of the new season, with a look back at the relationship between the band and Doctor Who over the years…
  • Loose Ends – tying up some dangling threads from the 1960s.
  • Time-Space Visualiser – how second Doctor Patrick Troughton made a partial comeback in the late seventies…
  • Sid Sutton – a tribute to the work of the late Sid Sutton who, among many other career highlights, designed the Doctor Who titles in the 1980s.
  • Memory Worm – Matthew Waterhouse, who played companion Adric faces the Memory Worm quiz
  • The Fact of Fiction – a scene-by-scene look back at an earlier opening night: 2007’s Smith and Jones
  • Script to screen –  discover the intricacies involved in bringing ‘Jimbo’ – the robot from Wild Blue Yonder – into being
  • PLUS! – Gallifrey Guardian, Reviews, competitions and more!

 

Revisit classic DWM comic strip Timeslip in a special supplement to this month’s issue

  • Timeslip – an exclusive comic strip supplement featuring Timeslip – the memorable multi-Doctor comic strip by former DWM editor Paul Neary. This also includes an essay on the story by Gary Gillatt and a chat with Dez Skinn who came up with the original idea for the strip.
  • Art Cards – two art cards to celebrate the new season!

 

Doctor Who Magazine 603's outer wrap (c) Panini Fifteenth Doctor Ruby Sunday Devil's Chord
Doctor Who Magazine 603’s outer wrap (c) Panini

Doctor Who Magazine 603

DWM Issue 603 is on sale Thursday the 25th of April from the online Panini store, WH Smith and other retailers priced £9.99 (UK). Also available as a digital edition from Pocketmags. You can also save with a subscription, as well as receiving exclusive, text-free covers.

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