Doctor Who Adventures #253 was the issue of the magazine for the week beginning 26 January 2012.

Contents Edit

Free gift Edit

  • Sonic set and badge

Information / Fact File (Photo feature and Essential Info) Edit

  • FACTFILE: 10 Things You Might Not Know About: Silence
  • FEATURE: Monsters' most embarrassing moments!
  • RIVER'S DIARY: Episode 7 A Good Man Goes to War

Comic content Edit

Photo Story (favourite scene told as a photo-feature) Edit

Fast Facts Edit

  • see ULTIMATE DALEK collection below

Posters Edit

A3 The Doctor's Wife
A4 Silence

Behind the scenes Edit

Interview Edit

Also featuring Edit

  • Welcome and news (Hello Time Travellers!)
  • Geronimo: Gossip: News, Hot or not
  • Fun Stuff (Celebrity Monster Chef, Who Look-a-likes)
  • Puzzle page and Quiz
  • Readers contributions: Who and You Upload - featuring reader's letters, photos, and art.
  • Doctor, Doctor! (Q &A)
  • Competition Goodies (Character Building Cyberman Set and Character Building Eleven Doctors Set )

Credits Edit

With dishes they'd like to see on Monster Chef

Hidden Away / Facts Edit

  • WHO SAID: "At times like this, I think of my old school motto: Resistance is Exhausting." Gibbis in The God Complex.
  • River Song's name as she was growing up as a friend of Amy Pond and Rory Williams was Mels Zucker.
  • The Silence is NOT an alien species. It is the name of a very powerful religious movement. They are said to experience all of time at once.
  • The Silence are also known as Sentinels of History and the Academy of the Question.
  • Gantok was credited as Rondo Haxton, a variant of "Rondo Hatton", an old horror movie actor, on whom Mark Gatiss' face was based.

Further information Edit

  • The subscription offer for this issue was four issues for £1 then a saving of 10% (three months for £29.29) (UK). A notable reduction of 15%!
  • This issue had a cover price of £2.50 (UK) and the free gift was cover mounted.
  • Next issue's free gift is promoted as a mini monster battle pack featuring the Ood and Judoon.

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