Doctor Who Insider #7 was the November 2011 issue of the short-lived North American Doctor Who Magazine sister title. Like many North American magazines, its cover date was misleading. It was actually made available for purchase a month earlier, on 6 October.

Contents Edit

News Edit

  • Geronimo!
Karen Gillan's career, Elisabeth Sladen's biography, new Third Doctor novel, The Mazes of Time game, new Fourth Doctor audios ...

Features Edit

Nexus Point Edit

An examination of an important moment from one of the Doctor's adventures

  • The Valeyard – The Doctor's ultimate foe, himself (somewhere between his 12th and final incarnation ...

Data File Edit

Time Scoop Edit

Merchandise Edit

  • DVD Insider
The Talons of Weng-Chiang (Special Edition) story overview includes a look at the spin-off audio series Jago and Litefoot from Big Finish
  • Audio Insider
The Doomsday Quatrain Seventh Doctor audio adventure includes introduction to the Phalanx of Kro and 'Who was Nostradamus?'
  • Books Insider
Borrowed Time Writer Naomi A. Alderman talks about the new Eleventh Doctor novel and what inspired her ...

Fan Zone Edit

  • Doctor Who at Comic-con – special report from Tony Kenealy

Main team credits Edit

Interesting bits from within Edit

  • Bessie (a four-seater Edwardian Tourer kit car), was built by a company called Siva/Neville Trickett (Design) Ltd. for the BBC. As a four- seater version it is not technically a roadster and cost £500 (UK) with all its extras.
  • The Whomobile (or 'The Alien' as it was known) was built from scratch by designer Pete Farries as a private commission for Jon Pertwee.
  • In The Talons of Weng-Chiang, the Palace Theatre conductor was played by Doctor Who composer Dudley Simpson.
  • Nostradamus (Michel de Nostredame) was born in Saint-Remy-de-Provence, France in December 1503.

Further information Edit

  • This issue had a cover price of $6.99 (US and Canada) with a subscription offering a 10% discount.
  • While printed for a North American market, Panini UK Ltd did offer readers in the UK the chance to subscribe to this title, which was very much seen as a sister title to their long running Doctor Who Magazine title.
  • This issue came with a free double-sided poster featuring the Eleventh Doctor with Winston Churchill cover photograph and the Second Doctor on the reverse.

External links Edit

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