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You may wish to consult The Art of Doctor Who for other, similarly-named pages.

The 40th issue in a quarterly series of magazine releases by the publishers of Doctor Who Magazine from Panini UK looked at various pieces of artwork related to Doctor Who.

Publisher's summary[]

"We were basing the comic strip on a series that had no special effects budget, but I could draw a futuristic Roman arena as convincingly as I could draw a bus." Dave Gibbons

Doctor Who's characters and scenarios have been inspiring artists since 1963.

The latest special edition of Doctor Who Magazine celebrates the best of their contributions to both the programme and the vast range of licensed products that rely on their skill.

From the experiments that produced the first title sequence to the latest innovations in computer-generated imagery, this is your guide to more than 50 years of extraordinary graphic design.


  • Into the Unknown
Bernard Lodge explains the techniques used in designing title sequences for the first four Doctors
  • Luminous Clouds and Time Corridors
John J Johnston explores fifty years of opening titles
  • Astounding Stories
A look at the earliest licensed products featuring the Daleks
  • Annuals: The 1960s
A look at the history and art from the Doctor Who annuals of the 1960s
  • Comics: The 1960s
A history of licensed comics from the 1960s, including The Daleks in TV Century 21.
  • The Big Picture
Tribute to Eddie Paul and Bill Wiggins, the designers of the posters of the 1960s feature films Dr. Who and the Daleks and Daleks' Invasion Earth 2150 A.D.
  • Annuals: The 1970s
A look at the history and art from the Doctor Who annuals of the 1970s
  • Brought to Book
Chris Bentley explores the history of the Target Books novelisation book covers
  • Drawing the Line
Interview with Target cover artist Chris Achilleos
  • Comics: The 1970s
A history of licensed comics from the 1970s, ending with the first issues of Doctor Who Weekly
  • Space and Times
A showcase of Radio Times' inside and cover illustrations related to Doctor Who
  • Comics: The 1980s
A history of licensed comics from the 1980s
  • Weekly Wonders
Interview with Dave Gibbons, an artist for the Doctor Who Weekly comic strip
  • Annuals: The 1980s
A look at the history and art from the Doctor Who annuals of the 1980s
  • The Art of the New
Chris Bentley speaks to the painters of the Virgin New Adventures' cover artists
  • Drawing Inspiration
A look at how amateur Doctor Who artists' work eventually led to a professional career
  • Analogue Artistry
A look at the artwork on VHS casette covers from 1983 onwards
  • Comics: The 1990s
A history of licensed comics from the 1990s
  • Sound and Vision
Big Finish cover artist Tom Webster explains his work
  • Visions of the Future
21st century concept artists Matt Savage and Peter McKinstry explain the importance their role plays in televised Doctor Who
  • Moving Pictures
A look at animated webcasts and reconstructed missing episodes over the years
  • Disc Doctors
The history of the covers of Doctor Who on DVD
  • Comics: The 2000s
A history of licensed comics from the 21st century
  • Doctor's Letters
The evolution and development of the Doctor Who logo


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