The 117th issue of Doctor Who Magazine had a cover date of October 1986. It was the first issue to cover new episodes of Doctor Who for Season 24 after the series had been put on an eighteen-month hiatus.

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Articles[edit | edit source]

  • Travelling Companions - Where would the Doctor be without his companions? Richard Marson examines the changing characteristics and roles of these supporting characters as an introduction to a new series...of character profiles and development.

Comic content[edit | edit source]

Fiction[edit | edit source]

  • Doctor Who Magazine Short Story Competition
Runner-Up, Under 15 Category: The Heat-Seekers by Andrew Lowes

Archives[edit | edit source]

Interviews / Profiles[edit | edit source]

A4 pin-ups[edit | edit source]

Previews[edit | edit source]

Reviews - Off the Shelf[edit | edit source]

Also featuring[edit | edit source]

Credits[edit | edit source]

Editor: Sheila Cranna
Assistant Editor: Penny Home
Art Director/Design: Steve Cook
Production: Alison Gill
Advertising: Sally Benson
Publisher: Stan Lee
Advisor: John Nathan-Turner

Additional details[edit | edit source]

  • The 'Travelling Companions' feature by Richard Marson is an introduction to a new series looking at individual companions.
  • This issue was priced 85p (UK) and the cover photograph was from a promotional shoot for the new series filming of (at the time unnamed story) TV: The Mysterious Planet by Steve Cook.
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