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The 135th issue of Doctor Who Magazine had a cover date of April 1988. This issue was the first issue to feature an altered design of Sylvester McCoy's Seventh Doctor era Doctor Who logo. With an oval (usually blue) shape behind it. This logo remained in use until issue 169 in 1991.


Comic content[]


  • Archive Feature: TV: Full Circle (retelling by episode, some credits and a 'Fact File' by Richard Marson)
  • Flashback Feature: Season 9 There are some seasons when nothing goes right, or when everything is in a state of flux. There are others which simply embellish what has previously been established. The Ninth Season was an excellent example of the latter, as Richard Marson reports ...

Interviews / Profiles[]

TV Reviews[]

Reviews ('Off the Shelf' by Gary Russell)[]

A4 Pin-up[]

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Editor: Sheila Cranna
Assistant Editor: Louise Cassell
Design: John Freeman
Consultant: David Howe
Production: Jez Metyard
Advertising: Donna Wickers
Advisor: John Nathan-Turner
Publisher: Stan Lee

Additional details[]

  • Thanks are given on the contents page to Mike Stammers for his revised cover logo.
  • This issue was priced £1 (UK).
  • 'Off the Shelf' incorrectly credits Tony Masero with the cover artwork for The Ultimate Foe rather than Alister Pearson. The correction was printed in DWM 137.