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The 153rd issue of Doctor Who Magazine had a cover date of October 1989.



  • 'Strip!' by Michael Bonner (1 of 3) With the Doctor Who comic strip approaching its 25th anniversary a look at comic strip history up to 1979.
  • Location Guide: Wales and North West by Guy Daniels and Richard Bignell
  • 'The Dalek Factory' Behind the scenes at Dapol by Russell Letson

Comic content[]


  • None this issue.

Interviews / Profiles[]


Reviews - Off the Shelf[]

to be added

Also featuring[]

Random quote[]

“What do you know, Zbrigniev?"

"Just that, whenever this Doctor turns up ..."


"All hell breaks loose."

Sergeant Zbrigniev and Brigadier Winifred Bambera, Battlefield


Additional details[]

  • Repeated announcement Data Coils and Rel Time from DWM 154 the features will be combined and revamped into the Magazine's own special Classified page for readers and with payment per word offers guaranteed inclusion rather than the formerly used "first out of the bag" approach. Interestingly a second half page form is given over to outlining terms and conditions, publication dates and submission details!
  • This issue priced £1.25 (UK) features cover photography by Steve Cook.
  • DWM 154 will see a new format and four regular colour pages added along with a price increase to £1.50 (UK).
  • Although uncelebrated, this issue marks the 10th anniversary of the magazine.