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The 162nd issue of Doctor Who Magazine had a cover date of July 1990.



  • No additional articles this issue

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Also featuring[]

  • Matrix Data Bank (Questions and Answers)
  • Beyond the TARDIS (Who is doing what by Dominic May)
  • Gallifrey Guardian (News)
  • You on Who (Letters)
  • Data Coils (now incorporating pen-pals and events listing)
  • Doctor Who? by Tim Quinn and Dicky Howett
  • Untitled Nix View story by Nick Miller (cartoon)
  • Collector's Corner (Merchandise) (Dalek Rolkings (from Louis Marx), Doctor Who Super 8mm Films (from Walton Sound and Film Services Ltd), Doctor Who Data Printer (from Dymo), Doctor Who Bathroom Tiles (from Pictiles Ltd), Dalek Construction Kit (from Sevans Models) and TARDIS Easter Egg (from Suchards)
  • Competition: 3 questions to win one of twenty Doctor Who: Battle for the Universe board games.
  • Doctor Who Magazine Season Survey Results

Random quote[]

“I think perhaps your logic is wearing a little thin ..."

The Doctor, The Tomb of the Cybermen


Additional details[]

  • The contents page lists this issues comic story as Doctor Conqueror - and not Doctor Conkerer! - missing the pun!
  • This issue priced £1.50 (UK) featured on the cover, Sophie Aldred as Ace photographed by Steve Cook at Crystal Palace Park, London.
  • Additional Input: from DWM 164 Episode Guide: Paradise Towers had one day's location recording at a swimming pool at Elmswell House, Chalfont Street, Giles, Bucks in May 1987, as stated (aside from a gremlin number transposition) in the Location Guide. In the Nostalgia Feature: the diary extracts for Marco Polo were transmitted these were simply not used in the novelisation. This is all David Richardson's fault, may he walk in the Gobi Desert forever.
  • Ace is reintroduced as the Seventh Doctor's travelling companion in the text story Living in the Past, which also forms a part of the graphic novel The Mark of Mandragora by Virgin Publishing.
  • The strip story Doctor Conkerer! was originally intended to appear in the ill fated The Incredible Hulk Presents issue 13!