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The 177th issue of Doctor Who Magazine was released 8 August 1991 and was removed from British newsstands on 4 September 1991.



  • Who's America? - An occasional look at Doctor Who abroad, Tom Beck scans the Time Lord's impact on science fiction TV fans across the Big Pond...
  • Those Radio Times - Brian J. Robb continues his series of occasional looks at the Radio Times coverage of Doctor Who. This issue the Tom Baker years...

Comic content[]


Interviews / Profiles[]

Page Pin-ups[]

Off the Shelf[]

Gary Russell basks in the glory of an ancient preditction and gabbles about Gilgamesh, Enkidu and his time travelling chums...

  • VIDEO: The Years Tapes:

Also Featuring[]

  • Gallifrey Guardian (News)
  • Matrix Data Bank (Questions and Answers)
  • Beyond the TARDIS (Who is doing what by Dominic May)
  • Doctor Who? by Tim Quinn and Dicky Howett
  • Into The Vortex / 'That Was the Who That Was' (Times Past)
  • 'Who in Review' (Who event coverage) Galaxycon 1991 by Liam-Michael Rudden
  • You on Who (Letters)
  • Nix View by Nick Miller (cartoon)
  • Data Coils (now incorporating pen-pals and events listing)
  • Competition: Drabble contributions for a new book by David Howe raising money for RNIB charity.

Random quote[]

"It's pleasant here. Nice, warm ..."

"Maybe that's why I stopped using the old control room ..."

The Doctor to Sarah Jane Smith from The Masque of Mandragora


Senior Editor: John Freeman
Copy Control: Sophie Health
Design Gary Gilbert
Vertical Hold: Louise Cassell
Spiritual Guide: Harry Papadopoulos
Promotion: Jane Sumner
Production: Mark Irvine
Advertising: Jane Smale
Adviser: John Nathan-Turner
Editorial Director: Paul Neary
Managing Director: Vincent Conran
Excelsior: Stan Lee

Additional details[]

  • This issues cover featured a Tyrannosaur as seen in Doctor Who and the Silurians and was priced £1.95 (UK).
  • On the copyright page of the magazine (usually page 3) is a box of very small text. The end of this text reads, "Ha! So you finally noticed this secret message to all our Dalek agents, eh? Well, it's too late now. The invasion has already begun!"
  • This cover is flashed with a MOMI (Behind the Sofa) Doctor Who exhibition discount voucher offer.