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The 178th issue of Doctor Who Magazine was released on 5 September 1991 and removed from British newsstands on 2 October 1991.



Comic content[]



Compiled with factfile by Andrew Pixley co-editor of Time Screen With Gary Russell reporting of the studio recording.

Interviews / Profiles[]

Off the Shelf[]

Gary Russell explores the alternate world of a Nazi Britain in Exodus and even stranger permutations in the next New Adventures...

Writing the New Adventures Gary Russell talks with Terrance Dicks, Nigel Robinson and Paul Cornell about their novels Timewyrm: Exodus, Timewyrm: Apocalypse and Timewyrm: Revelation.

Page Pin-ups[]

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)
  • You on Who (Letters)
  • Nix View by Nick Miller (cartoon)
  • Data Coils (now incorporating pen-pals and events listing)
  • Competition: to win Silva Screen Records.

Random quote[]

“ I'm not a human being ... I walk in eternity ..."

The Doctor to Sarah Jane Smith from Pyramids of Mars


Senior Editor: John Freeman
Copy Control: Sophie Health
Design Peri Godbold
Mind Control: Louise Cassell
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 features artwork by Colin Howard depicting Slipback the Archives story of this edition.
  • The TWO Brief Encounter stories this issue are the winners of a competition from DWM 173. Of the 250 winners, Daniel Read won the under fifteens, and Karen Dunn for the over 15's
  • This cover is flashed with a MOMI (Behind the Sofa) Doctor Who exhibition discount voucher offer.
  • On the copyright page of the magazine (usually page 3) is a box of very small text; the end of this text reads, "Husks appear courtesy of the Metabelis Export Company".