The 179th issue of Doctor Who Magazine was released on 3 October 1991 and removed from British newsstands on 30 October 1991.



  • Do it yourself Zines by Simon Horton (illustrated by Nick Miller)

Comic content[]

  • A Glitch in Time
  • The Comic Assassins Meet The Deadly Assassin by Steve Noble and Kev F Sutherland


Interviews / Profiles[]

Off the Shelf (Previews/Reviews)[]

Gary Russell ponders the Pescaton, Prydonian Renegades and more...

TARDIS Fillers - David Howe makes his annual rummage through the shops and brings you the best and worst merchandise on offer during 1991 - and also looks forward to 1992.

Inset article: US Merchandise by Mark Gasper.

Page Pin-ups[]

Also featuring[]

  • Gallifrey Guardian (News)
  • Matrix Data Bank (Questions and Answers)
  • Doctor Who? by Tim Quinn and Dicky Howett
  • Do it yourself Zines by Nick Miller (cartoon)
  • Into The Vortex / 'That Was the Who That Was' (Times Past)
  • 'Who in Review' (Who event coverage)
  • You on Who (Letters)
  • Data Coils (now incorporating pen-pals and events listing)
  • Continuity Queries
  • Competition: to win Doctor Who video
  • Collector's Corner (Merchandise) (Invasion of the Daleks Easter Egg from Suchard, Doctor Who Scarf from oday Promotions, Doctor Who Erasers from A B & Son, Daleks wooden stand-up Jigsaw by Thomas Hope and Sankey Hudson, Doctor Who: The Unfolding Text from McMillan, A Day in the Life of a TV Producer from Wayland Books and Doctor? from Blood Donor records

Random quote[]

“This is the end ... but the moment has been prepared for."

The Doctor from Logopolis


Senior Editor: John Freeman
Senior Yeti: Harry Papadopoulos
Copy Control: Sophie Health
Design Peri Godbold
Emperor Dalek: 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 Tom Baker at his first press call for British fans in over ten years and was priced £1.95 (UK)
  • The cover flashes a readers discount for 10% at John Fitton (Books and Magazines)
  • On the copyright page of the magazine (usually page 3) is a box of very small text; the end of this text reads, "Listen, I didn't mount an invasion just to whisk some flippin' egg!" protested the Black Dalek from the TARDIS kitchen. "This is just so humiliating..."