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The 182nd issue of Doctor Who Magazine was released on 26 December 1991. Its cover date should have been 22 January 1992, but a typo gave it the same cover date as the previous issue: Christmas 1991. In any event, it was replaced on 23 January 1992 by the next issue.



Comic content[]


Interviews / Profiles[]

  • Directing Who: Darrol Blake - Anniversary stories? No problem for this director by Marcus Hearn
  • Acting the Part: Clinton Greyn - Stephen O'Brien talks to the man with more knowledge of the properties of Swarfega than he cares to admit and about the perils of playing a Doctor Who monster...

Off the Shelf[]

Gary Russell rummages through the Doctor Who fiction output for 1991 and asks for more...

Page Pin-ups[]

  • Christmas themed poster featuring the Doctor's in a sleigh
  • K-9 publicity shot featured as an official BBC postcard

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
  • 'Who in Review' (Who event coverage)
  • You on Who (Letters)
  • Data Coils (now incorporating personal and club events listing)
  • Read All About It! (Press review of 1991)
  • Readers Survey 1991
  • Collector's Corner (Merchandise) (Dalek Pencil Sharpener from Baileys Agencies, The Doctor Who Colouring Book fromWorld Distributors, Doctor Who: Painting By Numbers from Airfix, Dalek Jigsaws from Thomas Hope and Sankey Hudson, Doctor Who and the Daleks Iron-on Transfers from Imagine Transfers Ltd, K9 model from Denys Fisher and Doctor Who: Candy Favourites from Goodies Confectionery)

Random quote[]

“ Are you sure yon Doctor's quite right in the head?"

"With the Doctor you can never be too sure. He likes to enjoy himself, that's all ..."

Jamie McCrimmon and Ben Jackson from The Underwater Menace


Senior Editor: John Freeman
Ship Commander: Gary Russell
Copy Control: Sophie Health
Design: Peri Godbold
Whip Cracker: 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 issue had a free fold out poster stapled to the centre that featured artwork by Lee Sullivan, featuring the Daleks and Cybermen at war in Space. The cover also features Lee Sullivan's Dalek-Cybermen War artwork and was priced £2.25 (UK).
  • With the second instalment of the comic story Evening's Empire still having gone missing in the post, the space this issue is filled with the reprinting of a comic story from DWM 52.
  • On the copyright page of the magazine (usually page 3) is a box of very small text; the end of this text reads, "'So, what exactly does it eat?' asked the Wirrn in its chirruping voice, resting an antenna casually on the ravenous Ogri..."