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The 185th issue of Doctor Who Magazine was released on 19 March 1992 and removed from British newsstands on 15 April 1992. It was the final issue edited by John Freeman.

Though the issue was not fully "themed", it contained heavy coverage of The War Machines and 1960s Doctor Who in general.



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Off the Shelf /Reviews[]

From the murky depths of the Thames to the heat of the Master's fireplace, Gary Russell tracks down the latest BBC Video releases. And from the world of print 'The Two Andrews' tell all about their New Adventures...

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)
  • Public Image (media round-up)
  • 'Press Round-up' compiled by Mark Duncan
  • Pick of the Penguin (Letters)
  • Data Coils (now incorporating personal and club events listing)
  • Competition: BBC Video, T-shirts from GUDI aka Black T-shirt Design Company, and The Greatest Show in the Galaxy soundtracks from Silva Screen Records Ltd.
  • Collector's Corner (Merchandise) (Doctor Who Annual 1977 from World Distributors, Dalek Plate from JH Weatherby & Sons, Dalek Skittles from Randall & Wood Ltd, War of the Daleks Game from Strawberry Fayre, Chocolate Bars from The Nestle Company Ltd, Dalek Money Box from Cowan, de Greeot Ltd and Dalek Pencil Case from Interwainer Handbag Co)

Random quote[]

“I'm so confused."

"So's the TARDIS."

The Doctor to Romana from Shada


Additional details[]

  • This issue was priced £2.25 (UK) and had a free set of four postcards. The second in a set of three stapled to the cover featured four more Doctors.
  • The cover featured new artwork by Alister Pearson featuring the First Doctor and the War Machines and a cover flash for 'Back on TV' reference to a series of repeats in BBC2's cult slot following the clip compilation documentary Resistance is Useless.
  • This issue includes a 10% discount on purchases above £20 at the Who Shop International.
  • On the copyright page of the magazine (usually page 3) is a box of very small text; the end of this text reads, "'It doesn't cost much to keep in touch! Ha! Try telling Professor Krimpton that!' muttered Brett as he ticked off his itemised calls."