The 23rd issue of Doctor Who Weekly had a cover date of 19 March 1980. Its cover was the first to primarily feature a Cyberman.



  • The UNIT File (Part Two of Two)

Comic content[]

Writers: Mills + Wagner
Art: Dave Gibbons
Editor: Paul Neary


Interviews / Profiles[]

A4 pin-ups[]

Additional features[]

  • Crazy Caption Competition (£5 to be won)
  • Who Cares! (Letters Page)

Additional details[]

  • Additional Input: Gallifrey Guardian (from DWM 29) RE: Photo-file 23 Deborah Waterfield. The actress's name is Deborah Watling! The companion's name was Waterfield.
  • Additional Input: Matrix Data Bank (from DWM 71) The explanation given for the Doctor's referring to the Monk as a "fellow Gallifreyan" some eight years before its chronological occurrence in TV: The Time Warrior is that the "text articles were restructured to try and make them more appealing to young readers".
  • Published every Thursday, this issue had a cover price of 12p (UK).
  • This was Paul Neary's first issue as Editor.