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The 264th issue of Doctor Who Magazine was released on 9 April 1998 and removed from British newsstands on 6 May 1998.



  • An Englishman abroad - Once upon a time in the West...Pleading the First Amendment, Gary Gillatt crosses the Atlantic to hear at first hand the true story of story of Doctor Who in the United States - and learns how the show's American dream went strangely awry.
  • Inset article - "Incomparable...extraordinary...my hero, Doctor Who!" - Gary Russell flicks through the small but remarkable library of American Doctor Who novelisations.
  • The United States of Doctor Who - The TARDIS brings the Doctor to Earth more frequently than any other planet, and to England more than any other country. However, the Time Lord's adventures on TV, in books and in comics have seen him visit the USA more often than you might think...

Comic content[]

The DWM Archive[]

By Andrew Pixley

The Telesnaps Archive[]

Interviews / Profiles[]

  • Out of the TARDIS: Richard Franklin - He was UNIT turncoat Mike Yates! He stood for the Referendum Party in the last General Election! He's down on daytime TV frontmen! He's Richard Franklin - and now he's facing 20 questions plucked feely from DWM's TARDIS tin!
  • Notes from the underground - Director Michael E. Briant's Doctor Who career had taken him to quarries aplenty - but was he ready to face the depths of Wookey Hole? Peter Griffiths discovers the awful truth in the final part of this interview.

Shelf Life[]

Reviews by Dave Owen

Regular features[]

  • Gallifrey Guardian
  • Timelines (Letters)
  • The life & times of Jackie Jenkins


Editor: Gary Gillatt
Assistant Editor: Alan Barnes
Design: Peri Godbold

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