The 26th issue of Doctor Who Weekly had a cover date of 9 April 1980. It was the first issue to see a major design change to the magazine.

Contents Edit

Articles Edit

Comic content Edit

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

Fiction Edit

Also featuring Edit

  • Fantastic Facts
  • Crazy Caption Competition (£5 to be won)
  • Competition: Dalek Odd One Out (For 1 of 100 Genesis of the Daleks records)
  • Competition: Monster Mix-up (For 1 of 10 Dr Who Exhibition tickets)
  • Who Cares! (Letters Page)
  • UNIT Club page
  • Know Your Enemy Number 1: Dalek

Additional details Edit

  • First Great New Look Issue!
  • Notable changes include:
    • The 'Comic-strips! Features! Pin-up!' cover tag is replaced by 'Thrilling Adventures in Time and Space'.
    • Inside pages are numbered and a contents page is shared with 'A letter from the Doctor'.
    • More regular 'filling' features include a page of Fantastic Facts and a UNIT Club Page which readers are encouraged to sign-up for by becoming UNIT members.
    • The regular archive feature is replaced by new fiction.
  • Published every Thursday, this issue had a cover price of 12p (UK).
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