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The 417th issue of Doctor Who Magazine was current from 7 January through 3 February 2010. It was the first new-look issue published after the Eleventh Doctor relaunch. This was also the first cover to display Matt Smith in costume, sporting his tweed and bowtie ensemble and a new model of the Doctor's sonic screwdriver used for the entirety of his tenure.


  • Matt Smith is The Doctor
  • Matt Smith and his new companion Karen Gillan talk exclusively to Doctor Who Magazine - in their first ever interview together!


  • The End of Time - A look into the making of the episode
  • Barry Letts a Tribute - A look in Barry Letts' life of Doctor Who.
  • Christmas Quiz answers

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Comic content[]

- Story: Dan McDaid
- Pencil Art: Martin Geraghty
- Inks: David A. Roach
- Colours: James Offredi
- Letters: Roger Langridge
- Editors: Tom Spilsbury and Scott Gray

The Fact of Fiction[]

  • The Dæmons - Continuing the tribute to Barry Letts, Alan Barnes looks at the 1971 classic adventure that Barry Letts co-wrote and produced...


- All the latest Doctor Who DVDs, books and CDs reviewed...

Television stories reviewed[]

DVDs reviewed[]

Audios reviewed[]


Issue previews[]

It's cold outside... so stay in the warm with DWM Issue 418 on 4th February 2010

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Book previews[]

  • The Writers Tale: The Final Chapter

Regular features[]

  • Letter from the Editor
  • Production Notes - Showrunner Steven Moffat reveals the writers for Series Five...
- Illustration by Ben Morris
  • Gallifrey Guardian - All the latest news from every corner of the Doctor Who universe...
  • Who On Earth Is - Timothy Dalton