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The 43rd issue of Doctor Who Weekly had a cover date of 7 August 1980. It was the final issue of the weekly run of magazines. With the following issue shifting to a monthly publication schedule and a new name, changing from Doctor Who Weekly to Doctor Who - A Marvel Monthly.

The front cover proclaims "THE DALEK TAPES - FEATURING THIS WEEK: THE DALEKS' CONQUEST OF THE HIDDEN PLANET!", but this comic strip does not appear inside the magazine.

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A4 pin-ups

Also featuring

  • Fantastic Facts
  • Gallifrey Guardian
  • Who Cares! (Letters Page)
  • UNIT Club page
Know Your Enemy Number 16: The Master
Alien Allies Number 3: The Dragonians

Credits

Editor: Paul Neary
Features Editor: Alan McKenzie
Art Assistant: Simon Ellinas
Production: Nigel Balloch

Additional details

  • The cover photograph of the Fourth Doctor is from TV: Genesis of the Daleks.
  • Although the front cover proclaims "THE DALEK TAPES - FEATURING THIS WEEK: THE DALEKS' CONQUEST OF THE HIDDEN PLANET!", this comic strip did not appear inside.
  • The Alien Allies on the UNIT club page should read 'Draconians'.
  • This is the last issue of Doctor Who Weekly published every Thursday with a cover price of 12p (UK).
  • Beginning with the next issue, the magazine will be monthly and cost 30p (UK). 'A Message From the Editor' on the Who Cares! page explains that with a price rise to 30p the increase works out to only 7½p a week.
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