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Doctor Who Magazine 500 was the issue of the magazine cover-dated July 2016. As a milestone edition, it celebrated five hundred issues of Doctor Who Magazine, and had a cover which was based on the first issue of Doctor Who Weekly back in 1979.


Profiles / Interviews[]

A reprint of William Hartnell's replies to young fan Lynn Young in 1965 (published in DWM 375 in 2004), and Peter Capaldi's responses to the same questions

Comic strip[]

Story: Scott Gray
Art: Dave Gibbons, Roger Langridge, Adrian Salmon, Dan McDaid, John Ridgway, David A Roach[1]
Pencils: Mike Collins, Martin Geraghty
Inks: David A Roach[1]
Colours: James Offredi
Letters: Dave Gibbons, Roger Langridge
Editor: John Ainsworth


Regular features[]

The Fact of Fiction[]

The DWM Review[]

DWM looks back on one of Doctor Who's missing episodes


Coming soon[]

Pick of the Penguin[]

  • Frobisher returns to the magazine's letter page to look at what DWM readers have posted.

A History of Doctor Who in 100 Objects...[]

  • The Y-chromosome

Special features[]

DWM goes behind the scenes with its Peter Capaldi cover shoot celebrating 500 issues
  • The TARDIS Log!
A guide to the first 500 issues of DWM
  • Doctor Who 2001
Mark Gatiss, Gareth Roberts and Clayton Hickman talk to DWM about their 2001 pitch to bring back Doctor Who
  • Let's do the Time Vworp again!
DWM looks back at 20 of the best moments of the past 500 issues of the magazine's comic strip


  • 500 DWM Issues - a full cover gallery of every previous issue of Doctor Who Magazine.


Panini UK Ltd
BBC Worldwide, UK publishing
Director of Editorial Governance: Nicholas Brett


  1. 1.0 1.1 Roach is credited simply for the art on pages 18 and 19 of the comic, and for the inks of Mike Collins and Martin Geraghty's pencil art on pages 12, 13, 16, 17 and 20.