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The 89th issue of Doctor Who Magazine had a cover date of June 1984. It was the first cover to depict Colin Baker in full costume as the Sixth Doctor.



Comic content[]


DWM Archives (Retelling by episode, with no credits)

Episode Guide Update (with episode endings, credits and dates)

Interviews / Profiles[]


  • none this issue

Reviews (including `On Target`)[]

A4 pin-up[]

Also featuring[]


Editor: Alan McKenzie
Assistant Editor: Roger P. Birchall
Designer: Jane Hindmarsh
Feature Writers: Gary Russell, Richard Marson and Jeremy Bentham
Production: Tim Hampson and Alison Gill
Production Assistant: Jeanette M. Sweetland
Financial Controller: Robert W. Sutherland
Advertising: Sally Benson
Publisher: Stan Lee
Advisor: John Nathan-Turner

Additional details[]

  • Additional Input: Letters (From DWM 91): The caption to the photograph on page 17 shows Cynthia Grenville as Maren and not Gilly Brown as Ohica.
  • This Archive is a corrected and amended version of the one that appeared in DWM 22 and DWM 23, which was edited due to space restrictions.
  • A further introductory comment remarks that "Publication of this archive concludes the file on William Hartnell's Doctor".
  • The Episode Guide inclusion of TV: The Five Doctors includes the episode endings for the four-part broadcast version.
  • The first renegade Time Lord to be featured in this series of articles was Borusa (DWM 87) even though no mention was made of a series of articles.
  • No year was shown on this cover of this issue, which was priced at 60p (UK).
  • The cover uses a publicity shot of the Sixth Doctor and Peri in the TARDIS.