- Release Number 1
- Publisher World Distributors
- Released in September 1965
- Priced 9s 6d
- Format Hardback 96 pages
- Featured Doctor: The first Dr Who
- Featured Companions:
- Featured Enemies: Zarbi, Voord, Sensorites
|1||The Lair of Zarbi Supremo||Short story||Zarbi, Menoptera||David Whitaker||William Russell|
|2||Who is Dr Who?||None|
|3||The Sons of the Crab|
|4||The Lost Ones||Zarbi, Menoptera|
|-||Journey Back to Earth||Game||N/A|
|5||The Monsters from Earth||Short story||Sensorites||None|
|6||Peril in Mechanistria||Peter Purves|
|7||The Fishmen of Kandalinga||Voord||None|
- The Doctor is referred to throughout as "Dr Who", and several times he is referred to as a human or an "Earthman".
- The cover and internal illustrations were by Walter Howarth.
- A PDF of the entire Doctor Who Annual 1966 was included on the DVD for The Web Planet.
- The cover for this first issue was imitated by Julian Nix in the documentary drama An Adventure in Space and Time, with actor David Bradley's likeness in place of William Hartnell.