Issue 158 and 159

Issue 158 and 159

Issue 158:

Chronic Fatigue
Editor Cameron Dixon pays tribute to his late father.
The new season’s ratings are analysed; plus, the latest news on Torchwood and The Sarah Jane Adventures.
Love & Monsters
Deborah Stanish wonders why she isn’t as excited about the current season as she should be…
Series Fnarg Reviewed
Cameron Dixon suggests that The Eleventh Hour is all about disappointment without itself being disappointing.
Series Fnarg Reviewed
Greg McElhatton examines how The Beast Below stands up as a fairy tale.
The Celestial Toy Soldier
Steven Dieter explores the military and historical aspects of Victory of the Daleks.
Temporal Blatherings
James Bow wonders what would have happened if the Daleks hadn’t been quite so prevalent in the new series.
Sports Cars and Space Hoppers
William Hopper uses The Time of Angels to compare the Doctor’s companions, past and possibly future…
Crater of Needles
Gian-Luca di Rocco studies what The Vampires of Venice means for the development of the Doctor and his companions.
Fluid Links
Robert Smith? explains why Matt Smith has reignited his passion for the series.
The Land of Fiction
Graeme Burk bids farewell to David Tennant with the DVD box set of The Complete Specials. Plus: reviews of Point of Entry, The Song of Megaptera, Big Finish’s Seventh Doctor and Elizabeth Klein audio trilogy, and Cybermen 2.

Issue 159:

Chronic Fatigue
Cameron Dixon asks whether the 2010 season really was as clever as it seemed.
Filming begins on the 2011 season; plus, the latest news on Torchwood, DVD news, television ratings, and The Adventure Games.
Sports Cars and Space Hoppers
William Hopper analyses whether the Eleventh Doctor is the most human of them all.
Love & Monsters
Deborah Stanish looks at Amy’s Choice, and wonders just what she had to choose between…
Season Fnarg Reviewed
Peter McAlpine just can’t review The Hungry Earth without discussing those last five minutes.
Block Transfers
Julie Chaston compares Vincent and the Doctor to The Lodger, and discovers the real heroes of the show.
Dalek in Manhattan
Jason A. Miller examines the use of original-series continuity in the 2010 season.
Fluid Links
Robert Smith? can’t help falling in love with The Pandorica Opens.
Newcomer Martin Marshall asks just how the grand alliance of all the Doctor’s enemies could have come about.
The Land of Fiction
Graeme Burk isn’t terribly impressed with The Space Museum or The Chase, even when restored for DVD. Plus: The Masque of Mandragora on DVD; the first three Eleventh Doctor novels; Big Finish pairs off the Sixth Doctor and Jamie McCrimmon; and reviews of The Guardian of the Solar System, Solitaire, Situation Vacant, The Macros, The Adventure Games, and Jago & Litefoot.

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