Issue 161

Issue 161
Chronic Fatigue
Cameron Dixon explains why a religious fundamentalist is his favourite character in classic Doctor Who.
Good news about the ratings for A Christmas Carol; plus, the latest news about Series Six and Torchwood.
Christmas Special 2011
Greg McElhatton reviews A Christmas Carol, and William Hopper nets an interview with Clive the Shark.
Fluid Links
Robert Smith? explores the romantic possibilities of the new TARDIS crew’s dynamic.
Block Transfers
Julie Chaston wonders which Doctors would be worth giving it all up to travel with.
The Celestial Toy Soldier
Steven Dieter enthuses over the vast number of new Doctor Who stories available for the contemporary fan.
Martin Marshall argues that the “classic” TARDIS crew has not always consisted of one female companion.
Love & Monsters
Deborah Stanish writes a love letter to the underappreciated Eighth Doctor.
Crater of Needles
Gian-Luca di Rocco argues that the “deus ex machina” ending is not nearly as prevalent as fans claim it is.
The Sarah Jane Adventures
Graeme Burk reviews the latest season of the Doctor Who spin-off, and argues that it’s the best to date.
The Land of Fiction
Jason A Miller is surprised despite himself by Michael Moorcock’s take on Doctor Who in The Coming of the Terraphiles. Plus: reviews of the Kamelion DVDs, the latest Eleventh Doctor novels; the Seventh and Eighth Doctor audios, the Companion Chronicles, the Lost Stories, and the latest IDW graphic novel.


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