A New Doctor for “Doctor Who” – and a New Doctor Who Magazine editor

Panini UK have just announced longtime Doctor Who Magazine, editor Tom Spilsbury is stepping down from the role – but a name familiar to the title’s thousands of readers worldwide is stepping into his place. Doctor Who Magazine, first published in 1979, celebrated its 500th issue last year, and is recognised by Guinness as the world’sContinue reading A New Doctor for “Doctor Who” – and a New Doctor Who Magazine editor

Egmont's TOXIC magazine has fought off the Sales Gremlin once agains. Art from "Team Toxic" by Lew Stringer

British Comic Sales Figures: Winners and Losers (January – June 2016): TOXIC beats off sales woes

While humour and political comment magazine Private Eye is celebrating another modest increase to its circulation this week, some British comic publishers may be scratching their heads after a mixed bag of sales results were announced – but there’s still plenty of cheer, for some, in them too. The Audit Bureau of Circulations (ABC) sales figures for titles registeredContinue reading British Comic Sales Figures: Winners and Losers (January – June 2016): TOXIC beats off sales woes

Doctor Who Magazine editor Tom Spilsbury on BBC Breakfast in 2013

Facing the Panel to Panel Mind Probe: Doctor Who Magazine Editor Tom Spilsbury

There’s a new edition of Jeremy Bement’s podcast Doctor Who: Panel to Panel out now and the highlight of this episode if a chat with with Doctor Who Magazine‘s longest serving editor Tom Spilsbury! Tom talks about the magazine’s long-running comic strip (the part I always skip to when I get my copy), his careerContinue reading Facing the Panel to Panel Mind Probe: Doctor Who Magazine Editor Tom Spilsbury

Doctor Who Magazine editor Tom Spilsbury on BBC Breakfast in 2013

New Doctor Who to be revealed tonight

(Updated): Here’s the full text of the press release about the show which will announce the next actor to play the Doctor in Doctor Who tonight on BBC1 and BBC America: here at downthetubes we are also wondering if this show will finally confirm any of the rumours about the screening of recovered “missing episodes”Continue reading New Doctor Who to be revealed tonight

Ace Doctor Who fanzine Vworp Vowrp returns

The team behind the wonderful Doctor Who fan magazine Vworp Vworp – a fanzine about the long-running and best-seling Doctor Who Magazine – are taking pre-orders for their second issue The new issue includes an all-new comic strip featuring the Dalek killing anti-hro Abslom Daak, created by Steve Moore and Steve Dillon. Editor Colin BrockhurstContinue reading Ace Doctor Who fanzine Vworp Vowrp returns