Doctor Who Magazine trails new Specials, sets the scene for Fifteenth Doctor

Doctor Who Magazine, Issue 597 Newsstand Cover

The latest issue of Doctor Who Magazine, Issue 597, is on sale now in all good newsagents, and is a real treat of an issue – and not just be a of the massive posters that come with it for free.

Highlights include previews of the new Doctor Who Specials, The Star Beast, based on the comic strip of the same name created by Pat Mills and Dave Gibbons, and Wild Blue Yonder, and The Daleks in colour.

This issue also includes interviews with Neil Patrick Harris (who plays The Celestial Toymaker) and Catherine Tate (with interruptions from David Tennant!) and an extensive set report from the recording of The Star Beast, with contributions from cast and crew.

Plus, Doctor Who Showrunner Russell T Davies offers his thoughts on the Great Seismic Shifts in Doctor Who­, and script editor Scott Handcock files his latest report, direct from the show’s HQ on the series production.

Doctor Who Magazine, Issue 597 Poster
Don’t miss out on two awesome double sided posters, coming free with the latest Doctor Who Magazine

Plus, don’t miss the finale of the comic strip, “Liberation of the Daleks”, as the adventures of the Fourteenth Doctor conclude in the epic comic-strip adventure written by Alan Barnes with art by Lee Sullivan.

You certainly don’t to miss Lew Stringer’s affectionate tribute to the anniversary of the show in “Daft Dimension”, either!

With news, reviews and plenty more features too, this is an essential primer for the 60th anniversary celebrations arriving soon! Don’t miss out.

Doctor Who Magazine Issue 597 is on sale now from and WHSmith priced £8.99 (UK) | Also available as a digital edition from priced £7.99

• Coming Soon: Doctor Who: Liberation of The Daleks

Doctor Who - Liberation of the Daleks, written by Alan Barnes with art by Lee Sullivan (2023)

Picking up from where the previous Doctor Who TV series left off, Liberation of the Daleks is the 14th Doctor’s first official adventure. A new regeneration, but a familiar face, this exclusive comic strip collection, sees the return of the Doctor’s deadliest enemies – the Daleks!

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