Doctor Who Adventures 150
The one hundred fiftieth issue of Doctor Who Adventures had a cover date of 21 January – 27 January 2010.
Mars Slime (in red)
Information / Fact File (Photo feature and Essential Info)
FACTFILE: 150 Amazing Monster Facts (A bumper 10 pages)
The Unwelcome Visitors (4 pages)
Tales from the TARDIS
From: The End of Time – The Doctor prepares to face the newly reborn Master.
The Doctor’s Data (Collectable Fact File)
A3 Montage featuring Daleks and Sontarans
A4 “You’re gonna LOVE THIS!” The Master from The End of Time – featuring The Master standing in the Immortality Gate.
A4 “I don’t want to GO” The Tenth Doctor from The End of Time – featuring the Tenth Doctor beginning his regeneration.
Behind the scenes
Welcome and news
Find in this issue hidden somewhere The Master to win a set of 7 Time Squad action figures from Character Options (including the new Master figure)
Puzzles and Quiz
Readers contributions: Time Agent Upload / Doctor You
featuring reader’s letters, photos, and art.
Competition Goodies (Doctor Who: Hornet’s Nest audio CDs, Rubik’s Speedsolving Kit and Yomega-yo-yos)
BIG WIN: Sets of Doctor Who toys from Character Options that include a new 4 figure The End of Time set of 5″ character, a re-issue of the Journal of Impossible Things with a replica of the Master’s ring and a Sonic Screwdriver.
Also listing: what the Team are looking forward to this year
Editor: Moray Laing, New Doctor, new companion, new police box
Deputy Editor: Paul Lang The Daleks in camouflage – what are they up to?
Senior Art Editor: Nikki Davies New scary monsters
Production Editor: Liza Millett, The Eleventh Doctor
Designer: Melanie Caine, The Weeping Angels are back
New Monster: Schhhhhhhh! Raaaar! Raaaaar!
Hidden Away / Facts
This magazine can be recycled.
Vinvocci have green spiky faces and Zocci have red spiky faces.
“Sycora jak! Sycora telpo! Sycora faa!” means “Sycorax strong! Sycorax mighty! Sycorax rock!”
The Judoon language only contains words that end in the letter “o”.
The Ood-Sphere is located in Galactic Sector 242.16, the 16th planet in its solar system.
The Sisters of Plenitude worship the goddess Santori.
Cybermen are all the same height – 2 metres tall.
If the Angels send you back in time, don’t go looking for your younger self – this will tear a whole in space and time!
Individual Angels always zap people back to the same year.
The Face of Boe’s children are called Boemina.
The Ambassadors of the City State of Binding Light are very sensitive to oxygen levels.
Many of the regular features of this issue were given over to the 150 Amazing Monster Facts spread over ten pages. The feature was weighted against the classic series (although it did reference Ice Warriors, Zygons, Silurians, Vervoids, Ogrons, Axons, Morbius and the Giant Robot)
Of particular note are:
22 “When the ‘mutant maggots of Metebelis 3’ bite, their victims turn green and die.”
“Mondas Cybermen kept Cybermat pets that fed off human brainwaves.”
150 “At least three of the monsters in this list will be returning in the new series! Yay!”
The subscription offer for this issue with a saving of 30% (UK) – with subscribers receiving a copy of the Shadow People a The Sarah Jane Adventures audio CD adventure..
This issue also included a full page advertisement for the Radio Times Doctor Who Special not available in shops.
This issue had a cover price of £2.10 (UK) and its free gifts was cover attached.
Next issue’s free gift is promoted as a fantastic TARDIS money-box!