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Published on August 22nd, 2006 | by Christian Cawley

Doctor Who Adventures 11

Doctor Who Adventures has been with us for nearly 6 months already!

BBC Magazine’s Victoria Goddard has sent us some details – and the front cover – of the next issue…

The next issue of Doctor Who Adventures welcomes you to Torchwood Tower to witness the greatest battle of all time!

DWA11Meanwhile, C is for Cybermen in the Monster A to Z. Be brave as we look into The Satan Pit and go behind the scenes with Doctor Who Confidential to find out how this incredibly scary episode was made. There’s the first part of an exciting new comic strip adventure for the Doctor and Rose set in Victorian London. You can also boost your brain power and become the Cyber Controller in an instant with this issue’s cool mask. It’s the ultimate upgrade!

All this and Doctor Who posters, puzzles and prizes!

The issue also comes with two free life-size posters of a Dalek and Cyberman… and a set of holographic stickers, too!

Doctor Who Adventures, priced £1.99, out Thursday 24 August. Happy day!

This is also probably a good time to mention that over at www.drwho-online.co.uk Doctor Who visual FX house The Mill are soon to be guests of the Ask & Answer section of the site, reports SFX Magazine. They become part of a long list of contributors past and present, with some big names on the horizon…

And finally renowned Doctor Who artist Andrew Skilleter has some works for sale on eBay! Two pieces come from the 1992 Virgin Books release Doctor Who: The Monsters – a depiction of the Fourth Doctor and the Sontaran Commander Lynx, and a second piece featuring the Second Doctor, Zoe, and an Ice Warrior.

Younger fans may wonder who Andrew Skilleter is…

Andrew Skilleter is best known for his professional association with Doctor Who that now spans over twenty six years.

Doctor Who art and the name of Andrew Skilleter became synonymous during the 1980s. From 1979 to 1995 his work included the classic ‘The Five Doctors’ Radio Times cover, over fifty Target and book covers, BBC video covers, books, calendars, prints and other merchandise.

Blacklight : The Doctor Who Art of Andrew Skilleter, a large format, colour hardback written by the artist and published by Virgin in 1995. His originals are in numerous collections across the UK and USA and he continues to paint private commissions and sell his original art.

This year saw the release of the Myth Makers DVD on the art of Andrew Skilleter www.andrewskilleter.com Contact Andrew Skilleter at : andrew@andrewskilleter.com

You can also find out more in our interview with the man himself.

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About the Author

A long-term Doctor Who fan, Christian grew up watching the show and has early memories of the Graham Williams era. His favourite stories are Inferno, The Seeds of Doom and Human Nature (although The Empty Child, Blink and Utopia all come close). When he’s not bossing around the news team, Christian is a freelance writer specialising in mobile technology and domestic computing, and enjoys classic rock, cooking and spending time in the countryside with his wife and young children. You can find him on Twitter, Facebook and Google+.




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