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Doctor Who Adventures issue 321

magazine-dwa321Doctor Who Adventures issue 321

Doctor Who Adventures is a magazine for young boys and girls who love Doctor Who.

The magazine immerses readers into the world of the Doctor and his friends, taking them on an adventure into time and space!

It is packed full of monster and creature fact files, brilliant posters, behind-the-scenes secrets, competitions, comic strip action and puzzles. There’s always loads of excitement, action, adventure and fun!

Doctor Who Adventures is a must-have for young fans of the successful BBC series! This magazine is written for and aimed at children in the 6-12 years old age range.

Inside Doctor Who Adventures issue 321…

  • Who news
  • Mega Monsters
  • Time teasers
  • Episode guide
  • Doctor Doctor
  • Whonivers Collection
  • Line of battle (comic)
  • Where’s The Doctor – Planet of fire
  • Epic endings
  • Alien babies
  • Posters
  • You Who and more…

This issue comes with a Monster desk set… The next issue comes with a time travellers note book.


Doctor Who Adventures Magazine Subscriptions to End

Due to the increasingly high cost of postal delivery Doctor Who Adventures Magazine will no longer be offering subscriptions as servicing copies is now unprofitable for them.

“We have explored all options, but in the end found that there is no viable way to keep the subscription service going without losing money.

I would like to express my sincerest apologies for this disappointment.

I appreciate that this may cause significant upset for the little ones who love getting their magazine through the door every week.”

Subscribers should get a letter in the next few days with details on how to reclaim any overpayments. If you wish to ensure a regular copy we suggest you put in an order with your local newsagent.

Please note this is the last subscription copy. Doctor Who Adventures will now be published fortnightly with the next issue available on Tuesday June 4th

Categorised under: Doctor Who Adventures, Magazine



  • Eloise

    November 23rd, 2013 - 10:17am

    Dear Doctor.
    Do you ever get to do your own stunts. If so are they fun and what are they? If not would you like to do a stunt to hang upside down from the Eiffel Tower?
    From Eloise

  • Pug Dalek

    July 15th, 2013 - 11:42pm

    Pens ๐Ÿ™„

    • Pug Dalek

      July 15th, 2013 - 11:46pm

      Comic with tranformers ๐Ÿ˜†

  • The Flying Shark

    June 4th, 2013 - 3:21pm

    I got issue 322, it’s very good. BooBoo, would you like any of the details e-mailing? Next time’s free gift is weird- a grow your own Cyber-Cress set. ๐Ÿ˜•

  • the astronaut of death

    May 29th, 2013 - 10:42am

    can some one tell me the top upload!

    • Tardisโ€™nt

      June 1st, 2013 - 4:20pm

      Doctor’s Pick this week is picture of the doctor on his motorbike from the bells of saint john by BEDE WAREING

  • mrewanwatson

    May 27th, 2013 - 7:24pm

    i have been collecting for 8 years and this is just bad, fortnightly again? Who came up with that idea

    • Al

      June 1st, 2013 - 4:12pm

      While part of me sees this, combined with the end of subscriptions, as the bells starting to toll, better fortnightly than cancelling. When they stop with the free gifts you’ll know the end is approaching.

  • The Doctor

    May 27th, 2013 - 3:54pm

    I have been buying since 2010 and I remember it was the cover for Flesh and Stone and the preview of Vampires in Venice. I have been on the verge of not buying this now for a long time, I brought 321, however I’m not bothering anymore! I don’t think the future is bright for DWA anymore – why would it go back to fortnightly in the 50TH ANNIVERSARY YEAR! That’s bad! So, I enjoyed reading my last issue of DWA!

    The next issue better have decent content and a wowing cover to persuade me to buy it!

  • the impossible boy

    May 27th, 2013 - 10:43am

    this mag is epic I got on Thursday so cool. the whisper men are my favourite monster. and the pencil holder is amazing.

    • dalek fan

      May 31st, 2013 - 4:43pm

      so do was so,so,so epic.

  • The Surgeon

    May 26th, 2013 - 12:00pm

    I’m still confused.
    Was the end of The Name of the Doctor a clue that there is now a Twelfth Doctor, or is it just a different Doctor completely or is it an evil Doctor, or a far future one or. . . AAARGH!
    I’ve never been confused at Doctor Who before, but this has me stumped.

    • videogamemad00

      May 26th, 2013 - 12:14pm

      He’s the official 9th doctor

    • Andrew

      May 27th, 2013 - 10:47am

      No he isn’t. That was just a rumour. Until it is officially confirmed, there is no truth to it. Until the 50th Anniversary, we won’t know what role he has in The Doctor’s life.

      Even if he turns out to be “the real Ninth Doctor”, as far as I’m concerned the real Ninth Doctor will always be Christopher Eccleston, not this John Hurt guy.

  • BisonTime

    May 24th, 2013 - 5:58pm

    Have you ever noticed that the mini monster armies stopped after the daleks were released and now they are just doing repeats, I hope they do some more from series 7

  • Anonymous

    May 23rd, 2013 - 12:28pm

    I have been collecting this magazine for 5 years and am frankly horrified that they are going back to fortnightly.
    What about when Doctor Who is on?
    How will they do the weekly preview?
    And why change to a Tuesday?
    Of all things!
    This is not good news…

    • cjayp33

      May 23rd, 2013 - 5:25pm

      I can answer one. Subscribers get there copies on a Tuesday, so perhaps to avoid disappointing youngsters who used to get it on a Tuesday, they moved the date.

      As for the others, I have no ideas.

    • george123

      May 24th, 2013 - 8:08am

      I want more of the comic strip

    • TheMadManWithABox1

      May 24th, 2013 - 9:43am

      For the weekly preview they will just do it so there is 2 preview per issue when who is on

  • Doctor Who Crazy Ross

    May 22nd, 2013 - 9:37pm

    Fortnightly now, so I expect:
    1. More pages
    2. Better quality free gifts
    3. More Posters

    Maybe a half-the-size of DWM for DWA?

    • Esterath

      May 22nd, 2013 - 9:57pm

      I do want more pages. I desperately need more pages!

    • Mels

      May 23rd, 2013 - 8:17am

      I hope you’re right, but I suspect they will be the same. I think losing the official subs will hurt DWA income (or that’s what they are anticipating), thus doing weekly magazines may not be profitable. It might also be easier for people to get to a store to buy them, if they don’t have to do it every week.

    • Mels

      May 23rd, 2013 - 9:52am

      I should note I’m just speculating there. Anyways, I have to remember to order this on Tuesdays now… I’m so used to buying this on a Thursday, I’ll probably forget for a while. ๐Ÿ˜ฎ

    • Anonymous

      May 23rd, 2013 - 11:52am

      Doctor Who Adventures used to be released fortnightly in the early years,the quality was no different.

    • Doctor Who Crazy Ross

      May 23rd, 2013 - 9:16pm

      I know, I got the first issue onwards; and fortnightly seemed no different to the ones now. However, it would be nice for them to do a little more now that we can’t get our weekly fix of Doctor Who ๐Ÿ™‚

  • The Supreme Dalek

    May 22nd, 2013 - 8:44pm

    I can’t believe it’s coming out every fortnight now! Why is this happening?

    • TheMadManWithABox1

      May 24th, 2013 - 9:46am

      Money, unfortunately companies like dwa & other mags need it to survive

    • booboo

      May 24th, 2013 - 9:49am

      plus the show off air for months now with one special and xmas and the who knows how long to series 8, plus no SJA to cover.

      Must be a struggle to find content

    • drjakeyoung

      May 24th, 2013 - 10:04am

      Series 8 better not be split, because i think it will be series 8 part 1 in autumn 2014 and part 2 in spring, which i really don’t want to happen!

    • Clayderman

      June 3rd, 2013 - 5:13pm

      Honestly, I wished they’d start a Doctor Who Marathon (from 1st Doctor Era), every Second Sunday, in between DWA Mag Releases! It’ll be a great way & story to publish… (Just my opinion!)

  • trenzalore

    May 22nd, 2013 - 5:52pm

    i guess it being out every 2 weeks will enhance what they do and the products they give.

  • Dalekmaster42

    May 22nd, 2013 - 5:00pm

    it looks so cool it is mine!

  • trenzalore

    May 22nd, 2013 - 4:53pm

    This isnt a very good cover for a finale week DWA compered to past ones like series 5’s big bang DWA which had a 3D cover, also why green dosent realy match the importance of the episode and they could have included some sticker’s or something. Not very happy. ๐Ÿ™ ๐Ÿ˜ฅ

    • Moxx of Who

      May 23rd, 2013 - 4:21pm

      Yes I thought that two. Every year they have always done a cover that is good when the finale finishes. This time it dosen’t seem the case. Series 2 finale they had daleks vs cybermen, Series 3 The Doctor and Master, Series 4 Dalek, Donna and Duplicate Dr, Series 5, 3D Cover, Series 6 Silent, Dr, Amy and Rory, and now the doctor and a whisperman. And green doesn’t go with this episode it was to dark so they should have chosen red or black. And hopefully they’ll do a series 7 sticker sheet soon!

  • DavidH

    May 22nd, 2013 - 4:14pm

    I love that there’s an Antibody on the desk tidy. I love those things ๐Ÿ˜€

    Actually, come to think of it, has there ever been any piece of merchandise with them on it? This is the only one I can think of, unless DWA had them on things before


    May 22nd, 2013 - 4:04pm

    I personally think this will end soon once every two weeks! And they can’t pay for subscription posts!

    • booboo

      May 22nd, 2013 - 4:07pm

      nothing to do with cant pay – do you not know how much the post has gone up recently? many costs have doubled. It just makes subscriptions non-viable.

    • drjakeyoung

      May 22nd, 2013 - 4:15pm

      i personally think there is no need for the price of postage these days, it’s just ridiculous.

    • booboo

      May 22nd, 2013 - 4:17pm

      its now costing me ยฃ7 to send many packaged figures (over 8cm) recorded when it used to be about ยฃ3.50

    • The Silent Silent

      May 22nd, 2013 - 6:26pm

      Hay booboo, use collect +. It would cost for a 2-5kg parcel 50x30x30 (Length X Width X Height)justs cost 5.99 with recorded signning

    • booboo

      May 22nd, 2013 - 6:30pm

      means a bus trip into town or car parking so no saving at all

    • The Silent Silent

      May 22nd, 2013 - 8:09pm

      No, just to a local newsagnet that accepts collect +. go on their website & check your nearest store. there is 10 near me!!!!

    • booboo

      May 22nd, 2013 - 8:12pm

      there are 10 “near” me, but all involve a ยฃ3 return journey bus time wiping out any saving

  • Still Not Ginger

    May 22nd, 2013 - 4:02pm

    is there a the name of the doctor poster?

    • booboo

      May 22nd, 2013 - 4:03pm

      yes double one

  • Fez Master

    May 22nd, 2013 - 3:58pm

    Is there a painting of the Doctor?

    • Scott the Raptor

      May 22nd, 2013 - 3:59pm


    • booboo

      May 22nd, 2013 - 4:03pm

      not that i can see, not on hos own anyway

  • Amypondalways

    May 22nd, 2013 - 3:35pm

    Is there a drawing by Jessica smith?

    • booboo

      May 22nd, 2013 - 3:36pm

      not that i can see

  • The Flying Shark

    May 22nd, 2013 - 3:32pm

    I got this yesterday. The pencil pot set is good.

  • Esterath

    May 22nd, 2013 - 3:28pm

    Good that it’s going back to the fortnightly schedule.

  • Anonymous

    May 22nd, 2013 - 3:18pm

    Is there a zygon drawing?

    • Scott the Raptor

      May 22nd, 2013 - 3:20pm


  • Mr Byzantium

    May 22nd, 2013 - 3:07pm

    whos on the posters?

    • 11matt

      May 22nd, 2013 - 3:09pm

      6th doctor and monsters of the third doctor

  • Moxx of Who

    May 22nd, 2013 - 2:40pm

    Is who news basically the old Geronimo page? And shame about it being two weeks now unless its to save money and Doctor who isn’t on now to November anyway. And ok cover

    • cjayp33

      May 22nd, 2013 - 4:58pm

      yes it is.

    • Moxx of Who

      May 23rd, 2013 - 4:23pm

      I don’t even understand why they removed the Geronimo page in the first place, they had when series 6 and the first half of 7 where on and also while s7pt2 was airing we got loads of 50th news so they would have had something to write about!

  • Timelord63

    May 22nd, 2013 - 2:16pm

    Hmmmm! Subscriptions ending and going back to a fortnightly schedule. Unfortunately methinks this may be the beginning of the end for the mag. Which is a shame as have got every issue since it started ๐Ÿ™

    • cjayp33

      May 22nd, 2013 - 2:37pm

      I think so. The quality should improve given its not every weeks, but given the lack of info i.e text I don’t see how it can be improved.

  • cjayp33

    May 22nd, 2013 - 1:43pm

    Booboo you might want to add for people who are unaware that this issue is the last issues subscribers got (where early subscribers were saving roughly 20% per 12 issues apparently) and that the magazine is now out every two weeks.

    • booboo

      May 22nd, 2013 - 1:53pm

      good idea, i see its out Tuesdays now as well

  • Scott the Raptor

    May 22nd, 2013 - 12:45pm

    I got mine yesterday.


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