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Doctor Who Adventures Special

From The Official Site

To celebrate the arrival of the Thirteenth Doctor, Panini UK, the publisher of Doctor Who Magazine, have released a new-look Doctor Who Adventures Special, on sale 10th January 2019 priced £3.99.

Aimed at 7-11-year-old Doctor Who fans and those new to the series, this 36-page cosmic magazine is packed with did-you-knows, quizzes, puzzles, posters and a galactic pull-out calendar wall-chart.

The fresh-look issue includes 100 bold and bright stickers and four Limited Edition postcards.

Categorised under: Doctor Who Adventures, Magazine



  • Illgetya Captain Doom

    January 9th, 2020 - 9:33pm

    How do i buy this in Nottingham ive looked everywhere i know do you lot know where to get it in Nottingham?

  • Lee

    February 26th, 2019 - 7:28pm

    I’ve been away and haven’t found this in any newsagents. Is it possible to order it online?

  • Anonymous

    January 13th, 2019 - 3:04pm

    This was wonderful

  • Hmmm?

    January 10th, 2019 - 7:42pm

    Can you get this in the Co-op?

    • Anonymous

      January 11th, 2019 - 4:06pm

      I looked today but they didn’t have it. Maybe try a bigger supermarket

    • Reece Johnstone

      January 12th, 2019 - 11:21am

      Where can you get it in Glasgow as I can’t find it anywhere?

    • Anonymous

      January 12th, 2019 - 3:16pm

      if you can’t find it in any supermarket try whsmith or a newsagent

    • The Contessa

      January 12th, 2019 - 10:49pm

      W H Smiths seems to be the place. Newcastle store had loads.

    • Anonymous

      January 17th, 2019 - 2:29pm

      WH Smith shops in Edinburgh – some at the train station (Waverley) and the bus station (off St Andrew’s square)

      also saw a copy in my local independent newsagent – the Co-op (next door) didn’t have any.

      Jan-Mar cover dates should mean they stay on the shelves for a while

  • Soon To Be The 13th Doctors Companion

    January 10th, 2019 - 4:50pm

    This Magazine Is Great It Has Great Features The Gifts and the stickers are great inside the problem is like a mag for girls I have no problem about it it just is but I would still get it even if it changed again is this a one off or something ???

  • Soon To Be The 13th Doctors Companion

    January 10th, 2019 - 4:49pm

    This Magazine Is Great It Has Great Features The Gifts and the stickers are great inside the problem is like a mag for girls I have no problem about it it just is but I would still get it even if it changed again is this a one off ???

    • Izza Jane C Pe Benito

      May 23rd, 2021 - 10:44am

      It’s so cool! to brilliant a adventures special doctor who edition.

  • Tom Baker Plush

    January 10th, 2019 - 4:17pm

    It’s a shame this didn’t come out for the launch of series 11, or even the New Years special. But even so it’s a gorgeous-looking magazine, and I picked it up as I collect stickers and postcards so the magazine was a nice bonus

  • Tyler Prescott

    January 10th, 2019 - 3:43pm

    “Would you kindly refrain from addressing me as ‘Doc’?”

  • The Flying Shark

    January 10th, 2019 - 12:17pm

    Great to see this come back to shelves! Not much in it about the series itself but there’s a comic and lots of puzzles and colour to keep kids interested. Hope this becomes a thing again!

  • Simon

    January 9th, 2019 - 11:51pm

    Its good to see it’s comeback I have all the Issues from the very first to the last one printed so im going to try and get this 1 added to the collection.

    • Anonymous

      January 10th, 2019 - 5:59pm

      Me too

  • Anonymous

    January 9th, 2019 - 11:14pm

    Didn’t this magazine end? It’s really great to see it back!

    • Anonymous

      January 10th, 2019 - 6:00pm

      I know!

  • Anonymous

    January 9th, 2019 - 9:57pm

    Do we know if this will be a regular SPECIAL say 3 times a year or will it be a one-off?

    • Anonymous

      January 11th, 2019 - 9:32pm

      I’d say it will depend on how well this one-off special does. If it is very successful, it could even be reinstated as a fortnightly (even weekly) regular when the show returns in 2020… Though Chibnall would need to give more marketing material prior to the season launch…

  • J45ON96

    January 9th, 2019 - 8:55pm

    I mean, I don’t care about the colours? The content is what matters.

    Plus, I’m 22, and when I have kids of my own, I’m not bothering gender stereotyping them, they can like whatever colours or things they want to, people around my age to their early 30’s are also doing this more often. My point is to me, this looks like a magazine for kids. Not boys, not girls, just kids. All of them. And that’s the point, more than anything.

    • bryan

      January 9th, 2019 - 9:52pm

      Fantastic post J45on96. agree very much, although im much older and the kids is all grown up now.

      nephews and nieces get what they ask for. 2 nieces have bones in mud science kits for xmas,which apparently is a boys toy (on the box) the oldest girl, scribbled it out and wrote, for Girls, on the box. i smile ,but was really punching the air.

      cant wait for this. Loved the old adventures mag, comic strip of joy.

    • Ragge Jeppdegherammy

      January 10th, 2019 - 7:46pm

      Very well said.

  • Tom Parsons

    January 9th, 2019 - 8:29pm

    Think the magazine looks cool ill be keeping an eye out so i can have some stickers and postcards 🙂

  • Anonymous

    January 9th, 2019 - 7:11pm

    Limited edition postcards? What’s limited about them? Strange wording, surely they come with the comic as an exclusive anyway, may as well call the posters limited edition too

    • Anonymous

      January 9th, 2019 - 7:28pm

      They mean that the postcards are only available with this magazine, as in they are not available for purchase elsewhere or on their own

    • Tyler Prescott

      January 10th, 2019 - 3:41pm

      ‘Exclusive’ would probably be a more accurate term.

  • Dominic

    January 9th, 2019 - 6:48pm

    I’m sorry, but this is obviously being aimed at young girls and not even thinking about appealing to the boys slightly. This does’t look like a magazien for Doctor Who. Looks more like a magazine for Jacqueline Wilson or something. The cartoon y drawings, the pink and red hearts?

    • Anonymous

      January 9th, 2019 - 7:31pm

      2 tiny hearts hardly excludes boys!

    • Anonymous

      January 9th, 2019 - 7:35pm

      Why can’t this look appeal to boys?

    • Anonymous

      January 9th, 2019 - 7:41pm

      Young boys will sadly see this and go “That’s too girly!”. And i’m afraid that is almost the case. Even my teenage friends who i showed this to laughed when i said I wanted it saying it was girly. The primary target audience is blatantly girls, but some boys will get this, though. Like myself. I don’t care what others say, i’m buying it for the childhood nostalgia.

    • hordoc2

      January 9th, 2019 - 7:50pm

      I think it just looks like what it is – a kids comic, It looks bright and fun and I will be getting a copy, I think the 2 hearts represents the Doctor’s 2 Hearts

    • Jonah Waters

      January 9th, 2019 - 8:56pm

      If a young boy sees the doctor on this magazine then he won’t care what colours and patterns they use. I speak from experience. I’ll be getting this for old times sake anyway and I reckon they’ll have a fair few people in their late teens like me buying it for the same reason.

    • Doctor Mysterio

      January 9th, 2019 - 9:19pm

      You obviously haven’t checked the kids section on the magazine rack for a while… This looks like it’ll fit in perfectly.

    • Dominic

      January 9th, 2019 - 9:39pm

      I’m not saying it won’t fit in with the other magazines (and that’s not exactly relevant). I’m saying it does not look like a cover for a Doctor Who Magazine in my opinion. And I get that the two hearts represent The Doctor having two hearts, but it’s a bit random just putting two love hearts on it. The colour scheme as well isn’t really Doctor Who-y.

    • Anonymous

      January 9th, 2019 - 10:35pm

      Young boys will look at it and all they will see will be the logo and The Doctor. They really don’t care about the colour palette or the patterns. Speaking from experience when I bought them around 9 years ago when I was 5

    • Tom Baker Plush

      January 10th, 2019 - 4:21pm

      For things like this, the subject matter is more important than the design. And even if some elements of it are more aimed at girls, it’s about time – the old version of the magazine always sat in the ‘boys’ section of newsagents (despite having gendered sections for kids magazines being ludicrous)

    • Anonymous

      January 10th, 2019 - 6:05pm

      I’m male and I didn’t see it as girly. Besides the hearts are small. Unless they examin the cover, they probably won’t notice hearts till later

    • Rgsihjk Ballsand

      January 10th, 2019 - 7:48pm

      How silly. Think more mature

    • Doctor whom

      January 10th, 2019 - 9:34pm

      Personally I find it a bit on the girly side.

    • Anonymous

      January 11th, 2019 - 12:59am

      The series 4 figures were packaged in purple so…… quit complaining if u don’t like it… don’t buy it

    • doctor whom

      January 11th, 2019 - 9:20am


    • doctor whom

      January 11th, 2019 - 9:32am

      this looks like a cover for a my little pony magazine!

  • Sam

    January 9th, 2019 - 6:32pm

    I’ve just bought 4 copies from a post office

    • Anon

      January 9th, 2019 - 6:35pm


  • Steven Taylor

    January 9th, 2019 - 5:51pm

    I would get this but I’m grown out of them and started collecting doctor who magazine and £3.99 for a kids magazine is terrible

    • Anon

      January 9th, 2019 - 6:34pm

      The beano is 2.75 and that’s weekly. This is a special.

    • Anonymous

      January 9th, 2019 - 7:13pm

      £3.99 is not bad at all for a kids magazine – most branded ones these days are £4.99+

    • Doctor Mysterio

      January 9th, 2019 - 9:20pm

      It is quite reasonable compared to some others.

  • Anonymous

    January 9th, 2019 - 5:47pm

    I will definitely be buying this for nostalgia I remember buying this like 9 years ago now.

  • The Monitor

    January 9th, 2019 - 5:38pm

    Looks like a 4 times per year “event” from the date range. Good idea.

  • the 14th doctor

    January 9th, 2019 - 5:33pm

    so great to see this magazine back!


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