Tribute to Terry Nation last edited by kaneundertaker2 on 03/28/19 11:50AM View full history

"What sort of strange, twisted mind thinks them up?"

dalek /'da:lek/ n. M20. [Invented wd.]: Sandwiched between 'Dalecarlian' 'Daliesque' in the Shorter Oxford English Dictionary lies the byword for terror and oppression that Terry Nation gave the language. Martin Wiggins assesses the life and career of the late writer without whom Doctor Who might not have lasted 33 weeks, let alone 33 years.

Shelf Life: The War Machines from BBC Video, The Eight Doctors by Terrance Dicks, The Devil Goblins from Neptune by Keith Topping and Martin Day, Dragons' Wrath by Justin Richards, Doctor Who's Return to Devil's End from Reeltime Pictures and Doctor Who: The Novel of the Film.

Comic Strip – Fire and Brimstone (Part 2 of ): This is Crivello's Cauldron, an artificially engineered solar system in the Crab Nebula.

License to Kill: Ishtar, the terrible Hoothi, the cruel and chitinous Chelonians... Some of the Doctor's most fearsome adversaries have been bred behind a chrome and glass façade in London's Ladbroke Grove. But no more. As Virgin Publishing's New Adventures bid farewell to a certain Time Lord, Matthew Jones uncovers their plans for a Doctorless future...

The Telesnap Archive – The Macra Terror, Episode 2: During the Seventies, many episode of Doctor Who held in the BBC archive – mainly from the early years of the programme – were destroyed by the Corporation, and have been lost forever. Fortunately, at the time of broadcast, a number of the producers and directors of these serials employed freelance photographer, John Cura to obtain a series of off-screen photographs of their episode. These photographs – known as 'telesnaps' – now form the only visual record of some of the Doctor's greatest adventures...

The Life and Times of Jackie Jenkins: Saturday 15 March, Flashback Sequence Tuesday 11 March, Flashback over.

The DWM Archive – The Ambassadors of Death: It might well be an X File. Returning to Earth, three astronauts are found to be strangely changed – and a conspiracy extending deep into the heart of the military establishment has sinister plans for them. Andrew Pixley documents the sometimes troubled production of a ground-breaking Third Doctor serial...

Question Marks (Part 2 of 2) – Do You Know This Man?: In the final part of Question Marks, Philip MacDonald continues to investigate the Doctor's identity – and wonders if he is truly greater than the sum of his parts...

Regulars: Gallifrey Guardian, The High Council, Timelines, Next Issue.

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