Place of Origin:
Surbiton, Surrey, U.K.
David J. Howe
Issues Produced: 2 (2nd issue never released)
In 1983, David J. Howe, tsar of the DWAS'
Reference Department and editor of the highly respected printed fanzine,
Oracle, came to produce the first ever Doctor Who
tapezine. Recorded in the gap between the closure of Oracle and
the launch of its equally celebrated follow-up, The Frame, Dr. Who: Tapezine
represented something completely new in Doctor Who fandom.
Dr. Who: Tapezine Issue 1 featured an
interview with Mary Tamm, a history of the Cybermen, a quiz and a record
spot which comprised Dudley Simpson's The World of Doctor Who (a
great music track of Dudley's incidentals from The Mind of Evil)
and two novelty singles, Who is Doctor Who? by Fraser Hines and
Who's Who by Roberta Tovey, the feature film Susan. In many
cases, this would have been some fans' first opportunity to hear these
A second issue was recorded, but ultimately not
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