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DWM #455: Bumper Christmas Issue

The cover for issue #455 of Doctor Who Magazine has been revealed. The bumper 100-page Christmas edition is out next Thursday (13 December) and, unsurprisingly, Matt Smith and Jenna-Louise Coleman are the cover stars.

The mag features a preview of The Snowmen and an interview with Jenna-Louise Coleman. It also comes wi Read more …

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DWM #454: McGann is the Dark Doctor

Issue #453 of Doctor Who Magazine is out next Thursday and the cover has been revealed.

This month’s star is Paul McGann: “I wanted to change the Doctor’s look somehow. There’s a sombreness and self-doubt and guilt.”

Arthur Davill also talks about leaving Rory behind.

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Thompson Confirmed for Series 7

The latest issue of Doctor Who Magazine confirms that Steve Thompson is writing for Series 7.

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Series 7: Episodes 1-3 New Details

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Moffat Confirms No New “Who” Until Autumn 2012

After we get the next Doctor Who holiday special, fans will be in for a long wait until the next new episode.

In the latest issue of Doctor Who Magazine, show runner Steven Moffat confirmed we won’t see new episodes until at least August of next year.

“Doctor Whoin the summer? All that running down tunnels, with torches, and the sunlight streaming through your windows and bleaching out the screen? All those barbecues and children playing outside, while on the telly there are green monsters seething in their CGI-enhanced lairs? It’s just not right is it? Be honest,” Moffat says.”For me, as a kid, when the afternoon got darker and there was a thrill of cold in the air, I knew that even though summer was over, the TARDIS was coming back! So yes, that’s part of the plan, that’s part of the reason for this little delay. But it’s not the whole story.”

So it looks like a bit of a wait, but it should be worth it.

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Zoe Saldana Makes Maxim Hot 100 List (Again)

The new Star Trek stars continue to get noticed. Last week Men Fitness named Star Trek’s Chris Pine one of 2011’s “25 Fittest Guys,” and this week Maxim Magazine has named Star Trek’s new Uhura, Zoe Saldana, one of their 2…

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Major Death Coming In Doctor Who?

Official magazine claims that one of the core-four could depart the series in the opening episode

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Excerpt & Images From Star Trek Magazine #33

The latest official Star Trek Magazine (#33) is on newsstands today. And we have an excerpt from the cover feature about the many ways members of Starfleet have made "The Ultimate Sacrifice", written by Star Trek novelist Dayton Ward. Check tha…

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Star Trek UFP Gamer Magazine

The Winter 2011 issue of The Herald, an online magazine created by The United Federation of Planets, an online community of Star Trek gamers, features interviews with Star Trek: Online‘s lead developer Dan Stahl and a developer of RPG-X, a mod for the Star Trek Voyager: Elite Force game.

In the interview with Stahl, UFP gamers were able to have their questions about the future of Star Trek: Online answered.

Topics in the Stahl interview include the reappearance of Q, uniform changes, new fleet content, game time-travel, Season Four, mini-games, Trek actors voicing characters in the game, and future plans.

The article is accompanied by many attractive photos, which will be sure to please Star Trek fans. Other articles in the magazine include the interview with a developer of RPG-X for Star Trek Voyager: Elite Force, UFP news, 2010: A Year in Review ( UFP), tweets from Star Trek actors, and more.

The United Federation of Planets (UFP) is a Star Trek gaming group that was founded almost nine years ago. They currently support a variety of Star Trek games from Star Trek: Online to more classic, “old school” games such as Star Trek: Armada II. Weekly events provide fun for UFP members, and an active community contributes to the fleet.

The website for UFP is located here.

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Star Trek Magazine #31

Fans of Star Trek: Voyager‘s Roxann Dawson and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine‘s Chase Masterson will enjoy the latest issue of Star Trek Magazine.

In Star Trek Magazine #31, as well as interviews with Dawson and Masterson, there will be a “look at the Haynes Enterprise Manual” and an article on Star Trek‘s strong females, featuring Lieutenant Uhura.

Dawson spoke about her days on Star Trek: Voyager, including a discussion with Brannon Braga which led to the episode Extreme Risk. “The episode Extreme Risk actually came out of a conversation I had had with executive producer Brannon Braga,” said Dawson. “He was wondering where B’Elanna would go next, and I began talking about her life and that maybe she was at a point where the conflict between her Klingon and human sides was so great that she began taking risks to know what it was like to feel. B’Elanna wanted to pit one side against the other and see which would win as far as her fears and vulnerabilities went. It was a very private thing that wound up obsessing her.

“I love what they did with that script. It was an emotional and exciting episode to do because it was so psychologically risky. In fact, I’ve spoken with a number of people who have gone through moments like that. They’ve taken undue risks to test the boundaries of life for one reason or another, whether because of something that has happened in their own life, or even due to clinical depression. Sometimes people will do things just to reaffirm to themselves what it means to be alive. So I thought it was a risky as well as wonderful thing that the writers were willing to go there with B’Elanna and really show this sort of psychologically tormented side of her that was crying out for some help, and I was thrilled to perform that.”

In the article about Star Trek‘s strong women, authors Kevin Dilmore and Dayton Ward show how one character, Uhura, set the bar for those who would follow her. Fans of the original series were aware of Uhura’s resourcefulness, from language skills to the ability to repair the systems with which she worked, but a new generation of fans saw a younger Uhura in Star Trek XI, who showed that same skill and resourcefulness as a young Starfleet cadet.

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