Doctor Who: Battles in Time (2006)
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Publisher: GE Fabbri
Publication Date: September 2006 - Ongoing
Country: United States
Following the limited West Country/Grampian test market release, Battles in Time relaunched to a nation-wide (UK) audience on 20 September 2006 with a "new" issue #1.
We use the word "new" advisedly. According to a letter from GE Fabbri sent to subscribers in the West Country/Grampian test market, "the first seven issues of the [nationwide] magazine will feature the same material but in a different order" than issues 1-7 of the West Country/Grampian Battles in Time.
As of early September 2006, it's unclear whether this "reordering" will affect the comic material. This seems somewhat unlikely given the continuing nature of the story lines.
Nevertheless, issues #1-7 of the West Country version are not exactly the same as issues #1-7 of the nationwide version. Collectors can easily tell this by the cover. Although the cover for both issues numbered 1 have the same Dalek cover, issues 2-7 of the local and national magazines have different covers. More precisely, they have the same covers, but in different orders. For example, the cover for issue #7 of the Westcountry version is the cover to issue #3 of the national version.
GE Fabri's initial license from the BBC was for two years, and the magazine was published fortnightly. The expected run of the magazine was therefore 52 issues.
This magazine had an accompanying website.
Number of issues cataloged: 48