BBC Magazines have released info on a new Doctor Who partwork magazine, due to start being sold fornighlty in May. Read on for more info:
Doctor Who: Monster Invasion is a new fortnightly partwork comprising of a magazine with collectable cards aimed at an 8-12 year old audience. Part one of Monster Invasion will retail at a promotional price of £1.50 (normal retail price is £2.60) and will contain: a magazine featuring an episode guide; an A-Z of monsters; an alien slamdown fold-out poster; two packs of cards; and the first section of a three-part giant poster. Parts two and three each come with one pack of cards; the first and second part of a collectable Tardis storage box; and the remaining sections of the giant poster. Packs of the collectable Monster cards can also be purchased separately, priced £1.50.
"There is a huge appetite among the pre-teen audience for the Doctor Who brand, as demonstrated by the success of our weekly Doctor Who Adventures magazine. Building on the success of Top Gear Turbo Challenge - our first ever partwork - Doctor Who: Monster Invasion gives fans the chance to learn more about the monsters from their favourite show through 'collectables', which are hugely popular with this age group."
Issue 1 of Doctor Who: Monster Invasion is on sale in early May priced £1.50 at all good newsagents, further details on an exact date coming soon.