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Old 29-09-2013, 20:49
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Hello, I have over 60 issues of early DWM including the first edition. Do you think there is a market for these, as I need some Christmas present money.
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Old 29-09-2013, 20:51
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I have them all up until 18 months ago. Couldn't give them away even on gallifrey base
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Old 29-09-2013, 21:16
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Doctor Who Magazine (previously Doctor Who Weekly, Doctor Who Monthly, The Official Doctor Who Magazine and The Doctor Who Magazine) is 34 years old on 17 October!
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Old 30-09-2013, 18:08
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I've got them all as well, well up untill a couiple of years ago. Not worth much I'm afraid. I also had the complete run of SFX magazine but I've just chucked them all out. The ones I wish I had kept were the TV Century 21 comics from the 60's. All long gone.
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Old 01-10-2013, 06:56
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How about Doctor a Who Classic a Comics, any value in a complete run of them?
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Old 01-10-2013, 10:25
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How about Doctor a Who Classic a Comics, any value in a complete run of them?
What do you mean ? Dr Who appeared in other comics most noticibly in TV Actiom where the third Doctor had a long running weekly story. If you are refering to the Dr Who comic that was the predesessor to the Dr Who monthly then thats what the op was talking about.
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Old 01-10-2013, 13:03
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I have them all up until 18 months ago. Couldn't give them away even on gallifrey base
Oh dear, and I thought selling my complete collection would pay for my place in the old people's home!
Oh well, it still gives me a warm feeling to know that I've got them all, I'm sure fellow collectors will empathise.......
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Old 01-10-2013, 13:27
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I'm a bit surprised that the early issues aren't worth much.
I suppose, thinking about it, that the Weekly and then Monthly was very successful right from the start and probably had a fairly hefty print run - so there are loads of copies still around. And the sort of people that bought them have kept them and kept them well, so good condition copies are also not terribly rare either.
I sympathise with Dave-H. Oh well, I can't retire just yet then...
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Old 01-10-2013, 19:44
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What do you mean ? Dr Who appeared in other comics most noticibly in TV Actiom where the third Doctor had a long running weekly story. If you are refering to the Dr Who comic that was the predesessor to the Dr Who monthly then thats what the op was talking about.
Er, I think the OP means the magazine Doctor Who Classic Comics, which ran for 27 issues (plus one special) from 1992-4.

No idea how much a complete run would be worth though.

(Oh, and the Doctor Who strip appeared in TV Action from January to August 1973, when the title was cancelled, and didn't appear in every issue, so it wasn't exactly "long-running". The most substantial pre-Marvel Doctor Who comics run was TV Comic from 1964-71 and then from 1973-9.)
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Old 03-10-2013, 10:07
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I remember the TV Comic strip, it featured the first Doctor and his two grandchildren, can't remember their names though.
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Old 03-10-2013, 10:43
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I remember those early Tom Baker comic strips being quite gruesome and generally quite frightening. More so than the show at the time. Wasn’t there one called ‘City of the Damned’ which involved hundreds of people being eaten alive by rats or something?
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Old 03-10-2013, 11:20
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I think you are right, didn't they at one point chase The Doctor in order to eat him ?
One of my favourite strips featured the Fifth Doctror and was called the Tides of Time. Sometimes the writers of the comic strip had more imagination than the writers of the TV series !
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Old 03-10-2013, 11:21
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Hello, I have over 60 issues of early DWM including the first edition. Do you think there is a market for these, as I need some Christmas present money.
Probably not. I have the complete run.

You might get lucky on ebay but fans generally are after full collections.
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Old 03-10-2013, 11:24
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Er, I think the OP means the magazine Doctor Who Classic Comics, which ran for 27 issues (plus one special) from 1992-4.

No idea how much a complete run would be worth though.

(Oh, and the Doctor Who strip appeared in TV Action from January to August 1973, when the title was cancelled, and didn't appear in every issue, so it wasn't exactly "long-running". The most substantial pre-Marvel Doctor Who comics run was TV Comic from 1964-71 and then from 1973-9.)
I sold a full set of Classic Comics on eBay for £50 a couple of years ago. The going rate may well have dropped since then with more and more people selling their collections.

Edit: Just had a look and it seems the asking price hasn't dropped. One hopeful seller has put a "Buy It Now" of £100 on his auction while another is asking for £8.00 per issue.
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Old 03-10-2013, 14:26
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I think you are right, didn't they at one point chase The Doctor in order to eat him ?
One of my favourite strips featured the Fifth Doctror and was called the Tides of Time. Sometimes the writers of the comic strip had more imagination than the writers of the TV series !
Tides of Time rings a bell too. The current comic strip seems a bit too cartoony for me. Even though I'm 43, I would probably read a comic strip if it was along the lines of City of the Damned/Tides of Time. I would love them to be re-printed somewhere.
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Old 03-10-2013, 19:56
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I once sold a copy of 2000AD #1 for £67.
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Old 03-10-2013, 21:10
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I once sold a copy of 2000AD #1 for £67.
Sold mine for £120 and it was in a pretty bad state (cover torn and half missing). It did have the Space Spinner though.
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Old 04-10-2013, 23:02
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Most of mine have been recycled into probably toilet paper now. I just kept a few of my favourite issues.
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Old 04-10-2013, 23:43
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Sold mine for £120 and it was in a pretty bad state (cover torn and half missing). It did have the Space Spinner though.
The Spinner probably sold it. Mine was pristine but without the free gift.
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Old 06-10-2013, 15:15
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I sold a full set of Classic Comics on eBay for £50 a couple of years ago. The going rate may well have dropped since then with more and more people selling their collections.

Edit: Just had a look and it seems the asking price hasn't dropped. One hopeful seller has put a "Buy It Now" of £100 on his auction while another is asking for £8.00 per issue.
I sold a complete set of the Classic Comics for £80 last year but half of that was just for the Evenings Empire special
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