"We're still exploring who the Twelfth Doctor is - but every one of the last 50 years will have helped make him..."
The magazine features Peter Capaldi's first message for readers of Doctor Who Magazine.
Neil Cross, who wrote Rings Of Akhaten and Hide for the last series and who will be returning to write for series eight speaks out about writing for "the astonishing Matt Smith".
There is a feature on the David Tennant episode Blink as well as classic episodes The Green Death and Remembrance Of The Daleks
As usual there are also all the regular features, reviews and competitions
Issue 464 (October 2013) of Doctor Who Magazine will be on sale from Thursday 22nd August. Overseas customers will need to check with their local stockist.
With thanks to Tom Spilsbury