Pat Mills and John Wagner’s strip “The Iron Legion” was based on a storyline they’d submitted to Who script editor Anthony Read.
The letters page of issue 10 features a missive from young fan Matthew Waterhouse. Not long afterwards he was cast as Who companion Adric.
Dalek killer Abslom Daak has appeared in the TV series – sort of! Artwork of the character is briefly glimpsed in 2014’s “Time Heist”.
SFX features editor Nick Setchfield is the proud owner of a page of artwork from “The Star Beast”, bought from a comic shop in 1985.