In retrospect, the thing that really gives it away as being fake is the person claiming that their sister works for DWM and that's how they got to see it. DWM has a tiny staff and it would be easy to find out who it was and for them to lose their job if it was true.
Speaking of DWM
, I'm hearing rumors that BBC didn't renew Panini's license and that a new publisher (not Titan and not Future, someone else) will be handling the official magazine come the fall. The sticking point, according to rumor, was that the BBC wanted a digital format, but Panini wasn't willing to do so.