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November 29th, 2017 8 comments

The Complete History Book Collection Issue 62

Available to order in the UK from www.forbiddenplanet.com

Usually available to order in the USA from www.things-from-another-world.com

The definitive history of BBC’s long-running series Doctor Who continues with volume 54.

Illustrated throughout with photographs from the archives and in full-color, this hardcover volume features story summaries, character and actor profiles, pre- and post-production notes, broadcast reaction, and much more.

For more information visit the official site at www.dwcompletehistory.com


Categorised under: Books, Reference books

8 comments

  • Dazzy

    December 8th, 2017 - 9:39pm

    When are these supposed to finish anyway?

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    • The Flying Shark

      December 9th, 2017 - 6:35am

      There are at least 80 issues, but that only goes up to Last Christmas. I wouldn’t be surprised if they could make it 90 with Series 9 and 10 (maybe 11 by the time they’re all out), perhaps 100 if they do spin-offs and titbits like Time Crash, etc.

    • Gareth Pugh

      December 10th, 2017 - 6:13pm

      They answered someone on their Facebook page this week with ’90’ – which is either a typo / mistake, OR the first sign of an extension (which I’m pretty certain there will be).

      Unless i’m mistaken, ‘orphan’ stories including Shada, Night of the Doctor, K9 and Company and Time Crash etc. were planned to go in a mop-up volume within the original 80, so that will probably happen even if there were no extension. Whether it will still happen as issue 80 or be deferred to any ‘new end point’ remains to be seen.

  • Pusher

    December 1st, 2017 - 5:25pm

    I loved the imperial guard daleks in that story, they looked the most sophisticated daleks in the whole series history. It sucks so bad we never saw any of those special weapons such as the sensor arm in any future dalek stories.
    The assault dalek should have been used in the “into the dalek” story, when the daleks were trying to melt the door leading to the troops. Using their guns were a little bit silly.

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  • Aj

    November 29th, 2017 - 10:49pm

    Can’t wait for this one!

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  • Tim M

    November 29th, 2017 - 8:21pm

    ‘Bad Wolf/The Parting of the Ways’ is my favourite story in this book.

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    • Andrew

      December 8th, 2017 - 5:23pm

      Bad Wolf/The Parting of the Ways is my favourite story of all time!

    • Tim M

      December 9th, 2017 - 9:52am

      Certainly and easily the best regeneration story of the new series since 2005. Unless ‘Twice Upon A Time’ can beat it…but I doubt it.

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