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February 8th, 2018 25 comments

The Complete History Book Collection Issue 67

Available to order in the UK from

Usually available to order in the USA from

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

Categorised under: Books, Reference books


  • Type40

    April 20th, 2018 - 1:10am

    I’ve now got this along with issue 69. Two eras complete in one day.

  • Simon W

    April 6th, 2018 - 9:24am

    Does anyone get there’s from a newsagent? If you do was there an issue on Wednesday the 4th?

    • Anonymous

      April 6th, 2018 - 7:35pm

      Issue 69 came out instead.
      I managed to get mine from forbidden planet as the local newsagents were not stocking it.

    • Simon W

      April 6th, 2018 - 10:34pm

      the newsagents I get mine from spoke to there supplier and they said they haven’t had it sent to them yet. do u get uses from forbidden planet or from a newsagent?

    • Anonymous

      April 6th, 2018 - 11:37pm

      Local newsagent.
      Bank holiday delay.
      Went to wh smiths as well.

    • Simon W

      April 10th, 2018 - 8:12pm

      I’m still waiting for mine to arrive to my local newsagents

    • Simon W

      April 15th, 2018 - 9:24pm

      Issue 69 is now in my local newsagents I’m picking it up in the morning and I hope 97 is out this Wednesday.

  • Anonymous

    March 17th, 2018 - 2:53am

    The stories are from March 16-September 7 1968

  • Craig

    March 4th, 2018 - 3:20pm

    I received this issue yesterday and boy, have Hachette made a massive howler! They have incorrectly printed the spine with the same image as volume 12 which means Pat Troughton is missing half of his left hand and the entire picture is ruined. Considering that they made a big point about this composite spine picture of all the Doctors when promoting the collection, this is disgraceful. A lot of collectors are going to be very upset, having invested a lot of money to date. Hachette need to reprint this volume pronto.

    • WFK DVD Collector 18

      March 8th, 2018 - 1:12pm

      So pleased someone else picked up on this, when I got issue 67 in the post a few days ago, I put it on the shelf, and noticed that it had the same spine as 64… I was desperately hoping mine was a one off, but it clearly isn’t… 🙁

      I guess it’s not a huge problem, but considering each book is £9.99, quality control issues like this shouldn’t really happen, especially as this is such a glaring mistake, that could have been easily picked up on! I’ll be onto Hachette about this!

    • Gordon

      March 9th, 2018 - 10:32am


      As some of you may have noticed, there is a mis-print on the spine of issue 67. We sincerely apologise for this error but don’t worry as we will be doing a full reprint!

      How will it affect you?

      Trade customers will simply receive their issues in a different order (issue 67 is not in shops yet so will be delayed, and we’ll bring issue 68 forward).

      Subscribers who have already received this issue will of course receive a corrected copy free of charge. It will be sent around the same time as issues 70 and 71. This will happen automatically and you can keep your faulty copy.

      Subscribers who are yet to receive this issue will not be affected, other than the fact that you will receive your next few issues in a different order to planned.

      Hope this helps to clear up any confusion and again, we apologise.

    • Gordon

      March 9th, 2018 - 10:33am

      I’m 4 months behind on subscription so It will be sorted by the time I reach it

    • Tim M

      April 9th, 2018 - 1:51pm

      Glad I read this. I just had issues 66 and 68 delivered. I was thinking ‘Huh, where’s issue 67!!!’ So I presume I will get this at a later date.

  • Joe

    February 20th, 2018 - 4:33pm

    I wonder if they’ll be a profile on Deborah Watling and Wendy Padbury asfterall they are the only 2nd Doctor companion actors to not have a profile about them

    • Craig

      March 4th, 2018 - 3:55pm

      I can tell you you’re going to be happy with the content but probably not the spine.

  • Andrew Stocker

    February 10th, 2018 - 10:46am

    It is great that the first run complete of The Doctor Who History collection is Patrick Troughton’s era. He had the job of taking over from the great William Hartnell who defined the role and in my opinion Patrick Troughton was the best Doctor and his success in the role and the stories from his era paved the way for the future Doctors to follow.

  • Tim M

    February 9th, 2018 - 12:28pm

    The release of this book will compete the Troughton era. The first of the classic era Doctors to have every story available to read an archive of.

    • The Caretaker

      February 13th, 2018 - 9:25am

      It’s ironic that whilst Troughton’s full archive can be read, much of it can’t be seen.


    February 8th, 2018 - 10:08pm

    They should’ve used Mr Quill for Fury, he was quite a freaky character along with his accomplice

  • Tim M

    February 8th, 2018 - 8:39pm

    My favourite story in this book is ‘The Dominators’. I find ‘Fury from the Deep’ overrated and not that enjoyable to listen to on audio in all honesty, I enjoy ‘The Wheel in Space’ which I feel is very underrated. I may well be in the minority, but I really like ‘The Dominators’. The Quarks are great, the two argumentative Dominators are fun, and there’s some lovely acting dumb humour from Troughton and Hines in episode 2. I may be delusional, but I find ‘The Dominators’ to be a little gem.

  • Doctor Mysterio

    February 8th, 2018 - 7:08pm

    Looking forward to this one.

  • Doctorfan

    February 8th, 2018 - 6:52pm

    probably get this for the wheel in space

  • Anonymous

    February 8th, 2018 - 6:15pm

    Why does The Second Doctor look like a cartoon on the front?

    • Michael

      February 8th, 2018 - 7:52pm

      I was thinking how much better he looked on this cover compared to the last one (which someone suggested was a composite).

      It’s because they colour them in. Even the colour photos are given an art like wash so they sort of look like a painting. Some more than others.

    • Anonymous

      February 9th, 2018 - 6:38am

      He doesn’t, but the last one certainly was a composite (part of it was from a Three Doctors photo). Proven fact.

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