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February 22nd, 2021 29 comments

All Available – Doctor Who Target Collection Signed Bookplate Editions

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For Doctor Who fans, the range of novelisations published by Target Books in the 1970s and 1980s hold a special place. There was a novel published for almost every Doctor Who serial between 1963 and 1989, with a very few (five, actually) notable exceptions.Since 2012, BBC Books has been successfully reissuing these classic paperbacks and expanding the Target range to include all-new novelisations of modern-era Doctor Who episodes.

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  • Gary H.

    March 30th, 2021 - 5:55pm

    Just wondering, now Target as just released these 7 books with all the stories having a different Doctor.
    Can we expect another 7 books to arrive soon from Target with stories from the remaining 7 Doctors.
    Any thoughts people?

  • Coleman

    March 11th, 2021 - 2:48pm

    Booboo, with these having to be signed, can you forsee a delay.
    Just been on my account and there still showing as awaiting despatch.
    Thought they would be posted by now so they would reach me tomorrow?

    • booboo

      March 11th, 2021 - 4:13pm

      The authors are signing the book plates at home i assume then presumably sending the to FP to insert into the books

      They do have to books but things may take a bit longer to put together.

      The FP release date has never been the date you should get it on only the date they get it.

  • Gary H.

    February 22nd, 2021 - 5:55pm

    Just been looking at the Daleks on the cover of Resurrection of the Daleks and thinking to myself, oh no the Happiness patrol as been at it again.

  • Coleman

    February 22nd, 2021 - 2:46pm

    If you order from FP with a card, around which date do they take monies. Usually before due date or much earlier?

    • Coleman

      February 22nd, 2021 - 6:24pm

      Just wondering with Covid and postal delays etc, what’s the chance of these books being released on time on the 12th March.
      Do these sought of books usually keep getting delayed like the Blu ray collections normally do?

    • booboo

      February 22nd, 2021 - 7:34pm

      samples have been sent out so they are printed done and dusted, don’t see any delays other than postal issues

    • Matt

      February 23rd, 2021 - 8:37pm

      FP have been super slow with dispatching stuff lately due to Covid, I had an item pre-ordered, took 2 weeks from release to ship and a further week to arrive. :/

    • booboo

      February 24th, 2021 - 12:30pm

      i think they are back on track now though, there were issues like many companies for a while

  • Doctor Mysterio

    February 22nd, 2021 - 2:02pm

    Thanks for the update Booboo, needed The Crimson Horror but was unavailable earlier. Have now ordered. Fab.

  • Cymon

    February 19th, 2021 - 3:30pm

    Pirate Planet is also available with a signed bookplate, Crimson Horror currently unavailable

    • ChrisP

      February 22nd, 2021 - 12:12pm

      Crimson horror back in stock – just ordered mine 🙂

    • booboo

      February 22nd, 2021 - 12:16pm

      that’s good, they would normally hold an in-store event for these so far more people will be ordering on-line

  • Grant

    February 19th, 2021 - 12:26pm

    Thinking of getting these…are they quite sort after and often sell out??

  • Ryan

    February 18th, 2021 - 6:03pm

    Does anyone know why the Forbidden Planet website is down?

    • booboo

      February 18th, 2021 - 6:35pm

      its not for me

    • Ryan

      February 18th, 2021 - 7:44pm

      my mistake…working now. Just kept getting error messages before *shrugs*

  • Kenny

    February 16th, 2021 - 5:37pm

    I got mine signed last set of releases and it was just initials.Wasn’t really what I had in mind

    • Anonymous

      February 17th, 2021 - 8:29am

      the standard and signed are the same price so free. not really an issue……….

  • Peter

    February 16th, 2021 - 12:35pm

    If anyone missed out on the Saward novels, a signed copy of the original hardback of “Revelation…” is still available from FP:

  • O

    February 15th, 2021 - 7:34pm

    Missed out on Dalek and The Crimson Horror which is a shame. Fingers crossed that they may do some more.

  • Christoff the Wise

    February 15th, 2021 - 5:38pm

    Thanks, that’s the full set! Looks like the 3 Dalek books and Crimson Horror are sold out.

  • Winter Doctor

    February 12th, 2021 - 4:45pm

    Are Resurrection and Revelation reprints of the novels released couple years ago does anyone know?

    • The Flying Shark

      February 15th, 2021 - 1:34pm


  • The Fishmonger

    February 11th, 2021 - 10:01pm

    I was hoping for something like this. Thanks as ever Booboo, what would we do without you?

  • Christoff the Wise

    February 11th, 2021 - 6:34pm

    Excellent, all ordered. At the moment The Pirate Planet isn’t signed though, hope that changes. Thanks for the heads up as ever!

  • prototype dalek

    February 11th, 2021 - 6:26pm

    I never know how signed editions work, are they print signed or hand signed?

    • booboo

      February 11th, 2021 - 7:35pm

      hand signed, but bookplates are signed by the author, then affixed to the book as in this case they cant do in person signings in the current climate.

    • prototype dalek

      February 11th, 2021 - 8:32pm

      Ah right, thank you for the clarification.

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