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October 17th, 2018 11 comments

The Complete History Book Collection Issue 88

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 this volume on the twelfth Doctor focusing on three stories from Series 10: “The Lie of the Land,” “Empress of Mars,” and “The Eaters of Light.”

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.

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  • Type 40

    January 11th, 2019 - 1:43am

    Just got Issue 88 (stickered) and it has the cover for 89 but the contents for 88. Ooops! Has this been reported anywhere?

    • Janet Kamelski

      August 2nd, 2019 - 8:36am

      Just sold issue 88 sealed on ebay and it is being returned as customer says the cover is ok but the contents have the wrong story contents in them.

  • Anonymous

    November 30th, 2018 - 10:36am

    The lie of the land, god that was awful!

  • Anonymous

    October 20th, 2018 - 7:20pm

    Why is the 3 part monks story being treated as 3 seperate stories?

    • The Flying Shark

      November 30th, 2018 - 11:06am

      Officially, they are-also, it might be to pad the volumes out, I could tell in the Series 9 books they were struggling for content with some episodes, probably just to finish the collection off on a nice even number. Of course, they could have wrapped Capaldi up early to have more bonus volumes covering the spin-offs, books, etc.

    • Colin Hicks

      December 3rd, 2018 - 6:15pm

      They’re being included as three separate stories because they were separate productions, with different writers, different directors and different filming blocks. Just because there was a narrative that ran through them, doesn’t mean their production history was all in one mass.

  • doctor whom

    October 18th, 2018 - 8:30am

    why do people hate lie of the land, its amazing!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    • Anonymous

      October 18th, 2018 - 11:07pm

      Let me guess you like all idea and no plot
      Yeah, like twice upon a time had a idea and no pay off

  • Tim M

    October 17th, 2018 - 12:54pm

    ‘Empress of Mars’ is my favourite story in this book.

    • DWSeblingg

      October 17th, 2018 - 5:21pm

      mine is eaters of light. 🙂

    • Anonymous

      October 17th, 2018 - 11:33pm

      All Series 10’s Worst
      Skip it!

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