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Whether you are a Doctor Who fanatic or just a regular watcher, Doctor Who Magazine is sure to inform, interest and excite you. This official BBC-licensed magazine covers everything you need to know about the award-winning television show. It's the perfect accompaniment for both mature and younger readers alike.


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Doctor Who Magazine  |  DWM Special 53: Target Books  


Considered a unique record of Doctor Who’s history in the era before fanzines, official magazines and home video, Target books are probably the most cherished items of merchandise inspired by the show. They’re certainly the most commercially successful. From the early 1970s to the early 90s, it’s estimated that Target sold over eight million novelisations and other Doctor Who books. This is the inside story of a legendary imprint, from its rise and fall to its triumphant revival in 2018. Highlights include exclusive interviews with the key players, numerous rare images and extracts from two unpublished manuscripts.

Doctor Who Magazine is the official magazine of the hugely successful BBC TV drama series Doctor Who, with each issue containing exclusive news, interviews, features and photos about the show.


The go-to source for fans since 1979, Doctor Who Magazine works closely with the makers of the show to present exclusive interviews with the stars, as well revealing behind-the-scenes secrets from all eras of the show, from 1963 to the present day.


Perfect for mature and younger readers alike, a subscription to Doctor Who Magazine is the essential companion to the TV show.


 

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I love the way you made a mobile version. Lots of great articles. Keep up the good work Reviewed 12 November 2020

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The best magazine on the planet for more than 40 years. Reviewed 06 September 2020
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This magazine is great and the only one I read every single word of Reviewed 20 August 2020
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Doctor Who Magazine

I have been watching since you came back with Eccleston and have thoroughly enjoyed everything you have show. I only wish I had time to read ALL the goodies and catch up on things I have missed. I just finished William Hartnell's Doctor and am on Peter Troughton through Amazon Prime and BritBox. I'm trying to convince the wife that I need to purchase the special editions of DWM to really have a handle on things. I missed the last four episodes of Dr. 12 and am anxious for BritBox to air them this fall. Keep up the good shew and mind the Daleks. Reviewed 10 July 2020
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If you like Doctor Who, you need to read DWM. Reviewed 08 July 2020

Articles in this issue

Below is a selection of articles in Doctor Who Magazine DWM Special 53: Target Books.

Target Books Any Doctor Who fan of a certain age will tell you that they were an essential purchase. Those slender paperbacks were a gateway to a seemingly lost paradise of previous Doctors, black-and-white world...
The Unfolding Texts The Target Books novelisations were essential purchases for Doctor Who fans in the 1970s and 80s. But what was the secret of their success? Feature by JONATHAN MORRIS An Ice Warrior dominates ...
THE AGE OF DISCOVERY Target’s editors spent almost two years developing Doctor Who Discovers, a range of educational books that fell short of expectations… Feature by MARCUS HEARN Target Books was launched in a...
DOCTOR WHO DISCOVERS INVENTORS In 1977 Fred Newman submitted a typescript that stretched the format of Doctor Who Discovers. These edited highlights are published here for the first time. Compiled by MARCUS HEARN Author Fre...
DOCTOR WHO DISCOVERS PIRATES Fred Newman’s typescript for Doctor Who Discovers Pirates benefits from the author’s keen interest in swashbuckling history. These edited highlights make their debut here, more than 40 years after the...
PAPERBACK WRITER One author indelibly associated with Target Books is former Doctor Who script editor Terrance Dicks. Over the course of nearly 20 years he made an unparalleled contribution to the popular range of nov...

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