Note: Reprinted several times between 1978 & 1985 with same ISBN and cover blurb, but with an altered version of the front cover art (and a light blue Doctor Who logo). View alternate cover
The CYBERMEN have arrived. The first invasion of Earth by this invincible, fearless race — and the last thrilling adventure of the first DOCTOR WHO.
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Same ISBN as previous paperback edition.
When the Tardis materialises in the middle of a snowstorm, Ben and Polly, driven to distraction by weeks cooped up in the time ship, insist on going outside with the Doctor. As they battle through the storm, they are unaware that they are being watched — and unaware that the planet is about to be invaded by creatures deadlier than any it has ever seen before...
Based on the original TV story by Kit Pedler and Gerry Davis, The Tenth Planet is the first story to feature the deadly Cybermen, and the last story in which the first Doctor, as played by William Hartnell, was to appear. It was to reveal an ability of the time lords never before suspected...
Note: Following Random House/BBC Books' 6 successful novelisation reprints in 2011, this is a second batch of half-a-dozen reprints, to be released in both paperback and e-book form. The others in this batch are: The Ark in Space, The Day of the Daleks, The Ice Warriors, The Loch Ness Monster and The Three Doctors.
The TARDIS brings the Doctor and his friends to a space tracking base in the Antarctic — and straight into trouble. A space mission is going badly wrong, and a new planet has appeared in the sky.
Mondas, ancient fabled twin planet of Earth has returned. Soon its inhabitants arrive. But while they used to be just like the humans of Earth, now they are very different. Devoid of emotions, their bodies replaced with plastic and steel, the Cybermen are here.
Humanity needs all the help it can get, but the one man who seems to know what's going on is terminally ill. As the Cybermen take over, the Doctor is dying...
THIS NOVEL IS BASED ON THE FINAL STORY TO FEATURE THE FIRST DOCTOR, WHICH WAS ORIGINALLY BROADCAST FROM 8 TO 29 OCTOBER 1966. THIS WAS THE FIRST DOCTOR WHO STORY TO FEATURE THE CYBERMEN.
Featuring the First Doctor as played by William Hartnell in his very last adventure, and his companions Ben and Polly