Note: This book lists all Doctor Who merchandise released during 2006-2009, and is intended as a supplement to the main Transcendental Toybox volume and the previous updates 1 and 2.
David J Howe and Arnold T Blumberg present the definitive collector’s guide to Doctor Who merchandise. From the rare and obscure to the commonplace and disposable, every facet of Doctor Who’s penetration into the marketplace is detailed.
This volume documents all the items released between 2006 and 2009, when Doctor Who cemented its position as one of the top-rated drama series in the UK, and the merchandising went into overdrive. More items were produced and released in this period than at any other point in the series’ history. Also contained within is a feature on the development of the Doctor Who Pinball, an interview with the man behind the pop group Mankind, and an interview with WETA on their range of collectibles. Howe’s Transcendental Toybox is both a fascinating tour through the many ways that Doctor Who has been presented in merchandise and an entertaining guide to the world of Doctor Who collecting.
- Product descriptions
- Full colour photographs of the majority of items
- Overview of 2006-2009
The book covers Doctor Who merchandise around the world, including items released in America, New Zealand and Australia as well as the many UK-produced items.