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Doctor Who‘s Greatest Hits: An Unauthorized Guide to the Best Stories From Time and Space
 

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By:R. Alan Siler
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Editions:  US (paperback) | US (2nd paperback)

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Edition: US (paperback)
Released:  August 2015
Publisher:  kOZMIC Press
ISBN:978-0-692-50425-3
Format: paperback
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Cover blurb:
BLINK
CITY OF DEATH
THE EMPTY CHILD
GENESIS OF THE DALEKS
INFERNO
and...
THE GUNFIGHTERS?!

A race of war machines who conquer the Earth in the 22nd Century; a brilliant painter who sees the world in a unique way; a reptilian species that sees the Earth as theirs and and intends to reclaim it; an archeaology [sic] professor who never meets the Doctor in the right order; a dangerous world leader who bears a striking resemblance to the Doctor; murderous circus clowns; wind up toy soldiers; wind up robots; and the Doctor as a little boy.

With over 50 years of television stories, DOCTOR WHO has introduced its audience to some of the strangest creatures, weirdest places, and most dangerous times. Doctor Who’s Greatest Hits takes a loving look at some of the Doctor’s most memorable adventures. From Autons to Zygons, from Hartnell to Capaldi, this book has something for everyone, whether you’re new to the show or a long-time viewer.

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Edition: US (2nd paperback)
Title:  Doctor Who's Greatest Hits Remastered: A Guide to the Best Episodes From Time and Space
Released:  November 2019
Publisher:  kOZMIC Press
ISBN:978-1-73408-400-9
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Note:  Greatly expanded edition — almost twice the length of the original. More details at the publisher’s web site.

Cover blurb:
“I can thoroughly recommend this book. A work of love that reads easily with lots of information. If you are a fan, get it."
(Louis Robinson, former BBC writer and producer)

A race of war machines who conquer the Earth in the 22nd Century; a brilliant painter who perceives the world in a unique way; a reptilian species that sees the Earth as theirs and intends to reclaim it; an archaeology professor who never meets the Doctor in the right order; a dangerous world leader who bears a striking resemblance to the Doctor; amphibious aliens with the ability to shape shift; a murderous mummy on a space train; and the first woman to marry in Pakistan.

With over 55 years of television stories, DOCTOR WHO has introduced its audience to some of the strangest creatures, weirdest places, and most dangerous times. This brand-new, fully updated edition of Doctor Who’s Greatest Hits takes a loving look at some of the Doctor’s most memorable adventures. From the show’s very first episode (“An Unearthly Child” in 1963) to its most recent (“Resolution” in 2019), this book has something for everyone, whether you’re new to the show or a long-time viewer.


The 2019 Remastered Edition of Doctor Who’s Greatest Hits includes:

  • 580 pages
  • 85 chapters (30 of them new to this edition)
  • Brand-new chapter on the origin of the show
  • New illustrations and original artwork
  • Each story/episode placed in its Cultural Context
  • Greatly expanded behind-the-scenes information
  • Recommended further viewing/reading/listening for every story/episode to help you explore the Doctor Who universe


R. Alan Siler is the author of two other Doctor Who books. He’s the founder of the Atlanta Gallifreyans and the WHOlanta Convention.


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