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Out Now: Get An Exclusive Target Extracts Book with Doctor Who Magazine #561

The latest issue of Doctor Who Magazine includes a free exclusive Target book, collecting together extracts of the upcoming novelisations, with a collage of cover art by Anthony Dry.

It also comes with a double-sided poster featuring all the Target novels!

And inside, you’ll read more about the books, which are released early next month.

Here are a few highlights:

  • Exclusive interviews with some of the authors of the upcoming Target novelisations: Robert Shearman (Dalek), Mark Gatiss (The Crimson Horror), and Joy Wilkinson (The Witchfinders).
  • A celebration of the classic Target books.
  • Target collectors discuss their hobby.
  • Inside the making of the trailer for the Season 24 Blu-ray box set, featuring contributions from Sylvester McCoy, Bonnie Langford, and writer/director Pete McTighe.
  • Patrick O’Kane discusses his portrayal of Ashad, the Lone Cyberman, in Series 12.
  • An interview with editor Rebecca Trotman, who won a BAFTA for her work on Ascension of the Cybermen.
  • Family, friends and colleagues pay tribute to acclaimed Doctor Who writer Philip Martin.
  • The evolution of the scripts that would eventually become Vengeance on Varos, Philip Martin’s first Doctor Who story. 
  • A Review of the Daleks! YouTube series. 
  • Public Image looks at the ratings for Revolution of the Daleks.
  • The Fact of Fiction analyses the 1978 serial Underworld.
  • The third part of The White Dragon, a new comic-strip adventure for the Thirteenth Doctor.

PLUS: Previews and reviews, news, prize-winning competitions, Time and Space Visualiser, The Blogs of Doom and more.

Doctor Who Magazine #561, priced £9.99 in the UK, is on sale now.

Philip Bates

Editor and co-founder of the Doctor Who Companion. When he’s not watching television, reading books ‘n’ Marvel comics, listening to The Killers, and obsessing over script ideas, Philip Bates pretends to be a freelance writer. He enjoys collecting everything. Writer of The Black Archive: The Pandorica Opens/ The Big Bang, The Silver Archive: The Stone Tape, and 100 Objects of Doctor Who.

Out Now: Get An Exclusive Target Extracts Book with Doctor Who Magazine #561

by Philip Bates time to read: 1 min
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