Publishing a book is a long process. From commissioning, to drafting; to editing, to re-drafting; to-editing again, to re-drafting again – it is a labour of love, fuelled by late nights and caffeine. Therefore, it is always a great relief when the first review is positive.
Just so you know, and to avoid any ambiguity, this article ends with this concluding sentence: ‘Yes, Steven Moffat’s work on Doctor Who is becoming ever more repetitive.’
Why so many books on the Doctor at I.B.Tauris? Why the ongoing Who Watching project? Well, the Doctor is central to contemporary media, and remarkably almost spans the history of television itself.
Although they have not appeared in the series for more than 35 years, the Ice Warriors are one of the most fondly remembered of Doctor Who monsters.
The return of Doctor Who in 1996, after a hiatus of over six years was welcomed by aficionados, but was overall met with the sort of response from television critics that is perhaps best described as ‘mixed’.
When Marvel Comics released Doctor Who Weekly it was the consummation of a flirtation which had been on-again, off-again throughout the decade.
The Daleks were the only recurring villains in Doctor Who to be retro actively given an origin story during the classic series’ run in the descriptively named ‘Genesis of the Daleks’