The Annual Years I
These extraordinary books are like weird, grotesque shadow-versions of the show we recognise. They are mutations haunting the wilderness between the domed, protected cities of Canonicity. The world of the Annuals is odder, darker, madder, more psychedelic and surreal. These are adventures in a wilder, destabilised universe. The cosiness of what we recognise as Doctor Who has gone.” – Paul Magrs, from the Introduction.
From 1965 to 1986, from William Hartnell to Colin Baker, the World Distributer Doctor Who annuals were weird and witty and wonderful, a big brother to TV Comic and second cousin to Doctor Who Discovers… – and they all the more beloved by us because of that.
Join Paul Magrs in an analysis of every story in the classic Annual run – plus K9 and Company! – as well as a history, a selection of correspondence, interviews with the authors, and more…