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15th Dec '16 12:52:54 AM narm00
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** ''The Incredible Hulk Presents'': A short-lived UK magazine reprinting US comics, which also featured original Seventh Doctor comics. Initially, the plan was for the comics to be published in DWM as well, but the DWM editor shot the idea down, as they were aimed at a younger audience than DWM; in the end, only one published ''Incredible Hulk Presents'' comic, and one unpublished, ran in DWM. All of the ''Incredible Hulk Presents'' comics were collected in the Seventh Doctor DW' TPB ''Nemesis of the Daleks'', along with the background behind them.

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** ''The Incredible Hulk Presents'': A short-lived UK magazine reprinting US comics, which also featured original Seventh Doctor comics. Initially, the plan was for the comics to be published in DWM as well, but the DWM editor shot the idea down, as they were aimed at a younger audience than DWM; in the end, only one published ''Incredible Hulk Presents'' comic, and one unpublished, ran in DWM. All of the ''Incredible Hulk Presents'' comics were collected in the Seventh Doctor DW' DWM TPB ''Nemesis of the Daleks'', along with the background behind them.
13th Dec '16 7:24:45 PM Doug86
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* EldritchAbomination: While these have appeared in the TV show, they're especially common here and actual crossovers with ''Literature/CthulhuMythos'' have happened. Time Lords that have been bio-re-engineered to regenerate into more combat suitable forms have been described as becoming Mythosian monsters, the Nestene Consciousness has been described as one of the children of Shub-Niggurath, and there's even a story where the Animus[[note]]from the First Doctor serial [[Recap/DoctorWhoS2E5TheWebPlanet The Web Planet]][[/note]] has been retconnned as being Lloigor[[note]]a minor Great Old One[[/note]].

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* EldritchAbomination: While these have appeared in the TV show, they're especially common here and actual crossovers with ''Literature/CthulhuMythos'' the Franchise/CthulhuMythos have happened. Time Lords that have been bio-re-engineered to regenerate into more combat suitable forms have been described as becoming Mythosian monsters, the Nestene Consciousness has been described as one of the children of Shub-Niggurath, and there's even a story where the Animus[[note]]from the First Doctor serial [[Recap/DoctorWhoS2E5TheWebPlanet The Web Planet]][[/note]] has been retconnned as being Lloigor[[note]]a minor Great Old One[[/note]].
17th Nov '16 11:59:48 AM narm00
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* ''[[Series/Class2016 Class]]'' novels.
* ''Doctor Who meets the World of Hargreaves'': A series of books by Adam Hargreaves, current writer of the ''Literature/MrMen'' books, featuring the Doctors {{in the style of}} ''Mr. Men'', with one book for each of the first twelve Doctors.
8th Sep '16 1:37:42 AM PaulA
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* AudioPlay/BigFinishDoctorWho: Creator/BigFinish audios, from 1999 onwards, starring classic Doctors and companions. Headed by Creator/NicholasBriggs. While much of is compatible with the TV series, it also comprises many mutually exclusive timelines and continuities, and is also incompatible with many new TV series events. Originally for Classic Who only, with licences for New Who gradually obtained from 2013 onwards. For a full list of ranges, see the tropes page. Additionally, [[http://www.bigfinish.com/ranges/v/doctor-who---the-lost-stories The Lost Stories]] are episodes that were intended for the TV series, but never made; episodes marked "Side Step" take place in the ''Literature/VirginNewAdventures'' continuity or ''Magazine/DoctorWhoMagazine'' continuity, rather than the Creator/BigFinish timeline; and various adaptations of existing Expanded Universe stories, such as the ''Series/DoctorWho'' stage plays, have also been recorded.

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* AudioPlay/BigFinishDoctorWho: Creator/BigFinish audios, from 1999 onwards, starring classic Doctors and companions. Headed by Creator/NicholasBriggs. While much of is compatible with the TV series, it also comprises many mutually exclusive timelines and continuities, and is also incompatible with many new TV series events. Originally for Classic Who only, with licences for New Who gradually obtained from 2013 onwards. For a full list of ranges, see the tropes page. Additionally, [[http://www.bigfinish.com/ranges/v/doctor-who---the-lost-stories The Lost Stories]] are episodes that were intended for the TV series, but never made; episodes marked "Side Step" take place in the ''Literature/VirginNewAdventures'' ''Literature/DoctorWhoNewAdventures'' continuity or ''Magazine/DoctorWhoMagazine'' continuity, rather than the Creator/BigFinish timeline; and various adaptations of existing Expanded Universe stories, such as the ''Series/DoctorWho'' stage plays, have also been recorded.
4th Sep '16 10:12:34 AM narm00
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* ''TheDalekChronicles''. This comic ran in the [[{{Supermarionation}} Gerry Anderson]]-linked anthology title ''TV Century 21'' from 1965 to 1967, featuring the Daleks in general and the Emperor Dalek in particular as the {{Villain Protagonist}}s, killing and destroying everything in sight. This strip owed its existence to the fact that Creator/TerryNation personally owned the copyright in the Daleks and initially licensed them separately. For its time it was distinctly DarkerAndEdgier than the main ''Doctor Who'' strip, and was partially written by the first script editor of ''Doctor Who'', David Whitaker. It has a much higher reputation among fans than the early ''Doctor Who'' strips, and parts of its content undoubtedly influenced plots and Dalek characterisation and tech in later TV stories. Examples include the Emperor Dalek and, of course, the storyline about the nonconformist (though still violent) hippy Dalek who decided to go against the Emperor and defend pretty things -- to the death! (The latter storyline appeared, minus the silliness, in the television story "The Evil of the Daleks".) The later ones have some excellent artwork by Ron Turner.

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* ''TheDalekChronicles''.''ComicStrip/TheDalekChronicles''. This comic ran in the [[{{Supermarionation}} Gerry Anderson]]-linked anthology title ''TV Century 21'' from 1965 to 1967, featuring the Daleks in general and the Emperor Dalek in particular as the {{Villain Protagonist}}s, killing and destroying everything in sight. This strip owed its existence to the fact that Creator/TerryNation personally owned the copyright in the Daleks and initially licensed them separately. For its time it was distinctly DarkerAndEdgier than the main ''Doctor Who'' strip, and was partially written by the first script editor of ''Doctor Who'', David Whitaker. It has a much higher reputation among fans than the early ''Doctor Who'' strips, and parts of its content undoubtedly influenced plots and Dalek characterisation and tech in later TV stories. Examples include the Emperor Dalek and, of course, the storyline about the nonconformist (though still violent) hippy Dalek who decided to go against the Emperor and defend pretty things -- to the death! (The latter storyline appeared, minus the silliness, in the television story "The Evil of the Daleks".) The later ones have some excellent artwork by Ron Turner.



** "Evening's Empire": A comic written by former script editor Andrew Cartmel starring the Seventh Doctor and Ace. Originally a DWM story which got CutShort after Part 1, it was finally collected as a ''Doctor Who Classic Comics'' special (''Classic Comics'' being a DWM spinoff).

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** "Evening's Empire": A comic written by former script editor Andrew Cartmel starring the Seventh Doctor and Ace. Originally a DWM story which got CutShort suffered extreme schedule slip after Part 1, it was finally collected eventually put out as a ''Doctor Who Classic Comics'' special (''Classic Comics'' being a DWM spinoff).spinoff), and subsequently collected in the Seventh Doctor DWM TPB ''Evening's Empire''.



** ''The Incredible Hulk Presents'': A short-lived UK magazine reprinting US comics, which also featured original Seventh Doctor comics. Initially, the plan was for the comics to be published in DWM as well, but the DWM editor shot the idea down, as they were aimed at a younger audience than DWM; in the end, only one published ''Incredible Hulk Presents'' comic, and one unpublished, ran in DWM. All of the ''Incredible Hulk Presents'' comics were collected in the Seventh Doctor ''DWM'' TPB ''Nemesis of the Daleks'', along with the background behind them.

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** ''The Incredible Hulk Presents'': A short-lived UK magazine reprinting US comics, which also featured original Seventh Doctor comics. Initially, the plan was for the comics to be published in DWM as well, but the DWM editor shot the idea down, as they were aimed at a younger audience than DWM; in the end, only one published ''Incredible Hulk Presents'' comic, and one unpublished, ran in DWM. All of the ''Incredible Hulk Presents'' comics were collected in the Seventh Doctor ''DWM'' DW' TPB ''Nemesis of the Daleks'', along with the background behind them.



* "[[Recap/DoctorWho1985JFIGSAFixWithSontarans A Fix With Sontarans]]": A crossover mini-episode which appeared as a segment of the once-popular ''Jim'll Fix It''. It became a BannedEpisode after its host, Creator/JimmySavile was posthumously outed as a serial rapist.

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* "[[Recap/DoctorWho1985JFIGSAFixWithSontarans A Fix With Sontarans]]": A crossover mini-episode which appeared as a segment of the once-popular ''Jim'll Fix It''. It became a BannedEpisode after its host, Creator/JimmySavile Creator/JimmySavile, was posthumously outed as a serial rapist.



* ''Literature/DoctorWhoNovelisations'': By Target. During the 70s and 80s, in the days before video took off, these were '''the''' way to catch up on previous ''Doctor Who'' stories. They retold (and frequently expanded on) the stories on TV, and several of them are highly acclaimed. Usually also available as audiobooks, read by the TV series actor(s). Almost every story from the classic series got a novelisation, with the TV Movie's being done by BBC Books; the five that didn't get one ("The Pirate Planet", "City of Death", "Shada", "Resurrection of the Daleks" and "Revelation of the Daleks") received fan novelisations courtesy of the New Zealand Doctor Who Fan Club. (If you noticed that three of the five are Douglas Adams stories, you're right. Adams wouldn't allow others to novelise his scripts, and -- notorious procrastinator that he was -- never did them himself. Also, with ''Franchise/TheHitchhikersGuideToTheGalaxy'' having taken off in the meantime, Target Books was no longer able to afford the advances he commanded.) "Shada" eventually received an official novelisation by BBC Books in 2012, written by Gareth Roberts. "City of Death" also received a BBC novelisation in 2015; initially it was announced that it would again be by Roberts, but it was eventually written by ''Torchwood'' writer James Goss. A novelisation of "The Pirate Planet" by Goss has been announced for 2016. However, there've been no official novelisations of anything past the TV Movie, and it looks unlikely there will be.

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* ''Literature/DoctorWhoNovelisations'': By Target. During the 70s and 80s, in the days before video took off, these were '''the''' way to catch up on previous ''Doctor Who'' stories. They retold (and frequently expanded on) the stories on TV, and several of them are highly acclaimed. Usually also available as audiobooks, read by the TV series actor(s). Almost every story from the classic series got a novelisation, with the TV Movie's being done by BBC Books; the five that didn't get one ("The Pirate Planet", "City of Death", "Shada", "Resurrection of the Daleks" and "Revelation of the Daleks") received fan novelisations courtesy of the New Zealand Doctor Who Fan Club. (If you noticed that three of the five are Douglas Adams stories, you're right. Adams wouldn't allow others to novelise his scripts, and -- notorious procrastinator that he was -- never did them himself. Also, with ''Franchise/TheHitchhikersGuideToTheGalaxy'' having taken off in the meantime, Target Books was no longer able to afford the advances he commanded.) "Shada" eventually received an official novelisation by BBC Books in 2012, written by Gareth Roberts. "City of Death" also received a BBC novelisation in 2015; initially it was announced that it would again be by Roberts, but it was eventually written by ''Torchwood'' writer James Goss. A novelisation of "The Pirate Planet" by Goss has been announced for 2016.announced. However, there've been no official novelisations of anything past the TV Movie, and it looks unlikely there will be.



* ''TabletopGame/TheDoctorWhoRoleplayingGame'': Made by FASA in the 90s. Marred by poor research, which unintentionally generated {{Fanon}}. FASA put out several supplements, along with two ChooseYourOwnAdventure books. Virgin Publishing (the publishers of the New and Missing Adventures lines of novels) did a second RPG in the 90s, called ''TabletopGame/TimeLord''. A third game from Cubicle 7, ''Doctor Who: Adventures in Time and Space'', came out in winter 2009.

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* ''TabletopGame/TheDoctorWhoRoleplayingGame'': Made A tabletop RPG made by FASA in the 90s.80s. Marred by poor research, which unintentionally generated {{Fanon}}. FASA put out several supplements, along with two ChooseYourOwnAdventure books. Virgin Publishing (the publishers of the New and Missing Adventures lines of novels) did a second RPG in the 90s, called ''TabletopGame/TimeLord''. A third game from Cubicle 7, ''Doctor Who: Adventures in Time and Space'', came out in winter 2009.2009, followed by a line of supplements.



* EldritchAbomination: While these have appeared in the TV show, they're especially common here and actual crossovers with ''Literature/CthulhuMythos'' have happened. Time Lords that have been bio-re-engineered to regenerate into more combat suitable forms have been described as becoming Mythosian monsters, the Nestene Consciousness has been described as one of the children of Shub-Niggurath, there's even a story where the Animus[[note]]from the First Doctor serial [[Recap/DoctorWhoS2E5TheWebPlanet The Web Planet]][[/note]] has been retconnned as being Lloigor[[note]]a minor Great Old One[[/note]].

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* EldritchAbomination: While these have appeared in the TV show, they're especially common here and actual crossovers with ''Literature/CthulhuMythos'' have happened. Time Lords that have been bio-re-engineered to regenerate into more combat suitable forms have been described as becoming Mythosian monsters, the Nestene Consciousness has been described as one of the children of Shub-Niggurath, and there's even a story where the Animus[[note]]from the First Doctor serial [[Recap/DoctorWhoS2E5TheWebPlanet The Web Planet]][[/note]] has been retconnned as being Lloigor[[note]]a minor Great Old One[[/note]].



** A similar story is done in the final IDW comic "The Girl Who Loved Doctor Who", in which the Eleventh Doctor ends up in the real world and [[spoiler:meets MattSmith and suggests PeterCapaldi as his replacement]].

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** A similar story is done in the final IDW comic "The Girl Who Loved Doctor Who", in which the Eleventh Doctor ends up in the real world and world, [[spoiler:meets MattSmith Creator/MattSmith, and suggests PeterCapaldi Creator/PeterCapaldi as his replacement]].
13th Jul '16 10:22:36 AM Sapphirea2
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13th Jul '16 10:21:56 AM Sapphirea2
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** ''ComicBook/DoctorWhoSupremacyOfTheCybermen'': A five-part miniseries released bi-weekly in July-September 2016, crossing over the 9th, 10th, 11th, ''and'' 12th Doctor series in a story that follows on from certain events in "Hell Bent", the Series 9 finale of the television series. (Beware {{Late Arrival Spoiler}}s!)
8th Jun '16 5:52:15 PM MarkLungo
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->''What if the “real” timeline is like a musical score, with infinite ornamentations possible? There can’t be a perfectly correct performance of the score, because a score is a guide, not a definition. It opens possibilities rather than closing them off. Why shouldn’t time be like music?''

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->''What ->''"What if the “real” 'real' timeline is like a musical score, with infinite ornamentations possible? There can’t be a perfectly correct performance of the score, because a score is a guide, not a definition. It opens possibilities rather than closing them off. Why shouldn’t time be like music?''music?"''
20th May '16 2:01:48 AM Faruke97
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* OurVampiresAreDifferent: Ever since the TV series introduced the idea that vampires are vreal in ''Series/DoctorWho'', the ExpandedUniverse has been running ''wild'' with variations on them. Particularly, the ''Literature/EighthDoctorAdventures'', the Creator/BigFinish story arc involving the Forge, the Creator/BigFinish arc involving Rassilon and the Creator/BigFinish ''Jago & Litefoot'' series involve a lot of the blood suckers.

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* OurVampiresAreDifferent: Ever since the TV series introduced the idea that vampires are vreal real in ''Series/DoctorWho'', the ExpandedUniverse has been running ''wild'' with variations on them. Particularly, the ''Literature/EighthDoctorAdventures'', the Creator/BigFinish story arc involving the Forge, the Creator/BigFinish arc involving Rassilon and the Creator/BigFinish ''Jago & Litefoot'' series involve a lot of the blood suckers.
9th May '16 10:50:47 AM Sapphirea2
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