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Doctor Who: Dalek

Doctor Who: Dalek

The Astounding Untold History of the Greatest Enemies of the Universe

  • Author: George Mann,Justin Richards,Cavan Scott
  • Publisher: Random House
  • ISBN: 1473530822
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 320
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Dalek is the never-before-told history of the Doctor's most dangerous enemies, the famous ‘Outer Space Robot People’ of the planet Skaro - from their genesis in the thousand-year conflict between Thals and Kaleds, to their survival of the Time War and (as foreseen by the Time Lords) their conquest of the universe. Along the way, the authors also reveal all-new stories about these legendary creatures - terrifying near-mythical adventures, startling visual recreations of never-before-seen conflicts, and more. Each of them helps shed new light on what has become the most feared alien race in the universe. With full-colour illustrations, concept art, cutaways, diagrams, comic strips and more, Dalek is a dramatic retelling of the ascent of the 'supreme race', and the story of the mysteries that lurk in unexplored corners of the universe. It is the ultimate celebration of all things Dalek.

Dark Quest (Targa Trilogy #2)

Dark Quest (Targa Trilogy #2)

  • Author: Richard S. Tuttle
  • Publisher: KBS Publishing
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 152
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Two devout followers of Sarac rise to prominence as nations topple and mayhem runs rampant. Armies stand poised to obliterate each other and thrones are stolen by magic and cunning.

Origin Scroll (Targa Trilogy #1)

Origin Scroll (Targa Trilogy #1)

  • Author: Richard S. Tuttle
  • Publisher: KBS Publishing
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 142
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The Evil sorcerer, Sarac, seeks an ancient document entitled, the Origin Scroll. It contains knowledge to control the very existence of the Universes, but three unknown children stand in his way.

Focus On: 100 Most Popular Former Roman Catholics

Focus On: 100 Most Popular Former Roman Catholics

  • Author: Wikipedia contributors
  • Publisher: e-artnow sro
  • ISBN: N.A
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Doctor Who

Doctor Who

25 glorious years : XXV

  • Author: Peter Haining
  • Publisher: Carol Pub Group
  • ISBN: 9780863693243
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 224
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A History and Critical Analysis of Blake’s 7, the 1978–1981 British Television Space Adventure

A History and Critical Analysis of Blake’s 7, the 1978–1981 British Television Space Adventure

  • Author: John Kenneth Muir
  • Publisher: McFarland
  • ISBN: 1476604932
  • Category: Performing Arts
  • Page: 223
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Blake’s 7, Terry Nation’s science fiction tale of cosmic freedom fighters, became a hit series in Great Britain when it premiered in 1978. Eight years later, the show quickly became a cult program in America. A dramatization of futuristic outlaw heroes who defend the innocent from both alien and human conquering forces, the series might better be said to be equal parts Robin Hood and The Magnificent Seven. The series defied traditional genre elements of science fiction television, and developed the concept of the continual “story arc” years before such shows as Babylon 5 and Deep Space Nine. This book provides a critical history and episode guide for Blake’s 7, including commentaries for all 52 episodes. Also included are analytical essays on the show, dealing with such topics as themes, imagery and story arc; a consideration of the series as a futuristic Robin Hood myth; cinematography and visual effects; and an overview of Blake’s 7 in books, comics and videos. A detailed appendix lists the genre conventions found in the series. The author also includes information about Blake’s 7 fan clubs and Internet sites.

Who’s 50

Who’s 50

The 50 Doctor Who Stories to Watch Before You Die: An Unofficial Companion

  • Author: Graeme Burk,Robert Smith?
  • Publisher: ECW/ORIM
  • ISBN: 1770904751
  • Category: Performing Arts
  • Page: 420
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“Like being thrown the keys to the TARDIS with a temporal map to visit all those not-to-be-missed adventures in time and space” (Phil Ford, Doctor Who writer). Ever since its premiere on November 23, 1963, Doctor Who has been a television phenomenon. This companion guide presents the top fifty stories from the show’s first fifty years—examining every corner of the imaginative, humorous, and sometimes scary universe that has made Doctor Who an iconic part of popular culture. This must-have reference also includes behind the scenes details, goofs, trivia, connections to Doctor Who lore, and much more.

The BBook of Geek:

The BBook of Geek:

The Only Geek Humor Book You’ll Ever Need

  • Author: Brian Briggs
  • Publisher: Kensington Publishing Corp.
  • ISBN: 0806535768
  • Category: Humor
  • Page: 288
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The Only Geek Humor Book You'll Ever Need Your first love was a Commodore 64. You are fluent in Elvish. Your perfect weekend involves World of Warcraft, Half-Life, and multiple viewings of Office Space. You've already booked your trip to next year's Comic-Con. You are a geek, and this is the book for you. Part reference, part satire, this hilarious guide from the genius behind BBspot.com simultaneously pokes fun at and celebrates every subject close to a geek's heart--from The Matrix to MacGyver, from Linux to Stan Lee. Covering the eight pillars of geek knowledge--science, literature, hardware, software, gaming, the Internet, TV, and movies--The BBook of Geek offers a Vulcan salute to geeks everywhere. Top 11 Reasons to Buy this BBook: 11. Secret code on page 42 unlocks the secret to life, the universe, and everything. 10. It has fewer pages than the average video card review. 9. There aren't wireless connections everywhere and you'll need something to read. 8. It is required reading for those wishing to participate in Web 3.0. 7. We promise no Ents will come after you for buying paper products. 6. It is the BBook you're looking for, move along, move along (to the cash register). 5. Loads more quickly than any page on the Internet. 4. Plenty of pictures with which to blackmail the author included at no extra charge. 3. Cthulhu waits for you to buy this BBook. 2. Like the Klingons say about this book, "It is a good day to buy!" 1. Playing "Where's Brian" in the pictures is much easier than those Waldo books. NOTICE TO ALL READERS: PLEASE CAREFULLY READ THE FOLLOWING END READER LICENSE AGREEMENT. By picking up this book and reading this license, you have agreed to purchase this book. You may not put this book down under penalty of law until you have completed your purchase. Laughs are expected but not guaranteed by this agreement. Who knows, you could be some mirthless troll--should I be responsible for that? I mean, really. "Briggs is the funniest guy on the Internet that most people have never heard of. That's about to change." --Drew Curtis, FARK.com

The Rough Guide to Rock

The Rough Guide to Rock

  • Author: Peter Buckley
  • Publisher: Rough Guides
  • ISBN: 9781843531050
  • Category: Music
  • Page: 1225
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Compiles career biographies of over 1,200 artists and rock music reviews written by fans covering every phase of rock from R&B through punk and rap.

Through Time

Through Time

An Unauthorised and Unofficial History of Doctor Who

  • Author: Andrew Cartmel
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
  • ISBN: 9780826417329
  • Category: Performing Arts
  • Page: 232
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The quirky British television series Doctor Who is a classic both of science fiction and television drama. First broadcast in 1963, it has remained an influential TV presence ever since, with an eagerly anticipated new series airing in 2005. As a vehicle for satire, social commentary, or sheer fantasy adventure, Doctor Who is unparalleled. It was a show created for children, but it was immediately usurped by adults. Arriving at a time of upheaval in the popular arts in Britain, Doctor Who was born into a television tradition influenced by the TV plays of Dennis Potter, the cult television drama The Prisoner, the James Bond films and Stanley Kubrick's science fiction triptych -- Dr Strangelove, 2001: A Space Odyssey and A Clockwork Orange. A British fantasy adventure that has unfolded across television screens over decades in the tradition of Lewis Carroll, Conan Doyle and HG Wells, the strength of Doctor Who has always been its writers and the ideas they nurtured. In this new history of the show, Andrew Cartmel (who was the script editor on Doctor Who from 1987 to 1990) looks into its social and cultural impact - providing a fascinating read for committed and casual fans alike.