Today in Doctor Who

1974: Target Books publish Third Doctor stories Doctor Who and the Day of the Daleks by Terrance Dicks and Doctor Who and the Doomsday Weapon by Malcolm Hulke.  The latter was based on the 1971 story Colony In Space.  This was the first serial of the 1971 series to be so adapted; as a result, Hulke breaks continuity by having Jo Grant introduced to the Doctor for the first time, even though on television her introduction was in Terror of the Autons (and this would be reflected in the later novelisation of that serial). There is another extensive Malcolm Hulke prologue as an elderly Time Lord describes the Doctor-Master rivalry to his assistant and learns of the theft of the Doomsday Weapon files.

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