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Target Books' Doctor Who output in 1974 almost exclusively featured the Third Doctor. The year introduced readers to the prose talents of Terrance Dicks and Malcolm Hulke, Target's two most prolific writers. It also marked the first appearance of the Second Doctor in the range.

Script writers were encouraged to fill out their scripts with more detail, giving a larger word count than some of the later novels.

These early books continued with the "Frederick Muller" tradition of including black and white illustrations.


No. Title Author Doctor Featuring Based on Released
006 Doctor Who and the Auton Invasion Terrance Dicks 3rd Liz, the Brigadier, Second Doctor, Autons, Nestene Consciousness Spearhead from Space 17 January 1974
009 Doctor Who and the Cave-Monsters Malcolm Hulke Liz, the Brigadier, Silurians Doctor Who and the Silurians
023 Doctor Who and the Doomsday Weapon Jo, the Master Colony in Space 27 March 1974
018 Doctor Who and the Day of the Daleks Terrance Dicks Jo, the Brigadier, Yates, Benton, Daleks, Ogrons Day of the Daleks
015 Doctor Who and the Dæmons Barry Letts Jo, the Brigadier, Yates, Benton, Osgood, the Master The Dæmons 17 October 1974
054 Doctor Who and the Sea-Devils Malcolm Hulke Jo, Sea Devils, the Master The Sea Devils
001 Doctor Who and the Abominable Snowmen Terrance Dicks 2nd Jamie, Victoria, Great Intelligence, Robot Yeti The Abominable Snowmen 21 November 1974

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