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Target Books' Doctor Who output in 1978 was again Fourth Doctor-centric. The number of titles dropped from 1977, and both the Second and Third Doctors were a part of the year's novelisations.


No. Title Author Doctor Featuring Based on Released
025 Doctor Who and the Face of Evil Terrance Dicks 4th Leela The Face of Evil 19 January 1978
032 Doctor Who and the Horror of Fang Rock Leela, Rutan Host Horror of Fang Rock 30 March 1978
066 Doctor Who and the Tomb of the Cybermen Gerry Davis 2nd Jamie, Victoria, Cybermen The Tomb of the Cybermen 18 May 1978
065 Doctor Who and the Time Warrior Terrance Dicks (prologue by Robert Holmes) 3rd Sarah, the Brigadier, Sontarans The Time Warrior 29 June 1978
020 Death to the Daleks Terrance Dicks Sarah, Daleks Death to the Daleks 20 July 1978
002 Doctor Who and the Android Invasion 4th Sarah, Harry, Benton, Kraals The Android Invasion 16 November 1978
056 Doctor Who and the Sontaran Experiment Ian Marter Sarah, Harry, Sontarans The Sontaran Experiment 7 December 1978

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Other Books[]

Title Author Released
Doctor Who Discovers The Conquerors Fred Newman 16 February 1978
Doctor Who Discovers Strange and Mysterious Creatures 20 April 1978

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