Celestial Toybox: Annual

Doctor Who Annual

Matt Smith 

Annual  Books 

Released: 2010
Cost: £7

Annuals seem to come out so early these days! This is the 2011 annual from July 2010. Confused?

Doctor Who Annual

William Hartnell 

Annual  Books 

Released: 1966
Cost: 5s

Here is another example of a 'spin-off' annual type book. At 46 pages it ha the distinction of being the first Doctor Who novella and the first piece of published original Doctor Who fiction (bar comic strips).

Doctor Who Annual

Peter Davison 

Annual  Books  K-9 

Released: 1982
Cost: £2.50

Here is another example of a 'spin-off' annual type book. This book was probably inspired by the 'K9 and Company' spin-off screen in 1981 and repeated in 1982. It was the only K9-centric annual released.

Doctor Who Annual

Colin Baker 

Annual  Books 

Released: 1985
Cost: £3.25

The history of Doctor Who Annuals dates back to 1965 with a hardback annual being released most years until this one. The 1986 annual was the last of the 'World Distributors' range. The annuals did not return until Marvel started publishing their 'Doctor Who Yearbook' range in the early 1990s.