The Unofficial and Unauthorised Guide to Doctor Who 2005
The adventures in time and space continue, as the Doctor and his faithful companion Rose Tyler travel time and space fighting evil, righting wrongs and saving the course of history.
This is the ultimate guide to the first series of 21st Century Doctor Who: an archive of information, analysis and commentary, from the press to the production to the fans, as the venerable Time Lord returned to television in 2005 in a 13-episode series that wowed viewers and critics alike.
Back to the Vortex recounts the series’ history as it happened, from the announcements to the press releases, the casting calls, the highs and lows, and the start of production.
The episodes themselves are covered through detailed analysis, facts and figures, as well as extensive reviews and commentary with a panel of fans and aficionados from across the world.
This is the essential guide to the long-awaited and much-anticipated return of the Doctor.
423pp. A5-format paperback with two eight-page colour photo sections.
Published 20 October 2005
Also available as a numbered limited edition hardback, signed by the author.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
J Shaun Lyon has been involved in Doctor Who fandom for many years. He was the editor of the highly popular Outpost Gallifrey online forum, and is co-founder, programme director and resident cheerleader of Gallifrey One, North America’s premier annual Doctor Who convention.
His previous published works include ‘The Inquistor’s Story’ inShort Trips: Repercussions and ‘Goodwill Toward Men’ in Short Trips: A Christmas Treasury, both licensed short fiction anthologies, and he co-edited (with Mark Phippen) the bestselling Doctor Who charity fiction anthology Missing Pieces.
He lives in Los Angeles, California.