Thursday, 10 July 2014

Great Unreleased "Doctor Who" Merchandise of the 20th Century - part two

COLUMBO DISCOVERS DINOSAURS

Published by Target Books (US) - 1979 - price unknown


With the success of their 'Doctor Who Discovers' educational books which saw the Doctor - played by Tom Baker - delve into such child-friendly topics as dinosaurs, space travel and early man, Target decided to launch the series in the United States. However, their US arm pointed out that 'Doctor Who' wasn't that well known across the pond and wouldn't be for another thirty or so years. So they suggested re-branding the books with a more well-known American TV character. It didn't really work that well but my wife adored them...





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