Doctor Who Titles Dominate Telos Publishings 2016 Top Ten BUT…..

Telos Publishing is a small independent publisher best known for its Doctor Who related book titles.
The name of the company gives it away, the imprint was founded with a love of the history of the Doctor in mind.
David J Howe has just released the list of top ten of 2016 book titles (excluding 2017 preorders), and it is fair to say that Doctor Who does dominate with 6 out of ten titles being Doctor Who related. But is it good to see that the publisher is featuring more and more original fiction, the latest Sam Stone book holding on to the number 8 slot after only being published a couple of months ago.

We do love indie publishers, so if you are interested in buying a title PLEASE use the links below to go to the relevant book page.

1 The Target Book h/b by David J Howe Buy here
2 Time of the Doctor (“Doctor Who” 2012 & 2013) p/b by Stephen James Walker Buy Here
3 Time of the Doctor (“Doctor Who” 2012 & 2013) h/b by Stephen James Walker Buy Here
4 The Making of “Casino Royale” (1967) (Telos Movie Classics # 2) by Michael Richardson Buy Here
5 Howe’s Transcendental Toybox by David J Howe and Arnold T Blumberg Buy Here
6 Madman in a Box: The Social History of “Doctor Who” by David Johnson Buy Here
7 Rubber Sharks and Wooden Acting: The Ultimate Bad Movie Guide by Nico Vaughan Buy Here
8 Kat and the Pendulum (Kat Lightfoot # 5) by Sam Stone Buy Here
9 Songs for Europe – Vol 2 (“Eurovision Song Contest”) by Gordon Roxburgh Buy Here
10 The Handbook Vols 1+2 (“Doctor Who”)by David J Howe, Stephen James Walker and Mark Stammers Buy Here

Warlord Games Have 2000AD Miniatures Licence

Warlord Games Plan A Strontium Dog Game
Warlord Games Plan A Strontium Dog Game

Warlord Games is to produce a new line of miniatures and games based on the legendary British comic book, 2000 AD.

The worldwide licence covers miniatures games, scenery and collectable miniatures sets based on series and characters from weekly comic, which is the home of Judge Dredd, Strontium Dog, Nemesis the Warlock, and a whole galaxy of characters from over 40 years.

Game development and designs are in the very early stages but initial plans are for a game based on the world of Strontium Dog, the popular futuristic Wild West-style series where mutated humans such as Johnny Alpha are forced to become bounty hunters.

Paul Sawyer, Head of Product Design at Warlord Games, says “Many of us at Warlord are ardent 2000 AD fans so the chance to take on a licence to work with the stories we grew up with and continue to avidly enjoy was something of a dream come true. We have many ideas to bring the wonderful stories from our favourite strips – old and new – to the tabletop and work had begun in earnest to do justice (pun intended) to Judge Dredd, Strontium Dog, Flesh, Slaine, Kingdom and many of their sister strips. If a mere Earthlet might dare to quote The Mighty Tharg, this is going to be scrotnig!”.

Keith Richardson, licensing manager for 2000 AD, said: “Knowing how many of the Warlord staff are fans of 2000 AD and seeing the wonderful craftsmanship in their work has me really excited. Together I’m positive that we will produce some truly zarjaz games!”

Warlord Games is a leading light in the tabletop miniature games industry. Warlord is currently developing games and miniatures for Doctor Who through licence from the BBC and has its own science fiction game written by legendary games developer, Rick Priestley – Beyond the Gates of Antares. Warlord has many game systems based on military history – from the award-winning World War II game produced in conjunction with Osprey Publishing – Bolt Action, to its massed battle games – Hail Caesar, Pike & Shotte and Black Powder.

2000 AD is the legendary weekly British anthology comic and home of Judge Dredd, as well as a galaxy of original sci-fi, fantasy, and horror action stars. As well as producing innovative and provocative comics for almost 40 years, it has brought the industry some of its biggest talents, from Alan Moore, Grant Morrison, and Mark Millar, to Jock, Brian Bolland, Dave Gibbons, and many more. Published in print and digital every Wednesday, 2000 AD is the Galaxy’s Greatest Comic and remains at the industry’s cutting edge.