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Friday, 18 August 2023 - Reported by Marcus
Evolution of the Toy Dalek (Credit: Alex Storer) A free eBook is available exploring the evolution of Dalek toys throughout the 60 years since the creatures were first created. 
Marx, Palitoy, Dapol, Product Enterprise and Character Options are just some of the names instantly synonymous with Dalek toys and models. From those vintage 1960s toys to the stunningly lifelike replicas we enjoy today, the Dalek toy has evolved over the decades.
Evolution of the Toy Dalek offers a retrospective critique of the various scale models and toys from each decade, examining the gradual improvements in their design and production alongside nostalgic reflections on Dalek merchandise collecting.
The book is by Alex Storer who previously produced books on the Blackpool Doctor Who exhibitions and the 1983 Longleat Celebration.