Iceberg (Banks novel)

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Doctor Who book
Book cover
Series Virgin New Adventures
Release number 18
Featuring Seventh Doctor
Writer David Banks
Publisher Virgin Books
ISBN ISBN 0-426-20392-5
Release date September 1993

Iceberg is an original novel written by David Banks and based on the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who. It was number 18 (of 61) in the Virgin New Adventures range and featured the Cybermen, being a sequel to the serials The Invasion and The Tenth Planet. The events of the novel run concurrently with those of Birthright. Banks as an actor portrayed the Cyber Leader in several Doctor Who serials. A prelude to the novel, also penned by Banks, appeared in Doctor Who Magazine #204.

This was the first original Doctor Who novel to feature the Cybermen, and the first New Adventure to feature a recurring foe from the television series.

Audio adaption[edit]

In 1994 David Banks recorded his novel for Talking Books. It contains 35 chapters, and runs to around 9 hours.


In Antarctica in the year 2006, scientists frantically work to prevent the inversion of the Earth's magnetic field, while the Seventh Doctor faces one of his oldest and deadliest foes, the Cybermen.

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