Outer Limits Books


Informational Books

The Outer Limits Companion

[OL Companion front cover] [OL Companion back cover]

In depth coverage of all things in the original series.

  • Author: David Schow
  • Publisher: GNP/Crescendo Records
  • ISBN: 0-9665169-0-7
  • Published: First edition 1986 and Second edition 1998
  • Second edition sections:
  1. The Awe and Mystery of the Universe
  2. We Are Controlling Transmission
  3. Fear of the Unknown
  4. The Devil's Puppeteer
  5. Man's Endless Thirst for Knowledge
  6. Beyond the Outer Limits
  7. The Ravages of Time & Taste

The Outer Limits at 50

[OL at 50 front cover] [OL at 50 back cover]

Coverage of the original series with an episode guide, merchandise, many previously unpublished photos, and what has been happening with the original series over the 50 years.

  • Author: David Schow with Ted C. Rypel
  • Publisher: Creature Features
  • ISBN: 978-0-9839175-2-6
  • Published: February 2014
  • Sections:
  1. We're All Aliens on This Ship
  2. We are Controlling Transmission
  3. The Infinity of Limits
  4. Merchandising Limits

Outer Limits Novels

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Stories adapted from episodes of both the original and new series. They were published by Prima Publishing which is now a division of Random House .

Volume 1 ISBN #0-7615-0619-5 1996
  • Soldier
  • It Crawled Out of the Woodwork
  • The Sixth Finger
  • If These Walls Could Talk
Volume 2 ISBN #0-7615-0620-9 1997
  • The Choice
  • Arena
  • The Message
  • A Feasibility Study
Volume 3 ISBN #0-7615-0621-5 1997
  • The Voyage Home
  • The Forms of Things Unknown
  • I, Robot
  • The Quality of Mercy

Outer Limits Story Books

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Both original and stories based on episodes of the series, and are aimed at younger readers. They were published by Tor Books and are written or adapted by John Peel.

  1. The Zanti Misfits
    ISBN #0-812-59063-5 September 1997
  2. The Choice
    ISBN #0-812-59064-3 September 1997
  3. The Time Shifter
    ISBN #0-812-59065-1 November 1997
  4. The Lost
    ISBN #0-812-59067-8 December 1997
  5. The Invaders
    ISBN #0-812-59068-6 February 1998
  6. The Innocent
    ISBN #0-812-56455-3 April 1998
  7. The Vanished
    ISBN #0-812-57564-4 October 1998
  8. The Nightmare
    ISBN #0-812-57565-2 December 1998
  9. Beware the Metal Children
    ISBN #0-812-57566-0 February 1999
  10. Alien Invasion From Hollyweird
    ISBN #0-812-57567-9 April 1999
  11. The Payback
    ISBN #0-812-57568-7 April 1999
  12. The Change
    ISBN #0-812-57569-5 July 1999

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