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April 10th, 2018 12 comments

Robert Harrop Mandrel First Look

The first picture of Harrops next Doctor Who figurine; a Mandrel from 1979’s ‘Nightmare of Eden’.

This Limited Edition of only 200 figurines will be going on sale from Friday 27th April.

Released figurines are available to order while stocks last from www.robertharrop.com


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12 comments

  • LastOfTheSonics

    April 10th, 2018 - 6:29pm

    Anybody else noticed that Eaglemoss and Robert Harrop seem to make the same characters at the same time?
    Both companies released a Tetrap at the same time, and an Alpha Centauri, and now the Mandrel?

    Either way, this still looks decent. I love the base especially.

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    • Anonymous

      April 10th, 2018 - 7:09pm

      Yes, this comes up all the time (normally with a lot of complaints for some reason).

      The BBC pushes certain characters and monsters and that’s why we get duplication in short time frames. Same thing happens with Warlord as well.

    • Gareth Pugh

      April 10th, 2018 - 10:26pm

      I’m not so sure it’s the BBC promoting or asking licensees to focus on particular characters at a particular time, so much as (I’d speculate) Eaglemoss being quite shrewd in their commercial planning. Most of the Harrop editions are in such small numbers they sell out very quickly indeed – if I was EM, I’d have my 1:21 scale £8.99 version out around the same time or shortly after to catch a few casual sales from people who maybe fancied a replica of a favourite monster/character and had maybe missed out on getting a Harrop version. Not quite the same, and a different scale, quality and price, but for some, better than nothing perhaps…

    • The Werewolf

      April 10th, 2018 - 10:52pm

      I heard Eaglemoss mention the Mandrel before Robert Harrop mention it, but that doesn’t mean it’s not possible of course, but who knows?

    • THE ERGON

      April 11th, 2018 - 1:09am

      Aren,t they doing Azal or the axons after this? Either way the monsters from this collection are superior by far.

    • Alvin

      April 16th, 2018 - 10:13am

      I would expect the Harrop figures to be superior for the price they cost.

  • Demdike@CultLabs

    April 10th, 2018 - 3:53pm

    Stunning!

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  • Kevin Bunker

    April 10th, 2018 - 10:42am

    Saw this on Facebook yesterday, another lovely figurine & a Definite must have…, only their Doctor’s have been poor really, well & the VOC Robot but everything else has been great. 🙂

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  • Anonymous

    April 10th, 2018 - 10:08am

    That’s funny! I was watching Nightmare of Eden last night, haha!

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  • matparks08

    April 10th, 2018 - 8:31am

    wow…he is gorgeous. Would have been funny if you could have seen the actors eyes through the mouth (like they did on the Nightmare of Eden DVD cover). Is this the first ever Mandrel figure of any kind?

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    • THE ERGON

      April 10th, 2018 - 9:05am

      Quite sure it is, although the eaglemoss figurines on its way around August. Not in the same league when it comes to size and detail. those eyes , those tendrils, those claws. Definitely ordering this.

    • THE ERGON

      April 10th, 2018 - 9:14am

      There was the Harlequin ‘paint Yourself’ mini figurines

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