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  • Anonymous

    January 29th, 2020 - 4:44pm

    booboo do you know when we will first learn about the b and m sets this year? hoping for a tenth doctor set

    • booboo

      January 29th, 2020 - 5:33pm

      probably via video again

  • Thomas Chapman

    January 29th, 2020 - 10:11am

    Booboo, The New Argos catalogue doesn’t feature any of the new Series 11 figures or Tardis.

    • booboo

      January 29th, 2020 - 11:43am

      Yes, the catalogues are planned months in advance. They could still add them to their website possibly they have done that before

  • Judooning

    January 29th, 2020 - 12:52am

    Went into the London Forbidden Planet for the first time today. Loved it! Doctor who wise I got the exclusive 13th dr Jacketless Kawaii figure and the pink jumper exclusive 3″ titan figure along with a kawaii mystery box which I got the 9th dr.
    I wish i lived closer to these kind of stores! Loved having a good rummage round.

  • Anonymous

    January 28th, 2020 - 11:22pm

    Do we know if the Eaglemoss Werewolf Figurine Special is being released now? I see it advertised on the Damaged Cyberman Issue with a large blue sticker. I’m wondering, as I have a dispatch note from DHL but it doesn’t say what it is?

  • Thomas Chapman

    January 28th, 2020 - 5:08pm

    Can’t quite believe we still haven’t had an pictures released of the Judoon Captain? What is so secretive they don’t want us seeing it?

    • Anonymous

      January 28th, 2020 - 5:30pm

      Just be patient. They may want to do a block announcement or it might be that the judoon have another appearance to make yet. There is no conspiracy just marketing in a spoiler free series.

    • booboo

      January 28th, 2020 - 5:41pm

      i think retailers were hoping to put them up Sunday / Monday to be honest

    • Thomas Chapman

      January 28th, 2020 - 5:52pm

      Considering the New argos Catalogue is out this week… that make sense Booboo

    • booboo

      January 28th, 2020 - 6:29pm

      I dont know why there is a delay, i saw it at the toy fair and cant see any reason why it cant be put up for sale now

    • Anonymous

      January 30th, 2020 - 5:08pm

      You would think it would be available by now? I don’t really want to have to purchase 4 items from Forbidden Planet, then order another item. When I can just order the whole lot of 5 in one go?

  • Whorules

    January 28th, 2020 - 12:10pm

    RIP Nicolas Parsons (96) Curse of fenric tonight I think.


    January 27th, 2020 - 6:28pm

    Olso when will get images of the new b&m sets

  • Doctor

    January 27th, 2020 - 4:16pm

    Booboo do you think we will see pictures of the Judoon captain figures

    • booboo

      January 27th, 2020 - 5:46pm

      Thought it might be today some other stuff is tomorrow do maybe then

    • WhovianLife

      January 27th, 2020 - 7:33pm

      More stuff? :O I really hope there’s a new updated Judoon Scanner toy! And I wonder if The Judoon Captain comes with the turret weapon!

    • Anonymous

      January 27th, 2020 - 7:46pm

      Some more figure reveals or just reveals in general?

    • jamie

      January 28th, 2020 - 12:46pm

      when is this due to happen?

    • thewardoctor

      January 28th, 2020 - 3:03pm

      is there actually gonna be any photos of the judoon ever? / it seems too late in the day for any more news?

    • Anonymous

      January 28th, 2020 - 4:38pm

      What new stuff
      ? More from character?

    • Anonymous

      January 28th, 2020 - 6:18pm

      No new stuff coming today then?

    • booboo

      January 28th, 2020 - 6:25pm

      looks like it

    • Anonymous

      January 29th, 2020 - 12:49am

      That’s a shame

  • Stephen

    January 27th, 2020 - 1:59pm

    I have the DR301 K9 Toy which is powered via bluetooth

    Still in great condition top play music through but the DR301 App is no longer available on the Iphone APP Store (UK)

    Anybody able to offer advice ?

  • Anonymous

    January 26th, 2020 - 10:52pm

    So… do we have any ideas who the third figure with Yaz and Ryan in this B&M set could be, that would be a simple re-release…

    Cause, after that episode, I think we have one idea… : )

    • Anonymous

      January 27th, 2020 - 1:58am

      Well…I’d like to think it could be that too however I doubt they’d have known about that happening so might not be able to get that done in time? If they could get it done then they can do a variant on his previous figures. I think there’s a higher chance it could be a Jodie variant from Resolution.

    • Anonymous

      January 27th, 2020 - 3:28pm

      Hope we do get a re release of him. I never got the original release, so it’d be great if was the other figure in the set.

  • Koquillion

    January 26th, 2020 - 8:21pm

    I hope we will be getting a Judoon figure reveal tomorrow then?

    • The Other Steve

      January 26th, 2020 - 8:37pm

      Ruth Doctor figure too, wouldn’t mind that!

  • Button

    January 26th, 2020 - 5:21pm

    I was just wondering if someone could clear something up for me, its about the narture in which the Doctor defeated the Vashta Nerada in the two parter back in series four. I know they were not technically defeated but did the doctor ward them off through intimidation or was there another factor?

  • Anonymous

    January 26th, 2020 - 1:44am

    Hmv is listing faceless ones as three discs

  • Doctor Stu

    January 25th, 2020 - 10:58pm

    I have a Doctor who question. When Bill gets shot by the blue man, the patients come up to collect her. Blue man says they come up to collect anyone that’s human. So they come and collect Bill. And then take her down to whatever floor she ends up on. She then has to wait for years to see the doctor again because time moves slower. But then, I thought project exodus was a project to make the humans strong enough to reach the top of the ship to gain control of the cockpit.

    But the Doctor and Co are already at the cockpit, and the patients have managed to reach the top to bring Bill back to the bottom. So clearly they can survive the trip up. So….why didn’t one of those patients from the start of the episode just take control of the ship to bring it out of the gravity well?

    • Anonymous

      January 26th, 2020 - 8:53am

      Doesn’t the doctor also say that from floor 507 to the bridge, the time taken in the lift would equate to thousands of years in the tardis, so doesn’t that mean that the patients that went to collect bill would also have been gone from floor 1056 for thousands of years and in that time they didn’t already all develop into cybermen, yet in the 10 years bill was on the floor, they created the cybermen model… I absolutely love this two parter but I’m just curious

    • Doctor Stu

      January 26th, 2020 - 11:05am

      But the task was to reach the top to gain control, and the patients succeed right at the very start, they’re ‘strong enough to survive the exodus’. It’s job done, surely instead of taking Bill they should have wandered to to the controls and taken control of the ship

    • Anonymous

      January 26th, 2020 - 1:44pm

      Never think about plots! This applies to everything not just who. If you think about films, TV shows books you’ll find the one common question in your head will be, “hold on… but how does that work?” Best just to enjoy it.

    • Anonymous

      January 26th, 2020 - 2:15pm

      I believe they are strong, but not strong enough to fully stay at the top, as they still have to carry around some tube thingy next to them. Furthermore, when Bill got her chest unit she could only stay out of the hospital for a couple of minutes.

  • Anonymous

    January 25th, 2020 - 9:17pm

    Booboo, do u know is the Judoon figure also likely to be released on the 28th of february as well, even though its not been revealed yet? Or will it be pushed back to march at this rate?

    • booboo

      January 26th, 2020 - 2:26pm

      i would think the same time

  • Anonymous

    January 25th, 2020 - 2:57am

    I take it there is still no confirmed date for faceless ones?

    • Gordon

      January 26th, 2020 - 2:15am

      Not officially but zavvi is still saying March 9th. I’m sure we will know within the next month

    • Anonymous

      January 26th, 2020 - 1:45pm

      Cheers Gordon, did you see hmv are listing it as 3 discs on all formats?

    • Gordon

      January 26th, 2020 - 3:04pm

      Yeah. It’s been listed as 3 for a few months

    • Anonymous

      January 26th, 2020 - 6:03pm

      Shows you often I look back at my orders on there then! Cheers Gordon.

  • Anonymous

    January 24th, 2020 - 6:27pm

    Is it possible we could get a Steelbook of series 7 by the end of the year?

    • The Flying Shark

      January 24th, 2020 - 7:07pm

      Possibly, I bet we get Series 6 as a minimum by the end of the year so if that’s halfway through, then Series 7 could be a late 2020 release? If so, the Steelbooks could be done next year as all they’d have to do would be the 50th Anniversary Specials and Series 8 (plus 9 and 10 re-releases if we’re lucky!)

    • Anonymous

      January 26th, 2020 - 8:56am

      I’d like to see a steelbook for twice upon a time also just because it would be the only new series story without one otherwise

  • The Destroyer of Worlds

    January 24th, 2020 - 6:01pm

    Booboo, apparently the new Yaz & Ryan B&M set is coming out in April now according to ‘Bob’ (you probably know who I mean).

    • booboo

      January 24th, 2020 - 6:06pm

      It was mid year last i heard only a week ago, but without any official updates its impossible to for us to keep up with whats going on to be honest.

      Ps should say you can only post whats been said outside of GB with the Original poster permission according to their rules.

    • The Destroyer of Worlds

      January 24th, 2020 - 6:51pm

      Oh sorry, I didn’t know about that. You can delete my original comment if you want.

    • booboo

      January 24th, 2020 - 6:53pm

      no, no worries, nothing to do with you its just a general observation

  • Fran Burns

    January 24th, 2020 - 2:54pm

    Booboo do you think we will get images of the new Judoon figure on Monday or Sunday

    • booboo

      January 24th, 2020 - 3:12pm

      not sure, Could be Sunday, just keep on eye on the front page it will be there as soon as its released..

      May not be until weekday though

  • The Ergon

    January 24th, 2020 - 2:08pm

    When do you think we can expect to hear when the following to go up for Preorder:
    First Doctor console
    Silva Screen Soundtracks
    and dates for Timelord sets and
    Eighth doctor and lucie, dalek set.
    Its slightly OCD i like to get these out of the way to prepare for the next onslaught of goodies and gives me piece of mind knowing their ordered and paid for.

    • booboo

      January 24th, 2020 - 2:16pm

      Silva screen was expected lat week, they were waiting a def release date, the rest is hard to judge.

  • MickeySmith07

    January 22nd, 2020 - 9:55pm

    Big Chief Studios 8th Doctor is being despatched next week. Who else is getting one? I’m really excited for mine!

    • Negative Matter

      January 24th, 2020 - 12:45pm

      Just curious ( waiting for my Pertwee e.t.a. June) when was McGann originally scheduled for release ?

    • Anonymous

      January 26th, 2020 - 8:04am

      It’s really, really late. It has been delayed multiple times, I think it’s nearly a year late. To be fair to Big Chief they do keep you informed of any delays. They weren’t happy with the quality so moved to another company to produce it. They say this will have a knock on effect (13th doc was supposed to be this month but will be late) I’m happy to wait to get a better quality product, but dont be too surprised if you dont get 3rd Doc in June!

    • Negative Matter

      January 27th, 2020 - 1:19pm

      If the figures are coming from China and the health scare gets worse I dont expect my figure on time . However knowing BCF I was never really expecting the figure in June anyway.

    • Negative Matter

      February 10th, 2020 - 3:57pm

      Did you get your McGann figure as expected Mickey ??

  • Nicholas

    January 21st, 2020 - 10:34pm

    Does anyone know how long Eaglemoss/Hero Collector take to deliver? Ordered a pin badge on the 11th, money came out on the 13th, yet I’ve recieved nothing…?

    • Anonymous

      January 26th, 2020 - 3:47pm

      Next day for England and Wales, two days for Scotland and Northern Ireland if I remember correctly.

    • Anonymous

      January 26th, 2020 - 5:01pm

      I think it depends? I once ordered something from them and it was next day and I live in Scotland. Then one time it was over a week late

  • Anonymous

    January 21st, 2020 - 6:54pm

    Can I ask if anyone else is having problems with hmv? They’ve changed their password format so you have to include symbols but I’ve now had 7 different passwords because everytime I change it it works once then everytime after when you type in the correct password it just rejects it. They are certainly going in the right direction to go bust again.

  • Demdike@CultLabs

    January 21st, 2020 - 12:05am

    Beats me why the action figures aren’t in stores now with the series on tv. In six weeks the non collectors will have forgotten about Doctor Who and moved on to something else.

    • Button

      January 21st, 2020 - 2:33pm

      This series still has about one and a half months worth of content to televised, you also need to take into account that there might be characters they are waiting to fully reveal like the Cybermen before they begin making figures of them. The first wave will most likely release around when the series ends.

      From what i understand and this is an assumption that Character may release their figures in three batches starting with the new wave in February along with the Dalek sets and then the B and M sets in the Summer. If there are any new figures to be had I predict they would release the fall at that is a peak time in toy sales.

      Also that is most likely that Christmas will be the time the special episode will air and with the leaks indicating it is Dalek episode then we will most likely see Dalek figures released and there is a little rule in merchandising for doctor who. Daleks sell.

    • The Outcast

      January 23rd, 2020 - 2:15am

      The last figure of the wave is the Judoon Captain from the yet to air Episode 5, and presumably once that Episode airs, we’ll get images of that figure and the wave will be ready for release, hopefully being in shops in time for the finale.

  • Still not ginger

    January 20th, 2020 - 8:57pm

    When’s the earliest we’ll hear new stuff from the toy fair tomorrow?

    • booboo

      January 20th, 2020 - 9:05pm

      depends who’s there, we are in at 9.30 so sometime after that from us

    • Anonymous

      January 21st, 2020 - 12:18am

      Enjoy the toy fair those who are going…

  • DWS

    January 20th, 2020 - 4:27pm

    So, when is Series 10 soundtrack coming out?

    • Anonymous

      January 20th, 2020 - 4:49pm

      Wish they’d release vinyl of the new who soundtracks, especially of heaven sent but the where is series 10!!!!

  • Anonymous

    January 20th, 2020 - 3:39pm

    What’s all this talk about news on Tuesday, eh?

    • Anonymous

      January 20th, 2020 - 3:58pm

      No idea

    • Jamie D

      January 20th, 2020 - 4:01pm

      London Toy Fair.

  • Andrew Land

    January 20th, 2020 - 1:07pm

    Hi, Is there anywhere on the Internet that would give you a guide as to how much various Rare Doctor Who Trading Cards are worth?
    Many Thanks for your time

    • Anonymous

      January 20th, 2020 - 3:57pm

      Off hand, I can’t think of any Internet Resource Site that cover’s Doctor Who trading cards especially concerning prices? Obviously it also depend’s on what actual cards from what actual series you are talking about? A very tiny handful can go for about £300 or higher. Some go for anywhere between £20 – £200. It is a Collector’s Market so if you have the money you pay the price if you desperately want it?

  • Anonymous

    January 20th, 2020 - 3:08am

    Booboo, I remember last year, you said you got to see action figure (i assume prototypes) for the Graham, Yaz and Ryan figures at the toy convention that weren’t shown publically. I just thought to ask, did you see them with the primeval sculpts that we now know are being used, or were they original sculpts?

    Just thought I’d ask as I couldn’t remember if we were aware of that this time last year.

    Also, besides the four-figure wave, do u think we’ll get to see Yaz, Ryan and 13s TARDIS on Tuesday? Or any secret figures that have been kept under wraps?

    • booboo

      January 20th, 2020 - 7:37am

      yes there were all primeval bodies exactly as you have seen the more recently.

      It really depends on how Yaz and Ryan are being released, if they are part of a second wave then i expect them to be there on show, thy might be exclusives possibly in which case they wont be on show.

      I dont expect anything else to be honest. Seems like there will be no photos again anyway this year.

  • Anonymous

    January 19th, 2020 - 6:51pm

    I know this is probably far too optimistic, but is there any chance the four action figire in this wave coming up later in the season could have any accessories with them, simple one-sculpt accessories to make them a little more interesting. I am expecting that the Judoon will come with the new series 12 gun (it would be a big let down and ‘cheaping out’ if they didn’t) but I mean say 13 in purple shirt, with a P’ting accessory or Graham from ‘Arachnids in the UK’ with a giant spider or two (Heck, I’d settle for them re-using the 3.75″ kill the moon spiders, or maybe something similar from primeval?)

    …if I was to be really greedy, imagine how great it would be if the Recon Dalek came with a mutant accessory, sculpted to be able to fit on the back of an average 5″ figure (though I realise this would be too much to produce, and, lets be honest, the Dalek will be the best seller of this wave… it doesn’t need the help that arguably 13 and Graham might to be eye-catching on a toy-shop shelf…)

    I also realise that this would probs have been mentioned in the title of these figures when they were leaked, but a boy can hope…

    • booboo

      January 19th, 2020 - 6:56pm

      I suspect not, but we should find out Tuesday, not long to wait now!

    • Button

      January 20th, 2020 - 1:55am

      I do wonder in the case of the Judoon figure weather there would be a problem with age, I think a lot of people (me included) forget that the revived series of Doctor Who has been around for fifteen years and it will have been thirteen years since release of that figure. I have no doubt the new figures will be good build wise but is there a risk to the molds?

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