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April 7th, 2020 21 comments

Dr Who Figurine Collection #172 Nimon

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The bull-like creatures, Nimons are not as godly as they present themselves. Doctor Who Figurines Collection part 172 features one of the terrifying Nimons!

The Nimon is a parasitic alien who feeds on the energy of civilizations. Once the population of the world is drained to extinction, they move to the next planet. In “The Horns of the Nimon” the Fourth Doctor and Romana collided with a ship that was on its way to Nimons’ next victim-planet, Skonnoth, and now they need to uncover the truth about the labyrinth to save the world.

The Nimon Figurine features the creature as seen in the episode “The Horns of the Nimon” (1979). The figurine captures the black-skinned humanoid with a big bull-head crowned with two long yellow horns and red eyes. It was meticulously hand-painted to bring-to-life the greek statue look of the alien.

Categorised under: 1:21 Scale Figurine Collection, Collectables


  • Richard

    April 15th, 2020 - 6:41pm

    Have any non-subscribers received these from Eaglemoss yet? I ordered over a week ago.

    • Richard

      April 21st, 2020 - 12:46am

      Arrived today!

  • Jason

    April 8th, 2020 - 1:00pm

    Romana uses her sonic in City part 3 to get into the cafe while Duggan smashes his way in.

    • Anonymous

      April 8th, 2020 - 2:44pm

      That’s just in book

    • Anonymous

      April 8th, 2020 - 2:47pm

      Romana’s sonic only appears in horns. She doesn’t have one in city, she even asks to borrow the doctor’s

    • Anonymous

      April 8th, 2020 - 3:32pm

      Actually she does have one in city but she is just using Tom’s prop whereas in horns it’s a specifically built one for lalla. Which is probably why horns is the story her screwdriver is noted in.

    • Anonymous

      April 9th, 2020 - 10:29am

      And we got there!

  • The Werewolf

    April 7th, 2020 - 8:49pm

    Still not got mine yet, I always get mine last anyway. Looking forward to both these two.

  • Tom Parsons

    April 7th, 2020 - 3:09pm

    love this one

  • Anonymous

    April 7th, 2020 - 2:39pm

    Love my Nimon. Shame they weren’t braver in The God Complex and call the Minotaur a Nimon. Mistake in the magazine , I think… Romana’s sonic first appears in City of Death but isn’t referred to until Horns…

    • Anonymous

      April 7th, 2020 - 3:43pm

      No she doesn’t have a sonic of her own in city of death. Horns of nimon is the first time we see her have one.

    • Anonymous

      April 8th, 2020 - 10:00am

      Watch when Romana breaks into the gallery.

  • Doug Who

    April 7th, 2020 - 1:33pm

    I do love this series!

    The Nimon arrived this morning and it is a joyous thing in these strange and difficult times. One of my favourite figurines and a really good issue of the magazine too that takes a much more balanced view of the story than is usual. Shame Joy Hudson’s wonderful design sketch of a much hairier Nimon wasn’t able to be included as it shows an interesting concept of what might have been but that’s a tiny detail.

    Thanks to all for keeping this series going strong.

    Now is there any chance at all of a Krarg to add to the Season 17 menagerie..?

    • Doug Who

      April 8th, 2020 - 12:44am

      Of course that should read June Hudson…one of Who’s best and most ambitious costume designers!

    • John

      April 11th, 2020 - 12:29am

      Does Shada exist as such to be officially included?

    • Anonymous

      April 11th, 2020 - 1:36am

      I think so now it’s been completed. They could use the curator figure as a basis for Tom’s appearance at the end in costume!

  • Anonymous

    April 7th, 2020 - 11:57am

    Still waiting for mine….mind you, it’s not like I’m in a hurry.

    • Dav McKenzie

      April 7th, 2020 - 3:47pm

      I’m glad it’s not just me!

  • Neil

    April 7th, 2020 - 11:11am

    Got my. I on through the post the other day, love it!

    • Neil

      April 8th, 2020 - 4:19pm

      That was obviously meant to read “Nixon” (typed it in a hurry)

    • Anonymous

      April 8th, 2020 - 4:48pm

      They doing impossible astronaut Nixon now? Sorry, just being silly in these trying times…

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