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Figurine Collection Magazine Companion Set #12

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This companion box-set in our fantastic Doctor Who Figurines Collection unites the Third Doctor with the members of the UNIT – Jo Grant, Brigadier and Benton.

In his third incarnation, the Doctor (played by Jon Pertwee) was exiled to 20th-century Earth by his fellow Time Lords. Dashing and distinguished, this Doctor was a master of Venusian aikido with a fondness for fast cars, and joined the Unified Intelligence Taskforce – or UNIT – as a scientific advisor, to better defend Earth from an alien invasion.

The Third Doctor was joined by his outspoken and enthusiastic lab assistant Jo Grant, as well as the aggressive Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart – or simply “The Brigadier”, and the reliable, unshakeable Sergeant Benton.
The Doctor and the Brigadier often clashed over the latter’s preference for military force over peaceful solutions, but eventually developed genuine and mutual respect.

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  • Doctor Mysterio

    October 13th, 2020 - 10:00pm

    Oh yes! Sold. I’ll preorder as soon as I can.

  • Savo79

    October 13th, 2020 - 8:03pm

    Oh yes, going straight to the front of the cabinet. Did Eaglemoss ever do bok the little gargoyle from daemons. He needs to be across from the brigadier. Chap with the wings five rounds rapid. Best line ever written.

    • Gary H.

      October 13th, 2020 - 8:25pm

      No, but Character did a lovely set with him in

    • Savo79

      October 14th, 2020 - 10:48am

      I think I’ve got that set in the loft. I didn’t get Eaglemoss in the beginning because I was getting all the character figures and had no space. Then they all but stopped 5inch scale so I reappraised and started Eaglemoss then b and m brought the 5inchers back by which time I had moved house and found that I wasn’t allowed to “clutter up everywhere with toys” to quote my better half. So I have one cupboard and Eaglemoss wins because I can fit more in.

    • Gary H.

      October 14th, 2020 - 10:59am

      Feel your pain Savo79.
      Having to make xhoices I’m in a position also were everywhere (I can use is full up) nowhere to put anything else. But I still keep buying stuff
      Why I ask myself?

    • Savo79

      October 14th, 2020 - 12:13pm

      There’s something about sci-fi appreciation and completism. I feel the need to get the b & m sets deep in my dna but they’d go straight in the loft so I resist, and the loft is getting full too. Really was tempted by the Unit set which is why this offering by Eaglemoss is so welcome.

    • the ergon

      October 14th, 2020 - 2:13pm

      I always think if they aren,t displayed and given pride of place or played with, its a case of ‘Right i,ve got them, now what? If they are going to just be stuffed into some dusty old attic where they never see the light of day, they serve no purpose. Its just aquisition for somebody elses benefit in the future. Its that’ i,ve got to get it’ mentality but once the buzz has gone its ‘stick it with the rest of them’.

  • Davidhhh

    October 13th, 2020 - 7:57pm

    Wonderful! I kind of feel bad for everyone at Eaglemoss, though, considering that Character just beat them out on these.

    If these had come out last year, I’d have been jumping at the chance.
    I have neither the shelf space nor the money for doubles.

    Still, great work! And thanks for giving us what we want!

  • Judooning

    October 13th, 2020 - 7:10pm

    Instant pre-order as soon as its live

  • Mark

    October 13th, 2020 - 6:58pm

    O my god more more more please 5th and 6th

  • The Werewolf

    October 13th, 2020 - 6:24pm

    I have to say that I am excited by this set. As I have said when I saw it on Facebook, I was only expecting Pertwee to be with only Jo and as much as I am excited by a Jo Grant figurine, it is so much more pleasing to also have the Brig and Benton. All 4 figurines look lovely, even if Jo’s face is a little off.

    • The Werewolf

      October 13th, 2020 - 7:32pm

      Since I haven’t yet ordered the third Time Lord Victorious set, I will wait till this is available and buy them together.

      And I forgot to give a massive thank you again to everyone at Eaglemoss for this and everything this year. A wonderful mixture of eras too. Fingers crossed for Styggron. But I am already so chuffed with the Mandrel, Nimon and others that I would not be disappointed if it never happens.

  • booboo

    October 13th, 2020 - 5:36pm

    I believe he is on Holiday, or on his way, but your right, he doesn’t deal with the PR or commercial side of things at all.

  • DavidJWho

    October 13th, 2020 - 5:16pm

    Oh yay! Love the Companion Sets. So now there’s only a 5th and 6th missing. Although which 5th combo do you choice? I would love a 10th Doctor, Martha, and Donna one.

    • Philip Shaw

      October 13th, 2020 - 5:25pm

      I’m hoping for a 5th Dr, Tegan, Nyssa, and Adric from any of his first season. Colin might have to be a Trial themed set with Peri, Mel, and Dr 6 in Vervoid alternative costume, with perhaps Glitz who was a semi companion this season.

    • JL

      October 13th, 2020 - 7:34pm

      I wonder if we’ll get some sets from doctors who’ve already had companion sets like the 2 8th doctor sets, if so I’d love to see:
      1, vicki and Steven (time meddler)
      Post regen 2, Ben and polly (power of the daleks episode 1)
      3, liz shaw and yates (all together in the five doctors)
      4 and leela (horror of fang rock)
      5, adric nyssa and tegan (visitation)
      5, turlough and kamelion (planet of fire)
      6, peri and mel (trial of a timelord)
      9 and rose (fathers day, I’d quite like a rose figurine from her time as a regular companion)
      10, Martha and Donna perhaps with wilf too(stolen earth or end of poison sky)
      11 and Rory (let’s kill Hitler)
      12 and Clara (face the raven)
      12 and Nardole (the doctor falls)

    • Gary H.

      October 13th, 2020 - 8:17pm

      You’ll probably have a good chance at getting all those JL.
      I’ve a gut feelings these box sets will carry on even if the main collection finishes.

    • DavidJWho

      October 13th, 2020 - 10:23pm

      You’re right Phillip, I was was wondering how would do a 6th Doctor variation. That 5th set would be one probably, although I don’t know how different his costume is from the regular range version.

      That’s a great list JL, would love a Rose series 1 version. Also maybe you could have a four figure set of 10th, Wilf, Donna and Martha from End Of Time, although suppose the latter two won’t be in their regular costume. Rory too! Can’t believe he got missed out when he’s in that story they used to reference. Would need so much money for all these!

    • the ergon

      October 14th, 2020 - 8:34am

      You could have 6th trailing his coat walking through the no options kill center from Varos or in his waist coat from The two doctors also you could have him with his colourful umbrella from The Mysterious planet. I think for 5th they should just run with the original TARDIS team outfits to begin with. There are a few optional variants where they are concerned.

  • Doug Who

    October 13th, 2020 - 4:02pm

    Lovely set I think!

    Always been very fond of ‘Day of the Daleks’…one of my very earliest ‘Who’ memories is the ‘mind probe’ cliffhanger. Poses are great on the figurines and will sit very nicely with the Gold Dalek and Ogron.

    Once again hope this collection runs and runs.

    On a different note I saw Ben Robinson was saying they had been looking at how they might do a Rutan figurine and I was wondering if anyone at Eaglemoss had looked at the old Harlequin gaming figure range? Some of them were great although on a much smaller scale. Their Shrivenzale was fantastic and they did a reasonable Rutan! There’s a ‘Mini Terror’ version too!

  • Anonymous

    October 13th, 2020 - 3:34pm

    Quite amazed by these figures, every time they release different ones I think what a great set, can’t be topped and then they push the bar higher and higher. Thank you Mr Corry and the team. Keep up the good work ( I know you always will)

  • Dalek Commander

    October 13th, 2020 - 3:31pm

    In what has been a bad year for everything else it has been good for Dr Who figures from Eaglemoss and Character. Must say what a great set this is. How many more surprises before Christmas? Not sure if possible but would love an in scale Betsy car as part of the Eaglemoss collection.

    • Gary H.

      October 13th, 2020 - 3:53pm

      Who’s Betsy?

    • Dalek Commander

      October 13th, 2020 - 4:03pm

      Well spotted Gary H. I meant Bessie.

    • Gary H.

      October 13th, 2020 - 4:45pm

      Yes Dalek commander,
      Been watching Dr Who for 50+ years and I thought I’d never heard of Betsy

    • Anonymous

      October 13th, 2020 - 5:13pm

      Betsy was the name of the Doctor’s car in the TV Action comic back in the 70s.

    • Dalek Commander

      October 13th, 2020 - 6:27pm

      Interesting. just googled that.

    • Gary H.

      October 13th, 2020 - 7:11pm

      Might have been somewhere in your subcontious Dalek Commander?
      Ive never heard of it though.

    • Dalek Command

      October 13th, 2020 - 8:41pm

      Yes Gary. It is called Betsy in the Countdown Magazine comic strip. I used to read this magazine back in the day so might be in subcontious. Anyway learnt something by my mistake today. I wonder why they called it a different name. Maybe copywrite issue?

    • Crosby

      October 14th, 2020 - 10:42pm

      How about Bessie with the Who Mobile from Planet of the Spiders

    • Dalek Commander

      October 15th, 2020 - 9:05am

      Crosby that would be great. Would make a great special addition.

  • daz

    October 13th, 2020 - 3:02pm

    I don’t collect the companion sets but glad these are coming for those who need them.

    Neil. You probably can’t say what is next but can we expect further consoles next year?

  • Anonymous

    October 13th, 2020 - 2:03pm

    Not bad for Jon Pertwee – but he is apparently joined by Russ Abbott as the Brigadier, Janet Ellis as Jo Grant, and Alan Partridge as Benton – aha!

    • the ergon

      October 13th, 2020 - 2:10pm

      You need glasses. Jo doesn,t look like jo but neither does it look like Janet Ellis.

    • Bobby Davros

      October 13th, 2020 - 2:18pm

      Jo looks like Georgia Toffolo. Doc looks like Paul Nicholas.

    • the ergon

      October 13th, 2020 - 2:56pm

      So thats two appointments for specsavers, they are all just good friends but Paul nicholas indeed.

    • Gary H.

      October 13th, 2020 - 3:32pm

      Get to the opticians asap Anonymous.
      There’s something seriously wrong with your eyesight. The Dr, Brigadier and benton look great
      PS eeriously though, get them soughted, I wear glasses it’s nothing to be ashamed of.

  • Basil Funkenstein

    October 13th, 2020 - 2:00pm

    Neil Corry if I was into guys I’d marry you.

    Seriously though thank you so much Neil. Everything in this collection just gets better and better, whether it’s in the main collection, companion sets, spin-off box sets, or the specials. Most of us, hopefully the majority, really appreciate the hard work you all put into this collection over there at eaglemoss. So much gratitude and gratefulness.

    I’m excited to see what you all have planned for the 5th and 6th Doctor companion sets and hopefully maybe a War Doctor companion set as well?

  • Anonymous

    October 13th, 2020 - 1:48pm

    Judging by the size of the Jo figurine and her face it seems like the Doctor has had a mishap trying to repair the TARDIS causing Jo to regress to be a young girl.
    I will still order the set when available as the other 3 are all up to usual high standard.

  • Doctor13

    October 13th, 2020 - 1:29pm

    Only 2 four packs 13,Graham, Yazz and Ryan which is set 7 & 1st, Susan, Barbara and Ian set 8 but there’s a black & white version of set 8

    • Gary H.

      October 13th, 2020 - 1:35pm

      3 including this set as Crms wanted to know all the sets up to date.

  • Gary H.

    October 13th, 2020 - 1:25pm

    Nice one Wilf, very funny.

  • the ergon

    October 13th, 2020 - 1:02pm

    Lovely trio and decent poses. Not too keen on the jo lookalike.

    • the ergon

      October 13th, 2020 - 1:07pm

      or should that be imposter jo.

    • the ergon

      October 13th, 2020 - 1:18pm

      To be fair the jo outfit is nicely detailed but my initial reaction is the face lets it down.

    • Neil Corry

      October 13th, 2020 - 1:39pm

      All approved by Katy Manning.

    • the ergon

      October 13th, 2020 - 1:57pm

      Thats recommendation enough but lets not forget Katy is short sighted. Did she see it up close?

    • Gary H.

      October 13th, 2020 - 3:45pm

      Not to say anything negative about Katy,
      because she’s a top gal.
      But did she actually look at it when it was approved?
      (I’m guessing no)

  • Alvin

    October 13th, 2020 - 1:01pm

    This has made my day, I was hoping they would do a UNIT set that included Jo, Brigadier and Sgt Benton, having the 3rd Doctor is his venusian akido pose is an added bonus

  • Gareth Pugh

    October 13th, 2020 - 12:53pm

    Looks great. Based on Day of the Daleks, from the specific outfits used.

    • Neil Corry

      October 13th, 2020 - 1:40pm

      Ten points to Pugh.

    • Gareth Pugh

      October 13th, 2020 - 1:46pm

      LOL I’m watching that one over the evenings this week – bit of a fave 😉

    • Gary H.

      October 13th, 2020 - 4:03pm

      Does that mean you watch a full story in segments, Like when they were broadcast?
      Can’t do that myself, like to watch it in one go.

    • Gareth Pugh

      October 13th, 2020 - 6:57pm

      Gary H – bit of both to be honest. Might watch a whole story at the weekend, but sometimes i might watch a four-parter from Monday to Thursday (or something like that) one episode a night. My wife can binge-watch several episodes of this or any genre show back to back, I don’t have quite the same attention span!

  • Auton

    October 13th, 2020 - 12:47pm

    This set looks great

  • Crms

    October 13th, 2020 - 12:41pm

    Could anybody run off a quick list of the other companion sets for me? I’m struggling to believe we are at 12 already!

    • Gary H.

      October 13th, 2020 - 12:48pm

      There’s loads of two packs to begin with then two 3 packs with the Daleks included, then at least 3 four packs if my memory serves me well.

    • booboo

      October 13th, 2020 - 12:50pm

      all in order here

    • Doctor13

      October 13th, 2020 - 1:38pm

      1 Amy/11, 2 Rose/10, 3 Sarah Jane/4th, 4 Jack/9th, 5 Bill/12th, 6 Jamie/2nd, 7 Yazz/Ryan/Graham/13th, 8 Susan/Barbara,Ian/1st, 9 Lucie/8th/time Controller Dalek, 10 Liv/8th/Dalek, 11 Ace/7th, 12 Jo/Brigadier/Benton/3rd but I’d rather have Yates instead of Jo then we could’ve had Liz/Jo/3rd

    • Neil Corry

      October 13th, 2020 - 1:45pm

      Yates instead of Jo? Are you barmy? You must be.

      And who says we don’t already have plans for Capn Yates?

    • Bobby Davros

      October 14th, 2020 - 12:49am

      Backstabbers three-pack with Yates, Turlough and Borusa?

  • Noble Warrior

    October 13th, 2020 - 12:36pm

    Great looking set. But where’s Captain Yates?

    • Gary H.

      October 13th, 2020 - 12:40pm

      Behind Benton.
      I can just see the peek of is cap.

  • Anonymous

    October 13th, 2020 - 12:27pm


  • Jordan9364

    October 13th, 2020 - 12:24pm

    Wow, the faces on these look amazing!

  • Fledershrew

    October 13th, 2020 - 12:24pm

    Wow! These look really really good! Good sculpts and likenesses… Love all of the Third Doctor releases in this collection they’re my favourites. Top work Eaglemoss! You’ve reversed the polarity yet again!

  • The Flying Shark

    October 13th, 2020 - 12:23pm

    This could be the best one yet!

    • Coleman

      October 13th, 2020 - 12:27pm

      The flying Shark.
      Don’t think Anonymous agrees with you.

  • Anonymous

    October 13th, 2020 - 12:17pm

    Just absolutely awful is all I can say.

    • Anonymous

      October 13th, 2020 - 12:28pm

      And your reasons?

  • Gary H.

    October 13th, 2020 - 12:15pm

    I’m as happy as a pig in muck now.
    What a great and unexpected 4 pack

  • Gary H.

    October 13th, 2020 - 12:13pm

    Wow, wow and wow.
    Is all I can say.

    • the ergon

      October 13th, 2020 - 1:09pm

      I notice thats three wows instead of four Gary.

    • Wilf

      October 13th, 2020 - 1:18pm

      They were clearly all for Jo

    • Gary H.

      October 13th, 2020 - 1:23pm

      Yes Ergon.
      Like you said good likeness on three or them, not sure about Jo though.
      Jo though? I’m a poet.

    • the ergon

      October 13th, 2020 - 1:45pm

      Not out to denigrate your opinion gary, you obviously do love jo that much. Eaglemoss don,t get the face right all the time, it does happen occasionally and these sets are always welcome. The last ‘dud’ face was that of the First doctor in one of the few occasions this has occured in these companions sets. To paraphrase captain redbeard rum in Blackadder ‘Opinion is divided everyone says its a great jo figure, i says it isn,t’.

    • the ergon

      October 13th, 2020 - 2:04pm

      I guess that makes me as mad as him then.

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