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May 3rd, 2022 12 comments

Figurine Collection Magazine Issue 221 Vinder

Available to order while stocks last from www.forbiddenplanet.com

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Celebrate over half a century of the BBC’s hit series Doctor Who with a brand new magazine and figurine series that covers every year of Doctor Who history, including all the Doctors and all the greatest monsters from Daleks to Weeping Angels.


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12 comments

  • Doctor dolby

    May 6th, 2022 - 10:38am

    Is they anyone else having problems paying for Eagle moss doctor who figurines because I’ve been trying to pay for them for the past 3 months and I am a subscriber please could you let me know

    Reply
    • booboo

      May 6th, 2022 - 10:41am

      just about everyone for one reason or another judging by the comments here and on their facebook page

      Did you need to change your card details?

  • Dalekz

    May 4th, 2022 - 1:08am

    Still no Clara! I want my badly painted Clara model dam it!

    Reply
    • the Ergon

      May 4th, 2022 - 8:56am

      Be careful what you wish for Dalekz.

  • The ergon

    May 3rd, 2022 - 2:06pm

    Another i expected to turn up in a flux or companions set. The track record with humanoids or humans isnt great. A waste of a slot for me.

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    • Doig Who

      May 3rd, 2022 - 4:37pm

      Have to agree with you Ergon. Much as I love this collection, I wish they would focus bit more on the monsters! They usually do them so well.

      Seems very likely we’ll get the ‘Grand Serpent’ too. Like T’zim Sha, another character we were supposed to think was far more significant that they actually were.

      To be honest I think Vinder was a bit of non-character too and the drippy love story was a plot strand that could easily have been dropped.

    • The ergon

      May 3rd, 2022 - 7:14pm

      I can only surmise there will be more story themed box sets way down the line to accommodate those sparce seasons and monsters we most want in our collection.
      Incidentally doug, will you be purchasing Rago and the quark from the harrops line? Coleman kindly asked dan if they would be making a terileptil and android further down the line and he responded its two he had down and were very likely to be made.

    • Doug Who

      May 3rd, 2022 - 7:31pm

      Yes I’m hoping there will be some good story themed sets down the line! For example, a ‘Stones of Blood’ (Cailleach, Cessair of Diplos, Ogri) or a ‘Two Doctors’ (Stike, Varl, Chessene) set would be great. So many possibilities!

      Not sure about the Harrops Dominator and Quark, Ergon. I missed the Daffodil Auton (slept in believe it or not!) and don’t collect them all but a Dominator would be good.

      Be good if they did one of the other Terileptils other than the leader. The blue/red one would look really striking I think.

    • the Ergon

      May 3rd, 2022 - 8:02pm

      I,d take Shockeye over Varl anyday for a Two doctors set but these two sontarans were distinctly taller with longer necks. A sontaran clone rogue batch i reckon doug. LOL

    • Doug Who

      May 3rd, 2022 - 9:40pm

      Ha! Yes a rogue bunch indeed. And with very loose collars. As sometimes happened the 80s versions did not always benefit from the ‘upgrades’. See also Sea Devils!

      Shockeye could be a great figurine too.

    • Doctor Stu

      May 4th, 2022 - 11:35pm

      Back in the heyday when they seemed to really take pride in this collection, the faces were really good. Tenth Doctor, Ninth Doctor, in fact every doctor apart from 11 were brilliant. As was Timothy Daltons Rassilon, my figurine is brilliant, the details on the face.

      But nowadays it’s just so sad. The humans began to become the worst figurines but the monsters were still brilliant. But nowadays we’ve moved onto humans and now even some of the monsters not looking very good. Compare Ood Sigma years ago to the impossible planet ood they did last year i think, and the elder ood coming soon. Or the first judoon to the completely out of scale judoon from series 12. They’re just miles apart.

    • the Ergon

      May 5th, 2022 - 10:33am

      Yes stu standards have certainly slipped from those early issues with just the odd blip (5th Doctor, Nyssa, Tegan, Leela) and on occasion really shoddy paintwork. Saying that Its a collection which overall has been quite outstanding for what they are and i can remember when i first saw Issue one in a local newsagents with Matt smith and thinking ‘Ah, yes, one of those partwork collections, i bet it just focuses on the new series and will most likely be limited to so many Issues’. (Initially i didn,t buy into it at least not until The Morbius Creature (Issue 28) which i was drawn towards whyllst shopping for something completely different in a local Forbidden Planet. It would feature the odd already made classic monster thrown in to no doubt get younger children interested in the classic series as well, but it would predominantly be new series riding the wave of the highly popular Tennant and Smith Eras. Who knew back then that the popularity of this collection would soar all the way to 250 with boxsets, TARDIS’, consoles etc all added to this as a sideline. I doubt if any other collection will ever get this far in so little a time, at least not in my lifetime and especially covering all those eras to date. I,m so thankful for that. As for scale I,ve just come to terms with this being just another quirk. Its just a case of separating the larger scale with the smaller items and might even come useful when you wish to stand some of those character figures alongside some of these.

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