Doctor Who Discussion Forum for Who North America customers
 
HomeFAQSearchRegisterMemberlistUsergroupsLog inThe Who North America Online Store
Share | 
 

 5.5" Figure Mindless Speculation

View previous topic View next topic Go down 
AuthorMessage
Steve Of Destruction
RANK: Brigadier
avatar

Number of posts : 436
Age : 42
Registration date : 2010-09-24

PostSubject: 5.5" Figure Mindless Speculation   Mon Jul 17, 2017 8:02 am

My only question about Jodie Whittaker: when are we getting a figure!

Also, will we get ANY new figures by the end of year?
Back to top Go down
View user profile
j3h
RANK: UNIT Sergeant
avatar

Number of posts : 96
Registration date : 2014-03-25

PostSubject: Re: 5.5" Figure Mindless Speculation   Mon Jul 17, 2017 9:41 am

We don't know what the 13th doctor's costume is yet ( Jodie's interview with the BBC specifically said that what she wore in the debut teaser is not her costume)...so I'm guessing we won't see a figure for a year and a half or more of her.
If BBC really does want to push The Who brand and up their licensing opportunities, they need to make a big splash at the next licensing expo and then have companies and retailers want to have merchandise out and selling, including a toy line, in the weeks just before the show starts up again.
Back to top Go down
View user profile
j3h
RANK: UNIT Sergeant
avatar

Number of posts : 96
Registration date : 2014-03-25

PostSubject: Re: 5.5" Figure Mindless Speculation   Mon Jul 17, 2017 9:57 am

And just like that, the license has been renewed....
http://downthetubes.net/?p=39091
Back to top Go down
View user profile
Steve Of Destruction
RANK: Brigadier
avatar

Number of posts : 436
Age : 42
Registration date : 2010-09-24

PostSubject: Re: 5.5" Figure Mindless Speculation   Mon Jul 17, 2017 10:30 am

"The deal will see a development of new products featuring the Twelfth Doctor, Peter Capaldi, and new items are expected to hit the shops later this year, with Thirteeth Doctor product becoming available in autumn 2018."

Hmm...

Supposedly, Pearl Mackie had said there was going to be a Bill figure, but we've been down that road before: Camille Coduri and Fraser Hines had both said they were going to have figures which were never produced...
Back to top Go down
View user profile
Rogue
RANK: Prime Minister
avatar

Number of posts : 915
Registration date : 2007-02-02

PostSubject: Re: 5.5" Figure Mindless Speculation   Mon Jul 17, 2017 6:15 pm

Steve Of Destruction wrote:
Supposedly, Pearl Mackie had said there was going to be a Bill figure, but we've been down that road before: Camille Coduri and Fraser Hines had both said they were going to have figures which were never produced...

It's the Character Options Curse -- as soon as an actor says "they're making an action figure of me!" ahead of an official announcement, CO cancels all work on that figure Laughing
Back to top Go down
View user profile
Evil Monkey Pope
RANK: Time Lord Council Guard
avatar

Number of posts : 1875
Registration date : 2007-07-16

PostSubject: Re: 5.5" Figure Mindless Speculation   Mon Jul 17, 2017 7:42 pm

It'd be neat to get a set of Bill, Doctor, new Cyberman, Master, Missy, & classic Cyberman.
Back to top Go down
View user profile https://mattthecatania.wordpress.com/
sledgehama
RANK: UNIT Recruit


Number of posts : 9
Registration date : 2010-10-25

PostSubject: Re: 5.5" Figure Mindless Speculation   Mon Jul 17, 2017 9:04 pm

At the very least, they'll need to work a bit harder on a potential regeneration figure than the usual headswap!

I'm glad Character still have the license so that hopefully we will get a 13 in scale and style with the rest of the Doctors already released. A new Master, Cyberman, Bill and Naradole certainly wouldn't go unappreciated, along with whatever new companion and cool creatures pop up in the next series. If they're going to be pushing the new series then hopefully we'll get a nice push to the toyline too!
Back to top Go down
View user profile
 
5.5" Figure Mindless Speculation
View previous topic View next topic Back to top 
Page 1 of 1

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
Who North America Forum :: Product Discussion :: Toys & Releases-
Jump to: