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NYTF08: Underground Toys - Doctor Who


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Rocking coverage, Atom!

I had very little time available to me on the show floor, so I didn't get much of a chance to peruse the Underground Toys booth. I took a quick look around and was a little disappointed to see mostly things that're already on store shelves. Your coverage, however, goes a lot deeper. I'd only briefly heard about the 3' voice-activated Dalek--it's great to see that coming along. Also, some of the other items (like the pocket watch) I didn't even know about! Very cool stuff.

Heh...since they're planning on doing Torchwood stuff, I'd better get on watching the show, huh?? ;)


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Posted by Sanjeev on 24 February, 2008 - 21:12
Let me just add a few extra

Let me just add a few extra comments -

That replica watch? The silver one is about $20. The metal one? About $200. Both work (as watches that is).

Torchwood figures are coming, but will be 7-inch instead of 6-inch for some odd reason...

Oh, and that dalek - thats a REAL screen used Dalek....

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Posted by JoshB on 24 February, 2008 - 21:16
Cool Stuff

These are pretty cool toys. I picked up the Dalek Sec figure in the Metreon in San Francisco about a week ago and it looks great. Way better than the old Dr. Who toys from the 90's. Nice and spooky alien nazi blob in armor. I really would like to get the Dalek that splits open and has the blob inside, though!

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Posted by Destroy All Pod... on 25 February, 2008 - 16:43
Reminds me of Action Fleet.

Those Micro Universe pieces remind me of the old Action Fleet line, right down to the packaging. I really miss that line, it was perfect for an affordable toy that had cool little detail features and included figures, yet everything could be in scale (somewhat) with the others. A very under-appreciated line.

It's crazy to see Doctor Who so huge after a few decades of cult status. Any sight of that 12" Tom Baker figure shown a couple years ago? It had an uncanny likeness and looked finished.

A Dalek that takes orders from a human? IMPOSSIBLE! EXTERMINATE!

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Posted by duke togo on 25 February, 2008 - 17:03