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You would think I’ve had my fill of large toys after I got the Hot Toys Batmobile, but another subject merited an instant pre-order the moment I saw it: a 1/6-scale TARDIS from Doctor Who. image Read the rest of this entry »

When powered gimmicks like lights or sound are part of a toy, designers must solve how to make the batteries accessible without compromising the external aesthetics of the product, or the internal structure requirements. Commonly a hatch is placed underneath, or at least on the rear face that wouldn’t be seen as often. Some solutions are more successful than others.

3.75" figure scale TARDIS by Character Options

Can you spot the battery cover?

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All of Doctor Who fandom is wishing to have had one more big hug for Sarah Jane Smith, as actress Elisabeth Sladen has died of cancer on April 19, 2011 at age 63.

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© BBCSo I come across the great news that there’s a Doctor Who signing at Barnes & Noble, NY at the end of the week, prior to the new Series 6 premiere towards the end of the month. It seems so wonderful that it’s only a few blocks away from where I work and plenty of time before my work shift. Yet I’m excluded because wristbands to get into the queue are given only to those who purchase the Series 5 boxset at the store; I’ve already bought my set last year.

No, I’m not going to buy another set just to return it. Integrity, people.
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