Toys, TV

Amy Pond, the Toy Who Waited

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I know Hot Toys has spoiled us for 12-inch action figures, but there have to be more than a few Doctor Who fans/perverts eager to get their grubby monkey paws on this 12-inch figure of Karen Gillan as Amy Pond, made by Big Chief. It’s an excellent likeness (…for any company besides Hot Toys, again), and has an impressive array of accessories, including:

? Mobile Phone
? Picture Frame with Photo of Amy and Baby Melody
? Apple with Smiley Face
? Marker Pen with Lanyard
? Raggedy Amy Doll
? Raggedy TARDIS
? Raggedy Doctor Doll
? The Pond’s Invitation with Envelope
? Necklace with “A” Pendant
? Wristwatch

The Raggedy Doctor Doll is an exclusive you get when order Amy through the Big chief website, and it’s insanely accurate, which is to say it looks ridiculously awful. The figure can be pre-ordered here for ?129.99, or ?169.99 in you’re in the U.K. (taxes!) or ?169.99 if you want it with a plaque signed by Karen Gillan herself. I wouldn’t wait too long; there are almost more than a few nerds who are determined to find out if their Hot Toys Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow figure is bi-curious. (Via Tomopop)

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Robert Bricken is one of the original co-founders of the site formerly known as Topless Robot, and its first editor-in-chief, serving from 2008-12. He brought the site to prominence with “nerd news, humor and self-loathing” as its motto, raising it from total internet obscurity to a readership in the millions, with help from his savage “FAQ” movie reviews and Fan Fiction Fridays. Under his tenure Topless Robot was covered by Gawker, Wired, Defamer, New York magazine, ABC News, and others, and his articles have been praised by Roger Ebert, Avengers actor Clark Gregg, comedian and The Daily Show correspondent John Hodgman, the stars of Mystery Science Theater 3000 and Rifftrax, and others. He is currently the managing editor of io9.com. Despite decades as both an amateur and professional nerd, he continues to be completely unprepared for either the zombie apocalypse or the robot uprising.