Mar 02, 2015

Michael Lau x GumGumGum - Gum “Jeng!”1st Anniversary Special Project “Alex”


GumGumGum is offering a very special 1st Anniversary store exclusive by Michael Lau. Introducing the GumGumGum Alex + Gum “Jeng!” Alex set! You get two amazing figures in one box for the price of $199 + S&H. These are available beginning now until Sunday, March 15th HERE. These sets are limited to 299 pieces and are expected to ship in May. Take a look after the jump at some NSFWish pics.


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Super7 Comes to San Diego! Grand Opening Event (03.13)


Here is some news that will make a lot of San Diegans (like myself) very happy! Super7 has just announced they have found a second home in Socal. They will be taking over 5&A Dime’s old Downtown San Diego spot and making it their own. Just like their Haight store in San Francisco, Super7 San Diego will also be carrying clothing, prints, books, magazines and of course toys! S7SD will also be the number one location to get all the ReAction figures you’re ever going to want!

The grand opening will be taking place on Friday the 13th of March (that’s two months in a row!) from 6-10PM. There will be beverages and plenty of people to talk toys with at the event. Be sure to RSVP to the event page HERE and also give them a follow on their Instagram Super7SanDiego.

You may have also noticed us taking a few pictures at both the Hybrid-Design office and Super7 in San Francisco on our Instagram not too long ago. Well that’s because I (Kris) will be the one running the new S7 Store. So if you ever want to talk about toys and art or just want to hang out, stop on by!

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Angry Woebots x Silent Stage Gallery - Black Marauder Panda King 2 (03.04)


Silent Stage Gallery x Angry Woebots’ “Black Marauder” edition Panda King 2 will be unleashed this Wednesday, March 4th! This shadowy black beauty is limited to only 10 pieces with a few already on reserve! So if you want to guarantee one of these bad boys for you collection, you may want to send an inquiry to them at sales[at]silentstagegallery[dot]com. You will be able to find them available on their webstore HERE this Wednesday.

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Super7 x Astro Mu 5 – Unpainted Black Release (03.06)


With only a few days until the release, Super7 has finally graced us with the reveal of their upcoming Astro Mu 5 reissues mini-figures! We have actually just learned that these haven’t been re-sculpted and are from the original molds from the 1970’s. They’ve also made sure that everyone of these figures will be distinct from the originals, so they will not be passed off as a vintage figure. Also, they will not reproduce any of the old colorways, which means new editions from here on out! The first release will be an unpainted black vinyl, which will take place on Friday, March 6th at 12PM PST online and at Super7.

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Sket-One - “Anticipation Sketchup” 8” Custom Dunny (03.06)


After 5 years, Sket-One will finally be releasing a brand hew inception of his classic “Sketchup” custom Dunny. After doing the KikkoSket in that beautiful clear resin, we are glad to see that he will be doing the same technique on this run. These will be available in Sket’s webstore HERE on Friday, March 6th at 12AM PST until 11:59PM. That’s right, one day! Each figure comes signed with a 8.25” x 5.5” metal condiment holder, 2.25oz mini bottle of ketchup, and a 4”x4” custom display card for $485 each.


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Emilio Garcia – Clear Blue Brainade + Jumping Brain Netsuke


Emilio Garcia is taking pre-orders for two smart new releases.  First up is the very cool Clear Blue Brainade (3.5”).  The newest version of his popular is limited to eight pieces (plus 2 APs) and available for 175 euros (~ $196).  In addition to the new Brainade, Emilio is really thinking outside of the box with his new Jumping Brain Netsuke (1.7”). His version of the traditional netsuke—a toggle used to attach things to Japanese kimonos, is cast in resin and features a painted wood-like finish.  It’s available for 37 euros (~ $41).  Both items are scheduled to ship in April and are available from Emilio’s online shop.


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Mar 01, 2015

P!Q Presents: Twisted Mouse Show (03.14)

twistedmouse flyer

On Saturday, March 14th, P!Q will be hosting a brand new art show that will feature custom toys, prints and canvases featuring a certain mouse. “Twisted Mouse Show” will exhibit artwork from many artists from around the world, who include: Carson Catlin, Jeremiah Ketner, Patrick Wong, Daniel Fleres, Crummy Gummy, Dolly Oblong, Erick Scarecrow, Vincent Scala, Juan Muniz, Zard, Eric Orr, Hungry Ghosts, Scott Tolleson, Sugar Fueled, Dillon Boy, Brandon Sopinsky, SRIL, JFury, Candie Bolton, Melodreama, Tasha, Hamfx, Betso, Leecifer, Downtimer, BURN353, CrashOne, MikeDie, kHayl, Task-One, Arkiv Vilmansa, Lou Pimentel, Lana Wharry, JC Rivera, Maximilian, ChrisRWK and Jay222.  The event will begin at 4PM and will run all the way to 8PM at their Grand Central location.

8 Grand Central Terminal
New York, NY 10017

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Feb 28, 2015

Bubi Au Yeung x Momiji – Treeson Momiji


Momiji teamed up with Bubi Au Yeung to create their newest release, the Treeson Momiji. Bubi Au Yeung’s Treeson celebrates 10 years and is one of her most iconic characters and we are excited to see its return in way or another. This release features the Momiji girl sporting a Treeson costume with the signature branch sticking out as the heart.

“I used to have nothing in my chest. Then one day, a tree branch was stabbed into my heart. Don't worry, it doesn't hurt. I'm used to it now. Don't we all have something in our heart as we get older? I like my friends. I smile a lot. And I'm seldom bored. I am Treeson, the son of trees.”

The Treeson Momiji is available now HERE for $27.50 a piece and are limited to 500 pieces. 


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Kozik x BlackBook Toy - A Clockwork Carrot Dim “Haunted”


BlackBook Toy has just released the brand new A Clockwork Carrot Dim “Haunted” colorway. This “Haunted” edition was created to match the Lil’ Alex, which is long sold out, until now! They’ve made a very limited number of Lil’ Alex’s to go with this release if you weren’t able to get one in the past. They are offering a special 1000 Yen discount if you purchase both figures together. This colorway features clear a black soft vinyl with matte finish on his feet, hands and head. There are also two choices in color of chain, black or gold. Let’s not get started… You can find Dim available HERE and Lil’ Alex HERE for roughly $110 each.


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Reactor-88’s Custom Corner: Frank Montano


Welcome to the February edition of Reactor-88's Custom Corner. This month we’re highlighting Frank Montano.

What’s your name?

My name is Frank Montano aka Feast. I'm 24 years-old.

Where are you located?

I was raised in the Bay Area, now currently located in Seattle.

Day job or full-time artist?

I am a part time artist and a full time father.

How long have you been painting toys?

I've been customizing vinyl figures for about three years. The first vinyl figure I was introduced to was a Munny which I sculpted into ironman and was instantly hooked—the rest was history. Most of the customs I make are now focused on my characters I've developed, The BlizzardBeast and DiamondTrooper. "A yeti who has fought for many years to protect its species, land, and riches from the evil spirited DiamondTroopers, who carry the skull of the BlizzardBeast over their heads as protection. A war of good versus evil." haha, well that's the story so far..


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Feb 26, 2015

MAD – “Copper” Metallic Edition Modern Hero Bank (02.26)


MAD will be releasing the newest colorway from his Modern Hero Bank series tomorrow, Friday, February 26th. The “Copper” metallic edition is limited to 30 pieces and stands 18” tall! They can be found HERE for $150 a piece. Save money for toys, in your toys!


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Cotton Candy Cavey – The Final Cavey (03.02)


The final and last ever Cavey figure is a sweet one! The Cotton Candy Cavey will be released on Monday, March 2nd at 8PM GMT in the Cavey Store HERE. Each piece comes with  a Cavey sticker, carry bag AND random goodies from Cavey cubes, cotton carry bags, necklaces, badges and keyrings (this goes for all other orders as well). The Cotton Candy Cavey is limited to 30 pieces and are each handmade textured bobbly pink fleece. Goodbye Cavey! We hope to see you soon.

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