Updated: Corrected the Switcheroo Info
Close out ’07 with a great opportunity to pick up some of this year’s hottest releases and maybe do some holiday shopping for others on our list. The Winter Vinyl Toy Network (VTN) show goes down this Sunday (12.2.07) from 10 AM to 5:30 PM. Free admission for all, this will be the biggest one yet with several premiere releases and a large number of vendors and artists. Participating artists include Tim Biskup, Chad Carothers, Brian Castleforte, Coop, Luke Feldman, Kerry Horvath, Frank Kozik, Joe Ledbetter, Christopher Lee, Buff Monster, Plasticgod, Ragnar, Darth Rimmer, Bwana Spoons, Cameron Tiede, Amanda Visell, and Michelle Valigura.
What about the toys? JLed’s long-awaited Ringo drops at VTN with the 3DRetro Exclusive Ringo Bear Toxic edition (100 pieces) from Wheaty Wheat Studios. Here’s the deal with Ringo — the first 100 attendees will receive a free VTN goodie bag. Fifty of these bags will include a Ringo purchase ticket which will allow the holder to purchase a Toxic Ringo at the show. So a 1 in 2 chance for the right to buy. That’s 50 Ringos at VTN, the other 50 will be sold online through 3DRetro.com at a later date. Joe will be signing from 10 AM to 1:30 PM.
Next up, 3DRetro will be offering an exclusive Christmas Buff Monster 3" figure (200, 100 at the show) in metallic pink from MINDstyle. Buff will be signing for collectors from 12:30 to 2:30 PM. His first 3" series went quickly, this special edition should go likewise.
Cardboard Spaceship will release their exclusive War Criminal Edition of Plasticgod’s Axis of Evil (250 pcs) from Super Rad Toys. Featuring George W. Bush, Tony Blair, Saddam Hussein, Kim-Jung Il and Osama Bin-Laden in prison uniforms this set brings political commentary and fun. Plasticgod will be on hand to sign for fans and collectors from 10:30 to Noon. Cardboard Spaceship will also be bringing down their exclusive IWG Cubs — Leia the Baby Blueberry Bear and Noah the Baby Albino Rhino, both from Rocketworld.
So if you’re anywhere near Pasadena, come on out for VTN on December 2nd. Also, if you’re Bear hunting… best to come EARLY.
Pasadena Convention Center
300 E. Green Street
Pasadena, CA 91101