Jul 08, 2013
Kidrobot at SDCC Updates – Day 2 and 3
Kidrobot has ‘revealed’ the rest of their SDCC exclusive drops including two Simpsons’ exclusives for Day 2 (Friday, 7.18) – an SDCC exclusive colorway of the new 6” Zombie Bart and an SDCC exclusive colorway of the new 6” Futurama Zoidberg figure, Jon Paul Kaiser’s 8” Locodonta Dunny (400 pcs) for Saturday (signing: 12-2 PM) , and Frank Kozik x Mishka Keep Watch Labbit (300 pcs) on Sunday (signing: 12-2 PM). The horror themed labbit sounds pretty interesting with ‘sculpted brain and muscle tissue, gradient tendons, and GID never blinking eye’. All of this will go down at KR’s booth [#4549].
Rotobox x Kuso Vinyl – SDCC Darth Pon
As part of it’s Comic-Con lineup, Kuso Vinyl will release its new Darth Pon (3.4”) vinyl. The latest edition to the KusoPon Allstar Series is limited to 500 pieces (100 Ghost Chases). Featuring an OG sculpt (first for the Pon series), Darth Pon will be available for $12 each from Kuso’s booth [#5642].
Sucklord x DKE Toys -- S.U.C.K.L.E. Kickstarter Update
The S.U.C.K.L.E. Kickstarter Campaign from Sucklord and DKE Toys has been an absolute smash success thanks to legions of collectors. Not only was the campaign fully funded in less than two days, but with a full week left, all six Suck (stretch) Goals have been achieved ($35k). What that means is that all backers who have pledged $40 or more will receive a whopping 40 pvc figures – a full set of ten flesh colored figures, plus a set of 15 (10 + 5 bonus figures) GID and a set of 15 clear. The five bonus figures added due to the tremendous fan support include -- the Suck Shark, Carrator, Karate Chump, Chop Suey and … Luke Chueh’s ‘Sad… Alone…Broken’ in a new S.U.C.K.L.E. form. To Join in on the fun and score the GID and clear Kickstarter exclusive sets, head over to the S.U.C.K.L.E. Kickstater page and be sure to pledge at least $40 – hurry, the campaign ends on Tuesday July 16th @ 1 AM EDT. Hit the jump to see the other 4 bonus figures.
The Loyal Subjects – SDCC Exclusive Dead Optimus Prime
The Loyal Subjects is going big for Comic-Con with their 8” SDCC Exclusive Dead Optimus Prime. So far all that’s been shown is the teaser image (above). Limited to 300 pieces, this dark version of the Autobots leader features 7 points of articulation, includes a blaster accessory, and will be sold in closed boxes rather than TLS’s traditional window boxes (chase?). Dead Optimus Prime will be available on Friday (7.19) from 1 to 2 PM for $115 each from the TLS booth [#5645]. Designer Les Schettkoe will be on-hand to sign the toys for collectors.
Pac23 x DeepBlueRealm Bob-Omb Resin
Pac23 (featured in Dunny 2012) has collaborated with DeepBlueRealm to bring his Bob-Omb illustration to life as a limited-edition resin. The 7” figure was sculpted and tolled by DeepBlueRealm and hand-painted by Pac23. Bob-Omb will be released in runs of 6 each, starting with the initial black edition. Each figure comes in a swanky hand-crafted box and a 6” x 6” print matching the edition color. To order a black Bob-Omb ($220 each, includes shipping within the United States), drop a line to email@example.com.
In addition to the debut black edition, Pac23 is offering a one-off pink Bob-Omb as part of his ‘On the Grind’ show which opened on Saturday (7.6) at Kidrobot Miami.
DKE at SDCC: Alex Pardee’s Bunnywith Affinity for Slave Women
Hah! For their latest SDCC announcement, DKE Toys has revealed Alex Pardee’s Bunnywith Affinity for Slave Women (read: Jabba Bunnywith). The astro slug Bunnywith is 4” long and sized to scale with the original Bunnywith pvc figures. For Comic-Con, it will be available in both flesh and white (editions of 100 each) for $12/figure. Rad.
Joe Ledbetter x The Loyal Subjects – Astro Zombie Bunny at SDCC
Surprise! There will be not one, but two different Chaos Bunnies released at SDCC. The Loyal Subjects has announced the new Astro Zombie Bunny by Joe Ledbetter will be released on Saturday of Comic-Con weekend (7.20) @ 1-2 PM at their booth [#5645] and immediately afterwards online @ 2 PM PDT via theloyalsubjects.com. As with the other SDCC Chaos Bunny, Ghost Pirate Bunny, half of the edition of 300 will be available at SDCC and the other half will be reserved for online orders. The price is yet to be determined.
As you might have noticed, Astro Zombie Bunny is the first seated Chaos Bunny and as such features new sculpted elements including new legs, gnawed ears (one with an exposed bone) and slightly chewed tail. As with the Pirate Bunny, it’s great to see JLed and the The Loyal Subjects going the extra mile to make editions that are truly different and not simple colorways.
Carson Catlin x Vinyl Riot Exclusive Riot Smoke Reticulated Box (7.11)
Vinyl Riot has teamed up with Carson Catlin on its newest exclusive – the ‘Riot Smoke’ Reticulated Box. Limited to just 10 pieces, this exclusive edition of Carson’s reticulated box in smoke acrylic. Look for it to drop this Thursday (7.11) at 7 PM EDT for $50 over at VinylRiot.com.
De Korner x Scott Tolleson x Dynamite Rex – Exclusive JayBee Raaar Vinyl Pre-Order (7.10)
De Korner is about to offer a special pre-order offer on their exclusive JayBee Raaar vinyl by Scott Tolleson and Dynamite Rex. Limited to 200 pieces, this JayBee features a purple and yellow treatment of the upcoming regular Theo edition. DeKorner’s pre-order package will include a bonus Raaar print from Scott Tolleson and free shipping (within the United States) when the figure is available in October / November.
The De Korner exclusive Scott Tolleson Raaar will be available for pre-order on Wednesday (7.10) @ 11 AM PDT from De Korner’s web shop for $75. The print will be available for SDCC pickup at Scott’s booth (#5139) or mailed for those not at comic-con. Please note that the final production vinyl may differ slightly from the pictured hand-painted paint master.