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Jun 21, 2017

Scott Wilkowski x Woot Bear – Peppermint Skeletons (6.23)

Scott Wilkowski and Woot Bear have teamed up once again to bring you two new Peppermint Skeleton resin releases.  Woot Bear will release both the Skeleton Devil Kings ($80) and Skeleton Bear Head in  fresh red+white Peppermint editions this Friday (6.23) at 12 PM PDT both online and at their SF store. 

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Amanda Visell x Michelle Valigura – The GID Bat

Amanda Visell and Michelle Valigura have just released The GID Bat.  This one stands 6.5” tall and is cast in Glow In the Dark resin with minimal painted details to let the glow shine. Limited to 15 pieces, the GID Bat is available for pre-order from Switcheroo for $125 (+ s/h).  Speaking of the Caped Crusader, thank you OG Adam West for the very first run behind the cowl – Rest in Peace.

In other news, if you missed Michelle’s Ceramic Kaiju show, the remaining pieces are now online at Super 7 as are several of her new original ceramic pieces over at Switcheroo.

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Gunnzo Presents: Paul Kaiju, Rampage Toys and Bwana Spoons in "Summer Slime" (07.22)


Paul Kaiju is yet again continuing on the tradition of an off-site event during San Diego Coimc-Con. Hosted by Gunnzo in Old Town, Bwana Spoons also returns for the special event, along with Rampage Toys for "Summer Slime". The event will take place on Saturday, July 22nd with free raffle tickets being distributed at 6PM. Raffle tickets will then be called at 730PM, which in the mean time you can enjoy some tacos and refreshments! The event will take place at the same venue as the previous years, just so there is no confusion with Gunnzo's new store location.

2445 Juan St
San Diego, CA 92110

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Super7 - Shogun Warriors & Aliens M.U.S.C.L.E. Coming Soon!


Super7 strikes again with an announcement of two more series for their M.U.S.C.L.E. line. These figures were last scene back at Toy Fair and we are happy to see the Shogun Warriors and Aliens M.U.S.C.L.E. figures are set to release real soon! With SDCC just around the corner, we may see these as a debut release for that weekend! The Sooner the better! Stay tuned for more information.

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Huck Gee - New Gold Life Prints


Grow your army of Huck Gee Gold Life prints with this week’s latest release! This run features some new recruits, such as Peng Peng and Ornery Panda. You've also got the veteran Golden Claw joining the print ranks. Each numbered and signed print measures 7" x 7" and are limited to 60 pieces. You can find them in the Huck Gee store HERE for $20 a piece. Be sure to pick a few up to go with your Gold Life figures from Mighty Jaxx.

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Ron English x ToyQube - Glow-In-The-Dark Popeye Grin


Ron English's Popeye Grin figure is now available in a stunning Glow-In-The-Dark edition! ToyQube has just put out a limited run of 180 pieces of these spinach eating bad boys on their webstore. The Popeye Grin stands 10" tall and TQ mentions that they've used a different technique to produce these and that each one is slightly different from one another. You can find it available now HERE for $175.

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Marsham Toy Hour S2 E11 & E12

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We've got another two episodes of Marsham Toy Hour to share with you! Last weeks episode was another collectors episode with special guest Katherine Park, who in combination with Theresa, put the "cute" counter meter through the roof. They discuss how Katherine got in the scene, as well as all she's done within the scene, such as being a part of Broke Piggy and collaborating with Andrew Bell on an Android figure.


This weeks episode of Marsham Toy Hour brings Nick Curtis of CoArt Magazine. Nick drops tons of knowledge on the toy scene. He discusses the origin of the Term "Urban Vinyl" and where the movement has lead us. He chats about CoArt and his honest reviews on toys. So much was discussed, that we hope they have a second round, since we feel they've only scratched the surface.

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Jun 20, 2017

Mai Zi Art -- ZOÉ


The JOURrNEY continues.  Mai Zi has just announced ZOÉ, the 14th character in his ongoing series of art toys.  The curious newcomer will charm with her eclectic appearance, fantastic wardrobe, and funky dog.  While several of his recent figures have been vinyl, ZOÉ will be released as a 9.5” resin and is hand-colored with color pencils purchased on the artist’s recent trip to Spain—a drawing come to life.   The new figure will be available in two editions which feature different custom wood boxes. The standard edition (10 pieces, $396) features a laser-etched beechwood box (blue star interior) while the a one-of-a-kind edition ($750)  features a  laser-etched black walnut box (gold star interior). To order, send inquiries to info@maiziarts.com.

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Brent Nolasco – Insecticide First Look


Brent Nolasco—one of the hardest working artists in the art toy world—has shared the first pics of his upcoming Insecticide figure. The detailed winged-bug character is a “rebirth” of Brent’s previously released figure, The Eliminator. The second coming features a wicked new fly-like head, wings, and new pincerish feet.  The newest member of the Dark Descendents line will debut with a painted edition next week cast by Taskone.

With each new figure, we learn a bit more of the back story.  Described by Brent as a hope for the future amid the coming of Doomsday, Insecticide is apparently one of the good guys.  Don’t judge him by his name!

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Jun 19, 2017

Stash x Silent Stage – Radiant Blue Can (6.19)


Graffiti legend Stash has collaborated with Silent Stage Gallery on a Can of the Month Club series featuring resin spray cans based on the classic 80’s Krylon can  with his debossed tag and included resin NY fatcap.  Limited to 50 pieces, the first Radiant Blue edition (8”) includes a signed/numbered COA and will drop on Monday (6.19) at 11 AM PDT from the Silent Stage web shop for $199.99 (+ s/h).

Silent Stage is also releasing the Blu print from Stash to compliment the first can release.  Limited to 50 s/n pieces, the 12” x 17” giclee print will be available for $99.99 each and will drop at the same time as the spray can.

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Jun 18, 2017

Seulgie – 2nd Birthday Satyr (6.18)


The adorable Satyr is turning two!  To celebrate, Seulgie is releasing special 2nd Birthday Satyrs featuring kaleidoscope style colorful milky hair, glittery stars and birthday candles.  These drop Sunday (6.18) at 6 PM PDT.  Be sure to check her IG for the shop link. 

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Jun 14, 2017

ToyQube – Astro Boy and Lucha Squid Pre-Order Up Now!

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ToyQube has a couple of awesome pre-orders up now to help lighten up your wallet for the weekend. First up is their Astroy Boy figure with Tezuka Productions, which is a follow up to their previous green edition. The new full colored colorway re-images Astro Boy as Lady Liberty. These are limited to only 250 pieces and will retail for $95 each HERE.

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We also have the second colorway of GERMS’ Lucha Squid Figure. Standing 7” tall, this sofubi figure features a purple lucha mask with silver glitter and can be found HERE for $115. This run is limited to only 80 pieces.

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Sket-One –“Used” Sketella 8” Custom Dunny


Sket-One’s Sketella Custom Dunny is back again and it looks like someone dipped their fingers in it already. The new “Used” edition custom Sketella 8” Dunny pre-order will officially go live this Friday, June 16th at 12PM EST for only 24 HOURS. This release comes signed with custom 2.25oz Mini bottle of Nutella, 8” x 8” Plaid Picnic Placemat and a 5” x 5” custom spreading knife with RESIN Nutella dab. These are all made-to-order, meaning edition sized based on orders received in the 24 hour slot. You can find them HERE for $485 when the time is right!

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Jun 13, 2017

J*RYU x Kidrobot – 8” Clairvoyant Antique Silver Dunny (6.16)


Oooh… The future looks bright with the new antique silver edition of the 8” Clairvoyant Dunny from J*RYU. The third edition of the stunning piece materializes on Friday (6.16) at 8 AM PDT only on Kidrobot.com . This colorway was selected by fans through an online FB poll  earlier this year—nice choice! As with the others, this one features a matching 3” crystal ball Dunny.  It sounds like there’s one more special edition lurking just beyond our perceptions. The mystery of the Arcane Divination continues to unfold.

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Marsham Toy Hour S2 E10 with Don "Datadub" Kratzer


Marsham Toy Hour is back for another amazing episode covering the topic of 5 Points Festival from the Eastern Toys side of things. Gary and Theresa have a nice chat with Don "Datadub" Kratzer of Powercore and 1000Toys. They also bring up topics as, queueing in line for toys, raffles vs first come first served, and limited edition runs vs open edition. Give this episode a listen below!

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Bjornik X VTSS Bai Lan “Byoo-ti”Edition Exclusive


Otto Bjornik and VTSS are back at it again with another amazing exclusive release. Check out the new “Byo-ti” Edition Bau Lan figure, which will go nicely with their previous Bai Chu Kyoo-ti exclusive from a couple years back. This release is limited to only 30 pieces and will retail $150 each and can be found available now HERE.

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IBreakToys - Up Up Away Kyoot Kickstarter Campaign



A Designer Toy Collective Production is happy to announce their latest project to bring a very talented artist's creation to vinyl form. They are bringing IBreakToys' "Up Up Away Kyoot" to life. This Superhero who protects all things cute, features a bright red super hero costume with a homespun ‘K’ emblazoned on it. Our intrepid hero climbs atop a cardboard box to get some extra height, as he  takes off with the help of a giant bubblegum bubble.

"Up Up Away Kyoot" Stand 4" tall and 7" Tall with box. There are plenty of pledges with awesome perks for this campaign, but if you are looking for just the figure, that will cost you $55 for the original colorway or $60 for the KS Exclusive colorway. You can find the Kickstarter Campaign HERE.

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The Bioluminescent Swanicorn by Daniel Fleres (6.16)


It's been quite a long while since we seen Daniel Fleres'  Swanicorn and we are ecstatic to see the return with an amazing new release! The Bioluminescent Swanicorn will be available from his web store this Friday, June 16th in only a limited run of 10 pieces. We have yet to find out any other details, such as price or time, but you're going to want to follow Daniel via Instagram at @Danielfleres for more details!

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Jun 10, 2017

Tokyo Jesus, Eimi Takano & Octoplum – Yokai at Clutter Gallery (6.11)


Clutter Gallery will present the opening of the three-artist Yokai (“spirits”) show on Saturday evening  (6.11) featuring the work of artists Tokyo Jesus, Eimi Takano  and Octoplum.  With a Sphinx-like pose, Octoplum’s Ao Andon is a grinning female demon with flowing hair and pensive, well-sculpted hands.  The show features several one-off versions of the sculpt in various sizes and color treatments.  Artist duo Tokyo Jesus and Eimi Takano continue to impress with their strikingly different visions, he with dark, sometimes morbid imagery while she embraces kawaii with her adorable food characters.  Their new collections offer a mix of their popular resin characters as well as new creations.

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Opening: Saturday, June 11th 2017 (6 PM)

Clutter Gallery
163 Main Street
Beacon, NY 12508

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Jun 09, 2017

Luke Chueh x Munky King – The Prisoner Xanax Edition (6.23)

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Munky King has announced that Luke Chueh’s The Prisoner Xanax edition resin will be released on Friday June 23rd.  Blue Xanax pills are part of the daily routine for many suffering from anxiety and stress disorders including PTSD. In fact, a portion of the proceeds from the release will be donated to PTSD United—a non-profit assiting those suffering from the debilitating condition—in honor of PTSD Awareness Month.

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Amanda Visell x Coarse – ZigZag + Omen Hypnosis (6.13)

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ZigZag! Amanda Visell’s new vinyl set collab with Coarse  conjures the magic of the  Last Days of Autumn set at a smaller, desk-friendly format. Unfolding the story of a wayward stump (4”) and a naughty child,  ZigZag includes a removable-axe, wood slice, and base for the child. The impressive art toys will be available in the icy-themed Shiver (girl) and the wicked Katsura editions (boy) in editions of 300 pieces for $84 each or $160 for the set of two.  ZigZag  will be available for pre-order from Coarse on Tuesday (6.13) at 8:59 AM PDT from the Coarse Store.

But wait… there’s one more thing… Coarse will also release Amanda’s Omen Hypnosis hand-painted figures.  Limited to an edition of 10, this mystical Omen will be available for $380 at the same time as the ZigZag drop.  All pricing includes global shipping. Be sure to hit the jump for more pics.

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Jun 08, 2017

Juan Muniz x 3DRetro – SDCC GID Smile

It’s beginning to be that time again. SDCC is about a month and a half away and news of release plans is starting to flow, including the word that Juan Muniz and 3DRetro will release a GID Smile vinyl at Comic-Con.  Limited to 150 pieces, the SDCC exclusive  glow bunny will be available from Juan’s booth [#5139].


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Jun 07, 2017

Tara McPherson x Kidrobot Tease New Wonder Woman Figure


Tara McPherson just jumpstarted fan girl and boy’s hearts this morning with the a silhouette tease of her upcoming Wonder Woman project with Kidrobot!  We’re expecting something pretty amazing as Tara always delivers graceful yet strong female portrayals.   We can’t wait to see more of Tara’s rendition of the Amazonian warrior.

While there’s not too much more to say other than the obvious, YES!, it does appear that this one will be statue like with a base but that’s par for the course with the dynamic, one foot pose.  Finally, yes, its vinyl.

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Super7 San Francisco Presents: Michelle Valigura in a Ceramic Kaiju Show (06.10)


Michelle Valigura will be making her way up the California Coast for her very own solo show at at Super7 in San Francisco. The Ceramic Kaiju show will feature some amazing ceramic pieces that are inspired by some classic giant Japanese monsters. Be sure to make your way to the Mission district for an evening of fun on Saturday, June 10th at 7PM. Michelle of course will be in attendance!

3253 16th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

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Amanda Visell – New Switcheroo Items!


Amanda Visell has added a few more cabinets to her arcade! Each piece is limited to only 5 pieces and features some classic cult movie favorites. Each piece is made of resin and are all hand-painted. The Cabinet measures 6.5 x 2.75 x 3.75 and come with a gamer ready to set the high score. You can find “Marion’s Ark”, “Andy, You Goonie” and “Sarah’s Labyrinth” through their myswitcheroo shop. Each resin piece will retail $250.


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