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Oct 18, 2017

Ron English x Blackbook Toy – Evil MC OG Stealth (10.21)


Blackbook Toy is sending out Ron English’s Evil MC in style.  The SuperSized Ronald goes out the way he came in with a twist.  OG Stealth pays tribute to the OG edition with a fun twist. This time around the body is cast in clear yellow vinyl which is visible in the torso and hands.  Evil’s MC-47 is up for the occasion as well with a mixed parts -- red+yellow design (nice!).  As they’ve done recently, BBT is also adding in a random variant with slit mouth makeup.  You can’t choose which you’ll get, but if you buy 2, you’ll get one of each.  As a fun bonus, the final edition of Evil MC comes with an Evil Burger key chain cast by Chop of Monster Farm.

Evil MC OG Stealth drops on Saturday (10.21) at 8 AM PDT from Blackbook Toy for 22,680 yen + s/h (~ $202).

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Amanda Visell – Speak & Spell E.T.


As much as we dig Amanda Visell’s resins, her wood pieces exude an extra level of charm and serve as a great canvas for her dry-brush paint work.  And her latest wood piece is a fun one taking us way back to the days when movie magic was simple yet powerful.  Speak & Spell E.T. (7 pcs, 11”, $500 + s/h) recreates our favorite alien’s communication breakthrough with his adolescent new-found friends eventual saviors.  Speak and Spell E.T. is available now directly from Switcheroo.


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Buff Monster – Zombies! Mister Melty Wants Brains! (10.20)


It’s fright season and that means… ZombiesBuff Monster will unleash a wave of undead resin/vinyl  with three brain-hungry Mister Melty releases on Friday (10.20) starting at 7 AM PDT from StayMelty.  With Halloween looming, the Zombie Mister Melty amps up the scare factor, making the jump from 3” to 5” for the first time.   The 5” Zombie will debut in two timed pink releases—unpainted ($50 + s/h)  and painted versions ($75 + s/h).  The painted edition pairs the pink scoop with a blue/green cone complete with a pink pinky poking out.     Both timed editions will be available from 7 AM PDT Friday (10.20) through 9 PM PDT Saturday (10.21) with the edition size set by the number of orders received.  These will be produced in Buff’s NYC studio and shipped the following week.

If the dual 5” drops haven’t quite satisfied your Zombie jones, Buff Monster will also release an army of one-of-a-kind  3” Zombie Mister Melties (15 pcs, $45 + s/h). This motley crew features 15 unique hand-painted pieces with a mix of various colored heads and bodies in both vinyl and resin.  These drop on Firday (10.20) at 7 AM PDT from… StayMelty! If you’ve been wanting a 3” Zombie, this is the time as  time has almost run out for the lil’ brain muncher.   Buff Monster. Zombies. Friday. 

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Ron English x Toy Art Gallery – Modzilla Tiger Hell Baby Edition Lottery (10.20 – 10.22)

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Toy Art Gallery brings back Ron English’s intricate, over-the-top  13” Modzilla vinyl with a primal new edition.  Tiger Hell Baby features a bold paint design mixing bold flourescent colors with tiger stripes on the main figure and the two smaller bunnies. Rather than damsels in distress, the lady bunnies bring a fierce look matching the big ‘un.

The Tiger Hell Baby Mozilla  will be offered for sale via lottery  for $275 (+ s/h)  starting on Friday (10.20) at 12 PM PDT through Monday (10.22) at 12 PM PDT as well.    To enter drop a line to sales@toyartgallery.com titled “Modzilla Lottery” and be sure to include your Paypal address and shipping info.  Randomly chosen winners will be notified within 24 hours of the close of the lottery.

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Oct 17, 2017

KAWS BFF Vinyl Release (10.18)


The update we've been waiting for is finally here! Both KAWS and MOMA sent out newsletters with very much needed information for the release of the new Open Edition KAWS BFF Vinyl figures. The Black Edition will be available through the KAWSONE.Com website on Wednesday, October 18th at 9AM PST.  MOMA will be releasing the Blue Edition via the MOMA New York Location and web on the same day (10.18), apparently at 7 AM PST ! Stay sharp as we haven’t seen an exact online drop time from MoMA.  This should be a fun challenge for anyone looking to grab both!


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Scott Tolleson x SeriousSillyK x Kidrobot – 5” Krampus Dunny (x2)


If you’re a bit tired of  holiday cheer and jolly jingles, Kidrobot has just the thing for you.  Celebrate the season darkly with the new 5” Krampus Dunny from Scott Tolleson. Based on the 2016 DTA Dunny show piece from Scott and SeriouslySillyK, Krampus makes the rad (and rare) jump from custom to shiny production toy.  Krampus is available in both a standard black edition (800 pieces, $75) available at your favorite retailers including rotofugi and myplasticheart and an Exclusive KR Blue edition (200 pcs, $80) available only through Kidrobot.com.

While it might go without saying, this Krampus Dunny is pretty wild from the outrageous sculpt—check the horns and the tongue—to all the extras.  The 5” Dunny comes with chains/irons as well as a bushel of sticks and a little Dunny-ish child (1) that fit inside Krampus’ bucket that’s strapped to his back.  While we normally gravitate to the exclusive, the standard black edition is quite strong especially with the really nice rust effect on the chains.

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Oct 16, 2017

Wood Candy Workshop -- Veg-A-Bow (10.24)


Cameron Tiede will usher in fall with a brand-new wood figure from his Wood Candy WorkshopVeg-A-Bow features a cheerful character with rather stylish hair.  While he’s still focusing on high-quality wood—cherry and maple here—Cameron’s added a surprise splash of color.  The painted accents convey Veg-A-Bow’s energy and spunk and are a nice compliment to Wood Candy’s focus on natural materials. If they had looked this appealing and friendly, I just might have eaten more Veg-A-Bow’s as a kid.

Limited to 20 pieces designed and handmade in Flower Mound, Texas, Veg-A-Bow drops on Tuesday, October 24th from Wood Candy Workshop complete with a mini-print to be revealed next week.

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Oct 15, 2017

Andrew Bell - Kill Kat Milk Chocolate Pre-Order at myplasticheart


With the success of Andrew Bell's Kill Kat figures at New York Comic-Con, myplasticheart opened up a special pre-order for those who missed out on these sinister chocolate covered snacks. These figures stand 6" tall with a chance of scoring a Dark Chocolate edition with GID details! You can find them available for pre-order HERE with an estimated shipping date of late October.

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Oct 13, 2017

James Groman x Toy Art Gallery -- Fossil Pods Flesh Edition (10.13)


James Groman’s Fossil Pods are back in a new Flesh Edition dropping Friday (10.13) at 12 PM PDT for $60 (+ s/h) from the TAG web shop  Cast in unpainted “flesh”-colored soft vinyl, this new edition of the set of  five insects+dinos hybrids (~2” long) gacha figures follows the previously released OG yellow edition.  While Flesh fits the Fossil Pods’ fierce nature and lineage, we’re hoping to see painted editions in the future to really put out the detail in the sculpts.  If you’re the sort that revels in the details of your toys, the official Fossil Pods lineup includes Tricerabeetle, Mosquitodactyl, Tyrannonmantis, Brontopillar, and Saurpian.

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Oct 12, 2017

Joe Ledbetter – DesignerCon Print (11.11 – 11.12)


With DesignerCon less than a month away, news of official ‘con exclusives and releases is flowing.  Today, JLed revealed his trippy DCon Serigraph print featuring a pink elephant who you might recognize from his sublime Outsiders series.   The 18x24” backlight-ready print features black flocking for that pyschadelic 60’s vibe. It’ll be available at the official DCon booth (#124).  The print announcement follows news of the DCon Exclusive GID 3” Dunny by Juan Muniz, available only at the DCon after party.

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Jermaine Rogers – Veil: East & Dero: beLIEve (10.13)


If you weren’t able to make it to SDCC this year, Jermaine Rogers has you covered with a Friday the 13th drop of both the Veil: East (Ed. of 500 pcs, $60) panda-themed vinyl with the newly sculpted arms and a very limited number of the Dero:beLIEve resin(Ed. of 25 pcs, $200) in the debut Merkabah edition cast in translucent orange resin. Both of these drop on Friday (10.13) at 12 PM PDT directly from Jermaine’s web shop.  Stay sharp, especially if you’re hunting the Dero:BeLIEve.


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KAWS BFF Black Edition Available Via kawsone & MOMA


An Instagram post coming from KAWS not too long ago shared some news a lot of us have been awaiting for ever since we spoke of it HERE! An estimated date of the release of his vinyl edition of the BFF figure (black), which was originally plush! KAWS mentions that the first release will take place exclusively through MOMA and kawsone.com later this month in October. Be sure to sign up for the kawsone and MOMA newslettesr for more info and stay tuned with us, as we will update as more news arrives.

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Kathie Olivas & Brandt Peters x Kidrobot - Dark Harbor Mini-Series AP Set Pre-Order


Kathie Olivas and Brandt Peters have just made their Dark Harbor AP sets available  for pre-order for $475 (includes domestic shipping).  The AP sets of the upcoming mini series from Kidrobot include the full set of 14 figures, an exclusive hand-painted resin DH figure (13 pieces) modeled by Brandt and painted by Kathie, a randomly selected DH-inspired sketch from Kathie or Brandt and six DH enamel pins—plenty of AP awesomeness. 

In addition to the AP sets, Stranger Factory is taking pre-orders for Dark Harbor Cases ($360 + s/h) which include a case of 24 blind-boxed figures signed by Kathie and Brandt, an exclusive Dark Harbor enamel pin, and a mini-print signed by both artists. .

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Oct 11, 2017

Flat Bonnie x Gary Ham – Mini ‘Mees Pocket Daruma (10.13)



 Flat Bonnie and Gary Ham have conjured up a cute ‘n spooky plush treat.  The Mini ‘Mees Pocket Daruma (3.75” x 3.5”) offers a fun spin on Ham’s Hermes the Bat character.  Flat Bonnie’s sweet sewing brings the collabo project to life from black, orange and blue vinyl fabric.  The pocket plush is ready to fly along wherever you go with loop and lobster clap.  Limited to 20 pieces with numbered sewn-in tag, the Mini ‘Mees Pocket Daruma with jack-o-lantern belly goes up for pre-order on Friday the 13th at 12 PM PDT for $31 (+ s/h).


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Oct 10, 2017

Scott Tolleson x Broke PIggy x Kidrobot - Shard Show at Designer-Con 2017!


Scott Tolleson's 5" Shard Dunny with Kidrobot will be in attendance at this years Designer-Con in more ways than one! The Broke Piggy will be playing host to the Shard Dunny custom show with a very talented roster of artists including:

Scott Tolleson, kaNO, 64Colors, MAp-MAp, Candie Bolton, Doktor A., Mark Nagata, J*RYU, Squink, Luke Chueh, Scribe, The Bots, Jermaine Rogers, Kristina Drake, Dolly Oblong, Seriously Silly K, Leecifer, Jeremiah Ketner and the Kidrobot Design Team.

All of this action will be taking place at the Broke Piggy booth #527. All the figures on display will be available for purchase at the show and later online through The Broke Piggy web store.

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DesignerCon Exclusive Dunny by Juan Muniz


Oooh.  DesignerCon has announced a GID Exclusive Dunny by Juan Muniz!  The cute 3” Dunny (200 pcs, $15)  will be available for purchase only at the DesignerCon After Party.  So how do you get into the After Party ? Dcon VIP pass holders ($35) will be able to RSVP for the party, so that is the best way to give yourself a shot at picking up the exclusive. In addition to the ability to RSVP for the party , VIPs will also get one-hour early admission to the convention as well as a VIP pin.  There will also be a non-RSVP stand-by line to enter the party starting an hour after the party starts…   If you don’t have your DCon tickets yet, you can buy them now online.

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Oct 06, 2017

Jim Dreams x Unbox – Halloween Chunk & ‘Long Time No See’ at TTF (11.7-11.10)


Tapiei Toy Festival opens in just a few hours on Saturday (10.7).  Quite a few releases have caught our eyes and imagination including two new drops from Jim Dreams and Unbox available from the Unbox booths [A73/74].  First up is the fun Halloween Chunk which will be sold black-bagged because it features a GID chase. Jim’s pulled out all the scares for this one with the orange+black design, skeleton pattern, and ghostly snot bubble.  It’ll be available for 2700NT or ~$89.

The lovable yet rather brazen ‘Chunk’ character is back in a slightly bolder form and pose. Available in black and white editions, Long Time No See—nice rhyme—features the  beer-loving enjoying a wee little break.

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3DRetro x Alex Pardee -- Exclusive The Astronaut Darkness Edition Signing/Release (10.21)


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Oooh… What’s this?  Why it’s the 3dRetro Exclusive ‘The Astronaut’ Darkness Edition. The very last ‘The Astronaut’ from Alex Pardee and ToyQube features a realistic silver metallic suit, and a green-blue (aquamarine?) alien.  3DRetro is sending the rather popular Astronaut away in style with a release party/signing on Saturday, October 21st from 6 to 10 PM. Alex will be in the house of course and he’ll also be releasing a special capsule collection (shirts, patches, ???). Be there.

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Saturday, October 21st (6-10 PM)

1851 Victory Blvd.
Glendale, CA 91201

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Oct 05, 2017

Paradise Toyland – Kaiju Hunting at Taipei Toy Festival (10.7 – 10.11)


Paradise Toyland  will launch its Kaiju Hunting collaborative project at Taipei Toy Festival as both a series of six mini sofubi figures from six Japanese artists and  a featured convention exhibition showcasing each of their careers from noted works to special pieces from their archives.  The Kaiju Hunting toy line includes Triboo by Dan 
BHM (Big Hairy Monster) by Studio UAMOUKumanba by Konatsu, Rasugimasu by T9G (shared two eyes color random mix). Seedlas by Shoko Nakazawa, Satoshi Yamamoto (Hunter) by Dehara  Yukinori

The series will debut with the Invisible Hunting set of all six figures in clear vinyl with painted accents. It will be available in the Kaiju Hunting exhibition area (Exhibition A) for 2400 NT (~$79.00).

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BAIT at NYCC 2017 (10.5 – 10.8)


BAIT is headed to the East Coast for NYCC with several sweet toy debuts and an NYCC exclusive pin.  Following up on the OG editions released at SDCC,  BAIT will debut their  new Camo Transformers figures in both 4.5” ($20)  and 6.5” ($45) at NYCC.  More?  How about the TMNT Leonardo and Rafael 100+400% Be@rbrick sets from MedicomBAIT’s the exclusive US retailer and is dropping them in NYC ahead of the global launch.  Finally, if pins are your sickness, then BAIT’s going to feed your addiction with their NYCC Exclusive Dragon Ball Z Super Saiyan Vegeta white on black pins (500pcs, $20) from Figpin. All of these drops will be available from BAIT’s booth [#220]. 

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Buff Monster x Clutter – Sparkleberry Mister Melty for NYCC (10.5 – 10.8)


Clutter will release Buff Monster’s new Sparkleberry Mister Melty resin (5”, 30 pcs, $125) at NYCC.  The Sparkleberry recipe combines pink resin with clear+glitter resin and fits the Melty vibe nicely.  Buff will be signing at 1 PM on Friday (10.5).  

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ToyQube – NYCC Releases


ToyQube returns to NYC with several new releases lined up for NYCC [booth #578].  TQ’s got a bit of a dark vibe going this year with a new mono style Beneath the Harvest Pumpkin King by Jim McKenzie as well as a black-on-black Astroboy (120 pieces) in Liberty pose.  And… speaking of returning home to the Big Apple, kaNO will be at the booth from 12 to 1 PM on Saturday (10.7) to sign his brand-new 20” Dragon King figures, officially licensed by the Bruce Lee estate.


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Ron English x Made By Monsters – Police Grin at NYCC via Toy Tokyo


Ron English’s Grin is a force to be reckoned with.  Next up is Police Grin, call it Trooper Grin.  Debuting at NYCC from the Toy Tokyo Booth [588/688], the first Star Wars grin looks great from the helmet to the middle-age, overweight stormy concept complete with bulging armor. Police Grin, MC SuperSize and the Cereal Killers are all kindred spirits at the lunch counter.  One hundred of the worldwide edition of 400 pieces will be available at the TT booth for $295.  Who’s got next?  Vader ?


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Oct 04, 2017

UNKLE x Super7 - Black Glitter UNKLE77 Figure at NYCC


Just with minutes left on the clock, Super7 pulls out another exclusive for their booth #126 for New York Comic-Con. This past weekend UNKLE had a pop-up shop at the Doc Martens store in London, where they released these black glitter UNKLE77 ReAction Figures. It now looks like Super7 will have some of these available at their booth. The awesome thing about this release, is that they come carded with 45" adapter. Each figure will retail $15 each.


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Andrea Kang x Nicky Davis x Martian Toys - Artist Series Dead Bear Releases at NYCC 2017

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Martian Toys is super excited to launch their Dead Bear vinyl artist series project at NYCC featuring  a gangly bear character/platform designed by Nicky Davis. So far, it looks like  two of the planned six artist editions will drop in NY. First up is Davis’ Voodoo Queen featuring a purple+green Dead Bear complete with matching ghost and lil orb dude. For her turn, Andrea Kang remakes Dead Bear with her stylish, refined black, silver + pink pallette and fun ice-cream character with her familiar three-eye design.  Both of the Dead Bear vinyls will be available from Martian Toys [booth #679].  Nicky and Andrea will be signing at the booth on Saturday (10.7) from 12 – 1 PM.


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