Nov 07, 2017
Hyperactive Monkey at Designer Con 2017!
It's not Designer Con without some Hyperactive Monkey Action! There he will be debut releasing his newest resin figure, Shao Lu The Strong. There will be two colorways available, an OG, which are each hand painted for $60 and a fun and colorful Shaolin Swirl for $40. This sculpt was also done by the ever so talented Macsorro. These as well as Jerome's super cool iron-on patches will be available at his booth #421.
DKE Designer Con Release Round 2!
DKE is the place to be when it comes to awesome art action figures! This round of figures features goodies from Fresh Monkey Fiction who is happy to present the Amazing Heroes Ron: Reaper of Nightmares by Alex Pardee. This release is a run of 100 pieces and come sign and numbered for $45. The DKE Toys booth #812 will also house two releases by RYCA, which is the Cross Section Brat (ED 50) for $55 and the JJ "Jabber" Hut (ED 30) for $90. Last but not least from this round of releases is Mr. EvilMind (ED 10) by Joshua's Toybox, who is only 13 years old mind you and coming out with some sweet stuff! This is his first figure ever and will be released exclusively through DKE for $25 each.
Scott Tolleson's Kryptonite Shard Dunnys & Dadbod Deadbeat at Designer Con
Scott Tolleson will release two Shard Dunny exclusives for his booth #525. The Kryptonite Shard—available in both 3” and 5” versions—features a translucent green resin that replicates Superman's weakness very well. There will only be 50 of the 3” bad boys up for grabs, which will retail $60 each. No word on the 5” pricing yet.
Scott will also be dropping his Dadbod Deadbeat Japanese vinyl figure in a red pearl vinyl. This run will be limited to only 30 pieces and will cost you $55. All of these goodies and many more can be found at his booth #525!
Marsham Toy Hour - S2 E28
This is a fun mash-up episode of Marsham Toy Hour. This one combines both Designer Con chatter, as well as a special guest Scott Katler for the collector edition side of the episode. They have a good chat on the process of muling and why there should be rules when offering the service. They also ask Scott the "How did you get into collecting?" story, which we always love to hear. Give the episode a listen below and start getting excited for Designer Con!
Six Twenty Eight MITT Ragnorak "Thorr" & "Hullk" at DesignerCon
Six Twenty Eight will two releases that will get you scrambling to a couple booths at this years Designer Con. In celebration of a certain movie that features a famous Norse God, they are happy to release the Ragnorak "Thorr" and "Hullk" inspired MITT Figures. The "Thorr" release can be found only at the myplasticheart booth #621. The "Hullk" edition will only be available at the Toy Art Gallery booth #1223. Both are runs of only 10 pieces and will retail $65. Get your running shoes ready!
kaNO on Adventures in Design Round 2!
kaNO once again joins Mark Brickey of Adventures in Design for another rousing episode! We play a little catch up from when they last spoke, as well as what the kid is up to today. They talk kicks, they talk toys, they talk design and they talk sneakers! Theres a little bit of something for everyone on this episode! Be sure to give it a listen HERE.
Cometdebris at Designer Con 2017!
It seems that Cometdebris has been all around the world attending a lot of big conventions this year, but you know Designer Con is definitely on that list! He will be showcasing and releasing some of his amazing Japanese vinyl figures in limited edition runs and one-offs! He's announced a few so far, but we don't think he's done just yet. He will have some vinyl releases including his Tofu Kid, Ace Robo, Kappa Kid and Oni Kid. Not only that, he will also be bringing some special edition one-offs of those same characters, which makes us think he will have plenty for everyone! You can also accessorize by picking up one of his new t-shirts or button packs. All of which will be available at his booth #909!
Emilio Subira - The "Trepas" Gang
Emilio Subira has taken a classic game we all grew up with and turned it into his own interpretation of our society today, where people climbing over people to get their 'Banana'. These "Trepas" are available individually ($20) or a set of 3 ($58) in a random greyscale colorway. Each pieces measures roughly 4" and are made of resin. Get one or get a few and have yourself a game of "Trepas" in a barrel! You can find them available now HERE.
Chris Ryniak's Kangorumple and Frumplebun at Designer Con!
Chris Ryniak will be bringing more creatures to Dcon that will make your heart melt. These big eyed critters are each made of resin and are hand-painted in very limited quantities. One of each figure is limited per customer and are expected to be gone fairly quickly, especially when competing with VIP badge holders. Make your way to booth #1112 first thing!
WOES x Silent Stage - 3" and 8" Nightmare Edition Panda King III @ Designer Con
WOES is out to release a new edition of his Panda King III at this years Designer Con with Silent Stage. The "Nightmare" edition will be available in both 4" and 8" Panda King III figures! They've got a size for everybody! The 4" Figures will be limited to a total of 100 pieces for $80. The 8" figures are limited to only 30 pieces and will retail $300 each. The "Nightmare" edition features an all black base with some bloody splattered claws. You will find them available at the Silent Stage booth #820! If you're lucky there may be left overs available online, but we don't see that happening so snatch them up before they are gone.
Brandt Peters x GUMS Productions – Pup Proto at DesignerCon
Brandt Peters is working on a fun new canine vinyl project with GUMS Productions. The pup (12” !) will be on display at DCon in the Circus Posterus booth [#519]. Drop by the booth to check it out in person, chat with Brandt about it, and of course check out all the new releases (more on that soon).
Colus for DesignerCon: Hareball, Deer Crossing & Tabula Rah
After a strong showing last year, Colus returns to DesignerCon with several new stark, striking and smooth animal creations in resin. Let’s start with the newest and work backwards. First up is the brand-new Hareball. This intriguing 3x3” cube features two rabbits ‘entangled in love and hate’ and will be available in 3 colorways (price tbd). Next up we have two new colorways of Tabulah Rah (8”). The impeccable rooster will be available in a Black and Gold edition (6 pcs, $300) as well as White+Red (4 pcs, $300). Finally (unless he sneaks in another drop), Colus will release two new Deer Crossing figures (8”, $120) in Black and B+W. All of this resin goodness will be available from Colus’ booth [#128].