May 25, 2018

myplasticheart at Five Points Fest: Yu Shou Long by Black Seed Toys

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myplasticheart has a brand-new Yu Shou Long by Black Seed Toys for Five Points Festival.  This new edition of the two-headed dragon castle rocks purple, turquoise and gold hues and features glow-in-the-dark eyes.  It will be available from the mph booth [#336] for $300.  But wait, did someone say 10th floor…!

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May 24, 2018

Ron English x Blackbook Toy – Tony the Mousezilla for Five Points Festival

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Blackbook Toy will release Tony the Mousezilla from Ron English at Five Points Festival (6.2 – 6.3).  The newest edition of Mousezilla is inspired by Ron’s Fat Tony Cereal Killer vinyl, a critique of sugary cereal.  BBT has done a really nice job of translating the Fat Tony concept to the Mousezilla sofubi.  All the details are here, from the face, the scarf, and of course the numerous tiger stripes.   Tony the Mousezilla will be available at Blackbook Toy’s booth [#330] at 5 Points (6.2 – 6.3) for $150.

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Keeping  with their convention tradition, Blackbook Toy will also have several one-off Mini Mousezillas at their booth. This time around the minis are inspired by Pop Culture – Super Heroes, TV characters and more. 

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Andrew Bell – Kill Kat Matcha Snake Venom Debuts at Five Points Festival

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O-No Food Company has baked up their finest Kill Kat flavor so far – Matcha Snake Venom (250 pcs)!  Delicious? Maybe. Paralysing? Absolutely!  Andrew Bell’s latest flavor of his wildly popular Kill Kat vinyl figures will make its debut at Five Points Festival (6.2 – 6.3) from his booth [#336].  Andrew’s done a great job of this fun send-up of the matcha craze.  The yellow eyes, the drips of yellow venom and the added forked-tongue deco make the piece. If you can’t make it to the show, don’t fret. Matcha Snake Venom will be available at SDCC in July, Online Lottery in August, and will  also make an appearance at DCon in November.

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myplasticheart at Five Points Fest: Fortune Uamou Statue of Liberty

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myplasticheart will release their Fortune Uamou Statue of Liberty exclusive from Japanese artist Ayako Takagi at their Five Points Festival Booth [#336].   This clever NYC-themed version of her Fortune Lamou celebrates the iconic statue with matching blue/green vinyl, an added golden crowd, and in a fun touch, a gold mini boo as the torch’s flame.  Limited to 20 pieces, the Statue of Liberty edition will be available for $30 at the MPH booth [#336].

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May 23, 2018

Plaseebo x Planet-X – SUM Handpaints at Five Points Fest (6.2 – 6.3)

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The second coming of SUM hits Brooklyn at the Five Points Festival with the release of several handpainted one-off editions of Plaseebo’s vengeful giant turtle beast produced by Planet-X [booth #328]. First released in small numbers as a polyurethane resin back around 2006, the new SUM is cast in soft vinyl and appears to retain the original’s tremendous detail especially in terms of the accumulated junk and debris embedded in his body.

 

The Five Points  one-offs are hand-painted by  Bob Conge (Plaseebo), feature an integrated color-changing LED light, and are hand-signed.  Look for the first production run drop in July.  Be sure to hit the jump for SUM’s origin story.

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kaNO – Blue Ghettocard Debuts at Five Points

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LA-based artist kaNO will be making the trip home for Five Points Fest (6.2 – 6.3) with a few drops lined up.  A year after he released the first Ghettocard figure in yellow+blue (current Metrocard)  comes a second Blue+Yellow Ghettocard inspired by the OG metrocards.   These will drop at the myplasticheart booth (#336) and also from kanokid.com.  Full release info shortly.  In addition to the new Ghettocard, kaNO will also release his Artist Edition ‘The Messenger’ figures in Red via the mph booth and his site. 

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Cometdebris is Loaded with Five Points Exclusives

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Looks like Koji Harmon (Cometdebris) has been a busy man preppin’ for Five Points (6.2 –6 .3).  So far he’s officially announced four drops and he’s also previewed two others.  Let’s dive in.  For shark fans, he’s got the Sametan Red+Green Glow ($50).   If clear vinyl is your steez, there’s the Kid Ace (w/glitter) for $35 and  the teched-out Kappaborg ($50, 3 pcs) with custom paper inserts.  From clear to translucent, Koji will release a red translucent Tofu Kid ($30) – 5 per day.  He’s also teased Oni Kids (flesh with green/purple hair) as well as purple/black Kappa Shonen.  More?  Sure, he will also release several one-off Kid Ace customs.  More?  You never know :)  All of this will be available from the Cometdebris booth [#344].

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myplasticheart at 5 Points: Daioh Negora Fruit Candy from Konatsu

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myplasticheart has just announced a brand-new Konatsu treat for Five Points Festival (6.2 – 6.3).  Daioh Negora Fruit Candy reminds us of Japanese retro-style candy and features milky white sofubi with multi-color spray.   Daioh Negora will be available for $80 at the mph booth [#336]. Pounce early on this.

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May 22, 2018

Tenacious Toys at Five Points: Nerviswr3k Drone Invasion

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As part of it’s lineup for the Five Points Festival, Tenacious Toys will be offering two special drops from Nerviswr3k, each featuring the artist’s new self-produced resin Pill Drones.  First up is a fun exclusive combo set, pairing the Purple Inner Child vinyl with a brand-new matching Pill Drone resin in Purple.  These are limited to 20 sets and will be available for $85/set. 

Tenacious will also offer the Switchface Pill Drones in red.  Each drone comes with four interchangeable magnetic faces – fun!  Since these are all hand-made by the artist, there will only be five sets at the show ($75).    Both releases will be available form the Tenacious Toys booth [#234]

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Vincent Scala – Lucky Cat Debuts At Five Points Festival (6.2 – 6.3)

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Vincent Scala has not one but two brand new drops lined up for Five Points Festival in Brooklyn next weekend (6.2 – 6.3).  In addition to the previously mentioned clear Skeleton Racer, he’ll also be debuting his Lucky Cat in a painted teal edition as well as an unpainted red.  The fun new retro-style vinyl will be available at his booth [#447]

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myplasticheart x Six TwentyEight – Captain Mitt Five Points Fest Exclusive !

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myplasticheart has once again teamed up with Six TwentyEight for a heroic new Mitt.  The hand-painted Captain Mitt features a red+white+blue design with the iconic shield emblem emblazoned on the front of his bumper car.  In the past these special themed releases have been limited to just ten pieces, this time the run is twenty – still crazy limited, but at least there’s twice as many.  These will be available for $65 from the mph booth[#336] at the show (6.2 – 6.3).

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May 18, 2018

Brutherford Industries x Kean University – Otto at Five Points Festival

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Ryan Brutherford’s Industrial Design students at Kean University created Otto as practical experience of the entire process of designing a toy, producing it and bringing it to market. Under his guidance, they conceptualized, sculpted (traditional and digital) and presumably 3d-printed protos which were used to make molds of Otto.    In partnership with the Five Points Festival, his students will make their oh-so-happy pup on demand for customers with the help of Ryan and his nifty rotocast machine. Drop by the Brutherford/Kean University booth [#528] to check out Otto in person.

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May 17, 2018

Josh Divine – Astro Crash at Five Points Festival

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Whoa.  Josh Divine’s Astro Crash is making the the leap from genius enamel pin (Strangecat Toys) to full-fledged art toy.  Proof that even the mightiest have their down days, the figure seen above in a WIP shot really captures the moment of impact nicely. The dynamic pose looks amazing in 3D: Astro face-planted with legs over his head and his arms splayed flat on the ground. Astro Crash will make his debut at Five Points Festival in Brooklyn (6.2 –6.3), presumably as a prototype. Be sure to drop by the StrangeCat Toys booth [#423] to grade Astro Crash’s landing.

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May 16, 2018

Five Points Festival 2018 Exhibitor Map (6.2 – 6.3)

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Five Points Festival is just about two weeks away – are you ready?  Here’s a look at the up-to-date exhibitor map so you can prep your attack strategy. Peep the full vendor list on the 5Points site. Enjoy!

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PHASE2 x Unbox Industries – Mixed Parts Abomination Deity Guardian for Five Points Festival

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First revealed in February, Unbox Industries will debut the Abomination Deity Guardian from NYC graff legend PHASE2 at Five Points Festival via Toy Tokyo’s booth. First out of the chute is this crazy Mixed Parts edition which flaunts Phase 2’s design and sculpt work on this trippy vision.

The Mixed Parts image matches one of two versions of the figure first shown back in February.  Here’s wondering whether the version with the tentacle-style head+ hands is being made as well.

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May 15, 2018

Vincent Scala at Five Points Festival: Skeleton Racer Debut

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Vincent Scala will debut his brand-new Skeleton Racer soft vinyl figure for Five Points Festival (6.2 – 6.3) at his booth [#447].  He’s starting things off with a crystal clear edition (mmm…) and will also have some one-off painted ones as well.  Vincent is also hoping to release his new Lucky Cat soft vinyl at Five Points as well. Fingers crossed!

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myplasticheart at Five Points Festival: The Messenger kaNO Edition

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Five Points Festival is almost upon us (6.2 – 6.3) and with that the beginning of another crazy (fingers crossed) news flurry.  myplasticheart has just announced that they will be releasing The Messenger kaNO Edition vinyl from Munky King toys.  kaNO’s exclusive artist edition of the Colin Kaepernick-inspired figure follows the OG black edition.  The red messenger will be available at the mph booth [#336] for $60.  kaNO will be back in NYC for the event and will be signing at the booth on Saturday (6.2) from one to two PM.

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May 10, 2018

Five Points Festival x Superplastic Give You a Chance to Win a 4-Foot Janky!

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Recently Superplastic teased a 4-Foot version of their upcoming Huck Gee and Paul Budnitz-designed Janky platform figure and asked what they should do with it.  The winning suggestion?  Give it away!  So that’s just what they are going to do.  Superplastic has partnered with Five Points Festival to give away a 4-Foot Janky, apparently in all white. To enter hit up the online entry form.  The winner will be announced during the Superplastic panel at this year’s 5 Points Fest (6.2 – 6.3).  USA shipping will be included while the winner will be responsible for foreign freight. Good Luck!  

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May 07, 2018

CZEE13 -- Double Chocolate Happy Dappy Cappy Cookies for Five Points Festival (6.2 – 6.3)

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Double Chocolate Happy Dappy Cappy Cookies. Five times fast. I dare you. It’ll make you smile almost as much as CZEE13’s sweet treat for the upcoming Five Points Festival (6.2 – 6.3) in Brooklyn.  Limited to just ten pieces, this latest edition of his popular cookie resin figure adds white chocolate to the party for an irresistible combination.  With an amazing texture, these are almost good enough to eat.

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