Feb 22, 2017
Marsham Toy Hour: Episode 49 – “Super Friends”
In this weeks episode of Marsham Toy Hour, Gary Ham, George Gaspar and Carlos East talk Kidrobot’s new Batman Dunny Line and answer some of your questions! There is a lot to learn from this podcast. They speak on Comic-Conventions, pins (again), biggest wins and fails and much more. So be sure to give it a listen!
Toy Geeks: Behind The Counter – “Boys With Toys”
This weeks episode of Behind The Counter with the Toy Geeks brings a special guest. One you may have HEARD of! This voice actress has done voices for Mrs. Brofolvski from South Park, Izzy from Digimon and many more. They are happy to welcome Mona Marshall to this weeks episode, where they talk about all the projects and voices she’s done, from cartoons, movies and of course toys!
Feb 15, 2017
Marsham Toy Hour – Episode 48 with James Groman
The latest episode of Marsham Toy Hour with Gary Ham and Chris Ryniak features a special guest, who may have dabbled in at least one of your childhood toys! Episode 48 features the man, the myth, the legend, James Groman. We learn about how he got started in the industry, as well a good amount of toys he has blessed with his talent. Some of those lines Include Madballs, Carebears, Godzilla and much much more! Check out the episode HERE.
Feb 14, 2017
Toy Geeks: Behind The Counter “Toy Geek/Nerd Adjacent” Featuring kaNO
Toy Geeks brings to us another new episode, entitled “Toy Geek/Nerd Adjacent”. The Behind The Counter guys brings on special guest kaNO, where the review some Kidrobot Band Camp Labbits, NECA’s Batman Returns 1:4 Scale Penguin and WWE Mutant Wrestling figures. Quite a diverse selection of toys to review! Stop reading this and watch already!
Feb 07, 2017
Marsham Toy Hour: Episodes 46 & 47
We’d have to say this would be a great follow up episode to Marsham Toy Hour’s “Old School” Episode, where the gang invites over Jim Crawford of Strangeco to the podcast. We get to learn the beginnings of Strangeco and why they were such a big part of the early years of the Designer Vinyl Toy scene. Be sure to stay tuned after the episode to hear the list of all the toys Strangeco was involved with.
Now to stay current with Marsham Toy Hour, in this weeks episode we get Gary Ham, Carlos East and George Gaspar, who just have a good ol’ chat! They bring up some leak and sneak peeks, as well as Kidrobot’s Pin and Warhol series, fan boy moments, biggest toy flips and listener questions.
Toy Geeks: Behind The Counter – Episodes 3 & 4
The Toy Geeks are back at it again with 2 fun filled half hour shows from the last couple weeks! Episode 3 “Something Missing” featured special guest Dan Crawley, a special effects props and costume guy by night and a TMNT nerd the rest of the time. They get their hands on a bunch of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle goodies to review. So if you’re into some Shreddar fighting reptiles like we are, you will love this episode!
In Episode 4 “A Thing Inside A Thing”, The BTC Boys welcome Luke Chueh to the counter, where they learn a few things about the artist. They then dive into some toy reviews with Luke Chueh’s Headspace figure, Kidrobot x Andy Warhol’s Blind Can series, and the E.T. ReAction set.
Jan 23, 2017
Marsham Toy Hour: Episode 45 with Paul Kaiju
This weeks episode of Marsham Toy Hour welcomes Paul Kaiju! In this episode Paul shares many amazing stories on how he grew up with toys and how it influences him with his work today. We learn about his old resin, painting and model kit days and his sculpting techniques. We also get an awesome round of Leaks and Sneak Peeks. Take a listen to the episode above or on their website HERE.
Toy Geeks: Behind The Counter – S1E2 “Shelf Worthy” Featuring Scott Tolleson
Toy Geeks brings us their second episode this week, titled, “Shelf Worthy”. This new episode also brings in their first ever special guest, Scott Tolleson. George, Ben and Jack chat with Scott about his new Pipken Labbit with Kidrobot. They also get their hands on some MAD BALLS figures from Kidrobot. This episode also ended on a rad sketch by Scott in the BTC sketchbook!
Jan 03, 2017
Marsham Toy Hour – Episode 42 Featuring wtfunks
I’d just like to say thank you to Marsham Toy Hour having me back to your show! Not sure why, but I thank you anyways. I’d like to also not thank you for using that photo. Anyways, in episode 42, myself, Gary Ham, George Gaspar and Carlos East recap 2016 in the toy world, as well as predict what 2017 has in store for us. kaNO also joins the fun with his very own “kaNO’d” segment, where he really lets a certain host have it. Take a listen to the first Marsham Toy Hour podcast of the year HERE or listen via Youtube HERE.
Toy Geeks: Behind The Counter (01.17)
Ben of 3DRetro, Jack of Jackorama, and George Gaspar of Toy Break/October Toys are happy to bring to you this new years, a brand new weekly web series, which will discuss toy releases, events, news and everything in between! Be sure to tune in on Tuesday, January 17th for the very first episode of Toy Geeks: Behind the Counter! And apparently yes, there will be puppets.
Dec 06, 2016
Marsham Toy Hour – Episode 38 Featuring Andrew Bell
Your favorite knuckleheads are back with a new episode of Marsham Toy Hour! Gary Ham, George Gaspar and Aaron of Martian Toys welcome Andrew Bell for episode 38! They do a brief discussion on if Designer Con should allow VIP Badge Holders to enter the convention an hour early or not. We also get to hear the origin story of the name of Dead Zebra Inc., and ANDROIDS! Give them a listen HERE and even on Youtube HERE!
Nov 29, 2016
Marsham Toy Hour Episodes 36 & 37!
We’ve got a double feature of Marsham Toy Hour (we didn’t post last weeks episode)! Call this the pre and post episodes of Designer Toy Con! Might we mention we got mentioned in both episodes! Hey yoooo! Episode 36 “Hot Taco” brought up the discussion of the toy news platform, whether it be blogs, podcasts or video coverage. Basically a gripe fest from these old men, but in a good way! A lot of good points were brought up and is definitely worth a listen. We also get to hear a bit of the origin story of your main Marsham Toy Hour host, Gary Ham!
The post Designer Con Episode 37 brought on special guest Ben of 3DRetro. If you were unable to attend or exhibit Designer Con or would like to in the near future, you may want to tune into this episode. Give them a listen on their Podbean or NOW ON YOUTUBE!
1000Toys - 1/12 scale IZMOJUKI – Probe 20WT Kickstarter Campaign
1000Toys has been super busy lately! They had busy weekend at Designer Con not too long ago and now they’ve created a Kickstarter Campaign to help fund their new 1/12 Scale Probe 20WT from their IZMOJUKI line. This highly articulated and detailed figure will be available through numerous pledge packages. There are many colorways to choose from, which include Kickstarter exclusive colorways. This is also a great opportunity to pick up this figure at an awesome discounted early bird price! They are really close to their goal, so give them a visit and maybe even a pledge HERE.
Nov 14, 2016
Marsham Toy Hour – Episode 35 with Nathan Jurevicius
For this episode of the Marsham Toy Hour, Gary Ham goes solo while he welcomes a very special guest by the name of Nathan Jurevicius. We get to learn a lot about the man behind Scary Girl, whether it’s about his toys, graphic novels, video games, pictoplasma and all of his other achievements. Also from this episode, we feel like Gary might have a crush on Nathan, as he’s nothing but compliments on all of his achievements and looks. Not going to lie, that Australian accent has got us swooning. Take a listen to the newest episode HERE.
Nov 09, 2016
Persue x Super7 San Diego – The Origins of Bunny Kitty Book Signing (11.12)
This Saturday, November 12th, Super7 San Diego will be hosting a book signing event with local legend Persue, who is best known for his BunnyKitty character. “The Origins of Bunny Kitty – A Tale For All Ages” is a children’s book featuring Daisy the Cat aka BunnyKitty and her adventures to seek out her lost family. The event will take place from 12-2PM, where Super7 will have books available to be signed, as well as an exclusive tote BunnyKitty tote bag. Be sure to follow the event on Facebook HERE.
Nov 07, 2016
Marsham Toy Hour – Episode 34 with Doktor A
Marsham Toy Hour is back with their weekly podcast! In this episode, they bring in their first UK guest, Doktor A, where they discuss Dok’s background, what got him into toys and his current happenings. They also discuss a tad bit on the goods Doktor A. will be bringing out to Designer Con later this month. Be sure to take a listen of episode 34 HERE.
Oct 17, 2016
Marhsam Toy Hour: Episode 31 with Candie Bolton
Marsham Toy Hour welcomes you to a new episode of their weekly podcast with a new guest that goes by the name of Candie Bolton. In this episode, Gary Ham and George Gaspar ask Candie some hard hitting questions, which includes her background with toys and how she got started, Taipei Toy Festival, as well as listener questions and many more. Take a listen to their latest episode HERE.
Oct 11, 2016
Rotofugi – Special Thanks Discount
After securing two wins at this years Designer Toy Awards for Best Toy Store and Best Online Toy Store, Rotofugi wanted to thank everyone with a special discount! THANKS15 gets you %15 off your entire online and in-store order. If there was something you were thinking about getting through their site, we suggest picking it up now with the discount code, as it ends on Sunday, October 16th. Congrats Rotofugi!
Oct 04, 2016
Marsham Toy Hour: Episode 29 Featuring Scott Tolleson
This weeks newest episode of Marsham Toy Hour featured a brand new guest by the name of Scott Tolleson! He joins Gary Ham and George Gaspar in a discussion about his new Dunny Series, The Odd Ones with Kidrobot, Enamel Pins, wrong shipping addresses and a bunch of randomness! Give them a listen HERE! You can definitely tell these three guys have been friends for a while.
Sep 26, 2016
Marsham Toy Hour Episodes 27 & 28
Marsham Toy Hour brings to you a couple new episodes! Episode 28 features a special guest by the name of Dov of DKE Toys who talks about the business side of things. They chat about wholesale, distributing and how DKE became. Episode 28 gets a visit from Jeffrey Koh of Flabslab . They chat a bit about the DTA’s, Jeffrey’s collection, Flabslab and toy production! Give each episode a listen HERE and HERE.
Sep 21, 2016
Gravy Toys – Good Gravy Brick and Mortar (10.6)
Great news for all you Portlandians! Bwana Spoons and Gravy Toys will be opening up Good Gravy, a brick and mortar store featuring various sofubi toys, t-shirts, prints, pins, patches and whatever else you can stick to your jean jacket! The grand opening of Good Gravy will take place on Thursday, October 6th from 7-9PM. There will be exclusive toys and goodies from close friends to Gravy Toys, who include Barely Human, Pop Soda , Rampage Toys, Barely Human, Pop Soda, Rampage Toys, Deathcat Toys, Liverad Studio, Mixed Species, Cop A Squat Toys, Shirahama, Grody Shogun, Betty Turbo, Refreshment Toy, and Bwana Spoons.
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Sep 18, 2016
Toy Art Gallery Seventh Anniversary Sale (through 9.25)
U: Sale extended through 9.25.
few hours several days to save with Toy Art Gallery’s 7th Anniversary sale. To celebrate their 7th year of selling and producing toys, TAG is offering 20% off everything (minus preorders) on their web shop until 11:59 PM Sunday ( 9.18 9.25)—no checkout code needed. So if you’ve been eyeing a particular toy, especially sofubi—TAG’s specialty—now is the time.
Sep 12, 2016
Marsham Toy Hour – Episode 26: Toy Manufacturing Part One
If you were ever interested in making own toys we really suggest that you listen to this episode of Marsham Toy hour. Join Gary Ham, Ryan Rutherford (Bryan Brutherford), George Gaspar and Martian Toys, where they discuss the manufacturing and production side of toys. They chat about all the different plastics, costs and a lot of things to be considered when diving into the toy world. They surpassed the hour of Marsham Toy Hour and will have to continue with a part two to this discussion. If you have any questions unanswered in this episode, feel free to shoot them an email to marshamshow[at]gmail[dot]com in hopes to have it answered by the next broadcast. Have a listen to the latest episode HERE.
Linda Panda’s 365 Daily Sketches Book Kickstarter Campaign
Linda Panda has been sketching all year long and what better way for her to share her artwork with you than a book! With the success of her previous Kickstarter campaign for her “LindaPanda’s #DailySketchbook, she has decided to follow up with a part two! With your help through Kickstarter, she is looking to produce Book 2, which will feature 125 pages of doodles of farting animals, pretty ladies and plenty of other cute and random things. There are some great pledge levels included, such as PDF copies of the book, physical copies of book 1 (if you missed out the first time and book 2, pins and some sketches! Check out the campaign HERE for more information.
Sep 08, 2016
Marsham Toy Hour – Episode 25 with Lana Crooks
Marsham Toy Hour are happy to bring you another transmission! This episode brings back their very first guest, Lana Crooks! It’s been quite some time since they’ve talked about soft collectibles like plush and we are happy that they’ve brought back Lana. They also chat about all the new conventions popping up and the DTA’s. Lana also updates us on her website, GalleryRatings.com, which you may have guessed is a way to rate galleries! Join Gary Ham and George Gaspar with the latest episode of Marsham Toy Hour!