Oct 01, 2014
Sarah Tan – Noodles the Panda Available Now!
Sarah Tan aka The Real Firestarter has set up a webstore for those who weren’t able to attend STGCC could pick up one of her first ever figures, Noodles the Panda. You can find her awesome new friend HERE for $60 each. While you’re in her shop, she also has some other goodies, like paper toys, prints, and stickers!
SSUR Rebel Ape Bust: Army Green
SSUR and 3D Retro have teamed up to bring you something we think many of you have been waiting for. Soon the SSUR Rebel Ape Bust will be invading your local designer toy stores! This Army Green edition stands 12” tall and will be limited to 100 pieces total. This bust that features a combination of Che Guevara and Planet of the Apes will retail 150 pieces. Hit up your local toy store to find out if they will be picking some of these awesome busts up!
Sep 30, 2014
Toysrevil x Quiccs – Exclusive Evil King Machine Mini (10.8)
Toysrevil has collaborated with Phillipino artist Quiccs on Evil King Machine, a TRE exclusive edition of his Storm King Machine Mini resin figure(6”). Proudly rocking a Toysrevil inspired red+black paint scheme, this exclusive edition (25 signed/numbered pieces) of Quiccs’ Star Wars homage figure was first released at STGCC and will now be released online on Wednesday, October 8th at 9 PM PDT from the TRE shop for $70 (+ s/h).
Nathan Hamill x 3DRetro – Lavabear Mamalia Release Event (10.4)
3DRetro will host a release party for Nathan Hamill’s new Mamalia Lavabear vinyl figure (8”, 150 pcs.) with a ‘natural’ color design at their new retail location in Glendale. Nathan will be on-hand to sign both this new follow-up edition as well as the original Classic edition (125 pcs.) which debuted this summer at SDCC. The celebration of the new figure will include ‘lava’ floats, food trucks, and more.
Lavabear Mammalia Release Event
Opening: October 4th, 2014 (7-10 PM)
1851 Victory Blvd.
Glendale, California 91201
David Kraig’s Skullnade’s for NYCC 2014
David Kraig is super excited for NYCC! You want to know why? Because he will be releasing his newest creation, the Skullnade. These resin figures measure 3” x 4” x 2.5” and will be available in black, red, hot pink, yellow, green, blue retailing $45 each and a special NYCC exclusive GID for $65. Curious about DIY versions? They will have them too for $35! Get a up close and personal look at #419.
Credenda Studios – The Gatekeeper
Credenda Studios is ready to unleash their latest release, The Gatekeeper! Have you talked to a Demon or danced with the Devil? Well if you have, then chances are you've met the Underworld's bouncer also know at The Gatekeeper. The pre-order for this super limited run of 15 pieces will take place on Wednesday, October 1st at 8PM MST HERE for $75 each. This figure itself is amazing, but check out that laser engraved backer! We would have a hard time figuring out if we would want to take it out of its package or not! You can expect deliveries to take place mid October.
OG Slick x Silent Stage Gallery –- Uzi Does it (10.1)
Slick recently unveiled his new Uzi Does It sculpture at the Beast Astray group show, curated by Joe Hahn. Produced by Silent Stage Gallery, the 16” resin figure continues Slick’s bold art work re-interpreting America’s favorite mouse.
Naoto Hattori x VTSS – Balloonz (10.2)
Back in February, we were excited to hear that surreal painter Naoto Hattori was working with VTSS on resin art toys based on his original Balloon animals paint ings. Balloonz is a set of five hand-colored animal art sculptures – bull dog (4”), elephant(4”), monkey(3”), sheep(3”) and owl(3”). All of the animals except for the owl, can be displayed in two poses.
If you’re a Hattori collector or looking for new artful pieces, these deserve your consideration. Limited to 90 sets, the figures will drop on Thursday (10.2) @ 8 AM PDT for $280 (includes global shipping) directly from VTSS.
Sep 29, 2014
David Flores x Blackbook Toy – 2nd Anniversary Ashtray
In celebration of 2 years on October 1st, Blackbook Toy will be releasing this special novelty BBT Skull ashtray/accessory tray. This piece was designed by David Flores and features a gold print on traditional Mino Pottery. These are absolutely free for all customers who spend more than $150 in the BBT online store!
Super7 x Secret Base – Alien Xenomorph Vinyl Figure
Super7 and Secret Base are back at it with the new grey pearlescent Alien soft vinyl figure. The first release was seen at SDCC and was long sold out, but here is your chance to get your hands on the newest edition. These measure 4” tall and feature a grey pearlescent vinyl with black rub and clear dome. You can find them available at Super7 and Super7 Online on Thursday, October 2nd at Noon PST for $50 each.
Tomenosuke + Circus Posterus –- October Sofubi Releases (10.10)
October is a big month for the Tomenosuke + Circus Posterus sofubi brand with several releases including the debut of the Pocket Sideshow, their new chibi line, as well as a new Stingy Jack from Brandt Peters. The Pocket Sideshow features four characters (100 of each in both color and black editions) -– Penelope by Kathie Olivas, Otto by Brandt Peters, Puddlespoort from Chris Ryniak and Snowshoe from Amanda Louise Spayd. The new Pierrot Stingy Jack (60 pieces), a homage to the classic sad clown character from European Pantomime traditions, features a pumpkin colored head, blue eyes and a retro black/white costume. With this new edition, Stingy Jack will now be reserved for special eventswith 1-2 drops per year.
As with all T+CP figures, the new toys will be released both by Circus Posterus for North American collectors and by Tomenosuke for international collectors with, available figures split between the two.
CP will release the figures in conjunction with the opening of its fourth annual Bewitching Halloween group show at Stranger Factory on Friday, October 10th 2014. Pierrot Stingy Jack will be available for $95. The Pocket Sideshow figures will be available in special sets only – painted + black edition sets featuring eight total figures ($150), full painted sets with 4 figures ($95), and individual (paired) sets featuring matching painted + black versions of one character ($40). See the official info via Circus Posterus for both the Pierrot Stingy Jack and Pocket Sideshow drops.
Tomenosuke will offer both the Pocket Sideshow and Pierrot Stingy Jack in two separate releases – at Taipei Toy Festival 2014 (10.9 – 10.12) in their booth (A46) and on Tomenosuke.com on October 10th. The prices match that of the CP releases, though it appears that Tomenosuke may not be offering the option of ‘individual’ sets.
Happy Panda Toys –- Grimsheep Panda Edition (10.1)
While the wait for the first figure in the Grimsheep series was long, Happy Panda Toys is quickly following up the debut Tiger edition with the new Panda edition. This one features the panda head as well as a sheep head of course in a white + black design. What we are less sure of is whether this one is rocking a Gi or a suit – as both were in the planned lineup. Look for it to drop on 10.1.-->
Good For You Toys x Mr. Toast –- Darth Bacon Action Figure PreOrder Ends on 9.29
Dan Goodsell has let Good For You Toys loose in the Mr. Toast universe and the result is a Darth Bacon action figure. The counterweight to the do-good Mr. Toast, the insidious (and hilarious) Darth Bacon follows GFYT’s preferred bootleg aesthetic at 3 3/4” with translucent light saber and cape on a blister card. Each blister card will be hand-signed and numbered by Dan Goodsell, plus he’ll fill in a unique blurb for the death star. Through Monday (9.29) you can get a special pre-order offer for $50 from Good for You Toys, which includes the figure plus a bonus hand-colored sketch card featuring one of several characters including Darth Bacon, Joe the Egg Fett and more.
Sep 26, 2014
Slick x Silent Stage Gallery -- ‘Uzi Does It’
Slick unveiled his new ‘Uzi Does It’ Mickey sculpture with the opening of Beast Astray, a group show inspired by Joe Hahn’s ‘Mall’ film, at Known Gallery on Thursday (9.25). Uzi Does it is the centerpiece of Slick’s fun coin-op / gashapon installation for the show. The gleaming Blackout edition stands 16.5” tall is comprised of 13 individual resin components and was produced by Silent Stage Gallery. This one looks great in person with strong details throughout, especially the bandana. The limited-edition (25 pcs) high-end piece will be released shortly –- stay sharp.
Sep 25, 2014
kaNO Kid x ToyQube – Jumbo Hi-Def?!
Something huge this way comes! Toyqube just teased this photo of kaNO’s original Hi-Def figure right next to a jumbo pair of its very own feet! kaNO mentions that Keith of ToyQube is overseeing production and also includes the hash tags #NYCC and #DCon. Big things are happening so stay tuned!
Sep 24, 2014
Frank Kozik x Blackbook Toy – A Clockwork Carrot: Dim OG
Frank Kozik and Blackbook Toy will soon fill out the ‘A Clockwork Carrot’ family with the release of Dim OG, matching the very first figure in the line – Lil’ Alex OG. Decked out in white+gray, the maniacal Dim (11.25”) wields a metal chain. The Dim OG sofubi will be released in three stages: Taipei Toy Festival pre-release (10.9-10.12, booth #25) with 13 pieces available, Designer Con (11.8 – 11.9) from Kozik’s booth, and finally online via Blackbook Toy on 11.14 @ 8 AM PDT. Dim OG will be available for 12960 yen (~$119).
VTSS x Martin Hsu – Blacky “Lucky” Edition (9.29)
VTSS is about to release their exclusive Blacky “Lucky” edition by Martin Hsu. The latest edition of Martin’s 2nd vinyl figure, a tribute to his beloved companion, features an auspicious red and gold color combo. Limited to 100 pieces, the Lucky edition drops on Monday (9.29) @ 8 AM PDT from the VTSS web shop for $35 (includes worldwide shipping).
Joe Ledbetter –- Fire-Catzilla (9.26)
Rrrrraaarrrr… Or is that ギャオォー ? Joe Ledbetter is about to unleash Fire-Catzilla, the 2nd edition of his independently produced new Firecat art toy. The new edition transforms the beast from a 2009 painting into a fierce vinyl figure complete with redesigned flame featuring a sound Japanese children use to imitate Godzilla and newly sculpted fins and tail. Similar to Godzilla, Fire-Catzillailla goes toe-to-toe with the forces of mayhem and in particular the orange terror that is Ringo Bear. Having seen all of the Firecat editions in person, Fire-Catzilla is our favorite.
Limited to 300 pieces, Fire-CatZilla will be released exclusively from JoeLedbetter.com on Friday (9.26) @ 8 PM PDT for $110 (+ s/h). Unlike many new releases which are offered as pre-releases, the wait between ordering and delivery for Fire-Catzilla will be short. The figures are in stock and ready to ship out quickly.
Paul Kaiju – Red Mockbat Raffle (09.28)
Some Mockbat goodness is happening this weekend on Paul Kaiju’s website! There will be a raffle taking place on Sunday, September 28th at 12PM PST for the new Red Mockbat with metallic sprays. This raffle will be up for 24 hours and will close the following day on Monday, September 29th at 12PM PST. Raffle winners will pay $150 + S&H and should be revealed within 4 days after the closing of the raffle VIA emails. To enter, just find the “Raffle Open” button on Paulkaiju.com
Yoskay Yamamoto x K.Olin tribu –- U + I Black (9.25)
K.Olin tribu is about to release Yoskay Yamamoto’s U + I sculpture set in a new black porcelain edition. The follow-up to the OG white edition, the new boy and girl heads (~6.7”) are made from black porcelain rather than painted. Sold as a set, U + I Black will be available for pre-order on September 25th, 2014 at 9AM PDT from Art and Toys for 750 Euros (~$959). If you are looking for a high-end addition to your Yoskay Yamamoto collection, these deserve a close look. The set is expected to ship in mid-November.
Sep 23, 2014
Joe Ledbetter – Fire-Catzilla
Joe Ledbetter just posted a teaser photo of the next upcoming Fire-Cat release, which looks to be the Fire-Catzilla! Joe will be releasing more info very soon, so stay tuned for another amazing independent release for Mr. Ledbetter! For now, that awesome teaser he shared online.
Sep 22, 2014
Super7 Release: Lemon Pie Guy & Foster (09.25)
This Thursday, September 25th, Super7 has a lovely treat for you! Releasing at Noon PST are the brand new Lemon Pie Guy and Lemon Foster, which are casted in a yellow vinyl with white and tan sprays. Both of these tasty looking treats will retail $25 each.
Sep 18, 2014
Jouwe x Toysrevil at Popcon Asia 2014
Jouwe and Toysrevil have teamed up to bring you some goods at Popcon Asia! On display at the booth will be a custom Jouwe figure by TRE, which wasn’t able to make it to the Jouwe launch party at Arty Farty Gallery back in 2010. There will even be a special exclusive TRE capsule, which will contain a T-shirt, Tote Bag, Print and Button for $22. Be sure to check them out at booth AAH.11.
Sep 17, 2014
Martin Hsu x One Sixth Bruce – Exclusive Dragon Boy Blacky
One Sixth Bruce has gotten their hands on their very own Store exclusive Dragon Boy Blacky by Martin Hsu. This 4” companion to Dragon Boy comes in a lovely yellow vinyl can be found available HERE for $27 each. Be sure to pick one of these limited releases before they are all gone!
Huck Gee – Glow in the Dark Skullhead Bust (09.18)
Huck Gee will be releasing the newest color variant of his Skullhead Busts on Wednesday, September 18th at 10AM PST. The GID resin Skullhead stands 6” tall and is limited to only 50 pieces, which are also signed and numbered. You will find them available in his webstore for $125 each. Good luck!