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!
Switcheroo Studio Sale!
Amanda Visell and Michelle Valigura are having a studio sale in their Switcheroo webstore! There are a bunch of original artwork, long gone sold out toys, discounted items, as well as some goodies you may have missed! This sale will only be up for another day so check it out HERE.
Dave Dick – Satori Kappa Resin Figure
Dave Dick, the very dude who sculpted Oscar Mar’s Lethal Taco is excited to announce his first resin figure, Satori Kappa. The Satori Kappa was designed and sculpted by Dave and will be cast by the folks over at Pretty in Plastic. The first run will be limited to 40 pieces and will be signed and numbered. Dave is also holding a contest where one of his followers on Instagram (@davealert) will get a Satori figure free! All you have to do is follow him on IG and on the release date he will choose one lucky follower and announce the winner there. Please stay tuned for official release information.
The Kappa is one of Japan’s yokai and are said to inhabit the country’s rivers and streams.
Legendary trouble makers, Kappa are responsible for everything from general harassment to drowning people and animals, kidnapping children, and the ravishing of women. Now, not all Kappa are mischievous, murdering, kidnappers. Throughout history there have been some who have befriended human beings, helping and even teaching them.
"Satori Kappa" directly translated from Japanese means 'Enlightened Kappa'.
Sep 16, 2014
James Groman - Rotten Rexx: The Ultimate Color Edition Pre-Order
James Groman’s Rotten Rex is finally getting its first full painted release! Lulubell Toy Bodega will be releasing the The Ultimate Color Edition Rotten Rex figure, which is ridiculously detailed and amazing! Beginning on Monday, September 15th these will be available for a 3 Week Pre-Order period and are made to order. Order yours HERE for $200 + S&H. ETA is set by the end of the year due to all of the hand painting involved. If you love dinosaurs, skeletons, big toys, and intricately painted figures, this is the one for you!
Sep 15, 2014
Mike Mignola x Bigshot Toyworks – Monkey with a Gun Pre-Order
Available for Pre-Order now is Mike Mignola’s Monkey with a Gun sculpture, which was produced by Bigshot Toyworks. This handcrafted polystone statue stands 9.5” tall with a faux-bronze paint application. These are limited to only 666 pieces and will come packaged in a deluxe gift box. You’re going to want to get your hands on these now, because they will not be released in this format ever again. Find them available for Pre-Order HERE for $150 each. This is the perfect piece for all you Mike Mignola, whether you’re a fan of his art, his comics, or just him! Pre-Order customers will also receive a free signed Mike Mignola letterpress print!
Sep 13, 2014
Mighty Jaxx – 4x Drop Weekend (9.13)
Fresh off of STGCC, Singapore’s Mighty Jaxx has released four new polystone art figures online this weekend. Let’s dive right in. First up there’s The Chunky Knight in OG (above, 8”, 100 pcs, $150) and Black (50 pcs, $100) from Alex Solis. Sonny Liew’s 100,000 Horsepower bust offers an arresting blend of Astro Boy and the Manhattan Project and is available in both black and red editions (8”, 50 pcs, $100). Fans of Japanese painter Yosuke Ueno will want to pick up the all-black edition Never Negative Again (8”, 50 pcs, $120). This stylish dead astronaut is a striking piece. Finally, Mighty Jaxx is offering the Purity Edition of Mr. Hellyeah (6”, 50 pcs, $80) from the late Mamafaka.
Skullmark x Lulubell Toys – Galaxy Commanders Pre-Order
Lululbell Toy Bodega had these awesome Galaxy Commanders figures by Skullmark on display at SDCC. Now Lulubell is super excited to announce that they have a special exclusive “Galaxy Black” Pre-Orders available in their store on Saturday, September 13th at 5PM PST. The Galaxy Commanders was originally released in Hong Kong in 1977 (seen above seated), which have been re-imagined in a Hong Kong Classic style 9.5” action figures. The “Galaxy Black” exclusive pre-orders will be cast in a black unpainted soft vinyl. This release will include: Commander Cytron, Commander Dagan and Commander Nizard and will be very limited! They will also retail $65.99 each.
kaNO x GOODWOODNYC– The “Final Draft” Art Kit
kaNo has once again teamed up with GOODWOODNYC to produce these awesome art kits. kaNO’s “Final Draft” art Kit is limited to only 20 sets and includes: 5 Staedtler Pencils, 1 Pencil Sharpener, 1 Kneaded Eraser, and 1 Laser Etched Ruler. You can find them available HERE for $80. Whether you plan on using the kit or keeping it as is an displaying is entirely up to you! Get em’ before they’re gone!
Sep 12, 2014
Patrick Wong – Limited-edition J Dilla MADL + Resin Customs (9.16)
To celebrate the legacy of the highly influential hip-hop producer, Patrick Wong has created a limited-edition J Dilla custom MADL figure with custom resin additions. Limited to 10 pieces, the 7” figure includes a mini record crate accessory featuring a Bobby Caldwell LP from which J Dilla sampled, the results of which led to a 2001 Grammy nomination.
Nine of the ten figures will be released on Tuesday (9.16) @ 9AM PDT from Patrick Wong’s web shop for $150 + (s/h). The original custom will be part of the Vinyl Thoughts 5 custom show at The Quixotic World in Dallas Texas.
Sep 11, 2014
Nakanari – Popcon Asia 2014 Exclusive Black Lucky Cat Spiki
Mai Hiro and Nakanari are proud to present the Popcon Asia exclusive Black Lucky Cat Spiki figure. This special edition has gotten a little work done to it, such as a new glossy black paint and some changes to the face to give it that Lucky Cat feel you all love. There will only be 100 pieces available at the convention. Be sure to stop by the Plastic Culture booth #47-48 to get your hands on one of these guys!
Dave Bondi – Yellow Astronocchio
Dave Bondi’s Astro Boy and Pinocchio mash up figure is now available in a bright yellow edition! This 5” resin figure is each hand cast by Dave and comes with a Star Wars blaster. These are limited to only 25 pieces and can be found on his Online Shop HERE for $65.
Sep 10, 2014
Paul Kaiju – Aqua Vision Domino Jack Raffle (09.14)
Paul Kaiju’s Domino Jack will be making its first online raffle debut this Sunday, September 14th! As all his other raffles, this will be open for 24 hours starting at 12PM PST. You will find the raffle form on his website PaulKaiju.com on the day of the raffle. Good luck to all that enter!
Sep 08, 2014
Jeff Soto x BlackBook Toy –- NekoFukurou Thunderstorm
BlackBook Toy is following up the release of the two debut editions of Jeff Soto’s NekoFukurou with the new Thunderstorm edition. In contrast with the wild blue and pink palettes of the previous editions, Thunderstorm features a ‘natural’ design with a tan, brown, and grey color scheme. In case you’re unfamiliar with this new sofubi, the clever NekoFukurou design features two-faces (cat/owl) and in a fun twist, supports stacking of multiple figures.
NekoFukurou Thunderstorm will be offered as a timed release. Orders will be accepted at BlackBook Toy’s siteBlackBook Toy’s site between 9.12 at Midnight Japan Time (8 AM PDT on 9.11) through September 30th at 11:59 PM Japan Time (7:59 AM PDT on 9.30) for 8100 yen per figure (~$76). The edition size will be determined by the number of orders received.
Jetturre Handsome Taro x Lulubell Toys - Françios le Grande
Lulubell Toys has teamed up with Jetturre Handsome Taro to produce his latest sculpture, Françios le Grande. This figure stands roughly 15.75” tall and will make its debut at this years NYCC. At this very moment, Lulubell is offering a special pre-order of the first prototype version for $130 versus the retail price of $150 HERE. The prototype version will be cast in a waxy green unpainted edition. You have until Wednesday, September 10th at 10AM PST to put in your orders!
Martin Hsu – Blacky Online Release (9.12)
After a few ‘Con appearances, Martin Hsu will be releasing his Blacky vinyl online on Friday (9.12) at Noon PDT from his web shop. The Dragon Dog will be available in both the OG black edition (300 pcs, $25) and the blue BAIT edition (88 pcs, $25). If you’re looking to adopt a pack of 3 or more pups, you’ll also receive free shipping.
Martin also recently released new Dragon Boy products including a Noir Tee for Men and Women as well as a giclee print. These items are available now.
Taylored Curiosities – Figure & Seed Sets and Figure & Bath Tea sets
Taylored Curiosities has some new goodies available in their store now! Check out the Figure & Seed sets and Figure & Bath Tea sets, which are available HERE and HERE for roughly $33. The Pockeldips come with ready-to-use bath tea bags, which are wrapped in a gift box. The Spriggledrops come with ready-to-plant cherry seeds and also come packaged in a gift box. These would make great gifts to yourself and anyone else!
Sep 07, 2014
Sket -– ‘Pass the Sketracha’ (9.14)
Nearly two years since the release of the OG Sketracha Dunny Customs, comes the follow-up ‘Pass the Sketracha’. Rather than a pristine full ‘bottle’pristine full ‘bottle’, this one features a convincing ‘used’ effect. As with his other limited-edition customs, Pass the Sketracha will be a timed-release available for 24 hours beginning on Sunday, September 14th @ 12 AM PDT for $475 each from Sket’s online store and will include chopsticks, resin sriracha dish, and bamboo place mat.
Cure Boogie-Man Classic Style GID Lottery
Whoa. Here’s a look at the Boogie-Man Classic Style GID figure from Cure. Ten of these monsters are available for purcha via lottery from Lulubell Toys. To enter the lottery, send an email with the following to email@example.com by Wednesday, September 10th @ 5 PM PDT:
- email title – Cure Boogie Man Classic Style GID Lottery
- email body – Full Name, Shipping Address, Paypal email address
The lucky ones will be notified on Friday (9.11) and have 24 hours to submit payment.
Skinner x Healeymade – Mother 2nd Edition (9.8)
Skinner and Healeymade are about to unleash the fiery 2nd Edition of their collaborative Mother figure, a follow-up to the OG black edition which dropped at NYCC 2013. This beautiful, deluxe resin piece drops on the Harvest Moon (9.8.14) @ 9:39 PM EDT from shop.healeymade.com complete with custom blister and gorgeous oversized blister printed by the wizards at Sidekick Labs. Don’t miss it!
Frank Kozik – Heathrow’s World Domination
Frank Kozik has big plans for Heathrow. Upcoming releases include a blind-box series, a large coin bank, and a 6” Swamp Hog edition. The blind-box series (~1.75”) looks to feature 11 designs (judging by the packaging art) and according to Fra nk should retail for $6-7 / blindbox. The banks may be the largest Heathrows yet at 12” – see the photo from STGCC after he jump. Both the minis and the banks are slated for November-ish drops.
Sep 05, 2014
Owen DeWitt x Happy Panda Toys – Grimsheep Tiger Edition
Good things come to those who wait. That seems to be the case with the recently released Grimsheep Tiger Edition vinyl (6”) from Owen ‘Grimsheep’ DeWitt and Happy Panda Toys. First announced back in mid-2011, the formidable line of action vinyl with swappable heads is upon us.
This first Tiger edition features one mean sheep in an orange gi and also comes with wait for it… a swappable Tiger head(!), and a 4x arsenal (two swords, and two handguns). Limited to 100 pieces, you can pick up the debut figure for just $50 (+s/h) from Happy Panda Toys. We’re looking forward to future releases including the Panda and Skeleton editions.
Doktor A x Munky King –- Summer Saunter Mr. Pumfrey and His Astounding Mechanised Perambulator
Doktor A’s Mr. Pumfrey and His Astounding Mechanised Perambulator is back. Following closely on the heels of the Spring Stroll edition which was released at SDCC, comes this new Summer Saunter edition. The fourth and apparently final edition features a red design with copper tentacles and gold+green accents. Limited to 400 pieces, the 8” steampunk marvel should be shipping next week and is available from select retailers including De Korner, Rotofugi, myplasticheart, and of course Munky King for $80.
Sep 04, 2014
Paul Kaiju x RealxHead – Jinxman Release & Aquavision Domino Jack Raffle
Alrighty folks! On Sunday, September 7th 3PM PST in the PK Store, Paul Kaiju will be releasing the Jinxman! This is a collaborative figure with RealxHead, using the RxH adult body, legs, and right arm with an original head and arm sculpted by PK. The following week PK will be doing a raffle for the new Aqua Vision Domino Jack! Stay tuned for more information that!