Jun 28, 2017

Brent Nolasco – Insecticide Shadow Hunter

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About a week ago we shared sculpt pics of Brent Nolasco’s newest figure – Insecticide. Now, Brent has just released Shadow Hunter, the first edition of his fly warrior that brings back memories of Kamen Rider. Shadow Hunter showcases the sculpt detail with a black+silver color scheme with green+blue fly accents.  The figure stands 6” tall, features a six-part resin design, and has clear shiny wings.  It’s available now for $120 (+ s/h) from Brent’s shop.

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Amanda Visell x Michelle Valigura – Love Birds x 2

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Amanda Visell and Michelle Valigura have just released their new Love Birds resin figure set featuring a pair made for each other--one just a bit taller than the other.  To start, the Love Birds are available in a swanky Glam edition featuring painted clear+ glitter birds as well as a more down-to-earth painted Seagull and Pigeon edition. These are gorgeous, some of our favorite recent pieces from AV x MV. Both editions are available for $70 each (+ s/h) from Switcheroo.

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Jun 27, 2017

Whatshisname x Mighty Jaxx – Black Edition Popek

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With the fast selling out of Whathisname’s Peepek figure, Mighty Jaxx is now set out to release the Black Edition of Popek! Now’s your chance to get your hands on one of the coolest releases of the year! This run is limited to 200 pieces and comes blister packed in a printed box. The figure itself stands 8” tall with poop accessory! You can find them available now HERE for $100 each.

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POOL x Popandtoys–The Greedy Chicken

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Get your chicken coops ready! POOL will soon be ready to release his Greedy Chicken resin figures into the world. This is the very first designer figure from the French artist and is excited to bring you many more. The first release of the “Colored” edition will be available for pre-order son. Each figure stands 2.75” tall and are limited to 30 pieces per color for $30 each. Be sure to follow @POOL for some release information!

A mysterious legend relate that one day, a mad scientist offered one of his experiences to an awkward farmer neighbour.

The scientist said that at the night fall, the farmer should give one seed of the personal composition to his skiniest chicken and promissed he will never have to cary about the harvest.

But...Once night falls, nothing happened as expected. The chicken turned crazy ! Gets fatter, brokes his cage and eated up all the farmer's harvest and cattle. 

Since this night, the greedy chicken wander city by city eating everithing on his way...

While the scared farmer never stop screaming "Greeeedy Chicken...Greedyy Chickeeen" each night fall.

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Skydiver McGuire Release with Martellus Bennett at Rotofugi (7.1)

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Rotofugi will host NFL Tight End Martellus Bennett for a release, signing and Q & A for his new Skydiver McGuire figure (10”) on Saturday (7.1) from 11 – 1 PM CDT.  Bennet’s first vinyl figure is of an alter ego secret agent character and captures his experience of ‘jumping in’ to the world of art and creativity.  Available in five colorways limited to 100 pieces each ($165), the figure features a stylish sculpt with fun details including a streamlined jumpsuit, slick goggles with fun bandana style strap, super swanky parachute, and teched out shoes.  At first I thought the goggles might be removable since it appeared they were positioned above the ‘eyes’ – turns out those are side burns – check the box shot.  If you can’t make the event, the figures are also available directly from the artist’s web shop.

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Martellus Bennett – Skydiver McGuire Release Event
Saturday, July 1st 2017 (11 AM -1 PM)

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2780 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL 60614

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Codec Zombie – MiniZissou

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Back in 2014, Codec Zombie created rad Steve Zissou resins for the fifth edition of Spoke Art’s Bad Dads group show celebrating the films of Wes Anderson.  Since the original (7.5”) edition is long since gone, Codec Zombie has just released MiniZissou—a new edition cast in blue resin with red-painted cap at a cubicle friendly 3.5”.   The wee sea explorer is available now for 35 Euros ($39 + s/h) directly from the artist.

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Jun 26, 2017

Scott Tolleson – Bride and Francis AP sets (6.27)

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Scott Tolleson will release his deluxe Bride and Francis Odd Ones AP sets on Tuesday (6.27) at 10 AM PDT from his web shop for $250 (+ s/h).  Rather than just hand-embellishing the 3” Francis Dunny, Scott has pulled out the stops to present the union of the ‘steins.  Limited to just ten sets, the wedding-themed AP set includes an extremely well executed all-new Bride Dunny sculpted by Seriouslysillyk—check the hair and face—a spiffed up Francis with added black bow tie and blue smooch, and a fancy shmancy wedding invite complete with wax-sealed envelope.

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Jun 22, 2017

Six TwentyEight - "Hydrangea" Edition MITT Bumper Racer (06.26)

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Six TwentyEight has done it again with another exciting colorway of their MITT Bumper Racer Japanese soft vinyl figure. The new "Hydrangea" edition features a fun, flower-inspired purple, pink and blue spray on what looks to be on a milky vinyl. Wrong Gallery in Taipei will be the first to have these on June 24th. That will then be followed up with a release through Six TwentyEight on June 26th HERE at 5 AM PDT. These will retail $42 each and is limited to one per customer.

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Jun 21, 2017

Scott Wilkowski x Woot Bear – Peppermint Skeletons (6.23)

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Scott Wilkowski and Woot Bear have teamed up once again to bring you two new Peppermint Skeleton resin releases.  Woot Bear will release both the Skeleton Devil Kings ($80) and Skeleton Bear Head in  fresh red+white Peppermint editions this Friday (6.23) at 12 PM PDT both online and at their SF store. 

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Amanda Visell x Michelle Valigura – The GID Bat

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Amanda Visell and Michelle Valigura have just released The GID Bat.  This one stands 6.5” tall and is cast in Glow In the Dark resin with minimal painted details to let the glow shine. Limited to 15 pieces, the GID Bat is available for pre-order from Switcheroo for $125 (+ s/h).  Speaking of the Caped Crusader, thank you OG Adam West for the very first run behind the cowl – Rest in Peace.

In other news, if you missed Michelle’s Ceramic Kaiju show, the remaining pieces are now online at Super 7 as are several of her new original ceramic pieces over at Switcheroo.

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Gunnzo Presents: Paul Kaiju, Rampage Toys and Bwana Spoons in "Summer Slime" (07.22)

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Paul Kaiju is yet again continuing on the tradition of an off-site event during San Diego Coimc-Con. Hosted by Gunnzo in Old Town, Bwana Spoons also returns for the special event, along with Rampage Toys for "Summer Slime". The event will take place on Saturday, July 22nd with free raffle tickets being distributed at 6PM. Raffle tickets will then be called at 730PM, which in the mean time you can enjoy some tacos and refreshments! The event will take place at the same venue as the previous years, just so there is no confusion with Gunnzo's new store location.

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2445 Juan St
San Diego, CA 92110

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Super7 - Shogun Warriors & Aliens M.U.S.C.L.E. Coming Soon!

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Super7 strikes again with an announcement of two more series for their M.U.S.C.L.E. line. These figures were last scene back at Toy Fair and we are happy to see the Shogun Warriors and Aliens M.U.S.C.L.E. figures are set to release real soon! With SDCC just around the corner, we may see these as a debut release for that weekend! The Sooner the better! Stay tuned for more information.

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Huck Gee - New Gold Life Prints

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Grow your army of Huck Gee Gold Life prints with this week’s latest release! This run features some new recruits, such as Peng Peng and Ornery Panda. You've also got the veteran Golden Claw joining the print ranks. Each numbered and signed print measures 7" x 7" and are limited to 60 pieces. You can find them in the Huck Gee store HERE for $20 a piece. Be sure to pick a few up to go with your Gold Life figures from Mighty Jaxx.

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Ron English x ToyQube - Glow-In-The-Dark Popeye Grin

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Ron English's Popeye Grin figure is now available in a stunning Glow-In-The-Dark edition! ToyQube has just put out a limited run of 180 pieces of these spinach eating bad boys on their webstore. The Popeye Grin stands 10" tall and TQ mentions that they've used a different technique to produce these and that each one is slightly different from one another. You can find it available now HERE for $175.

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Marsham Toy Hour S2 E11 & E12

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We've got another two episodes of Marsham Toy Hour to share with you! Last weeks episode was another collectors episode with special guest Katherine Park, who in combination with Theresa, put the "cute" counter meter through the roof. They discuss how Katherine got in the scene, as well as all she's done within the scene, such as being a part of Broke Piggy and collaborating with Andrew Bell on an Android figure.

 

This weeks episode of Marsham Toy Hour brings Nick Curtis of CoArt Magazine. Nick drops tons of knowledge on the toy scene. He discusses the origin of the Term "Urban Vinyl" and where the movement has lead us. He chats about CoArt and his honest reviews on toys. So much was discussed, that we hope they have a second round, since we feel they've only scratched the surface.

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Jun 20, 2017

Mai Zi Art -- ZOÉ

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The JOURrNEY continues.  Mai Zi has just announced ZOÉ, the 14th character in his ongoing series of art toys.  The curious newcomer will charm with her eclectic appearance, fantastic wardrobe, and funky dog.  While several of his recent figures have been vinyl, ZOÉ will be released as a 9.5” resin and is hand-colored with color pencils purchased on the artist’s recent trip to Spain—a drawing come to life.   The new figure will be available in two editions which feature different custom wood boxes. The standard edition (10 pieces, $396) features a laser-etched beechwood box (blue star interior) while the a one-of-a-kind edition ($750)  features a  laser-etched black walnut box (gold star interior). To order, send inquiries to info@maiziarts.com.

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Brent Nolasco – Insecticide First Look

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Brent Nolasco—one of the hardest working artists in the art toy world—has shared the first pics of his upcoming Insecticide figure. The detailed winged-bug character is a “rebirth” of Brent’s previously released figure, The Eliminator. The second coming features a wicked new fly-like head, wings, and new pincerish feet.  The newest member of the Dark Descendents line will debut with a painted edition next week cast by Taskone.

With each new figure, we learn a bit more of the back story.  Described by Brent as a hope for the future amid the coming of Doomsday, Insecticide is apparently one of the good guys.  Don’t judge him by his name!

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Jun 19, 2017

Stash x Silent Stage – Radiant Blue Can (6.19)

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Graffiti legend Stash has collaborated with Silent Stage Gallery on a Can of the Month Club series featuring resin spray cans based on the classic 80’s Krylon can  with his debossed tag and included resin NY fatcap.  Limited to 50 pieces, the first Radiant Blue edition (8”) includes a signed/numbered COA and will drop on Monday (6.19) at 11 AM PDT from the Silent Stage web shop for $199.99 (+ s/h).

Silent Stage is also releasing the Blu print from Stash to compliment the first can release.  Limited to 50 s/n pieces, the 12” x 17” giclee print will be available for $99.99 each and will drop at the same time as the spray can.

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Jun 18, 2017

Seulgie – 2nd Birthday Satyr (6.18)

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The adorable Satyr is turning two!  To celebrate, Seulgie is releasing special 2nd Birthday Satyrs featuring kaleidoscope style colorful milky hair, glittery stars and birthday candles.  These drop Sunday (6.18) at 6 PM PDT.  Be sure to check her IG for the shop link. 

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Jun 14, 2017

ToyQube – Astro Boy and Lucha Squid Pre-Order Up Now!

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ToyQube has a couple of awesome pre-orders up now to help lighten up your wallet for the weekend. First up is their Astroy Boy figure with Tezuka Productions, which is a follow up to their previous green edition. The new full colored colorway re-images Astro Boy as Lady Liberty. These are limited to only 250 pieces and will retail for $95 each HERE.

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We also have the second colorway of GERMS’ Lucha Squid Figure. Standing 7” tall, this sofubi figure features a purple lucha mask with silver glitter and can be found HERE for $115. This run is limited to only 80 pieces.

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Sket-One –“Used” Sketella 8” Custom Dunny

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Sket-One’s Sketella Custom Dunny is back again and it looks like someone dipped their fingers in it already. The new “Used” edition custom Sketella 8” Dunny pre-order will officially go live this Friday, June 16th at 12PM EST for only 24 HOURS. This release comes signed with custom 2.25oz Mini bottle of Nutella, 8” x 8” Plaid Picnic Placemat and a 5” x 5” custom spreading knife with RESIN Nutella dab. These are all made-to-order, meaning edition sized based on orders received in the 24 hour slot. You can find them HERE for $485 when the time is right!

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Jun 13, 2017

J*RYU x Kidrobot – 8” Clairvoyant Antique Silver Dunny (6.16)

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Oooh… The future looks bright with the new antique silver edition of the 8” Clairvoyant Dunny from J*RYU. The third edition of the stunning piece materializes on Friday (6.16) at 8 AM PDT only on Kidrobot.com . This colorway was selected by fans through an online FB poll  earlier this year—nice choice! As with the others, this one features a matching 3” crystal ball Dunny.  It sounds like there’s one more special edition lurking just beyond our perceptions. The mystery of the Arcane Divination continues to unfold.

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Marsham Toy Hour S2 E10 with Don "Datadub" Kratzer

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Marsham Toy Hour is back for another amazing episode covering the topic of 5 Points Festival from the Eastern Toys side of things. Gary and Theresa have a nice chat with Don "Datadub" Kratzer of Powercore and 1000Toys. They also bring up topics as, queueing in line for toys, raffles vs first come first served, and limited edition runs vs open edition. Give this episode a listen below!

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Bjornik X VTSS Bai Lan “Byoo-ti”Edition Exclusive

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Otto Bjornik and VTSS are back at it again with another amazing exclusive release. Check out the new “Byo-ti” Edition Bau Lan figure, which will go nicely with their previous Bai Chu Kyoo-ti exclusive from a couple years back. This release is limited to only 30 pieces and will retail $150 each and can be found available now HERE.

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IBreakToys - Up Up Away Kyoot Kickstarter Campaign

 

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A Designer Toy Collective Production is happy to announce their latest project to bring a very talented artist's creation to vinyl form. They are bringing IBreakToys' "Up Up Away Kyoot" to life. This Superhero who protects all things cute, features a bright red super hero costume with a homespun ‘K’ emblazoned on it. Our intrepid hero climbs atop a cardboard box to get some extra height, as he  takes off with the help of a giant bubblegum bubble.

"Up Up Away Kyoot" Stand 4" tall and 7" Tall with box. There are plenty of pledges with awesome perks for this campaign, but if you are looking for just the figure, that will cost you $55 for the original colorway or $60 for the KS Exclusive colorway. You can find the Kickstarter Campaign HERE.

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