Apr 14, 2014

Milk Gallery Presents: Amanda Visell in MANTA (05.01)


Amanda Visell will be making her way out to Istanbul for her very own solo exhibition at the Milk Gallery, titled “MANTA”. “MANTA is all about being a girl, how you're perceived, and the giant hiding inside.” The show will be open on May 1st and will be in display until May 31st.

Afterwards, Amanda will be making her way to Berlin on Saturday, May 3rd for Pictoplasma for their 10th Anniversary character design conference. She’ll be there, along with Tim Biskup, Ben Bocquelet, Bubi Au Yeung, Buff Monster, Julian Pablo Manzelli, Diana Beltran Herrera, Sarah Illenberger, James Jarvis, Jean Jullien, Lizz Lunney, Andy Martin, Nychos, Benjamin Van Oost, Mikey Please, Darcel Disappoints, Brecht Vandenbroucke, and Kimiaki Yaegashi.

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Sket One x Mighty Jaxx + Some Luke Chueh - Upcoming Dripple Artist Series


Mighty Jaxx has just revealed the design sample they’ve got going on with none other than Sket-One. After all the teasing that’s been going on, we now know that Sket’s Dripple design will be the platform for an artist series, featuring MAD, Shane Jessup, Huck Gee, kaNO, and Andrew Bell. They are currently working on a Kickstarter campaign to help fund this project, which should be coming very soon! While we’re at it, check out what looks to be a custom of the platform figure by Luke Chueh. Perhaps one of the items for the kickstarter camapign?

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Sergey Safonov - Godot Cosmonaut


In celebration of Cosmonautics Day, Sergey Safonov has sent his very own Godot into space! The Cosmonaut Godot and his little rover friend is now available for pre-sale HERE. Each figure will retail $115 and is a must for your collection!

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Otto Björnik – World War D Part 2 Custom Dunny Series (04.16)


It is now Round 2 of Otto Bjornik’s World War D custom Dunny series, which features a reversed palette from the first release (SEEN HERE). The big release will take place this Wednesday, April 16th at 11AM EST in his online store HERE. Each custom 3” Dunny comes blind packaged with weapons except the two Medics with medical kits. They will each retail $110 +S&H. If you missed out on the first release back in September, here is your chance to score one of these magnificent customs!


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Scott Tolleson x De Korner – Wondercon Exclusive Kookie No Good


Scott Tolleson and De Korner’s  downtrodden Kookie No Good will be at Wondercon in Anaheim (4.18 – 4.20)  in a special exclusive edition.  The third edition of the new sofubi toy features the classic cookie colored vinyl with a white shit and snazzy red bow tie.  Find it at De Korner’s booth [#1153] for $39 (tax included).

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De Korner – Wondercon Exclusive Minicel (4.18 – 4.20)

De Korner will be exhibiting at Wondercon in Anaheim this weekend (4.18 – 4.20) with several new exclusives including their exclusive Minicel (5”) from Rotobox and Kuso Vinyl.  Limited to just 50 pieces, the yellow + black design complete with wings and twin blasters will be available from De Korner’s booth [#1153] for $22 (incl. tax).

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Frank Kozik –- Hateball: Freaky Fritz Release (4.16)


Hateball, aka Freaky Fritz is ready to bounce into your collection.  First shown at SDCC 2013, this severed bundle of rude energy debuts in a set of two unpainted sofubi pieces –- one 4” and one 3” in a random mix of solid mint and solid flesh colors. While you can certainly display Hateballs by themselves, they are designed to fit on to many fight figures and larger sofubi figures as well.

In fact,  since Frank is a  nice guy,  two fortunate customers chosen at random will score an righteous bonus -- one of two full-size figures (Salary Ika bodies) topped with a Hateball.     Limited to just 30 sets with signed/numbered header cards, these WWI + madball inspired vinyl figures drop on Wednesday (4.16) @ Noon PDT over at frankkozik.net for $65 (+ s/h) per set. 


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Apr 12, 2014

Dave Bondi x Kuso Vinyl – Wondercon Exclusive Olive Green Akashi


Kuso Vinyl has one more Wondercon exclusive up their sleeve! Check out their Olive Green edition Akashi by Dave Bondi. There are only 50 pieces of this colorway available for $65 each. Find them at their booth #1247 next weekend. Dave will also be signing at their booth on Saturday, April 19th from 1-2PM.


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Apr 11, 2014

Artransmitte at ToyConUK


ToyConUK is just around the corner! Artransmitte will be carrying some items including a few exclusives! There will be some Drilone action going on with the exclusive release of his Wrong Mask III custom 3” Raven Dunny. There will only be 10 of these available and will retail £50 each.

"Here is why I did the Ravens.

I did a raven mask as it reminded me of my visit to London in 1997. I went to the Tower of London and there were Ravens. They told me that they get fed raw meat, so thats what the red eyes represent. “


There is also the Dead Hippie by Patrick Wong. This 3” resin figure are limited to only 30 pieces with a 1/6 chance to score the much rare colorway. Each figure comes packaged in a nice box and will retail £20.

"Dead Hippie: Dan Graham has said that youth culture (in this case hippies) believed that one would symbolically die at age 30 or when they entered the adult world. Hippies would would do drugs and enter into trances through music to get closer to (and disrupt) this kind of symbolic death.”


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Apr 10, 2014

MAD & Scott Tolleson Signing and Release Event at Kidrobot Boulder (04.18)


MAD and Scott Tolleson will be making their way to Kidrobot Boulder on Friday, April 18th from 6-8PM for a signing release and event! There, MAD will be dropping his new
KR Exclusive Green Edition Modern Hero Bank. Scott will also be releasing KR Exclusive Deep Green Trayjus. There will also be a limited edition collaborative print as a gift with purchase! Be sure to stop by and meet a couple of awesome fellas!


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Cavey for ToyConUK


It’s no ToyConUK without some Cavey Action! All they Cavey goods you are going to want will be available at the A Little Stranger booth #27. Let’s start with the ToyConUK exclusive shall we. The C-Wok Plush Cavey is made from a charcoal grey fleece with a fleece cape. There will only be 25 of these available for £25 each.


The C-Wok Cavey will also be in vinyl form, which were hand sculpted by Uncle Absinthe. There will only be just 5 of the orange and green at their booth for £20 each.


Last up is the loveable Magic Purple Vinyl Cavey figures. These special GID editions are teeny tiny and come with a fabric tag for £9 each. There is also the uber limited flock edition, which is limited to only 4 for £15! 

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Luke Chueh x 1xRun -- ‘Boba’ (4.11)


This just makes me smile. 1xRun will release Luke Chueh’s ‘Boba’ print (200 pieces, $75)  starting on Friday (4.11) @ Noon PDT.   As with many of Luke Chueh’s pieces, the deceptively simple image and the title amp one another.  Intergalactic Bounty Hunters and mad expensive, yet delicious Asian Milk Teas in one wink, wink piece?  Yes, please.  I’ve always appreciated the synergy between Luke’s paintings and his titles. Here, the title explains everything – one powerful, enticing and  amusing word.  In case you’re curious, the original painting was shown at Corey Helford’s  recent Pop-Eyeconic group show.

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Lulubell Toys – SFS Blue Debris Japan Pre-Order (04.14)


Lulubell Toy Bodega will be holding a Pre-Order sale for the newest release by RESTORE. There will be a limited supply of the SFS Blue Debris available HERE for $50 each. The webpage will be active on Monday, April 14th at 12:01AM PST. Limit one per household.


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Apr 09, 2014

Tristan Eaton – Eddie Vedder: Sydney Opera House Poster(4.11)


Tristan Eaton created the concert poster for Eddie Vedder’s concert at the Sydney Opera House performed on 2.13.14.  If you weren’t able to pick up the poster in person at the show, you’re in luck.  Tristan will release the  signed/numbered 3-color silk-screen poster (18” x 24”) on Friday (4.11) from 12 AM to 11:59 PM PDT for $100 (+ s/h) from tristaneaton.net.

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Dragatomi Presents: Five Eyed Dragon II (04.12)


Dragatomi proudly present a 5 man exhibit featuring the artwork of Leecifer, Brent Nolasco, Drilone, Betso, and Southerndrawl, “5 Eyed Dragon II”. The opening will take place this Saturday, April 12th from 6-9PM. The very first 5 Eyed show took place 4 years ago and now it’s back with vengeance! Another reason to come out for the show is to celebrate the 5 years Dragtomi has been in business! It should be a fun gathering with most of these artists in attendance! So make plans to come check out the show this Saturday!

2317 J Street
Sacramento, CA 95816

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Frank Kozik – Hateballs, bouncing soon?


First shown publicly at SDCC 2013 in sculpt form (by Bigshot Toyworks), Frank Kozik’s WWI German Kaiser inspired Hateballs (small + large) may be released shortly.  Frank’s been posting quite a few pics in the last few weeks including today’s shot of the complete header.  Look for the first set of two to drop for $65. 


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TAG x Yakimon – Springtime Takoshi Vinyl (4.11)


Spring is in the air and with it warmer temperatures, a thawed out East Coast, and a new edition of the Takoshi sofubi from Yakimon and Toy Art Gallery.  The fourth edition of the Kamen Rider inspired figure (debuted at Creature Feature in April ‘13) features a striking muted yellow vinyl and a paint scheme applied by Shirahama with vibrant fluorescent green, purple, red black and gold sprays.  As with the other Takoshis, this edition stands 8” tall has 4 points of articulation (head, arms, waist), a removable mask as well as a cute mini tako sofubi.

Springtime Takoshi will drop on Friday (4.11) @ Noon PST for $125 directly from Toy Art Gallery.


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Apr 08, 2014

Preview: Scribe & Alisa Ross – Supernatural Selection at Rotofugi


Husband and wife duo Scribe and Alisa Ross will bring their wildly imaginative creature-filled art to Rotofugi in Chicago for the opening of their Supernatural Selection exhibit on Friday (4.11).   Going by their instagram photos, collectors can expect plenty of 2D paintings and drawings from Scribe, a full menagerie of plush creations from Alisa, and at least one 3D sculptural edition.  If you’d like more info about the show pieces, be sure to sign up for Roto’s gallery preview list.  The exhibition will open alongside Tony Rabit’s Small World which will feature limited-edition prints in the side gallery.

Scribe & Alisa Ross || Supernatural Selection
Opening: Friday, April 11th 2014 (7-9 PM)

2780 N Lincoln Avenue
Chicago, IL 60614


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Frank Kozik x Skinner – Aqua Bog(4.10)


Hail the Aqua Bog –-  defender of the seas from the polluting, self-serving ways of the sanctimonious do-gooder, Aquaman.  Frank Kozik’s hand-painted edition of Skinner’s famed Ultrus Bog sofubi feathers a strong paint concept flowing with aquamarine + goldish yelllow details.

Limited to 13 pieces complete with special header card, Aqua Bog (8”) drops on Thursday, April 10th 2014 @ Noon PDT over at frankkozik.net for $200


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Kuso Vinyl’s Inazuma Luckitty Pon Available at Wondercon


Kuso Vinyl’s got more KusoPon action for you at Wondercon! Along with their Tiger Happy Luckitty Pon Wondercon Exclusive, they will be releasing the Inazuma colorway. This release is limited to 200 pieces and can be found at their booth #1257!

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Chris Ryniak – Spring Snybora Series 3-Pack


It’s been quite some time since we’ve seen Chris Ryniak’s Snybora figure, but now it’s back! Squibbles Ink and Rotofugi bring to you the Spring Snybora 3-Pack, which features one blue, orange, and mint green Snybora figure. The pre-order is now up HERE and will be shipped out by May 18th. The set retails $100 each with a cut off date of Sunday, April 13th.


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Emilio Garcia x k.Olin tribu – Skull Brain Pink in Porcelain


Mmmm… Brains… Stepping up the style, k.Olin tribu has just released a porcelain version of Emilio Garcia’s Skull Brain sculpture  in a nice shade of pink.  Limited to 50 pieces, the new edition follows the OG white and the follow-on blue edition.  Measuring 6.2x4.7x4.7 cm, the Pink Skull Brain is available now via artandtoys.com for pre-order (May delivery) for 260 Euros (~358.64 USD).

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SEEN: Q Pop Shop Presents: Magical Girls Heroines : Sailor Moon & Sailor Senshi (04.05)

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We got a chance to check out Q Pop’sMagical Girls Heroines” during the opening night and boy was there a huge turn out before the show even opened! There was a line forming just about an hour before opening and by the end of the night, the line was easily 300+. The show featured tons of amazing artwork inspired by everyone's favorite group of female super heroes. It was a fun night filled with Sailor Moon fans, cosplayers, ice cream, and even Sailor Moon episodes running all night long. More photos from the event after the jump.


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Hyperactive Monkey Wondercon Exclusive GID Blue Spirit Pocket Monkey Kung Fu Master


Say that title 5 times fast. Coming from the super secret Hyperactive Monkey Shaolin Temple is the Wondercon exclusive Monkey Kung Fu Master. This limited to 45 piece release stands 3” tall and features a magnificent solid GID blue resin. It also comes packaged in a woodblock printed linen bag. They will be up for grabs at the Hyperactive Monkey booth #1147 all weekend for $40 each.

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TADO – 3 Little Piggles for ToyConUK


TADO has been hard at work preparing for ToyConUK and one of their releases is one you’re not going to want to miss! Introducing the Piggles! These game loving cuties will be making their debut at this years ToyConUK and will be accompanied by their Panda Otaku collab with Nick Hunter. Stay tuned for more information and hopefully more pictures! 

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