Oct 17, 2014
Martin Ontiveros x TAG – The Magi Maleficarum Release @ Halloween Show
Martin Ontiveros’ Magi Maleficarum (SEEN HERE) will be making its very fitting debut release during Toy Art Gallery’s Halloween Show this Saturday, October 18th. The “All Hallow Eve” Wizard set are each hand-painted by Martin should be a hit at the show! Martin has also mentioned that there will be another release available for Designer Con!
Toy Art Gallery
7571 Melrose Ave.
Hollywood CA 90046
Sep 30, 2014
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
Sep 19, 2014
Buff Monster –- Melty Misfits 2 Launch at P!Q NYC (9.20)
After a sweetly successful Kickstarter campaign, Buff Monster will release his Melty Misfits 2 sticker trading cards in grand fashion at the PiQ store at the Grand Central Terminal in NYC on Saturday (9.20) from3 to 6 PM EDT. The follow-up to the first series once again pays homage to the the classic Garbage Pail Kids with 41 original characters painted by Buff Monster in acrylic and airbrush. Each wax pack ($5) features kiss cut cards and potentially randomly inserted signature cards, sketch cards, foil cards, trippy lenticular cards, variants, errors and yes, a golden ticket for an OG Melty Misfits painting. If you’re near NYC, go on out to the store on Saturday, pick up a few packs (or maybe even a display case) and get Buff to sign them for you. The cards will be available exclusively from PiQ at the store and online for two weeks. After that you’ll be able to pick them up from Buff’s web shop.
Buff Monster || Melty Misfits 2 Release/Signing
Saturday, September 20th, 2014 (3-6 PM)
P!Q Grand Central Terminal
8 Grand Central Terminal
New York, NY 10017
Sep 17, 2014
Kidrobot SF Presents: Artist Signing and Blacky the Dragon Dog release with Martin Hsu (09.20)
Come on over to Kidrobot SF this Saturday, September 20th from 6-8PM for a special event with Martin Hsu! They will be releasing his brand new Blacky the Dragon Dog figure in the OG colorway and blue color variants! Martin will be there of course signing and sketching for fans, as well as giving away a FREE exclusive Blacky print with purchase.
1512 Haight St.
San Francisco, CA 94117
Aug 05, 2014
Mark Bode –- Da’ Lizard Brown Ed. Release at Toy Tokyo (8.7) + SDCC Recap
Mark Bode will be at Toy Tokyo on Thursday (8.7) for the release/signing of his Da’ Lizard Brown NYC Edition produced by MINDstyle. This event is a follow-up to the earlier San Diego Comic-Con launch of the Green and Black toy editions of the lizard character created and popularized by his father, Vaughn Bode. Hit the jump for photos of Mark’s SDCC signing.
Mark Bode || Da’ Lizard Release/Signing
Thursday, August 7th 2014 (4 to 6 PM)
91 Second Avenue (btwn. 5th & 6th St.)
New York, NY 10003
Jul 08, 2014
Ron English x Toy Art Gallery – Status Factory: Book Signing & Toy Release (07.13)
Updated: New product info + additional images
Ron English will be at TAG this Sunday, July 13th for the signing of his latest art book “Status Factory” and the release of two new soft vinyl collaborations with TAG, the Modzilla (13” tall – 20 individual pieces) and the Urban Big Foot (6.5” tall). Expect hand-painted one-off’s, secret editions, and possibly factory paints as well. The elusive 3’ Lil’ Bigfoot life-size fiberglass pieces may also make an appearance. In addition to the TAG produced sofubi, Ron will debut his new Dinogrenade vinyl at the event.
TAG will also have the Little Big Foot necklace, which is the first piece of a number of future jewelry pieces and twelve unique Tempter Tot prints. Finally, the first 30 collectors will receive a show-exclusive hang-tag print, which Ron will sign. The signing will take place from 2-4 PM with the release event will continue until 6 PM, so be sure to stop by and say “Hello”!
Jun 25, 2014
Kidrobot’s Art of War Dunny Signings & Release Events (06.27)
Kidrobot will be holding a couple release events of their newest Dunny Series, “Art of War”. At Kidrobot Boulder you will find kaNO signing and sketching for he fans from 6-9PM on Friday, June 27th. There will also be an exclusive print by kaNO for those who spend $50+ in the store.
1468 Pearl Street
Boulder, CO 80302
1512 Haight Street
San Francisco, CA 94117
May 30, 2014
Super7 The 13th Anniversary Lucky Bags (06.13)
On Friday, June 13th at NOON PST, Super7 will be releasing their Super7 The 13th Anniversary Lucky Bags! They will be available in Large (6 figures) for $250 and Small (3 figures) for $125 and will each feature a variety if limited edition toys. You can expect to find some large, medium, small, test samples, unseen and unknown, and one-off figures! No two bags are alike.
May 14, 2014
Plastic Culture Presents: Jouwe Welcome Party with Marine Ramdhani (05.17)
Marine Ramdhani’s Jouwe is finally coming home to Indonesia after 2 years of being on tour to the US, Germany, and Amsterdam. They will be celebrating with a special release event with Plastic Culture at Ore Premium Store in Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia on Saturday, May 17th. The even will feature a “talk show” and signing session with Marine. There will be 5 different colorways to choose from, yellow, blue, GID, blank, and gray. They hope to see you there!
Apr 16, 2014
Scott Tolleson’s Kidrobot Boulder Exclusive Green Trayjus (04.18)
Scott Tolleson has just revealed his Kidrobot Boulder exclusive Green Trayjus for this weekends meet and greet with MAD. Isn’t it lovely! This piece, along with MAD’s 18” Modenr Hero coin bank will be available on Friday, April 18th. Don’t forget about the collaborative print between these two masterminds as a gift with each purchase! Check out our post on the event HERE.
Apr 02, 2014
Darbotz x MyTummyToys – Black Edition Monster Ball Release Event Recap
Donny Pandega was nice enough to snap some pics of the Darbotz x MyTummyToys Monster Ball Release at the Loubelle Shop not too long ago. The Black Edition Monster Ball figure is now sold out and are now in the hands of some very happy fans. Of course Darbotz was in the house signing and meeting his fans. The event was full of grub, toy lovers, and music provided by Dj Uya. Take a look at the rest of the photos after the jump.
Feb 08, 2014
Angry Woebots Pop-Up in Hawaii (2.11)
In addition to painting murals for Jasper Wong’s annual Pow Wow event which brings top-flight artists to Hawaii , Angry Woebots will drop by Mono Hawaii on Tuesday (2.11) for a special pop-up / meet & greet event presented by Silent Stage and the Lightsleepers. The event will feature not one but two releases – a Hawaii exclusive of the new Uncrowned Panda King resin (10 pcs) and a Bronze ‘Hear No Evil’ edition.
Angry Woebots Pop-Up
Tuesday, February 11th 2014 (6-9 PM)
2013 S. King Street
Jan 06, 2014
‘Vive La Lolligag’ – Release and Custom Show at Toy Art Gallery (1.11)
The star of an oh-so-cute clothing brand available exclusively at select Target locations, Lolligag is about to be released as a vinyl toy. The Vive La Lolligag vinyl figure from Bombastic Fantastic and BIC Plastics will debut at the ‘Vive La Lolligag’ exhibition at Toy Art Gallery on Saturday (1.11) along with 40 artist customs of the new toy. With her oversized Lollipop accessory and upbeat tiny friend, Moot, Lolligag is ready to charm.
The exhibition features customs from a talented artist group including: Aimee Kuester, Amy Sol, Ani Eos, Ayleen Gaspar, Babyvtec, Bere + Bere, Brent Nolasco, Carson Catlin, Doubleparlour, Felix Meunier, Gabbie Custom Art, Genevive Zacconi, Holly Conrad, Hyperactive Monkey, Ian Ziobrowski, iRoc, J.Salvador, Jason Freeny, Jeremiah Ketner, Jon-Paul Kaiser, Juan Muniz, Kat Brunnegraff, KMNDZ, Laura Mas aka Okokume, Leesasaur, Liz McGrath, MeSmithy, Miso, Nathan Hamill, Obscure, Onch Movement, Ragnar, rAsk Opticon, Sean Christopher, Tan-Ki, Tasha Zimich, Tomi Monstre, Vanessa Ramirez, and more.
In addition to the customs and the new vinyl toy, Toy Art Gallery will be offering limited-edition Lolligag Prints and jewelry produced by Unicorn Crafts. If you can’t get enough of cute characters and toys, you’ll want to check out Vive La Lolligag on Saturday.
‘Vive La Lolligag’
Opening: Saturday, January 11th 2014 (7-10 PM)
Toy Art Gallery
7571 Melrose Ave.
Hollywood, CA 90046
Dec 12, 2013
Camilo Bejarano – Sundial Release Party @ QPop in LA (12.13)
Proving that Friday the 13th isn’t all doom and gloom, Camilo Bejarano will bring some cheerful joy to downtown LA with the official release party for his brand-new Sundial figure @ Qpop on Friday evening (12.13) from 7 to 10 PM. Limited to 500 pcs, the playful Sundial (7”), is ready to challenge you with his own mini ping-pong paddle and ball, and will be available for $70. In addition to the new figure, Camilo has asked several of his artist friends to create interpretations of his creation including Jisoo Kim, Wilmer Murillo, Yema Yema, Amanda Li, Skip Dolphin Hursh, Ana Hernandez, Juan Molinet, Piktorama, Diego Lopez, Vanessa Ramirez, Keiko Murayama, Santino Lascano, Nikolas Ilic, Aaron Spurgeon, Eddie Xu, Tuna Bora and more [via Supacute]
Camilo Bejarano || Sundial and Friends Release Party
Friday December 13th 2013 (7-10 PM)
128 Astronaut E S Onizuka St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Nov 18, 2013
The Loyal Subjects x Newbury Comics - Starscream x Cobra Commander Set (11.23)
Taking place this Saturday, November 23rd at Newbury Comics is a special release event coming from The Loyal Subjects. They will be releasing an exclusive Starscream x Cobra Commander set, which are limited to 1000 pieces. The artist behind The Transformers, G.I. Joe, Block 28, Les Schettkoe will also be there signing from 2-530PM. There will be raffles, snacks, and many surprises! So be sure to top
74 Providence Place
Providence, R.I. 02903
Oct 16, 2013
Huck Gee and Scott Tolleson Dunny Evolved Signing Event at Dragatomi (10.19)
The Dunny Evolved madness isn’t quite over yet! Taking place this Saturday, October 19th from 4-6PM is a special artist signing with Huck Gee and Scott Tolleson at Dragatomi. Be sure to stop by and meet a couple of the greats!
Sep 07, 2013
Seen: Joe Ledbetter x TLS Zombie Bunny Release
On Saturday afternoon, Joe Ledbetter and The Loyal Subjects released the new blue + pink Zombie Bunny vinyl. Joe signed the figures for collectors in the TLS pop-up within Meltdown Comics in Hollywood and treated them to zombie tacos, cupcakes and more. Limited to 700 pieces, the new Zombie Chaos Bunny (complete with worm) is now available online for $125 @ theloyalsubjects.com.
Sep 05, 2013
Joe Ledbetter – Zombie Bunny Release @ Meltdown Comics (09.07)
This Saturday, September 7th at Meltdown Comics, Joe Ledbetter and The Loyal Subjects will be releasing the all new Zombie Bunny in blue + pink from the Chaos Bunnies series. Joe will be on site signing figures and hanging out with the fans. There will also be some special Zombie Tacos, cupcakes, cookies and drinks for all the attendees. Limited to 700 pieces, the Zombie Bunny will be available for $135 at the event from 1PM through 3PM and online at the same time from the TLS Webstore (free USA shipping).
Joe Ledbetter x The Loyal Subjects || Zombie Bunny Release
Saturday, September 7th 2013 (1-3 PM)
7522 Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90046
Sep 02, 2013
Splurrt x FOE – Exclusive Usir/Cadaver Kid Mashup (9.7)
FOE is about to make Splurrt fans extremely happy with their upcoming exclusive release of Joe Merrill’s first edition of his Usir/Cadaver Kid mash-up figure. Joe will be at the shop on Saturday September 7th @ 4 PM for the drop. Come by, pick up the figure and meet the man behind the monstrous toys.
Splurrt || FOE Exclusive Usir/Cadaver Kid Release
Saturday, September 7th @ 4PM
114 Main St #2
Northampton MA 01060
Aug 24, 2013
Seen: Jesse Hernandez -- Jaguar Knight Fuego Red Signing @ Toy Art Gallery
On Saturday afternoon, Jesse Hernandez signed his Jaguar Knight Fuego @ Toy Art Gallery on Melrose. Jesse signed figures + boxes for collectors as well as sketched in books and on Munnys. Limited to 100 pieces, the TAG exclusive 12" figure is one of just a handful of red GID figures out there. Produced by Pobber, the figure is available now directly from TAG for $120.
Aug 09, 2013
Dunny Addicts – Outland Store 8th Year Anniversary Video
Outland Store in the Netherlands recently celebrated it’s 8 year anniversary with a trio of releases and signings by Jesse Hernandez, Emilio Garcia and VISEone. Dunny Addicts was there and shot a video of the action. Check it out above.
Aug 08, 2013
Daiblo Texas x Round Eye Toys -- The Skull Resin Release at Atama (8.9)
On Friday (8.9, 6-8 PM), Diablo Texas (John Gonzales) will release his first resin figure, The Skull, @ ATAMA in Dallas. Produced by Round Eye Toys (joint venture with Tyson Summers), The Skull will be available in two sizes – 4” x 4” ($25) and 1.5” x 1.5”. If you’re in Dallas, drop by the release event to check out the new figure and score a free print.
Diablos Texas || ‘The Skull’ Release Party
Friday August 9th (6-8 PM)
5307 E. Mockingbird Ln. #107
Dallas, TX 75206
Jul 23, 2013
Jon-Paul Kaiser Locodonta Dunny Signing at Dragatomi (07.25)
Join Jon-Paul Kaiser this Thursday, July 25th over at Dragatomi for his signing event for his new Locodonta 8 inch Dunny. He’s made his way over from England to hang out with all you Sacramentonians from 6-8PM. This is a very rare occasion so be sure to stop by and get some toys signed!
2317 J Street
Sacramento, CA 95816
Jun 29, 2013
Seen: Tristan Eaton x kaNO – Bodega Release at BAIT
BAIT celebrated the release of their exclusive Tristan Eaton Bodega figure with a signing with both Tristan and Bodega creator kaNO on Friday. Limited to 100 pieces, Tristan’s orange edition featuring his tribal queen adds a sexy and charged flair to the Bodega which blends quarter waters, spray cans, and a dose of urban toughness. kaNO also offered a few of his hard-to-come-by purple Bodegas which will eventually be released directly on his site. Collectors both local and non-local came out to BAIT’s flagship store in Diamond Bar, to pick up the new Bodegas and to have both artists sketch and customize DIY toys. The first 30 collectors who picked up a new Bodega also came away with the super-limited (60 pcs total) black Tristan x kaNO tee from fate as a free bonus. The shirts look sharp with the 50/50 design. If you missed the event, Tristan’s Bodega and the Tees will be available shortly on BAIT’s web store.
Jun 24, 2013
Tristan Eaton x kaNO – Bodega Signing + Bonus Tee at BAIT (6.28)
Tristan Eaton and kaNO will be at BAIT for the release/signing of the BAIT exclusive Tristan Eaton Bodega as well as a limited supply of kaNO’s design on Friday night (6.28), not on Saturday as originally scheduled. As an awesome bonus, BAIT will give the first 30 people who buy a Bodega at the event a free Tristan x kaNO Tee featuring the graphic shown above. The shirt will also be available for purchase after the release party.
Tristan Eaton & kaNO || Bodega Release and Signing
Friday June 28th (7-10 PM)
2753 S Diamond Bar Blvd Suite B
Diamond Bar, CA 91765