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Ever since MINDstyle released the 18” Fly Boy vinyl art toy from Hebru Brantley at the Shanghai Toy Show in April, collectors have been looking for a stateside opportunity to add this impressive piece to their shelves. The wait is over. The large format Fly Boy will be available for... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
Giant Robot returns to SDCC in their familiar spot [booth #1729] with several releases including an exclusive Satoshi sofubi from Dehara with purple skin – very nice. GR will also have several small drawings from Yoskay Yamamoto, and new pins from none other than James Jean. Be sure to drop... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
China’s 52 Toys will be at SDCC with several sofubi releases from several of their artists and brands. From Saibooku22 comes a GID Ghozilla Baby with rubbed paint (perfect for daytime display) as well as three versions of the new Lotus Carp and Boy figure – Gold, Silver, and lime... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
FYE will release their exclusive Karoshi San Working Late Edition from Andrew Bell at SDCC. The cleverly named edition brings you Bell’s Salary Man in bright, brilliant GID. It will be available at the FYE booth which is part of the Dumbrella island [#1335]. FYE also has a special pop-up... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
Pop Life is bring the Ron English magic with several new releases from their SFBI Originals line set for SDCC [booth #4845]. In addition to the pair of previously mentioned Looney Tunes Grin figures, Ron will also have the Punk Skunk Convention Exclusive ($125) in metallic purple with teal accents... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
Munky King will be at SDCC once again [booth #4851] with a pair of exclusives and they’ll be hosting their annual SDCC party at Bar Basic on Thursday (7.19). This year brings a double dose of Luke Chueh with two new releases debuting at the show. In addition to the... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
For SDCC 2018, Pop Life will debut two new Looney Tunes projects from Ron English. Sporting the artist’s signature ‘grin’, both the Speedy Gonzales and Yosemite Sam figures are part of the SFBI Originals line which is inspired by vintage sofubi. Both will be available as advanced releases at the... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
Whoa! The rumored and heavily anticipated Huck Gee x Robotech crossover figures from BAIT are almost here! The Hunter (a riff on the Cyclone) will drop in both a standard white edition and an SDCC exclusive bronze edition for $120 each. The white will be available at the BAIT San... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
Woot Bear will be making the trip down for SDCC with two new Scott Wilkowski collabs available via the Hyperactive Monkey booth [#5640] on Friday (7.20) at 12 PM. First up is the brand-new Woot Bear: A Real Woot Hero mini ($25) in two variants – Woot Ninja and the... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
Beefy and Co. has several exclusives and debuts set for SDCC 2018 (7.18 – 7.22) including the awe-inspiring Kaiju King which stands a towering 16”. The plush ride continues with the new Phobepoo as well as two limited edition plush – Chakra Kyubipoo (Fox of Nine Tails) and Shadow Bulbapoo.... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
3DRetro has lined up four exclusives for SDCC 2018. Let’s start with Mickey Finn from Coop in a stylish, crazy limited edition (50 pcs, $50) rocking both matte and glossy gold. Matte + Glossy is normally done in black, so it’s nice to see a different take. In person, this... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
For Friday the 13th, Kidrobot unleashes Luke Chueh’s misfit take on platform toys with the 5” Wannabe Dunny. Dimly lit, this one might be mistaken as a Dunny dead ringer. Under the bright lights, this one doesn’t quite fit in. The familiar contour is disrupted with a head sculpt that... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2018 at Vinyl Pulse
The new Blood Sacrifice Takhon (7.5”) might just be the best edition of the ceremonial sofubi from Thai artist RecycleC and Toy Art Gallery. The beautifully primal edition blends black and red/orange with gold accents. The excellent paintings evokes the feel of time-worn rituals, artifacts and temples. Blood Sacrifice drops... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2018 at Vinyl Pulse
Surprise! Nathan Hamill and Science Patrol have cooked up (baked?) an SDCC Exclusive Burgercat sofubi (2.75”). The KeylimeCat edition will be available from the War Machine Marketing booth [#1415] on Saturday (7.21) for $25. Nathan will be signing at the booth on Saturday at 3 PM. Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2018 at Vinyl Pulse
Flat Bonnie’s Yukari has been burning the midnight oil meticulously sewing three new exclusives for SDCC 2018 (7.18 – 7.22). Her capable hands turn vinyl pleather, faux fur and fleece into the cutest cosmic warriors you’ve ever seen. Each pays homage to a Galaxy, Far Far Away in adorable, plush... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2018 at Vinyl Pulse
Brent Nolasco’s Dream Weaver character returns in a new vision. The new Dream Weaver replaces the figure’s previous squat seated body with a brand-new standing/upright one. Compared to the OG release back in November of 2016, the new figure has a distinct feel – perhaps less shaman-like and thus more... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2018 at Vinyl Pulse
Updated: Detailed info on Jeremyville Chia Dunny + pricing. Kidrobot’s SDCC 2018 Exclusives offer fun, creative takes on beloved pop culture characters. Yesterday we put this post up with basic information based on an initial preliminary press release. Now with additional information from KR press, here’s a more detailed look... Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2018 at Vinyl Pulse
High Proof Toys has announced its newest ‘type’/character: Twertle. The bipedal turtle-like character’s face/head sculpt shares some similarity to the HPT’s Birb Type. Limited to 10 pieces (2.25”), the debut Leafy Green Twertle—bright green with dark green ‘freckles’—will be released on Wednesday (7.11) at 8 AM PDT for $35 from... Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2018 at Vinyl Pulse
A Galaxy Far, Far Away collides with the contentious and fractured here and now with the SDCC Exclusive Leia Is Not Your Toy from Amanda Visell and Michelle Valigura. Hand-cast and hand-painted in Amanda’s signature style, the 3.75” carded Leia art action figure arrives ready to stand up for herself... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2018 at Vinyl Pulse
UK artist Whatshisname has made a name for himself with his playfully rude balloon dog sculptures including the pooping Popek and the peeing Peepek versions. Art Toy collectors quickly fell in love with vinyl versions of both from Mighty Jaxx. Now comes a high-end, blingtastic version from K.Olin Tribu. Limited... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2018 at Vinyl Pulse
Otto Björnik is about to release his new Kobi resin. This clever cat has adapted to the city and now purchases his food from the local fish store. Don’t be deceived by his innocent expression – his oh-so sharp claws tell the tale : goldfish for dinner! Otto’s done a... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2018 at Vinyl Pulse
Turns out all bears crave honey, even Possessed ones. Munky King will release a very special Honey Bear edition of the 10th Anniversary Possessed at this year’s SDCC at their booth [#4851]. Love the natural coloring on the bear, the goopy honey effect on his paws, and of course the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2018 at Vinyl Pulse
We celebrate America’s Independence on July 4th in many ways, with fireworks, food and more food front and center. So it’s fitting (and filling) that Martian Toys is offering a presale of the Blueberry Mister Self Indulgence (9”) vinyl art toy from Nouar which includes the Strawberry Lil’ Scoopy figure... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2018 at Vinyl Pulse
3A is celebrating its 10th Anniversary with the just launched Ashtro Lad 16” vinyl figure from Ashley Wood. The homage to the iconic manga character debuts in three editions – the full color Anniversary edition, a nearly all black Coal edition, and the gid TRO GLOW which is a 3AA... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2018 at Vinyl Pulse
DKE Toys has started to reveal their SDCC 2018 lineup featuring top notch art action figures (‘bootleg’ still has a certain charm). This year they are planning on 24 drops, in addition to their previously announced Space Rat project which combines vintage Salacious Crumb figures with eleven different artist backing... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2018 at Vinyl Pulse