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To celebrate the holiday weekend, Toy Art Gallery is offering 20% off with their Memorial Day Weekend sale. The sale applies to nearly all their online stock minus pieces from their current show (previous show pieces are discounted), pre-order items, and floor samples. This is the perfect time to pick... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Vinyl Pulse
Japanese artist Yosuke Ueno will open Beautiful Noise at Thinkspace in Culver City on Saturday evening (5.23). For his fourth solo at the gallery, Yosuke has created several portraits in addition to signature colorful assemblages of fashionably eclectic and enigmatic characters. Digging the piece featuring the character from the Negative... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
Nakanari will be making his way to Jakarta Indonesia for his very own Spiki Custom Showcase on Saturday, September 19th. This show will include custom Spiki figures by Nakanari, which were all inspired by all of the artists he looks up to. One of them being the grandfather of designer... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
It was at San Diego Comic-Con 2014 where Cardboard Spaceship unveiled their latest toy venture with the Thimblestump Hollow series featuring the original designs by Amanda Louise Spayd and Chris Ryniak. The featured images above are totally brand new to us and not the same ones we saw at their... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
So after a few teases, we now get a full reveal (minus chases/mysteries) of Amanda Visell’s upcoming Ferals (great name) mini-series due from Kidrobot in 2015. The series breaks new ground in a few ways. It’s the first series of designed Munnyworld minis and it’s the first series that mixes... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
As part of today’s Kidrobot News Frenzy, we get our first look at the Dunny Doubleparlour designed, an honor they earned by winning Breakthrough Artist at the 2013 Designer Toy Awards. The 3” Sylvie looks great, a little frazzled and 100% adorable. Due in Fall 2015. Love the packaging as... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
If you love the potty-mouthed Cartman (and we know you do), Kidrobot has just the thing. Cartman’s so BIG that he’s getting his own blindboxed mini-series. The Faces of Cartman is scheduled for a Fall 2015 drop. Pre-order it now from myplasticheart and other retailers for $11.99/blindbox. Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
Wow, the Kidrobot News Day keeps on coming. Here’s a pleasant surprise – Jim Phillips x KR. Yep, Kidrobot will be releasing the iconic Screaming Hand which graced Santa Cruz Skateboards as a standalone vinyl (likely 9”) as well as a blind-box line of zipper pulls/keychains. Right on. These are... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
Kidrobot’s expansive Fall 2015 Simpsons line continues with both Bart and Homer Grin from Ron English. The standalone 3” figures feature the lovable characters re-imagined with English’s signature ironic smile. These pieces and the previously mentioned Kenny Scharf Bart are nice to see and hopefully a sign of a new... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
The epic news day continues with a new Kenny Scharf Bart figure from Kidrobot. The new 6” figure features one of Scharf’s amorphous characters flowing from his mouth—perhaps a thought or emotion taking visual form. This is just one of a whole slate of new Simpsons toys from KR. Set... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
Oooh… Sketracha is making the jump to production with the newly revealed 3” Dunny. It looks like there will be two editions – “new” and “used”. What’s curious is that design graphics clearly say 8” Custom Dunny. Perhaps plans changed and the graphics didn’t, or there’s an 8” coming as... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
What’s this we see? A Dunny series from Kidrobot featuring the designs by the one, the only, Brandt Peters?! Well thanks to the myplasticheart facebook group, we’ve witnessed just that! Check out the all new “The 13” Series by Brandt, which has been teased VIA the “Behind the Vinyl” subforum... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
After being teased for what seems like forever, Huck Gee is proud to announce the 24 Hour release of The John Player Special OBP figure, the next livery edition from his creative stable. The new edition sports the striking black + gold design made famous through the cigarette brand’s sponsorship... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
For Toby’s 10th birthday Gary Baseman has released a new limited-edition Happy Toby To You! 12” Toby Plush. Limited to 100 signed and numbered pieces, the new Tobys are available exclusively from garybaseman.com for $300 (+s/h) each. These are the first numbered plush Tobys since the original 15” versions back... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
MAD, like most of us grew up influenced by iconic characters from comic books, amovies, TV and more. What do you suppose his doodles of super heroes and sci-fi icons look like? Wonder no more. He’s recently launched his MADL Character Print Series as a creative exercise and homage to... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
We last saw Brent Nolasco’s newest creation, Bun Bun, in a light purple debut edition back in late March. Now, here’s Brent’s first custom of the quirky ‘bunny’ character. ‘Forget Me Not’ gives poignant visual and tangible form to the vibrant essence of life. Bun Bun sits and takes time... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
The industrious folks over at Circus Posterus are about to release their Lucky Devil Blue Skelve by Glenn Barr. While this is not the first Lucky Devil Skelve, it does appear to be the first one with Barr’s face design, first seen on the Lucky Devil Masks (2014). The mischievous... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
Pobber Toys just shared a teaser of some goods they got cooking up with Scott Tolleson. From what we’ve gathered from the hashtags, this new character of Scott’s has been dubbed Taco Boy! This soon to come release features a similar style of the Kookie No Good figure with De... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2015 at Vinyl Pulse
If you (or your little ones) love LEGOs, you might want to checkout the inaugural Bricks LA convention which takes place this weekend on Saturday and Sunday (5.17) at the Pasadena Convention Center. Created and organized by Ayleen Gaspar (October Toys, ToyBreak, DesignerCon, and many other secret projects) and Ace... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2015 at Vinyl Pulse
It’s been sometime since we’ve seen a Calaverita release from the Beast Brothers. Now we have the new “Spring” Edition Calaverita, which is limited to only 20 pieces. This edition features a beautiful lime green vinyl with orange details in the face. You can find them available now HERE for... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2015 at Vinyl Pulse
Andrea Kang has collaborated with Momiji on Gomi, the brand’s latest limited-edition friendship doll. The adorable 3” Gomi (Gom: “bear” in Korean) features a little girl in the guise of a bear, her spirit animal. Limited to 500 numbered pieces, Gomi is available now exclusively from Momiji.com for $29.95 (+s/h)... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2015 at Vinyl Pulse
It’s back…! First released in 2010, Buff Monster’s Ice Cream Inflatable is new and improved with updated graphics. The new edition features Buff’s one-eyed ice cream dude characters seen in his recent paintings instead of the skull design of the original as well as a slight revision of the now... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2015 at Vinyl Pulse
For May, Toy Art Gallery will present Throwback featuring the art of James Groman and Nathan Jurevicius with an opening reception on Saturday (5.16). Well-known for his prehistoric dino beasts, Groman will offer a few Rotten Rex one-offs, Rotten Rex 2D artwork, and a preview of all five of his... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2015 at Vinyl Pulse
Full Blown Ink has put out a pre-order for a new colorway of their Vulkira figure. Introducing the “Berserker” colorway, which pays homage to the one, the only, Weapon X. This pre-order is limited to only 10 pieces and is up for grabs HERE for $85. Included with your purchase... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2015 at Vinyl Pulse
For this weekend’s The Little Green Men Show at SubUrban Vinyl, a custom show of Leecifer’s PickleBaby figure, Mikie Graham has gone the extra mile, as he often does. Instead of customizing the original toy, he created a new figure, Pickle Featus, which explores the ummm gestation of the funky... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2015 at Vinyl Pulse