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The duo of Jordan Elise and Christopher Lees, better known as the artists behind the Horrible Adorables line of fantastic felt fauna, have once again collaborated with Kidrobot to bring their signature aesthetic and vision to the world of vinyl toys. Over the years, they’ve created an adorable army of... Continue reading
Posted 1 hour ago at Vinyl Pulse
The second coming of SUM hits Brooklyn at the Five Points Festival with the release of several handpainted one-off editions of Plaseebo’s vengeful giant turtle beast produced by Planet-X [booth #328]. First released in small numbers as a polyurethane resin back around 2006, the new SUM is cast in soft... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Vinyl Pulse
The Baphomaniac returns to the land of the living in a brand-new edition. Toy Art Gallery will release the unpainted Teal Baphomaniac from Martin Ontiveros on Friday (5.25) at 12 PM PDT from the TAG Web Shop for $80. Martin’s hard rock-inspired take on Baphomet, Baphomaniac stands eight inches tall... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Vinyl Pulse
LA-based artist kaNO will be making the trip home for Five Points Fest (6.2 – 6.3) with a few drops lined up. A year after he released the first Ghettocard figure in yellow+blue (current Metrocard) comes a second Blue+Yellow Ghettocard inspired by the OG metrocards. These will drop at the... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Vinyl Pulse
Looks like Koji Harmon (Cometdebris) has been a busy man preppin’ for Five Points (6.2 –6 .3). So far he’s officially announced four drops and he’s also previewed two others. Let’s dive in. For shark fans, he’s got the Sametan Red+Green Glow ($50). If clear vinyl is your steez, there’s... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Vinyl Pulse
myplasticheart has just announced a brand-new Konatsu treat for Five Points Festival (6.2 – 6.3). Daioh Negora Fruit Candy reminds us of Japanese retro-style candy and features milky white sofubi with multi-color spray. Daioh Negora will be available for $80 at the mph booth [#336]. Pounce early on this. Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Vinyl Pulse
As part of it’s lineup for the Five Points Festival, Tenacious Toys will be offering two special drops from Nerviswr3k, each featuring the artist’s new self-produced resin Pill Drones. First up is a fun exclusive combo set, pairing the Purple Inner Child vinyl with a brand-new matching Pill Drone resin... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
Nathan Cleary has been hard at work in the weapons lab and the result is something big. For his new SpongeBomber, Nathan has taken his popular Spongrenade sculpt, completely re-done the left half of the face with an eroded skeleton cutaway and made the leap from 4” to 8”. And…... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
Vincent Scala has not one but two brand new drops lined up for Five Points Festival in Brooklyn next weekend (6.2 – 6.3). In addition to the previously mentioned clear Skeleton Racer, he’ll also be debuting his Lucky Cat in a painted teal edition as well as an unpainted red.... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
myplasticheart has once again teamed up with Six TwentyEight for a heroic new Mitt. The hand-painted Captain Mitt features a red+white+blue design with the iconic shield emblem emblazoned on the front of his bumper car. In the past these special themed releases have been limited to just ten pieces, this... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
Blackbook Toy will release four Another World hand-painted versions of The Beast by Kenth Toyworks. Starting with a marbled meat version of the Mishka x Lamour Supreme sofubi, Kenth has give each beast reptile skin deco and for the head, his signature Another World treatment in unique colors. BBT will... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
Here’s a look at the VTSS booth at Pop Life FanXperience art toy convention held this weekend in Guangzhou, China. Front and center were the recently released Bruised Lee figures from Luke Chueh with a newcomer—a black + gold edition—which is currently in production. VTSS also showcased recent releases such... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
Beyond the hunt for highly sought after exclusives at conventions, we’re always hoping to see something new, unexpected, and eye-catching. One of the brand-new standouts at the Pop Life FanXperience is the Lucky Sunflower soft vinyl from Vivi Su x SFBI. Available at the show in an extremely limited pre-release... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
Ron English drew long lines of collectors at the Pop Life FanXperience in Guangzhou, China which runs through Sunday (5.20). At the top of the buy list were several of his recent figures from Pop Life including the brand-new Mad Glad Boy which does reminds us of a certain nostalgic... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
First released at the Shanghai Toy Show, the new Oni Warrior Tattoo edition from The Magician and Friends—William Tsang and Steven Choi—is pure fire. The most ambitious Oni Warrior to-date, the new release features an asymmetric paint design with a mostly black on gold body contrasted with a gray face... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
Ryan Brutherford’s Industrial Design students at Kean University created Otto as practical experience of the entire process of designing a toy, producing it and bringing it to market. Under his guidance, they conceptualized, sculpted (traditional and digital) and presumably 3d-printed protos which were used to make molds of Otto. In... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
Kyle Harper (Kill 666) will release his debut toy, Reyeno Sr., in a neon green editon as a pre-release on Friday (5.18) at 6 PM PDT for $60 from his web shop. His one-eyed cosmic rhino stands 5” tall and is a hulk of a beast measuring 5” wide and... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
Medicom Toy celebrated PicoPico’s 20th Anniversary of making sofubi with the PicoPico Grand Exposition held in early May at the Medicom Toy Plus store in Ometosando Hills. The show featured 45 custom Gacky-Kun’s from various artists as well as special editions of toys Picopico designed and/or sculpted. For those that... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
Oooh… It looks like Pop Life and SFBI have prepped an OG Painted Edition of the Western Micksterminator figure from Les Schettkoe. The place to see it first is the Pop Life FanXperience happening this weekend in Guangzhou, China (6.19 – 6.20). This OG edition follows the black glitter and... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
VTSS has just released the new Bat Boy soft vinyl figure from Taiwanese street artist Bounce. For those of that want to ‘Make Vinyl Urban Again’, this new piece certainly hits the spot. Dig the brooding character and the crazy oversized animal paws – part boy, part bat after all.... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
AE Workshop is exhibiting at the Pop Life FanXperience convention in Guangzhou (5.19 – 5.20). Eric Chow’s The Fattie will be front and center with a display of all the Lost in Obsession customs, as well as two debuts—The Fattie Jeff Mono and The Fattie GID blank. If you’re lucky... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
Pop Life will present the FanXperience in Guangzhou, China this weekend (5.19 – 5.20) at Nan Fung International Convention & Exhibition Center. The art toy show brings fans many of the leading brands—Popaganda (A320), SFBI (A325), Secret Base and VTSS—as well as top artists including Ron English, Andy Chen (China),... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
Kidrobot pays homage to the tremendously influential work of the late Jean-Michel Basquiat with the 3” Dunny Series bearing his art and his name. The blind-box mini series features 18 designs with several iconic images as well as his signature crown and loose, almost scribble-like aesthetic. The Basquiat Dunnys drop... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
Just in time for his return to the big screen, De Korner will release the brand spankin’ new Wade X-Force pin from Tracy Tubera. This special edition is limited to 100 pieces. If you’ve been jonseing for the OG Wade pin, these are back in stock and ready to go.... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
Deadly Delivery returns to bring you another Killer Mail Day. Highlighting the new batch is The Namesless Terror, a brand-new Beastmaster-inspired sculpt from Zectron. He will debut in MaBa purple along with sicker and retro header. Rounding out this weekend’s selection are Retroband’s Demoni in Hellish red as well as... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Vinyl Pulse