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Huck Gee has announced that he’s closing his toy studio and is seeking a new adventure in the wide world of design. We’re pretty sure he’ll land on his feet quickly. We all know the art toy game isn’t quite what it used to be—rather large understatement—and Huck while extremely... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
Buff Monster is following up two previous Pink Chrome Mister Melty figures (3” and 5”), with the trifecta—a Chrome Mister Melty set featuring all three Mister Melty (3”) figures. Featuring the classic and timeless chrome appeal, the set features the regular, zombie and two-faced toys complete with swanky velvet bags.... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
James Groman’s Brachiosaur will debut in an unpainted red edition from Toy Art Gallery on Friday (8.18) at 12 PM PDT for $120 (+ s/h). At 8” tall—sporting 5 points of articulation—the fearsome beast is the largest Groman Dino so far from TAG and will look pretty awesome alongside his... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
If you’re a sculptor/inspiring sculptor, you can pick up some good tips from this episode, as Marsham Toy Hour welcomes special guest SeriouslySillyK. Be forewarned, there is some adult content, so we suggest ear muffs for the kids! Besides all the fun they had, some conversations were had and we... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
To celebrate 12 amazing years of Treeson, Bubi Au Yeung and Fluffy House are happy to release the Golden Treeson! This edition features our favorite woodland creature in an all gold colorway and features two of its eyes closed, but its third eye wide open! This release is limited to... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
The Bots and UVD Toys are happy to announce their special release of “Long Night Luna”. This new mono colorway stands 6.5” tall and 9.5” wide from the tip of the antlers. You can find them available NOW through the UVD webstore HERE at $60 a piece. Not only do... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
It’s been a little less than year since Silent Stage Gallery released their impeccable Beyond the Sea resin sculpture in collaboration with LA-based painter Greg “Craola” Simkins. The 21” piece faithfully presents Simkins’ surreal nautical adventure with the whale, the swan, and Pinocchio blending in to one another. Now Silent... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
Kevin Nam has carved out his own niche in the art toy world with his clever Rock, Paper, Scissors spinning tops. Over the past 2.5 years he’s released several resin iterations of his original concept. Now, he’s back with Gacha Tops. Named after the popular Japanese Gashapon capsule toys, each... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
Look out! It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s actually Shadow Mousemask Murphy in Airplane (6”) from Ron English and Blackbook Toy. The second to last colorway of this veteran flyboy is bound to be a stealthy classic featuring matte black eyes and gunmetal gray accents on black sofubi. Beyond... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
Japanese artist Seri Norica will release an exclusive edition of her as yet-unreleased Kaiju Icey sofubi—her first art toy—at Taipei Toy Festival 2017 (10.7 – 10.10) at the Touma Trooper Creative booths. Super Kawaii with just a touch of sadness—dig the expression and the little hands. Inspired by the popular... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2017 at Vinyl Pulse
The Grief Encounters Kickstarter—funding five initial short animations inspired and expanding on Luke Chueh’s paintings is in the final stretch and ends on Sunday, 8.20 at Midnight PDT just a week to go. In return for helping Luke, Munky King and director Stu Gamble realize their animated vision, you dear... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2017 at Vinyl Pulse
Deadly Delivery is back after a deep sleep. Zectron and Retroband’s clever retro-tinged project is an homage to the tiny toys that made children deliriously happy back in the day--from the tiny yet awesome toys that sold countless boxes of sugary cereal to the plastic wonders hawked in teeny, tiny... Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2017 at Vinyl Pulse
Bubi Au Yeung is celebrating the 12th Anniversary of her beloved Treeson with a special Golden Treeson vinyl created with Fluffy House. The figure features a zenful, inward looking, eyes shut design with a wide-open “third eye”. Limited to 300 pieces, the 5” edition comes in a shiny box signed... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2017 at Vinyl Pulse
The master of all things pink is back with three new Mister Melty releases set for this Friday (8.11) at 7 AM PDT over at StayMelty.com. Buff Monster continues his love affair with concrete with the new 5” Fruity Pebbles Concrete Mister Melty ($125 + s/h) with a bit of... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2017 at Vinyl Pulse
The Glampyre from Martin Ontiveros and Toy Art Gallery is back and in rare form. The Satanic Spaceman Glampyre features a futuristic ‘metal’ design hand painted by Martin himself in purple, black, and silver—way cool. The Satanic Spaceman will be offered via lottery for $150 (+ s/h) from Noon PDT... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2017 at Vinyl Pulse
Hey Bub! You’re going to want to check out Amanda’s latest webstore release! She has everyone’s favorite X-Men Wolverine in both Logan Edition (10 PCS) and Wolverine in the classic suit (25 PCS). Both figures measure roughly 7” tall and retail $135 each. These can be found available through the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2017 at Vinyl Pulse
The release date is finally set for Matt Gondek x ToyQube’s “Deconstructed Mouse” figure (LAST SEEN HERE). On Tuesday, August 15th, ToyQube will be dropping their latest designer vinyl toy at 11AM EST. They really hit it out of the park with this one. The artwork translated very well from... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2017 at Vinyl Pulse
Next up in the Toshi Neko vinyl series from grafftiti artist/illustrator Clogtwo and Mighty Jaxx is Kweeny—queen of the street and alley. Drawn from the artist and Mighty Jaxx founder Jackson Aw’s love of their cats, each character in the series features a different feline breed. While not officially announced,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2017 at Vinyl Pulse
Toy Geeks Behind the Counter Ep. 30 featuring a special guest—writer/director/producer Kirk R. Thatcher is up and ready for your streaming pleasure. While Kirk has worked on numerous high-profile projects, he’s best known for his work writing and directing the Muppets. In between chatting with Kirk about his movie adventures,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2017 at Vinyl Pulse
Fools Paradise weighs in on the balance between the dark and the light with Luke, I Am Your Father. This fun playground revision of the cosmic struggle tips things heavily in Jelly Luke’s favor (flocked!) with his treat-fueled see saw prowess. A diminutive, lightweight (and masked) Vader is seemingly outmatched... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2017 at Vinyl Pulse
Mighty Jaxx just released Darwins Revenge, a clever polystone figure from artist Paul Jackson (6”, 100 pcs, $120). It’s available directly from the Mighty Jaxx web shop. Based on his 2016 Pearl Jam concert poster (below for reference), the black and gold ape head conceals a secret plot evolving within.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2017 at Vinyl Pulse
What’s flies, is just a bit stinky and not afraid of the dark? The glow-in-the-dark Poopasus, of course! From the creative (twisted?) minds and hands of Amanda Visell and Michelle Valigura, the new edition is cast in GID resin with a cool palette of blues and greens which compliment the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2017 at Vinyl Pulse
Tim Clarke’s Totims are back for more mix and match, stackable fun. Toy Art Gallery will release the new unpainted Baby Blue Totims set on Friday (8.5) at 12 PM PDT for $65 (+ s/h) from the TAG web shop. Each set features five main pieces: 2 tops, two interchangeable... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2017 at Vinyl Pulse
Randalu! Candie Bolton and Piece of Art Toys’ Red Panda guardian protects the cute little animals which resemble foxes. The debut edition of the 5” soft vinyl beast features Bolton’s popular rainbow color scheme. Randalu appears to feature four points of articulation which lets it strike a pose and even... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2017 at Vinyl Pulse
ToyQube is continuing its collaboration with Jim McKenzie with their second joint figure, Beneath the Harvest-Pumpkin Crab. First seen as an unpainted proto at the Five Points Festival back in May, the figure features a wild design blending a triple stack of pumpkins with a large crab lurking within. Previously... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2017 at Vinyl Pulse