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Bwana Spoons is in LA (woo!) in part for his fancy shmancy one day event on Sunday (9.24) at Tim Biskup’s world famous Face Guts. Bwana is cramming as much goodness as possible into six hours including a free Kappa Workshop/drawing class from Noon to 1 (preceded by an exhaustive... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Vinyl Pulse
Super7 will be heading East for NYCC (10.5 – 10.8). They’ll be bringing plenty of new treasures with them including a new Silver (glitter?) Mummy Boby with Silver, Black and Gold Spray. Look for more goodies announced shortly, all available at booth #126. Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Vinyl Pulse
NYCC (10.5 –10.8) is sneaking up on us all. NYCC stalwart myplasticheart will be offering enticing exclusives as well as an amazing selection of blind-box figures from booth #888 – auspicious number ftw. mph has revealed four exclusives/debuts so far. First up is the brand-new kawaii The Dessert Oracle by... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Vinyl Pulse
“Wild”, that’s how we’d describe the next edition of Frank Kozik’s A Clockwork Carrot sofubi figures from Blackbook Toy. Officially dubbed the Devil Edition, the new Lil Alex and Dim figures (~ 11.2”) feature a super vivid combo of mint and black vinyl with purple accents throughout. If you look... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Vinyl Pulse
Alex Pardee’s sarcastic poke-in-the-eye Half a Nice Day vinyl (10”)will be released by ToyQube on Friday (9.22) at 10 AM CDT for $95 (+ s/h). First seen as a proto at Five Points Festival in May, the new figure features a thin smiley face character who has clearly seen better... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
Amanda Visell just added some more goodies to her store today! Up for grabs is her Iron Giant wooden figures, which are limited to only 5 pieces. The awesome thing about this release is that each one is a little unique from the other. They are all done by hand,... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
This Sunday, September 24th, Paul Kaiju will be holding the Purple Passion raffle! Included in the bundle is a Dual Bat, Mockbat and Domino Jack, all in a beautiful unpainted purple vinyl. The raffle will only be open for one full hour starting at 8AM PST and ending at 9AM... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
Frank Kozik is out with a brand new toy with Kidrobot. Inspired by vintage squeeky toys, Frank is happy to bring to you, Free Hugs Bear! These are available now through Kidrobot in two colorways. The Silver edition is the Kidrobot exclusive and is limited to 200 pieces and retails... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
Toy Art Gallery's imposing Takhon is a new figure from Thai artist RecycleC. Inspired by Thailand’s Phi Ta Khon festival (ghost festival) and its distinctive ghost masks, the 7.5” figure features two ghost buddies attached to Takhon via chain and a stylish, removable sword. Takhon will debut in an unpainted... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
Looking for something to watch on the ol’ Youtube? How about this week’s Toy Geeks Behind the Counter episode? #36 starts with art toys, is filled with art toys and ends with… art toys :) Ben, Jack V. and yours truly take a closer look at several figures including the... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
Ready for a double dose of 3DRetro exclusives? It goes down tonight (Saturday, 9.16) with a release/signing party at their Glendale location from 6 to 9 PM. You’ll be able to pick up the Juan Muniz x Luke Chueh Headspace (200 pcs, $60) —featuring Juan’s Felipe and Luke’s sad bear—as... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
Unbox will be releasing the Beijing Toy Show Chunk by Jim Dreams on Saturday (9.16) at 6 AM PDT from their web shop—time for west coast boys and girls to set your alarms. This new edition features a mono design complete with a glorious gray glitter snot bubble. These should... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2017 at Vinyl Pulse
Amanda Visell and Michelle Valigura keep their super hero summer going with their newest spandex savior. Available now from Switcheroo, The Man of Steel (7”, 25 pcs, $135 + s/h) brings us a chill Superman seemingly enjoying some time away from fighting crime. He follows Wolvie and the Bat before... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2017 at Vinyl Pulse
So the latest Buff Monster news is mixed. On the plus side, he’s releasing a 5” Chrome Mister Melty figure (10 pcs, $200 + s/h) on Friday (9.15) at 10 AM PDT over on Staymelty.com. . The down side? This fancy version of the OG/Classic Mister Melty is the last... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2017 at Vinyl Pulse
Brent Nolasco has released a new edition of his 8” Beast rotocast rein figure into the wild. This new release features some amazing paint application and detail that beautifully captures the talent of Mr. Nolasco. He mentions that every piece is hand painted with an 18-step process. You can find... Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2017 at Vinyl Pulse
We bring you another couple weeks worth of great ear content coming from Marsham Toy Hour! Episode 20 features a very well known blogger in our toy community, senior John "Spanky" Stokes of Spankystokes.com! They get into the nitty gritty of how he got into to blogging and how far... Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2017 at Vinyl Pulse
The wait is nearly over. The king has returned. First seen at Five Points Festival in May, kaNO’s 20” Dragon King vinyl will be available for pre-order from ToyQube on Friday (9.15) at 12 PM CDT for $295 (+ s/h) and will ship in October. The Bruce Lee Estate-licensed figure... Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2017 at Vinyl Pulse
Toy Geeks Behind the Counter EP 35 ("Spoiler Alert") is up and available for you to geek out to. If you love Star Wars, this is a must-see episode as Ben, Jack V. and I dive into a pile of Last Jedi toys from Force Friday II. Black Series? Yep.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2017 at Vinyl Pulse
HK Urban Vinyl pioneer Eric So revisits his old school style for the Beijing Toy Show—just begun—with two new Estate figures – Edison (Edison Chen) and Sam (Sam Lee). Estate Sam may come with a mini blue sub in honor of his Subscrew apparel brand. New pics from Eric suggest... Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2017 at Vinyl Pulse
Double Drop alert! First seen at SDCC in July, 3DRetro’s Headspace exclusive collabo from Juan Muniz, Luke Chueh and Munky King will drop on Saturday (9.16, 6-9 PM) with an official release party and signing. Felipe meets Luke’s bear and Headspace for a mind altering Headspace. Both Juan and Luke... Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2017 at Vinyl Pulse
Back in June we wrote about Kaiju One’s impressive... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2017 at Vinyl Pulse
If you’re in Tokyo or can make plans to be there, you’ll definitely want to check out Hirota Saigansho’s exhibit opening on October 7th 2017 at Megumi Ogita Gallery in Ginza, Tokyo. The exhibit will offer a retrospective look at Hirota’s toys featuring each colorway released plus potentially one-offs/tests. In... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2017 at Vinyl Pulse
This just crossed our radar, as it looks like Kidrobot has teamed up with all of Graceland to produce their very own exclusive Elvis figure. We know what you're thinking, we couldn't believe it either, as these guys are already in stock and available for purchase. This is a big... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2017 at Vinyl Pulse
Another week, another wild and crazy (well…geeky and nerdy) Toy Geeks Behind the Counter episode. Conflicted and Dumb (Ep. 34) is out now for your watching pleasure below and on Youtube. George, Ben and Jack V. review and react to new toys including the life-size E.T. Stunt Puppet from Neca... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2017 at Vinyl Pulse
Power-Con is around t he corner and for those who are unfamiliar, Power-Con is a He-Man and She-Ra convention that takes place in Torrance, CA. Super7 will of course be in attendance and will be bringing a few exclusive goodies only available at the event! If you're lucky enough to... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2017 at Vinyl Pulse