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Boom! After several rounds of sold-out TEQ63 exclusives, QUICCS and Martian Toys are pushing right on through with what appears to be a brand-new amped up evil robotic spray can bombin’ vision of the character. From images/info floating, Ravager [TEQ63] will feature a highly-detailed sculpt from Karmieh Design, So far... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
While WonderFestival 2018 Winter has come and gone, BlackBook Toy is showing collectors with several brand-new editions which were not available at the convention, via it’s Post WF Lottery which runs through 6:59 AM PST on Saturday (2.24). First up is the brand-new Stealth Guy [8 pcs, 12960 yen /... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
MINDstyle showed a dizzying number of new figures at the Toy Tokyo booth for last week’s Toy Fair in NYC. Perhaps the most eye-catching piece is ReChild by talented illustrator Zeen Chin. Carrying the name of the artist’s first volume of collected works, the elaborate piece features several of his... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
Ron English just posted a shot of his Punk Skunk prototype chilling as part of a to-be painted scene in his studio. The ‘dope’ figure is enjoying an herbal break with blunt in hand—note the weed silhouette cleverly worked into the tail design. Ron’s new character was first seen in... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
Thanks to Scott Tolleson’s Instagram Update, we now have some solid information on the release of his new “Dark Crystal” Shard Dunny, which we last spoke about HERE. These will be releasing in Scott’s webstore on Friday, February 23rd at 10AM PST. These will be limited to only 70 pieces... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
Paul Kaiju is holding another raffle this weekend for his new Sepsis Mockbat. This release features a yellow vinyl with metallic sprays and stands 7” tall with 8 points of articulation with belly accessories. The raffle will take place this Sunday, February 25th at 8AM PST and ends at 12PM... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
We’ve got two wonderful episodes of Marsham Toy Hour to share with you! This weeks latest episode featured special guest Chris Ryniak, where they chit-chat about some great news coming from Chris and Amanda’s end. They also go into DTA nominations, themed Dunny series and we also get to hear... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
Kidrobot showcased quite a few of their upcoming art toy projects this weekend at Toy Fair including two related Tara Mcpherson projects for which they showed off the packaging, but not the toys themselves. Stellar Dream Scouts is an new blind-box mini series drawn from Tara’s magical universe filled with... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
Kidrobot showed a lot of their upcoming lineup at Toy Fair in NYC this past weekend, including the second release in their DC statue line which began with Tara McPherson’s Wonder Woman. Next up? Harley Quinn (10.5”) by Brandt Peters. This one is scheduled to drop in July for $150.... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
Over the weekend, Tomenosuke released their exclusive Belladonna of Sadness—a haunting edition in deep crimson red with a blood-evoking texture. Based on the 1973 animated film Kanashimi no Belladonna (or ‘Belladonna of Sadness’), this special edition re-interprets the form to represent Jean, Belladonna’s husband. The 285 mm (~ 11.2”) statue... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
Rejoice! The latest and greatest episode of your favorite art toy web show is up and ready for your streaming pleasure over on YouTube or below. Episode 2 of Toy Geeks Behind the Counter’s brand-new second season features cool pup Chamaco as guest accompanied by his human, Carlos East. Geeks... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
Nearly a year to the day that Luke Chueh revealed The Prisoner XL as a proto last February during the drop of the regular-sized Oxycontin edition, Munky King will release The Prisoner XL (Vicodin) on Saturday (2.24) at 1 PM PST via its web store. At 6” tall—with a custom... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
As part of the NBA All Star Game festivities in Los Angeles, Kidrobot invited eight artists to create hoops-inspired custom Mega Munnys. The customs from kaNO, Kumi Xiong, Jesse Hernandez, Johnny Draco, Josh Mayhem, J*Ryu, Rich B. Caliente, and Sharon Park are up for online auction to benefit the NBA’s... Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2018 at Vinyl Pulse
Amanda Visell has released two new Ringers busts. Each of the designs features a different t-shirt design—Iron Giant and I Can Save Myself. The hand-cast and hand-painted resin pieces stand 6.5” tall and are available for pre-order from Switcheroo for $145 (+ s/h) each. Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2018 at Vinyl Pulse
Shon has several drops lined up for WonderFestival 2018 Winter (2.18) via the How2Work booth (8-13-12). On tap are a special translucent CNY Hug Hug Cat with Chinese ingot inside, a calico-style Cat Rider, a black/red/gold Shinobi (above) and a blue/purple/gold Pumpkinhead. Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2018 at Vinyl Pulse
Momoco Studio will unleash their brand-new Shark Papa sofubi at Wonder Festival 2018 Winter (2.18). As you might guess by the name, Shark Papa is a big ‘un – about 2.5x taller than their previous Shark Boy toys! He’ll be available at their booth [5-20-02] for 12,000 yen (~ $110). Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2018 at Vinyl Pulse
adFunture continues its toy revival with Fortune Panda, their latest collaboration with KEIOS and Bee Wong. This one is slated for April. Our guess is Shanghai Toy Show (4.5 – 4.7) where adFunture is showing or perhaps Wonder Festival Shanghai (4.6 –4.7). Fortune Panda joins adFunture’s previously released Fortune Kayden... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2018 at Vinyl Pulse
It’s that time of year folks! Start thinking of your favorite toys, artists, companies and BLOGS *wink wink*, as the Designer Toy Awards have now opened up the nomination process for the big event on June 1st during the Five Points Festival weekend. The nominations will be open from now... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2018 at Vinyl Pulse
Toy Art Gallery will release the Baphomaniac Flesh Edition from Martin Ontiveros on Friday (2.16) at 12 PM PST for $80 (+ s/h) over at the TAG web shop. Standing 8” tall with articulation at the head, arms and wings, the new unpainted edition of the mystical beast follows the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2018 at Vinyl Pulse
Kidrobot will release The Death of Innocence 8” Dunny from Igor Ventura on Friday (2.16) at 8 AM PDT. Based on Igor’s poignant custom done as a commission back in 2015, The Death of Innocence—a ‘wood’ rocking horse decorated in a Dia De Muertos/Sugar Skull style—is a comment on what’s... Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2018 at Vinyl Pulse
The upcoming collabo project between Jason Freeny and South Korea’s ANATOY makes perfect sense. ANATOY is an elaborate new platform toy based around the concept of anatomy. The platform features a skeletal concept with 12 swappable parts per figure attached via articulated joints with ‘bone’ connectors. So far ANATOY has... Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2018 at Vinyl Pulse
Fern Toy is readying the release of it’s next figure—the gobsmacking Mindseye Trooper from UK artist Will Sweeney. Standing ~ 8” tall, the stylish ‘guardian of the vorpal sword’ offers a retro futuristic vibe. Love the design with the textured suit, the bold colors, and the clean lines. This will... Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2018 at Vinyl Pulse
You’ve been waiting all winter for the thaw, the sun, and Season 2 of Toy Geeks Behind the Counter. Well… at least one of three isn’t too bad… TGBTC S2 E1 is now up for your watching pleasure—a full hour ! Check out the first episode of the new season... Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2018 at Vinyl Pulse
Oooh… 3DRetro will release a dose of fresh street style with their Exclusive TEQ63 vinyl (6”) from QUICCS x Martian Toys. The 3DRetro Exclusive features a dope digital camo pattern that has to be seen in person to really appreciate the amazing pad printing at play here. The swappable arms... Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2018 at Vinyl Pulse
JT Studio opened a 24-hr pre-order for new Jians Valentine Exclusive vinyl figure (4.3”) in the dead of last night Stateside time. To be on the safe side you should get your order in by 11:59 AM PST on Tuesday (2.13). This special edition sports a really nice paint application... Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2018 at Vinyl Pulse