9.19.07 – Episode 12 : Ring Ring!
Show Notes – Join us for a look at more Marvel Zombies, MINDstyle’s City Critters, Super Rad Toys Axis of Evil, Pheyden by Onell Design, and a visit with Rich Vanover and Ben Goretsky at Wheaty Wheat Studios! Smells like another fun episode of Toy Break!
- Continued Wheaty Wheat Contest – Two lucky winners will get a Mellow and a Cleabus, both by Chris Lee and both artist proofs, curtesy of Wheaty Wheat! Just email us at with a picture of your favorite, coolest, most unique toy and guest judge Rich from Wheaty Wheat will pick the best toy! Deadline is September 30th.
- Call Toy Break – call and leave us a message on the Toy Break hotline at 818-Am-I-Good (818-264-4663)
- Peegee – by Touma & Wonderwall – 4.75″ tall, available in November
- Ninjatown – SouthPeak Games is making Shawnimal’s Ninja into a Nintendo DS game!
- Chadam 3-D – Alex Pardee is working with Warner Bros. Television and Studio 2.0 to translate his character Chadam into a 3-D animated episodic movie
- Halloween Barts – by Toy2R – 3″ Halloween versions of the Bart Simpson Qee will be about $7 each with a GID Black edition available at The Showroom in NYC and Luisa via Roma in Italy and a Bone Skeleton Mask version exclusive to Hot Topic
- McFarlane Store – McFarlane just opened their flagship store in Glendale, AZ
- TADO Cover – TADO is featured on the cover of the October issue of Computer Arts Project magazine which comes with a TADO mushroom toy, too!
- Little Paul Doll – by Curioddities/Clara Boo – handmade 10″ tall Pee-Wee inspired doll made of vinyl material, 1 of only 5 for $100
- 6.5′ Optimus Prime – all metal, 175 pounds, limited to 200 pieces, this Optimus Prime is only $4000
- Vinyl Pulse Community – social network site focusing on the vinyl and toy community and artists
- Tamo & Treeson Contest – still going on at http://espvisuals.blogspot.com
- Subcasts Spider-Man – by Upper Deck & Tweeqim – 9″ resin stylized Spider-Man available now for $75
- Marvel Milestones: Zombie Spider-Man & Mary Jane – by Diamond Select Toys – 8.5″ statue, limited to 2000 pieces, $100 at BigBadToyStore.com
- Marvel Zombie Minimates – by Art Asylum – zombie Spider-Man, Colonel America, Wolverine, Hulk, and Powerman at Minimates, available for $16.99 at bigbadtoystore.com and SDCC exclusive Giant Man and Daredevil are $7.99 and also available at bidbadtoystore.com)
- Dejarik Holochess Set – by Sideshow – 12″ scale Holochess Set from Star Wars, available for $49.99
- City Critters – by MindStyle & Jim Henson Company – set of 8 available at ToyTokyo.com for $59.99 and widely available for ~$7.50 each soon
- Pheyden – 2.75″ tall, 12 points of articulation, interchangable parts, $10 each
- Axis of Evil – by PlasticGod & Super Rad Toys – boxed set of 5″ political icons including Saddam Hussein, Tony Blair, Kim Jong-il, George “W” Bush, and Osama bin Laden – available in October for $120.00 – special Jail House version available exclusively at CardboardSpaceship.net
Wheaty Wheat Visit
- Vinyl Toy Network – coming Sunday December 2 from 10 am to 5:30 pm – FREE admission and FREE goodies bags to the first 100 visitors
- Toys Kill – featuring Justice Howard & Jim Koch at Meltdown Comics in Los Angeles, CA from October 6 to October 31 – opening reception October 6 from 7 to 10 pm
- MegaGwin Show – dozens of customized MegaGwins from tons of artists including: Jim Koch, Doktor A, Anna Puchalski, Robert Kruse, Brandt Peters/Kathy Olivas, Bil BetsOvic, Okkle, Drilone, Queenie, Serena Kuhl, Chad Carothers, Eric & Laura Treadaway, Squidboy, Blinky, and tons more at Alpha Cult in Long Beach, CA from October 13 to November 7; opening reception October 13 from 7 to 11 pm with goody bags, cupcakes, and awesomeness!