Episode 121 : Robits, No Gobits!

5.26.10 – Episode 121 : Robits, No Gobits!

Show Notes – We have Roger Chang with us this week for Buildman Destroyator, Space Wanderer, Cyberman, Animated Wicket, and more! Unpeel your banana (bananas are good!) and join us for a Toy Break!

Toy Break Stuff

  • The Krakit / Idle Contest – krakit has generously offered up a MANEKI TORA (Lucky Tiger) figure by German based artist Daniel Goffin (idle on the forum) – to enter, head over to the forum and post your favorite image of a tiger – deadline is May 26th
  • Tekzilla – Patrick Norton and Veronica Belmont bring you hands on reviews of the latest gear, tips and tricks that improve the tech you already own and conversations with the most informative experts around.
  • HD Nation – HD Nation is your guide to the best in HD content, and the best in home theater gear, no matter what your budget is!


  • Outer Space Men Are Coming! – by The Four Horsemen – the first two 3 3/4″ action figures are in production including Astro-Nautilus and Inferno and Wave two will include Xodiac and Metamorpho – figures incorporate the Glyos joint system for compatability with all other Glyos products – keep an eye out for more details
  • Seismic Ace Template – by Smash Tokyo Toys – template for artists to submit Seismic Ace designs based on two themes: Camoflage and Zoo-ology – designs are limited to 3 colors and the two winning designs will be released in early 2011 – send your completed templates to smashtokyotoys@hotmail.com
  • threeA Wiki – database of information about Ashley Wood’s three A products including World War Robot, Popbot, Adventure Kartel, and more
  • We Are Paper Toys – by Louis Bou – “From paper toy sketches and templates to final design layouts and finished products, each paper toy design features step-by-step instructions on how to create and personalize it.” – $20



  • Cyberman – by Character Options & BBC – from the 2.5″ Time Squad series – $10 – the whole 15 piece assortment is about $50 at bigbadtoystore.com
  • Wicket Animated Maquette – by Gentle Giant – 4.5″ polystone statue limited to 850 pieces – $60
  • Lemi The Space Wanderer – 10″ handmade plush comes in a canvas bag with bonus pin – $20
  • Buildman Destroyator Mk. II – by Phil Reed of BattleGrip.com – part of the Glyos System by Onell Design – includes two different Buildman action figures merged into a single design, one Phase Arm, two stickers, and an illustrated backer card – $20


  • Netzwerk and Musashinto Tech – solo exhibitions by Daniel Goffin and Martin Osuna at Toy Art Galley in Hollywood, CA from May 28 to June 12
  • The Vader Project – last chance to see 100 custom Darth Vader helmets before they leave for auction! Show is at 6812 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles CA with opening party June 11th (DJs The Crystal Pharaoh and The Sucklord) and the show runs from June 12 to 20 with a catalog signing with over 20 artists on June 12th at 2 pm