Episode 123 : What Up Clown?

6.9.10 – Episode 123 : What Up Clown?

Show Notes – Join us and Sarah Jo while we chat about the upcoming Vader Project, Black Gloss Shiitake, some viewer contributions, and much more! Top your tiny tacos with your favorite condiments and join us for a Toy Break!

Toy Break Stuff

  • Half Dead Fred Contest – brought to you by ZombiesAndToys.com – this bust was available over at their site for $45, but is sold out – post your favorite zombie type thing in the contest section of the forum – deadline is June 23
  • Toy Break Logo Contest – post your logos in the contest section on the forum and you could win our undying appreciation and probably another surprise prize – please note that by posting a logo, you are consenting to our use of said logo on our website, for advertising purposes, potentially on merchandise in the future, etc. – deadline is TBD
  • The Vader Project – order the 200 page catalog, get the details on the L.A. appareance, and don’t miss your last chance to see 100 custom Vader helmets!
  • Freeman’s Auction – sign up to join in the fun of the Vader auction!


  • DC Comics Mez-Itz Line – Mezco recently signed with Warner Bros. to create DC Comics Mez-Itz starting with Batman and Joker at SDCC
  • Wild Grinders Action Figures – by Mattel – Moonscoop has appointed Mattel to develop action figures based on Wild Grinder, the new animated series coming in 2011 from Rob Dyrdek
  • Graffiti Spray Can App – by Phetus of Elite Gudz – free app for the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad – recent update includes NEW TOOLS (Camera Support, Import Backgrounds from photo albums), INTERFACE IMPROVEMENTS (Streamlined Background Interface), NEW FEATURES (Background pack featuring the UK, Canada, Luxembourg, Paris, Mexico and Greece), PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENTS (Enhanced Memory Caching) – check it out in the iTunes app store
  • Toy-junkies.com – a new UK based designer toy blog – check it out and send any submissions to info@designer-toys.co.uk
  • Starfleet IWG – by Rocket World – combining the Insurgents Wilderness Gruppo wtih Star Trek, this series of 7.5″ figures each come with their own phaser, tricorder, communicator, and Tribble – limited to 300 pieces, the figures will be $50 each with a SDCC deal including all three figures for $100
  • Munny Munth – Kidrobot and select retailers are offering a buy one get one free deal on 7″ Munnys



  • Kit Fisto Mini Figure – from Eric Lillieberg
  • Dragatomi “Not Vinyl” Show – video by Gabriel of eleven21 productions and hosted by Leecifer

  • Black Gloss Shiitake – by Erick Scarecrow of ESC Toy – 3″ hand painted resin figure limited to 100 pieces


  • 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
  • Kaiju Big Battel – live monster mayhem will be taking place after Wizard World Philly on June 12th

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