6.15.11 – Episode 171 : Botcon Baby!
Show Notes – Slick McFavorite from Open Your Toys joins us to chat about Botcon and much more! Pop open those Pringles and join us for a Toy Break!
Toy Break Stuff
- Button Lab Contest – Win 100 full color or black & white custom 1-inch buttons ($25 value) to give away, sell, or horde for eternity! To enter, simply post your button design in the contest section on the forum…that’s it! You can use the button template from button-lab.com. Deadline is June 22nd
- Toy Break Poster – 11″ x 17″ poster featuring art by Charles Marsh (aka Monsterforge) – $5 + $2.50 shipping or $10 + $2.50 shipping for one signed by all four of us including Charles!
- OMFG! Series 1 on Kickstarter – Help us produce a toy line of community created mini figure characters like old M.U.S.C.L.E. and Monster In My Pocket figures!
- Open Your Toys – Listen to Slick and Mrs. McFavorite discuss some of your favorite action figure every week and follow them online at facebook.com/openyourtoys and twitter.com/slickmcfavorite
- FigureOfTheDay.com – new site which offers a new collector’s figure every day at 12 am PST – figures are available for 24 hours or until they are sold out
- Mattel SDCC Exclusives – Ghostbusters Stay Puft Marshmallow Man, over 20″ tall, $70 – Masters of the Universe Classics Queen Marlena with Cringer, $25 – Blazing Sword Voltron with 22 points of articulation, $30 – DC Universe Swamp Thing, $30 – Young Justice Superboy in Cloning Chamber, $20 – Hot Wheels Back to the Future Vehicle, $35 – Hot Wheels Franken Berry Vehicle, $20 – MotUC Polly Pocket Collection including Polly as She-Ra, Lea as Frosta, and Crissy as Catra, $20 – Monster High Ghoulia Yelps, $20 – Green Lantern Kilowog, $25 – Carol Ferris Barbie Doll, $35
- NECA SDCC Exclusives – Gizmo with removable glasses, lanyard, and SDCC tote bag for $20 – 7″ Predator with “Gort” mask comes with bloody skull & spine – $20
- Lego Minifig Series 2 – by Lego
- Kre-o – by Hasbro – Lego-like building block system launching with Transformers figure in July
- HoloSpex – by HoloSpex – 3D glasses that surround each bright point of light with amazing images suspended in air
- Star Wars Days – at Legoland in Carlsbad, CA June 18th & 19th
- San Diego Comic Con – in San Diego, CA July 21st to 24th