12.17.07 – Episode 19 : Thumbs Up!
Show Notes – Tons of new toys coming out in 2008, Bif Bang Pow’s Big Lebowski Urban Achievers, Batman & Son action figures, Subcasts Iron Man, Star Wars Galactic Heroes Jabba’s Palace, and so much more! As always, thank you for taking the time to take a Toy Break with us!
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Toy Break Stuff
- Call Toy Break – call and leave us a message or ask a question on the Toy Break hotline at 818-Am-I-Good (818-264-4663)
- New Contest – win an 8″ Hellboy Qee! Head over to the forum and post a word that rhythms with “hell”, but remember…no duplicates!
- Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles – by NECA – series 1 action figures based on original TMNT comic coming out Spring 2008
- Vivisect Playset – by StrangeCO & Gallery 1988 – releasing January 26 at Gallery 1988 Los Angeles – series includes 8 mini figures by artists Pete Gronquist, Amanda Visell, Greg Simkins, Joe Ledbetter, Thomas Han, Anthony Ausgang, and Luke Chueh
- Super Rad Toys 2008 Releases – The Wild Ones, WESC collaboration, Tootsie Pop figures, Love Is…, Patrick Nagel 12″ figure, and Tootsie Pop Goshos by Sket One
- Template Site – almost 40 DIY toy templates
- Beware of Fake Buka – by Sichi & Adfunture – series 1 coming soon with designs by Frank Kozik, Furi Furi, Mad Barbarians, DGPH, and more
- Nylon Being’s – by Lydia Dekker – handmade custom plush
- Robocon – great toy store in Chinatown at 988 N. Hill Street Suite 202, Los Angeles
- Big Lebowski Urban Achievers – by Bif Bang Pow – 8″ figures – $33.99
- Super Mario Bros. Plush – by Banpresto – 8″ with coin and 1-up sounds – about $20
- Batman & Son – by DC Direct – 6 3/4″ figures, set of five figures includes Batman, The Joker, Ninja Manbat, and Robin & Damian – about $50 for set
- Star Wars Galactic Heroes Jabba’s Palace – by Hasbro – Target exclusive – $20
- Subcasts Iron Man – by Upper Deck – 10 1/2″ tall resin statue – $75
- Under the Influence: A Tribute to Stan Lee – presented by Golden Apple Comics and Gallery 1988 in Los Angeles, CA from January 8th to February 1st – featuring works from almost 100 artists including Brandt Peters, Nathan Jurevicius, Greg “Craola” Simkins, Angry Woebots, and many more
- The Gentlemen’s Gang – works by Bob Dob, Nathan Ota, And Daniel Peacock at Gallery 1988 in San Francisco, CA from January 4th to January 26