Episode 211 : Fireman Ben

4.10.12 – Episode 211 : Fireman Ben

Show Notes – Ben returns for Ice Scream Man, Spy Monkey Creations, WWRp dePlume, and much more! Get some nachos ready and join us for a Toy Break!

Toy Break Stuff

  • Tokidoki Jacket Contest – brought to you by 3DRetro – to enter, head over to the contest section on our fourm and post a picture of your jacket or hoodie that you want to replace with this fine garment – Deadline is April 25th
  • GID OMFG – by October Toys – support and pre-order through kickstarter!
  • Uncle Argh Noir – by Tenacious Toys, Scott Tolleson, & Toy2R – Kickstarter project raising funds to produce an exclusive grayscale version of Scott Tolleson’s Uncle Argh 5″ mini Qee
  • Cute John Zipper Pull – by John En Cheng – 1″ resin zipper pull limited to 30 pieces


  • New Divulge Issue – available now!
  • New Xone Paper Toy – by Robert Curet – download “Bunny till my break” Easter themed paper toy for free
  • Spike Toyer, Melting Toyer, Spike Bear, and Melting Bear – by Toy2R – new 5″ Mini Qee collections available now in: Classic DIY White, Hong Kong Black, Fiery Red and Hot Pink – $20 each
  • Color Changing Paint Video – by ersico – shown on Multiskull from OMFG Series 1 using Thermal Dust from Solar Color Dust
  • Sea-Borgs – by James Felix McKenney (MonsterPants Toys) – first three Sea-Borgs including Sea-Borg King, Sea-Borg Mist, and Sea-Borg Abyss available now as 4.5″ resin figures – $20 each or $50/set of three



  • Spy Monkey Armory Series – by Spy Monkey Creations – three new colors will be on sale April 13th including the Solid State Series White (white ABS, white PVC) for $15, the Metal Series Shining Gold (gold chrome ABS & clear colorless PVC) for $20, and Toxic Glow (glow ABS and glow PVC w/ aqua paint ops) for $20
  • WWRp DIY dePlume – by 3A – 6″ fully articulated action figure with fabric clothes
  • Vanilla Ice Scream Man – by Brutherford – 7.5″ rotocast resin – Vanilla is an open edition – $50 – check out Brutherford’s Instructables for great behind the scenes of the creation process

On Location

  • Atama – Ben visits Atama in Dallas, TX


  • Nerd City – visit Nerd City at C2E2 booth #842 for custom OMFG by Kyle Thye and other goodies in Chicago, IL April 13th to 15th
  • Playsam 500 – custom toy show featuring 59 artists customizing the iconic Playsam Streamliner Car to benefit charity at Super7 in San Francisdo, CA on April 28th
  • ToyCon UK – the UK’s first ever Designer Toy Convention will showcase the very best in toys from the UK and around the world at Baden Powell house in Kensington, England on April 6th, 2013