1.21.08 – Episode 23 : Monkey Business
Show Notes – Join us for a look at the Silverback Gorilla by Dez Einswell, Invisible Mask BUD by Jamungo, Swashbucklers from Zizzle, Mini Mutants by Playmates, lots of upcoming toys, events, and even some hate! Thanks for tuning in to another exciting episode of Toy Break!
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)
- Hellboy Qee Winner – congrats to Craig in Austrailia! 🙂 Thank you for everyone who participated – this contest was awesome!
- Toxic Ringo Contest – win a green Toxic Ringo from 3DRetro.com! Head over to the forum and post a picture of yourself in your best Ringo bear pose! Deadline is February 13th.
- Toy Brief – introducing short, under 2 minute segments from yours truly 2-4 times per week on YouTube and now on iTunes, too!
- Heroes Series 1 – by Mezco – five 7″ scale figures with accessories including Peter Petrelli, Hiro Nakamura, Claire Bennet, Mohinder Suresh, and Syler
- Tricycle Terror – by Scott Tolleson & StolleArt Studio – 5″ tall polyresin statue – 450 hand numbered pieces – available early May 2008 for about $45
- Old Skool Kaiju – by Erick Scarecrow & EscToy – coming in February
- S.L.M. – by Sichi & adFunture – 9″ tall, 4 designs, 500 pieces each – $60 each
- Berenjena – by DGPH & adFunture – 6″ tall vinyl piece with removable top – expect them soon
- Capees – by Mad Barbarians & Kidrobot – 8″ figures in flocked pink or white, limited to 1500 pieces, coming February 7 for $39.95 each
- French Dunny Series – by Kidrobot – 19 designs (including 2 chase figures) releasinh February 21 for $6.95 each
- Monger Farms Country Time Breakfast – by Kozik & Kidrobot – 5 pack of smoking breakfast foods including smorkin’ bacon, crack’d egg, stale donut, toast, and bitter coffee – releasing February 28 for $15.95
- Beatles Figures – by Corgi – new versions of Beatles toys including classic Yellow Submarine, Magical Mystery Tour Bus, a Revolver taxi, and an Abbey Road Routemaster bus
- Silverback Gorilla – by Dez Einswell & X-Large – $70
- Invisible Mask BUD – by Jamungo & Threezero – 9″ clear vinyl, removable gas mask and snorkel parka – 500 pieces – $99.99
- Swashbucklers – by Zizzle – animated style Pirates of the Carribdean – about $10 each
- Mini Mutants – by Playmates – 2 packs of 3″ TMNT figures – $5.99
- Get A Grip – custom toy show featuring Money Grip customs by tons of artists at My Plastic Heart NYC from January 25 to February 20
- Vivisect Playset – toy release party at Gallery 1988 Los Angeles on January 26 from 6-9 pm
- Angry Woebot – solo show at Split Obsession in Honolulu, HI opens January 26th
- Atlanta Comics Expo – February 8 to 10 – Friday events feature the Iron Munny Kickoff (where guest artists will be introduced and begin customizing their munnys for a charity auction) and Saturday events feature a toy customizing workshop and toy swap
- The Long Arm of the Paw – featuring works by Mark Bodnar, Luke Chueh, and Yosuke Ueno at Gallery 1988 Los Angeles from February 5 – February 29