Episode 24 : Mark

2.4.08 – Episode 24 : Mark

Show Notes – We’ve got Kick Ass Cuties by Lisa Petrucci, Vivisect Playset by StrangeCO, Cloverfield Monster toy news, On Location with Alex Hurter at Neptoon Studios, and more news, events, and blind box opening than you can shake a stick at*! Thanks for Toy Breakin’ it up with us!

* Stick shaking is not recommended and could be hazardous to your health.

Toy Break Stuff

  • Call Toy Break – call and leave us a message, ask a question, or tell us a knock knock joke on the Toy Break hotline at 818-Am-I-Good (818-264-4663)
  • 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 – don’t miss short, under 2 minute segments from yours truly 2-4 times per week on YouTube and now on iTunes, too!
  • Toy Break on Blip.tv – reminder to update your Flash player to fully enjoy watching Toy Break on Blip.tv!


  • TMNT Figure Update – by NECA – issue 183 of Lee’s Toy Review has updated pictures including a possible black and white figure
  • Bart Simpson Mania Series 2 – by Toy2R – several new styles of 3″ Bart Simpson Qees as well as new 10″ versions releasing very soon
  • Golem – by Tragnark & Kaching Brands – 10″ figure availble soon in regular (400 pieces) and black (200 pieces) – $75
  • The Saddest Devil – by Toby Dutkiewicz aka Devilboy – grey vinyl figure, 250 pieces, releasing around March
  • Ripple – by Sket One & Kaching Brands – premiering at the Blue Monday booth at the Atlanta Comics Expo (February 8 – 10) – 8″ vinyl figure OG Vanilla, 500 pieces – $44.99
  • Black Petit Lapin – by Mr. Clement – black 5″ Lapin, 100 pieces – 1$30
  • Toy Shop Magazine – March will be the last print issue and the email newsletter has ended
  • Bumrush – by J. Roo & Dynomight NYC – 7″ figure with 5 points of articulation, 250 pieces – pre-order now for $75
  • Cloverfield Monster Toy – by Hasbro – (no picture yet) 14″ tall, have 70 points of articulation, authentic sound, 10 parasites, two interchangeable heads, Statue of Liberty Head accessory, and special packaging – estimated to ship around the end of September – pre-order now for $99.99


On Location

  • Neptoon Studios – our Canadian correspondent Alex Hurter takes a Toy Break with Todd Kauffman and Mark Thornton at Neptoon Studios, creators of the new Crush figure!

    A big thank you to all of them and also to Kim Sison for editing this On Location!

    Check out the extended interview on YouTube.com/toybreak!


  • Robot Invasion and Other Arrivals – new works by Gabe Lanza at Rotofugi in Chicago from February 1st – 23rd
  • Force of Habit – a tribute to Nunsploitation by Bastet2329 at Hyaena Gallery in Burbank, CA from February 1st – 15th
  • 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
  • Forest Party – a night of music and plush art by Heidi Kenney, Henny Harada, and Spooky Daddy February 9th at 7 pm at Emmaus in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
  • From The Depths… – solo show by Nathan Lumm at Pink Ghost in Ft. Lauderdale, FL from February 16th to March 15th