Episode 32 : Shut Up!

3.31.08 – Episode 32 : Shut Up!

Show Notes – Join us for a look at Combat-R Zero by Atomic Mushroom, the Zombie Wolverine Bust by Diamond Select, a new contest, news, events, and more! Thanks for dropping in for a Toy Break!

* Toy Break is an anagram for To Bakery and we like cupcakes, cookies, brownies, and other delicious baked goods, so this works out nicely.

Toy Break Stuff

  • Call Toy Break – call and ask us a question, leave a message, or tell us about your favorite toys on the Toy Break hotline at 818-Am-I-Good (818-264-4663)
  • New Contest – win a DIY Mate from Das Mo! Just go to the contest section of forum and post a short poem about your favorite toy podcast Toy Break – deadline is April 10
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  • Toy Brief – don’t miss short, under 2 minute segments from yours truly 2-3 times per week on YouTube and now on iTunes, too!
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  • tokidoki Mimobots – by Mimico – 3 new Mimobots featuring designs by tokidoki releasing April 18th
  • Hard-Sell Jukebot Robot – by Bigshot Toyworks – 7″ vinyl retro robot created for DJ Shadow based on poster art by Paul Insect – coming soon
  • Zombie Pet Dunny – by Kidrobot – 8″ glow in the dark Dunny by Argentinean illustrator Patricio Oliver – coming April 24th for $39.95
  • Invisible Mask Bud Print – by Threezero & Jamungo – the first 250 people inside the US to redeem the coin that came with the Invisible Mask Bud will receive a limited edition, signed, numbered print of the figure for free (shipping included)
  • New I.W.G. Mini Figures – by Patrick Ma & StrangeCO – 3″ flocked 3 piece set of the Insurgent Wilderness Gruppo, including Titus the Grizzly, Affonso the White Rhino and Hannibal the Mountain Gorilla – $27.99
  • New Bif Bang Pow! License – co-founder and rhythm guitarist of Anthrax Scott Ian has signed a licensing deal with Bif Bang Pow! to produce action figures and bobble heads in his image – the first bobblehead can be pre-ordered now and is scheduled to ship this summer


  • Combat-R Zero – by Atomic Mushroom – 9.5″ vinyl robots available in red, black, green, and yellow, limited to 500 pieces each – $55 each or $265 for the set of 5 including the Plutonium GID version
  • Zombie Wolverine Bust – by Diamond Select Toys – 7″ bust sculpted by William Paquet, limited to 1000 pieces, available exclusively online – $60


  • Gag Me with a Toon – over 20 artists contribute to the celebration of 80’s animated iconography at Meltdown Comics on April 5th
  • Children of a Lesser Odd – solo show featuring Terribly Odd at Rivet Gallery in Columbus, Ohio from April 5th to April 30th
  • Some Stuff I Made – solo show featuring 10″ custom Mad*Ls by Mad himself at the myplasticheart LES store in New York City, NY on April 17th
  • New York Comic Con – at the Javits Center in New York City from April 18th to 20th
  • The Soopa Show – group show featuring over 30 custom Soopas (figure by Erick Scarecrow) at Concrete Jungle in Forest Hills, NY on April 19th