Episode 56 : Long!

11.24.08 – Episode 56 : Long!

Show Notes – Follow along for the 9″ Warriors by Mezco, TMNT Mini Figures by Playmates, Big Bob Slug by Frank Kozik, coupon codes, news, and much more! Start steeping some soothing green tea and tune in for a Toy Break!

Toy Break Stuff


  • Wizard Sleeve Toys – has launched their redesigned online store with bunches of toys, apparel, prints, and more!
  • Onell’s Junk Shop – offers junkshop figure made up of 13 random parts ($4) and junkshop pile which guarantees you three complete figures ($10)
  • Pierce the Human Pincushion and Nathan the Dog-Faced Boy – by Jared Deal and Garnet Syberg-Olsen of Carnival Cartoons – set of two figures, 5.5″ and 4″ tall, from the Carneys line – 5 colorways to be released throughout the year including the black and gold 3D Retro VTN exclusive (limited to 50 pieces) followed by exclusives from Plastic and Plush, Monkeyhouse Toys, Carnival Cartoons Web, and Carnival Cartoons Classic edition
  • Adopt A Monster – by Monster Workshop – handmade plush monsters covered in faux fur with bendable arms for posing/hanging – £30 to £40 each
  • Reindeer Dunny – by Chuckboy & Kidrobot – holiday Dunny available now – $10


  • 9″ Warriors Orphans Leader – by Mezco – 9″ articulated figure includes razor, newspaper article, and alternate hands – the next four Warriors 9″ figures (Baseball Fury, Cyrus, Ajax, and Swan) will be out in December and you can pre-order them for $144
  • TMNT Movie Star Multi Pack – by Playmates – 10 pack of 3″ Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles mini figures includes Leo, Don, Raph, Mike, Splinter, Aguila, Winters, Vanpire, Gato, and Foot Ninja – $15 at toysrus.com
  • Hello Kitty Cell Phone Strap – by Balzac – $7
  • Boba Fett Stack-ems – by Basic Fun – Boba Fett, Darth Vader, and Stormtrooper are available now with Chewbacca, C-3PO, and R2-D2 coming soon – $5
  • Big Bob Slug – by Frank Kozik & Kidrobot – 5″ vinyl – $30 – frozenempiretoys.com


  • Touma Exhibition – annual Touma show featuring the release of their new Beak Falcon figure at mixi-bang! in Pasadena, CA on November 29th at 7 pm
  • Uglycon – Ugly Doll celebration with a raffle, art, costume contest and more at Giant Robot in New York, NY on December 6th
  • Winter Vinyl Toy Network – at the Pasadena Convention Center in Pasadena, CA on December 6th & 7th – be sure to check out all the exclusives!
  • Choking Hazard – open custom MiniGwin show debuting at Winter Vinyl Toy Network in Pasadena December 6 & 7, 2008 and then touring indefinitely – grab a MiniGwin today and get to work!

Cool Custom of the Week

  • George aka idlechimp – Los Angeles based toy sculptor, co-owner of October Toys, co-host of Toy Break, beard aficionado