3.30.09 – Episode 71 : Boba Fett, Where?
Show Notes – Join us for a look at Calavera by Ramos and Herrera, Wild Grinders by Rob Dyrdek, Star Wars Vinyl from Disney, a blindboxed custom, and much more! Dig into those Matzos early and join us for a Toy Break!
Toy Break Stuff
- Billy Syn Contest – two lucky winners will each win a hand made, hand cast, hand painted Billy Syn figure by Nreazon! To enter, check out the Where’s Billy? image, then leave a comment with number of Billy’s you find – deadline is April 1st
- Small Toy Break Download – just use the “small mp4” link above for a lower resolution, smaller version (320 x 240) of Toy Break at about half the size in megabytes
- The Neil Winn Project – vote for your favorite design and watch as we chronicle the progress from design to finished resin piece – vote in the Toy Break forum by April 1st
- Toy Break on Blip.tv – reminder to update your Flash player to fully enjoy watching Toy Break on Blip.tv!
- “I have more toys than your kids” Shirt – by Rotofugi & Formula Werks – choose the shirt and text colors – $25
- Blindsided – by Jeremy Brautman – 5 part investigation that discusses the pros and cons of blindbox from the perspective of toy companies, toy fans, toy stores, toy artists, and toy bloggers
- Squadt Nozzel S1 – by Jamungo – releasing at noon central standard time March 30, this 6″ vinyl figure is limited to 100 pieces and comes with cloth parka, 2 sets of arms, gun, and removable helmet – $65 including shipping
- Calavera – by Humberto Ramos & Francisco Herrera – 7.5″ vinyl figure – $50
- Wild Grinders – by Wild Grinders – Rob Dyrdek stylized skate toys – wave 1 includes: Lil Rob, Meater, Jay Jay, Emo Crys, Jack Knife, and Spitball – about $7
- Star Wars Vinyl Squeaky Toys – by Disney – 7 figure set includes Darth Vader, Yoda, C-3PO, R2-D2, Chewbacca, Clone Trooper, and Boba Fett – available at the theme parks for around $20
Cool Custom of the Week
- Custom Blind Boxes – by Elliot Riggs – customs raffle at Red Hot Robot going on now for $3 per ticket or receive a free entry with purchase of a custom blindbox – 1st prize is a custom 8″ Dunny, 2nd prize is a custom Mecha Sad Bear – drawings will be held on May 1st
- Kaiju Blasphemy – group show of customized Godamnits at Kaiju-X3 in Phoenix, AZ starting April 3rd
- Custom Mutt Show – group show featuring lots of custom Mutts at APW Gallery in New York City, NY starting April 3rd
- Attack of Illazilla – group show of customized Illazillas at Meltdown Comics in Los Angeles, CA on April 4th
- Humans Beware – I.W.G. custom show featuring over 70 artists at Rocketworld in San Francisco, CA from April 10th to June 6th
- The Resin Collective – hand-cast figures from around the globe at Red Hot Robot in Phoenix, AZ from April 11th to May 9th
- Fangoria Weekend Of Horrors – a ghoulish gathering of horror related guests, exhibitors, and events at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, CA from April 17 to April 19