Episode 73 : Better Late Than Never

4.15.09 – Episode 73 : Better Late Than Never

Show Notes – Join us for a look at the Masters of the Universe Classics including He-Man, Beast Man, Skeletor, Faker, and Stratos from Mattel as well as Custom Corps from Onell Design, a visit to the Humans Beware custom show and more! Pile those nachos high and join us for a Toy Break!

Toy Break Stuff

  • Curster Custom Contest – win an incredible custom plush from Curster by taking a picture of you putting on your best Yeti face and post it in the contest section of our forum – need some inspiration? visit curster.com and check out their other plush customs – deadline is April 29th
  • Toy Break MP3 – use the “mp3” link above to download just the audio from this episode
  • The Neil Winn Project – design #3 has prevailed! Stay tuned as we chronicle the progress from design to finished resin piece!


  • Humans Beware – Check out the 70+ customs at Rocket World! Thanks to DrilOne and Patrick for taking a Toy Break with us! See interviews with them at youtube.com/toybreak
  • Major Minnow – by Scott Tolleson – 10 pieces of this 6″ hand painted resin figure will be available at Scott’s first show at Rotofugi Gallery on May 1st
  • Custom Skully Show – call for submissions for a custom Skully show on May 16th – if you are interested in participating, blank Skully figures are available at chuckwa.com or urbanwarfair.com for $10 and must be finished and returned by May 9th – email skullyshow@chuckwa.com for more info


  • Masters of the Universe Classics – by Mattel – highly detailed, fully articulated figures from He-Man and She-Ra – all figures released so far have sold-out including He-Man, Beast Man, Skeletor, Stratos, and Faker – each originally $20- coming soon: Mer-Man, Zodac, Hordak


  • 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
  • Attack of the Designer Toy Show – resin figure show featuring work by Scott Higgins, Ric Bowden, Steven Vogeler, Ross Brown, Edward Ruiz and special guests like NReazon, Nakanari, and Jason Ice at Avenue Arts Venue in Dallas, TX on April 18th
  • It Came From Skullbrain – featuring Japanese toy inspired photography and customs by dozens of artists such as Bob Conge, DrilOne, Kill!, Reactor88, OsirisOrion, Lou Pimentel, Jesse Hernandez, and lots more at Super7 in San Francisco, CA opening April 18th
  • Mini Munny Mobile Parties – visit any Kidrobot store or participating retailer on April 19th for your free mini Munny mobile to design yourself, decorating materials will be provided

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