Episode 80 : Humanimal

6.9.09 – Episode 80 : Humanimal

Show Notes – Join us for a look at Sweeny Podd by Doktor A, Gentleman Ghost by Mattel, Silvermain by Daphne Lage, a peek at the Into The Darkness custom show, and much more! Stir up the Kool-Aid and join us for a Toy Break!

Toy Break Stuff

  • Abraham Obama Bust Contest – 16″ gold version Abraham Obama Bust by Ron English, limited to 50 pieces, $200, brought to you by 3DRetro.com – to enter, head over to the forum and post a picture of yourself dressed up as your favorite president – be creative and submit a photo, drawing, photoshoped image, etc! – deadline is June 17th
  • Toy Break MP3 – use the “mp3” link above to download just the audio from this episode
  • Blacky is visiting! – traveling around the world from the Netherlands where he calls Dunny.nl home


  • Skonk – by Okkle & Patch Together – 6″ resin figure will be available in 6 colors in the near future – for pre-ordering, contact VISEone@patchtogether.eu
  • New Squadt Figures – by Jamungo – “Die Fuckers” Chipp and Jack will be available as singles (100 pcs, $65) or in sets (50 sets, $120) on June 15th at noon CST
  • Toys R Us Recently Acquired FAO Schwarz – the two flagship FAO stores in New York City and Las Vegas as well as the website will continue to operate under the FAO Schwarz name

  • Papa Sama LVL 9999 Butter Edition
    – by Erick Scarecrow of ESCtoy – 8″ resin limited to 20 pieces releasing Friday June 12th and 11 am EST – $139

  • Sabertron Frisbees – if you received a Sabertron Frisbee at Botcon, mail it in for 10% off your next order


  • Sweeny Podd – by Doktor A & MINDstyle – 8″ vinyl Mechtorian, limited to 200 pieces – only 20 artist proofs for £75 – Doktor A also has a limited quantity of his Stephan LePodd “Sunday Best” version (300 pcs) for £50, Parlour Room version (100 pcs) for £85, and Gentlemen’s Club version (100 pcs) for £85
  • Gentleman Ghost – by Mattel – DC Universe Classics Wave 8 Figure 6 – with mini Atom – 7 figures to build Giganta – $14
  • Silvermain – designed by Daphne Lage – 8.5″ roto vinyl figure, four points of articulation – regular version $60 (limited to 350 pieces) and green glow edition is $70 (limited to 250 pieces)


  • Into The Darkness – custom toy show curated by Drilone with over 60 pieces at 1AM Gallery in San Francisco, CA showingnow through Junly 3rd – to buy pieces, visit toyjunkiesf.com

    Toy Break correspondant Mike Maraldo had a chance to visit the Into The Darkness Show and was kind enough to share the video with us! For the whole video, please visit japvinyl.blogspot.com

  • Choking Hazard – running concurrently with Print! Bomb! Show Me Your Munny! featuring printmakers, graffiti artists and custom vinyl toys, check out over 80 custom 1″ MiniGwins at Instinct Gallery in Des Moines, IA from June 13th
  • Alex Pardee’s Walrus Rider LA Release – to celebrate the release of his new Walrus Rider figure from Upper Playground, Alex Pardee will be signing and showing new works at Munky King in Los Angeles, CA on June 13th
  • A Touch of Evil – Daniel Seifert, aka Attaboy, presents his first solo show in two years featuring new works and Gooberry plush figures at POV Evolving Gallery in Los Angeles, CA on June 13th to July 8th