Episode 83 : (Insert Witty Name Here)

6.30.09 – Episode 83 : (Insert Witty Name Here)

Show Notes – Check out Topo de Maderan by DGPH, Terminator Toys from Playmates, Pay Day by Nate Van Dyke, On Location with Junko Mizuno, and much more! Pour some sweet tea and join us for a Toy Break!

Toy Break Stuff

  • Mono Smash Contest – brought to you by Tenacious Toys – limited to 150 pieces, $100 – draw your version of Smash and post it in the forum! – all skill levels welcome, winner will be chosen at random – deadline is July 29th
  • Alex Pardee Signed Box Back – send us a post card! – deadline is August 1st
  • Toy Break MP3 – use the “mp3” link above to download just the audio from this episode


  • Boiler Zombie – by threeA Toys – 1/6th scale 12″ figure, fully articulated, comes with his best friend Bothead (a severed robot head) – $87
  • American Greetings recently signed a number of new licenses for its properties including a license for action figures based on Madballs, My Pet Monster, Pretty Freekin Scary, and Sushi Pack, granted to Shocker Toys
  • New Lost Toys – by Bif Bang Pow! – new line of collectibles will inclue bobble head and articulated action figures – first will be a Ben Linus bobble head, limited to 1,008 pieces, $17 each, available at the Entertainment Earth booth at San Diego Comic Con
  • More MINDstyle SDCC Exclusives – Cosmic Pennie, an exclusive Scavenger by Kathie Olivas, and a special color of the Obese Alien mini figure from the Popaganda Circus Sideshow Series by Ron English – both pieces are limited to 200 pieces and will be available from the Toy Tokyo booth for $20
  • More Ducksauce Available – by DynoMightNYC & The Sucklord – the yellow and pink pieces of this 35 piece edition are gone, but you could still grab a silver verion for $35


  • Golden Ticket Mechtorian – by Doktor A & MINDstyle
  • Topo de Madera – by DGPH & Adfunture – 5″ tall mole – also regular Topo, Mega.Mole, and Blank Mole – $28
  • Terminator Toys – by Playmates – 3.75″ action figures of T-700 & T-R.I.P. from Terminator Salvation – widely available for about $7
  • Pay Day – by Nate Van Dyke – 5.5″ vinyl figure limited to 500 pieces – also available in color edition for ($55), glow edition ($75), and an orange UP edition ($60)

On Location

  • Junko Mizuno – Toy Break correspondants Alex Hurter and Kim Sisson had a chance to visit artist Junko Mizuno! Thank you so much to Alex, Kim, and Junko as well as Narwhal Art Projects!


  • 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