7.7.07 – Episode 9 : Hot Hot Heat
Show Notes – Lots of San Diego Comic-Con news, some Qee reviews, Gwin Series 3 plus two awesome contests and more great toy stuff! All that in a shorter episode! Yay! Thank you again and you rock for taking a Toy Break with us!
- Continued Marsh Mellow Contest – We have extended the deadline for your chance to win a limited edition white Marsh Mellow from Wheaty Wheat and 3DRetro – it’s even signed by the designer Christopher Lee!! Just send us a picture of you and a marshmellow or post your picture in the forum! Most creative wins!
- New Contest – Win an entire set of Scary Girl mini figures, curtesy of Kid Robot!
- Peel Magazine – Issue #8 features tons of great artistis including MCA and piles of neat stickers!
- Uberbot Redesign – online store featuring toys, apparel, and artwork has undergone a major redesign – check it out!
- American Greetings Buys Tinpo – American Greetings aquires Tinpo from UNKL
- Shiitakes Sighting Contest – photo contest with Shiitakes Series 1 by ESC Toys and PlasticAndPlush.com – send your photos to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Doktor A Drawing Contest – win an original Doktor A drawing from toysrevil.blogspot.com
- Goonies Series 1 – by Mezco – series 1 includes Mikey, Data, Chunk, Mouth, and Sloth – available sometime this summer
- Brom’s Stickmen Figures – by MINDstyle – four figures based on Brom’s new novel available at San Diego Comic-Con
- SDCC Exclusives List – at Toy News International
- Pixel Simon Mini Figure – by NECA – 3″ SDCC exclusive celebrating their Castlevania line coming out this Fall
- Draco Malfoy Slytherin Seeker Exclusive – by Tonner Doll – SDCC exclusive limited to 100 pieces – 17″ tall with 14 points of articulation – $149.99
- Bart Simpson Qee Customs – by Toy2R – customized 10″ Barts from tons of artists have started their tour at the Taipei Toy Festival and will be at San Diego Comic-Con before continuing on to art galleries around the U.S. and the world
- Elder Ape 8″ Qee – by MCA & Toy2R – available in several colorways and comes with 2.5″ MCA artist portrait Qee – $60 on qeester.com
- Kozik Anarqees – by Kozik & Toy2R – 16 styles in series – between $10 and $15 on qeester.com
- Possessed – by Luke Chueh & Munky King – black colorway sold out, white available from select outlets – about $100
- Gwin Series 3 – by October Toys & various artists – Series 3 includes 5 designs by Squidboy, Lou Pimentel, Jim Koch, Bill Rawley, and Hideous Boi – $10 at GwinArmy.com
- Baby Tattooville – limited edition retreat in Pasadena, CA with Gary Baseman, Tim Biskup, Gris Grimly, James Jean, Tara McPherson, Ragnar, Jeff Soto, and Amanda Visell – watch BabyTattooVille.com for more info
- Buff Fest – release and signing of Buffmonster’s toys by Mindstyle at Munky King in Los Angeles, CA on July 22nd from 12 pm to 3 pm and the party continues at Barracuda just down the street from 4-7 pm with a limited edition secret toy/poster prints/apparel and more
- San Diego Comic-Con – July 26-29 – it’s almost here!
- The Urban Underground Project – July 27 & 28 from 2 pm to 8 pm – free admission and free shuttle from Comic-Con – tons of artists signings and vendors!
- Love:Hate – presented by Cardboard Spaceship and Subtext – featuring over 50 artists including Jim Koch, Bucky Lastard, Tristan Easton, Jenna Colby, Zoso and more at Subtext in San Deigo, CA from July 26-28
- 1 Year Custom Dunny Expo – custom dunnys from several artists including Andy from ToysREvil, Moose, Sandman, Studiodaredevil, and many more – starting August 17th for two weeks at Outland Records in Amsterdam