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12.10.07 - Episode 18 : In The Bag!

Download - wmv (windows media) :: mp4 (ipod friendly)

Show Notes - We're back with tons of news, new magazine issues, one of NECA's new Castlevania figures, and a look inside the goody bag from the Vinyl Toy Network! Enjoy and thanks for taking a Toy Break with us!

Toy Break Stuff
  • Call Toy Break - call and leave us a message or ask a question on the Toy Break hotline at 818-Am-I-Good (818-264-4663)
  • Contest Winner - the winner of the 18" Darkness on the Throne statue is dragula1974! Congratulations and thank you to everyone who took the time to enter!
  • BrickJournal - quarterly LEGO magazine BrickJournal moving to print in February - check it out while it's still free at BrickJournal.com
  • Chrome Squbes - by Jamungo - 4" tall, 275 pieces - Kidrobot exclusive available now for $49.95
  • Flapjack.nl - new online designer toy retailer in the Netherlands
  • Smash - by Joe Ledbetter and Toy2R - 8" tall vinyl - still awaiting price and release date
  • Clear Mini Spider Boom - by David Horvath and Sun-Min & Toy2R - 2" tall Club2R exclusive available when Club2R reopens in 2008 - $10 each, limited to 500 pieces
  • Janes Figures - by Glenn Barr & Dark Horse Deluxe - four girls in the series: Tika: Muse of Destruction (to be released on May 18, 2008), Ava: Muse of Cocktail Hour, Betty: Muse of Pathos, and Mashika: Muse of Funk - each figure is about 6" tall and 5" wide, 500 pieces - $150 each
  • Ipecac UniPo Subscription - by UNKL - new UniPo figure released each month based on bands from Ipecac Recordings - check unklbrand.com for more subscriptions if/when available
  • Indiana Jones Figures Pre-Order - by Hasbro - 3 3/4" line inludes 12 figures all with bonus artifact accessories (pre-order the whole set at entertainmentearth.com for $88.99) - the Adventure Heroes set of 12 figures (pre-order the whole set at bigbadtoystore.com for $39.99) - both set to ship in May
  • Life Size Salacious Crumb - by Sideshow - fiberglass and polystone, 17" tall, estimated to ship second quarter of 2008, $350
  • The Designer Toy Fix - new video podcast by Brian Silvka from PlasticandPlush.com bringing you 10-15 minute interviews with artists, producers and other notables in the toy field - the first installment is up on plasticandplush.com with Derek Welch from UNKL Brand
Reviews Events
  • Say Whaaat - presented by The Mason Jar and Kickballers - custom show/charity auction featuring a variety of different types of customized designer toys by over 80 artists - all will be auctioned on eBay with proceeds going to Capital Area Food Bank - at Kickballers store in Georgetown, DC from December 13-16th and then at the ArtWhino gallery in Alexandria, VA from December 18 - January 25th
  • Pinkghost Birthday - Winter VTN Show on December 2nd from 10 am to 5:30 pm at he Pasadena Convention Center in Pasadena, CA - free admission for everyone and free goody bags for the first 100 visitors
  • Once Bitten - release event for Oh No Doom's new Fluffy Yuk Yuk - December 15 from 7 - 10 pm in Chicago, IL - there will be djs, freebies, beverages and more!
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