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8.19.08 - Episode 44 : The Boz



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Show Notes - Kick back while we take a look at Alpha Ultimate by Michael Kwong, Unicornasaurus by Joe Ledbetter, ZOMBIE by October Toys, news, blindvelope, and more! Thank you for taking a Toy Break with us!

* Have you tried Nilla Cakesters yet? OMG so good! Go have some now!


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News
  • Dunny Series 5 - by Kidrobot - 19 new designs coming September 4th - $7 each
  • Charm City Cakes Minimates - by Diamond Select Toys - limited Duff Goldman figure available exclusively through Charm City Cakes in Baltimore
  • Darkwing Duck Statue - by Electric Tiki - 6" tall statue - available for pre-order for $99.99
  • G.I. Joe Mighty Muggs - by Hasbro - coming this November, wave 1 includes Duke, Cobra Commander, Snake Eyes, and Storm Shadow - pre-order for $45
  • Charm City Cakes Minimates - by Diamond Select Toys - limited Duff Goldman figure available exclusively through Charm City Cakes in Baltimore
  • Batman Cosbabies - by Hot Toys & DC Comics - 3" tall set includes Batman (classic and modern versions), Robin, Joker, Two-Face, Catwoman, and Batgirl (plus secret version) - coming out late 2008
  • Yeti Guy Set - by nevermore & Patch Together - 5" tall Yetis will be available in Brown, White, and Pink and limited to 300 pieces of each color - pre-order now for $80
  • Mini Skully - by Urban Warfair - series 1 has 3 versions including Skully OG (limited to 100 pieces, $20 each), Crazy8 (limited to 88 pieces, $20 each), and Skully Fruit (limited to 50 pieces, $25 each) - white or black DIY version for $10

Reviews
  • Special Edition Alpha Ultimate - by Michael Kwong - 8" tall figure - 100 pieces were available at the Taipei Toy Festival
  • Unicornasaurus - by Joe Ledbetter & Kidrobot - 8" tall vinyl figure available in Gray and Orange versions - $40
  • Z.O.M.B.I.E. - by October Toys - Series 1 includes five zombies: School Girl, Rockabilly, Bathtime, School Boy, and the Ape - 2" tall and available in toxic green, pale blue, glow-in-the-dark, and white - $5 per set
Events
  • Crazy 4 Cult 2 - over 100 artists reinterpreting classic cult films at Gallery 1988 Los Angeles from August 22nd to September 12th
  • Lily: The Littlest Cannibal - this toy launch and solo exhibition with TADO marks the release of TADO's Cannibal Funfair minifigure series and 7-inch vinyl collectible, produced by Kidrobot - at Magic Pony Gallery in Toronto, Canada on August 28th
  • Bumrush The Custom Show - collection of custom Bumrushs from artists such as Erick Scarecrow, Suckadelic, Motorbot, and many more beginning in late August in Arizona - more details to come
  • Early Reminder for Winter VTN - mark your calendars for holiday toys and fun at the Winter Vinyl Toy Network which will be a two day event on December 6th & 7th
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