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10.14.08 - Episode 51 : Out and About



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Show Notes - This week we have Beetlejuice and the Dread Pirate Roberts from NECA, On Location with TADO, a look at Baby Tattooville, and much more! Rip open your Sour Patch Kids and take a Toy Break with us!


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News
  • Wicked Kissaki - by Erick Scarecrow of ESC Toy - 10" vinyl Kissaki colorway limited to 300 pieces
  • Michael Jackson Cosbabies - by Hot Toys - set will include seven 3" cosbabies: Black or White, Billie Jean, Thriller (regular), Thriller (wereworlf) HIStory, Moonwalker, and a secret version
  • Indiana Jones One Coin Figures - by Kotobukiya - eight cartoon style Japanese figures including two mystery figures - $8
  • Plaseebo Halloween Customs - Bob Conge of Plaseebo is currently offering six Halloween inspired custom Plaseebo figures for sale online ranging from $350 to $600
  • Vinyl Frontier Spotlight vol. 11 - two and a half minute interview with Sket One
On Location
  • Our Canadian correspondent Alex Hurter took a Toy Break with TADO at Magic Pony in Toronto, Canada in August at the opening of their show Lily: The Littlest Cannibal and the release of their Cannibal Funfair figures. Mega thanks to Alex for taking the time to do this!
Reviews
  • Beetlejuice - by NECA - part of Cult Classics Series 7 - 6" action figure with two snake accessories and the Handbook for the Recently Deceased - $15 - keep an eye out for the 18" Beetlejuice, too
  • Dread Pirate Roberts - by NECA - 7" action figure from the Princess Bride - $15
  • Beetlejuice & Dread Pirate Roberts Contest - win Beetlejuice and Dread Pirate Roberts action figures from 3DRetro.com by jumping over to the contest section of our forum and post your favorite quote from either movie Beetlejuice or The Princess Bride - deadline is October 29nd
Event Coverage
  • Baby Tattooville - We weren't able to attend, but Ben Goretsky from 3DRetro.com and Vinyl Toy Network was able to make it out and brought back some footage and pictures!
Events
  • Vivi Sesja - featuring toys on display, collecting discussions, artists and photo shoot girls + toys in POZNAN in Poland on October 22nd
  • This Bud's For You Show - custom 9" BUD show featuring dozens of artists such as Doktor A, Frank Kozik, Shawn Smith, and many more at El Museo Gallery in Buffalo, NY from October 24th to December 23rd
  • You Asked For It - new works from Sket One as well as the exclusive release of his ATP Dolbee figure at The Forum in London, England on October 30th & 31st and then at The Custard Factory on November 1st
  • Choking Hazard - open custom MiniGwin show debuting at Winter Vinyl Toy Network in Pasadena December 6 & 7, 2008 and then touring indefinitely - grab a MiniGwin today and get to work!
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