Nov 23, 2017

Blackdots x Kenth Toy Works – TMNT Bebop Sofubi


Blackdots lets loose with the first of a series of officially-licensed Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles ‘Supr Vinyl’ sofubi figures.  Bebop, the hip-hop boar turtle nemesis, stands 10.5” tall with a strong sculpt by Kenth Toy Works.   The standard color edition is available now for pre-order over at Yamakichiya for 13,500 yen (~$121). These are expected to ship in December.   We’re looking forward to future drops including the shelled ones.

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Nov 20, 2017

Scott C. – The Great Showdowns V2


Scott C. launched his toy adventure with The Great Showdowns 3.75” carded action figure set pitting Ghost against would-be Buster at SDCC. The result? Sold out!  If you missed out the first time around, Scott has your back with The Great Showdowns V2 featuring a neon green ghost and a beige Ghost Buster which is truer to the unis in the movie. The figures are hand-cast and hand-painted and feature sculpts by George Gaspar (Double G Toys).  It’s available for pre-order starting today (11.20) for $120 (+ s/h) on Scott C.’s site  and will be available for 14 days or when this one sells out too. These are limited to 2 per household.  For reference, the sold-out OG is pictured below.


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Martin Hsu x PowerCore x VTSS – Dragon Boy Super (11.27)


It’s been awhile since we’ve had news on Martin Hsu’s Dragon Boy Super. So we’re pleasantly surprised to share the word that the new 2-piece vinyl set featuring Dragon Boy (5”) and Blacky (3”)  is done and will drop on Cyber Monday (11.27) at Noon PST over at Core1 for $65 (+ s/h) with special free bonuses—more on that in a sec.  Produced by PowerCore and VTSS, the figures will ship out the first week in December—in time for the holidays.

To celebrate Cyber Monday, Martin and PowerCore will be offering special exclusive bonus offers for 24 hours (thru 12 PM PST on 11.28).  The quicker you order, the more extras you score. 

Cyber Monday Release Exclusives:

  • First 25 orders- original marker sketch and autograph on box by Martin Hsu
  • Frst 50 orders- FREE Dragon Boy Super pin and small print
  • All orders in the first24 hrs entered in raffle to win Dragon Boy PowerCore goodies.

While the wait for Dragon Boy Super has been long with several production challenges, the fun amped-up take on Martin’s signature character looks great with crisp details and an over-the-top sculpt with design cues inspired by Rotobox Vinyl Anatomica’s MiniCell figure. 

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Nov 19, 2017

Johnny Draco x Kidrobot – Mr. Watt Anatomical Dunny

Friday saw the release of the Mr. Watt Anatomical Dunny (5”) from Johnny Draco and Kidrobot.  The darkly whimsical Mr. Watt makes clever use of the Jason Freeny-designed Anatomical Dunny sculpt with a story split across the two halves.  Blissfully unaware Mr. Watt on the left, and struck-by-lighting victim on the right or perhaps the outer and inner personas of the character.  This first use of the Anatomical sculpt as a sub-platform in its own right looks great and has us excited for the potential of additional artist takes. 

The 5” Mr. Watt Anatomical Dunny ($39.99) is available in both a standard blue edition (1000 pcs.)  available at various retailers like 3DRetro as well as a KR-Exclusive Mono Edition (200 pcs.)  available only at

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Nov 17, 2017

Alex Pardee x ToyQube - "Negative Ed" Edition Half A Nice Day


ToyQube has just announced the release of Alex Pardee's Half A Nice Day figure in the "Negative Ed" colorway. This would be the second release of this 10" figure and is just as gruesome as the first. You can find them available now through ToyQube HERE for $95 (+ s/h).

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Justin Ishmael's Got Some DCon Leftovers!



With a very successful Designer Con weekend, Justin Ishmael made it out with a few leftovers from his booth. First up are the massive GALLIGANTUS figures in a mixed part marble. Each figure stands 11" tall and comes fully assembled with ball and chain accessory. They come randomly blind bagged for $250 each. Also available online is The Ghoul figure by Craig Gleason in both unpainted Flesh and Orange Sherbet. The Ghoul stands 5" tall and retails $35 each. You can find all these releases available on Justin's webstore HERE.


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Nov 15, 2017

Tara McPherson Wonder Woman Signing at myplasticheart (11.18)



Tara McPherson will be at myplasticheart on Saturday (11.18, 2-4 PM) to sign her stylish new Wonder Woman figure—with Lasso of Truth—from Kidrobot. If you haven’t yet purchased one, mph will have you covered with stock on-hand.

Tara McPherson||Wonder Woman Signing

210 Forsyth St.
New York NY 10002

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Junko Mizuno x Lulubell – Hana Early Prototype Edition

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If you’ve been waiting for word of a release for Junko Mizuno’s upcoming Hana figure, news of the Hana Early Prototype edition will be welcome indeed! Lulubell is now taking pre-orders of this special edition through Tuesday at 5 PM PST (11.21) for $95 (+ s/h) via the Lulubell store. These are expected to ship in late Spring of 2018. This first release is cast in milky vinyl with inner paints giving it a blown glass vibe.  Hana stands 11.5” tall and features 5 points of articulation (neck, shoulders and hips).

"Hana is like a representative of my current art style decorated with all the flowers and flames that appear in my paintings and drawings.She's my very first sofubi figure and I'm looking forward to creating many different versions in the future." ~Junko Mizuno

[Photos: Manic Images].


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Toy Geeks Behind the Counter – EP44 : Finale at DesignerCon


Toys Geeks Behind the Counter’s latest episode is up—watch it below or on Youtube. EP 44: Finale at DesignerCon is well worth the watch with a fun look at last weekend’s DCon maddness in Pasadena—the last one with 2018 slated for Anaheim.  Is this the rumored end of TGBTC?  Who are the Toy Dames?   Give it a watch. 

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Tracy Tubera x Mana Studios – Jordan Sith Infrareds ‘The Light Side’ Available Now



If you missed them at DCon, Tracy Tubera x Mana Studios Jordan Sith Infrareds ‘The Light Side’ dope resin is available now for purchase at Tracy’s web shop for $210. Rockin’ the Carmine 6’s, Vader is dressed to impress with a gloss + matte white ensemble.


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Nov 10, 2017

Jermaine Rogers – Full DesignerCon Rundown


Jermaine Rogers has a deep release schedule set for DesignerCon. To make things easy, here’s his handy dandy cheat sheet with all the new goodness dropping from his booth (#920).  Don’t miss out.

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Nov 09, 2017

kaNO Kid’s “Heroes” Print at Designer Con


If you're scrambling around trying to figure out how to get one of each Designer Con badge, fret not as kaNO is here to the rescue! He will be releasing an 18" x 24", titled Heroes, which features his signature characters cosplaying as some of your favorite super heroes. The very same art can be found on this weekends Designer Con Badges, but to assemble that team of heroes would be getting every single type of badge, such as Exhibitor, VIP, 2 Day, Sunday, Saturday, Press, etc... The giclee print measures 18" x 24" on moab estrada 290 gsm cotton rag. These will be limited to only 30 pieces and come signed and numbered for $65. These will be exclusive to the kaNO's booth #618.

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