Oct 25, 2018

Sugarskull Teddy Troop Pin for Dia De Los Muertos


Flying Fortress has collaborated with Nightlords on a new Sugarskull Teddy Troop pin just in time for Dia De Los Muertos.  The pin comes on a matching art backer card, features two posts for secure fit, and is available now from the artist’s webshop for €9 (~$10.25).


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Aug 28, 2018

Jermaine Rogers -- ‘Freak’ Enamel Pin


Are you a ‘Freak’?  Wear it proudly and stand out from the crowd with this dope new enamel pin from Jermaine Rogers dropping this Thursday (8.30) at 12 PM PDT from his web shop. Dig the retro style design and of course the rabbit.  There’s also a GID version…!

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Aug 02, 2018

First-Ever Enamel Market Ups the Pin Game at 3DRetro (8.4)


If you love pins, just can’t get enough of the bite-sized artwork, the first-ever Enamel Market on Saturday (8.4) from 11 AM to 6 PM in the 3DRetro parking lot should be on your calendar.  Brought to you by DeKevin, Enamel Market will feature Pins, Patches and Art from 15+ vendors including Alex Pardee, Jim McKenzie, Flat Bonnie, a Johnny Cupcakes Pop-Up,  Special Ed Toys, Nostalgia Vault, Save the Panduhs, Geeky and Kinky and many more. 


The first 100 people who make it out to the free event will receive an exclusive Enamel Market Pin designed by Pirate Robot from a concept by Special Ed Toys.   See you all there! There will also be a special gold edition of the mascot pin for $10 (edition of 50) available at the Special Ed Toys booth.


Enamel Market
Saturday, August 4th 2018 (11AM – 6PM)

3DRetro (Parking Lot)
1851 S. Victory Blvd.
Glendale, CA 91201

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May 17, 2018

Tracy Tubera x De Korner – Wade X-Force Edition Pin


Just in time for his return to the big screen, De Korner will release the brand spankin’ new Wade X-Force pin from Tracy Tubera. This special edition is limited to 100 pieces.  If you’ve been jonseing for the OG Wade pin, these are back in stock and ready to go. Both Wade editions will be available for $10 each on Friday (5.18) at 9 AM PDT.


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Apr 26, 2018

Tracy Tubera x Reppin – Infinity Metal Pin


Ok, so Thanos may have the Infinity Gauntlet, but we’re pretty sure he hasn’t gotten his purple mitts on this brand new Infinity Metal pin from Tracy Tubera and Reppin.  Rock on in cosmic style with the new 2” pin available now directly from Tracy’s web shack for $10 (+ s/h).  This one is perfect for those times when you want to feel super, pretend to be sublime, and be nerdy all at the same time.


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Feb 27, 2018

Ferg – Custom Misfortune Cat PIn – Aged + Pandemic G-Dot Hankie


Ferg has two lifestyle drops this week. First up is a swanky, retro-ish Custom Misfortune Cat Pin – Aged.  These relief style pins feature a nice patina effect which varies from piece to piece.  Available now for pre-order through 1 PM PST on Wednesday (2.28) for $25 (includes USA shipping) from the Playge shop.

Also on Wednesday at 10 AM PST, Ferg will release a stylish handkerchief—his first?—in collaboration with Hanks by Hank for $33 (includes USA shipping).  This small batch features his Pandemic G-Dot pattern with blue marbled backer. 

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Jan 02, 2018

Playge Kicks of 2018 with New Pandemic and Misfortune Cat Pins


Happy 2018!  Playge is kicking off the new year with a trio of slick pins.  First up are the Pandemic pins (1.15”).  This circular swarm pin is available in two editions: black on silver and red on silver. Limited to 50 pieces of each, these are available for $15 (includes USA shipping).

There’s also the New Year Misfortune cat in Red+Gold.  While the edition size is a mystery on this bad boy, we do know that it’s 1.5” and available for $15 (includes USA shipping).

Pick up these pins now direct from Playge.

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Nov 08, 2017

Tracy Tubera x De Korner – Wade 2: Electric Boogaloo Pin


The new Tracy Tubera x De Korner Wade 2: Electric Boogaloo (100 pcs, $10) drops at DesignerCon.  You’ll be able to pick it up at De Korner’s booth (#622) and Tracy’s booth [#320].  Easy peasy – Minimum Effort !

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Oct 31, 2017

Ferg – Halloween GID Misfortune Cat Pins



Happy fright night! Ferg has released two new Misfortune Cat enamel pins for Halloween over at Playge. First up is a GID edition for some after-dark haunting.  There’s also a new Gray+Red design to accentuate the self-inflicted mayhem.  Each of the new pins is limited to 100 pieces, and is available for $15 [includes USA shipping] from the Playge shop.


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Jun 02, 2017

Alex Pardee – ‘The Pinfolk’ Enamel Pins (6.5)



Alex Pardee  is making big moves in the pin game with his upcoming The Pinfolk Series 1 (info).   Series 1 features five cute ‘n creepy Pardee characters: Paul, Pet Cake, Randolf, Steve and Willie. Limited to 200 pieces for this first run, The Pinfolk Individual pins ($12 + s/h) and full sets (100 sets, $50 + s/h) will be available  Monday (6.5) at 6 PM PDT direct from the artist’s webshop.

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May 08, 2017

The Artpin Collection x Rotofugi – New Nathan Jurevicius and Kozyndan Pins (5.9)

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Pins! The Artpin Collection has lined up a double pin drop for Tuesday (5.9) at 6:58 AM PDT over at Rotofugi.  The new Junction pin—available in pink and black editions of 105 pieces each—from Nathan Jurevicius features a design based on his 2015 graphic novel which later became a short animated film.  Bunnyfish offers a new version of the beloved Kozyndan character and it will also be available in two colorways—blue and teal—limited to 80 of each. Each of the pins will be available for $12 each (+ s/h).

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Mar 28, 2017

Playge – Young Gohst Pins – Blue/White and Black/Silver


Ferg has just dropped a pai r of new Young Gohst Pins.  You can choose between a Blue/White design or a Black/Silver one, or better yet pick up both.  Each is limited to 50 pieces and is available for $15 (+ s/h) from the Playge store.

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Feb 27, 2017

Kozyndan x The Artpin Collection -- Bunny Blossom Enamel Pin (2.28)


Just in time for Spring and Cherry Blossom season, comes The Artpin Collection’s new Bunny Blossom enamel pin from Kozyndan. Inspired by the art duo’s original illustration (available as a poster), the fun yet elegant pin is limited to 150 pieces and will drop on Tuesday (2.28) for $12 from Rotofugi as well additional select retailers.


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Jan 24, 2017

Kidrobot – Pinning and Winning Enamel Pin Series

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Kidrobot joins the enamel pin craze in a big way with today’s release of the Pinning and Winning blindbox pin series. The series features 40 designs (all 1:40 ratio) featuring the KR ‘bot mascot, Dunny, Labbit, as well as a handful of riffs on the Kidrobot concept/name including a fist full of K,R,B and T lightning bolts  Pinning and Winning blind-boxes are available from retailers such as myplasticheart  and of course Kidrobot.com for a very reasonable $5.99.

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Jan 09, 2017

Steve Purcell x Artpin Collection – Max Pop (1.11.17)

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Do you remember playing the Sam and Max LucasArts adventure game (1993) ?  Or even being a fan of the comics which inspired the game? If so, you’ll definitely want to pickup the new Max Pop pin from Sam and Max creator Steve Purcell and the Artpin Collection folks. Limited to 250, the playful frozen treat design will drop on Wednesday (1.11.17) at 7:59 AM  via Rotofugi for $12 (+ s/h).


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Dec 24, 2016

Ferg – Xmas Misfortune Cat Pins (12.26)


Psst. Since his pins tend to sell out rather quickly, here’s a heads up that  Ferg has announced that he’ll be dropping the new Xmas Misfortune Cat enamel pins the day after Xmas (12.26).  Based on previous drops, these will likely run you $15 or so via Playge.

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Dec 13, 2016

De Korner x Pirate Robot – Krusty Exposed Pin (12.15.16)



Pirate Robot and De Korner have joined forces for another ‘Exposed’ pin release.  This time around,  glutton-for-punishment Krusty is front and center for some Xray powered fun.  Following on the heels of the previous Marty Exposed GID pin, the highly detailed 1.25” Krusty enamel pin (ed. of 100) will be available from De Korner on Thursday (12.15.16)  @ 8 AM PST for $10 each. 

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Nov 17, 2016

De Korner – DesignerCon Exclusive Pins

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Just in the nick of time, De Korner will release two exclusive pins at DesignerCon.  First up is their deluxe Marty Exposed pin by Pirate Robot (1.75” x 1”, $15) which features a 16-color design complete with spot GID on the eyes, mouth, hands, and rib cage.  Next, there’s the Mickey Trooper by B.A.L.D. (1” x 1”, $10).  Both pins include matching stickers and will be available at the De Korner booth [#622]


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Oct 31, 2016

Ferg – Squadt Halloween Skelsuit Pins

He did it again.  Ferg dropped two Squadt Skelsuit Pins for Halloween this morning.  The Gohst S002 Skelsuit pins in white+red (50 pcs, $15 + s/h) which are available from the Playge store.  The Chipp S002 GID Skelsuit pins (50 pcs, $15 + s/h) also dropped today, and wait fo r it… quickly sold out. 

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Oct 24, 2016

Ferg – Halloween Pins


So Ferg dropped three new enamel pins and two of them promptly went poof!  Thankfully, there’s one still standing as we post this.  Just time time for Halloween, comes the Orange + Black Misfortune Cat (1”) which can be yours for $13 (includes US shipping/ +$5 for first class international) from the Playge store.  Both the Green GID  Halloween Misfortune Cat and the Squadt Germ S001 Alt version are sold out.

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Sep 19, 2016

Playge -- Germ S001 and Gohst Alt B Pins


Pins and more pins! Ferg has just released two new Playge pins – Germ S001 and Gohst Alt B.  Both pins are 1.5” tall, and are available now from the Playge store for $15 (includes US shipping, international shipping is +$5).   Plus, Ferg is teasing the Alt version of the Germ S001 pin featuring a fantastic pared down gold on black design.

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Sep 02, 2016

Art Pin Collection: Swanicorn and Panda at Rotofugi


The brand new Artpin Collection has launched  exclusively at Rotofugi with the debut Swanicorn and Panda. The first pin (1.25”) is a fun collabo between Daniel Fleres and Podgy Panda. Limited to 125 pieces, the Swanicorn and Panda pins are available now only from Rotofugi for $12.

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Jun 15, 2016

Josh Divine – Alley Kids Pin Series


Josh Divine (Kidrobot concept artist) has launched his own original pin series.  Alley Kids is a series of twelve enamel-on-black-metal pins (1.5”) featuring kids you might find in an eclectic alley.  Each is limited to 100 pieces, numbered on the back. Jake, the skater and Alley Kid #1, is currently available for $8.99 (+s/h) from the Alley Kids shop. As a bonus, the pin also comes with a free Jake sticker, while supplies last.  Next up are Alexis the rocker and JØRG the metal head.



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