April 29, 2013

Hot Wheels Fly In Cylon Raiders to SDCC

To celebrate the 35th Anniversary of the 1978 TV series, Hot Wheels are releasing a 1:64 scale Battlestar Galactica Cylon Raider! Featuring VUM finish and die-cast body and chassis, this detailed replica comes on a commemorative blister card recalling the look of the original packaging.  This is must-have for die hard Battlestar fans or the perfect addition to any vintage TV series collection!

This product will be available for pre-order here June 4 and to be picked up at SDCC. But don't worry it will also be available for purchase at the show.

Kickstart Obos LTD

The Really Brothers need raise to enough funds for their new environmentally friendly Obos LTD series so they've taken them to Kickstarter. The characters will include Zombie Butter, Cloud Queen, Veggie KingWasabi Thief, and a Mystery Character with each made of super sturdy high quality recycled paperboard.

"Obos are next-level innovative character toys. Each Obo toy comes filled with parts. You attach all the parts to make your Obo. What’s also cool about Obos is when you have more than one, you can swap their parts and make your own unique Obos!" - Really Brothers

If you'd like to have one or more of your own see Obos LTD  and see them go into production make a pledge over at their Kickstarter page here.

Artist "Fight For Your Right" with Boxing Gloves

Toy Art Gallery is presenting “Fight For What’s Right”, Fight The City’s first annual custom boxing glove showcase. 

“Fight For What’s Right”, Fight The City’s first annual custom boxing glove showcase on Saturday May 4th, 2013 from 7pm-10pm. A showing in New York city will immediately follow on May 9th, 2013. Fight The City has partnered with talented artists from around the world to create unique one of a kind custom boxing gloves. Fight The City makes artist-driven gloves and gear to give fighters a choice of how to express themselves when they step into the ring. Taking this already crafted passion, and collaborating with the artists that inspire us only made sense. There will be showcasing a total of 40 gloves at this 1-night only events. Toy Art Gallery will be exhibiting and selling 10 pairs of gloves exclusively, while the remaining gloves will be auctioned off at the New York city showing on May 9th on Fight The City’s eBay page. A portion of all gloves proceeds benefit the Hoods to Woods Foundation. This foundation helps inner city kids get out to the wilderness to learn, grow, and become all they can be through outdoor activities such as snowboarding. This first of its kind event will be leading the way to Fight The City’s first ever limited edition boxing gloves from the twisted imagination of artist Scarecrowoven, known for his Ritual 3D deck series by Creature Skateboarding. Live music and the Grilled Cheese truck will be on hand to celebrate this special 1-night event." - Toy Art Gallery

“Fight For Your Right” features custom boxing gloves designed by the following artists: Angry Woebots, Abe Lincoln Jr, Alex Kirzhner, Bwana Spoons, Cope2, Dan Lizowski, DreS13, Frank Kozik, Indie184, Jay222, Jon Contino, Justin Carty, Kano, Kronk, Lou Pimentel, Lucky Nakazawa, Mca, Mike Jones, Ryan Mcguire, Sara Martin, Scarecrowoven, Shane Jessup, Shut NYC, Skinner, Skwak, Spanky Stokes, & Toofly

Showcase night is May 4 with a showing in New York city to follow May 9. For further information check out the Toy Art Gallery page here.

Steven the Bat Rocks the Night

The Midnight Metal GID 'Steven the Bat' produced by Super7 & designed by Bwana Spoons is a glow vinyl and painted with orange spray 5" figure that comes with his own tiny drum sticks so he can rock out at night. 

Steven is also available in a Blod and Guts Red and both can be found at the Super7 Store here.

New Weaponeers of Monkaa Bloodlust Series Invading Soon!

Images have been released of Spy Monkey Creations latest editions of the Weaponeers of Monkaa Bloodlust Series.
 First is Weaponeers of Monkaa DX 'Bloodlust Umbreus', which is a deluxe Weaponeer figure featuring additional paint details, a full set of bonus heads, sword and sickle weapon and bonus Vac Metal ABS Accessories! Each figure includes 35 Glyos System Compatible black PVC and silver chrome ABS parts, and a matching trading card.

The other is Weaponeers of Monkaa Flaw the Obsidian Gohlem, the standard Weaponeer figure that includes a full set of bonus heads and sword and sickle accessories.

Each figure includes 31 Glyos System Compatible black PVC parts and a matching Trading Card. Figures and accessory packs as featured in the Bloodlust Storyline will go on sale May 1 at the here!

Android Series 4 is a Go!

Android fans get excited as DyzPlastic has announce with this promo image that their popular artist series of mini Android figures is back for series 4.

So far series 4 will feature artists, Andrew BellKRONKKong AndriScott TollesonSergio Mancini and more to be confirmed! No other information is available but when it does we'll let you know.

Frank Kozik Studios has a Pyramid Artifact

The first ever release from Frank Kozik Studios that Frank is not directly involved in, is about to be released. 

'Pyramid Artifact' is the 5.25" resin cast, designed by Mike Fisher aka Maximum Fluoride and sculpted by Caleb Schneider. Available in "The Eye Of Odin" this colorway is limited to only 25 pieces unlike the White Edition which will be readily available once released.

Both Pyramid Artefact's in The Eye Of Odin and White will ship in a custom printed refuse resist box with accompanying sticken and 1-inch button. Both will be available May 2 here.

Squink's Sunken Dreams make him a Happy Dream Man 2.

Chris Squink aka Squink! has released two new 1/1 collectables to made available this week. 

First up on May 1 will be Happy Dream Man 2, this hand painted 3" Kidrobot Dunny, with a cast resin head created from an original head sculpt is a one off war paint colorway which includes signed & titled eco gift box and numbered collectors card. To be the only one to have this beautiful peice in your collection go here.

On May 2 is Sunken Dreams from Squink's extremely popular Dreams series. The 1/1 collectable is a 2.2" hand painted "The Dreamer" cast resin piece in a one off Sunken Dreams colorway. Includes 24ct gold leaf gilded parts, numbered card, and eco ribbon tied gift box.

To have your dreams come true by being the only one to own Sunken Dreams go here.

Rock On the Rockman have arrived at SDCC 13

MattyCollector.com published images today of an exciting SDCC Exclusive for MOTU fans of the Rockmen. 

"The Comet Warriors have arrived! This 2-pack of vintage MOTU Rockmen figures includes the young and excitable Rokkon™ and the wise and heroic Stonedar™. Recreate the Filmation look with snap-on arm and leg armor, or go bold(er) and transform into full rock mode with the additional snap-on front piece! Each figure also comes with trademark laser gun that they can hold, or can be snapped into chest. These figures, sculpted by the Four Horsemen, come in window box packaging and are not part of Club Eternia." - MattyCollector.com

The two pack of Rokkon & Stonedar can be pre-ordered here June 4, to be picked up at San Diego Comic-Con (details to come). It will also be available for purchase at the show, then at MattyCollector.com on August 5.

Tee of the Day: Super Shirt by Sir Mitchell

Our Tee of the Day goes to Sir Mitchell's 'Super Shirt'. Illustrated by Mike Mitchell this awesome tee is printed on a white only American Apparel t-shirt using eco-friendly water-based ink.

Based on some of pop-cultures most recognisable characters in Super form is available in all sizes and can be purchased from the Sir Mitchell store here.

Mike Mitchell exhibits himself at the Mondo Gallery

Last Friday Mike Mitchell opened his new exhibition at the Mondo Gallery in Texas. 

Running from April 26 to May 25, his new show features thirty-ish portraits of pop culture from Tarantino to Beetlejuice, Ash to Driver and The Joker and The Bride just to name a few.

To see all the portraits plus a lot of other rad work from the talented of Mike Mitchell, check out his blog here.

There's a Darkseid to Funko POP!

Funko released an image today on their Facebook page of the prototype for their upcoming Darkseid POP! figure. The menacing New God looks pretty cool in prototype fase, so we can't wait to see him in all his colored vinylness.  

Part of Funko’s upcoming DC Comics Pop! Heroes Wave 4, which you can pre-order Darkseid from here and is expected to drop sometime in July.