Posted by marc November 17, 2016

If you're looking to bring home something soft and fluffy from DCON, Flat Bonnie booth (#317) is probably your best bet. Yukari and her team will be bringing three brand new plushies - or Flatties if you're in the know - to the con, as well as her classic collaboration with Leecifer. You can also pick up some new enamel pin versions of your favorite Flat Bonnie designs, and even a sticker pack...

Posted by marc November 17, 2016

We folks in the Northeast are party poopers when it comes to DCON. It's just so far away! But myplasticheart are making the treck from NYC to the left coast and are bringing plenty of awesome exclusives that you're going to want to pick up. They'll also be premiering Shawnimals' Pocket Pork Series 2, which we'll feature in another post. MPH will be at Booth #414, so check out the toys and...

Posted by marc November 17, 2016

Ryan Brunty will be premiering his Yerman sculpture at DCON this weekend through Depressed Monsters' booth (#1819). Sculpted by Wetworks, the 6 inch figure is hand-painted and comes with a bandaged heart accessory. If you can't make it to DCON, don't worry too much. If the 20 figures aren't snatched up over the weekend, you'll be able to...

Posted by marc November 10, 2016
Five Points Festival Tickets Now On Sale!

Tickets to the inaugural Five Points Festival are available now on the just-launched full fivepointsfest.com! A celebration of designer toys, comics, craft beer & food, and street art culture, Five Points offers an amazing alternative to the big box comic conventions, while still having the draw of being a New York City event. The new home of...

Posted by marc November 10, 2016

Kidrobot have been doing a great job of bringing OG toy designers back into their fold. Following up releases from Nathan Jurevicius, Junko Mizuno, and more is a new piece by Joe Ledbetter called Pelican't. This poor guy has a beak more like a strainer than a bucket. Such is life. Featuring JLED's vector-inspired aesthetic is on full display, and the design's use of water as a pedestal is...

Posted by Kevin Cortez November 09, 2016

Hip-hop power duo El-P and Killer Mike, best known as Run the Jewels, have released a new song in response to last night's sickening election results. The song is called "2100" and features the two rappers speaking on the topic of hope and yearning for a better tomorrow. Singer Boots is on the hook.

On "2100," El-P and Killer Mike take their turns rapping over a dreary beat on the...

Posted by marc November 09, 2016

Last year, Takara made an amazing Transformer out of a pun, mashing up the big bad guy, Megatron, with Sega's 16-bit Mega Drive. And while it was nowhere near as punny, they followed it up with a Playstation-based Optimus Prime. But they stopped there. Fans are picking up where Takara left off, though. This badass t-shirt design features a Transformer based on Nintendo's Famicom Disk System,...

Posted by marc November 09, 2016

One of the perks of DCON is that, being in California, it's easier to pick up Japanese designer toys there. While we haven't heard from Itokin Park, we can confirm that Konatsu will have two toys available via Q POP's booth. Shibara and Sleeping Negora both get the Brown Spot treatment: off-white sofubi with fur-like hits of orange, pink bellies and ears, and red and blue spikes. No prices...

Posted by marc November 09, 2016

The ninth installment of Medicom's Vinyl Artist Gacha series is getting contributions from both Shoko Nakazawa and Konatsu! A gachapon-sized Daioh Negora will come in various fur coats while Baby Rangeron is trading his pastel colors from Series 8 for some super saturated ones this time around. Disk Monster Mother, a mildly terrifying kaiju, and a Godzilla-style kaiju that I'm not...

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