Posted by marc September 26, 2016

While the pessimists are saying the designer toy scene is dead, new brick and mortar stores are popping up on both coasts. While Martian Toys expands to Philly, Gravy Toys is putting a bird on it and coming to Portland, OR. Located within Floating World Comics on NW Couch St., the microshop will open its proverbial doors on October 6 for a...

Posted by marc September 26, 2016

I see the light! JFo, who you may remember from the LED-equipped Valentine's Day Dunny, has started to reveal a new series of 3 inch custom Dunnys inspired by lamps. Utilitarian to some, lamps are functional art to others, with Tiffany of course being a household name. The first reveal is Lord...

Posted by marc September 26, 2016

What do Big Kev, Art Wino, DKE Toys, myplasticheart, Tenacious Toys, Clutter, and For the Masses have in common? They're all getting a new Cavus Bloom from Kyle Kirwan for NYCC! Each booth will have a different sculpt and colorway. All but the white version will be limited to 10 pieces, and the white one itself will be limited to five. One of each sculpt will have a one-off alternate...

Posted by marc September 26, 2016

Everybody loves shiny stuff, and now you can customize your platform toys with shiny paint from Montana. In my own experience, Montana has the best range of colors and best application of all the spray brands I've tried. But until now they've only offered gold, silver, and bronze metallic paints as part of their Gold series. This new addition to the Effects series contains acrylic / nitro...

Posted by kristina September 26, 2016
MJ Hsu Halloween Donatsu Coming Soon

After the success of her Donastu earlier this year, MJ Hsu is blessing us with new donut animals for Halloween! Hsu posted a sneak peek on Instagram of what the new "flavors" will be available and they're just as cute as their predecessors. So far the flavors will be...

Posted by marc September 23, 2016

I need sugar, stat! After walking through P!Q in Grand Central to view Zard Apuya's first solo show, I'm lusting for donuts, Kinder Happy Hippos, and chunks of cookie dough. Zard, if you didn't know, takes Kidrobot's platform toys and turns them into confectionary customs. Peruse the delicous gallery below and check out P!Q's online...

Posted by marc September 23, 2016

Haven't scored one or Rato Kim's super cute BoxCats yet? If you're attending NYCC, myplasticheart has you covered. They'll be brining WoodCat, WatermelonCat, BreadCat, PumpkinCat and more to the con. I can't wait to finally see these resin figures in-person and I'll definitely be taking one of them home. But which one? I've got two weeks to decide, as NYCC is right around the corner!

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Posted by marc September 23, 2016

Well, I now have $45 fewer dollars in my bank account. myplasticheart and Rotofugi have both dropped V.A.G. Series 8 today, which contains the...

Posted by marc September 23, 2016

If anything, Every Time I Die are a punctual band. You can expect a new album from them every other year, with several tours in between. Today, they release their eight (damn, we're getting old) studio album, Low Teens, and given ETID's track record, it's going to be a banger. Thematically, the album is about the terrifying experience of singer Keith Buckley seeing his wife...

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