Posted by Nick June 22, 2011

Plastic City announce their latest figure due for unveiling at SDCC, this time with Tristan Eaton, one of the oldest players in the US vinyl scene. It's 2 years since Tris's design company released the iPhone app that this figure is from, so for me personally its a bit of an underwhelming release.

Yeah there's potential there in the figure with it having replacable/switchable parts and will be available in a run of blank figures too but it's not got me that excited unfortunately, maybe i'm just down on the figure cos it feels old, when Tristan's style has developed as a designer and even moreso as an artist this has the feel of an old Kidrobot release. And who knows maybe it could have been... there's a bit of a feeling like this design has been around to more than a few toy companies.

I look forward to seeing the actual figure in the flesh sometime and along with the planned interaction between what i would imagine would have to be multiple releases to make the interchangeable parts worthwhile. Def hoping for better things from Plastic City's other releases!



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