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September 30, 2014

Can You Stand On Your Head? Tasha Zimich Cheshire Cat Trikky for Kidrobot SF

Can you stand on your head? Maybe not quite like Cheshire Cat can. 

Inspired by one of my favourite creepy characters, I made some slight modifications for this 7" Trikky to do the job a little more elegantly; shortened neck peg with embedded magnets, and fabric bottoms on the feet. "Can You Stand On Your Head" is part of Kidrobot San Francisco's Hello Trikky Exhibition, opening this Friday October 3.

He's a little cute, a little creepy, and a little of what nightmares are made of. The Mome Raths join the party from out of Chesh's ears, and around back, his teeth become ace of hearts playing cards. If you're in the San Francisco area for October 3rd, swing through the opening at Kidrobot San Francisco's storefront location.

Despair is coming from Adam Quesnell and Stand Up! Records

Adam Quesnell is a comedian on Stand Up! Records and also happens to be an avid toy collector. Being an avid toy collector, Adam couldn't just release an album and call it day. Instead, Adam and Stand Up! Records teamed up with illustrator Terence Brown II, October Toys and Tru:Tek to create a 3" rubber toy called "DESPAIR".

Adam on the history of Despair
Despair is a demon from the 10th Circle of Hell; the level where people who make bad cinematic adaptations of classic toy properties are flayed for eternity. Not your average demon, Despair suffers from severe anxiety disorder and crippling depression.

Satan himself banished Despair from Hell for being a major bummer.

Cast out upon the earth in a fiery geyser of lava and tears, Despair landed in the parking lot of a comedy club that was hosting a weekly open mic night.  Despair put his name on the sign-up sheet, got on stage, and told his story. Since then, he has been punishing himself, night after night, on comedy stages of varying quality throughout the Midwest. He dances and lashes himself for audiences with hopes of selling t-shirts and CDs to drunk people who will not wear or listen to them.
Despair will release on Halloween 2014 and will coincide with the release of Adam's album "Can We Afford This Much Despair?". The initial Despair figure release will be the flesh colored rubber, with more colorways to follow(check out Adam's website for a sneak peak). Each figure will come with a code to digitally download Adam's album. Stay tuned for more info, as pricing and availability has yet to be released.

September 28, 2014

The Gatekeeper by Credenda Studios releases October 1

Have you talked to a Demon or danced with the Devil? Well if you have, then chances are you've met the Underworld's bouncer also know at The Gatekeeper. With multiple paint applications and packaged on a laser engraved backer board that resembles a Ouija Board, this is like nothing you've ever seen before. With a small run of only 15 available, this figure will vanish faster than a ghost.

PRE-ORDER the Gatekeeper for $75 each on October 1st at 8PM, MST only at So act fast!

The Gatekeeper awaits your question. The only thing is, can you handle the answer?

September 27, 2014

Bigshot Toyworks Represented at NYCC 2014 Tenacious Collective Booth 208

All City Style blank 20-inch trains will be available for purchase at Booth 208
 This year we are representing Bigshot Toyworks at NYCC 2014 in the Tenacious Collective booth #208. There will be BSTW products for sale, plus prototypes of upcoming figures and some special reveals of projects that are underway.

We will be selling blank All City Style trains at our booth, as well as some of the remaining Miya-San figures designed by Martin Hsu.

In addition, we will be showing off the first factory samples of the finished Little Maddie figures in their packaging. Little Maddie will not be for sale at NYCC, but you might get a glimpse of the next Four Horsies figures slated for another Kickstarter...

We will also be displaying a few prototypes of the next couple of Bigshot Toyworks figures which are currently under development.... more about those will be revealed this week! A new release will drop soon at the Bigshot Toyshop.... wonder what they will drop as a second release, as a follow-up to the Mike Mignola Monkey with a Gun figure?

September 26, 2014

REVEAL: Dead as F#ck custom figure by Daniel Fleres for Suburban Vinyl NYCC show

Custom resin Dead as F#ck figure by Daniel Fleres. Resin figure designed by JC Rivera and produced by We Are Not Toys. Custom is for the Dead as F#ck show taking place at the Suburban Vinyl booth number 208 at NYCC 2014- that's the Tenacious Collective, people! Your one stop for all toy art awesomeness. Swing by to see all the brilliant Dead as F#ck pieces! More info on the booth here.

September 25, 2014

EXCLUSIVE Coverage of Rampage Toys NYCC Exclusive Figures!

Is this not one of the most bad-ass pieces of vinyl you've ever seen?
 Jon Malmstedt of Rampage Toys kindly offered us the opportunity to drops these EXCLUSIVE, yet-to-be-released images of some of the many awesome sofubi exclusives he will be bringing to our collective NYCC booth #208! Behold, the wonders of crazy Japanese vinyl! Many of these items are on their way to my warehouse RIGHT NOW! You don't want to miss this opportunity to pick up Rampage pieces at NYCC... the opportunity to purchase Jon's work stateside is very rare indeed.

More SubUrban Vinyl NYCC 2014 Releases

NYCC 2014 approaches quickly and releases continue to be revealed. This time around, SubUrban Vinyl has a little more info to release for those attending NYCC. First up, THC Droplets from Wasted Talent. These THC Droplets are based on the sold out custom Buddy Fonzarelli created by Wasted Talent for the Blood Type Positive show. These 2.5" sculpted and resin cast custom droplets will be available at the SubUrban Vinyl Booth #208 in The Block at NYCC 2014. Available in an OG Purp and an OG Kush colorway, each colorway will be limited to just 12 pieces, with each piece being signed and numbered.

Also at NYCC 2014, SubUrban Vinyl will have artist Lou Pimentel live painting and signing all weekend. Lou Pimentel will have a new print available called "Odisseia", which is limited to just 50 signed and numbered prints. The "Odisseia" print measures in at 11" x 14" and is printed on water color rag paper. Prints will be available on October 9th at booth #208 in The Block. Be sure to check out all of SubUrban Vinyl's NYCC offerings.