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Full Reveal of Luke Chueh's BITCH

TOYSREVIL'S I LIKE TOYS - 55 min 56 sec ago

I gotta say, I loved the email subject title when I read it just; "BITCH Reveal" ~ LOL (and a warm hello back, Heidi!)

And it is essentially that = a sneak peek at the full reveal of Luke Chueh's "Bitch" - as produced by Munky King and sculpted by Pretty In Plastic! Do stay tuned for further product and availability details, folks, and prepare to howl like you mean it! LOL
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Godzilla: IMAX Poster & Japanese Trailer

TOYSREVIL'S I LIKE TOYS - 1 hour 13 min ago

The IMAX Poster for "Godzilla" is pretty! Plus a distinct homage to the Japanese flag heheh of a Red dot n white :) (Source: SHH)

Check out the Japanese trailer for the American adaptation of a classic kaiju monster created by the Japanese (Source: io9.com / Some screengrabs posted here on PopcornX).

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More "Dripple Series 1" Peeks Before April 25 Launch by Mighty Jaxx!

TOYSREVIL'S I LIKE TOYS - 2 hours 54 min ago

Counting down to the Friday April 25th launch of their crowdfunding project at drippletoy.com, toymakers Mighty Jaxx have started to reveal more than the 2D-visuals and/or announcements of artists' designs seen thus far, with TOUMA's design in full (sized next to a 3" Dunny), and as well sculpts for MR Shane Jessup and Tristan Eaton.

I like it that each design seems to come with it's own hand-held accessory and (perhaps) individualistic hand-gestures, and am interested to see more! Stay tuned to 25.04.201 on www.drippletoy.com, folks!

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Bulletpunk: TEQ63 Series04 by Quiccs for Hidden Fortress Launch!

TOYSREVIL'S I LIKE TOYS - 3 hours 50 min ago

Bulletpunk: TEQ63 is an all original resin toy concept, hand sculpted and hand painted by QUICCS. The Series04 Collection comes in new limited editions: Burnwater Red, Hidden Fortress Black, Worldslayer Ghost White and the Camo x Ulap Edition = all of whom are limited to 10 pieces each at US$20 per (800 Pesos). The open edition Classic ​OG Colorway is priced at US$15 / 600 Pesos each. (All prices do not including shipping costs).

The gang will drop this Sunday, April 27 at the Hidden Fortress HQ, at the Secret Fresh Gallery, and online via www.hiddenfortress.com.



Product Details:
•​ ​Material: Plastic Resin + Acrylic Paints
•​ ​Height: 3.5 Inches
•​ ​Base: Original


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Bad Ass: Mutant A by Pobber x Kronk for Thailand Toy Expo 2014

TOYSREVIL'S I LIKE TOYS - 4 hours 11 min ago

With the reveal of Bad Ass: Mecha not too long ago, Pobber hits us with yet another spectacular surprise uppercut, with the the reveal BAD ASS MUTANT A! This incarnation of Kronk's design is exclusive to, and will launch at Thailand Toy Expo (May 1-4 @ Central World, Bangkok). No further product details reveled as yet beyond these pics (via IG @pobbertoys).

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"The Art of War" from Kidrobot

TOYSREVIL'S I LIKE TOYS - 4 hours 52 min ago

"The Art of War" from Kidrobot is an upcoming new themed Dunny series, based on Sun Tzu's infamous "Art of War", or rather, "a long lost chapter". Featuring designs 14 artists, including Huck Gee, I Love Dust, Jerome Lu of Hyperactive Monkey (congrats!), and KaNO, who also FB'd he did the designs/art for the series package. No further product nor availability details revealed as yet.

I like it when KR does "themed" series, as it somehow leaves a semblance of "story cohesiveness" to the otherwise aesthetically-pleasing only pieces of painted plastic, IMHO. With the 3 dudes teased above, it looks to be a "Warriors"-styled clash of gangs/warlords over some corner street of a post-Apocalyptical urban city, with katannas and lightsabers! LOL
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Introducing Thai Adventure Isobelle & Pyjama Mighty Square by 3A Toys for Thailand Toy Expo

TOYSREVIL'S I LIKE TOYS - 4 hours 57 min ago

I was going to make an off-color quip about "ladyboys" (with "Hangover 3" scarred in my memoryscape watched on the telly not too long ago…) … but instead I'm going to go with: "nice hair!" ...

THAI ADVENTURE ISOBELLE / PASCHA joins TK Thiddy and Mighty Squares as exclusives for JP Toys in the upcoming Thailand Toy Expo (May 1-4 @ Central World, Bangkok).

And not forgetting to point out the Pyjama Mighty Square seen in the above-right blurry pic… ;p
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#MAYTHE4THSG @ Jurong Regional Library (11am-7pm)

TOYSREVIL'S I LIKE TOYS - 5 hours 13 min ago

Finally, after all these years, Singapore gets to have their own "Star Wars Day" celebrations, the "May The 4th SG " event happening Sunday, May the 4th @ the Jurong Regional Library
(21 Jurong East Central 1, Singapore)!

Activities include:
- Special appearance by 501st Legion Singapore Garrison
- Performance and workshop session by FightSaber Singapore
- Star Wars toys display by Hasbro Singapore
- “Once-Upon-A-Stormtrooper” fan fiction contest
- X-Wing Miniatures tabletop game demo, workshops and activities for kids and fanatics.
- A Public Screening of "Plastic Galaxy: A History of Star Wars Toys" by Brian Stillman (see video below):


- "Live" doodling session by the artists from "Band of Doodlers"
- Showcase and Sale custom stormtrooper helmets by local and overseas artists where all proceeds from sale of the helmets will go towards helping the less privileged.

I've featured both local artist Samantha Lo's and Wetworks' pieces, as well as our buddy from The Philippine QUICCS' Fortress Trooper. Shown below here are pieces from Anthea 'Ratking" Tan (Wompa-on-head WIP) and Daniel Yu's camo trooper:


Celebrate all things-Star Wars @ the Jurong Regional Library (21 Jurong East Central 1, Singapore) this coming May 4th, from 11:00am - 7:00pm. And don't forget to bring along your lightsabre! May The Fourth Be With You!
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Kickstarter – Marauder Action Figure Unlocks $105,000 Stretch Goal and Close to $120,000

Battlegrip.com - 7 hours 9 min ago
The Marauder action figure project has less than a week to go, and after a surge in support yesterday the toy is very, very close to the $120,000 “Farshlungner” stretch goal. This next stretch goal brings more accessories into the mix, including black, gray, and tan scarves that really add to the look of the figures. Check the below pic,... Read more →
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Spotted Online – Fast Company Talks Nike Design

Battlegrip.com - 7 hours 11 min ago
Fast Company magazine (at Amazon.com*) continues to have fun articles that you should be reading. Last week, as a follow up to Nike shoes collapsing during games, the site posted “How Nike Turned An Italian Suit Label Into The Air Jordan XX9s” and gave us a peek at how Nike is re-engineering their shoes in an attempt to make them... Read more →
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Spotted Online – Interview with Boss Fight Studio

Battlegrip.com - 7 hours 16 min ago
I just mentioned the Vitruvian HACKS action figure series a few days ago (posted here), but now it’s time for a short interview with the team behind Boss Fight Studios (website) as they discuss the new line. What jumped out as most interesting to me was the promise of a new hip articulation design that allows for quick leg exchange/replacement.... Read more →
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Spotted Online – Acid Rain Video from the 2012 Hong Kong Toy Fair

Battlegrip.com - 9 hours 1 min ago
Yeah, I waited an entire day before posting more about the 3.75-inch scale Acid Rain series (last mentioned here). This time I’d like to direct your attention to this (roughly) three minute video that was shot over two years ago in Hong Kong. Now I’d not yet noticed that some of the toys combine to form a larger vehicle. From... Read more →
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Intro to the 1987 G.I. Joe Animated Movie

Battlegrip.com - 9 hours 32 min ago
1987′s G.I. Joe A Real American Hero: The Movie* gets some negative press here and there — mostly focused on the weirdness of Cobra-La (see Wikipedia) — but I think it has held up well and is a fun part of the classic eighties G.I. Joe cartoon. And that opening sequence? Still one of the best animated intros ever created!... Read more →
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The Bammer Budskis

Plastic and Plush - 23 April, 2014 - 16:30
Budskis 1

PBK has released their newest resin figures. The Bammer Budskis (a sloth and an oversized kush bud) are two good buddies who love hanging out and blazing up. You have the option of handpicking your own set of colors available via a drop down menu in the PBK shop. In addition, they'll be throwing in a print as well. The set sells for $35.00.

This toy will be available to pre-order until the May 7th 2014.

Budskis 2
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Super7 x Acme Limited Edition Star Wars Prints

Super7 - 23 April, 2014 - 13:32

Super7 presents a vision in outer space of the Dark Lord of the Sith. Gaze deep into the night sky, and a familiar pattern from the dark side will emerge in the stars. The Space Vader print is silkscreened on black 16″ x 20″ heavy archival stock with light grey and glow-in-the-dark inks, in a hand numbered edition of 200. Turn off the lights to see Darth Vader come to life! Availalbe May 4th, 12noon PST at super7store.com, $50 ea.

Super7 x Acme Star Wars Prints

Super7 x Acme Star Wars Screen Prints


Blamo’s Hawk Billy

Plastic and Plush - 23 April, 2014 - 13:30
Blamo Spencer Aleph

Hawk Billy is a collaboration between Blamo and Aleph Geddis. This 7" tall figure is a limited edition of 20 pieces. Hawk Billy is made from hand carved Suar wood and then fitted with wings and a removable brass hawk mask. You can pick one up now for $165.00.

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Welcome to the City

Super7 - 23 April, 2014 - 13:29

Come one, come all to the City by the Bay! Super7 and Flowers in May take newcomers and locals alike on a tour of the most beautiful city of them all.

Welcome to the City is a hand signed and numbered limited edition of 100 four color silkscreened prints on 16″ x 20″ heavy archival stock. $50 each.

 

Available Here

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Kidrobot to close their NYC Store

Plastic and Plush - 23 April, 2014 - 10:30
KRNY

Well...after Kidrobot had a 75% off "Warehouse" Sale - angering some retailers in the process - now comes word that they'll be shutting down their NYC flagship store. I remember heading out to the Prince St. spot ten years ago to pick up a handful of Qees. That seems like ages ago.

Dear Kidrobot Community,

After an amazing decade-plus year run, our beloved Kidrobot New York City location will be regretfully closing its doors at the end of this month. Kidrobot New York is an iconic store, a global destination for Kidrobot fans worldwide, and a tremendous asset to our brand. The incredible staff (both past and present), whom we are so thankful for, engaged with a talented network of artists and a passionate community of fans and collectors that we have grown to call family.

This was an incredibly difficult decision for us; however, continuing to operate the current store at its present size and location is just no longer feasible. We know we belong in New York City and (don’t worry!) we have every intention to re-open in a new location in the future where we can continue to build the community together.

As we scout our new location and go through this transition we want to thank all of you for your past, present and future support. We thank the fans and collectors that only New York can bring. We thank the committed artists and customizers who give of their time and talent and who have grown to be mentors and teachers. We thank the local partners, sponsors, and collaborators whose relationship and camaraderie we value working with. We could not be here without you and we will continue to bring you exciting new art, products and brands as well as the kind of experiences that only Kidrobot can deliver.

In the meantime, you will continue to find Kidrobot items at the amazing specialty stores throughout New York. And of course, we invite you to visit Kidrobot retail locations in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, and Boulder or online at Kidrobot.com.

With love,

Kidrobot

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Pop! Animation: Hanna-Barbera

Plastic and Plush - 23 April, 2014 - 07:30
Funko POP Fred Fllintstone Funko POP Barney Rubble

Hanna-Barbera is the latest addition to Funko's Pop! Animation line. The Pop! Animation: Hanna-Barbera series will debut with vinyl figures based on Fred Flintstone, Barney Rubble, Frankenstein Jr. (from Frankenstein Jr. & The Impossibles), and Hong Kong Phooey. Look for them to be available in June 2014.

Funko POP Hong Kong Phooey Funko POP Frankenstein Jr
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G.I. Joe – Will A Break Do It Good?

Battlegrip.com - 23 April, 2014 - 04:12
When I wrote “Hasbro Celebrates 50 Years of G.I. Joe . . . by killing the line?” last month there was a bit of tongue in cheek action involved in the title. Clearly “killing the line” is excessive and ridiculous, but that’s exactly what it feels like to many people when word comes out that: “The G.I. Joe brand team... Read more →
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