May 6, 2013

First Teaser of the Dead Astronaut Gangsta

3A Toys has released the first teaser image of the Dead Astronaut Gangsta from the awesome Ashley Wood

No word yet on when the Dead Astronaut Gangsta will be released or details about the figure but we'll keep you posted.

Ghost Pig Appears thanks to Laird Henderson

Haunting the kitchen table comes 'The Ghost Pig', designed and Sculpted by Laird Henderson aka 'Big Trubble' and Painted by Tara Krebs.

"You may eat his flesh, but you can’t consume his soul. The pig is released from his corporeal body just before the first bites are taken. He’s now free to explore the spirit world and haunt his tormentors for years to come."

Limited to only 30 pieces the 7" tall cast in resin, painted with cel-vinyl and then clear coated awesome Haunted Ham is now available to purchase here.

Garbage Pail Kids MiniKins arriving this October

We mentioned here that Topps had decided to re-release the Garbage Pail Kids as mini-figures to collect, well coming this October get excited as the Garbage Pail Kids MiniKins will drop. 

Made soft revin and measuring approx 1" tall, which should sit nicely with the original Cheap Toys. 

There are some changes to this release however:

  • 26 different mini-figures and stickers 
  • Each "Single Blind Pack" will contain 2 mystery figures and two stickers
  • Each "Jumbo Blind Pack" will contain 3 mystery figures, 1 visible figure, and four stickers Base version are fully-painted in multiple colors to match the original sticker 
  • Chase versions are available in 4 different colors: Neon Blue & Neon Red (1:3 packs), Neon Green (1:4 packs), Neon Yellow (1:12 packs)

It appears that the chase versions will be the real collectors items due to their similarity to the original Cheap Toys. In this latest GPK release Topps will produce a massive 130 figure MinKins complete set!

kaNO's 'Bodega' V.2 Toy Signing & Store Release

kaNO is about to release version 2 of his 'Bodega' figure. Featuring an all new clearer body and swivel head, each figure has developed a personal style from the artists involved.

kaNO is flying in to My Plastic HeartMay 10 from 7.00 - 9.00 pm. and be joined by the talented Toofly for a limited quantity of each of their 'Bodega's' to sign.

kaNO's site will exclusively sell Bodega on his online store here. The Toofly Bodega will be available to retailers via DKE Toys at a later date.

Winter Is Coming To Your Couch

Without a doubt Game of Thrones is the most popular TV show in the world and now you can watch it in comfort with these luxurious soft pillows.

Measuring 22" x 14" x 6", each pillow is shaped like a heraldic shield, featuring the Sigil of a the House Stark, House Lannister and House Targaryen on the front and the house motto on the back.

The 100% Polyester Game of Thrones pillows are available individually or as a set of 3 to pre-order here and due to drop September.

Archer Becomes An Action Figure

Factory Entertainment are creating an action figure and other assorted collectibles based on the FX animated series Archer. Featured this year at the New York Toy Fair, the image is a computer generated render for the 6" Archer figure.

Archer will feature 18 points of articulation and include a variety of accessories. No word on when the agent for  International Secret Intelligence Service will be available but we'll keep you posted.

B.U.N.N.Y.W.I.T.H. Mini Figs

DKE Toys presents the B.U.N.N.Y.W.I.T.H. (Based Upon Nearly Nothing, You Will Indulge in These Hares) figures. Designed by Alex Pardee and sculpted by George Gaspar these PVC mini figs of Bunnywith Siamese Twin, Bunnywith Mesmerizing Eye, Bunnywith No Legs, Bunnywith Hammerhead, and Bunnywith…Um…Nothing.

The 2.5" tall B.U.N.N.Y.W.I.T.H. characters are available in white, red, purple, blue and the traditional peachy M.U.S.C.L.E. style color with each display box contains 50 figures or 2 complete bagged sets of 25 (5 figures in 5 colors). 

Look out for these at your favorite designer toy retailer.