Everyone remembers the Dejarik Holochess game from the original Star Wars film. We might not have known what the game was called, but we all wanted to be able to play it. Well...now your 1/6 scale figures can. Sideshow will begin pre-ordering for the chess set on this coming Friday (February 16th) at 10AM PST. Hmm...I wonder if some of the characters who were playing the game will be released?
As New York Comic Con approaches, designer toy collectors will find plenty of booths to visit at the Javits Center. One you'll definitely watch to check out is #120, where Sket One and Jim Koch will be sharing space and displaying new (and some old) products.
Ferg from Jamungo has announced a limited run of 100 Sqube+Rotate Print sets. For $80, you'll receive a Sqube (4"x4"x4") and a Sqube Rotate Print (5"x34"). The print is a 5 color screen-print on 100
pound stock, and is signed and numbered.
CustomToyLab.com has been created to support all artists involved in the
custom toy scene. The site is created by Tahir and Andy as a way for people to view all the great custom toys in one place. To
celebrate the launch they are giving away a custom set of ZLIKS created
by Bil BetsOvic. To enter the competition all you need to do is leave a
comment here. O...and they are looking for artists to submit photos of their custom pieces.
Nucleus will be exhibiting work from a number of today's top artists from the commercial and animation industries in what's being dubbed After These Messages... These artists attempt to revisit,
reinvent, and pay homage to their favorite animated icons. In a tribute to Saturday mornings of the past, the gallery opening will be February 10th (7-11pm) and they will be serving breakfast cereals...and refreshments.
A tribute to Saturday Mornings of the
February 10, 2007 - March 6, 2007
30 West Main Street
Alhambra, CA 91801
Trystan Bates of Gigglesauce has sent news of his latest newborn plush creation - the Starfish. The 12" tall line will be limited to 200 handmade plushies and run $25.