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“AWAKEN” (The Legend of Plaseebo) – Part 2

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Plaseebo Custom has announced the 2nd edition of their rotocast vinyl figure, the "Plaseebo Mummy".  It's now available for purchase through their webstore..

The 2nd edition “Legend of Plaseebo” figure is cast in Blue glow-in-the-dark vinyl with blue inset eyes.  It is 8” long (5” seated) and comes in a 10” long vinyl sarcophagus (this time painted in gold, black and blue).  It will also come with a copy of the illustrated “Legend of Plaseebo” story printed on a 14” X 21” sheet of parchment paper and a full color header card illustrated by Bob Conge

The edition is limited to 80 pieces worldwide and is priced at $85.00 plus $10.00 shipping within the US.

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Give Up vs. Yar! at Domy Books

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Domy Books is pleased to present:

Give Up vs. Yar!

The opening reception will take place on Friday, July 13th at Domy Books in Houston from 7PM through 9PM.  The show will run through Friday, August 17th.

Domy Books
1709 Westheimer
Houston, Texas 77098

Play Imaginative at Galleria Foyer

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Play Imaginative will be at the Suntec City Mall (in Singapore) this Saturday and Sunday (June 30 and July 1) to exhibit their latest Trexi designs and brand new vinyl lines. The exhibition runs from noon through 8PM on both days.

Japanese character designers TOUMA and Furi Furi will be gracing the event and will be available for autographs.  They'll also have a very special guest coming from Taiwan. Drop by on Saturday at 3PM to find out who he is.  Play Imaginative has the full schedule posted to their site.

Twilight Gathering Solo Show at Rotofugi

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The "Twilight Gathering" solo show will exhibit the work of Jeremiah Ketner at Chicago's Rotofugi Gallery .  The opening party and artist reception will take place on July 6th from 7PM through 10PM.  There will be free sushi, green tea and sodas available...with music by DJ Qbot.  If you can't make it out that opening night, the show will run through July 28th.

Rotofugi Designer Toy Store & Gallery
1953-55 W. Chicago Ave.
Chicago, IL 60622

Japan-Expo Takes Place in Paris

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If you’ll be in Paris from July 6th through the 8th, you can swing by Japan-Expo...a show celebrating manga, anime and toys.  Japanese artist - Kaijin - will be in attendance...as will his (new) second vinyl figure - Super Jepel from Wonderwall.  They will be on exhibit at Designertoyz’s booth (GG29).

Buzz Carney Gets Inked

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Buzz Carney made his television debut on last nights episode of TLC's Miami Ink.  He was perched on
the shelf (still in the box) right behind Chris Nunez's workspace.  One
of the guys on the show was also sporting a carnival cartoons tee
designed by Garnet from Carnival Cartoons.  The episode entitled "Staff, Staff, Staff" will air again
on July 3rd at 8PMJared Deal sent us these screen grabs, who got them courtesy of mfmunny on the Kidrobot board.

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UMA…Carded

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UMA: Unidentified Mysterious Animal is the newest line from David Horvath and Wonderwall.  David sent along song photos of the three characters...carded.  Those characters are Chupacabra, Flatwoods Monster and Mothman.  (Am I the only one who hears Super Furry Animal's Chupacabras every time I see these?)  The above set is known as the Newborn Types...there should be several other colorways available.  But these should be ready for San Diego Comic Con at the Giant Robot booth (we don't know the run number or price yet).

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Fugitive Toys and their SAM Sale

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Fugitive Toys has a massive overstock of Mushroom Guy SAM and they  need to move them to make room for new toys.  They have them on sale for $37.95 right now, which is about 50% off of  retail price.

Sloth Loves Chunk…

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Ahh yes...It feels like yesterday that we saw the initial prototypes of The Goonies action figure line at Toy Fair '07.   It was actually about four months ago.  Lucky for us, Mezco has posted the painted prototypes of everyone's favorite gang of misfits.  If you grew up in the 80's, you definitely know the names: Mikey, Data, Sloth, Chunk and Mouth.  (Well...Mikey isn't all that unique.)  The line will be released this summer and loaded with accessories from the movie.

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True Blue Liberty Exclusive

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Erick Scarecrow and ESC-Toy Ltd has announced the release of the Liquis Series Liberty "True Blue" colorway.  It's an ESCToy.com exclusive figure that will be limited to a run of 100 pieces and cost you $79.95.  The vinyl figure is approximately 12" tall and is our favorite color scheme so far.

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