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Dokugan GID Blue

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Hmm...this looks familiar!  It might be because we showed you the green version of the GID Dokugan a few days ago.  This Tokyocube exclusive version of the BLObPUS produced kaiju vinyl is limited to a run of 25 pieces.   I actually prefer this colorway.  Either way, it'll run you the same as the green version - $74 (plus S&H).

The Comedian 1:6 Scale Figure

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Another of the DC Direct 1:6 scale Watchmen figures is everyone's favorite funnyman...The Comedian.  Was he really that funny?   Not sure...but he was definitely is one gruff looking dude.  Look for this figure to be released on February 4, 2009 and retail around $125.

Alice Cherry Blossom Qee

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Charles Stephan, the artist known for his cut (and sometimes eerie pig characters), is showing off the upcoming line of Alice Cherry Blossom Qees.  We're now able to see the designs that he and Toy2R have chosen for this lineup.

Rorschach 1:6 Scale Figure

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I just finished reading Watchmen...and I already think I might need to read it again.  And with the upcoming release of the film (March 2009), DC Direct has released some images of their upcoming 1:6 scale Rorschach figure.  It actually looks like it will be a must-have for fans of the graphic novel (or film).  Look for this piece to be released on March 11, 2009 and run about $100.

Head Games Dress Candy

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Gallery Hanahou presents Head Games Dress Candy, a collaborative exhibit of sculpture and jewelry
by Sara Singh and Arlene Guerra.  Fashion illustrator Sara Singh and jewelry designer and creator of P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing) Arlene Guerra are ushering in New York Fashion Week this September with a joint exhibit of sculpture and jewelry that plays with concepts of innocence and character.

With silhouettes of male and female busts carved from plywood, Singh comments on the vanity and secrecy of the surfaces we present to each other. Complementing Singh's organic sculptures is Guerra's new collection of exaggerated, candy-colored jewelry, which blurs the line between the dress-up games of children and the adult dress-up game called fashion.

The opening reception, sponsored by Svedka Vodka and Lure, takes place on September 3rd from 6PM until 9PM.  RSVP: info@galleryhanahou.com to attend.  The show runs from September 3rd until October 7th.

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611 Broadway, Suite 730
NYC

Dokugan GID Green

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The Tokyocube exclusive Dokugan GID (Green) vinyl figure is one of the newest kaiju produced by BLObPUS.   The super-limited vinyl toy is a small run of 35 pieces.  And it will run you about $75 (plus S&H).

Slobots on Etsy

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Mike of Slobot fame has sent word that he has opened up his very own Etsy shop.  Collectors can go there to purchase his artwork, handmade figures and customs.  Straight from the artist!

A Bad Dream on Birch Street

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Jack from Horrowood.info just released his latest papercraft - “A Bad Dream on Birch Street”.  This is his first horror themed toy and if you don't know who the above character is...I feel sorry for your lack of pop culture knowledge.  And if you'd like to have one of your own, you can download it from the Horrorwood website.

Kooky Dolls by Lolabee

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Lolabee has released three new plush Kooky Dolls: Colleen, Valerie and Zoe.   Each plush is made of 100% cotton and Eco-Craft sustainable corn fibers, with a soft flannel face and silk screened features.   Look for them to retail between $18 and $25.  For wholesale inquiries, contact DKE Toys.

Just Like Bossy Bear

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Amazon.com currently has David Horvath's second Bossy Bear hardcover book - Just Like Bossy Bear - available  for pre-order.  You'll have to wait until March 3, 2009 for it to be released...but you'll be able to take comfort that you'll definitely receive one.