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Runcible Edition A

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Runcible is a limited edition, 7" tall handmade resin figure from artist Cris Rose.  He's a gentle, nature-loving robot, who has found himself in a world without humans or robots. Nature has reclaimed the planet, so he tends the plants and animals while trying to find out what happened to the family he was part of...

Each edition has something different cast into the clear head, the visual representation of what Runcible is thinking of as he has no voice. Edition A has a leaf, the most basic element of plant life.

Cris made all 5 - plus a special "Grandfather" one off custom - available for pre-order this past Sunday.  The regular release will run £39.99/$74 while the "Grandfather" version will run £120.

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Noxious Fumes

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The Noxious Fumes exhibition at Rivet Gallery will feature a varied array of both exquisite artistic techniques and visions from some of the most cutting edge underground artists inspired by the show's theme of the gas mask.

The event includes a mixture of local, national, and international artists:

Annie Owens, Andy Clarkson, Brian M Viveros, Chet Zar, Chris Peters, Clint Carney, Davey Wong, Doktor A, Todd Cameron, Kathie Olivas, Louis Fleischauer, Megan Green, UNKL, Tin, Samuel Stimpert, Steve Cvinar, Terribly Odd.

The exhibition will be on display from October 4 through October 29th, with the opening reception to be held from 7PM through 10PM on the 4th. 

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1200 N. High St.
Columbus, Ohio 43201

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CONTEST: Little Britain USA Mimobot

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Matt Lucas and David Walliams rocketed to stardom in the UK and Australia as stars of the irreverent BBC comedy series “Little Britain.”  Now, they’re bringing their unique brand of laughs to HBO in the all-new comedy series Little Britain USA.  Written and created by Lucas and Walliams, the six-episode season kicks off Sunday, September 28th (10:30-11:00 p.m. ET/PT), with shows debuting immediately following new episodes of the hit comedy series “Entourage.”

To celebrate the program debut, Cornerstone created a promotional line of 1GB Mimobot flash drives.  The characters produced - Vicky Pollard and Carol Beer - are limited to a run of 4,000 pieces each.  However, they are not available to purchase.  But we're going to give away a set of the Little Britain USA Mimobots to one lucky winner.

The Details:

  • Post your favorite HBO show in the comments section.
  • Include your email address in the proper field.
  • One entry per person.
  • Open to US mailing addresses only.
  • The contest runs through Monday, October 6th at 11:59PM EST.

Skulskin by Ajee

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ExtendedPlayZ, a new label from Bonustoyz, presents Skulskin by Ajee.  Ajee is a female artist who was one of the secret artists in the French Dunny Series.  There are two colorways available: Green and Dark. The figures are 11" tall, including the mask, and limited to a run of 300 pieces each.  Look for them to be released in mid-November and retail around $115.   For wholesale inquiries, contact DKE Toys.

Build-O-Bama

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With the presidential debates happening and the election a little over a month away, Matt Hawkins of custompapertoys.com has created a new (free) papertoy - Build-O-Bama.  He wanted to show his support for Barack Obama in a "creative and positive way".

Matt says:

I've been thinking a lot about my work and while I love to make funny little characters I feel like it's my responsibility as an artist to speak my mind through my work every once in a while when I feel strongly about something. Obama is one of the first candidates to come along (ever) who has actually inspired me to create art!

So go ahead and download, print and cut.  He's completely free!

REVIEW: Killa Instinct

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Background

One of the fairly new vinyl toy companies, BIC Plastics, has hit the ground running with the release of their first vinyl figure – Killa Instinct.  This vinyl piece is a graffiti writer that has been designed by a street artist - Marka27.  That name might sound familiar since his line of vinyl speakers – Minigods – is rather popular.

There will be a pair of parties in early October to celebrate the Killa Instinct release. They will take place at SURU (LA) on October 4th and MyPlasticHeart (NYC) on October 11th.

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Packaging

The figure is packaged in a window-front box (with a window panel on the top as well) with a graffiti theme.  While there’s not much reading material on the box, the artwork is…well…killa.  Inside, the figure is protected in a snapping dual plastic tray.  The bolt cutters and figure’s head are both protected with individual plastic bags.

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New at Frozen Empire Toys

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Now Available at Frozen Empire Toys:

2.5" & 2" X-Mas Bomb Set (Silver & Gold) by Frank Kozik/Toy2r - $12.00
2.5" & 2" X-Mas Bomb Set (Green & Red) by Frank Kozik/Toy2r - $12.00   
2" Potamus Mini Figure Series by Frank Kozik/Toy2r - Blind Box - $5.50   
10" Dark Purple / Red / White Labbit by Frank Kozik/Kidrobot - $39.95 
Deathbot - Gold Gama-Go Edition Wooden Toy by Ningyoushi - $37.50   
Buff Monster Mini Figures Series 2 by Mindstyle - Blind Box - $29.50 
KFGU - Death Hammerhead by Joe Ledbetter/Intheyellow - $76.50   
Gargamel Gargadeath - 2007 Halloween Edition by Super7 - $57.50   
E Pluribus Venom: Shepard Fairy's Recent Work - $29.95
Uglydolls - Puglee - 12" Plush by David Horvath - $18.50
The Moofia: Bulletto by Tokidoki/Strangeco - $29.95
Squirm - Ikageruge Tribute Edition by Super7 - $47.50   
Oban Star Racer - Original Molly by Muttpop - $40.00    
Red Army Dr. Bomb by Frank Kozik/Toy2r - $40.00   
Once Upon a Time - Book by Jeremy Fish - $48.00    
10" Blank GID Teddy Troop by Adfunture - $57.50    
Yeti Plush - Set of 4 by Curster/Esc Toys - $90.00      
Visighost - White Day Edition by Super7 - $57.50    
Standard Wee Sticker by Shawnimals - $24.00   
Icy Bunny by Husky Kevin/Urabbit - $44.00

Keep an eye on the website for frequent updates!