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CONTEST: Win a Vinyl TriPus from Max Toy Co.


We're teaming up with Max Toy Co. to give away one of their amazing Kaiju TriPus soft vinyl figures. That's right, you could have the above figure sitting on your shelf or desk and all you must do is leave a comment in the comment section of this post. Tell us...what's your favorite monster movie?

Here are the contest rules:

  • Winner chosen randomly
  • Open to worldwide entries
  • The contest will run until March 10th at 11:59PM EST

Limited Edition Mini Skully Series 2


Urban Warfair's limited edition Mini Skully Series 2 is now available for purchasing. This series contains two different designs, each one with a variant edition.  Above is ByteDust designed piece - limited to 25 pieces - and the variant white version below (10 pieces).


There's also Squidnik's I am not forever in blue and pink colorways. These are both limited to runs of 25 pieces.  And each of the figures runs $25.



1:6 Scale Major Alan “Dutch” Schaefer


Hot Toys has released final photos of their 1:6th scale Arnold Schwarzenegger as Major Alan "Dutch" Schaefer collectible figure. From the hit 80s film - Predator - this piece stands approximately 30 cm tall and features Hot Toys' muscled figure body with over 21 points of articulation. This Dutch figure features Authentic Arnold Schwarzenegger likeness with painted camouflage face. Another amazing Hot Toys sculpt.

REVIEW: Germusu – Achu, Coli, Eri, Gou and Zoa



The Germusu “are mini storage microbial pouches” from artist Vanessa Germosen. The 2009 lineup includes five new characters: Achu (teal), Gou (green), Coli (yellow), Eri (orange) and Zoa (gray).

Achu is annoying                                Gou is kinda shy
but she doesn’t make you sneeze           he always likes to hide
she’s that stinky fella                          in the inside of your ear
that lives in your blue cheese.               or the corner of your eye.

Coli is so evil, Coli is so mean                Eri’s kind of stinky
he’ll make you burp                            rot’s his favorite scent
and make you hurt                              he loves your smelly toes jam
and then he’ll eat your spleen!              and your bits of belly lint.

Zoa’s really boring
he likes to mope about
he’ll dawdle and sulk all day long
and then he’ll just pass out.



Like most plush lines, the Germusu don’t have actual packaging.  What they do have is a tag that features an illustrated picture of the character on the front and the above stories on the back.

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4-in-1 Robot Paper Toy Project


To commemorate the completion of the 4-in-1 Robot Paper Toy Project seen in Giant Robot magazine, Scion and Giant Robot are challenging readers to design their own paper figures for a chance to meet the master of paper figures himself - Shin Tanaka - and have their paper toy template distributed at the Paper Art Show in April in Los Angeles. You can enter the contest at