Artist Paul Shih will be launching a series of Hollow Threat clothing today (April 14th 2016). The line will features designs based on his toy characters. At the same time, he's introducing a new line - Authentic Counterfeit - where he has some fun with brand icons - inspired by shopping for his one year old son.
The folks from Uglydolls and OHM Beads have announced a rather "Ugly" collection of sterling silver jewelry that will be released on October 1st 2015. Wage, Babo, OX, and Ice-Bat have been cast in sterling silver to wear on a bracelet or necklace. Likely, gentlemen won't be wearing these. But don't they sort of look like Monopoly pieces? Albeit, somewhat expensive Monopoly pieces if they're in the $40 to $50 price range that other OHM beads are.
Uglydolls and Chasing Fireflies have announced a pair of children's costumes...and it's probably not too early to begin thinking about your Halloween costume. The two characters are Ice-Bat and OX. They're available in various sizes and run $70.00 each. Now, you can confuse folks at various comic conventions and trade shows...as we always see a few of the official Uglydolls dancing around the con floor.
Joe Ledbetter has released a pair of new Chaos Bunny sets - the Chaos Bunnies Pin Collection and the Chaos Bunnies Magnet Series.
The Pin Collection (pictured above) includes five enamel pins. They measure at least 1.75 inches tall and come with some special features like bobble ears, glow-in-the-dark eyes, or dangling crossbones. Characters include: Mr. Bunny, Lava Bunny, Jolly Roger Bunny, Spaced-Out Bunny, and Cactus Bunny. They're available separately for $12.00 each or as a full-set for $55.00 (plus shipping).
The Magnet Series (pictured below) includes four acrylic magnets, each 3.5 inches tall. Character include: Leopard Bunny, Bipolar Bunny, Funny Bunny, and Calavera Bunny. They're available separately for $8.00 each or as a full-set for $30.00 (plus shipping).
The Durham Bulls minor league baseball team will be celebrating Star Wars Day (May the 4th) a little late this year. On May 16th 2015, they'll be wearing the above pictured uniforms. Yep...and entire team dressed up as C-3PO. They've got it down to including his restraining bolt on the uni.
Outsmart Originals has announced new apparel based on the artwork of Emilio Garcia from Barcelona, Spain. Three new releases featuring Emilio's creations, The Brainade and Skullbrain, will be available. The first shirt features the new art figure, the green Brainade. The second shirt features an image used at the debut of the 28-inch fiberglass Skullbrain Figure from the 2013 Swab Barcelona Art Fair. And the third shirt features original pink Skullbrain artwork on an army colored t-shirt.
Now available for preorder, priced from $25.00 (depending on the size), you can pre-order the shirt until February 14th 2015 - with an anticipated shipping date of February 23rd 2015.
The Ave Venice has released a line of custom Chucks and Vans featuring your favorite Uglydolls characters. These shoes are custom made per order using a unique digital process at The Ave in Venice Beach, CA. They're available in men's half sizes from 3 through 13 and can be ordered for $90.00 per pair.
Manly Art x Outsmart Originals are releasing two new limited edition t-shirts. These digitally printed, full color graphics on ultra cotton tees for men and soft style tees for the ladies are available for preorder through December 31st 2014.
The first is Pimp2-D2, a design based on the sold out customized action figure released by Manly Art in 2013. Also, there's the Boba Fink, the high speed hunter hot on the trail of his next bounty. Each shirt will sell from $25.00 (depending on size). They're available from Small through 5XL. The t-shirts will ship by January 15th 2015.
New from Garglemesh is the Eraserhead Baby Monster Pin, based on the design of Sam Arshawsky and sculpted by David Arshawsky (former sculptor of the original Ninja Turtle figure line, et al). The pin is based on the baby from David Lynch's cult film Eraserhead. Each pieces is hand cast in resin and lightly painted, with the color of the 2-inch pin being random. You can pick one up for $5.00.
If anyone wanted to know what to get me for Christmas, it's this lovely Gremlins Knit Sweater from Mondo x Middle of Beyond. The 100% acrylic heavy knit sweater is available in sizes XS through 3XL. Available to pre-order (shipping in December 2014), it will run you $85.00.