The Artpin Collection has announced and released their newest pin - Bunny Blossom by artist couple Kozyndan. This 1.5-inch hard enamel pin on card design is based on Kozyndan's iconic "Seasons of the Bunny" series of Japanese woodblock print (Ukiyo-e) inspired works.
This limited edition of 150 pieces will be available, together with other designs from The Artpin Collection, for $12.00 each at Rotofugi and select designer toy galleries and retailers.
The Artpin Collection has announced a few art pins that they've added to their collection. First up, there's Vampyramid by Portland artist Martin Ontiveros. The 1.5-inch hard enamel pin on a card is released in a limited edition of 125 pieces.
Secondly, there's Arianhrod from internationally acclaimed Scarygirl creator artist Nathan Jurevicius. The 1.25-inch hard enamel pin on a card, available in two colors. Each one is released in a limited edition of 75 pieces.
Each pin runs $12.00 and can be purchased through Rotofugi.
The Artpin Collection has released a brand new pin - the "Max Pop" enamel pin by Steve Purcell, from his successful and Iconic series of games, comics and animation which is celebrating it's 30th anniversary this year. Max Pop is a 1.5-inch high quality hard enamel pin on card. It's a limited edition of 250 pieces. The pin will be available, along with previous releases, at Rotofugi for $12.00.
J!NX has launched two new lines of apparel for gamers: the J!NX Brand, a collection of core clothing featuring comfortable fits and soft fabrics inspired by the upbeat and relaxed attitude of gaming, and J!NX Pro, an original label catering specifically to professional gamers and esports enthusiasts. Both lines build upon J!NX’s standing as a leading designer and provider of high-quality gaming lifestyle goods online and at retail. Drawing from this experience, both the J!NX Brand and J!NX Pro lines offer consumers a means of paying tribute to not just one particular video game license, but gaming culture as a whole.
The new J!NX Pro line combines high-performance fits and fabrics with the utmost regard for form and feel to convey the dedicated look of professionalism that competitive teams expect. Maintaining focus while playing to win requires comfort and confidence, and so J!NX’s designs utilize true-to-size fits, top-grade moisture-wicking materials and fashion-forward styles on par with those of mainstream sports.
The first official J!NX Brand and J!NX Pro offerings of t-shirts, jerseys, joggers, hoodies and hats are now available online at JINX.com, with plans to expand to brick-and-mortar retail by fall 2017.
Lunartik has released the "Time Sucker" Customized Swatch Maxi. This giant Swatch Maxi (about 7 feet by 16 inches) features Lunartik's new Mosquito character. It was produced for the exhibition "Time Warped" at the Oslokaffe Artspace Berlin. The watch features glow-in-the-dark Mosquito eyes and custom hands.
If interested, you'll be able to pick it up for £525.00 plus £25.00 for shipping (about $670 total).
ESC-Toy has released the PXC-HOUSE tee, illustrated by artist Erick Scarecrow. It features Erick's take on Pac-Man and his ghostly friends. This navy-blue shirt is silkscreen printed on 100% cotton NEXT LEVEL brand tee. It's available in various sizes and available to purchase for $25.00.
DMS is releasing a few new Skelevex items via his Skelevex shop. The Skelevex Enamel Pin (pictured above) is limited to an edition of 100 pieces. The 1-inch black enamel pin with matte silver plating features the classic Skelevex logo. Each one comes signed and numbered on a printed backing card for £5 plus shipping (about $6.60 plus shipping).
Also, the Skelevex: Work the Angles, is a new abstract series of four one-off customs. They're available for £9.99 plus shipping (about $13.20).
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.