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Two Face Todd from Bad Attic


Bad Attic, founded by Japanese toy designer and illustrator Masa-shi in 2015, has announced the release of their first sofubi piece - Two Face Todd. Heavily inspired by 80s and 90s gross-out toys and trading cards such as Madballs and Garbage Pail Kids, the vinyl piece is currently available to purchase in limited numbers for $100.00 each.

This version of Two Face Todd is in purple sofubi (there's an additional version in green sofubi planned for the near future). Each toy comes in its own display case-style box and includes a limited edition trading card, illustrated by Masa-shi. Two Face Todd is the first in a planned series of six two-faced Trouballz.


2015 Designer Toy Awards Finalists Voting


The 2015 Designer Toy Awards have whittled their way down to the finalists in six different publicly voted-upon categories. (Don't worry! Plastic and Plush isn't a finalist in the "Best Blog" category. So, don't feel like you need to go support moi!) If you plan on voting for the year's best Artist, Blog, Online Store, Toy Store, Custom, or Toy...public voting remains open until Tuesday, September 15th, 2015.

Mondo’s 1/6th Scale TMNT Leonardo


Mondo Tees is currently taking pre-orders for their 1/6th scale Leonardo figure, based on the original Eastman & Laird comic book - Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The first in Mondo's 1/6th scale TMNT series, Leonardo features 25+ points of articulation, interchangeable heads and hands, and weapons and accessories taken right from the pages of the comic book.You can pre-order one now for $149.99, with shipping anticipated for Q2 of 2016.


The 1/6th scale Leonardo features the following:

  • Classic Comic Red Mask Head
  • Cartoon Blue Mask Head
  • Dual Katana and Scabbards
  • Set of C-Grip Hands 1
  • Set of Climbing Claw Hands
  • "Pointing Finger of Leadership" Hand
  • Two Four-Point Shuriken
  • Two Eight-Point Shuriken
  • Grappling Hook and Cord
  • Utrom Blaster Belt with Scabbard Straps
  • Pre-Mutation Splinter
  • Pre-Mutation Baby Leonardo

Freaks, Finks, Spazzes


Radioactive Uppercut has revealed their debut keshi line - Freaks, Finks, Spazzes. These guys have crawled out of the stinkiest sewage (not literally). Drawing inspiration from the Lowbrow likes of Ed Roth’s Rat Fink, gross-out toys such as the Madballs and cult figures the Ma-Ba Zombies, the initial line-up is set to feature a total of three very different miscreants – Franken Corpse, the Coffin Licker, and Spider Brains.

Freaks, Finks, Spazzes are slated to be produced in a Japanese keshi-style soft resin. Each figure stands around 3-inches tall and 2-inches wideThey've been sculpted by David Arshawksy of Turtle Milk Studios and will be produced in keshi by Tru:Tek of Disart ToyLabs. Pre-orders are slated to begin in early September 2015.


Errants “New Sunset” Pre-Order


The Errants "New Sunset" pre-order by UHOH TOYS is now live. This set includes three heads - Roku the Turtle/Snake Hybrid, Verge the Mutated Owl, and Cutty the Mutated Buffalo - as well as three bodies - AstronautScientist, and Cowboy. All of the heads and bodies can be mixed and matched. The Made in Japan soft vinyl (Sofubi) figures feature orange, blue, purple, and silver sprays. You can pre-order a set now for $35.00. The pre-order will be open until August 15th 2015 or until the limited number of slots are filled.

Bloodborne – 1/6th Scale Hunter Statues


Gecco has announced release details for a pair 1/6th Scale Hunter Statues from the video game Bloodborne. Both the Normal Version and the Exclusive Puddle of Blood Version will run $299.99. The special Puddle of Blood Version is limited to only 1,200 pieces worldwide, with a base featuring a splattering of blood. The Normal Version is expected to begin shipping in December 2015, while the Puddle of Blood Version is expected to begin shipping in February 2016.

The statue features the game's protagonist "Hunter" dressed in his "Hunter Set". His "Saw Cleaver" is armed in his right hand, and "Hunter Blunderbuss" is in his left hand. The saw can transform into a cleaver just like in the video game. Cobblestones and puddles are recreated on the round base, capturing the video game's world.

Fangar the Conspirator Release


Today (Thursday July 30th 2015) at 9PM ETMecha Zone and Toyfinity will be releasing a crossover figure entitled Fangar the Conspirator. This is an homage to the unreleased figure of the same name from the classic Robo Force line. (Full disclosure: my house is full of old Robo Force figures that I bought my kids)

The 3 1/8-inch tall figure features 22 points of articulation. It's limited to a run of only 25 pieces and will be available to purchase (via the above link) for $24.99.

Black Rainbow Star Skull


Ron English's POPaganda Shop will be releasing the Hikari’s Signature Series: Black Rainbow Star Skull today (July 23rd 2015) at 1PM ET. Each Walking Stick Star Skull is individually numbered and no two pieces are alike. Released as part of Funko’s Hikari line, this vinyl will be limited to an edition of only 300 pieces worldwide. Only a limited quantity will be available directly from the artist. The POPaganda copies feature Ron English’s signature on the back of each box. You can pick one up for $60.00.


5th Annual Designer Toy Awards Nominations


The Designer Toy Awards have returned for the 5th Annual DTAs. They're currently accepting nominations, which can be submitted via their website through Friday July 17th 2015. The DTAs are accepting nominations in categories for any releases, artists, or companies that were active from January to December 2014. So nominate what you love from 2014. If something or someone is not nominated, then they can not become a Finalist.