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Eyezon MEETS Night Gamer

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Here is a wonderful meeting of the minds (and art styles)...Mark Nagata of Max Toy Co and Bob Conge of Plaseebo will release a joint custom set - Eyezon MEETS Night Gamer - today.  It's a limited edition of 10 sets.  Mark hand painted 10 Plaseebo Night Gamers and Bob hand painted 10 Max Toy Co Eyezons. 

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The Nagata custom Night Gamer is 7" tall in white glow in the dark vinyl with fumed red glass inset eyes and is signed and numbered by Mr. Nagata.

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The Conge custom Eyezon is 10" tall in clear vinyl with numerous inset plastic eyes and is signed and numbered by Bob.

Both the Eyezon and Night Gamer have a motion activated color changing LED unit inside.  These figures will be offered on a first come, first served basis as a set of the 2 figures (1 Eyezon and 1 Night Gamer). The set is priced at $620 shipped. And those purchasing the set of 2 figures will also receive a signed limited edition 16" by 18" color giclee print of Conge's Eyezon drawing.

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To order, send an email to Bob or visit the MaxToyCo.com website.

Plaseebo’s War Invades New York

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Plaseebo Custom's WAR figure will be in the Kaiju Invades New York exhibition at The Showroom Gallery in NYC, opening this Saturday, April 19th from 8PM until 11PM.

Bob Conge says: This sculpt is somewhat of a departure for me, in that it is my intent to use the "art toy" form as a vehicle to express a powerful sociopolitical statement.  "War is the ultimate monster" I wanted to create an image that would make the viewer feel the horror of war and perhaps move them to take a stand against its ravages of life and land.  The Dick Cheney smile on the skull is no accident.

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The WAR figure is a one-up hand-cast urethane from Bob's original sculpt.  It is 10" high by 6" wide with glass inset eyes.  The body and feet of the WAR figure are made up of the dead bodies of solders, crashed airplanes, blown up tanks, barrels of oil, etc and his legs are the trunks from burned and broken trees.  You already know the back-story.  As inspired by, "I am become Death,The shatterer of Worlds", from The Bhagavad-Gita.

REVIEW: Night Gamer Edition 2

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Background

Plaseebo Custom recently released the second edition of their Night Gamer rotocast vinyl figure.  The glow-in-the-dark piece was co-designed and sculpted by Bill Hand and Bob Conge.  And as with all of the Plaseebo characters, they have a rather interesting story.

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The Night Gamers are little creatures from an alternate universe (30 seconds ahead of ours).  They’ve traveled to our universe, to a teddy bear factory.  After hiding within a bear suit, they were taken home by a pair of young brothers. 

At night, while the boys are sleeping, they come out of their suits and decide to play.  They use their probes to search the children’s memories (via their brains) and play games.  All the while, the two players’ heads glow.  The Gamers actually took their names (Wilbur and Orvil) from that first game they played…trying to build a working model of a plane (it was from a quiz the kids once took).

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Packaging

The Night Gamer figure comes bagged with a header card that is illustrated by Plaseebo artist John Kastner.  The illustration is that of the two characters removing their teddy bear suits in anticipation of a session of gaming.

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