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Trooper SuperJanky by Flying Förtress

Superplastic has announced their newest figure available for pre-order. Sporting a giant helmet, a handful of crushed nukes, and an attitude, the 8-inch tall SuperJanky Trooper, created in collaboration with legendary Munich-based street artist Flying Förtress, can be pre-ordered now. This limited edition of 400 pieces is based on his iconic anti-war army of Teddy Troops, seizing walls worldwide since the late 80's. You can pre-order your own for $85.00. It's expected to ship in Early-2019.

Hench: It Me! Edition by Pete Fowler

Superplastic has announced the pre-order availability of their Hench: It Me! Edition figure. Hench is the second figure in the new series by acclaimed artist Pete Fowler. The special "It Me!" edition measures 9-inches tall and features an interstellar varsity jacket, Wallabees, silver grill, and leopard skin gloves. This version is a limited edition of 555 pieces and it can be pre-ordered for $90.00. Look for it to ship in Early 2019.

Superplastic Launches New Site – and New Collectibles

Superplastic​ launched its new web store yesterday. The shop features limited edition toys and apparel designed by world famous artists. Janky, launched via Kickstarter, is slated to begin shipping in December 2018. But, they have some new items available at launch.

The Punk Skull - by acclaimed Spanish artist ​Okuda San Miguel​ - is a 12-inch tall psychedelic mohawked skull created in soft vinyl. Limited to 999 pieces, the figure is available to pre-order for $160.00. It's slated to begin shipping in Early 2019.

The special Oh-No “Blackout Edition”​​ SuperJanky​ by cult UK/French artist McBess is limited to a run of 333 pieces. The 8-inch tall piece is available to pre-order for $80.00 and will ship "before Xmas 2018".

Also, the site debuted the first Superplastic apparel capsule​, featuring oversized graphic t-shirts, sweatshirts, and other items. Currently there are four tees available, ranging in price from $40.00 for short-sleeve to $55.00 for long-sleeve.

Kickstarter: SUPERPLASTIC announces JANKY Series

Paul Budnitz​ (Kidrobot, Ello, Budnitz Bicycles) launches his designer toy company ​Superplastic ​today, with new limited edition toys by renowned artists for sale today on ​Kickstarter​. Superplastic’s launch edition toys feature designs by 16 well-known artists from around the world.

Superplastic begins selling ​JANKY ​today​ —​ a sneaker-obsessed anthropomorph that’s somewhere between cute and dark, nasty and nice. Prices range for $25 for a handful of 3-inch toys to $5,000 for an exclusive handmade 4-foot version. The figure took 8 months to design, and is a collaboration between Budnitz and Superplastic art director Huck Gee.

Other super limited-edition toys available on Kickstarter today include a giant sized ​8” SuperJANKY entitled ​Ro-Mu-Lo​ by Mexican artist ​El Grand Chamaco​; and ​Maximilian Cash​ by UK artist ​Pete Fowler​, a psychedelic 9-inch tall vinyl toy with fangs, sneakers, a boombox, and a glowing blue skull. ​Both are limited to just 666 pieces.

 

Artists included in the Janky series, include:

●  Ricardo Carvolo​ (Spain)
●  El Grand Chamaco​ (Mexico)
●  Dalek​ (USA)
●  Camilla D’Errico​ (Canada)
●  Pete Fowler​ (UK)
●  Huck Gee​ (USA)
●  Mark Gmehling​ (Germany)
●  Joe Ledbetter​ (USA)
●  Jason Limon​ (USA)
●  McBess​ (France)
●  Junko Mizuno​ (Japan/USA)
●  Dolly Oblong ​(Switzerland/Korea)
● Jake Parker​ (USA)
● Sket One​ (USA)
● Tado​ (UK)
● Bubi Au Yeung​ (Hong Kong)

As I say with all Kickstarter projects I post about. Remember...this is not a pre-order. There are many instances of crowd funded projects that have been funded never making good on their promised goods. So back all Kickstarters with caution.