2013 Toy Awards

2013 PAPAs: Plastic Toy of the Year

Our final Plastic and Plush Awards category is the Plastic Toy of the Year. While the term "plastic" encompasses a whole array of collectibles, we are mainly looking at vinyl toys here. So here are the top five plastic toys of the year 2013... 5. Oliver & Mortimer from Artoyz Originals (Kathie Olivas and Brandt […]

Continue Reading

2013 Toy Awards

2013 PAPAs: Plush Toy of the Year

We haven't seen much of a change in the realm of plush toys. While some of the smaller brands have become much bigger, there still are a number of artists out there making small run releases. This year, we take a look at five of our favorites from 2013. 5. Universal Monster Uglydolls from Uglydolls […]

Continue Reading

2013 Toy Awards

2013 PAPAs: Best Resin

We move on to highlight some of the best resin figures from 2013. This year, we saw the transition from vinyl to resin continue to gain speed. Since it's much easier (and more affordable) for artists to self-produce resin figures, we've seen this sub-genre take off. Here are our 5 favorites. 5. Vulpes: Exploration Rover […]

Continue Reading

2013 Toy Awards

2013 PAPAs: Best Sixth-Scale Figure

Sixth-Scale figures have pretty much taken over my personal collection. The level of quality in this genre of action figures has made it difficult to determine if you're looking at a photo of a toy or an actual person. We've seen a ton of sixth-scale figures this past year, so choosing only five was a […]

Continue Reading

2013 Toy Awards

2013 PAPAs: Artist of the Year

I like to make the artist of the year category as broad as possible. From customizers to toy designers to artwork to paper to plush...they're all included. Also, I like to include new faces every year...which is probably why no on ehas won this category more than once over the past 8 years. 5. Ashley […]

Continue Reading

2013 Toy Awards

2013 PAPAs: Best Toy Line

The Best Toy Line category is really about toy lines that have produced a consistently good/entertaining lineup over the past year. As we look at five of them...there's pretty much something for everyone here. 5. Topozoo by Geared For Imagination The Topozoo line features wooden animals and robots that you can put together (or take […]

Continue Reading

2013 Toy Awards

2013 PAPAs: Best Packaging

Choosing the best toy packaging is always a different venture. Is it the most attractive? The best to display? The easiest to open? Well, here are five examples that run the gamut... 5. Leo Corazon by Mystical Warriors of the Ring This DIY packaging from the Mystical Warriors of the Ring resin series is nice […]

Continue Reading

2013 Toy Awards

2013 PAPAs: Best Sculpting

We start out the 2013 Plastic and Plush Awards with the Best Sculpting Award. The top five examples of excellent sculpting work are listed below: 5. Mike, Sulley, and Archie Monsters University Set by Hot Toys We've seen a whole lot of figures based on Mike and Sulley from the Disney/Pixar Monsters films. Hot Toys […]

Continue Reading

2013 Toy Awards

2013 Plastic and Plush Awards: The PAPAs

It's a little late, but the 2013 Plastic and Plush Awards (PAPAs) have been tabulated. Over the next week-plus, I will be announcing winners in the following categories. • Artist • Sculpting • Packaging • Resin • Sixth Scale • Toy Line • Plastic • Plush The awards will recognize those artists/collectibles that shined throughout […]

Continue Reading

2013 NYCC

New York Comic Con 2013 Photo Galleries

Throughout New York Comic Con 2013, we will be updating our various booth photo galleries, so that you can see what's going on. Head over to the link below, as this is where you will be able to find all of the photos taken from the show. And remember to keep checking in, since I […]

Continue Reading

© 2014 Plastic and Plush.

Kittenstar Hosting