2006 Toy Fair: Primer

The first day of Toy Fair 2006 brought a TON of snow to the New York City area. Most of the companies were there and had great displays on hand. The snow didn’t slow them down! However, the most…umm…interesting…part of…

Custom Mechabot

February 14th, at the Showroom NYC, the latest book in the MTV Overground series will be launched. Its topic is the designer and vinyl toy scene. There will be a number of one off customs on display. One of them…

Bespin Han Solo

Sideshow Toys launched the pre-order of their 12-inch Bespin Han Solo figure. Within 2 hours of the exclusive going up on the site, it was already sold out. The exclusive includes a Mynock. The regular version is still available, but…

10″ Teddy Troops

While adFunture is working on theie Artists Series of Teddy Troops, they decided to release a new line of 10″ tall Teddy Troops. This big Teddy Troop is not just an enlarged version of the small one, the 10″ Teddy…

Too Many Robots!

Walt Disney television animation has given the greenlight to Attaboy’s creator driven short cartoon Too Many Robots! Based on Atta’s upcoming kids (and for adult kids) book (published by Baby Tattoo Press). The 5 minute short has just begun production…

From the Island of Misfit Toys

Artists: Elizabeth Berdann (blu), Deborah Brown, Nathan Cabrera, Jonathan Callan, Jeroen de Vries, Dan Goodsell, Kelly Heaton, Walter Martin & Paloma Muñoz, Anne Walsh, and 8 Bit Weapon Opening: Friday, February 10, 7-10pm Reception for the artists with live music…

Whaleboy Prototype

Cranky Studios has introduced their first prototype of Patrick Morgan’s Whaleboy. The plan is to turn this into a limited edition vinyl piece with a changeable face and detachable Sucka (the fish on the back of his head). I’m really…

Choco is Loco!

Someone leaked this paint test photo of David and Sun-Min’s Choco character to us. We’ll never implicate who it was! Toy2R is really putting together a nice line of Horvath figures…Minty, Choco and Little Yoya. This one might be my…

Toy Fair ’06: An All New Uglydoll

Plastic and Plush has some exclusive news: The Uglydoll Booth (#1353) will be displaying a brand new Uglydoll. That means we get to add a new character to the existing group of Uglys. The name and appearance of this new…

REVIEW: My Beating Heart

One of the most interesting plush pieces we have come across is more than a simple, stuffed heart. My Beating Heart “is a soft huggable heart with a soothing heartbeat you can really feel”. It’s something you’d want hold onto…and…

Friends With You @ Genius Jones

Part 2 of the country wide tour from Friends With You brings them back to Miami – and Genius Jones. Friends With You invites you to join them on February 9th from 4 to 7 PM for some fun and…

Unnatural History Giveaway

To celebrate this Friday’s opening of the Unnatural History show at Wootini (Carrboro, NC), we are giving away the opportunity to win a one of a kind Custom Funny Club figure done up by the one and only – Nakanari….