Banners….

A big Muchos Gracias to Shawnimal (aka Shawn Smith) for designing the current Plastic and Plush banner. I love his artwork as well as his plush and soon to be vinylized toys. Also, hopefully you checked out NESS’s (and yes…it…

The In-Crowd Wrestling Federation

“To beat the man you’ve got to be the man. Whether you like it or not, learn, and love it, because it’s the best thing going today” The In-Crowd Wrestling Federation was set up by Daphne Pentonville (a.k.a. Lord Humungous),…

Andrew Bell @ Wootini

Only 1 week until Andrew Bell shows off all of “The Creatures in (His) Head” at Wootini. I’ll be there covering the events and taking some snapshots to let you all (or how they say it down here in NC…y’all)…

Calling All Transformer Artists

First 4 Figures is proud to announce a partnership with Transformer World 2005 for an art contest like no other! Starting from today, contestants have one month (October 1, 2005) to submit an original picture of a SD Transformer, in…

REVIEW: Taxali’s Toy Monkey

Unfortunately, sometimes in the designer toy market, a new company will be slightly overlooked. Case in point: Chump Toys. Chump Toys is a very small company just trying to start out…and they have put out a truly amazing first figure….

Talkin’ Napoleon….sweet

One of the most quotable movies of the new millennium is about to become the most quotable action figure series of the new (or any other) millennium. McFarlane Toys is excited to announce that each of our upcoming figures based…

Now that’s a lot of meat….

Few things in life bring joy like scrumptious, delicious meat – whether it’s a nice juicy steak or a burger fresh off the grill. The more meat the better… With this thought in mind, Palisades Toys is happy to announce…

Little Uglys – Series 1

On the heels of the sold out Comicon versions, Sun-Min+David’s Little Uglys series one is out! Half the size, twice as Ugly. Wage and the Uglydolls have been keeping your life VERY HAPPY since 2001. Well now Minimum Wage and…

Swollen Deathray Toys

Since there are so many very cool artists in this scene that are not household names yet…I’d like to introduce you to Ivey. He creates all of his toys by hand using wire and clay. If you are interested in…

mimobots – The Cosmos Series

Here is a toy launch that I have been looking forward to. The first series of mimobots, the Cosmos Series, will be ready for launch on September 9. There will be a launch party at the Giant Robot store in…

August CD Recommendation

I always enjoy giving a great album it’s due…that’s why my music recommendation for this month is Amy Rigby’s “Little Fugitive”. If you’ve never heard of Amy Rigby, shame on you! You’re missing out on witty, smart songwriting and a…

Want to Have Your Artwork Seen?

We’re looking for some artistic types to add some spice to the site. As you can see, we currently have a super cool banner done by David Horvath. We will be displaying a different header banner every Friday – all…