We know what you really want...toy reviews! So this week will be chocked full of fun reviews of some of your favorite designer toys.
After revealing the 3-D movie poster of Jaws, McFarlane Toys is showing off a different type of horror flick - Friday the 13th. The 1980 classic horror film is brought to life as never before. The poster is 8.5" wide by 12.75" high by 2" deep and should be released this October.
Straight from Barcelona, Spain is the plush workings of Eloisa Lopez Maldonado - Eloole.com. There are plush creations made of all different types of materials...and several different styles. Check them out to see more characters.
STRANGEco has news of a new pair of characters designed by Simone Legno and tokidoki. These figures should land around late Summer.
POLPETTINA — a new character from the Cactus Friends
series, Polpettina turns the spiny trio into a quartet. Polpettina (the
word for "meatball" in Italian) is Bastardino's pink-suited girlfriend. Polpettina
will receive her advance debut at the STRANGEco booth during the San
Diego Comic Con (booth 4629) and will receive a wider release in
MOZZARELLA — a brand new vinyl from a brand new series! Mozzarella is 6 inches tall, packs tommy gun heat and will also be released late Summer 2006. She's the first in the new Moofia series, which will feature more characters at the end of 2006.
Here's David Horvath's rendition of the Yoyamart mascot monkey - Little Yoya. This version is a special Pink colorway of the original orange 5" tall rotocast vinyl toy. It will retail for $38 exclusively through Yoyamart.
The first series of Mini Kuggs (from Blackwater Toys) will be available at this year's SDCC. Series One consists of 6 characters - Office Mule, Caged, Joggs, Caged, Medikugg and the rare Nekuggtive. Also in this series will be a "naked" Kugg, so you can customize it, and 2 different colored subway trains (red, silver). All of these mini figures have magnets in their heads (to attach to the larger Kuggs) and stand at 3/4" tall.
Each package includes one of the six designed figures, a naked Kugg and one of the stackable subway trains.
Toy Tokyo has posted some of their San Diego Comic Con Exclusives on their MySpace Blog. Here are a few that we can look forward to.
Here they are in the order they are pictured:
2.5" Voltaire Creator Qee in Red, GID, Silver; Silverbird Be@rbrick by Nathan Jurevicius; Biskup Calli Be@rbrick; Exclusive FLCL Canti
Crazy Label has confirmed that Treeson (by Bubi Au Yeung) will debut at this year's Taipei Toy Festival next month. If you won't be on that side of the globe, don't worry...I'm sure some of our sponsors will have them available for you to purchase.
If you're a huge fan of Kozik's Bunnee design...well...now you can pick up a 70" tall one for only about 5 grand. 5'10" - that's the size of a human being. Toy2R will be selling one of these from their office.