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TRWG! by Pete Fowler


TRWG! is the newest limited edition vinyl figure from artist Pete Fowler and STRANGEco, and begins shipping in November 2006.

TRWG (pronounced troog) is a walking, talking encyclopedia of the unique musical styles found
on Monsterism Island. Bred and schooled on a commune in the hills, he
now writes his own music fanzine (titled It’s Fragly!) and is always found in front at local gigs. He’s the first to know about the new local bands, where they are playing and what they eat for

Retail will be $59.99 and it'll be available in November.

LA-LA From Munky King and Kii Arens


The first toy from artist, designer, and photographer Kii
is sure to please both mods and toy collectors.  Standing 7"
, its working eye light glows while its magnetic feet keep
LA-LA (produced by Munky King) firmly planted on all metal objects.  The figure is packaged in a printed plastic tube simulating Kii's lightbox piece "Highway
None."  Battery is included.

Less than 400 of each color (glossy black & pearlescent white) are
available for wholesale from DKE Toys.  Look for them to retail around $40.

Fawn Gehweiler’s Baby Lemonade Show


"Baby Lemonade"

New Work by Fawn Gehweiler

At Down at Lulu's in Oakland, CA

6603 Telegraph Avenue at 66th Street

Opening: Friday October 6th from 6pm - 9pm

Art, Fashion, Bubblegum DJs, Mini Mod Makeovers, and a Candy Buffet!

For More Information contact Down at Lulu's at 510-601-0964

Owned & operated by local heart-throbs Tina Lucchesi & Seth Bogart,  Down at Lulu's
is a Hair Salon and Vintage Boutique located at 6603 Telegraph Avenue  in Oakland,
California, right at the corner of 66th + Telegraph, close to Ashby Bart and nestled
between The Whitehorse & The Smokehouse!

Touma’s Flocky at Tokyocube


For all of you Touma fans...Toykocube has 2 extremely limited version of the flocked 6" Knuckle Bears - "Flocky".  The figure is available in black and navy colorways.  They sort of look similar in the photo...sometimes I have the same problem when trying to find socks in the dark.

Jim Woodring’s Mr. Bumper


STRANGEco just received a number of samples of Jim Woodring's Mr. Bumper figure.  If you remember correctly, this was one of the most anticipated figures of Toy Fair 2006.  The've sent a few new photos of the figure and the packaging.


Win 7!!! Secret Mission Uglydolls


OK...this might be our most impresive contest to date!  We will be giving away 2 sets of 7 Secret Mission Uglydolls.  You might remember that these all-black versions of your favorite Uglydoll characters were released at San Diego Comic Con 2006.

Which figures?
14" tall Babo, Ice Bat, Uglydog and Ox
Little Ugly Uglydog, Wage and Tray

Who is elgible?
ONLY US residents will be eligible.

When will it run?

Contest will run from October 1st through October 31st

What must you do?
You must be a discussion board member.  You'll need to post a photo of your favorite Uglydoll in a wild and fun situation in the appropriate thread.  (We'll help if you have any questions)  The 2 most original photos will win 7 Secret Mission Uglys.
P.S - You can photoshop and a limit of 5 entries per person.

Thanks to Uglydolls for the great contest!!

Clone Trooper From Medicom


Sideshow is pleased to announce that Medicom Toy
has granted 1,000 pcs of the 12-inch RAH Clone Trooper
figure for the US market.  The figure is highly authentic and film
accurate, and ready to take life on your shelf in any dynamic pose that
you desire.  Medicom Toy's RAH body is one of the most articulated
12-inch figure bodies available, capable of nearly any pose that the
human (or superhero) body can achieve.

Each Clone Trooper figure includes interchangeable hands
and a display base, and comes packaged in a beautiful window display
box.  They run $149.99 each.

Ectotron Mono Prototype at the PBJ Show


The Ectotron Mono toy from Level 5 and Dave Quiles of Me Llamo Jellyfish Studios is an exclusive design to the Uberbot gallery in Winter Park, Florida.  Uberbot is celebrating its 1-year anniversary with the Peanut Butter & Jellyfish Show - featuring the talented artists of Me Llamo Jellyfish (Nakanari, Jorge and Kelly Aponte, Dave Quiles, and Julius Santiago).  This design is being released in conjunction with it.  It was designed as a subconscious tribute to the first show, Ghost in the Shell (which also featured Nakanari, as well as Bloo Empire), and portrays a good-natured, yet tough robot being possessed by an evil apparition that emerged from within.  The pictures are of the color sample from the factory.  The edition size is limited to 100.


Monsters Mash Avalon Boston


Who: Kaiju Big Battel with Japanese horror-core guest, Gelatine
When: Friday, October 20th, 2006. Doors at 6:00 PM. Show at 7:00 PM
Where: Avalon Boston, 15 Landsdowne St. (behind Fenway Park) Boston, MA
Tickets: Available at and all Ticketmaster locations. All Ages. $15.25

In celebration of its second season on G4 TV’s Action Blast, Kaiju Big Battel [sic] returns to Avalon to star in Shpadoinkel Mania XVIII on Friday, October 20th. Shpadoinkel Mania XVIII promises to be the biggest Shpadoinkel Mania ever! Kaiju’s highly anticipated return to Avalon will feature thirty-three blocks of crushable cityscape, 2 Kaiju Jumbotrons, the fan favorite Danger Zone (a Double-Dare-inspired audience participation area), and over thirty Kaiju fighters including favorites, Dr. Cube, Kung-Fu Chicken Noodle, Pedro Plantain, Powa Ranguru and the evil Silver Potato.

This is Kaiju’s last Boston performance this year, so don’t miss this rare chance to catch one of the area’s best live-action comedy shows.

Schedule of events for Kaiju Big Battel: Shpadoinkel Mania XVIII
Pre-fight live music by Gelatine
Match 1) Space Invader: Tad Bradley Hawaiian Paddler Vs Giii the Space Pirate
Match 2) Tag Team Championship: Apes of Wrath VS Sea Amigos
Match 3)  Amazon Street Fight: Pedro Plantain VS Silver Potato
Match 4)  Mystery Match: ? VS ?
Main Event) Kaiju Championship: Soup VS Opponent of his Choice!

Visit for more info and full descriptions of the match ups!

Living Dead Doll Art Show


Halloween...there couldn’t be a more appropriate night to debut the
first-ever Living Dead Dolls Art Show. The internationally anticipated
show premieres October 31, 2006 at New York's famous designer toy
gallery - The Showroom NYC. Previously, all Living Dead Dolls have been
designed by Ed Long, Damien Glonek and Michael "Mez" Markowitz; this
upcoming art show invites over 100 artists to design, interpret and
explore their own dark vision of the Living Dead Dolls.

Invited artists have been selected from numerous fields and
disciplines, the list is a veritable Who's Who of notoriety and talent;
Ed, Damien & Mez creating one-of-a-kind originals, other
contributing artists include: Michael Dougherty, artist and screen
writer on Superman Returns and X Men 2; comic book legend Simon Bisley;
gothic artist and musician Voltaire; toy development power house Inu
Art Studios; Oblongs TV show creator and artist Angus Oblong; famous
Japanese designer Hiddy; Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle writer, creator
and artist Kevin Eastman and many more.