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Little Apple Dolls – Series 3

Underground Toys sends news about Little Apple Dolls Series 3:

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Little Apple Doll fans will be thrilled to hear about the arrival of Series 3 and Underground Toys are forecasting, based on website feedback, that this series are going to be the most sought after yet. 

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Minimates!!

It seems that a number of toy companies have their own line of mini block figures.  Art Asylum has their Minimates line, which appeals to a wide range of collectors.  Since Art Asylum has a number of strong licenses, collectors and kids alike purchase these products.

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Artist Overview: Melita Curphy – Miss Monster

Something I like to do is look for really amazing artists, who should be household names.  Well, Melita Curphy falls into that category.  She is producing some very cool plush designs, model kits and drawings (not to mention a crazy halloween mask!).  In the next month or so, I will be reviewing some of Mel's creations in more depth...but for now...read some more about Miss Monster!

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Since I was 8, I have been a comic/horror/creature/ geek and I
have always drawn monsters. Growing up with the wierdo toys from the
1980's influenced me first, giving me the near lifelong fantasy of having my own articulated action figure line. Articulation is pretty
difficult so...I've gone more towards the model kit/doll route until I
can get joints and perfect casting down better 😉

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REVIEW: Booted Glamour Cat

Wootini again has partnered with STRANGEco to bring collectors an exclusive art toy.  This time, the figure is from the wicked mind of Scott Musgrove.  Brought to life from his paintings, the Booted Glamour Cat – scientific name Felis Glamorous Nigripes – can be found in a number of various color combinations.

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Musgrove has created several paintings of supposed extinct animals.  The Booted Glamour Cat figure is an exact shrunken scale model of the original creature, which roamed North America until the 1800’s.  This is all made up, of course. 

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SAM: Super Animal Robot

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Traditionally, Pandas give the impression of being gentle, cute & peaceful. They have a huge body and a lazy character. What would you think if they became violent and invaded the Earth? SAM is an extraterrestrial, pretending to be a Panda & hiding on Earth, waiting until the right time to execute their invasion operation. They are threat to the peace of the World!!

In series one - called World Attack Series - we find famous people and symbols from around world.  These people are likely to attack other countries or become attack targets. (You can see Napoleon, the Statue of Liberty, etc.)

About the product: It is 3 inches high with a two ball join concept.  It means that the head and the body can move 360 degrees.  Each product will hold a panda magic stick.  There will be 7 styles and 12 pcs in a box.

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Contest: Puppet Terrors

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We have Bunky the Clown and Death Row Joe puppets from the independent comic book - Puppet Terrors.  Not only will the winner of this contest receive both of these puppets, but they will also receive the first two issues of the Puppet Terror comic book.  Both of the comics are autographed by the comic's creator - Jesse Wroblewski

So the basic premise of this story as that these toys actually come alive.  So we'll be choosing a completely random winner from the folks who comment in this thread.  So just make a comment about anything....and you'll be entered.  (Just remember to include your email address so I can contact you!)  All entries must be submitted by Friday September 23rd.

Be sure to look out for the Bunky the Clown Circus Punk in the upcoming Circus Punks show. 

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Fowler and SFA Love Kraft Snowglobe

While perusing the Super Furry Animals online shop, I came across this very cool, limited edition snowglobe that has been released in time for the new SFA album - Love Kraft.  Inside the glass dome, there is a 3D representation of the album artwork - created by Mr. Monsterism - Pete Fowler.  It's currently availlable through the SFA online store for 20 pounds.  Thanks to the SFA store for the photos.

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Read about the album...

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Mimobot Launch Party

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We've received some photos from the mimobot launch party.  If you missed it, the party was this past Friday at Giant Robot in NYC.  Unfortunately, New York is pretty far away from North Carolina...so I just get to see these pictures as well.

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More News from Necessaries…

We get some nice looking, up close and personal photos of Camille Rose Garcia's Lulu, Patch, Cherry Girl, and Katie and Sadie.  These 4 figures will be available from Necessaries Toy Foundation and will be available at Camille's October 1st show opening.  NTF has given us some amazing figures such as Enid, BunnyDuck and Antoinette - The Sympathy Girl.

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Each figure is over 14 inches in height!  They should retail in the $60 area.  I can't wait!

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We Talk With Mr. Uglydoll Himself – David Horvath

We chat it up with Uglydoll, Noupa, Little Bony, Pounda, Wonderplan 51, etc. creator David Horvath. With a number of toys and projects on the horizon, we get the inside scoop.
(My questions are in black - David's answers are in blue)

With the first Series of Little Uglys recently released, and Series 2 landing in the near future, will we be seeing more characters in the “normal size” anytime soon?

New normal size Uglys have been born and are on the way.

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We all got a glimpse of the Mini Uglys vinyl figures at Comic Con, are these going to be in production anytime soon? Will we see more than just the usual Uglydoll characters?

We created this line with Critterbox so that we would have the freedom to release the “background characters” of the Uglydoll universe with greater ease.
  While most vinyl figure publishers have production delays, we’re constantly causing our own toys months or even years of delay to get them right. If anytime soon means one year for you, then I say I hope so?

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