2005 Toy Awards: Toy of the Year

The most anticipated award of the 2005 is the Toy of the Year. This is only open to vinyl (as we’ve already given our Best Plush toy to Thomas Han’s Cosmic Quigly). This was a very difficult category to narrow…

Plastic and Plush News: 1/31/06

Time for a little site update to let you know what we have going on: – Check out the all new discussion board! We want to build that thing up into a nice designer toy community. We already have a…

Painkiller Dunny from Thomas Han

Thomas Han is making available 20 sets of his Painkiller Dunny – from the upcoming LA Dunny series – through his mailing list. For $40 (plus $5 shipping) you will receive a numbered glass case containing his 3-inch tall Painkiller…

Strange Carnival at Yoyamart

Ahhh…tis the most wonderful time of the year. That’s correct! Toy Fair is less than 2 weeks away. That means the introduction of new lines and prototypes…and plenty of parties! If you’ll be in NYC Sunday February 12th, you’ll need…

Friends With You – Birds of Pray

Merry Karnowsky Gallery is proud to present Birds of Pray – the latest exhibition of paintings, drawings and soft sculpture by FriendsWithYou artists Arturo Sandoval III and Sam Borkson. The exhibition is an exploration of the “flora and fauna” of…

Project: Neptoon and NY Comic Con

Project: Neptoon will be attending NY Comic Con this Feb 24-26 – look for them in Booth #103. Sam Fout will be on hand all 3 days to sign the Exclusive Project: Neptoon “Chimp Pansy” skate decks. These are a…

Who is Mirus?

Dave Quiles and Outta My Mind Creations have introduced us to their Mirus sculpts. This might be one of the most unique figures to come down the pike. The arms are attached and swivel using magnets and Mirus also have…

Pre-Order Brendan Monroe’s Sours

Glen over there at Android 8 is now taking pre-orders for one of the most highly anticipated figures of 2006 – Brendan Monroe’s Sours. Hopefully he has enough mailbox space, because the demand for these figures are going to be…

MAD Hemp T-shirts

Socialpest.com is going to be cranking out 100 hemp t-shirts designed by toy designer MAD. The folks from socialpest are encouraging people to sign up for their mailing list as they will notify those people first of the t-shirt sale….

Giant Uglydog Spotted in NYC!

Yes, that’s a gigantic Uglydog in the window of Forbidden Planet (at the corner of 13th and Broadway in New York City). Just in time for Valentine’s Day, giant Uglydog has made a…well…giant debut. What better way to show your…

Mixy and Joe Packaging

If you haven’t seen the Mixy and Joe action figures from UK based comic designer Chronic Fatigue (and produced by Wheaty Wheat) – where have you been? These figures definitely lend themselves to the designer scene with their unique zombie-like…

CONTEST: Win a Kidrobot 11 Set: Love and Hate

3DRetro.com is sponsoring a very cool contest through the Plastic and Plush Discussion Board. You can win a set of Love and Hate Kidrobot 11 figures. These will make the perfect Valentine’s Day gift (well…at least the Love figure will)….