Relaxed Kicky from Shawnimals

The newest release from Shawn Smith (Shawnimals) is the Relaxed Kicky plush. He’ll be debuting at the Plush Week 2 show at Gallery 1988 (tonight), but you can pick him up through the Shawnimals website. There’s only 75 of them…

ATP MAD*L Exclusive

This might just be the coolest mass-produced (if you think a run of 400 is mass) MAD*L vinyl figure out there. The ATP (All Tomorrow’s Parties) exclusive has been designed by MAD himself and is currently only available through the…

Glow Yira from Go Hero

If you’re a fan of glow-in-the dark toys or kaiju or Go Hero…you’re in luck! The Go Hero exclusive Glow Yira is now up for pre-order. With only 50 produced, there are currently less than 20 figures remaining. Each Glow…

New Stock at Frozen Empire Toys

New in stock items at Frozen Empire Toys: Dunny Azteca Series by Kidrobot – Open Box Figures PLUS Trexi Series 2 – Touma & Ledbetter – Blind Box & Open Box Figures Kaiju for Grow Ups – Yellow Tankizaad by…

2006 Toy Awards: Plush Toy of the Year

Now that we’re announcing the big time awards (Plush TOTY and Vinyl TOTY), we’ve upped the recognized toys from 3 to 10. In order to be considered, the toy needs to be (50% or more) made of plush – whatever…

Toy Break – Episode 3

The folks over at Toy Break recently posted their 3rd episode online. Clocking in at over an hour, you might need to make some popcorn before viewing. I had thought about doing something like this…but I don’t have 2 friends…

Seymour Debuts at FX Show

Spider, an artist and plush designer for the Orlando-based group Me Llamo Jellyfish, sent us this teaser image of Seymour, his debut plush. The 24″ tall Seymour is a 100% hand-sewn, one-of-a-kind creation. He features fully-articulated lips, jaws, tongue, neck,…

Buboicullaar Creature Pack

Sideshow began taking orders for the Buboicullaar Creature Pack this morning. As an add-on to the Jabba the Hutt environment, this Star Wars pack includes includes Bubo the frog-dog, a womp rat (2 in the Sideshow exclusive) and a rock…

NFL All-Star Vinyl Release

Upper Deck has announced their release schedule for the first 3 figures in the NFL All-Star Vinyl line. Just in time for the Super Bowl, Roethlisberger, Favre and Brady will be released on successive days. Ben Roethlisberger – Tuesday Jan…

PLUSH WEEK 2: Eclectic Boogaloo

Following up on 2006’s success, Plush Week 2: Eclectic Boogaloo maintains the same conceit of the original: 100% hand-made, one-of-a-kind plush creatures, direct from the crème de la crème of softie artists from around the world. In addition to the…

REVIEW: Wonder Woman Tonner Character Figure

Background Whether your introduction to Wonder Woman was DC’s All Star Comics #8 (Dec. 1941) or Lynda Carter playing the character in the 1970’s television adaptation, you’re well aware of Diana Prince’s secret identity. Wonder Woman was also included in…

Offsite with UNKL Brand

Derek Welch and Jason Bacon, from UNKL Brand, have been asked to chat about the wide world of design and vinyl toys at an upcoming Core77 Offsite event. Hosted by Portland’s own design gurus, Katsu Tanaka and Michael DiTullo, the…