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CONTEST: Win Monster Theater Figures!

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Dark Horse is sponsoring a contest where you can win all 6 Monster Theater figures (both sets).  So what do you have to do?? Here are the rules:

  • Send an email to bcslivka@mac.com with the names of all 6 figures in the Monster Theater line.  (Include your mailing address in the email) You might want to start by looking at our Monster Theater review.
  • The contest is only open to US residents.
  • The winners will be randomly chosen from all correct entries.
  • 1 Grand Prize - Both sets of Monster Theater figures.
  • 2 Runner Up Prizes - Each receives 2 random figures.
  • Contest ends on May 25th at 12:01AM EST

Batgirl TCF

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Tonner Doll Company has released photos of their Batgirl (Barbara Gordon) figure.  The 16" tall redhead figure is the latest addition to the DC Stars TCF collection.  Tonner is becoming the mecca of superhero figures - Wonder Woman, Supergirl, Superman, Aquaman, Batgirl, Batman and the Spider-Man series.

Carl Jones’ Hoodiez Toy Release

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On Saturday May 12th, Meltdown Comics will host the official “HOODIEZ” toy release,
signing and gallery mixer from 2pm-10pm.  The “HOODIEZ” are a series
of urban vinyl toys that consist of 5 original characters: Boogie, Jazz, Noc,
Scrapz and Flip.  These vinyl figures range from 4” to 8” tall and are
strictly limited to a 1,000 standard edition, a 200 limited gray scale edition
and a 200 limited all-black edition. The launch will include a signing
beginning at 2pm and a gallery mixer with refreshments beginning at 6pm
featuring Carl Jones’ original art.

Meltdown Comics
7522 Sunset Blvd.
Los
Angeles, CA 90046

Hi Fructose Volume 5

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The critically acclaimed under the counter culture art magazine Hi-Fructose returns this summer
with Volume 5

Featuring: cover artist Amy Sol, the awe inspiring art and interview with James Jean, the undisclosed locations of Mars-1, the beautiful paintings of Lori Earle, and the ever curious bipeds of Travis Louie.

Multi-Page Exposes on: Pars Kid, the Packaging Tape Baby Street installations of Mark Jenkins, the punch drunk paintings of Brendan Danielsson, Friends With You's Rainbow Valley, Josh Keyes, Designer Vinyl, and much more yet to be revealed!

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UniPo: The Fan Series

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UNKL's UniPo-By-You Contest netted over four hundred entries (from 18 different
countries).  They sifted through the entries until they were blue in the face. The folks at UNKL couldn't just pick
one, so they chose four.  The winning entries are being called "The Fan
Series"
.  These little buggers,
designed by four immensely talented UNKL fans - Peter Creten, Chatal
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, Scott Rench and Raul Villares - will hit stores in late 2007.

Art Toy Alchemists Show

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If you'll be in the Anaheim area at the beginning of June, you'll want to stop in to see the "Art Toy Alchemists" show.  It will open on June 2nd at Artifact Unmundane in Anaheim, CA and will feature about 50 artists from all over the world.

Artifact Unmundane
1170 N. Richfield Rd.
Anaheim, CA 92807
(714) 961-1995

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Beaterman B.O.T.M. Sneak Peek

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Jamungo has posted the above photo on their blog.  The Beaterman figure, designed by VanBeater, will be a part of their B.O.T.M. line - as known as BUD of the Month.  There will be plenty of other great designs on the horizon.

Show Calendars!

With the increase in art galleries, as well as art shows, we have added a new section to the site...sorta.  I've set up .Mac iCal calendars for East Coast, West Coast, Central US and Non-US events.  You'll be able to access them through links on the right hand side of the site.

Go ahead and check it out and let us know what you think!

Sugar & Cyanide Art Show

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Artists: Miss Kika, Pooka.Machine & Terribly Odd
Title: Sugar & Cyanide Art Show
Opening: Saturday May 26, 2007 from 7:00 PM to Midnight

Pink Ghost
21 West Las Olas Blvd
Ft Lauderdale, FL 33301
(954) 616-1304

Backwoods Golden Gigantic

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Artists: Beth Tacular, Eric Amling, Matt laFleur
Title: Backwoods Golden Gigantic
Dates: May 11th thru June 5th
Opening: May 11th, 7pm until ?? (artists in attendance)
Media: 2D, Mixed Media

Wootini Gallery
200 N.Greensboro St.
Carr Mill
Carrboro, NC 27510