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Suckadelic Group Show Sneak Peek

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The Sucklord has put up a few sneak peek shots at some of the customs from the upcoming Suckadelic Group Show at Munky King on October 30th.  There are several more available at the Suckadelic website.

Barrister Ghost

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The next release from UhOh Toys is the Barrister Ghost...just in time for Halloween. A limited edition of 9 figures in different colors, each Barrister Ghost is handmade and comes in a header bag with a certificate of authenticity.  They will each be $10 shipped.

Emergency Response Team with G36C

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Hot Toys introduces their U.S. Secret Service - Emergency Response Team (ERT) with G36C 1:6 scale figure.  All decked out in a detailed uniform, the 12" tall figure includes a ton of accessories and weapons.

Uniform: Tactical Jacket, Body Armor, Secret Service Vest, Police BDU, Face Mask, Duty Belt and Cap
Accessories: Low Profile Headset w/ Radio, Assault Gloves, Assault Boots, Watches, Carbiner, Handcuffs, Flashlight w/ Pouch, Pistol Magazine Pouch, Gas Mask Pouch, Utility Pouch and Goggles
Weapons: G36C, M9 Pistol w/ Holster and Ankle Knife

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Spread The Lead Roundup

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There
was never a dull moment during last Thursday's opening of Spread the
Lead
at New York's gallery hanahou, where a buzzing crowd enjoyed 32
artists' take on graphite and tried to imagine a world without color.
In addition to the artwork, the pencils used to create the pieces were
also on display, along with books filled with the artists' thoughts on
this compelling show concept.

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Many
participating artists made an appearance at the opening: Robbie
Guertin, Sara Singh, Kenzo Minami, Kirsten Ulve, Olimpia Zagnoli, Yuri
Birdfish, Felix-Gabriel Smith, Kana Togashi, and Erotic Dragon
(who
came all the way from Tokyo!) If you missed the opening, stop by gallery hanahou through November 20 to
see Spread the Lead for yourself. (Mon-Fri noon-7 pm, Sat by appt only) All of the pieces from the show are also now available for viewing and purchase via galleryhanahou.com.

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Crooked Critters: The Plush Art of Lana Crooks

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A giant octopus, a fearful squid, Japanese cranes, a tiny geisha, pirates, and even a zombie will be at A.Okay OfficialLana Crooks' Crooked Critter solo exhibit features all new
plush work and other curiosities.

Lana,
a self proclaimed "plushinator", creates illustrative works with fabric. They are soft sculptures with an attitude. From plush that fit in the palm of your hand to the larger than life, each has been injected with a bit of twisted humor, a dash of whimsy and a whole bunch of cotton fiber.

Crooks' Crooked Critters opens November 1st 2008 and will be up for viewing until November 30th at A.Okay Official in Chicago, IL. The opening reception takes place on the 1st from 6PM until 10PM.

A.Okay Official
3270 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60657

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Metal Owl by Michelle Valigura

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Michelle Valigura has released a limited edition (of 50 pieces) Metal Owl figure.  Made by Fully Visual and Switcheroo, these owls are about 2" tall and have 5 possible eye color options.  Each one comes with a hand embellished block print on wood. They're available through M Modern.

Warriors…come out to play!

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Mezco Toyz is paying homage to one of the most celebrated cult films of the 1970's - The Warriors.  They are releasing a deluxe 9" tall figure format. The lineup includes: Baseball Fury, Cyrus, Ajax, Swan and the Orphans Leader. Each figure features forty points of articulation, highly detailed cloth outfits, a separate set of interchangeable fighting hands and plenty of other accessories.  Each figure is limited to a run of 1979 pieces.

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Told You All I Was Making Sence

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Told You All I Was Making Sence
is a solo art exhibit featuring paintings, videos, drawings and other works by
San Francisco artist Ako Or Akayo.  This exhibition, taking place at 531 Gallery, is the artist's first
solo show in over 2 years in his native San Francisco bay area.  The gallery's complex will b filled with a large number of paintings on wood
panels, mixed media works, ink drawings on
paper and a hand painted sign
installation.

The show will run from November
1st through December 30th 2008 with a opening reception held on
Saturday, November 1st 2008 from 5PM until 2AM.

531 Gallery
531 Georgia Street
Vallejo, CA 94590 USA

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Ali and Woods ASV

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Two of the most dominant competitors in their individual sports - Muhammad Ali and Tiger Woods - will be released by Upper Deck via their All Star Vinyl line.  Each figure will include a special stand and should appeal to sports collectors.

Art + Action = Obama 08 Auction

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Many of the custom pieces from the recent Art + Action = Obama 08 show are now available online via eBay.  All of these are the original pieces from the show and range in bids from $9.99 to $1,200.  These all use Jailbreak Toys' Obama Action Figure as their inspiration.

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