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REVIEW: Peskimo’s Monster Burp



Peskimo – David and Jodie – designed a rather memorable art print for the London-based Monster Burp Show.  It was so memorable that they recently teamed up with Crazy Label to produce and release a vinyl figure based on their character design.

The Monster Burp vinyl is a two-piece figure that brings Peskimo’s artwork to life.



The piece is packaged in a rectangular box with a small window front.  The window is just large enough to view the face of the burp.  The front of the box flips open, and, inside, the pieces are kept in place using small, clear rubber bands.

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Now Available at Frozen Empire Toys


This frosted and slightly transparent MAD*L
designed by Andrew Bell ( stands at 5" in height and
is limited to only 500 pieces. Be sure to pick up this super *cool* Frozen
Empire Toys
exclusive before it's gone!

And be sure to check out the latest mail order
additions . . .

The Giver of War - Red Scare Edition by Andrew Bell/DYZ Plastic -
Pink Elephant - Vampire Edition by Amanda Visell/Munky King -
Pink Hot Cha Cha Cha by Gary Baseman/Critterbox - $86.00
KFGU - Blue Skull King by Touma/Intheyellow - $79.95
BOTM - Toxic Waters by Van Beater/Jamungo - $9.50
3" Reindeer Dunny by Chuckboy/Kidrobot - $9.95
DIY Mini Munny Ornament by Kidrobot - $12.95
Green Skullskin by Ajee/Bonustoyz - $112.50
Captain Coco by Tokidoki/Strangeco - $19.95
Clutter Magazine - Issue #13 - $9.99

The Spirit – 1:6 Scale Figure


Hot Toys has announced that they will be producing figures based on the upcoming film - The Spirit.  The first piece is the 1:6th scale The Spirit collectible figure.  The figure features a number of accessories:

  • Black shirt and pants
  • Faux leather belt
  • Trench coat
  • Detailed head sculpt capturing the likeness of Gabriel Macht with non-removable mask
  • The Spirit’s trademarked fedora
  • Red tie
  • Sneakers
  • Handcuffs
  • One powerful firearm – a combination of assault rifle and shotgun comes with removable shells and cartridge
  • Alternative hands

Look for the figure to be released in Q2 of 2009.

Superham Work in Progress


Check out these work in progress shots from Gary Ham.  If you thought that whole thing about Superham being made out of basswood was made up, you can check out the project in the pre-painted stages. 


Musseloom Plush


Cutesypoo Toys has unveiled Musseloom, a super cute little guy with two mushrooms growing out of his head.  The plush is made of super soft velour by ESC-Toy and designed by Jayson Thiessen.  There is a limited run of 600 pieces and it should retail for $25.  For wholesale inquiries, contact DKE Toys.

REVIEW: Poison Ivy – Sealed With A Kiss TCF



The second character from Tonner Doll’s exclusive Women of Power line is Poison Ivy: Sealed With a Kiss.  This is the fashion doll version of Poison Ivy, aka Pamela Isley.  She’s all “dolled” up in formal attire as opposed to the classic DC Comics attire you would find her sporting.

As a nemesis of Batman, Poison Ivy is known for being the DC world’s most famous eco-terrorist.  Usually seen in an outfit made out of plant life, this Tonner Character Figure’s garb is a change of pace.



The Women of Power line continues to use the same packaging that the DC Stars figures come enclosed in.  The all black box has the DC Stars logo on the front lid.  And the figure inside is fastened in with bows and Styrofoam (with a fashionable hairnet).

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Kozyndan’s Bunnyfish


Kozyndan - the London-based duo - have wanted to make a toy of their Bunnyfish character ever since a crocheted version of one was given to them by a nice fan named Jellibat in Australia.  They teamed up with Klim K at Bigshot Toyworks to develop and produce replicas of that character.  Each piece is handmade of cotton yarn with a polyester fill.  The 5" long toy comes in two colors - blue or green - and the suggested retail price is $18.


Donuts, Dreams and Winter Scenes


LA area artist and creator of Mr Toast, Dan Goodsell is having an
online art show at Gallery 1988's new online art venue  The show - Donuts, Dreams and Winter Scenes - is made
up of 29 brand new pieces and will be available for viewing starting today -
Saturday, November 29th.  The show includes a number of Dan's paint by
numbers paintings, in which he takes vintage paint by numbers paintings
and adds Mr Toast and his pals to the scenes.  The show also contains a
series of watercolors of donuts characters which are new to the World
of Mr Toast.  So check it out online at from November
29 to December 20.



Jamungo has released another CrappyCat colorway.   The TUF-FLUCK CrappyCat is the black version (with a yellow eye) of the 9" tall vinyl.  The figure is a limited edition of 500 pieces.  Look for it to retail around $65.  For wholesale inquiries, contact DKE Toys.


BEit Dude Has Skills

Either someone has been doing some crazy experiments bringing their toys to life, or they are just great at 3D animating.  (I'm hoping it's the latter) The folks from Kicktoys have passed along the video of their skater BEit Dude showing off his skateboarding skills...or lack there of.