CONTEST: Win a Pair of Puff Dogs

We’re teaming up with Rocket USA to give six – that’s right 6! – lucky winners a pair of 5″ tall Puff Dogs. The pair of Gus Fink’s Puff Dogs (and the winners of the contest) will be randomly selected….

Paleolito – DIY

The DIY toy – Paleolito – will invade the Brazilian art toy market. Created by designer Ismael Lito, the figure is based on cavemen. The Paleolithic doll, made of vinyl and 11cm in the colors black and white, will be…

Mini Skully Series 2

Urban Warfair has unveiled the artwork behind the 2 designs that will make up the Mini Skully Series 2. Look for them to be released this coming January. While the number of pieces is still undecided, there will be several…

The Umbrella Academy Figure Set

Dark Horse has unveiled The Umbrella Academy figure set. The set consists of six characters from the comic book. The figures range in height from 2″ up to 5″. Look for them to hit retailers in mid-April 2009.

Luv-able and Hug-able 2

For the second year in a row, gallery hanahou is pleased to present Luv-able and Hug-able, the infectiously affectionate plush show. This year, the gallery is adding luv-able plushes by many new artists, including eight specially introduced by Plush You,…

Lost Kubrick Launch

LA Weekly has great coverage of the ‘Lost” Kubrick launch from Meltdown Comics (which took place last week). JJ Abrams was in attendance, as well as various writers and producers. They were there to sign and chat. Be sure to…

Up, Up and Away…It’s Superham

Check out Gary Ham’s handmade (out of basswood) Superham figure. This hand-painted piece could be yours, as Gary is planning on releasing some of these handmade babies to the masses. And maybe there will be other variants. Keep your eyes…

Super Kooky

The newest handmade Kooky Doll is named Super Kooky. The 13″ x 8″ plush is made of 100% cotton, eco-spun felt (recycled plastic), and eco craft stuffing made from corn. Look for them to retail around $28. For wholesale inquiries,…

New Rocket World T-shirts

Rocket World has introduced a pair of new t-shirts: the IWG Hunter Affonso T-Shirt and the IWG MOD Skull T-Shirt. Both of them are made using American Apparel shirts, in army green and brown (respectively). Each one runs $22.99.

REVIEW: Immigrant Billy

Background Jure Gavran has made a social statement with his line of Scapegoats. Scapegoat Billy has been released in its Immigrant Billy version. And while most designer vinyl pieces are just based on characters, this one appears to be trying…

New at Fugitive Toys (November)

Fugitive Toys has a number of new toys available for sale: Gama-Go Big Yeti Captain Coco Mini Munny Ornament Carrot Shake Jake Spooky Cute Ipecac UniPo: Dalek (November) Zog – Purple Baseman Hot Cha Cha Cha (Pink) Cap’n Rotnclaw -…

Make Your Own Metal for Monsters

The newest Metal for Monsters line allows you to “Make your Own” pendants. Like the other M4M pendants, $16 from each sale goes to UNICEF. You’ll be able download their pdf template and create your own custom pendant with their…