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DCON18: Joe Ledbetter Releases


Joe Ledbetter will be in attendance at Designer Con 2018 this coming weekend. He will be at Booth #2211 with a number of new releases (most of them will also be available online today - November 16th - at 3PM PT).


Big Kahuna Print
This 35-inch x 44-inch hand-pulled serigraph on coventry rag paper is the largest print Joe has ever produced. Printed by the folks at Serio Press, this one is signed, numbered, and watermarked de-bossed for authenticity. Limited edition of 35 prints.


Wolfgang
Joe's first edition of resin figures will be making its debut in Spring 2019. But they are bringing the painted prototype to DesignerCon for you to see for yourself! This piece measures 10.5 inches tall and will be a limited edition of 150 pieces. It's produced by Joe Ledbetter in conjunction with Bigshot Toyworks, final sculpt by Dave Bondi. Pre-orders will launch today.



Spitter - Official Jurassic Park Release 
A special exhibition and a toy capsule will premier, celebrating the 25th anniversary of Jurassic Park, at the Convention. The Dilophosaurus aka "Spitter" is Joe's love letter to the franchise. This 6-inch tall limited edition of 250 pieces will be available during Designer Con. 


Batman - Official DC Print
Visit DC Collectibles Booth #1500 to have a chance to get the exclusive print. A limited edition of 50 prints, these 11-inch X 17-inch print is on heavy stock paper. Joe's Batman pins will also be available from the DC Collectibles booth. 


Monster Series Pins
Finally, the new Chaos Bunnies pins will be available online and at the convention.



 

DCON18: Max Toy Company Releases

Max Toy Company will be attending Designer Con 2018 and they'll be taking over Booth #832 - next to Sunguts/Blobpus and Cat Magic Toy.

Among the items that Mark Nagata will be bringing to the show are the first sofubi of the Man of Many Weapons - Gerald Okamura. Also, Gerald will be signing at the booth on Saturday, November 17th 2018 at 2PM. (Please note, the figure will go on sale at the SAME time. No advanced sales.)

They will also have licensed Ultraman Kaiju available. There will be a Glow in the Dark Max Toy Otter. And look for a number of collabs like the Atomic Boy Karma by Michael Devera, the bright and colorful CrusherG by James Osborne, Glow in Dark Sinister figures from Mad Monk 1869, a custom SUM from PlanetXAsia x Bob Conge, and Death Goliathon and Goliathon Apes.

Plus, Mark will be selling Toy Karma books in a hard cover version.

DCON18: FYE Releases and Events

FYE will be at DesignerCon this year at Booth #2200. They'll be bringing a few new exclusive collectibles for the event, excluding the online-only figures, along with some figures from Complex Con. Some of the figures are for pre-order online with very limited quantities. 

Get Animated - Bugs Bunny by Pat Lee (Online Only) - $179.99
Get Animated - Tweety by Pat Lee (Online Only) - $169.99
POPek The Squatting Balloon Dog [8 inch] (DCON Exclusive) - $69.99
Happy POPek [8 inch] (FYE Exclusive) - $69.99
Happy POPek [4 inch] (FYE Exclusive) - $49.99
Cereal Killers - Franken Fat [Monotone Edition] (DCON Exclusive) - $70.00
Cereal Killers - Fat Tony [Monotone Edition] (FYE Exclusive) - $70.00
Cereal Killers - Tricky the Obese Rabbit [Monotone Edition] (FYE Exclusive) - $70.00
Cereal Killers - Cap'n Corn Starch [Monotone Edition] (FYE Exclusive) - $70.00
Fortune Cat 4D [Gold] (FYE Exclusive) - $24.99
Kranyus (Online Only) - $68.00
Choices by Jermaine Rogers (FYE Exclusive) - $65.00
Banalien By Paul Jackson - $123.25
Brick Man 4D [Muscle Man] (FYE Exclusive) - $24.99

Also, FYE will be having a number of signings at Designer Con 2018:

ARTIST DAY TIME
Ron English Saturday 3PM to 4PM
Japan Crate Saturday 5PM to 6PM
Stu Levy Saturday 5PM to 6PM
Camilla d'Errico Sunday Noon to 1PM
Jason Freeny Sunday 2PM to 3PM

Nightmare Before Christmas Select Action Figures Series 6

Diamond Select Toys continues their NBX action figure line with the Nightmare Before Christmas Select Action Figures Series 6. This lineup features three different multi-packs that make up the series. They include Sally with the Mummy Boy and exclusive Hanging Tree, the exclusive Clown with Undersea Gal and her exclusive tank, and the exclusive Harlequin Demon with the Devil and another piece of the exclusive gift-making table – combine it with the pieces from Series 5 to form a larger diorama. Look for each set to sell for $24.99.

 

DCON18: Kidrobot Exclusives, Releases, and Events

Kidrobot will be at Designer Con 2018, November 16th - 18th, held up at Booth #2010. They'll be joined by special guests and an assortment of exclusives and limited edition drops.

Kidrobot x DCON Designer Con Dunny Art Figure Series
Featuring designs from artists Greg “Craola” Simkins, Flat Bonnie, KaNO, Hyperactive Monkey, Deph, Chris Lee, Scott Tolleson, Jon-Paul Kaiser, Ragnar, Chet Zar and Paul Frank - this commemorative Dunny Mini Series is definitely one you wont want to miss. This Kidrobot Dunny Series will premiere at Kidrobot booth #2010.

Azazel Bloodmilk 5” Dunny Art Figure by JPK
Ever watchful, this winged creature is marked as the fallen angel thrown to eternal fire. The creature stands as a representation of the human spirits need for rebellion, temptation, and the seductive lure of the unknown. This "Blood Milk" version of the Arcane Divination Azazel Dunny will only be available during Designer Con and is fused with dark reds, this “carved marble” and “porcelain” Dunny is brought together in pieces to make a whole. This broken figure is a small part of the bigger plan and is available as the first Arcane Divination x Designer Con exclusive.
Limited to 300 pieces.
$55.00 each

Astra + Orbit 8” Art Figure by Tara McPherson
Astra + Orbit are from the imagination of New York artist, Tara McPherson, and can be found beyond the lucid seas and pink skies. This mystic couple stands elegantly to assist in your journey beyond sleep. This limited edition color way of Astra and Orbit is a limited edition of 100 pieces and can only be found in limited quantities at each of the conventions Kidrobot attends.
Only 20 pieces available at DCON
$80.00 each

Custom 8” Eyes Dunny Art Figure by MP Gautheron
Last month Kidrobot teamed up again with French artist MP Gautheron for the MP Gautheron Custom Dunny Series 2 featuring 15 new one-of-a-kind custom sculpted and hand painted Dunny creations exclusively on Kidrobot.com. This single piece remains after they were unable to reach the purchaser. Their loss is one lucky DCON Attendees gain.
Limited to 1 piece
$950.00

Arcane Divination The Lost Cards Panel
Saturday, November 17th at 1PM (Hall D Stage)
The artists of the Kidrobot Arcane Divination Dunny Mini Series 1 including Camilla D'Errico, Doktor A, Jon-Paul Kaiser, Tokyo Jesus and series curator J*RYU will be discussing DCON attendees questions and will foretell the future of the Arcane Divination series... What will the future hold?

Arcane Divination Global Artist Signing Event
Immediately following Arcane Divination The Lost Panel, fans and collectors of the Kidrobot x Arcane Divination Dunny Series will have the rare opportunity to meet and have their Arcane Divination pieces signed by this group of artists from across the globe all in one place for a special signing at Kidrobot booth #2010.

Kidrobot x DCON Designer Con Dunny Art Figure Series Artist Signing
Sunday, November 18th at 11AM at Kidrobot Booth
California artist Paul Frank joins surprise artists from the new Kidrobot x DCON Designer Con Dunny Art Figure Series at Kidrobot booth #2010 to take photographs with fans and sign Dunnys from the commemorative mini series.

Pop! TV: Boy Meets World

Funko's trying to help you relive the magic of the ‘90s and the awkwardness of coming of age with Cory and Topanga, two classic TV sitcom icons and proof that love conquers all. From the Pop! TV: Boy Meets World lineup, these two figures are currently available to pre-order from Amazon.com for $10.99 each.

I never watched an episode of Boy Meets World in my life. And, at least for a period of time (the early to mid-90s), I was definitely their target audience. I watched a lot of bad shows during the 1990's (heck, I saw Saved By The Bell: The New Class)...but never once, this one.

Justice League – 1/6th scale Wonder Woman (Comic Concept Version)

Hot Toys has announced the 1/6th scale Wonder Woman (Comic Concept Version) Collectible Figure as a special release from their Justice League line-up. Based on the appearance of Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman in Justice League, the figure features a head sculpt with long curly dark brown real fabric hair and Wonder Woman’s signature tiara in silver, a specialized body tailored, a red and gold costume accent with silver stars with a navy blue scarf. Aside from the iconic battle suit, the figure also comes with a number of weapons and accessories including an engraved sword, a shield, a pair of Wonder Woman’s signature “Bracelets of Submissions” in silver, her “Lasso of Truth”, bullet sparkling effects attachable to the bracelets, and a specially designed hexagonal figure stand.

Sideshow Collectibles is currently taking pre-orders for this figure. It's priced at $243.00 and expected to begin shipping to pre-order customers in Q4 of 2019.

The Justice League - 1/6th scale Wonder Woman (Comic Concept Version) Collectible Figure features the following:

  • Long curly dark brown real fabric hair implantation
  • Pair of relaxed hands
  • Pair of fists
  • Pair of hands for holding Lasso of Truth
  • Pair of hands for holding sword
  • Left hand for holding shield
  • Red and blue colored Wonder Woman armor completed with metallic painting around chest and waist
  • Navy blue colored scarf
  • Pair of silver colored Bracelets of Submission
  • Pair of red and white colored boots with weathering and battle damaged effect
  • Engraved sword
  • Shield
  • Bendable gold colored rope (Lasso of Truth) (attachable to the figure)
  • Four magnetic bullet sparkling effects in small, medium and large size (attachable to the silver colored Bracelets of Submission)
  • Specially designed figure stand with Wonder Woman nameplate

Nintendo Puppets from Hashtag Collectibles

The folks at Hashtag Collectibles have revealed their latest collaboration with Nintendo - a whole new collection of puppets based on their favorite characters. So far, the series includes 14 different characters from the Nintendo universe. Most of the puppets run $19.99 each, with the exception of the Gigantic Piranha Plant ($39.99) and Piranha Plant Beanie ($15.99). 

The available puppets include the following:

Link (The Legend of Zelda)
Princess Zelda (The Legend of Zelda)
Goomba
Donkey Kong
Piranha Plant
Yoshi
Gigantic Piranha Plant
Bowser Jr.
Bowser
Super Mario
Princess Peach
Luigi
Piranha Plant Beanie

DCON18: Camille Rose Garcia x Pretty In Plastic – Pierre St. Claire

Made in Los Angeles by Pretty In Plastic (sculpted by Julie B.) and designed (and hand-painted) by artist Camille Rose Garcia, the Pierre St. Claire First Edition will be released at Designer Con 2018 this coming weekend. This version will be available as a limited edition of 13 pieces. Each 10-inch tall figure is a unique piece hand painted by Camille, adorned with a handmade scarf, packaged into a custom box, and paired with a certificate of authenticity and a giclee print of Pierre St. Claire and the Cats of the Midnight Moon.

You can pick up the complete package for $777.00 at Booth #1319.

Popek Black Porcelain Edition

I'm sure you've at least once said, to someone close to you, that your life wasn't complete without a porcelain balloon dog taking a dookie. Well, k.olin tribute - Art&Toys has got your covered. The Popek Black Porcelain Edition by WHATSHISNAME (no...that's his name) is limited to a numbered edition of 50 pieces. Each, nearly one foot tall piece, includes a certificate of authenticity signed by the artist. 

They are currently available to pre-order (delivery is anticipated for the end of November 2018) for €750.00 tax included (that's about $865.00).