Starting tomorrow (August 9th 2017) at Noon ET, UVD Toys will launch two new designs in their Enamel Piñata 1.5-inch enamel pin series. This time, they have tapped the artists Flying Fortress (above) and Ally Burke (below) to create pins based on their artwork. These 1.5-inch hard enamel pins will be available from UVD Toys for $10.00 each.
J!NX will be taking pre-orders for the first seven characters in the Overwatch Ultimate Hoodie line beginning today (June 27th 2017) at 10AM PT (1PM ET). But, you best hurry...because that pre-order window will close on June 28th or when they sell out (whichever happens first). Available in XSmall through 4XL, the seven characters available are: D.Va, Lucio, Genji, Roadhog, Zarya, Reinhardt, and Widowmaker. That's also the order that they're displayed in the above photo. (My favorite? Maybe Roadhog) Each Ultimate Hoodie will run $59.99 and begin shipping between August 7th and October 8th, depending on the chosen hoodie.
Mainframe and 'Umi Toys Hawai'i have teamed up to release a Mainframe Pin Set in honor of Go Skateboarding Day. Designed by Dean Bradley, the Mainframe pin set features the Mainframe character performing a wall ride and a coffin. Both soft enamel pins are 1.25 inches tall and come individually carded and bagged with rubber backings. These are a limited edition of 100 sets, running $19.99 for the set of two pins. You can pick them up over at www.umitoyshawaii.bigcartel.com.
Two new limited edition pin designs from The Artpin Collection are now available from Rotofugi. Both pins measure 1.25' inches in size and come with a backing card.
Junction by Nathan Jurevicius is representative of the artist's distinct style. It's based on his 2015 graphic novel of the same title, which was also adapted into a short animated film. Two colorways are available in editions of 105 pieces each.
Bunnyfish by Kozyndan is a new rendition of the beloved character portrayed in numerous of the artist duo's works since the mid 2000's. Long awaited by many Kozyndan fans, the bunnyfish is finally available in two colorways - blue and teal. The pins are limited to 80 pieces of each colorway.
Susannah Kirtland and Yaniv Brick have taken to Kickstarter to launch their first independent enamel pin production. They chose to produce the cutest ever rendition of their favorite Sci-Fi captain from his days as a cyborg. Called Le Cutest, the hard enamel pin features 1.5-inch tall hard enamel black nickel plating, a deluxe metal clutch, and 7 colors.
The pin is available beginning at the $9.00 funding level. This project will only be funded if it reaches its goal by Sunday, April 16th 2017 at 1:02AM ET. There are also stretch goals that unlock other color variants of the pin.
Remember...this is not a pre-order. There are many instances of crowd funded projects that have been funded never making good on their promised goods. So back with caution.
Playge has released two new pins - the Young Gohst Pins in Pink and Green Versions. Each 1.5-inch pin will be limited to an edition of 50 pieces, each one being carded, signed, and numbered. These soft enamel pins each have one post and run $15.00 shipped in the US ($5.00 extra for international shipping).
The Artpin Collection has announced and released their newest pin - Bunny Blossom by artist couple Kozyndan. This 1.5-inch hard enamel pin on card design is based on Kozyndan's iconic "Seasons of the Bunny" series of Japanese woodblock print (Ukiyo-e) inspired works.
This limited edition of 150 pieces will be available, together with other designs from The Artpin Collection, for $12.00 each at Rotofugi and select designer toy galleries and retailers.
The Artpin Collection has announced a few art pins that they've added to their collection. First up, there's Vampyramid by Portland artist Martin Ontiveros. The 1.5-inch hard enamel pin on a card is released in a limited edition of 125 pieces.
Secondly, there's Arianhrod from internationally acclaimed Scarygirl creator artist Nathan Jurevicius. The 1.25-inch hard enamel pin on a card, available in two colors. Each one is released in a limited edition of 75 pieces.
Each pin runs $12.00 and can be purchased through Rotofugi.
The Artpin Collection has released a brand new pin - the "Max Pop" enamel pin by Steve Purcell, from his successful and Iconic series of games, comics and animation which is celebrating it's 30th anniversary this year. Max Pop is a 1.5-inch high quality hard enamel pin on card. It's a limited edition of 250 pieces. The pin will be available, along with previous releases, at Rotofugi for $12.00.
J!NX has launched two new lines of apparel for gamers: the J!NX Brand, a collection of core clothing featuring comfortable fits and soft fabrics inspired by the upbeat and relaxed attitude of gaming, and J!NX Pro, an original label catering specifically to professional gamers and esports enthusiasts. Both lines build upon J!NX’s standing as a leading designer and provider of high-quality gaming lifestyle goods online and at retail. Drawing from this experience, both the J!NX Brand and J!NX Pro lines offer consumers a means of paying tribute to not just one particular video game license, but gaming culture as a whole.
The new J!NX Pro line combines high-performance fits and fabrics with the utmost regard for form and feel to convey the dedicated look of professionalism that competitive teams expect. Maintaining focus while playing to win requires comfort and confidence, and so J!NX’s designs utilize true-to-size fits, top-grade moisture-wicking materials and fashion-forward styles on par with those of mainstream sports.
The first official J!NX Brand and J!NX Pro offerings of t-shirts, jerseys, joggers, hoodies and hats are now available online at JINX.com, with plans to expand to brick-and-mortar retail by fall 2017.