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SDCC 2007: Merit Int’l (Booth #5029)

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The Merit International booth was where you were able to find Dez Einswell's X-Large Gorilla vinyl figures.  STD Toys set up shop there to show off the two newest figures from Dez's Doodle Barn.  The Green Gorilla is the Comic Con exclusive...and if you forget...just look at his tie, which reads SDCC 2007.

2007 SDCC coverage sponsored by Max Toy Co

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REVIEW: Doodle Barn – Whyno and Memono

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Background

Every year at San Diego Comic Con a few booths will pop up out of nowhere and surprise you.  I had no idea about STD Toys before the show, but there was definitely a buzz around their new products. 

Dez Einswell, the D in STD, debuted two of his Doodle Barn figures – Whyno and Memono – although it wasn’t until recently that the vinyl figures were officially released.

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Packaging

Each figure is packaged in a box that looks like…well…a box.  They appear like a wooden crate (maybe a barn?) with an opening front door.  Once you open the front flap, which is secured by Velcro, there is a cutout of the enclosed character.  You can actually see the figure through the cutout window.

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