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‘BLOOD DRIVE: PARODY COLLECTION’ TRADING CARDS FROM RETRODRIVE

a44a057a5a67eb91dd65230be0fcede9_originalThe company RetroDrive has launched a new Kickstarter to bring their ‘Blood Drive: Parody Collection’ trading card series to life! A series packed with pop culture inspired designs from the last fifty years, if funded, will be manufactured by SideKick Labs. Each Kickstarter Exclusive old school styled wax pack will include five trading cards, one sticker card and one stick of screen printed inedible gum for that classic, vintage trading card feel. If you are a fan of classic characters and trading cards make sure to check this out HERE. Help them raise the funds to bring this project too life!

-Travis


TOY ART GALLERY x RON ENGLISH ‘POULTRY REX’ GARUDA RELEASE

unnamed-29Toy Art Gallery is proud to present the a new Poultry Rex by Ron English! Is it the missing link, or just the natural evolution of the great beasts of the past? The ‘Garuda’ edition stands 8″ tall with articulation at the arms, tail and feet. Oh, and we almost forgot to mention this edition was painted by the artist Candie Bolton! This extremely limited piece will hit TAG’s store HERE Thursday, 9/29 at 3pm EST for $145 each. Grab one before they are gone!

-Travis

 


GORGOLOID RELEASES THE ALL NEW ‘KAIJU CHUBS’ RESINS

unnamed-30Gorgoloid presents the release of their newest figure, Kaiju Chubs. This newly created design features sculpting work giving the appearance of fur in spots and boiled skin in others. This 5″ tall figure was hand cast using 260 grams resin and features two points of articulation. Each figure is dyed with MonsterKolor resin dye, and sprayed with metallic MonsterKolor paints. You can grab one for your collection HERE for $80 each.

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-Travis


STRANGECAT TOYS REVEALS ‘LUCKY KATJU’ BY CHRIS PYRATE

unnamed-28StrangeCat Toys are making the leap into production toys with the all new ‘Lucky Katju’! This sample shot shows off all the sculpted details that went in to this figure. We are told that the piece will make its debut at Art Basel in Miami, FL and online at Strangecattoys.com this December! To keep up with all the info such as run size and colorways make sure to sign up for the StrangeCat newsletter HERE.

-Travis

 

 


NYCC 16: VALLEYDWELLER x TENACIOUS TOYS ZUURN ENAMEL PIN

nycc-flyer-excl-valleydweller-zuurn-pinSo, ValleyDweller and Tenacious Toys have made the leap into releasing a new Zuurn enamel pin! This TT exclusive blue version of the pin  stands 1″ tall, are limited to just 10 pieces, and will only set you back $10 each. Make sure to grab one of these from booth #309 for your collection before they are gone!

-Travis


SnodBOT-DUP ‘DUPPY’ KICKSTARTER FROM CRAIG SNODGRASS

5bbbbdff8d48a8391366497d2b0b54b1_originalThe artist Craig Snodgrass known for painting robots is finally ready to bring one to the 3D world! The first SnodBOT – DUP-1 or “Duppy” for short – will stand 6″ tall with multiple points of articulation. We are told the figure will feature the quality of a designer toy and the pose-ability of an action figure. which is a pretty killer idea for a robot like Duppy. The Kickstarter is currently going on HERE and there are a variety of options that you can back including a painted and unpainted version. The KS currently has 17 days remaining so help bring this campaign to life! 

-Travis


‘HIGH PHI’ WORKS AVAILABLE LATER TODAY FROM GALERIE F

unnamed-25The remaining work from Galerie F’s recent opening ‘HIGH PHI’ will be available online later today  (Wednesday, September 28th) starting at 6 PM EST. The show feature works from Jim Pollock and based on the pieces below there are still some amazing pieces still available! If you see anything you want for your collection you better act fast! They can be found HERE.

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“Bud Print” by Jim Pollock

21″x 35″- Wood Panel, $500

unnamed-21“Bud Print (Black)” by Jim Pollock

18″X24″ – Linoleum Block Print on Cover Stock

Available in a Variety of Colors, $50 each

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“Bud Print (Bright Blue)” by Jim Pollock

18″X24″ – Linoleum Block Print on Text Weight Paper

Available in Two Colors, $40 each

unnamed-23“Greensky Bluegrass” by Jim Pollock

31″X 25.5″ Original Linoleum Blocks Framed and Set in Epoxy Resin $1500

unnamed-24“Bud Print (Lava Foil)” by Jim Pollock

24″X 36″ Screen Print on Lava Foil Paper, $350

(Photo by Jason Kaczorowski)

-Travis