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22 Jul
Only 10 katana & mask-wielding skullheads to be made

San Francisco artist and toymaker Huck Gee is well known among toy collectors for his Kidrobot Art of War series, not to mention the awesome Turtle Riding Ronin and other Samurai-Inspired Dunnies covered here before. Now Gee has created a limited edition set of only 10 of his Beardie McBeardsalot skullhead figures. Each is signed, numbered, comes with mask [...]


22 Jul
Because everything is better with machine-gun sound effects

If you’ve ever wondered whether receiving a paintball blast might be a little too intense for you, you probably didn’t attempt a bout with a Rambo-fied Jackson-Pollock machine like this one. Because the Breda M37 8MM Paintball Machine Gun probably is… for your opponent, anyway. This 30-lb gun measures a good 50″ long and comes with [...]


21 Jul
The long awaited set premieres at San Diego Comic-Con

It’s here. Well, it’s almost here. Coming this September the long awaited Batman Tumbler from the Dark Knight Trilogy arrives in LEGO form. If you want a sneak peak at it in the plastic, you’ll have to truck to the San Diego Comic Con this week for first appearances. It measures 15″ x 9″, has [...]


The next time you need Scotty to beam up the volume, grab your Star Trek Original Series Phaser universal remote control. This pistol grippd infrared beam shooter will store up to 36 programmed gestures, thus transforming you into the true captain of your sofa/ship. And let’s not forget the most important feature, which, no, is [...]


Hot Toys has been hooking it up with intensely accurate Dark Knight collectibles for some time now, if you remember  the Batmobile and the Bat having made some bat-stops here before. (And let’s not forget other LIAS favorites like Robocop and Spiderman.) Here we bring you the the Hong Kong toymaker’s second highly detailed Joker figure, this one [...]


10 Jul
Takara Tomy x Neon Genesis Evangelion x Transformers

Japanese toymaker Takara Tomy have collided worlds by transforming a Transformer into a masterpiece toy.  If you’re wondering what the narrative behind such a thing could be, well it starts a little something like this: “The Angels are invading. Breaking a long silence, the mysterious life-forms known as the Angels suddenly appear”. More on the story [...]


9 Jul
The 2nd release in a series devoted to classic drum machines

Illustrator and toymaker Patrick Wong has released a limited-edition 3″ resin toy representative of his Beats Series — a collection designed in homage to old-school 12-bit drum machines. This time, Wong anthropomorphizes the legendary E-mu SP-1200 sampler, first released in 1987. With a limited-edition run of  only 50 toys, each is hand-crafted of polyurethane resin and thus to [...]


The highlight of Blackbook Gallery‘s Deathstar Blues show that ran in Denver last month are these AT-ATs constructed completely of reclaimed skateboards by artist Derek Keenan. The show’s concept was led by artist Axel Greittman‘s vision of a Death Metal-inspired Star Wars universe, although the exhibit additionally served as a first-look appearance for Vans and Santa Cruz [...]

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