8″ Dunny Archive

  • Well, we all knew Kidrobot was finally working on art pieces again after their Dunny the 13 and Ferals announcements, along with a few other smaller announcements, but I don’t think anyone could have guessed that they’d release so many all at once. Myplasticheart just updated with orders on four new Dunnys: three in the 8″ size and one in the 20″ size. First up is the 20″ F.A.D. Dunny by J*Ryu. I’m glad to see that J*Ryu finally has a Dunny, but I’m not glad to see that it’s a 20″ and also that it has a retail of $449.99. Add in the fact that it’s an almost entirely white Dunny? Have fun keeping this from looking awful after 6 months in your collection. Then we move on to the 8″ers: Imperial Lotus Dragon by Scott Tolleson, Grin by Ron English, and No Strings on Me by WuzOne. I’m a big fan of the Imperial Lotus Dragon Dunny and it’s vibrant color scheme, unique sculpt, and apparent use of clear vinyl as well, but what I’m most certainly not a fan of, like the J*Ryu piece, is the price: $99.99. Absolutely no Dunny should be twice the price of many more intricate PVC figures. Then we’ve got Grin at $74.99, which brings Ron English’s demented Mickey Mouse design to vinyl. It’s a cool design, but not my cup of tea at all, and also hinges entirely on how well Kidrobot and NECA can print the pattern on the mouth. Last, and certainly least, is WuzOne’s No Strings on Me for $59.99, which brings Pinocchio to Dunny form for reasons beyond me, and quite possibly, anyone on earth. This just looks lazy all around and at $59.99 I can’t even see this becoming the next Eggy for customizing. So, to sum it up, we’ve got a nice quartet of Dunnies where the pricing makes absolutely no sense (No Strings on Me and Grin both contain no differences to the standard Dunny sculpt yet are $15 different…), two designs that are really great, but not worth their price, and way too many Dunny releases all at once so there’s absolutely no hype surrounding any of them. It’s 2015, someone get me a flux capacitor and DeLorean to go to 2009 when things were better in the vinyl world… [Pre-order at Myplasticheart: F.A.D. | Imperial Lotus Dragon | Grin | No Strings on Me]

    Four New Kidrobot Dunnys Show Up For Order

    Well, we all knew Kidrobot was finally working on art pieces again after their Dunny the 13 and Ferals announcements, along with a few other smaller announcements, but I don’t think anyone could have guessed that they’d release so many all at once. Myplasticheart just updated with orders on four new Dunnys: three in the 8″ size and one in the 20″ size. First up is the 20″ F.A.D. Dunny by J*Ryu. I’m glad to see that J*Ryu finally has a Dunny, but I’m not glad to see that it’s a 20″ and also that it has a retail of $449.99. Add in the fact that it’s an almost entirely white Dunny? Have fun keeping this from looking awful after 6 months in your collection. Then we move on to the 8″ers: Imperial Lotus Dragon by Scott Tolleson, Grin by Ron English, and No Strings on Me by WuzOne. I’m a big fan of the Imperial Lotus Dragon Dunny and it’s vibrant color scheme, unique sculpt, and apparent use of clear vinyl as well, but what I’m most certainly not a fan of, like the J*Ryu piece, is the price: $99.99. Absolutely no Dunny should be twice the price of many more intricate PVC figures. Then we’ve got Grin at $74.99, which brings Ron English’s demented Mickey Mouse design to vinyl. It’s a cool design, but not my cup of tea at all, and also hinges entirely on how well Kidrobot and NECA can print the pattern on the mouth. Last, and certainly least, is WuzOne’s No Strings on Me for $59.99, which brings Pinocchio to Dunny form for reasons beyond me, and quite possibly, anyone on earth. This just looks lazy all around and at $59.99 I can’t even see this becoming the next Eggy for customizing. So, to sum it up, we’ve got a nice quartet of Dunnies where the pricing makes absolutely no sense (No Strings on Me and Grin both contain no differences to the standard Dunny sculpt yet are $15 different…), two designs that are really great, but not worth their price, and way too many Dunny releases all at once so there’s absolutely no hype surrounding any of them. It’s 2015, someone get me a flux capacitor and DeLorean to go to 2009 when things were better in the vinyl world… [Pre-order at Myplasticheart: F.A.D. | Imperial Lotus Dragon | Grin | No Strings on Me]

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  • Getting ready for NYCC this week and weekend? Well, Kidrobot will be there again with quite a few things in tow as well to fulfill your collecting needs… or not. First up is a new 6″ Homer in a Day of the Dead outfit, who will be available Thursday for $49.99. Basically, it’s the same as the version already out, except in a black suit instead of a white suit. Next up is a 3″ gold figure of Ryu from Street Fighter who will retail for $14.99 and most likely become an instant collector’s item like the other gold Street Fighter pieces. If toys aren’t your thing though (why are you reading this blog then, but that’s besides the point), a new Mishka Keep Watch Labbit beanie will be available just in time for the cold weather for $35.00. But wait, there’s more! It seems even less people are still interested in vinyl figure collecting than previously thought as — wait for it — their SDCC exclusives will be available at NYCC. Yes, you read that right, the glow in the dark Mishka Keep Watch Labbit ($99.99) and hat will be available along with the glow in the dark Locodanta 8″ Dunny ($99.99). I’m quite surprised that neither of these low run number releases sold out at SDCC, but between the lack of interesting releases and the lack of money due to the economy, it seems collectors are finally done with vinyl. If you want to pick anything up for yourself, though, you can hit up Kidrobot’s booth #607 all four days of the convention. [via The Kidrobot Blog]

    Kidrobot’s NYCC Exclusives: The Simpsons, Street Fighter, and More

    Getting ready for NYCC this week and weekend? Well, Kidrobot will be there again with quite a few things in tow as well to fulfill your collecting needs… or not. First up is a new 6″ Homer in a Day of the Dead outfit, who will be available Thursday for $49.99. Basically, it’s the same as the version already out, except in a black suit instead of a white suit. Next up is a 3″ gold figure of Ryu from Street Fighter who will retail for $14.99 and most likely become an instant collector’s item like the other gold Street Fighter pieces. If toys aren’t your thing though (why are you reading this blog then, but that’s besides the point), a new Mishka Keep Watch Labbit beanie will be available just in time for the cold weather for $35.00. But wait, there’s more! It seems even less people are still interested in vinyl figure collecting than previously thought as — wait for it — their SDCC exclusives will be available at NYCC. Yes, you read that right, the glow in the dark Mishka Keep Watch Labbit ($99.99) and hat will be available along with the glow in the dark Locodanta 8″ Dunny ($99.99). I’m quite surprised that neither of these low run number releases sold out at SDCC, but between the lack of interesting releases and the lack of money due to the economy, it seems collectors are finally done with vinyl. If you want to pick anything up for yourself, though, you can hit up Kidrobot’s booth #607 all four days of the convention. [via The Kidrobot Blog]

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  • Kidrobot is the reason I got into collecting toys of any kind: Stephen and I were browsing the clothing in their SoHo store and the Span of Sunset Cheshire Cat screamed out my name. And thus it began! But in the 4 years since we picked up that piece I’ve found my interest in KR and vinyl as a whole waning. It just seems less and less inventive, to the point where I can’t really recall any non-kaiju pieces I’ve been lusting after in the past 6 months or so… until now. This collaboration with South African artist Colus is simply stunning. ‘The Hunted’ is a black & white 8″ Dunny modeled on the Springbuck/Springbok, a type of antelope. I find it almost haunting, very minimalistic but still moving on an emotional level. I honesty can’t even recall another 8″ design I’ve loved as much as this one! It’s limited to only 1,250 pieces, retails for $75 a pop and will go up for order on April 11th (which just happens to be the day before my birthday… hmm…) [via Kidrobot’s Blog]

    Kidrobot x Colus’ Stunning ‘The Hunted’ 8″ Dunny

    Kidrobot is the reason I got into collecting toys of any kind: Stephen and I were browsing the clothing in their SoHo store and the Span of Sunset Cheshire Cat screamed out my name. And thus it began! But in the 4 years since we picked up that piece I’ve found my interest in KR and vinyl as a whole waning. It just seems less and less inventive, to the point where I can’t really recall any non-kaiju pieces I’ve been lusting after in the past 6 months or so… until now. This collaboration with South African artist Colus is simply stunning. ‘The Hunted’ is a black & white 8″ Dunny modeled on the Springbuck/Springbok, a type of antelope. I find it almost haunting, very minimalistic but still moving on an emotional level. I honesty can’t even recall another 8″ design I’ve loved as much as this one! It’s limited to only 1,250 pieces, retails for $75 a pop and will go up for order on April 11th (which just happens to be the day before my birthday… hmm…) [via Kidrobot’s Blog]

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  • Kidrobot is not one to really show up to Toy Fair since they only recently started going only a year ago, but seeing their booth, it’s blatantly obvious as to why they showed up as they’re now licensed merchandise crazy. All of Kidrobot’s major announcements I can’t say a single word about, which is a tad ridiculous (why bring them if people can’t talk about them?), but let’s just say it’s one major announcement that will be integrated into lots of lines, and some are home runs and some are really big misses. There’s also a few expansions on existing lines, but again, mum’s the word. That being said, there were a few new things on hand that I CAN tell you about: the new Major Lazer figure, which is as clunky and weird as you would expect a figure of Major Lazer to be, a new colorway of the Kozik 8″ Mecha Dunny, and a new colorway of the Chuckboy Labbit. Also on hand were a large scale vinyl figure of Cartman from South Park in his wizard outfit and a new Kozik piece called the Big Bones Labbit that I’m not quite fond of. All in all, it’s pretty clear from Kidrobot that re-colors and licensed merchandise are apparently the future of vinyl to them, which just looks like a bunch more nails waiting to go into the coffin of designer vinyl. It was nice knowing ya.

    Toy Fair 2013: Kidrobot Booth Overview

    Kidrobot is not one to really show up to Toy Fair since they only recently started going only a year ago, but seeing their booth, it’s blatantly obvious as to why they showed up as they’re now licensed merchandise crazy. All of Kidrobot’s major announcements I can’t say a single word about, which is a tad ridiculous (why bring them if people can’t talk about them?), but let’s just say it’s one major announcement that will be integrated into lots of lines, and some are home runs and some are really big misses. There’s also a few expansions on existing lines, but again, mum’s the word. That being said, there were a few new things on hand that I CAN tell you about: the new Major Lazer figure, which is as clunky and weird as you would expect a figure of Major Lazer to be, a new colorway of the Kozik 8″ Mecha Dunny, and a new colorway of the Chuckboy Labbit. Also on hand were a large scale vinyl figure of Cartman from South Park in his wizard outfit and a new Kozik piece called the Big Bones Labbit that I’m not quite fond of. All in all, it’s pretty clear from Kidrobot that re-colors and licensed merchandise are apparently the future of vinyl to them, which just looks like a bunch more nails waiting to go into the coffin of designer vinyl. It was nice knowing ya.

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  • You probably know by now that I am a huge fan of Chris Ryniak’s work, in fact he’s probably my second favorite vinyl artist. However, I am not thrilled about the announcement of an 8″ Dunny collaboration: in fact, I’m the exact opposite of thrilled. Why? Well, first off it’s his design from the Apocalypse series which broke my heart. Look at Ryniak’s other sculpts like Bubblegut or the Misfortune Cat and compare the level of detail to this Dunny. Yeah, something’s missing big time here. This is because the Dunny is a terribly restrictive sculpt: all inventive forays are filed down to the bare minimum of detail. I wish they’d push the boundaries of this platform a little further, but that’s a discussion for another day. Meltdown comes in an unprecedented four colorways, all of them GID: Green (sold in Kidrobot stores), Yellow (sold at Kidrobot.com), Pink (sold through toy stores in the US), and Orange (sold through toy stores abroad). Which, yes, means if you happen to live in the US (more specifically NYC, LA, Miami or San Fran)  and want all 4 you can get them. Otherwise… good luck completing a full set! All four retail for the same $75 and will go up for sale on February 14th. [via the Kidrobot Blog]

    Kidrobot x Chris Ryniak’s 8″ Meltdown Dunny

    You probably know by now that I am a huge fan of Chris Ryniak’s work, in fact he’s probably my second favorite vinyl artist. However, I am not thrilled about the announcement of an 8″ Dunny collaboration: in fact, I’m the exact opposite of thrilled. Why? Well, first off it’s his design from the Apocalypse series which broke my heart. Look at Ryniak’s other sculpts like Bubblegut or the Misfortune Cat and compare the level of detail to this Dunny. Yeah, something’s missing big time here. This is because the Dunny is a terribly restrictive sculpt: all inventive forays are filed down to the bare minimum of detail. I wish they’d push the boundaries of this platform a little further, but that’s a discussion for another day. Meltdown comes in an unprecedented four colorways, all of them GID: Green (sold in Kidrobot stores), Yellow (sold at Kidrobot.com), Pink (sold through toy stores in the US), and Orange (sold through toy stores abroad). Which, yes, means if you happen to live in the US (more specifically NYC, LA, Miami or San Fran)  and want all 4 you can get them. Otherwise… good luck completing a full set! All four retail for the same $75 and will go up for sale on February 14th. [via the Kidrobot Blog]

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  • Back at the Dunny 2Tone release, Angry Woebots had one of the rarest figures in the series–and one of the best! Now it’s getting an 8″ Dunny release, though in a totally different color palette. They’ve swapped black and white for grey and pink, one of my favorite color combos. This is a run of 1,250 and will retail for $75. The release will take place on December 6th, so don’t be late if you want to snag one of these! There will also be a small signing tour in California to accompany the release. On December 5th Angry Woebots himself (Aaron Martin) will be at Kidrobot LA from 6-8PM, and on the 6th he will be at Kidrobot San Francisco. I am definitely considering picking one of these up! [via the KR Blog]

    Kidrobot x Angry Woebots’ Shadow Friend 8″ Dunny

    Back at the Dunny 2Tone release, Angry Woebots had one of the rarest figures in the series–and one of the best! Now it’s getting an 8″ Dunny release, though in a totally different color palette. They’ve swapped black and white for grey and pink, one of my favorite color combos. This is a run of 1,250 and will retail for $75. The release will take place on December 6th, so don’t be late if you want to snag one of these! There will also be a small signing tour in California to accompany the release. On December 5th Angry Woebots himself (Aaron Martin) will be at Kidrobot LA from 6-8PM, and on the 6th he will be at Kidrobot San Francisco. I am definitely considering picking one of these up! [via the KR Blog]

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  • For years and years fans have been petitioning Kidrobot to make an 8″ Dok A Dunny.  Since he’s my favorite vinyl artist, I have been behind this petition for a long time! We’ve had several 3″ designs, but what we all really want is an 8″ Rupture. Or, you know, a 20″ one… that would be cool too. Well, the time has finally come and we are getting one! Granted, it’s not really Rupture, but the Ironclad Decimator which seems to be a bit of a mashup between his previous 3″ Dunny designs. There are two colorways: the first is a “regular” copper release which will be limited to KR stores both physical and online. The Mecha Rupture is, surprisingly, the one with a wider release and will be at most Dunny retailers (there’s a full list on their blog). There are 600 of each and both editions will have a 1 in 6 chase, meaning that there are really 4 colorways! Thankfully they’re the standard $75, even with all the extra sculpting and clear parts. I am really loving this design, and it’s nice to see so much detail put into this piece. I think this will be the first 8″ I’ve picked up since Calvera Azteca! [via the Kidrobot Blog]

    Finally, We’re Getting An 8″ Dok A Dunny!

    For years and years fans have been petitioning Kidrobot to make an 8″ Dok A Dunny.  Since he’s my favorite vinyl artist, I have been behind this petition for a long time! We’ve had several 3″ designs, but what we all really want is an 8″ Rupture. Or, you know, a 20″ one… that would be cool too. Well, the time has finally come and we are getting one! Granted, it’s not really Rupture, but the Ironclad Decimator which seems to be a bit of a mashup between his previous 3″ Dunny designs. There are two colorways: the first is a “regular” copper release which will be limited to KR stores both physical and online. The Mecha Rupture is, surprisingly, the one with a wider release and will be at most Dunny retailers (there’s a full list on their blog). There are 600 of each and both editions will have a 1 in 6 chase, meaning that there are really 4 colorways! Thankfully they’re the standard $75, even with all the extra sculpting and clear parts. I am really loving this design, and it’s nice to see so much detail put into this piece. I think this will be the first 8″ I’ve picked up since Calvera Azteca! [via the Kidrobot Blog]

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  • Back at San Diego Comic Con, Andrew Bell and Kidrobot released the Mahākāla Dunny Prosperity Edition, a white version of the Dunny you see here, to great appeal by the crowd. Now that San Diego Comic Con has come and gone, the Protection Edition of the Mahākāla Dunny is on its way to those of you who missed the first, or didn’t like its colorway. Featuring a black base with blue gradients and gold and red accents, I enjoy this colorway much more than the exclusive one, but that’s still not saying much as I enjoy the designs on the back of the Dunny more than those on the front. I do like that Kidrobot took a risk with this by producing such an intricate Dunny with 4 arms and a ton of accessories to boot, but that still doesn’t mean that it’s something I’d want to display in my collection at all. If you feel the opposite and want a nice Buddhist-inspired protector in your collection the Mahākāla Dunny Protection Edition, an 8″ Dunny for those wondering, will be available beginning on August 2nd and will be an edition of 900 pieces retailing for $100 (£79.90 UK, €92.70 EU) and will be available on Kidrobot’s website, at Kidrobot stores, and at other Kidrobot retailers. Also, if you happen to live in San Francisco or New York, Andrew Bell will be stopping by the Kidrobot locations there on Wednesday, August 1st at Kidrobot San Francisco and Thursday, August 2nd at Kidrobot New York to sign this Dunny from 6-8. [via the Kidrobot Blog: Product Info | Signing]

    Kidrobot x Andrew Bell’s Mahākāla Dunny Protetction Edition Is Here To Help You

    Back at San Diego Comic Con, Andrew Bell and Kidrobot released the Mahākāla Dunny Prosperity Edition, a white version of the Dunny you see here, to great appeal by the crowd. Now that San Diego Comic Con has come and gone, the Protection Edition of the Mahākāla Dunny is on its way to those of you who missed the first, or didn’t like its colorway. Featuring a black base with blue gradients and gold and red accents, I enjoy this colorway much more than the exclusive one, but that’s still not saying much as I enjoy the designs on the back of the Dunny more than those on the front. I do like that Kidrobot took a risk with this by producing such an intricate Dunny with 4 arms and a ton of accessories to boot, but that still doesn’t mean that it’s something I’d want to display in my collection at all. If you feel the opposite and want a nice Buddhist-inspired protector in your collection the Mahākāla Dunny Protection Edition, an 8″ Dunny for those wondering, will be available beginning on August 2nd and will be an edition of 900 pieces retailing for $100 (£79.90 UK, €92.70 EU) and will be available on Kidrobot’s website, at Kidrobot stores, and at other Kidrobot retailers. Also, if you happen to live in San Francisco or New York, Andrew Bell will be stopping by the Kidrobot locations there on Wednesday, August 1st at Kidrobot San Francisco and Thursday, August 2nd at Kidrobot New York to sign this Dunny from 6-8. [via the Kidrobot Blog: Product Info | Signing]

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  • Kidrobot is obviously one of the main players in the vinyl world, with perhaps more releases than any other company (not counting Super7, since their production rate is ungodly). While I’ve lost interest in most vinyl I always try to keep an eye on what they are up to, since there’s always something fun at SDCC. They teased a ton of exclusives before the con, most of which were only revealed there! My favorite by far is the amazing Hypnotoad from Futurama, who I am sure will be making his way into my collection sooner or later (he should have an online release). The Chuckboy Labbit, which looked a bit bland from the silhouette, is actually ridiculously adorable. Chuckboy’s recent robot style works very well on this platform! The other exclusives are less my style: I like the Andrew Bell 8″ “Mahākāla” Dunny (Prosperity Edition) but it’s a bit busy for my taste, though I can see why it’s so popular. The Homer Buddha, in the same vein as Hypnotoad, is pretty adorable and comes in a normal and golden colorway… I just don’t really like Homer! Then there’s Huck Gee’s Skullslinger, which to me looks far too close to Jesse Hernandez’ Bandito. I do like the sleek stylized look, but I’d like to see something a little different as far as event exclusives go. Of course that wasn’t all they had, tons of minifigures made their way to the convention as well, so check them all out in the gallery!

    SDCC 2012: Kidrobot Booth Overview

    Kidrobot is obviously one of the main players in the vinyl world, with perhaps more releases than any other company (not counting Super7, since their production rate is ungodly). While I’ve lost interest in most vinyl I always try to keep an eye on what they are up to, since there’s always something fun at SDCC. They teased a ton of exclusives before the con, most of which were only revealed there! My favorite by far is the amazing Hypnotoad from Futurama, who I am sure will be making his way into my collection sooner or later (he should have an online release). The Chuckboy Labbit, which looked a bit bland from the silhouette, is actually ridiculously adorable. Chuckboy’s recent robot style works very well on this platform! The other exclusives are less my style: I like the Andrew Bell 8″ “Mahākāla” Dunny (Prosperity Edition) but it’s a bit busy for my taste, though I can see why it’s so popular. The Homer Buddha, in the same vein as Hypnotoad, is pretty adorable and comes in a normal and golden colorway… I just don’t really like Homer! Then there’s Huck Gee’s Skullslinger, which to me looks far too close to Jesse Hernandez’ Bandito. I do like the sleek stylized look, but I’d like to see something a little different as far as event exclusives go. Of course that wasn’t all they had, tons of minifigures made their way to the convention as well, so check them all out in the gallery!

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  • Well, it’s that time of year again, it’s almost San Diego Comic Con time! Sadly, Leah and myself do not know if we’re headed back out there again this year yet (fingers crossed that we will be!), but that doesn’t mean that we can’t get excited for all of the exclusives that will be on hand! First up this year, and almost every year, is Kidrobot, who has decided to show off their 2012 exclusives as silhouettes, which is quite sleek! First up on Wednesday, Preview Night, we have the pre-release of the Futurama Hypnotoad vinyl figure, which will retail for $39.95 and will be available at Kidrobot retailers and online starting on August 2nd. Also on Preview Night we will see the release of the SDCC exclusive Simpsons Homer Buddha figure, which will be an edition of 500 pieces retailing for $50 each. Thursday, the first day of the con, has the first release and signing with Chuckboy’s SDCC Exclusive Cyborg 7-inch Labbit Excelsior Edition, which will be an edition of 300 pieces retailing for $75 each and Chuckboy himself will be on hand to sign them. Friday follows this up with Andrew Bell’s signing for the Mahākāla Dunny Prosperity Edition, which is also an SDCC Exclusive and a run of 300 pieces, but this 8″ Dunny will cost a pretty penny — he retails for $100. Featuring four arms, a staff, a crown, and a removable belt, this is one detailed Dunny, but considering having seen the Dunny 2012 design that it is based upon, I think I’ll be passing on this as it’s just not something I’d want to own for $100 and way too distant from Andrew Bell’s usual style. Saturday sees the release of Huck Gee’s Skullslinger Tuco Edition, an 11 inch tall vinyl piece presumably with Huck Gee’s classic skullhead design, a long flowing cape, some of Huck’s usual wings, and presumably a gun somewhere. Tuco will retail for $100 and will also be an edition of 300 pieces and have a signing accompanying him as well. Last, but not least, Sunday will have a special event featuring Kidrobot’s Ryan the Wheelbarrow who will be live screen printing shirts for people in whatever color and style they request. There will only be 78 shirts on hand and they will go for $38, so if you want one, I’d suggest getting in line pretty early as these are sure to go fast! All signings and events will take place at Kidrobot’s booth (#4529) from 12PM-2PM and will most likely require wristbands like previous years to keep things in order. Personally, there’s not much here that I’m excited for outside of the Hypnotoad, whom I will most likely just get after the convention as he is a general release, and the Chuckboy Labbit as I love the cyborg Dunny that he did and I know that this Labbit will come out amazing. Well, that seems to be the rundown for Kidrobot this year! What are you looking forward to picking up or are you sick of the same people being brought back to do the same things year after year? Let us know in the comments below! [via the Kidrobot blog]

    Kidrobot Gives Us Silhouettes Of Their SDCC Exclusives

    Well, it’s that time of year again, it’s almost San Diego Comic Con time! Sadly, Leah and myself do not know if we’re headed back out there again this year yet (fingers crossed that we will be!), but that doesn’t mean that we can’t get excited for all of the exclusives that will be on hand! First up this year, and almost every year, is Kidrobot, who has decided to show off their 2012 exclusives as silhouettes, which is quite sleek! First up on Wednesday, Preview Night, we have the pre-release of the Futurama Hypnotoad vinyl figure, which will retail for $39.95 and will be available at Kidrobot retailers and online starting on August 2nd. Also on Preview Night we will see the release of the SDCC exclusive Simpsons Homer Buddha figure, which will be an edition of 500 pieces retailing for $50 each. Thursday, the first day of the con, has the first release and signing with Chuckboy’s SDCC Exclusive Cyborg 7-inch Labbit Excelsior Edition, which will be an edition of 300 pieces retailing for $75 each and Chuckboy himself will be on hand to sign them. Friday follows this up with Andrew Bell’s signing for the Mahākāla Dunny Prosperity Edition, which is also an SDCC Exclusive and a run of 300 pieces, but this 8″ Dunny will cost a pretty penny — he retails for $100. Featuring four arms, a staff, a crown, and a removable belt, this is one detailed Dunny, but considering having seen the Dunny 2012 design that it is based upon, I think I’ll be passing on this as it’s just not something I’d want to own for $100 and way too distant from Andrew Bell’s usual style. Saturday sees the release of Huck Gee’s Skullslinger Tuco Edition, an 11 inch tall vinyl piece presumably with Huck Gee’s classic skullhead design, a long flowing cape, some of Huck’s usual wings, and presumably a gun somewhere. Tuco will retail for $100 and will also be an edition of 300 pieces and have a signing accompanying him as well. Last, but not least, Sunday will have a special event featuring Kidrobot’s Ryan the Wheelbarrow who will be live screen printing shirts for people in whatever color and style they request. There will only be 78 shirts on hand and they will go for $38, so if you want one, I’d suggest getting in line pretty early as these are sure to go fast! All signings and events will take place at Kidrobot’s booth (#4529) from 12PM-2PM and will most likely require wristbands like previous years to keep things in order. Personally, there’s not much here that I’m excited for outside of the Hypnotoad, whom I will most likely just get after the convention as he is a general release, and the Chuckboy Labbit as I love the cyborg Dunny that he did and I know that this Labbit will come out amazing. Well, that seems to be the rundown for Kidrobot this year! What are you looking forward to picking up or are you sick of the same people being brought back to do the same things year after year? Let us know in the comments below! [via the Kidrobot blog]

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