Circus Posterus Archive

  • Longtime readers will know that I used to collect vinyl along with PVC, dolls, and kaiju. A LOT of vinyl. In fact it was the majority of my collection for many years. But as time went by, I grew kind of jaded with the lackluster quality control, endless recolors, and the lack of creativity in the community. I was especially fed up with Dunnys, which used to be some of my absolute favorite figures. But there are still vinyl artists I love, so when one of them comes out for something from my once-favorite platform? Yes please! Today we got a little (well, maybe not so little) teaser of a Dunny Brandt Peters is working on. An evil nurse! With a lollipop! I already love it. Of course we’ll have to see how the final piece comes out (hopefully it is an 8″, not a 3″!), but I’m pretty sure this is a must-have for me already–especially since there’s a bit of Kathie Olivas’ style in the face. Now we just need a Masao Trikky. [via the Circus Posterus Twitter]

    Kidrobot Teases A Brandt Peters Dunny

    Longtime readers will know that I used to collect vinyl along with PVC, dolls, and kaiju. A LOT of vinyl. In fact it was the majority of my collection for many years. But as time went by, I grew kind of jaded with the lackluster quality control, endless recolors, and the lack of creativity in the community. I was especially fed up with Dunnys, which used to be some of my absolute favorite figures. But there are still vinyl artists I love, so when one of them comes out for something from my once-favorite platform? Yes please! Today we got a little (well, maybe not so little) teaser of a Dunny Brandt Peters is working on. An evil nurse! With a lollipop! I already love it. Of course we’ll have to see how the final piece comes out (hopefully it is an 8″, not a 3″!), but I’m pretty sure this is a must-have for me already–especially since there’s a bit of Kathie Olivas’ style in the face. Now we just need a Masao Trikky. [via the Circus Posterus Twitter]

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  • While my interest in vinyl is continually waning, there are a few things that will always pull me back in: creepy/cute, and anything by the amazing duo of Brandt Peters and Kathie Olivas. Stephen and I have been collecting their figures for a long time now, and we were beyond excited at the release of their Wandering Misfits miniseries which features a whole lot of Skelves… and you know how we feel about those. Only these ones are small, made out of vinyl, and a whole lot more affordable! We snagged an entire case along with a few store exclusives and thought that there would be nowhere better to bring this devious group than to an old cemetery in my hometown. All shots are, of course, by Stephen Donaldson, though I helped out a bit with set direction (aka sticking toys on gravestones–cute, and morbid!). Check them all out in the gallery, and let us know if you snatched up any of these Misfits–they do seem to be wandering off shelves at a rather alarming rate.

    Plastikitty Gallery: Circus Posterus’ Wandering Misfits

    While my interest in vinyl is continually waning, there are a few things that will always pull me back in: creepy/cute, and anything by the amazing duo of Brandt Peters and Kathie Olivas. Stephen and I have been collecting their figures for a long time now, and we were beyond excited at the release of their Wandering Misfits miniseries which features a whole lot of Skelves… and you know how we feel about those. Only these ones are small, made out of vinyl, and a whole lot more affordable! We snagged an entire case along with a few store exclusives and thought that there would be nowhere better to bring this devious group than to an old cemetery in my hometown. All shots are, of course, by Stephen Donaldson, though I helped out a bit with set direction (aka sticking toys on gravestones–cute, and morbid!). Check them all out in the gallery, and let us know if you snatched up any of these Misfits–they do seem to be wandering off shelves at a rather alarming rate.

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  • It’s been a long time since we’ve had a Bubblegut release, so it’s high time for a new batch of these overweight cuties! In fact, it’s been a very long time since the last big full-sized release, but this time around we’re getting some of the minis. Named the “Zombieguts” colorway, Bubblegut is all decked out in the latest monster trend with glazed-over eyes and a nice deathly pallor. There are a scant 33 Zombieguts, and while a few were released at Designer Con it’s time for the rest of the batch to be released into the wild. They will be on hand at Circus Posterus’ new show ‘Migration’ which opens on March 1st. If we’re very lucky a few will be left over and make their way online! [via the Circus Posterus Blog]

    Chris Ryniak’s Mini Zombie Bubblegut

    It’s been a long time since we’ve had a Bubblegut release, so it’s high time for a new batch of these overweight cuties! In fact, it’s been a very long time since the last big full-sized release, but this time around we’re getting some of the minis. Named the “Zombieguts” colorway, Bubblegut is all decked out in the latest monster trend with glazed-over eyes and a nice deathly pallor. There are a scant 33 Zombieguts, and while a few were released at Designer Con it’s time for the rest of the batch to be released into the wild. They will be on hand at Circus Posterus’ new show ‘Migration’ which opens on March 1st. If we’re very lucky a few will be left over and make their way online! [via the Circus Posterus Blog]

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  • We’re big fans of Brandt Peter and Kathie Olivas’ Skelve figure, the adorably creepy pajama-clad monster that’s wiggled into our hearts (and nightmares). He’s gotten quite a few variations, everything from plague doctors to full feline garb. Now, with the help of Nonesuch Garden, we’re getting a plushy Skelve! That’s right, a stuffed version you can hug and squeeze and terrify children with. No word on release date, but from the look of these production shots the fuzzy army is coming along quite nicely and should be ready for release into the wild shortly. Let’s just hope there are enough to meet demand! [via CP’s Blog]

    Circus Posterus’ Skelve Goes Soft

    We’re big fans of Brandt Peter and Kathie Olivas’ Skelve figure, the adorably creepy pajama-clad monster that’s wiggled into our hearts (and nightmares). He’s gotten quite a few variations, everything from plague doctors to full feline garb. Now, with the help of Nonesuch Garden, we’re getting a plushy Skelve! That’s right, a stuffed version you can hug and squeeze and terrify children with. No word on release date, but from the look of these production shots the fuzzy army is coming along quite nicely and should be ready for release into the wild shortly. Let’s just hope there are enough to meet demand! [via CP’s Blog]

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  • There are many variations of Circus Posterus’ ubiquitous Skelve, but so far only two of them have been made in mini form: the original, and the kitty Masao Skelve. It’s about time that we got a bit more variation, and it seems like next up will be a Mini Greeter! This sculpt is quite different from the original Skelve, keeping the mask but adding a long nose and a flowing cape. Apparently this first release is going to be glow in the dark, like I wasn’t excited enough already! Like most of their releases I’m sure this little guy will be hard to snag, but well worth it if you do! Now all we need is a Mini Plague Skelve… [Update] It appears that this will actually be vinyl, not resin, and will be a piece with Cardboard Spaceship, Circus Posterus, and Shinbone Creative. Check out a picture of this little guy glowing in the gallery too! [via Brandt Peter’s Instagram and Brandt Peters’ Facebook]

    Make Way For Circus Posterus’ Mini Greeter Skelve

    There are many variations of Circus Posterus’ ubiquitous Skelve, but so far only two of them have been made in mini form: the original, and the kitty Masao Skelve. It’s about time that we got a bit more variation, and it seems like next up will be a Mini Greeter! This sculpt is quite different from the original Skelve, keeping the mask but adding a long nose and a flowing cape. Apparently this first release is going to be glow in the dark, like I wasn’t excited enough already! Like most of their releases I’m sure this little guy will be hard to snag, but well worth it if you do! Now all we need is a Mini Plague Skelve… [Update] It appears that this will actually be vinyl, not resin, and will be a piece with Cardboard Spaceship, Circus Posterus, and Shinbone Creative. Check out a picture of this little guy glowing in the gallery too! [via Brandt Peter’s Instagram and Brandt Peters’ Facebook]

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  • Circus Posterus had that mystery Skelve at DesignerCon that didn’t get a decent reveal before the event, but now we’re finally getting a look at it! A little late, perhaps, but thankfully there will be other releases of this cutie. In fact, both the 4-Legged Masao Skelve (run of 66, $250) and the Mini Masao (run of 100, $66) in the ‘Midnight’ colorway will be coming to the Circus Annual show on December 7th. There’s also a super-rare GID mask chase for the Mini, and if you want a shot at one of those the release will be lottery-only in the Circus Posterus forums. This might be my favorite Skelve colorway yet–I just love the sparkles! [via Circus Posterus’ Blog]

    Circus Posterus Adds Some Sparkle To Their Masao Skelves

    Circus Posterus had that mystery Skelve at DesignerCon that didn’t get a decent reveal before the event, but now we’re finally getting a look at it! A little late, perhaps, but thankfully there will be other releases of this cutie. In fact, both the 4-Legged Masao Skelve (run of 66, $250) and the Mini Masao (run of 100, $66) in the ‘Midnight’ colorway will be coming to the Circus Annual show on December 7th. There’s also a super-rare GID mask chase for the Mini, and if you want a shot at one of those the release will be lottery-only in the Circus Posterus forums. This might be my favorite Skelve colorway yet–I just love the sparkles! [via Circus Posterus’ Blog]

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  • DesignerCon is coming closer and closer, but still we’re getting some last-minute announcements! This time it’s yet another Circus Posterus exclusive, though we still haven’t seen their mini Masao Skelves. Hmm, curious! In any case, this little plush by Amanda Louise Spayd will be topping off their lineup at booth #500. Thimbleberry is just the perfect combination of cute and creepy! We have no pricing right now, but this is a limited run of 25 so show up early if you want one of ’em. [via Circus Posterus]

    Amanda Louise Spayd’s “Thimbleberry” Comes To DesignerCon

    DesignerCon is coming closer and closer, but still we’re getting some last-minute announcements! This time it’s yet another Circus Posterus exclusive, though we still haven’t seen their mini Masao Skelves. Hmm, curious! In any case, this little plush by Amanda Louise Spayd will be topping off their lineup at booth #500. Thimbleberry is just the perfect combination of cute and creepy! We have no pricing right now, but this is a limited run of 25 so show up early if you want one of ’em. [via Circus Posterus]

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  • DesignerCon is this weekend, but people are still making announcements for what they’ll be bringing! Circus Posterus already has the sofubi Stingy Jack and Calliope Jackalope coming, but apparently they wanted a vinyl trio as we’re also getting the first release of Chris Ryniak’s Stinky Ginger which is, you guessed it, an angry piece of ginger! And apparently a girl. This ‘Raw Stinky’ colorway is a lovely unpainted green shade. You know, while I love all of the artists at Circus Posterus I haven’t been really wowed by the sofubi line so far. I think some of the charm that’s in their resin pieces was somehow lost in the transition, though it’s hard to tell with Stinky Ginger since this is an unpainted release. This will be a run of 65 pieces retailing at $95 each (ouch!), and like the rest half will be at the event (booth #500) while the other half will be split between Tomenosuke and Stranger Factory. [via Circus Posterus]

    Chris Ryniak Brings Some Stinky Ginger To DeisgnerCon

    DesignerCon is this weekend, but people are still making announcements for what they’ll be bringing! Circus Posterus already has the sofubi Stingy Jack and Calliope Jackalope coming, but apparently they wanted a vinyl trio as we’re also getting the first release of Chris Ryniak’s Stinky Ginger which is, you guessed it, an angry piece of ginger! And apparently a girl. This ‘Raw Stinky’ colorway is a lovely unpainted green shade. You know, while I love all of the artists at Circus Posterus I haven’t been really wowed by the sofubi line so far. I think some of the charm that’s in their resin pieces was somehow lost in the transition, though it’s hard to tell with Stinky Ginger since this is an unpainted release. This will be a run of 65 pieces retailing at $95 each (ouch!), and like the rest half will be at the event (booth #500) while the other half will be split between Tomenosuke and Stranger Factory. [via Circus Posterus]

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  • DesignerCon is right around the corner, and as we’ve seen Circus Posterus has a ton of figures lined up for the event like the Toxic Marshmallow Stingy Jack. It seems like he won’t be alone though, as Kathie Olivas’ Calliope Jackalope is joining the DesignerCon lineup. This robin’s egg blue colorway is limited to 120 pieces and like Stingy Jack, only half of them will be at the convention. The other half will be split between Tomenosuke and Circus Posterus, meaning an online release for those of us not attending Dcon! She’ll retail for $95 and definitely isn’t the last announcement of Circus Posterus’: there are still those mini Skelves wandering around! [via Circus Posterus]

    Circus Posterus’ Calliope Jackalope Creeps Her Way To DesignerCon

    DesignerCon is right around the corner, and as we’ve seen Circus Posterus has a ton of figures lined up for the event like the Toxic Marshmallow Stingy Jack. It seems like he won’t be alone though, as Kathie Olivas’ Calliope Jackalope is joining the DesignerCon lineup. This robin’s egg blue colorway is limited to 120 pieces and like Stingy Jack, only half of them will be at the convention. The other half will be split between Tomenosuke and Circus Posterus, meaning an online release for those of us not attending Dcon! She’ll retail for $95 and definitely isn’t the last announcement of Circus Posterus’: there are still those mini Skelves wandering around! [via Circus Posterus]

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  • It’s been a while since we saw some event releases from Circus Posterus, but it seems like they’ve been saving up a ton for the upcoming Designer Con! First and foremost we have the second colorway of their sofubi Stingy Jack designed by Brandt Peters, called the Toxic Marshmallow Edition. I really love this colorway, and the run of 120 pieces will be split for those of us who can’t make it out: half will be at the show (booth #500) and the other half will be divided between Tomenosuke and Stranger Factory. He’ll retail for $95, and I expect him to fly off the (virtual) shelves! Then we have some teasers for the rest of their lineup. They’ll clearly have some Skelves on hand, hopefully some minis as well since it’s been a while since I added one to my collection! Last but not least is the amazingly cute zombie deer Zombambie. This clear orange colorway is the Sour Peach edition and will be a run of 66 with a price fo $100. It’s implied that, like Stingy Jack, some will be headed online as well. I love that Circus Posterus splits their releases like this, it makes it so much easier for those of us who can’t travel to every convention! [via Circus Posterus]

    Circus Posterus Is Bringing Stingy Jack & More To Designer Con

    It’s been a while since we saw some event releases from Circus Posterus, but it seems like they’ve been saving up a ton for the upcoming Designer Con! First and foremost we have the second colorway of their sofubi Stingy Jack designed by Brandt Peters, called the Toxic Marshmallow Edition. I really love this colorway, and the run of 120 pieces will be split for those of us who can’t make it out: half will be at the show (booth #500) and the other half will be divided between Tomenosuke and Stranger Factory. He’ll retail for $95, and I expect him to fly off the (virtual) shelves! Then we have some teasers for the rest of their lineup. They’ll clearly have some Skelves on hand, hopefully some minis as well since it’s been a while since I added one to my collection! Last but not least is the amazingly cute zombie deer Zombambie. This clear orange colorway is the Sour Peach edition and will be a run of 66 with a price fo $100. It’s implied that, like Stingy Jack, some will be headed online as well. I love that Circus Posterus splits their releases like this, it makes it so much easier for those of us who can’t travel to every convention! [via Circus Posterus]

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