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Monroeville Minis: A new horror series from Michael O’May, Pickman’s Vinyls, and Mike Alvarez Art

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Monroeville Minis: A new horror series from Michael O’May, Pickman’s Vinyls, and Mike Alvarez Art

Just in time for Halloween, Michael O’May, Pickman’s Vinyls, and Mike Alvarez Art are proud to present an all new line of horror minifigures; Monroeville Minis!    Monroeville Minis are inspired by such lines as “Monsters in my Pocket” and “M.U.S.C.L.E.”, and based in George A. Romero’s “Dead” universe.   With a one figure per month release schedule, wave one will consist of fan favorites like The Plaid Shirt Zombie (Nov.), Swat Peter(Dec.), Flyboy Zombie(Jan.), and Swat Roger(Feb.). Collect all four figures in wave one and get a free* George Romero! (*free minifigure + shipping & handling cost. Details to...

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Ellie The Jellyfish Princess Custom Show at Woot Bear

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Ellie The Jellyfish Princess Custom Show at Woot Bear

This weekend Ellie The Jellyfish Princess took over Woot Bear in San Francisco! The gallery is hosting the first ever Ellie The Jellyfish Princess custom show using MJ Hsu’s character as a platform. The show will feature custom creations from 20 artists as they put those spin on Hsu’s first ever production toy! Grab you own (non custom) Ellie here.  

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James Groman Interviewed by Norm Chan of Tested.com at our NYCC Booth

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James Groman Interviewed by Norm Chan of Tested.com at our NYCC Booth

We had a bit of a whirlwind afternoon in our NYCC booth this year- Norm Chan showed up just before our Martin Hsu signing and caught Benny for an interview (soon to be published on the Tested.com YouTube channel)... and then James Groman showed up, and Norm interviewed him too! Super hectic, just the way we like it. Norm chats with James about King Korpse: where the idea came from, his creative process, plus his project with DC, and much more. Serendipity at our booth! Check the video below:      

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Badda Bing Badda Bloom from Kyle Kirwan x Czee13

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Badda Bing Badda Bloom from Kyle Kirwan x Czee13

Kyle Kirwan is teaming up with a number of talented artists to release an ongoing collaboration series of Baby Blooms, with new pieces releasing regularly. For the first release Kirwan has collaborated with UK Street Artist Czee13 for a drop at the Five Points Fest Fall Pop-Up taking place on October 4th and 5th at 815 Broadway in New York City. The piece, Badda Bing Badda Bloom features a Baby Bloom in Czee’s signature urban style, wearing a hoodie and doing a handstand. Pieces will be available on a first come first serve basis to attendees of Five Points Fall...

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Kendra’s Customs Halloween Stitches Auctions TODAY Oct 1

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Kendra’s Customs Halloween Stitches Auctions TODAY Oct 1

Kendra's customs is putting up two, one of a kind Halloween Stitches, for auction today. The X-Ray Bear will be available on eBay at 6pm PST today (Oct. 1st).      The Zombie Bear will go up on Kendra's Facebook page at 6pm PST today (Oct. 1st) as well.   Both will be 5 day auctions and both will start at $100.

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