Wednesday, July 15, 2009

2009 San Diego ComiCon & more...

It's almost here - in fact next week - Kathie and I will be packing up and heading out West to San Diego for 2009 ComiCon and this year is huge for announcements and releases for us...


SUPER 7 (booth #4729)
MONSTER FAMILY: Big Sal toy release (Super 7 x Brandt Peters and Kathie Olivas) // This event will mark the original colorway release for Big Sal - The collaborative B-Movie monster toy that Kathie Olivas and I designed for Super 7's MONSTER FAMILY series - Complete in classic Japanese Kaiju toy presentation... clear vinyl with opaque paints - It came out amazing!!! Big Sal will be released along with our signing on Thursday, July 23rd at 3PM. They will be $25 each and available until all sold out.


TOY TOKYO (booth #5237) DEAD OF NIGHT SERV-O-MATICS: Junior // SCAVENGERS II COSMIC PENNIE SDCC EXCLUSIVE (exclusive colorways for Toy Tokyo - edition 200 - $20 each) // With the mega release of my blind box mini figure line - Serv-O-Matics literally days from now, Toy Tokyo releases the 2nd (first release was a D.O.N. Testbot at Taipei Toy Festival) in a series of alternative colorways for the series. Junior & Cosmic Pennie - Kathie and I will be there for release along with a sketch and signing session on Friday, July 24th from 1 PM to 3PM.


MINDSTYLE (booth #4545) SERV-O-MATICS // 2 FACED HAZEL MONO EDITION and MINDstyle's 2nd Anniversary Box Set release... MINDstyle should have plenty of my blind box mini figure Serv-O-Matics line for ComiCon just days after official release to retailers... The reviews have been amazing for this series (with chase figure by Kathie Olivas) - be sure to pick them up before they are gone!

MINDstyle will also be release their limited edition 2nd Anniversary Box Set which will be released exclusively at the convention and direct to ATS members. The Box Set is limited to 200 sets worldwide -$130 US. The special premium designed MINDstyle Box Set includes glossy Black & White versions of 5 highly sough after figures and a numbered collectors card. Kathie has her infamous Hazel mini figure all clad in Hi-gloss black and white as well as Slap-Happy from the Serv-O-Matics in same tonal palette (set also includes Ron English, Buffmonster and Dok A) - Serv-O-Matics and 2nd Anniversary set should be available along with a sketch and signing session on Saturday, July 25th from 1 PM to 3PM.

***** Besides these toy releases there are plenty more surprises including the debut (actual release: August 2009) of my design for Marka27's and Bic Plastics new blind box toy platform line: Bic Buddys - $7.95 US (see my design test up front ... 'above' - actual piece will have a wing bone design on front and back of wings) + possibly a drop of a certain film project with yours truly - I won't know till the last minute on this one (So exciting!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!) I'll be back soon with more info soon - B