Usagi Jane & The Skullbunnies: Midori Woods, The Folding Forest

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After a long time away, we have finally made our return to Woot Bear and it seems like we came back just in time!  Usagi Jane & The Skullbunnies: Midori Woods, The Folding Forest is a solo show by Ben Seto which opened over the weekend and will be sticking around WootBear for a month.  It features painting and figures of his original characters, the Skullbunnies and friends, and takes us deeper into their world.  When he first introduced us to the Skullbunnies, we were met [Read more…]

Pre-Order Star Trek: Discovery – The Official Collector’s Edition

The Official Star Trek: Discovery Collector’s Edition is an in-depth look at the new series, including detailed character profiles and interviews with key cast members, exclusive photographs, and
behind-the-scenes facts on the making of Star Trek’s new voyages.

Also featuring guides to the Klingon Empire and the
United Federation of Planets, an exclusive look at Star Trek: Discovery’s props, costumes, weapons, and concept art,
plus a complete Star Trek timeline.
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Vinyl Pulp: Arcane Divination Dunnys

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We have been waiting a long time for this Kidrobot Dunny series and it is finally here! Being the first Multi-artist dunny series since 2014, Arcane Divination is curated by none other than the talented J*Ryu and features artwork from himself as well as Camilla D’Errico, God Machine, Jon Paul Kaiser, and Tokyo Jesus.

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Each dunny in the series represents a Tarot card from the set of major arcana and might just unlock some [Read more…]

Spider-Man Pins

Where are the pin collectors?  Spider fans will enjoy this Mondo Spider-Verse pin set by Tom Whalen.  The set includes:  Spider-Man (1960s), Ultimate Spider-Man (Miles Morales), Spider-Gwen and Spidey Sense.

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Funko Retro Video Games

Classic video games from the 1980s gets the vinyl figure treatment by Funko.  This new Mystery Mini series theme is all about Retro Video Games like Pac-Man, Ms. Pac-Man, Frogger, Q*bert and Mega Man.  The blind box packaging are made like old school video game arcade cabinets.  The series features 12 figures:  Centipede, Coily (Q*bert), Dig Dug/Taizo, Frogger, Fygar (Dig Dug), Mega Man, Ms. Pac-Man, Pac-Man, Pookah (Dig Dug), Q*bert, Shadow/Blinky and Speedy/Pinky.

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3D Printed Planets

littleplanetfactory00The love of space and star gazing, George Ioannidis started Little Planet Factory.  Little Planet Factory specializes in 3D printing of the solar system, planets, moons and other space-themed creations.
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Huck Gee / Gold Life 4″ Vinyls

goldlife_soulcollectorFrom artist/toy designer Huck Gee, the 3 Gold Life 4″ vinyl figures:  Soul Collector, Raku Day and Raku Night.

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TLS G.I. Joe Wave 2

gijoewave200I have been waiting for The Loyal Subjects G.I. Joe Wave 2 series of Action Vinyls.  The figures come with the Action Vinyls’ articulation and accessories.

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Kidrobot x Sonic the Hedgehog

krsonic00SEGA’s mascot Sonic gets the Kidrobot 3″ blind box figure treatment.  Each of the Sonic characters is mounted on the iconic gold ring stand.  There are 14 figures including the chase figures to collect.

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The Loyal Subjects Action Vinyls

tlsaction02This year The Loyal Subjects will have their Action Vinyls line-up in many Walmart stores.  These collector blind box 3″ action figures will feature Dragon Ball Z, Masters of the Universe and Mighty Morphin Power Rangers “The Movie” characters.  The TLS Action Vinyls will also have exclusive Walmart chase figures.

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Be@rBrick x Care Bears

bearbrickcarebear00Adding to the 1980s nostalgia, the Care Bears get the Be@rBrick treatment.  Medicom offers two bears at release, the Cheer Bear and Grumpy Bear figures.

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Mondo’s Marvel Netflix Vinyl Soundtracks

mon03mon04Call me an old fart, but I love my compact discs and vinyl records!  I miss going to the various Tower Records in SF and exploring the import section at the Virgin Megastore on Market Street.  Specialty retailer Mondo known for their movie tribute posters and vinyl OSTs will sell vinyl LP soundtracks from the popular Marvel Netflix shows Daredevil, Jessica Jones and Luke Cage.  The Mondo releases feature awesome artwork and packaging.

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Kidrobot TMNT 8″ Black Fade Colorway

tmntkrcolorway00Playmates has been pushing out various lines of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle action figures, but if you just want a cool vinyl figure for display or on your workstation, then take a look at the exclusive Kidrobot TMNT 8″ Black Fade Colorway.  Each limited edition colorway figure comes with their signature weapon and color.

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MarioKart 8 RC

mariokartOver the weekend I had a White Elephant party with my cousins and one of the cool gifts was this Jakks Pacific World of Nintendo MarioKart 8 Mini Anti-Gravity R/C Racer.  Who has time in this social media ADD era to build R/C cars like those Tamiya models?  This cute MarioKart 8 R/C package is truly plug and play,  Just open the item, put the batteries in, turn the R/C & remote on and you are good to go!  The MarioKart 8 speeds around the house pretty fast with good range.  Old kids and young kids will have fun with this.

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The Marvel Vault – A Visual History

marvelvaultupdatedI remember as a kid in the 1980s, you were either a Marvel Comics or DC Comics fan, there was no in-between.  I didn’t get serious into collecting comics until the late 1980s and early 1990s, when Marvel had an amazing staple of talents like Jim Lee, Todd McFarlane, Rob Liefield, Marc Silverstri, Whilce Portacio and Jae Lee, just to name a few.  Every week I had a stack of Marvel comic books and a issue was like .75 cents!  If you know you have a Marvel fan this Holiday season, then The Marvel Vault – A Visual History will make a great gift item.

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Frankie’s Garage: Hot Wheels X-Wing Carship

hotwheelsxwingcarshipHot Wheels is well known for some of their crazy and wacky car designs.  With the life-size build of the Star Wars X-Wing Carship, Hot Wheels also announced the 1/64 scale diecast model for their toy lineup.

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The Black Series: Rogue One Stormtrooper Helmet

blackseriesstormtrooperhelmetI do admit that I find the Star Wars: The Force Awakens Electronic Chewbacca Mask annoying!  The “Chewbacca mom” got her 15 minutes of viral fame and let’s move on.  This is what I really want – the Hasbro Black Series Imperial Stormtrooper Electronic Voice Changer Helmet.  This helmet is aim for adult fans that don’t want to “cosplay.”  The adult size helmet has sound effects and electronic voice changer so you can talk like a Stormtrooper.

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Hasbro Rogue One: AT-ACT Walker

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One of the most popular Star Wars toys was the AT-AT Walker and in the upcoming Rogue One film, a variant version of the AT-AT is introduced, the Imperial AT-ACT.  While the AT-AT is a heavy offensive weapon and troop carrier, the AT-ACT carries heavy materials and weapons.

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Play Magic at Galaxy Games

galaxygamesWhere to buy & play Magic card games in the East Bay?  You might want to head out to Galaxy Games in Dublin, CA.  Eddie Ballar takes a look at the shop.  Galaxy Games focus is on Magic and card playing events.

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Stormtrooper Piece of Art

stormtrooperporcelain001HK toy maker known for making detailed collectible action figures makes a collectible work of art – the Star Wars – Stormtrooper – Porcelain Pattern Version.  Hot Toys redefines the classic Stormtrooper look with a Chinese porcelain floral pattern on this 1/6th scale figure.

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Bandai Star Wars Plastic Model Kits

bandaistarwarsplasticmodelJapanese toy company Bandai is known for their awesome Gundam snap-it plastic model kits.  Now they introduce Star Wars Plastic Model kits.  Bandai is using new technologies and toy manufacturing process to produce highly detailed snap-on Star Wars plastic model kits.

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Frankie’s Garage: Hardcore Hot Wheels Collector

hotwheelscollectorbruceI have around 300-400 diecast cars in my collection. Its a mix of Hot Wheels, Matchbox and Tomica diecasts, but this guy takes the cake.  Toy car collector Bruce Pascal’s Hot Wheels collection is valued at over a $1 million dollars.  This guy is hardcore with a Hot Wheels inspired room to put his over 3,500 plus Hot Wheels toys.  Bruce also has 175 special Hot Wheels prototypes.

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Kidrobot x Sonic the Hedgehog

krsegasonic01It was the year 1991 when SEGA launched their video game mascot Sonic the Hedgehog on the world.  Celebrating 25 years this year, SEGA and Kidrobot releases Sonic the Hedgehog Medium Figure with 2 colorway version and is limited to 200 pieces.  The scene is from Christmas Island, the mini-diorama features Sonic getting ready to grab rings.

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Drink: Stormtrooper Decanter & Shot Glass

stormtrooperdecanter01Adult Star Wars fanatics who like to drink alcohol will enjoy these two items from The Fowndry – The Original Stormtrooper Decanter and The Original Stormtrooper Shot Glass.

The Original Stormtrooper Decanter design is based on Andrew Ainsworth’s original 1976 helmet mold.  The decanter holds 750ml alcohol and is made from flint glass.

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Vinyl Pulp: Junko Mizuno x Woot Bear

img_1821Vinyl Pulp interviews artist Junko Mizuno at Woot Bear on her “Junko Woot Bear” silkscreen print, T-shirt and upcoming projects.  You can grab the colorful graphic tee at Woot Bear and the 8×11 silkscreen print is limited to 50 copies, so don’t wait to pick it up.

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