Desktop Distractions: EP6 Mezco One:12 Spider-Man

In honor of the release of the new Spider-Man:Far from Home movie, we wanted to review a Spidey figure. This figure is how I fell in love with the Mezco One:12 line. I just love all the [Read more…]

Desktop Distractions: EP5 Kingdom Hearts II Bring Arts Halloween Town Sora

We showed a lot of love recently to Square Enix’s Play Arts line so now we wanted to show you something from their Bring Arts line. Here we have the [Read more…]

Desktop Distraction: EP 4 Final Fantasy VII Advent Children Cloud Strife & Fenrir Play Arts Kai

With FF VII Remake recently covered at E3, The Eddie reviews the Final Fantasy VII Advent Children Cloud Strife & Fenrir Play Arts Kai. Like in the last episode where we reviewed the FFVII rema [Read more…]

Desktop Distractions: EP3 Final Fantasy VII Remake Cloud Strife Play Arts Kai

Who else is excited for the Final Fantasy VII Remake. With FF VII Remake recently covered at E3, The Eddie reviews the Final Fantasy VII Remake Cloud Strife Play Arts Kai figure.

Special thanks to Comic & Figure Addicts for allowing us to film the review in their shop.

Vinyl Pulp – Aloha Lolligag

We wanted to take a look back at Wootbear’s Aloha Lolligag event.  Here we interview several artist that were apart of the custom show as they tell us about each of their unique pieces.


for more info on the Lolligag,
check out https://www.lolligagworld.com/

And for more info on wootbear and any of their upcoming shows, check out https://wootbear.com/

Desktop Distractions: Ep 2 NYCC Exclusive Storm Collectibles Chun Li


We absolutely love what Storm Collectibles has been doing with their figures so we just [Read more…]

DesignerCon 2018: JP Neang & Hyperactive Monkey

Here is more from our adventures from DesignerCon.  This time featuring the miniature works of art by JP Neang. We also get to see what the Hyperactive Monkey Jerome Lu brought to the show and got an up close look at his Kidrobot DCon Dunny!

For more info on the artists, check out:
http://www.jpneang.com/
http://www.hyperactivemonkey.com/

Desktop Distractions: Pilot – DC Collectibles Artist Alley Sho Murase

Welcome to the first episode of Desktop Distractions where we take up close looks at the toys and figures on our desk that distract us while we work. On this episode, we go over the beautiful DC Collectibles Artist Alley Sho Murase figures. Big shout out to DC Collectibles for all of the figures.

For more info please check out:
https://www.dccomics.com/collectibles
http://shomurase.com/

DesignerCon: HZRD & Zebulon

This DesignerCon video features not just one, but two talented artists! Here we got to talk to HZRD who introduced us to his creation Francis and Zeb gave us a close up of all the different pieces he brought to DesignerCon.

DesignerCon: CZee13

Here we visit Czee at the Clutter booth, whom we first met a week before during his solo show at Wootbear in San Francisco. Czee tells us about what he brought to Dcon and we also talk about his solo Wootbear show that sold out in just a matter of days!

To Check out more of his work, give him a follow on instagram at @czee13art

DesignerCon: DC Collectibles & Nooligan

While over at Dcon, The Eddie got to talk to Jim Fletcher from DC collectibles about all the cool DC Artist Alley figures they brought to the show. Not only did they showcase the figures that were already released, but also all the figures that would come out in the near future.  We also got to catch up with Nooligan on his collaboration with DC Collectibles, like the Eclipse Nightwing DesignerCon exclusive!

Stay Tuned for more videos from DesignerCon.

Rollalife Podcast: Episode 8

Wait no more! After a long long break we have finally emerged to start our summer season of episodes! In the time that we have been gone, multiple happenings have occurred like: Wes keeps getting sick, Turtle has a double entendre-fest with his distributor rebuild, and Reyson has been alive. In this lighter hearted episode Turtle tells us his saga of one man and a distributor rebuild, we fondly remember our best Toys R Us memories, and figure out what cars everyone from 80’s cartoon nostagia land would be driving to a hot 80’s car meet!

Ramen and a Half Podcast: Episode 6 & 7

Since San Diego Comic Con is so big, we have a special 2 parter for you all this time around! The first half we recorded live at our local comic shop Comic&FigureAddicts and discuss all the exciting toys and figures we spoted at SDCC. in the 2nd half we discuss all the trailers such as Godzilla, Aquaman, and Shazam. Which 2019 movie are you lookin forward to the most and what was your favorite piece of SDCC news?

Ramen and a Half Podcast: Episode 5

With all the ToysRUs in the United States now closed, we tell stories from our days working at ToysRUs.

Ramen and a Half Podcast: Episode 4

In this episode we discuss all things E3 that caught our eye!

Ramen and a Half Podcast: Episode 3

The boys have been very busy during Memorial Day weekend. This episode is all about Fanime and how it went for them.  We also discuss Pokemon Lets Go Pikachu/Eevee as well as our hopes for E3. Will our predictions for E3 come true or will our beloved game companies just let us down again? Let us know what you think and tune in next week for our post E3 episode!

Silicon Valley Comic Con 2018 Roundup

Here is a round up of all of our content from SVCC 2018. Featuring interviews with Ernie Reyes Jr, Mick Gray, Ethan Castillo and many more!

Ramen and a Half Podcast: Episode 2

On this spoiler filled episode of Ramen and a Half, we talk about Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War.

Ramen and a Half Podcast: Episode 1

The Ramen and a Half podcast makes a return! In the first episode, our hosts The Eddie, Ramon and Manny discuss the epic weekend that was Silicon Valley Comic Con and Wrestlemania.

Vinyl Pulp #21: Futures Past

After a long hiatus, we have made our way back to Woot Bear for their Futures Past exhibit featuring pieces by Brandt Peters and Kathie Olivas.

For more information on them, check out:
http://www.CircusPosterus.com
http://brandtpeters.com/

and on instagram at:
@CircusPosterus
@BrandtPeters

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…]

ID10T Festival this weekend!

Don’t forget everyone, ID10T Festival will be this weekend June 24th and 25th, at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California. But this wont be your normal comic convention, it will have big musical acts such as OK GO and WEEZER along side tons of comedy acts like Garfunkel and Oates, Demetri Martin and more! Not to mention hosted and created by the one and only Chris Hardwick! You’ll even be able to catch the Retrenders crew there too!

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Ramen Redux

Ramen and a Half is back!  We decided to revive our original podcast as a new webcast where we talk about some of the latest in nerd news all while playing a random video game and of course while doing it all Live! So don’t forget to Like, Comment, and Subscribe and catch it all here on Retrenders.com!

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…]

Retrenders at Silicon Valley Comic Con

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The Retrenders crew will be in San Jose at Silicon Valley Comic Con this weekend and will be doing convention coverage of the event. We’ll be doing what we do best,
getting the scoop on the convention as well as [Read more…]

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