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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Vinyl Pulp #14: The Andy Warhol Dunny Collection

krandywarholThe latest episode of our Vinyl Pulp is out!  Episode 14 takes at quick look at Andy Warhol Dunny Series that was just released.  The 3″ Dunnies get an artsy design twist from the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts.

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Vinyl Pulp #12: Fad Dunny Signing with J*Ryu

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Kidrobot recently released the 8in FAD Dunny and host a signing with its creator, J*ryu!
Join us as we interview J*ryu and talk about the meaning of the name FAD and what went behind creating the dunny.

For more on Jryu check out:
Jryuart.com

 

Vinyl Pulp #10: KR Holiday Food & Toy Drive 2015

holidaykrcoverA few weeks back, the Kidrobot SF store held a food and toy drive to donate to local charities with artist J*RYU and cosplayer Vampy Bit Me.  Here’s the highlights from the event:

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Kidrobot SF: 2015 Holiday Food & Toy Drive

kidrobotsfholidaytoydrive2015It’s that time of the year again!  Join the Retrenders team and the Ramen crew @ Kidrobot San Francisco today from 6pm-9pm for the 2015 Holiday Food & Toy Drive.

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The First Episode of Vinyl Pulp on Retrenders!

vinyl_pulp_onlyWe got a new show on our Retrenders’ YouTube channel – it’s Vinyl Pulp.  Since we’ve done many events at Kidrobot and Woot Bear, we had in mind on a show just focusing on vinyl toys, toy art collectibles and urban art, and so here it is, the first episode of Vinyl Pulp!

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2015 Funko Frozen Mystery Minis

funkominifrozenboxSomehow I found myself at the mall this past weekend and walked into a Hot Topic store and these 2015 Funko Frozen Mystery Minis caught my attention and credit cards.  I bought a couple of blind boxes just to check it out.

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Foody Vinyl Art by Zard Apuya

foodvinylartAnybody who knows about Dunnies, ‘Droids, or vinyl figures know they are more than just toys and collecting, but also an art form.  Artist Zard Apuya combines the love of food and vinyl figures together for his own unique take.

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A Large Evil Corporation Team-up with Funko

alargeevilcorporationcoverThe UK-based animation house A Large Evil Corporation not only makes cool animations for clients around the way, but also has a knack of making neat vinyl figures.

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Kidrobot SF: Hello Trikky!

hellotrikkyposterOur Ramen crew a couple of weeks back attended the Kidrobot SF store event – Hello Trikky!  The Hello Trikky party featured over 25 artist tricking up a base Trikky vinyl art toy.  We interview some of the artist involved and get their thoughts about their custom Trikky.

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Artist Martin Hsu releases “Blacky” Vinyl Figure

blackyfigureOn a brezzy night in San Francisco’s Haight/Ashbury area, Kidrobot held a Artist Signing and Release Party for super talented artist Martin Hsu.  A few weeks back, Martin released his latest vinyl artwork – “Blacky” – the dragon/dog 4″ figure.  The figure is limited to 300 pieces worldwide, so you might want to pick it up, since it’s also sold at a reasonable price of around $25.00USD.

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DesignerCon 2013 Pasadena, CA

dconIf you like collecting weird vinyl toys and underground urban fashion – there’s a convention for it!  It’s DesignerCon!   The two-day collectible show DCon took place this past weekend at the Pasadena Convention Center in sunny Southern California.  The Ramen crew went down to check out all the cool stuff with guest host Shannon Murray.  We also interview 3 cool artists:  Kathie Olivas, Amanda Louise Spayd and Shing Yin Khor.  Here’s the recap and highlights from DCon:

For more, go to:  DesignerCon.

Kidrobot Dunny Evolved

dunny evolvedOn October 10, 2013 – Kidrobot launches Series 3 of Dunny Evolved 3″ vinyl toys.  Each artist picked in this Dunny Evolved line-up created 3 dunny designs.

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The Loyal Subjects: G.I. Joe Vinyl Figures

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Vinyl mini-figs are very popular in collecting and now The Loyal Subjects have released a very detailed 3″ vinyl figures of G.I. Joe with approval from Hasbro.  Designed by Les Schettkoe the Series 1 set features 8 popular Joes:  Cobra Commander, Destro, Duke, Snake Eyes, Zartan, Storm Shadow, Gung-Ho & Snowjob and also 3 chase figures.

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