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Unpainted Red Glitter King Negora from Max Toy Co

TOYSREVIL'S I LIKE TOYS - 8 April, 2017 - 09:00
So if you are a member of the Max Toy Club, you need to check your email inbox now (if you don;t already have :p), as you have a chance to snag yourselves a ALL RED GLITTER KING NEGORA from Max Toy Co, of which only four pieces are available! These are unpainted and not the ones folks have pre-ordered. US$120 per (includes USA shipping / International quoted per order). First come first served.
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Jabba & Dragons Newspaper Ads from 1983

Battlegrip.com - 8 April, 2017 - 04:23
Take a look at page 3 in this 1983 newspaper and you’ll find a Playland Toy Stores ad which includes Kenner’s Star Wars Jabba the Hutt action figure/playset set and TSR’s Dungeons & Dragons roleplaying game? Can you even get any more Christmas in the eighties than Star Wars toys and D&D?
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“Welcome to Strawberry Shortcake World!”

Battlegrip.com - 8 April, 2017 - 03:59
December 16, 1982. I’ll never get tired of looking at these fabulous newspaper ads of the eighties, especially when Kenner’s Strawberry Shortcake line makes an appearance. Here we see a game, stuffed animals, as well as the doll-like action figures — or is it action figure-like dolls? — and two of the Strawberry Shortcake vehicles. I know Barbie has had vehicles... Read more →
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1983 Games Workshop and Judge Dredd

Battlegrip.com - 8 April, 2017 - 00:32
Games Workshop’s series of Judge Dredd games (find at Amazon.com*) of the eighties may be mostly forgotten today, but this 1983 advertisement from an issue of White Dwarf magazine should lead to some of you searching the web for more info. Well, I can make your search a lot easier with one link: BoardGameGeek’s entry on the 1982 boardgame should... Read more →
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“The Return of RAMPAGE” by RAMPAGE TOYS @ Clutter Gallery (Opening April 8.2017)

TOYSREVIL'S I LIKE TOYS - 7 April, 2017 - 20:43
“The Return of RAMPAGE” is Jon Malmstedt of RAMPAGE TOYS’s first true solo outing on the east coast of USA, since his return to the country after spending years in Japan. Launching April 8th and exhibiting thru May 5th @ Clutter Gallery in Beacon, NY, Jon as well mentioned that ”all figures in the show will be from the ranks of RAMPAGE production, and there will primarily be figures from my own
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Korean Toy Artists #Fanart by Abel Choryeon

TOYSREVIL'S I LIKE TOYS - 7 April, 2017 - 19:27
We’re used to seeing “fanart” for established pop culture, both real (which you can interpret as “cosplay”, IMHO) and faux-fictional characters - like comicbook or anime characters - but seeing fanart for original creations? Few and far in-between, but ALWAYS a pleasure and a welcomed kick! Check this work-in-progress drawing for the Korean Toy Artists group featuring fanart by Abel Choryeon -
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GHOST IN THE SHELL (Concept Design) REEL by Ash Thorp

TOYSREVIL'S I LIKE TOYS - 7 April, 2017 - 07:00
The sequences and images in the reel represent a compilation of work created for the Ghost in the Shell live action film by Concept Artist/Designer Ash Thorp (LOST BOY) - which includes everything from animation tests to final assets implemented in the film. For more information and a wealth of behind the scenes designs and images can be viewed on ashthorp.com/ghost-in-the-shell. For all your (
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Strawberry Shortcake and Castle Grayskull in 1982

Battlegrip.com - 7 April, 2017 - 02:52
December 17, 1982. What child of the eighties can resist taking a moment to admire this 1982 ToysRUs newspaper advertisement? I’m personally more interested in the Strawberry Shortcake action figure dolls than the larger dolls, but regardless of my tastes I have just gotta stop when I run across something this fun.
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“Welcome to Basic Training.” Dungeons & Dragons in 1986

Battlegrip.com - 7 April, 2017 - 01:36
This comic book ad for the Dungeons & Dragons roleplaying game (find at Amazon.com*) was burned so deep into my brain when I was a kid that I was sure I’d shared it here before. Nope. Looks like this is the first time I’ve posted this 1986 ad for the Dungeons & Dragons Basic Set — the “red box” as... Read more →
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New Teaser for Live-Action FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST Feature Film Premiering December 1st, 2017

TOYSREVIL'S I LIKE TOYS - 7 April, 2017 - 00:52
Unleashed is a NEW teaser trailer for the live-action FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST feature film, which featured the Elric brothers as kids evoking the supernatural, to bring their mother back, along with further images since the first teaser - which is featured below, but this time with English subtitles! Don't worry, looks like no one's "complaining" about any "reverse-whitewashing" for this movie (
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“CANNIBAL HOLOCAUST” Figure Sofubi from Utomaru x Tomenosuke

TOYSREVIL'S I LIKE TOYS - 6 April, 2017 - 23:58
Tomenosuke has teased an upcoming new sofubi designed by Tokyo-based freelance illustrator Yuko Utomaru Motoki - based on her favourite Italian horror movie “Cannibal Holocaust”! Seen here are prototypes of the figure, created by Mirock Toy, as seen from the illustrations Utomaru had designed in Tomenosuke’s 10th anniversary stickers. Scroll thru to view more images - *WARNING: Partial
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“Carnival of Lost Dolls” by Jen Musaato @ Stranger Factory (May 5-28, 2017)

TOYSREVIL'S I LIKE TOYS - 6 April, 2017 - 22:41
Launching May 5th @ Stranger Factory (in the “Project Room”) is Jen Musaato’s solo show “Carnival of Lost Dolls” - opening alongside Kathie Olivas’ “Strange Days” solo show (in the Main Gallery), the exhibition runs thru May 28th. 2017. Watchin' the sun come up #lowbrowart #artistdoll #artdoll #arttoy #dollmaker #dandydoll #jenmusatto #carnivaloflostdollsA post shared by Jen Musatto (@
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“Strange Days” by Kathie Olivas @ Stranger Factory (May 5-28, 2017)

TOYSREVIL'S I LIKE TOYS - 6 April, 2017 - 22:41
(Above: 11:11 (30" x 40" / Oil on linen) by Kathie Olivas) Kathie Olivas new solo exhibition “Strange Days” opens Friday, May 5 @ Stranger Factory, with an opening reception with the artist from 6-9pm. The exhibition of new paintings, mixed media assemblages, and hand made art toys focus on a brave new world of personified chaos and transformation. Exhibiting in the Main Gallery, alongside Jen
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GRIMEBRUTE by Gorgoloid Now On Kickstarter

TOYSREVIL'S I LIKE TOYS - 6 April, 2017 - 22:36
Gorgoloid sends word that he had started a Kickstarter project to help raise funds for his first soft vinyl figure! With a chainsaw for a right-hand (“Ash” would be so proud), and spiked knuckle-duster on the left, this bruised bruiser looks set to tackle all other creations in the same toy-genre! A basic pledge goal of US$5,600 by Sunday May 7th, 2017 needs to be funded for this 9-inch tall
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