Vinyl Cast Five (Buds, Vinyl Frontier, Toy Punks, Frank Kozik, Monster Factory)

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Blow Up Dolls (Buds) Series 2

The designs for Blow Up Dolls Series 2 seem to be equally inspired by splatter-gore and la revolucion. Featuring designs Kozik, Horkey, Dalek, Meomi, Destroy Rock City, Gunsho, Little Friends, John Pound (Garbage Pail Kids artist), MCA, Jermaine Rogers, Bobby Dixon, VanBeater, Muttpop (Gobi) and Ferg. Blow Up Dolls Series 2 comes with detailed matchstick and cane.

The Vinyl Frontier

The Vinyl Frontier documentary explores the world of vinyl toys and raises this question: are vinyl toys legitimate art forms or just toys for boys that have outgrown their He-Man figures? The documentary features today’s top designers, collectors and toy producers including Attaboy, Tim Biskup, Luke Chueh, Dalek, Tristan Eaton, Ron English, Huck Gee, Thomas Han, Frank Kozik, Joe Ledbetter, Tara Mcpherson, Sket One, Joey Potts, Jermaine Rogers, Bwana Spoons and more. The Vinyl Frontier’s is set for release in 2008.

More Info: http://www.vinylfrontierthemovie.com

Toy Punks Vol.1

We might as well call this the film festival edition of Vinyl Cast. Toy Punks Vol. 1 is the first in a series of documentaries about street culture, toys and fashion. The first volume documents the origins of DIY vinyl culture in Japan and America. The series is being created by Justin Kovalsky, former editor of Super7 Magazine and Chris Nelson, experienced filmmaker and director. Toy Punks Vol. 1 will be released on November 17, 2007.

More Info: http://www.toypunks.com

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Frank Kozik Signing And Release

To announce the release of the Desert Storm edition of Sarge, the smorkin grenade, he will be dropping bombs and signings at Kid Robot Shops in San Francisco and in Los Angeles on August 15 and 16. The Desert Storm Sarge can be retrofitted with any previous five-inch Labbit accessory. Don’t miss the chance to get pieces signed and customized by one of the grand daddies of the scene.

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Monster Factory Studio Sale August 25

Something must have gone awry in the monster factory, because they’ve have way too many on of the freaky little hand sewn tykes on their hands. Help them unload and find new homes on Saturday Aug 25, 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.. Studio is located at 1071 King Street West in Toronto, Canada.

More Info: http://www.monsterfactory.com

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