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4:00 PM on 07.27.2013

SDCC 2013: Dragatomi (Part 1)

It goes without saying that Dragatomi had one of the busiest booths in the designer toy section during SDCC. There always seemed to be something going on there (usually a signing) and if there wasn't, there were plenty of cus...

Brian Szabelski


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11:00 AM on 05.29.2013

A look at some of the custom Caveys for Friday's show

This Friday marks the Custom Vinyl Cavey Show in London, and as a peek, we're getting to see the customs a little early. There are 41 customs that are part of the show, all of which have now been posted to the Hey Cavey blog....

Brian Szabelski



A look at some of Fonzo Loves the UK's customs photo
A look at some of Fonzo Loves the UK's customs
by Brian Szabelski

As we posted before, Fonzo Loves the UK opens this Saturday, May 11 at SHO Gallery in Cardiff, Wales, U.K. The show is set to feature a ton of different takes on Freak Store's vinyl bulldog mascot, and we've been busy gathering them up to share with you. Some of these designs ... I'm absolutely in love with them already.

Hit the jump to check out a wide variety of the customs on display Saturday!

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Tomopop About Town: Cavey's American Cousins, Part 1 photo
Tomopop About Town: Cavey's American Cousins, Part 1
by Natalie Kipper

For the last couple of weeks, we had been leading up to the Cavey's American Cousins pop-up gallery, the first show for the brand in the United States. Each of the handmade plushes in the show were designed by American artists (hence the title). In this first part of the coverage, we will look at six of the twelve artists represented: 64colors, Angry Woebots, Beast Brothers, Camilla D'Errico, Chris Ryniak, and DrilOne.

Well? What are you waiting for? Read on to see what these amazing plushes looked like up close.

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9:00 PM on 10.31.2012

Cavey's American Cousins are fully revealed

Okay, no more teasers now. This is the real deal. We have the full images of the custom Cavey plushes set to appear at the pop-up art show, Cavey's American Cousins, taking place in Hollywood on Saturday, November 10. Curated...

Natalie Kipper

11:00 PM on 10.10.2012

DrilOne and Frank Kozik are added to Cavey show's roster

We've already shown you four of the twelve artists (check back here and here for a refresher) who will be taking part in Cavey's American Cousins plush show, the first exhibit for Holly Stanway's roly-poly plush to be ho...

Natalie Kipper

12:00 PM on 09.10.2012

Checking in with the customs for The Super Suck Up

A while back, it was announced that The Super Suck Up was coming to DesignerCon, and that a number of artists would be lending their skills to customizing some Suckadelic figures. So, just about two months out from the show, ...

Brian Szabelski

10:30 PM on 09.02.2012

Celebrate rust at To A Life Consumed by Slow Decay

DrilOne is known for his distressed, rusted art style, and he's bringing that all to Miami for To A Life Consumed by Slow Decay. Opening Sept. 20 at Kidrobot Miami (638 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, Fla.), the show will fea...

Brian Szabelski



DrilOne, Cris Rose launch Decommissioned Sprogs photo
DrilOne, Cris Rose launch Decommissioned Sprogs
by Brian Szabelski

Spotted on toysrevil, DrilOne and Cris Rose have collaborated on a new series of limited-edition Sprogs! As the story goes, DrilOne has purchased some decommissioned military bots from the Cris Rose factory that never saw combat. The bots feature a mix of designs (all painted by DrilOne), with seven Soviet bots, 10 aqua-colord U.S. training bots, 12 U.S. bots and a special chase of a Rotund Mk2 that had been intended for chemical warfare. 

The Decommissioned Sprogs are available right now blind-boxed on DrilOne's store for US$80 each. Only 30 of them have been made, and while I like the design a lot, I'm not sure if I'm going to pick one up. What do you think of these, Tomopop readers?

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