Tomocast photo
Double trouble
You know it's the beginning of Summer when the events start to happen every couple of weeks. In short proximity, we had C2E2 and Wondercon occur, so you know that those are the main topic of the latest episode of Tomocast. An... read feature

WonderCon x Super7 photo
WonderCon x Super7

WonderCon 2014: Super7

Still loving the translucent Mellow Yellow Pocket Rose Vampire
Apr 25
Our gal on the show floor, Natalie, passed by Super7's booth and grabbed some shots of what they were showing off. The key items on display were their exclusives for the event, the Toxic Garbage Dump Fossilla, Spring Training... read
WonderCon 14 Flat Bonnie photo
Flatties a plenty
Stumbling upon Flat Bonnie's delightful booth at WonderCon was akin to falling down Alice's rabbit hole, but this time Wonderland was populated solely by flat plushes of adorable animals. The booth had a carpet made up to loo... read feature

WonderCon 2014 BeeFy & Co photo
WonderCon 2014 BeeFy & Co

WonderCon 2014: BeeFy & Co.

Showcasing a new vinyl prototype as well as the works of Missy M Toyz
Apr 25
One of the great pleasures in events like WonderCon is seeing upcoming toy releases and BeeFy & Co.'s booth was an excellent source of such entertainment. During my visit, I was treated to a very special peek at Menh Voon... read
WonderCon photo

WonderCon 2014: Hyperactive Monkey

So cute they'll make you climb trees!
Apr 24
I'm a big fan of the brightly colored and exciting designs of Jerome Lu and Hyperactive Monkey! This year at WonderCon their booth was as bright as always, and included several cool pieces. The Glow-in-the-Dark Spirit Pocket ... read
WonderCon Kuso Vinyl photo
WonderCon Kuso Vinyl

WonderCon 2014: Kuso Vinyl

David Bondi on site
Apr 24
David Bondi was on site for this year's WonderCon at the Kuso Vinyl booth. He was showing off a prototype of his Pinocchio/Astro Boy mash-up figure, and the sculpt was made with a 3D printer. The final product is said to look... read
WonderCon Squid Kids Ink photo
WonderCon Squid Kids Ink

WonderCon 2014: Squid Kids Ink

Cute little squids dressed in blue
Apr 24
Squid Kids Ink was located at booth #1145 at this year's WonderCon. They're one of my favorite booths to check out to see what adorable goodies they've got. I loved getting to see them at SDCC last year. This time they were s... read
WonderCon 2014 photo
The Walking Like Dead plush series shambles into the Anaheim Convention Center
At the beginning of the first day of WonderCon, Alvin and Cheri Ong of Furry Feline Creatives' booth was a bit bare. Nearly all of the plushes (save the con-exclusives) had been sold at the Northern California Cherry Blossom ... read feature

WonderCon Tentacle Kitty photo
WonderCon Tentacle Kitty

WonderCon 2014: Tentacle Kitty

Highlights included a first look at the Pirate Kitty prototype
Apr 23
Tentacle Kitty's booth at WonderCon was the place to be for fans of the universe's cutest tentacle monster and her buddies. The corner booth was lined with art prints and hanging Tentacle Kitty plushes. But, hidden amidst the... read
WonderCon photo

WonderCon 2014: Batman display

It may be a Batman display, but Tweeterhead's Catwoman steals the show
Apr 23
Batman turns 75 this year and the caped crusader seems to have had a large birthday party at WonderCon, as several large display cases were devoted to Batman and his rogues. The cases held selections from DC Collectibles, Mob... read
WonderCon 2014 Kotobukiya photo
Featuring the comics portion
Now that you all have had a chance to read over Part One of our coverage of Kotobukiya's Spring Preview 2014 panel, let's move on to the second half. While the first portion jumped between several different fandoms, the majority of this one is all about comics, comics, and more comics. Read on and you'll see what I mean. read feature

WonderCon 2014 photo
WonderCon 2014

WonderCon 2014: So So Happy and Skelanimals

We even have a coupon code for those who missed the con!
Apr 21
The brands So So Happy and Skelanimals shared a booth at last weekend's WonderCon. It makes sense, of course, given that both are run by Brad Bailey. On the So So Happy side, there wasn't much new in terms of toys, although t... read
WonderCon 2014 Kotobukiya photo
Covering the anime, Star Wars, and gaming portions
For a toy collector, if you only attended one panel at last weekend's WonderCon, it was Kotobukiya's Spring Preview. They had licensing announcements. They had prototypes. They had concept art a plenty. Heck, they even had a ... read feature

Pop Culture Shock photo
Pop Culture Shock

WonderCon 2014: Pop Culture Shock

It's like everything from my childhood all in one booth
Apr 20
If I told you that Pop Culture Shock's painted RoboCop statue was the first thing that caught my eye from WonderCon, would you be surprised? Or better yet, can you blame me? From the metallic finish to the tiniest details on ... read
House of Darkly photo
House of Darkly

WonderCon 2014: House of Darkly

No werewolf candy corns this time, but still plenty of plush
Apr 20
WonderCon's smaller vendors included the always fun plushes of House of Darkly. The WonderKale was an event exclusive (WonderKale at WonderCon, get it?), and while it's not werewolf candy corn, the little cape and goofy smile... read
WonderCon 2014 Kotobukiya photo
WonderCon 2014 Kotobukiya

WonderCon 2014: Kotobukiya

All of the Bishoujos, comics, and Star Wars stuff you love
Apr 20
Kotobukiya didn't bring much (if anything) new to WonderCon, which is understandable as it's not a tentpole convention in the US. However our determined editor Natalie covered their booth all the same despite being sick as a ... read
WonderCon 2014 exclusives photo
Attendees can adopt two special edition Shelbuns and a even a Tiger Cub plush
Yukari of Flat Bonnie shared with us some exciting news for WonderCon attendees. That's right; it's the unveiling of her con-exclusive plushes! Flat Bonnie's booth #1570 will have two exclusive toys plus a perfectly prec... read feature

Super7 photo
No Little Prick colorway?!
WonderCon at Anaheim is just around the corner. It's this weekend (Friday, April 18th - Sunday, April 20th), actually, and Super7 updated their blog with what they're taking to the show. Check them out at Booth #1453 if you'r... read feature

Kuso Vinyl WonderCon photo
Kuso Vinyl WonderCon

Kuso Vinyl has a trio of new releases for WonderCon

New Luckittypons and a dragon-styled Minicel among highlights
Apr 16
Kuso Vinyl will once again be at WonderCon Anaheim, and for this year's event, their exclusives come in a trio of choices. First, there's two Luckittypons for the event: the Inazuma version that looks like Pikachu, and the Ti... read
WonderCon 2014 exclusives photo
Oh, and a really cute elephant because elephants are awesome and stuff
WonderCon-exclusive toys continue to be announced, this time coming from BeeFy & Co.'s artist, Menh Voong. At BeeFy & Co.'s booth #1043, there will be two con-exclusvies. The first is the Jade Bad Bad Buddha - Sp... read feature

WonderCon exclusives photo
The full horror of the "Walking like Dead" line is revealed
Earlier this month, Alvin and Cheri Ong of Furry Feline Creatives teased fans with a short video hinting at their exclusive plushes which will be available for purchase at this week's WonderCon in Anaheim, California. Th... read feature

WonderCon exclusives photo
Four lovable characters show their "darker side"
This coming WonderCon, Alvin and Cheri Ong of Furry Feline Creatives will place four of their cuddly critters into gritty scenarios for our amusement. All told, staying up all night playing video games or oversleepi... read feature

WonderCon 2014 photo
With a bonus preview of her Emerald City Comic Con exclusive as well
WonderCon in Anaheim, California is coming up in less than a month and one of the burning questions on attendees' minds is, "what about the exclusives?" Thankfully, House of Darkly has given us the heads-up in regards to... read feature


WonderCon 2013: BeeFy & Co.

That's a whole lot of Bad Bad Buddhas
Apr 05
BeeFy and Co.'s booth over at last week's WonderCon was like a miniature art show, full of custom designer toys. The highlight of the booth was surely the collection of Beefy & Co.'s Bad Bad Buddha figures, which had been... read

WonderCon 2013: Hyperactive Monkey

Monkeys and Kung-fu, what more do you need?
Apr 03
Artist, Jerome Lu, was in attendance at the Hyperactive Monkey booth during WonderCon. He had a con-exclusive glow-in-the-dark Monkey Bank (US$80), as well as limited amounts of his SDCC 2012 exclusive Ebony Edition Master Ba... read

WonderCon 2013: Sebastien Millon

I wish I was as witty as this guy
Apr 03
I kid you not, I walked past Sebastien Millon's corner booth at WonderCon and was literally stopped in my tracks at the sight of his merchandise. I am not sure which caught my eye first: the herd of adorable plush bears of va... read

WonderCon 2013: Steam Crow

Daniel and Dawna Davis with monsters in tow!
Apr 03
Steam Crow was wonderfully in attendance at WonderCon with wares in tow. The KlawBerry plushies were there, which are super adorable, as well as Snappy Camera. The works of Daniel and Dawna Davis were so vivid and lively at t... read

WonderCon 2013: Kuso Vinyl

Customs and toys galore that are dripping with talent!
Apr 03
I had previously shown you Fuller's customs of Batman and Batgirl using Celsius and Revolver Girl, but those aren't the only customs that were in their full glory this weekend at WonderCon. There was also an incredible Spawn ... read

WonderCon 2013: Furry Feline Creatives

These plushes know how to rock!
Apr 02
Furry Feline Creatives always does an awesome job of arranging their booth to set the "stage" for their toys and WonderCon was no exception. Their exclusive plushes for the convention turned the kitties, Purridge and Rin... read

WonderCon 2013: Horndribbles

Adventure is out there!
Apr 02
While perusing Artist Alley over at WonderCon this past weekend, I spotted some colorful plushes from a fun, fictional world. They are the Horndribbles, friendly monsters from the aptly-named Horndribble Island. The plushes (... read

WonderCon 2013: Dynamite Rex

Hopefully not 65 million years in the making
Apr 02
Dynamite Rex showed up at WonderCon with some newly discovered species, most notably the sofubi Raaar! prototype. Yes, it's being made with soft vinyl from Japan and hopefully, should be around in time for release at San Dieg... read

WonderCon 2013: inki-Jinx

Handmade adorable creations!
Apr 02
Crabapple made it to WonderCon! We previously featured Crabapple when inki-Jinx's Shelly Rodriguez started a Kickstarter to fund the production of Crabapple plushes. The Kickstarter is now US$699 shy of its US$4,500 goal. Wit... read

WonderCon 2013: Skelanimals & So So Happy

Cute dead animals and bright fun colors!
Apr 02
For WonderCon, Skelanimals brought along their new Day of the Dead plushes. Available in three different characters, they were Diego the bat, Kit the cat, and Maxx the dog. Other items on display were their deluxe and DC supe... read
WonderCon: Kotobukiya photo
Koto drops an avalanche of news on Anaheim
This year's WonderCon was a rather big event for Kotobukiya. Not necessarily for what they had at their booth, but because what they announced at their WonderCon panel along with a few of the things they had at their booth. Long story short: the table has been set for a pretty big 2013 for Kotobukiya. After the jump, we'll go over all the big details, both from the booth and from the panel. read feature


WonderCon 2013: DC Collectibles

Men in tights
Mar 31
DC Collectibles had, not surprisingly, a bunch of comic book figures on display at WonderCon. What I found most interesting were the figures for the upcoming Man of Steel movie. I'm kind of a Superman hater, but I have to adm... read

WonderCon 2013: Super7

Finally, all that Alien merchandise is revealed!
Mar 30
So what did Super7 have for WonderCon? Oh nothing besides all that Alien merchandise they were working on. That means both the retro cups and the retro figures based off the unproduced Kenner prototypes were at WonderCon in t... read

WonderCon 2013: Flat Bonnie

Miles and miles of stuffed little critters!
Mar 30
So, let's kick off our WonderCon 2013 coverage with a little bit of fluffy flatness: that is, the plush creations of Flat Bonnie. Of course, she had her two exclusives on hand, Shelbun and the Woolly Mammoth plush. But a... read
Come and see what you can't get anywhere else!
WonderCon is almost upon us and the official list of exclusive merchandise has been posted. Over the past week or so, we have been revealing exclusive toys one by one but now we're going to open the flood gates. Not only will... read feature

Visit her at Wondercon booth 1076
Last week, we revealed teaser photos of Flat Bonnie's WonderCon exclusive plushes. I am pleased to say that we now not only have more information on both Shelbun (seen in the header) and Woolly Mammoth, but better pictures as... read feature

The Gray Version can be found at Wondercon
Wondercon recently released a list of the exclusives that will be available to con-goers. One of the list's highlights for vinyl collectors is sure to be the Gray Version of Andrew Bell's delightful Can of Worms (previou... read feature

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