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4:00 PM on 12.05.2011

Tomopop Review: figma Append Miku by Max Factory

Way back when the garage kit/soon to be PVC statue of Append Miku was teased, I admit I was torn. While I was absolutely in love with the more robotic, modern take on our favorite software mascot, the face threw me off. I'm p...

Jackie Zysk

7:00 PM on 11.16.2011

ESC-Toy's Mermadi looking snazzy in pink

Only Erick Scarecrow could have me drooling over something so incredibly girly. I mean, it's a mermaid, and it's pink. Really pink. But we all know how much I fawned over the original Mermadi, so my adoration of the new pink ...

Jackie Zysk

10:00 AM on 11.08.2011

Uglydolls making their way to Toys 'R' Us stores

We all love Uglydolls right? The soft, colorful characters and derpy expressions never fail to make me, or my friends, smile! Pro tip: Uglydolls make fantastic gifts. However, they haven't been the easiest thing to get your h...

Jackie Zysk

12:00 PM on 11.02.2011

NYCC 2011: Camilla D'Errico and the Sky Pirates of Neo Terra

While at New York Comic Con, Pedro, Kristina and I decided to stop over to friend of Tomopop, Camilla D'Errico's, booth. Sadly, Ms. D'Errico was sick and unable to attend the convention, but we did receive a huge surprise whi...

Jackie Zysk

4:00 PM on 10.28.2011

Show and Tell: NYCC Swag

Well, the post-con hype has died down and life has returned to normal for this humble editor. But what was the best part of New York Comic Con for me? Was it the energy? The cosplayers? Being able to meet my favorite artists?...

Jackie Zysk

11:00 PM on 10.25.2011

NSFW: Queen's Blade and Hyakka Ryouran take it to the beach in these new scans!

I love Queen's Blade, Tomopop. But not for the reason most people do. No, I love the over the top borderline-hentai show for the fantastic character designs. So I always get excited when I see new figures coming out, and boy ...

Jackie Zysk

8:00 PM on 10.25.2011

Charlotte E Yeager finally joins Strike Witches squad, two years late

No, that headline is not a typo, this Nendoroid was first shown off roughly two years ago. What took her so long? Well, she is being manufactured by Phat! Company, which is notorious for their slow Nendoroid schedule. But eno...

Jackie Zysk

11:00 AM on 10.22.2011

ESC-Toy pumps us up for Novembers releases

You all know Erick Scarecrow had a lot to show off to us at New York Comic Con last weekend, but now we're finally getting news on when we can get our hands on all these awesome goodies! In there latest newsletter, ESC-Toy sh...

Jackie Zysk

9:00 PM on 10.20.2011

New Bent World mini figures tempt me with mischief!

Graffiti art is one of those things I think every artist has thought about at one point. When done right it can portray such a powerful message, and at its worse it can be incredibly obnoxious and stupid. But there is really ...

Jackie Zysk

11:00 AM on 10.20.2011

NYCC 2011: Argonaut Resins

At Tomopop, we were very excited to see all the stuff Eric Nocella Diaz of Argonaut Resins was bringing to New York Comic Con. And boy, did he not disappoint! Besides the beautiful 5 inch Tuttz and 8 inch Pharaoh Hounds, END ...

Jackie Zysk

12:00 PM on 10.18.2011

NYCC 2011: Kidrobot

I gotta be honest here, I was slightly disappointed by vinyl giant Kidrobot's showing at New York Comic Con this year. With only three exclusives and a meager selling display, it just didn't interest me as much as I thought i...

Jackie Zysk

11:00 AM on 10.18.2011

NYCC 2011: myplasticheart

We all knew vinyl retailer myplasticheart would be bringing their 'A' game to New York Comic Con this year. In fact, there was so much shown off we didn't even get a chance to cover all of it! Seriously, I was running out of ...

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