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Sunday, June 26, 2016

Free Goodie Friday... is 'For The Masses' this week!!!

All of us over at SpankyStokes are super stoked for another giveaway, and what better way to kick off the end of the week then to have a seriously rad FREE GOODIE FRIDAY?!?!? Well... thanks to Rob Lumino (former owner of Suburban Vinyl) and his new weekly podcast 'For The Masses', he put together an awesome prize package - giving you an amazing opportunity to win all of that stuff in the photo above... yup, all will be gifted to one lucky winner. So here is the rundown, you can win the following: 1 x "Be Your Own" Wood prints by ChrisRWK, 1 x "MORK:HERO" by MAD, 1 x "Green" Innerchild by Nerviswr3k, 1 x 5" DIY Spiky Qee, 1 x Lucha Domo, 1 x exclusive 'Rinaldo' Teardrop by Travis Lampe, 1 x Blind Box "Pyramidun" Dunny by Andrew Bell, and 1 x Mono "Micro Anatomic" by Jason Freeny... WHAT?!?!?! Yup... you all have the chance to win all of this... AWESOME!!! So do you wanna add it to your collection, keep reading...
1. First, you gotta give the Blindbox Podcast a follow on Twitter HERE and SpankyStokes.com a follow HERE then send out this tweet "I just entered to win an amazing prize package on http://www.spankystokes.com you should enter too #SpankyMasses" You can just copy and paste the above quoted text, without the quotes of course :-) Make sure to include the #SpankyMasses tag though!

2. Next, this one is for all you Instagram heads... visit the SpankyStokes Instagram page HERE, 'Blindbox Podcast' page HERE, and 'For The Masses' page HERE - FOLLOW us... then find the photo with the figures that you see above... and then follow the instructions in it. Make sure to re-post the photo, and hashtag the re-posted photo with #SpankyMasses - This is gonna be fun!!!!

3. Finally, head on over to the SpankyStokes Facebook page HERE and 'LIKE' us, and then find this post HERE about the contest, and 'LIKE' it and then SHARE it!
Now, each one of those steps is an entry... so if you do all of them, you get 6 entries!!! This contest will end Sunday night 6/26/2016 at 10:00pm PST so you only have a few days to get your entries in, after all is said and done, one lucky winner will be chosen at random and will have this entire prize package shipped out to you... SWEET! A big thanks goes out to Rob for putting together this amazing prize package... now go and enter, ya turkey's!

Friday, June 24, 2016

South Park x Kidrobot - "Mysterion" & "Professor Chaos" vinyl figures released!!!

From the creators of South Park, Trey Parker and Matt Stone, comes "South Park: The Fractured But Whole" videogame, a sequel to 2014's award winning game "South Park: The Stick of Truth". In celebration of the new game, Kidrobot brings you 'Mysterion' and 'Professor Chaos' medium figures in all their glory! Standing 7" tall, Mysterion and Professor Chaos make perfect additions to any South Park collection! Retailing for $50 a pop, these are up for grabs HERE right now for $49.99 - don't miss out!

Horrible Adorables x Kidrobot - "Haremus", "Pufferhedge" & "Foxolot" released!!!

Available Today at Kidrobot.com - 3 new Horrible Adorables vinyl figures... "Haremus", "Pufferhedge" and "Foxolot"!!! Kidrobot continues to team up with Jordan Elise & Christopher Lees to present the Horrible Adorables Vinyl Series. Horrible Adorables features strange creatures and wonderful wonders packaged in a window box. Each mini figure measures approximately 4" tall... and these 3 are the final 3 in the series! Quantities are limited to 1000 pieces of each character worldwide and retail for $25 a pop! Head on over HERE now to pick them up!

"For The Masses" Episode 2: Andrea Kang!!!

Hot off the heels of our FREE GOODIE FRIDAY post, we are stoked to present episode 2 of the new 'For The Masses' podcast! Rob had the pleasure to spend some quality time with Andrea Kang as they discussed eyelashes, Rhode Island, Korean school, and the Royal Art Lodge. Oh, and Rob mentions "One of us has enjoyed a well rounded life and the other asked her about it." haha, the perfect segue... take some time outta your day and listen HERE right now. Also, don't forget to enter our current contest for a ton of free stuff... all the details can be found HERE!

Metacrypt's Shub Zeroth Release.13 [Astrotype] {Apollo} !!!

It's here... the newest fully painted edition of Brian Ewing and Justin "Hateball" Jewett's Metacrypt creature… "Shub Zeroth!" in the all new [Astrotype] {Apollo} edition! Standing 9-inches tall, this version of the Lovecraftian horror is back from the dead in an exclusive "Release.13 [Astrotype] {Apollo}" that is cast in crisp white and painted in bright red, metallic silver, gold, and blue, and deepest, darkest black. This figure comes packaged in an astronaut bag with a special silk-screened foil header, and a 1.25", double-posted mission pin. Snag him up HERE right now for $135 a pop!

Is it kaiju? It is crazy? Is it checking out its own ass? EatCidPeeCid x FlabSlab's "Crab Boi!"

From our understanding, FlabSlab tasked Zhou Jiajun (EatCidPeeCid) with designing some "ugly ass figures" for them, the first result of the digitally sculpted worked being the pictured "Crab Boi." A complete 360° from Jiajun's normal "cute" style, it does employ her rather irreverent sense of humor and aesthetics, culminating in a fantastical anthropormorphic crab creature that I can't stop starring at. Seriously, those exagerated appendages are mesmerizing! Of course, this reveal doesn't mean that FlabSlab will be producing the piece, but if you are smitten with the concept then you should let them know… if enough people write in then we just might have a "Crab Boi" release in our future!

Batman, Superman & Wonder Woman "XXRay" Versions in Copper Edition!

The trinity of the DC Universe, the backbone of the Justice League, arguably the most recognizable superheroes in the world: Batman, Superman, and Wonder Woman. It's no wonder that this trio of character's formed the initial officially licensed DC Comics "XXRay" line releases by Mighty Jaxx. But while the full-color versions are just starting to land in the States, why not release an online exclusive "Copper Edition" to really get people's attention? No reason that I can think of! Designed in a cartoonish manner by illustrator Ben Qwek and sculptor Adam Tan, the designer toy highlight of these 4-inch tall PVC pieces is the quarter-cut dissection element courtesy of Jason Freeny. And, of course, these metallic colored versions really give the non-articulated pieces the feel of statues, dedications to the heroic efforts of these characters. Releasing this upcoming weekend (June 25th or 26th, 2016) on the XXRay.com website, we expect they will retail for around $20 to $25 apiece and will be limited to only a few hundred copies produced.

Mame Moyashi's Crustacean Kaiju Horror "BADASS" is Coming…

When the trio of artists collectively known as Mame Moyashi (producer Clinton Kenny, designer Chino Lam, and sculptor Seanjob) debuted their "MAGURO" figure our breath was taken away. To come out of the gate with such a strong design is a rarity, but it doesn't appear to be an aberration for them… Teased above is their forthcoming second figure, "BADASS," which appears to be a crustacean-based evolution of the "MAGURO" concept. Wearing similar geta (wooden sandal) footwear, we assume this piece is similarly sized (4¾-inches tall), will be produced in vinyl, and probably will express a similar dark humor as the original: a depiction of a true culinary master who is willing to make the ultimate sacrifice for his customers, feeding parts of himself to them. With his cracked claw showing, it seems these are safe assumptions, though we await a full reveal to see the extent of his self-inflicted damage fully.

Hordak Gets His Horde! Toy Aisle Custom × mkultra's "Horde Demon" Figures!

While Hordak and his Evil Horde might've been more closely associated with She-Ra than He-Man, they still were some of my favorite Masters of the Universe villains. But, aside from his robotic Horde Troopers, one always had to wonder what legions of soldiers Hordeworld produced… Well, wonder no more! MOTU focused artists Toy Aisle Customs and mkultra have collaborated on some horrid beasts known as "Horde Demons." As their fiction backstory for the creatures goes:
Created long ago by Hordak in his lab, Horde Demons are now numerous among the Horde's ranks. Hordak made them in his image to be chaos spreaders in battle, in which they revel. Unbeknownst to all except Shadow Weaver and Hordak himself, these demons are also used to spy and report on other Horde members.
Standing 3½-inches tall, these original sculpt beasts have been cast in resin and hand-painted by the artists. Limited to 5 numbered copies, we can't imagine these $40 apiece works will be available for long, so make sure you contact mkultra through his Facebook account to secure one of these wonderfully nasty critters.

Move over Batman! Fools Paradise's "Joker K.Bat at Coin Rides Game #4" Coming Soon!