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The Big Bad NYCC Rundown 2012 – FINAL UPDATE Oct 11

Thursday, September 13th, 2012

New York Comic Con 2012 is about a month away. This year features some changes again for New York Comic Con. As the original Cultyard has expanded and given us more offerings from the previous years! It is now been re-invented as The Block! As we have in prior years, we will provide you with the most extensive guide to signings and releases in The Block. Bookmark the blog entry for the most up to date information. Print it out as a handy guide so you don’t miss out! New for this year, we’ve added an artist appearance list (at the end of the events section), so you can see any of your favorite artists will be attending NYCC. And remember, New York Comic Con is now 3 1/2 days, starts this Thursday night at 4pm!

In alphabetical order:

Alpha Godz Entertainment – Booth 3311

Releases
Zemis Resins
Custom Titanium Robots

Argonauts Resins – Booth 2479

Releases
Cleopatra 8″ Tuttz – ltd 1, $250
Adam Pratt 8″ Tuttz Custom – $300
NYCC Jellybot
Tuttz in Berlin Print – ltd 50, $12
TRE Tuttz Minis
Halloween Tuttz Shirts – $25
Carbon-Fibre Media ‘Ghost in a Bot’ O’Bot
Sno Cat minis

Art Whino – Booth 3203

Releases
J*RYU Exclusive Baby Sapling (Sunday 2pm)

Signings
Friday 10/12
1PM: Kelly Denato
2PM: Lou Pimentel
3PM: Ekundayo
4PM: kaNO
5PM: Angrywoebots

Saturday 10/13
12PM: Adrian Viajero Roman
1PM: Jeremiah Ketner
2PM: J*RYU
3PM: Josh Taylor

Big Kev’s Geek Stuff – Booth 3261

Releases
OMFG Stealth Edition NYCC Only – $10
Ume Toys NYCC Dee-Dee – Limited to 5, $25
Jurassic Tuttz Minis

Signings
Friday 10/12
10am – 2pm – Ume Toys

Saturday 10/13
10am – 2pm – Ume Toys
2 – 4pm – Eric Nocella

Sunday 10/14
10am – 2pm – Ume Toys
2 – 4pm – Eric Nocella

Clutter Magazine – Booth 3004

Releases
Ron English Pink Fat Tony – Ltd to 100, 50 available in booth, $100
Brutherford x Clutter ‘Dork Knight’ Ice Cream Man 8″ – ltd to 30, $110

Signings
Friday 10/12
10am – 12pm – Sekure D
12pm – Ron English
4 – 7pm – Brutherford

Saturday 10/13
12 – 5pm – Brutherford

Dudebox – Booth 2915

Releases
Andreas Krapf “Eugence McGeekson” – ltd to 300 pieces
Attaboy “Punchy The Clown” – ltd to 300 pieces
Conzo “Taps Aff!” – ltd to 300 pieces
Pete Fowler’s ‘Dai Ocean’ – ltd to 300 pieces, $25
Pete Fowler’s ‘Owen Fiend’ – ltd to 300 pieces
Tristan Eaton ‘Fib Fairy’
Richard Bucchioni “Franken” – ltd to 300 pieces
Ron English “King Monster”

Signings
Friday 10/12
4 – 5pm – Ron English

Saturday 10/13
11am – 12pm – Pete Fowler
2 – 3pm – Ron English
4 – 5pm – Pete Fowler

Sunday 10/14
11am – 12pm – Pete Fowler
3 – 4pm – Pete Fowler

ESC Toys – Booth 3015

Releases
Chap-Lynn Ringleader – ltd to 18
Soopa Maria 3 years later – ltd to 8
Aldara x Sama Ghoul
Aldara x Sama Purple Oozer
Papa Sama Medi Guard – ltd to 8
2 Tails – ltd to 10
Uncharted Japan Drake – ltd to 3
Uncharted Shadow Drake – ltd to 15
Kissaki Cold As Ice – ltd to 6
Kissaki Purple Lust – ltd to 6
Swordsman x Kami
Spiker x Kami
Lurker x Kami
Styler x Kami
Lucky x Kami
Chelly x Zora Kage
Chelly x Zora Blood Bath
Medusa Dusted – ltd to 6
Yeti Vill
Signings
Thursday 10/11
12 – 3pm Erick Scarecrow

Friday 10/12
11am – 1pm – Erick Scarecrow
2 – 3pm – matt Walker / Monster Kolor

Saturday 10/13
12 – 3pm – Erick Scarecrow

Sunday 10/14
12 – 3pm – Erick Scarecrow
Kidrobot – Booth 2909

Releases
All Days
RSIN 3″ Agent K dunny – $15

Friday 10/12
Silver King 8inch Dunny – 300 pieces, $50 (limited release starting Friday 10/12 at Kidrobot NY)
Buffmonster Handpainted Mini Figures only during his signing at 11am

Signings
Friday 10/12

11am – 12pm – Buff Monster, L’amour Supreme (Mishka), David Healey (Healeymade)
12 – 2pm – RSIN

Saturday 10/13

1 – 2pm – MR DEN
2 – 3pm – SUCKLORD
3 – 4pm – MAD
5 – 6pm – Chuckboy

Sunday 10/14

1 – 2pm – Jason Freeny
2 – 3pm – Sekure D

Lulubell/Velocitron – Booth 3108

Releases
Dryhead Keychains by Restore
Mutant Vinyl Hardcore X Skinner figure
Two guys by Frenzy
Releases from Sunguts, Uraname, Tsuyako and Buyobuyo
Kaiju and Sofubi Booth
DSKIone x Blurble’s “Gusto (Purple Hazey)” Customs – $60

Mimoco – Booth 3111
Uglydoll Mimobots Debut

Mishka NYC – Booth 3011

Releases
L’amour Supreme Ghost Cave NYCC edition
L’amour Supreme x Mishka x Blackbook Toys ‘Keep Watch Piggy Bank’ Blackout Edition
L’amour Supreme x Healeymade x Mishka ‘Cave Guard Red’
Mishka x Cure Toys ‘Hellbox’
Mishka x Adfunture mixed part bootlegs
Buffmonster x Mishka NYCC T-shirt

MonsterPants – Booth 3116

Releases
Sea-Borgs Gold Edition – ltd to 20, $35
Various Sea-Borgs Figures – $25

myplasticheart – Booth 3313

Releases
Andrew Bell Albino Glop Edition – $100
Brent Nolasco ‘The Cast of Shadows’ Sculpture – ltd to 3, $245
Brent Nolasco ‘The Rise of the Fallen’ Sculpture – ltd to 3, $195
Brent Nolasco Super7 customs – $80
Bruce Lee Temple of Kung Fu Release
Brutherford Ice Cream Man Green Tea, Red Bean, Sesame – 50 Sets, $52 for set, $20 each.
Doktor A Chester Runcorn Gin & Tonic Edition (Pre-release) – $64.99
Ferg x Chris Ryniak Misfortune Cat 4″ Ivory Edition – 100 pieces
Healeymade Exclusive Natives Black Collar Edition – $65
Healeymade Exclusive Hex and Duece Nelson – $20 each
J*RYU MPH Exclusive Baby Sapling (Friday 1pm)
Jeff Lamm Prototype Greasebat – $85
Kelly Denato Android Series 3 APs with prints and sculpts (during signing Sat 2pm) – ltd to 20, $75
Lou Pimentel x mphlabs Junior “Ghost Blossom” – $35
Mike Egan ‘Red Skull Bones’ – ltd to 25, $55
Paul Shih MPH Exclusive Bevil – ltd to 8, $60
Shawnimals Mini Pork-o-Lantern – $12
Shawnimals Zombie Takeout – ltd to 50 each, $20 each
Wheelbarrow ty_pos customs

Signings/Events
All Days (10/11 – 10/14)
Dunk Funks Tank

Friday 10/12
12 – 1pm – Brutherford
1 – 2pm – Jeremiah Ketner & J*RYU
2 – 3pm – kaNO
3 – 4pm – MAD!
4 – 5pm – Chris Ryniak

Saturday 10/13
12 – 1pm – Brent Nolasco
1 – 2pm – Shawn Smith
2 – 3pm – Andrew Bell & Kelly Denato
3 – 4pm – Lou Pimentel
4 – 5pm – Doktor A

Onell Design – Booth 3216

Releases
Infernicus, Dark Champion of the Elemental Flame – ltd to 6, $60
Peter Kato Ninja Robo – $20
Uamou customs
Uamou x Realxhead ‘Real Uamou’

Thursday 10/11
3 – 6PM Releasing limited quantities of Cannibal F*ck Face ($85), Rottweiler Herpes ($85) and Altar Beast ($45)

Friday 10/12
3pm – Sucklord Bootleg Figures
4 – 7PM Releasing Mini GreaseBat, Heksen, Kusogon, Cannibal F*ck Face ($85), Rottweiler Herpes ($85) and Altar Beast ($45)
4 – 7PM OMFG Stealth Edition NYCC Only ($10), Spankystokes OMFG custom painted Strolls

Saturday 10/13
4 – 7PM All Releases

RAWRS – Booth 3115

Releases
Bitsumo XL
Pandit

Sidekick Labs / Art Hustle – Booth 3117

Releases
Buff Monster Melty Misfits exclusive card
Japanese Melty Misfits Cards Debut

Friday 10/13
3pm – Sucklord Bootleg Figures

Saturday 10/14

Sunday 10/15

Releases

Friday 10/13
2pm – Buffmonster
3pm – Sucklord

Saturday 10/14
2pm – Buffmonster
3pm – Weird Luke
4pm – Sucklord

Sunday 10/15
2pm – Buffmonster

Spoke Art Gallery – Booth 3220

Releases
NYCC Wes Andersen Bad Dads prints
Various Prints

Signings
TBA

Super7 – Booth 3009

Releases
Mongolion “Cosmos” Exclusive – $65
Taoking “Meltdown” Exclusive – $95

Tara McPherson / Cotton Candy Machine – Booth 2903

Tenacious Toys – Booth 3121

Releases
Furry Feline Creatives Black Candycat Plush – 10 pieces
J*RYU Tenacious Toys Exclusive Baby Sapling – ltd to 25, $50 (Saturday 1pm)
Jon-Paul Kaiser Pandaimyo Blue Mini Qee – 300 pieces, $28
Nathan Hamill ‘Strife & Sire’
Rampage Toy Releases
Bad Applez Inc Releases
Ume Toys Dita Resin
VISEone Tube Monsters Zombie Juice, Tomato, Black (Pre-release) – 330 pieces each color
Various customs from artists

Signings
Friday 10/12
1pm – Jacobs JAMS
2pm – VISEone
3pm – Nathan Hamill

Saturday 10/13
11am – Jason Freeny
1pm – Jon-Paul Kaiser & J*RYU
2pm – Carson Catlin
3pm – Ume Toys
4pm – JC Rivera

Sunday 10/14
2pm – Jason Freeny

ThreeA Toys – Booth 3105

Releases
EMGY Mighty Square NYCC – $155
T-Shirt and Container – $30

Tokidoki – Booth 2905

Releases
Greyscale Royal Pride Blindboxes
NYCC Limited Edition Totes
Silver edition Porcino and Truffle
Muddy Porcino

Signings
Limit of 60 tickets for signing for Saturday and Sunday

Saturday 10/13
1 – 3pm

Sunday 10/14
12 – 2pm

Toy Tokyo – Booth 3303

Releases
MC SUPERSIZED CHINA – Ron English – 60 pcs
KIRK VON HAMMETT – Kirk Hammett
MEDICINE MAN ANATOMY CAPSULE – Jason Freeny
TEMPLE OF DARKNESS SORCERESS – Mattel MOTU, $22
GEMINI & ORBITRON OUTER SPACE MEN – Four Horsemen
KAWAKO, FRIGHT BITE & TURTLE TETSUJIN YEAR 1 EDITIONS – Peter Kato
HARLEY QUINN PULLIP – Jun Planning
JACK & SALLY GID TT WINTER WONDERLAND – Funko POP
HARLEY QUINN IPHONE COVER – Chara

Signings
Friday 10/12
12pm – Joe Simko
1pm – Jason Freeny
2pm – Ron English
4:30pm – The Four Horsemen

Saturday 10/13
1pm – Kirk Hammett
4pm – Pushead

Zerofriends – Booth 3003

Releases

Other
Richard Page NYCC Star Wars ‘Run R2′ print

NYCC Events

Wednesday 10/10

Toy Tokyo
Masters of the Universe 30th Anniversary Art Show
Opening reception 5-9pm. Show runs through October 24th

Releases
Temple of Darkness Sorceress Figure (pre-NYCC-release)- $22

Thursday 10/11

Fresthetic
kaNO solo show
552 Grand Street
Brooklyn, NY
Opens at 7pm

KidRobot
Art Wars: A New Hope, Intergalactic Art Show
Opening Reception 6 – 10pm

Yoyamart
Jon-Paul Kaiser x Toy2R x Yoyamart
Star Wars A New Hope Custom Qee Show

Friday 10/12

myplasticheartNYC
Doktor A
Opening Reception 7 – 10pm

Cotton Candy Machine
Camilla d’Errico and Brandi Milne
Opening Reception 7 – 11pm

Kidrobot X Anniversary Party
Starts 7 – 11pm (PRIVATE)

Saturday 10/13
Designer Toy Awards hosted by The Sucklord
Providence NYC
311 West 57th Street
(between 8th & 9th Avenues)
New York, NY
Opens at 8pm – First 50 will receive a goodie bag.

Releases
Mikie Graham Jumping Brain Customs – ltd to 5, $45
Okedoki ‘Night Dreamer’ Benny – ltd to 28, only 3 available, $350
Bigfoot Fujisan “Mossy Orangutan” – ltd to 1, $400
Mark Nagata “King Kong Eyezon” – ltd to 1, $300
Monsterpants Sea-Borg Queen Universe – ltd to 15, $35
Paul Shih Metallic Silver Pandara – ltd to 5, only 3 available, $55
Jeff Lamm Remix Greasebat – ltd to 7, $82.50
RESTORE ‘Debris Japan Sol Edition – ltd to 10, $110
Artmymind’s Hellhound Resin Bloody Night – $65
Artmymind’s Hellhound Resin Clear Coral – $49
Artmymind’s Hellhound Resin Mystery Colorway – $
Hollowshells Yowls Figure – ltd to 10, $60

My Little Pony Project Show 2012
The Eventi Hotel
(Located at 6th Avenue and 29th Street)
835 6th Avenue
New York, NY 10001
Opening at 6pm to 11pm
Sunday from Noon to 5pm
Toy Tokyo

Artists Appearing in ‘The Block’ (in last name alphabetical order)
Angrywoebots
Bruthersford
Chuckboy
Doktor A
Camilla d’errico – Artist Alley Booth B7
Kelly Denato
Ekundayo
Ron English
Pete Fowler
Jason Freeny
J*RYU
Jon-Paul Kaiser
Jeremiah Ketner
Simone Legno (Tokidoki)
kaNO
MAD!
Tara McPherson
Brent Nolasco
Lou Pimentel
Adrian Viajero Roman
RSIN
Chris Ryniak
Erick Scarecrow
Shawn Smith
Sucklord
L’amour Supreme
Josh Taylor




DayLife :: Orchard St :: June 3

Thursday, May 31st, 2012

This Sunday, June 3, from 12 – 5pm, Orchard St. in the LES will be turned into an “urban backyard” for DayLife. The event will transform three blocks in this one-day event into a concentrated experience of art, food, music and entertainment. DayLife highlights some of the businesses that create the atmosphere in the Lower East Side. Presented by the LES Business Improvement District, the event will showcase the vibrancy of this area with a backyard BBQ spin – featuring Astroturf, picnic tables, ping pong tables and skateboarding to add to the outdoor fun.

Check out the event website for more info.

This is all going down just a quick walk from mph, so make a day of it!

 




Scribe’s “Intrinsic Value” Reception Recap

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012

Thanks to everyone who came out to the opening reception of Scribe’s “Intrinsic Value”. Check out more photos from the night on our Flickr page. Several of the pieces sold on the night, so if you’re interested in the remaining work, head over to the mph online store to check out the remainder of the show available.




Your Perfect NYC Weekend

Friday, May 18th, 2012

Okay, so I know you’re probably coming into NY to see the Scribe show at myplasticheart. So, I want to make sure you are ready to have one of the best weekends ever. I got you covered.

Arrive Friday at 3pm. After fighting the NY traffic, yelling the entire way and calling people profanities you didn’t know existed or riding on that uncomfortable bus that smells of urine, you’re probably ready for some fun. So, why not relax and head to Turntable Lab at 120 E. 7th St. to get your record fix? And if this still didn’t satisfy your needs… check out A-1 records at 439 E 6th St
(between Avenue A & 1st Ave).

I don’t know about you but record shopping makes me work up a wicked appetite, so after some shopping, cruise to Katz’s Deli at 205 East Houston Street and partake in a giant pastrami monstrosity. YUM. (And if you are a veggie, grab a grilled cheese, pickle and a cookie… knockout combo to power you around NYC!)

After all of that pastrami, catch a quick cat nap in some Starbuck’s bathroom before heading to myplasticheart for the opening of Intrinsic Value, where you are guaranteed to have a great time and be in the presence of one of the most talented graffiti artists ever, the one, the only, Scribe. 6-9pm. Don’t miss it.

(this part could get a bit hazy, but don’t worry)

Saturday you might wake up in a fog, confused at what debauchery you got into after feeling so hyped from the Scribe show, so why not take it easy… cruise to a sweet brunch spot and then after your stomach is full and your head less cloudy, grab an eyeful at the Woodward Gallery at 133 Eldridge Street, featuring a show from my friend and all-around awesome dude Kenji Nakayama. His stencil work will make you double take in awe. And while you’re there, don’t miss Darkcloud’s show in the other room. After that, head back over to mph and pick up that toy you wanted to buy last night at the opening that you’re regretting you didn’t.

Not sure what to do on Saturday night? Well, you’re in luck because Doze Green’s show opens at the Jonathan Levine Gallery! Dang you’re one lucky so and so!

Have fun!




Art Show Roundup

Thursday, May 17th, 2012

South Africa’s online designer vinyl toy store, Vinyl Destination has partnered with Exposure Gallery to hold their first custom toy show, Dreams in Focus, featuring local as well as international artists. Each artists will be customizing a 4″ toy and a lomo camera. All customs will be available to a worldwide audience when they go on sale in a 30 day online auction.The show will be held in July at Exposure Gallery in Cape Town.

The lineup:

South African
Kronk
The Given
Samantha Breakspear
MiniKiki
BrentBlack

International
64 Colors
Lunartik
Cris Rose
Lunabee
VISEone

Barry McGee is showing work at PRISM gallery in West Hollywood, CA until June 30. This is definitely a show to check out from, in my opinion and a lot of others, one of the greatest artists around. And here’s a video of Barry McGee and Phil Frost taking over PRISM in 2009 for mindthegap.

artMRKT will be taking place in San Francisco from the 17-20 (this weekend). The art fair will features 70 galleries from around the globe as well as locals from the Bay Area.

Here’s a video from last year’s artMRKT to give you a taste:

 

KAWS’s solo show The Nature of Need opened on May 15 in Hong Kong at Galerie Perrotin, featuring several large-scale vertical plank canvases as well as other works. Show runs until June 30.

San Diego’s Double Break will host an opening reception for Digging a Hole, with works by Michael Krueger and Travis Millard on May 18.

And of course if you don’t find yourself on the west coast tomorrow night (May 18) Scribe’s solo show, Intrinsic Value, will be opening at myplasticheart from 6-9pm. Show runs until June 17. This show promises to be killer and Scribe will be in attendance. See you there!