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NYCC 2011 Recap

October 17th, 2011

Cobra Commanders, Boba Fett, Transformers, exclusive releases and signings by some of your favorite artists – What do these all have in common?! The power of NYCC! myplasticheart had an awesome time in The Cultyard this year, dishing up vinyl art, plush and prints, including exclusives and pre-releases by Mad, kaNO, Ryan the Wheelbarrow, Matt Siren and more! Many of the pieces we had at NYCC have sold out, like “Guilty as Charged” Pork Dumpling, but here is the list of remaining pieces (while supplies last!):

1.5″ text_r series labbits
Sketchbot : Red Version
Ghost Girl : Glow
Koguma : Kazuhiro
Jeremiah Ketner’s Urchin Print
Mork : Prisoner 816
Dragon King (pre-order)
3.5″ DIY Teddy Troops
Humphrey Mooncalf : The Entertainer
Yoka 2.5″ : Veil Chrome
Yoka 2.5″ : Taiwan Series
MyPlasticHearted BadBad
5″ Qee : Captain Sturnbrau
5″ Qee : First Mate
5″ Qee : The Forgotten

The con went quickly but we managed to snap some shots to savor the fun! Thanks to all of the artists and to everyone who came out and visited our booth!

Brent Nolasco

Matt Siren incognito

kaNO

Mad

The finished product!

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NYCC EXCLUSIVE : MyPlasticHearted BadBad

October 13th, 2011

This NYCC Exclusive FluffyFriend by Jordan Owen and Pock-it Palz invites you to open your heart to the the only plush toy that lets you serve up bite after loving bite. You might think just because BadBad loves to chomp everything he has no heart. Well, it’s time to show the world just how big (and plastic) BadBad’s heart really is!

These are super limited to only 10 pieces – so you know they won’t stick around for long. Each BadBad comes signed and numbered on his lil’ booty. Jordan will be at the myplasticheart booth #879 on Sunday at 12pm, if you’d like to come say ‘hello!’ BadBad will be available starting on Saturday at the mph booth for $50.

He’s cute, cuddly and ready to CHOMP!

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Bad Luck Club : Eun-Ha Paek

October 12th, 2011
“The Saddest Song in the World”

We talked to artist Eun-Ha Paek about her pieces in the exhibition Bad Luck Club. Here’s what she had to say about her artwork for the show:

“I like the humor that can be found in melancholic situations so I tried to make some drawings about how one might feel faced with bad luck, which brought to mind superstition, melodrama, pessimism and optimism.”

“Unluck my Luck”

“‘The Saddest Song in the World’ is about the melodrama of the dreaded unlucky black cat who is feeling sad because everyone avoids him. The image of a cat playing the piano is kind of a cliche but it struck a chord. ‘Unluck my Luck’ is about superstition and the overwhelming burden of finding meaning in everything.”

“Why Me?”
“Good Luck, Poodle”

“‘Why Me?” and ‘Good Luck, Poodle’ explore how one might respond when the head looses it’s body. The poodle is still quite optimistic. The elephant is so pessimistic he doesn’t even notice that his body is gone. He has always wanted to be a pretty ribbon and wonders why he was born so bulbous and ugly. Or maybe it is the ribbon that is sad because he is not an elephant, it’s hard to tell for sure. These are also watercolor studies for some ceramic sculptures I’m making.”

When asked about the Brooklyn art scene and female presence in it, she said:
“The Brooklyn art scene is great, there are a lot of inspiring artists here! I’m happy to be in a show with my fellow female artists, there are a lot of unofficial boys’ clubs so it’s nice to have a girls’ club every once in a while. Thank you Aya for putting it together!”

You can come into myplasticheart to check out Eun-Ha’s work in Bad Luck Club until October 30th or have a look online at the show!

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NYCC : Glop in a Box – Red Planet Edition

October 11th, 2011

From creature creator Andrew Bell and mphlabs comes the 3rd colorway of 4.5″ resin figure Glop in a Box. The figure is limited to a small run of 8 pieces, which will be available at myplasticheart booth #879 starting Friday (10/14 ) for $100. This time Glop in a Box gets creepy in space…

“They told the public it was excellent engineering, but there was another reason those Mars rovers lasted so long… someone or something was fixing them. The cameras captured glimpses, an eye here, an arm there. A top secret mission was mounted to investigate, samples were acquired and sent back to NASA. Unfortunately as soon as they arrived, the entire project budget was slashed and the boxes of samples sat unattended in a dark closet somewhere in Florida… until today.”

MPH EXCLUSIVE

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NYCC : Humphrey Mooncalf – The Entertainer Edition

October 10th, 2011

The newest colorway of Doktor A and Pobber’s Humphrey Mooncalf will be available at NYCC at the myplasticheart booth #879. In a distinguishing red and black three-legged suit, the “Entertainer” edition of this moon-loving gentleman robot stands 8″ and is limited to 100 pieces at $95 each.

MPH PRE-RELEASE

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