We’re still cleaning up our stockroom! Today we found pins — lots of pins that we thought you might like to see. This first photo has some of the rarest.
Here's the story on them:
We know you've enjoyed seeing the custom Spy Vs. Spy toys over the last few weeks. Of course, we think they're absolutely amazing — so amazing, in fact, that we've featured all of them on a commemorative two-sided poster in our current issue, MAD #511! Go get a nice, crisp copy, 'cause this sucker is suitable for framing!
We’ve been celebrating the 50th anniversary of Spy vs. Spy pretty hard the last few weeks! In fact, some would even say we’ve been celebrating TOO hard. And to those people we say, “Poppycock!” In fact, we’re continuing the unrelenting parade of joy with ANOTHER amazing Spy design! Just take a look at today’s outstanding custom figure from Simon Doonan! Amazing!
We know what you’re thinking: “I’ll never make it through this boring, endless week!” Well that’s just crazy talk, friend! Why don’t you pep up and take a look at this amazing custom Spy design, celebrating the Spies’ 50th anniversary! Today’s polka-dotted piece of perfection is courtesy of the Japanese designer toy company, Presspop! Feel better? Yeah you do! Try not to be such a downer next time.
If you’ve been checking The Idiotical on a regular basis, there are a few things that you really should be aware of by now. 1) It’s the 50th anniversary of Spy vs. Spy! 2) We’re celebrating this amazing milestone with a bunch of fantastic custom Spy toys, done by a slew of embarrassingly-talented artists. 3) You’re looking at one of those fantastic custom toys right now! 4) Numbered lists tend to run out of steam after three entries. Today’s design is from the incredible Bubi Au Yeung — extraordinary!
You didn’t think we’d end the week without showing off another awesome Spy design, did you? You did?!? Oh...we’re sorry. Shhh...it’s okay. There, there — no more tears. Anyhoo, today we’re celebrating the 50th anniversary of Spy vs. Spy with this wicked little number by George Gaspar of October Toys, entitled “Bob the Devil”! Heavenly! And be sure to check back on Monday for another outstanding custom figure!
This year, Spy vs. Spy turns 50! And that means only one thing — junk mail from AARP! Well, that, and an amazing collection of custom Spy figures to celebrate the milestone! Today, we’re spotlighting the work of Mark Marek, animator extraordinaire for MAD on Cartoon Network! Be sure to check back often to see even more incredible designs!
Do you know what’s even better than a weekend? Starting your week with a brand new custom Spy figure, of course! Today we’re spotlighting the amazing work of Tom Otterness! His strikingly-awesome design, entitled “Yin vs. Yang” was created with enamel paint on cast resin! And yes, it’s heavy! Check back throughout the week to see more brilliance from other talented artists!
Happy Friday! And as if that weren’t enough cause for joy, we’re also continuing our celebration of Spy vs. Spy’s 50th anniversary with another stupidly-great custom figure! Today, we’re shining the oh-so-bright spotlight on Madman creator Michael Allred, and his fantastic Madman-inspired design!
It’s the 50th Anniversary of Spy vs. Spy — and each weekday we’re honoring Antonio Prohias with a different custom Spy figure from a different spectacular artist! And today, we’re featuring Mr. Shane Jessup’s terrific design, which — are you ready for this — is an ACTUAL TROPHY, “honoring 50 years of service”! Wrap your head around THAT!