Tuesday, April 10, 2007

Upper Playground x Ningyoushi x Andy Jenkings Vinyl Figure

Upper playground is pleased to present Lettus Bee a new vinyl figure produced by toy manufacturer Ningyoushi. The vinyl figure is designed by multitalented artist Andy Jenkings and will be released this March. Lettus Bee replicates the hero of the Wrench Pilot comic series, which ran in Transworld Skatebording Magazine from 1989-1991. The figure is shown in a face plant with his skateboard dangling mid-air above his feet.The Lettus Bee retails for about 100$

For those of you that are not familiar with Andy Jenkings he is a writer, publisher, graphic artist and art director based in California. He started out his career in 1984 as an editor for popular skateboarding publications, later founded Dirt magazine with Spike Jonze. He later opted out to work full-time as the art director for Girl Skateboards . Currently, he is running his own publishing company BendPress

Ningyoushi is an online toy store with brick and mortar under the name Double Punch which features the latest collectibles in designer and Japanese toys.

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