Ian, Dov, and Janky presenting the DKE Toys Booth #DKECON Designer Con 2020. Photo: Janky Toys.
Ian, Dov, and Janky presenting the DKE Toys Booth #DKECON Designer Con 2020
Photo: Janky Toys

Hello Press and Friends,

DKE Toys Presents #DKECON - SDCC Edition

July 23-25, 2021
A virtual event!

DKE Toys is pleased to announce San Diego Comic Con 2021, a virtual event, July 23-25. The DKE Toys booth will be set up in the DKE warehouse and available to all via a live continuous Zoom webinar style meeting Friday 12pm-8pm, Saturday and Sunday 10am-7pm PT. All convention releases will be available simultaneously in our online store.

Zoom link https://tinyurl.com/5vrvsk6v
Store link https://dketoys.com/store
More and updated information https://dketoys.com/dkecon
Check out all the releases on Instagram @dketoys

The online store will go live with all of the new SDCC editions at 12pm PT Friday July 23rd and will remain open for the duration of the show. All exclusive products will be limited to one per person per item on Friday. Starting Saturday at 10am customers will be able to purchase two or more based on availability. All attempts will be made to combine multiple purchases and refund excess shipping.

With each qualifying purchase and while supplies last customers will receive a "fine" silk-screened Killer Bootlegs tote bag designed for DKE by Killer Bootlegs himself, Peter Goral, and featuring art by Luke Yates. Edition limited to 1000.

Check the link dketoys.com/dkecon for the completed schedule. SDCC 2021 brings Dov a co-host! Dov will be joined by Scott Cherry also known as Barbarian Rage. Programming will include surprise releases, artist interviews, artist studio tours, giveaways, surprise guests, contests and more! Plus all your favorite DKE segments including: You're Very Special with Dollar $lice Bootlegs, Chicken Burger Disco and Killing Time with Barbarian Rage.

We will also have one of a kind back stock items, DKE warehouse tour, show-and-tell with Dov. Tune in and ask Dov anything! Chat with Dov and staff about toy making, art, food, parenting tips, collecting, politics, and more. In quiet moments watch Dov and staff pull and pack your order LIVE!

DKE will have 40 exclusive releases! (Artist list below.) In addition we have two mini art shows. Ghoul of Gabba's A Few Ghoul Men, a series of true patriots show featuring 30 hand painted card backs. And, The Next 29 Art Show by Dustin Benzing. The Blockwatch Captain Dustin Benzing has come up with 29 hand carved and painted wood block style sculptures.

Email announcements will follow over the next week.

Behind the scenes and "making of" images are always at our Flickr with additional folders for all previous shows and releases. https://www.flickr.com/photos/dketoys/albums/72157719511029975

All #DKECON interviews are posted on the new DKE TOYS TV YouTube Channel. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-gcuhgCDKnmi55V7B1gSAg/videos

Dov Kelemer is available for interviews. We are also happy to facilitate getting you in touch with any artists for interviews as well. Thanks in advance for your coverage and support!

Free Killer Bootlegs Phantom Starkiller tote bag with purchase! (front pictured)
Free Killer Bootlegs Phantom Starkiller tote bag with purchase!

Featured Artists for SDCC 2021 include (link goes to artist's Instagram):

SDCC archived interviews on YouTube

Who will Dov interview during SDCC 2021?
Check out the SDCC archived interviews on YouTube #DKEToysTV


#DKECON 2021 Temp Schedule

All times are PST (Los Angeles Time)

Zoom link https://tinyurl.com/5vrvsk6v
Store link https://dketoys.com/store
Updated schedule and all information https://dketoys.com/dkecon

Friday July 23, 2021
12:00pm SDCC – #DKECON store opens
12:00pm SDCC – #DKECON Zoom begins
1:00pm Surprise Releases announced
2:00pm Artist Interview: Luke Chueh
3:00pm You''re Very Special with Dollar $lice Bootlegs
3:15pm Killing Time with Barbarian Rage
4:00pm Artist Interview: Ghoul Of Gabba
5:00pm Artist Interview: SkipBroToys
5:45pm Chicken Burger Disco
6:00pm Artist Interview: Manny X Romero
6:45pm All-Star Death Star Show
7:30pm Daily Giveaway with Barbarian Rage
8:00pm SDCC – #DKECON Zoom end (store remains open)


Saturday July 24, 2021
10:00am SDCC – #DKECON Zoom begins
11:00am Surprise Releases announced
12:00pm Artist Interview: Janky Toys
1:00pm Artist Interview: Dogman Toys
1:45pm Chicken Burger Disco
2:00pm Artist Interview: Credenda Studios
3:00pm You''re Very Special with Dollar $lice Bootlegs
3:15pm Killing Time with Barbarian Rage
4:45pm All-Star Death Star Show
5:00pm Artist Interview: Fatoh / Kidding Toy
6:30pm Daily Giveaway with Barbarian Rage
7:00pm SDCC #DKECON Zoom ends (store remains open)


Sunday July 25, 2021
10:00am SDCC – #DKECON Zoom begins
11:00am Surprise Releases announced
12:00pm Artist Interview: Timebandits
1:00pm Artist Interview: Falcontoys
1:45pm Chicken Burger Disco
2:00pm Artist Interview: Random Skull
3:00pm You''re Very Special with Dollar $lice Bootlegs
3:15pm Killing Time with Barbarian Rage
4:00pm Artist Interview: Forces of Dorkness
4:45pm All-Star Death Star Show
5:00pm Artist Interview: Jay O'Leary
6:30pm Daily Giveaway with Barbarian Rage
7:00pm SDCC – #DKECON Zoom ends (store remains open)

*Everything subject to change


Exciting booth action from DKECON 2021 - photo by Janky Toys
Exciting booth action from DKECON 2021 - photo by Janky Toys

Thanks as always. Love is love. Wash your hands. See you soon.

Previous DKECON Events:

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