LeeeeeeToy’s Earthly sofubi debut…

Following months of super-strange teasers and reveals, the guys behind new HK-based sofubi producer Leeeeee Toy are proud to announce that their debut figure “Earthly” will finally see its first release later this week! A surreal blend of 80’s/90’s kids classics including Cabbage Patch Dolls, Gloworm and even the eco-conscious Captain Planet, the crazy-looking Earth-headedContinue reading “LeeeeeeToy’s Earthly sofubi debut…”

Mondo’s 2016 Madballs: Series 1…

Originally unveiled in prototype form at SDCC ’15, the first round of Mondo‘s officially licensed Madball re-imaginings are now finally up for grabs! Featuring 3 of James Groman’s original characters from 1986 – Slobulus, Horn Head and Skull Face – each have been brought bang up to date by the guys at Ramirez Studios, coming in at aContinue reading “Mondo’s 2016 Madballs: Series 1…”

The “Battle Beasts Battleground” blog…

“あなたの獣アウトドアを取る! Do you remember the great Battles fought during the late 80´s in your own backyard, playground or within an impressive landscape during a holiday trip? Now its time to become that kid again……… Take your Beasts, let them out in the woods, send them out on an expedition in an extreme outdoor environment orContinue reading “The “Battle Beasts Battleground” blog…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Mondo’s Madball revival revealed at SDCC ’15…

Joining Super7 and their epic revival of Masters of the Universe – and of course, M.U.S.C.L.E too – the team over at Mondo took SDCC ’15 as the perfect chance to announce another classic 80’s brand that’ll be making a long awaited comeback this year… James Groman’s Madballs! Whilst details on the project are still scarce at present, it wouldContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Mondo’s Madball revival revealed at SDCC ’15…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Motorbot’s “My Pet Madball” sculpt revealed…

Motorbot is the latest artist to get in on Madballs’ recent resurgence amongst the indie toy community, proudly presenting his latest creation, the the My Pet Madball! Based on an illustration the artist created a couple of years back, the cycloptic beastie has been inspired by the classic 80’s plush “My Pet Monster”, perfectly realised inContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Motorbot’s “My Pet Madball” sculpt revealed…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Spinshine Wave 2 from Brown Noize Productions x Muscle Things…

It’s been a long time in coming, but Brown Noize Productions‘ custom keshi Spinshine has finally returned for a second run! Based on the “Spinning Top Sunshine” M.U.S.C.L.E (#195) figure, the digital resculpt features an awesome Ashuraman inspired 3 headed design, brandishing the Sunshine chest piece, Ashura kanji and Brown Noize logos around the outside. OriginallyContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Spinshine Wave 2 from Brown Noize Productions x Muscle Things…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Muscle Things’ Nitro Ball mini figures coming soon…

The wait is almost over… Muscle Things’ highly anticipated Nitro Ball mini figures will finally be making their debut later this month! Featuring a slew of original designs 3D sculpted by MT’s Alec, the Madball inspired series is set to come cast in a special material almost 4 years in the making- a substance AlecContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Muscle Things’ Nitro Ball mini figures coming soon…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The ‘Darth’ NitroBall from Muscle Things revealed…

With the swathe of GPK customs and B.U.F.F releases recently, we were beginning to wonder if Muscle Things‘ promising NitroBall project would remain on the drawing board… Well fear not! As not only do we have confirmation that the series is still in development, but MT’s Alec has also revealed a second figure- the awesomeContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The ‘Darth’ NitroBall from Muscle Things revealed…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Brown Noize’s “Spinning Head Sunshine” 3D prints available now…

Running into a number of issues with production at the beginning of the year, we thought the small batch of rubber Spinning Head Sunshines produced by Muscle Things would be the last we’d see of the incredible M.U.S.C.L.E homage… well, thanks to the help of Shapeways, Brown Noize are now able to offer the figureContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Brown Noize’s “Spinning Head Sunshine” 3D prints available now…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Warlords of Wor’s ‘Clawbber’ C2E2 debut…

He’s been a long time in coming, but Warlords of Wor‘s follow-up to the mighty Bog-Nar is finally upon us… presenting Clawbber! Kit-bashed and intensely re-sculpted from a number of different vintage action figures by ManOrMonster? Studios‘ Brandon Michael Barker, the beautiful piece has once again been cast in resin with the now standard WoWContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Warlords of Wor’s ‘Clawbber’ C2E2 debut…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Warlord of Wor’s ‘Clawbber’ WIP from ManOrMonster? Studios…

Wasting no time resting on their laurels after the hugely successful MOTUMU debut last month (get the full lowdown here), ManOrMonster? Studios come with their latest Warlord’s of Wor figure, the mighty Clawbber! Originally revealed in a mini-comic teaser way back in December (pictured), the apparent adversary of Bog-Nar has been created using a mixtureContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Warlord of Wor’s ‘Clawbber’ WIP from ManOrMonster? Studios…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The High Octane Nitro Balls from Muscle Things…

For those of you who’ve been anxiously anticipating the B.U.F.F 5-pack restock in the Muscle Things store this week, we’re afraid you guys may be waiting a little longer… as a whole new, even more awesome line of retro-infused toys are prepped for release and ready to take over- the High Octane Nitro Balls! Paying homageContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The High Octane Nitro Balls from Muscle Things…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The NitroBalls from Muscle Things…

Squeezing yet another new toy line into an already hectic casting schedule, Alec over at Muscle Things is proud to announce the arrival of the NitroBalls! Paying homage to the 80’s classic Madballs, and their recent revival as ‘capsule’ water squirters by Giraprendi (pictured right), the 1.5″ balls are due to come in a variety ofContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The NitroBalls from Muscle Things…”

MAN-E-NEWS// SpinningHeadSunshine x SpinShine from Brown Noize Productions x Muscle Things…

After months of agonising waiting, the breathtaking SpinningHeadSunshine x SpinShine M.U.S.C.L.E custom from Brown Noize is finally heading into full production! Hand cast by Alec over at Muscle Things in his superior blend of “black magic” rubber, the 2 part figure will initially be available in a 100% accurate M.U.S.C.L.E flesh tone (check out how closeContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// SpinningHeadSunshine x SpinShine from Brown Noize Productions x Muscle Things…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Spinning Head Sunshine x Spinshine from Brown Noize Productions x Muscle Things…

Following our look at the 3D printouts last month (find out more here), Alec over at Muscle Things has just posted the very first test shot of Brown Noize Production’s highly anticipated Spinning Head Sunshine x Spinshine M.U.S.C.L.E custom! Although not an official reveal (the above shot was taken from the Muscle Things banner), it’s greatContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Spinning Head Sunshine x Spinshine from Brown Noize Productions x Muscle Things…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The “Grim Jim” GPK Cheap Toy custom from Eric Nilla…

After what has seemed like an age since it’s first reveal (find out more here), Eric Nilla‘s incredible “Grim Jim” GPK Cheap Toy custom is finally available for public consumption! Sculpted to fit perfectly amongst the original 80’s mini figures, Grim Jim offers a near perfect representation of the original trading card design, featuring theContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The “Grim Jim” GPK Cheap Toy custom from Eric Nilla…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Warlord of Wor “Bog-Nar” available for pre-order today…

Following the first official production reveal of Warlords of Wor‘s “Bog-Nar” last week (find out more here), ManOrMonster? Studios are proud to announce that the incredible action figure will finally be available to pre-order today! Coming with a staggering tally of 11 separate interchangeable parts (plus accessories), the hand cast and painted MOTU styled figureContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Warlord of Wor “Bog-Nar” available for pre-order today…”

MAN-E-NEWS// ManOrMonster? Studios’ Warlords of Wor “Bog-Nar” revealed…

Previously posted here as an early proto, ManOrMonster? Studios are proud to present the first production reveal of their debut Warlords of Wor figure, Bog-Nar! A MOTU lovers wet dream, the incredible action figure comes with a staggering 11 fully articulated and interchangeable parts, each connected by a series of varying strength neo-magnets. Due toContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// ManOrMonster? Studios’ Warlords of Wor “Bog-Nar” revealed…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The SHS Spinshine 3D proto from Brown Noize Productions…

Following our massive reveal of the Spinning Head Sunshine a couple of week back, Sanjeev over at Brown Noize Productions has revealed the 3D print out for the figure’s first component, entitled Spinshine! Based on the “Spinning Top Sunshine” M.U.S.C.L.E (#195) figure, the design features the same cubed spinning top with all-new head designs; Human, RobotContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The SHS Spinshine 3D proto from Brown Noize Productions…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Warlords of Wor’s “Bog-Nar” from ManOrMonster…

We previously revealed the first prototype from ManOrMonster‘s MOTU inspired Warlord’s of Wor here last week, and whilst the rough casting only gave us a small insight into the direction of the project, the newly revealed concept sketch pictured above helps shed a little more light… Entitled “Bog-Nar” the Mutant Muck Menace, the slimey greenContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Warlords of Wor’s “Bog-Nar” from ManOrMonster…”