Awesome Toy’s “Astro Baron” Mini…

Awesome Toy‘s Fake Baron returns for a special Astro Boy-themed release Size: 3.25″ Articulation: 1 point (waist) Edition size: TBC Price: $25 plus shipping Awesome Toy’s Fake Baron Mini comes cast in a flesh soft vinyl, coming with a masked black, green and white paint app inspired by Astro Boy Comes packed with header artContinue reading “Awesome Toy’s “Astro Baron” Mini…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The “Lost Kaws” one-off custom from Plaseebo…

Bob Conge aka Plaseebo kindly shares details of his latest custom release, the rather aptly titled Lost Kaws! A one-of-a-kind mash-up of Kaws‘ “Astroboy” vinyl figure with a hand cast resin Plaseebo skull, the figure has been treated to additional “bone” sculpting, coming complete with simple white and black sprays that leave the original figure’sContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The “Lost Kaws” one-off custom from Plaseebo…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The Disney Marx inspired “Blacklight Yellow” Astronocchio from David Bondi…

“This is the story of Astronocchio  –  The real boy who wanted to be a robot… He sought the wisdom of Krishna, Buddha, and the God of Abraham. They told him to forsake all desire to see the truth. It was revealed: suffering and happiness, love and hate, compassion and cruelty, all manifesting at once in the great catostrophicContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The Disney Marx inspired “Blacklight Yellow” Astronocchio from David Bondi…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Dave Bondi’s Astronocchio resin figure at SDCC…

“This is the story of Astronocchio  –  The real boy who wanted to be a robot… He sought the wisdom of Krishna, Buddha, and the God of Abraham. They told him to forsake all desire to see the truth. It was revealed: suffering and happiness, love and hate, compassion and cruelty, all manifesting at once in the great catostrophicContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Dave Bondi’s Astronocchio resin figure at SDCC…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The Scum Hunter 3 sofubi from Star Case…

Star Case have revealed that their Boba Fett inspired Star Convoy sofubi, Scum Hunter, will be returning for a third edition later this month! Whilst we’re still having trouble working out exactly what the release will entail, it appears the figure will be offered up in a similar garage-kit fashion as most SC figures eventually see, comingContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The Scum Hunter 3 sofubi from Star Case…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The KAWS Astroboy Companion…

We very rarely feature KAWS‘ work here on M-E-T, but upon seeing the press for his latest figure, we simply couldn’t resist… An ingenious take on one of our all-time favourite cartoon characters, Tezuka’s Astroboy, the Companion figure was originally created as a micro-run a while back (one of THE mecha KAWS pieces!) which is nowContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The KAWS Astroboy Companion…”