MAN-E-NEWS// The Custom L.U.C.H.A resin mini figures from Topheroy x MannyX…

Teased here a few weeks back, the MannyX x Topheroy custom L.U.C.H.A series has finally touched down in the Customantics store! Featuring all 4 of the original M.U.S.C.L.E custom bootlegs alongside a whole host of other kit-bashed and re-sculpted minis, the figures have been hand cast by Manny in a variety of swirled clear and GID resin tints,Continue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The Custom L.U.C.H.A resin mini figures from Topheroy x MannyX…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The Custom L.U.C.H.A resin mini figures from Topheroy x MannyX…

Fresh from his first L.U.C.H.A release just a couple of weeks back (check them out here), artist MannyX has just revealed that he’s teamed up with fellow customiser Topheroy for a special run of painted one-offs! Featuring all 4 of the original M.U.S.C.L.E custom bootlegs alongside a whole host of other kit-bashed and re-sculpted minis, the figuresContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The Custom L.U.C.H.A resin mini figures from Topheroy x MannyX…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The L.U.C.H.A custom bootleg mini figures from MannyX…

Artist MannyX has just revealed that he’ll be returning to the bootleg mini figure ring with his latest resin series, L.U.C.H.A! Kit-bashed and re-sculpted from a number of M.U.S.C.L.E figures as well an assortment of other classic vintage toys, the motley crew of 4 wrestlers have been rescast by the artist in a keshi-gomu styleContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The L.U.C.H.A custom bootleg mini figures from MannyX…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Custom M.U.S.C.L.E mini figures from Topheroy…

Following the success of his custom S.U.C.K.L.E run a few months back, Kaiju sprayer Topheroy turns his hand to mini figures once more with the reveal of 20 one of a kind M.U.S.C.L.E hand paints! Treated to a wide spectrum of Monster Kolor sprays and brushed detailing, the vintage 2″ PVC figs can currently be found in theContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Custom M.U.S.C.L.E mini figures from Topheroy…”

MAN-E-NEWS// New keshi-style D.O.R.K figures from Motorbot…

Originally released as a flesh-tone resin pack last month, Motorbot has heeded requests by fans by resurrecting the D.O.R.K custom bootleg mini figures in a keshi-style flexible plastic! Kit-bashed from a variety of gaming dice and M.U.S.C.L.E limbs, the figures will be touching down in the Meathead store later on today, available as singles, single colouredContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// New keshi-style D.O.R.K figures from Motorbot…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The B.A.S.T.A.R.D 3 Packs from Triclops x Unbox Industries…

Disappointed about missing out on the last minute mini addition with the recent Bullet Belt release? Then fear not, as Unbox Industries have very kindly unleashed the figure as part of a 3 pack B.A.S.T.A.R.D rerelease! Featuring the original Goober and Big B.A.S.T.A.R.D figures in either purple or custard from the original Triclops x UnboxContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The B.A.S.T.A.R.D 3 Packs from Triclops x Unbox Industries…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Motorbot’s G.R.I.S.T.L.E custom bootleg mini series…

Joining yesterday’s D.O.R.K figures, Motorbot is proud to present his second custom bootleg mini series… G.R.I.S.T.L.E! Consisting of 15 crazy M.U.S.C.L.E kit-bashes, the hilarious batch of miss-matched designs are due to come cast in an authentic flesh-toned resin. Up for grabs via pre-order on the Meathead store right now, Motorbot is offering the figures upContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Motorbot’s G.R.I.S.T.L.E custom bootleg mini series…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The D.O.R.K custom M.U.S.C.L.E series from Motorbot…

Motorbot is the latest artist to through his hat into the custom M.U.S.C.L.E ring as he proudly presents the first of 2 upcoming series he currently has in  the works… D.O.R.K! Inspired by real-world role playing games, the hilarious little guys have been kit-bashed from a variety of different arms, legs and game dice. FeaturingContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The D.O.R.K custom M.U.S.C.L.E series from Motorbot…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Nama Niku’s ‘Top Rope’ Toy Mafia exclusive revealed…

Hitting our inbox a little late to be featured as promised yesterday, we nonetheless bring you the latest exclusive to be revealed for this weekend’s Toy Mafia… Nama Niku‘s debut NNWA custom keshi, Top Rope! Standing at around 1.5″ tall, the figure features a kit-bashed M.U.S.C.L.E body plus an originally sculpted wrestling ring torso with realContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Nama Niku’s ‘Top Rope’ Toy Mafia exclusive revealed…”

MAN-E-NEWS// ‘Rax the Terrible’ custom M.U.S.C.L.E from Killer Bootlegs…

Creator of H.U.S.T.L.E’s Jobba the Hurt, the one and only Killer Bootlegs throws his hat back into the custom M.U.S.C.L.E (wrestling) ring with his latest release… Rax the Terrible! Kit bashed using M.U.S.C.L.E’s iconic ‘baddie’ Terri Bull and the Piranha driver from M.A.S.K, Rax Sly, the figure has been cast in clear resin, coming airbrushedContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// ‘Rax the Terrible’ custom M.U.S.C.L.E from Killer Bootlegs…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Nama-Niku’s ‘Kinkeshi Flesh’ Mekamess auction on LRG…

As mentioned in our Ray Skull coverage last week, Nama Niku is the latest out of the blocks with his H.U.S.T.L.E Wave 1 Artist Proofs, proudly presenting the long awaited ‘Kinkeshi Flesh’ Mekamess! Undeniably one of the most popular designs from the first batch of figures, the MechaGodzilla kit-bash has been cast up in theContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Nama-Niku’s ‘Kinkeshi Flesh’ Mekamess auction on LRG…”

MAN-E-NEWS// ‘Deathmatch’ wip keshi from Nama Niku x Ironmask…

Following the hugely popular ‘Top Rope‘ custom keshi, Nama Niku has teamed up with Jimmy Rommel aka Ironmask for the latest instalment of wrestling ring-headed madness… presenting Deathmatch! Currently undergoing the meticulous kit-bashing Nama Niku has become known for, the figure is set to feature the body of Ironmask’s concrete monster (name unknown) with theContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// ‘Deathmatch’ wip keshi from Nama Niku x Ironmask…”

MAN-E-XCLUSIVE// The “Kinkeshi Flesh” Mekamess Dirty Thieving Bootlegger Proofs from Nama Niku x H.U.S.T.L.E…

Hot off the heels of our recent H.U.S.T.L.E debut, we’re proud to bring you details of the first artist proofs up for grabs, the “Kinkeshi Flesh” Mekamess from Nama Niku! Pictured here alongside the standard M.U.S.C.L.E flesh edition, the piece has been cast in the neon-beige of the original Kinnikuman mini figures by H.U.S.T.L.E creatorContinue reading “MAN-E-XCLUSIVE// The “Kinkeshi Flesh” Mekamess Dirty Thieving Bootlegger Proofs from Nama Niku x H.U.S.T.L.E…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The Imperfecz x Karlos Borloff M.U.S.C.L.E custom bootleg…

Hot off the heals of his success with Mr Lobo and the Lobokeshi at the tail end of last year, Luke over at Imperfecz Toys is proud to reveal that he’s been collaborating with yet another T.V host, Monster Madhouse’s Karlos Borloff, for the release of his latest custom M.U.S.C.L.E bootleg… Resembling the scary lookingContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The Imperfecz x Karlos Borloff M.U.S.C.L.E custom bootleg…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The ‘Ballon Knot Head Guy’ B.U.F.F from Ironoak x Muscle Things…

After a brief hiatus from B.U.F.F whilst working on various collaborative projects, Alec over at Muscle Things is proud to present the latest addition to the clan… the provisionally titled ‘Ballon Knot Head Guy’! Designed by Ironoak and kit-bashed/sculpted by Alec, the awesome little custom M.U.S.C.L.E should be heading into production soon, with some hintsContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The ‘Ballon Knot Head Guy’ B.U.F.F from Ironoak x Muscle Things…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The NNWA Top Rope Namakeshi from Nama-Niku…

Posted as a work-in-progress here last month, Tyler over at Nama-Niku has just revealed the very first production shots of the highly anticipated ‘Top Rope’ Namakeshi… The first figure in the ongoing Nama Niku Wrestling Alliance series, the ingenius kit-bashed M.U.S.C.L.E figure features an originally sculpted wrestling ring torso, complete with hand stitched (yes, stitched!)Continue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The NNWA Top Rope Namakeshi from Nama-Niku…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The Christmas Seedling resin micro figures from Taylored Curiosities (plus exclusive H.U.S.T.L.E update!)…

Penny over at Taylored Curiosities kindly shares details of her first festive themed release for 2012, the glittery Christmas Seedlings! Coming cast in both sparkly green and red resin with felt holly leave sprouts, the 1.2″ tall micro figures are accompanied by an originally illustrated Seedling sticker and mini pack of Christmas Tree seeds. All signed,Continue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The Christmas Seedling resin micro figures from Taylored Curiosities (plus exclusive H.U.S.T.L.E update!)…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The NNWA “Top Rope” wrestling ring Namakeshi from Nama-Niku…

Ahead of a full reveal of Nama-Niku‘s H.U.S.T.L.E ‘Artist Series’ entry later this week, we bring you the latest figure in his ever growing line of Namakeshis… the NNWA “Top Rope” wrestling ring! As with all of Nama-Niku’s custom output recently, the level of creativity and professionalism here is truly outstanding, once again leaving usContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The NNWA “Top Rope” wrestling ring Namakeshi from Nama-Niku…”

MAN-E-NEWS// New B.A.S.T.A.R.D’s from Triclops Studios…

The guys over at Triclops Studio have been hard at work with their latest wave of B.A.S.T.A.R.D projects, the first coming in the form of a whole new “Mega” design! Although not officially confirmed, it’s pretty easy for any B.A.S.T.A.R.D fan to work out who’s next to get the super-sized treatment- the snotty nosed, Boglin inspiredContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// New B.A.S.T.A.R.D’s from Triclops Studios…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The M.I.S.T.E.R.S Lobokeshi from Imperfecz Toys…

Following our preview a couple of weeks back, Luke over at Impefecz Toys is proud to announce the long awaited release of the M.I.S.T.E.R.S Lobokeshi! Created for horror blog Cinema Insomnia, and based around it’s host, the glasses wearing, mustachioed Mr Lobo, the series consists of 8 different figures, each kit-bashed from different classic 80′s toy linesContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The M.I.S.T.E.R.S Lobokeshi from Imperfecz Toys…”