MAN-E-NEWS// The “8-Ball” Radioactive Rumbler last chance preorder…

Whilst the recent 8-Ball Kickstarter shattered it’s target funding, creator John Santagada over at Radioactive Uppercut has bowed to the requests of fans who missed out by offering up the figure in both “Standard” and “DIY” colourways one last time! Standing at around 4″ of Japanese produced soft vinyl and coming with articulation in theContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The “8-Ball” Radioactive Rumbler last chance preorder…”

MAN-E-NEWS// New one-off customs for the Radioactive Uppercut “8-Ball” Kickstarter campaign revealed…

With just 2 weeks (and 27% funding!) left until the end of the 8-Ball Kickstarter campaign (extensively covered here), Radioactive Uppercut‘s John Santagada is proud to present not 1, not 2, but a staggering 11 new one-off resin customs to be added as incentives starting from tomorrow, August 9th at 8pm EST! Featuring the returnContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// New one-off customs for the Radioactive Uppercut “8-Ball” Kickstarter campaign revealed…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Radioactive Uppercut’s “8-Ball” sofubi Kickstarter campaign now live…

“Prepare the fallout shelter, the radioactivity is at maximum levels, Get ready for a 1st round TKO!” It’s finally time folks… After 2 months of drip fed teasers and reveals, the long awaited 8-Ball Radioactive Rumbler Kickstarter campaign is finally upon us! To those that missed our previous posts, the 4″ tall beast will be theContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Radioactive Uppercut’s “8-Ball” sofubi Kickstarter campaign now live…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The one-off ‘Radioactive’ 8-Ball resin for the Radioactive Rumbler Kickstarter campaign…

With Radioactive Uppercut‘s debut vinyl figure hitting Kickstarter in just under 2 weeks time, creator John Santagada reveals what has got to be one of the campaign’s hottest reward incentives yet… the mighty ‘Radioactive’ 8-Ball! As with the previously revealed customs (check them out here), this piece is unlike the standard sofubi release offered in theContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The one-off ‘Radioactive’ 8-Ball resin for the Radioactive Rumbler Kickstarter campaign…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Motorbot’s custom 8-Ball for the Radioactive Rumbler Kickstarter campaign…

Following our look at the 8-Ball paint master last week, we bring you the latest finished custom for the fast approaching Radioactive Rumblers Kickstarter campaign… this gruesome purple and yellow take from none other than Motorbot! Brainchild of Radioactive Uppercut‘s John Santagada, the awesome 4″ kaiju will be up for grabs in a number ofContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Motorbot’s custom 8-Ball for the Radioactive Rumbler Kickstarter campaign…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Radioactive Uppercut’s 8-Ball “The Terror from Space!” revealed in full…

With Radioactive Uppercut‘s debut vinyl figure hitting Kickstarter in just a few weeks time, creator John Santagada exclusively reveals the pics we’ve all been waiting for… presenting the final paint master! Entitled 8-Ball “The Terror from Space”, the stunning 4″ tall figure has been sculpted by Joshua Sutton at ERA Sculpture, coming complete with 3 pointsContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Radioactive Uppercut’s 8-Ball “The Terror from Space!” revealed in full…”

MAN-E-XCLUSIVE// The ‘8-Ball’ Radioactive Rumbler vinyl figure revealed…

Hot off the heals of our exclusive teaser last week, John Santagada over at Radioactive Uppercut kindly shares some more details about his upcoming debut vinyl line, including a peak at the project’s first figure, the fearsome 8-Ball! Revealed as the ‘Radioactive Rumblers’, the ongoing series is set to feature a number of 4″ designs inspiredContinue reading “MAN-E-XCLUSIVE// The ‘8-Ball’ Radioactive Rumbler vinyl figure revealed…”

MAN-E-XCLUSIVE// The debut vinyl figure from Radioactive Uppercut…

Getting the scoop straight from the source, we’re very proud to reveal exclusive details of the debut vinyl toy line from John Santagada’s Radioactive Uppercut studio! After 9 years in the Collectible Toy Industry providing hundreds of award-winning, brand-strengthening products for such companies as DC Direct, Mezco Toyz and Gemmy Industries, John has finally decided toContinue reading “MAN-E-XCLUSIVE// The debut vinyl figure from Radioactive Uppercut…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The limited edition resin Monkeynaut from Galaxy Monkeys…

With several resin figures making the jump over to soft vinyl recently, Eddie Dobson of Galaxy Monkeys has decided to buck the trend… with the reveal of an über limited resin run of breathtaking sofubi, the Monkeynaut! Hot off the heals of last week’s first painted run by Dski One (a few of which are stillContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The limited edition resin Monkeynaut from Galaxy Monkeys…”

MAN-E-NEWS// GID Monkeynauts from Dski One x The Galaxy Monkeys…

Following the “My Bad Homie” test paints that dropped at the tail end of last year, Eddie Dobson of The Galaxy Monkeys is proud to finally present the first custom painted run of the incredible Monkeynaut sofubi… Handing over painting duties to the more than capable hands of Dski One, the glow-in-the-dark soft vinyl figuresContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// GID Monkeynauts from Dski One x The Galaxy Monkeys…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The “my bad homie” Monkeynaut sofubi from Monos de Galaxia…

Eddie Dobson over at Monos de Galaxia is proud to announce that the first batch of Monkeynaut sofubis are finally available for general release! Originally due to debut at this year’s Designer Con, Eddie wasn’t particularly happy with the overall finish of the first painted run (although we’re still having trouble seeing why from the aboveContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The “my bad homie” Monkeynaut sofubi from Monos de Galaxia…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The “Glowing Sundown” Little Prick sofubi from Super7…

“Little Prick is a happy little cactus with cute little undies to cover his, um….thorns.  He glows after sundown, and is always happy to help light your way through the desert.  Take him out at night, but not in public…” Continuing their onslaught of recent Monster Family releases, Super7 are proud to reveal the latestContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The “Glowing Sundown” Little Prick sofubi from Super7…”

MAN-E-NEWS// “Please Forget Me… in black” from Mr Clement…

Completing the trifecta of figures in the “petit lapin museum 2012” series, Mr Clement is proud to announce that “Please Forget Me… in black” is now available to purchase. Featuring the much loved Petit Lapin in a black vinyl, the 25cm tall figure comes complete with wooden protest board and removable head. Easily our favouriteContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// “Please Forget Me… in black” from Mr Clement…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The “Sloblife 2” custom Trikky from Hoakser…

Following the instant sell-out success of the original Sloblife custom (find out more here), Hoakser kindly shares with us the latest instalment, Version 2… Refining pretty much every aspect of the original design, the stunning 14.5cm tall piece comes complete with sculpted man boobs, back fat and bum crack, a newly revised “clean” paint job,Continue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The “Sloblife 2” custom Trikky from Hoakser…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Mike Egan’s “Bones” DKE SDCC exclusive…

DKE Toys have revealed yet another exclusive figure headed to next month’s SDCC, artist Mike Egan‘s debut toy release, “Bones”. Manufactured and hand painted by the mighty Luke Rook (Grody Shogun) in Japan, “Bones” takes Egan’s signature “Dia de los Muertos” style skull character and transforms it into a beautifully realised 8″ sofubi. Limited toContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Mike Egan’s “Bones” DKE SDCC exclusive…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Poison Sweet “Sickling” Edition from Yosiell Lorenzo…

Yosiell Lorenzo has revealed that he will be releasing a very special custom series of his Poison Sweet figure, the adorable Sickling Edition! Taking the unmistakable vintage aesthetic from the highly sought after Sickling resins, Yosiel has painted up 7 of the 6″ tall vinyl figures including a rare Albino variant. Coming complete with new customContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Poison Sweet “Sickling” Edition from Yosiell Lorenzo…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The “Eyesore” custom Trikky from Hoakser…

Continuing his onslaught of recent customs, UK based graffiti artist Hoakser is proud to present his latest Trikky creation, Eyesore! Marrying the various styles that Hoakser has developed over the last year, Eyesore cherry-picks the best aspects of the artist’s sculpted work, mixing them with the weathered aesthetic of the highly popular “Vandalised Vinyl” series.Continue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The “Eyesore” custom Trikky from Hoakser…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The new Thundercrap Spiki set plus Revolver Girl SDCC exclusive from Rotobox…

Just in time for the upcoming  Anime Expo (June 29th – July 2nd), Rotobox Vinyl Anatomica are proud to present their latest wave of Thundercraps figures, this time coming in a 3-piece box set! Originally previewed here way back in January, the final roster has been confirmed as Evil Lion-Oh Really, OG Cheatarah, Siberian Tigrowl and Goldigger Cheatarah.Continue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The new Thundercrap Spiki set plus Revolver Girl SDCC exclusive from Rotobox…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The “Gammy” custom Trikky from Hoakser…

Continuing his return to form, UK graffiti artist Hoakser is proud to present his latest piece, “Gammy” the custom Trikky! Created as a follow-up to Cold Heart and Upset (check them out here), the bruised and battered creature features suitably swollen sculpted features, Hoakser’s signature ‘dirty’ paint style, plus a whole host of lovingly craftedContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The “Gammy” custom Trikky from Hoakser…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The DIY Fonzo from Freak Store…

Venezuelan designer toy outlet Freak Store are proud to reveal that their very first vinyl release, the adorable Fonzo, is set to land his very own DIY edition soon! Based on the store’s owners French bulldog, the Gary Ham designed figure stands at 6″ tall, and with a nicely balanced (and relatively neutral) shaped body to get toContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The DIY Fonzo from Freak Store…”