MAN-E-NEWS// Kaiju Kaos: Smackdown “Alien Week” from Bailey Records…

Continuing their run of themed releases, Bryan Borgman over at Bailey Records is proud to reveal that a swarm of aliens will be invading the world of Kaiju Kaos all next week! Touching down in the Bailey Records store tomorrow (12/1) at 9pm Eastern, the event is set to play host to a whole slew of intergalactic mini figures,Continue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Kaiju Kaos: Smackdown “Alien Week” from Bailey Records…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Kaiju Kaos: Smackdown “Zombie Week” from Bailey Records…

Continuing their run of themed releases in the build up to the Holidays, Bryan Borgman over at Bailey Records is proud to present “Zombie Week” in the world of Kaiju Kaos! Touching down in the Bailey Records store at 9pm Eastern tonight (12/15), the event is set to play host to a whole slew ofContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Kaiju Kaos: Smackdown “Zombie Week” from Bailey Records…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Kaiju Kaos: Smackdown “Elder Things Week” custom run…

Bryan Borgman over at Bailey Records is proud to announce the launch of “Elder Things”, an awesome Kaiju Kaos custom mini figure run that’ll be up for grabs all this week! Featuring a number of 2″ resin cast figures from indie toy crossover series KK: Smackdown, Bryan managed to secure customs from a number ofContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Kaiju Kaos: Smackdown “Elder Things Week” custom run…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The Angler Armorvor custom from Ersico…

Never ceasing to amaze with his constant flow of custom work, Ersico comes with quite possibly his most accomplished figure to date, the incredible Angler Armorvor! Featuring a ton of custom parts and additional sculpting, including oversized claws, a huge mane and back pack extension, the figure is one of the first to use theContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The Angler Armorvor custom from Ersico…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The custom Zombie Pheydens from Ersico…

With the OMFG Series 3 Kickstarter packs finally making their way into collector’s homes, customiser Ersico has wasted no time in getting to work on his, proudly presenting not 1, but 2 fully painted Zombie Pheydens! Originally intended for October Toys’ second series of Z.O.M.B.I.E mini figures, the Glyos crossover was rather kindly offered upContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The custom Zombie Pheydens from Ersico…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The TMNT inspired Battle Beast customs from Ersico…

Having acquired a huge selection of vintage Battle Beast mini figures a while back, Ersico has set about working on his latest custom run… this time around inspired by none other than the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles! Featuring a whopping 18 different designs in total, each pays a loving tribute to the central characters fromContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The TMNT inspired Battle Beast customs from Ersico…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Spy Monkey x Ersico’s Weaponeers of Monkaa customs for the Power Con ’13 Charity Auction…

Every year Spy Monkey Creations have been kind enough to donate a few of their custom MOTUC weapons for the Power-Con Charity Auction… Well this year’s a little different, as the guys have teamed up with Glyos painter extraordinaire Ersico for a custom MOTU-inspired run of Weaponers of Monkaa figures! Limited to just 4 one-offContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Spy Monkey x Ersico’s Weaponeers of Monkaa customs for the Power Con ’13 Charity Auction…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The Ersico x Glyog custom Glyos drop…

Teaming up together for the very first time, mighty mini figure customisers Ersico and Glyog are proud to present a gargantuan custom Glyos drop! Featuring a dizzying array of custom builds, third party resin casts and 80’s toy mash-ups, the line-up of 15 figures were originally conceived by Glyog, with the majority of painting andContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The Ersico x Glyog custom Glyos drop…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The M.U.S.C.L.E Claw Iron Man custom from Ersico x 1Shot Toys…

Continuing the ‘Claw’ based coverage today, mini figure customiser Ersico comes with yet another interpretation of the iconic M.U.S.C.L.E figure! Recast by Eric Villanueva over at 1Shot Toys, the 1.5″ resin mini has been painted by Ersico in an Iron Man-inspired mix of red and gold with black detailing, coming complete with an “Arc Reactor”Continue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The M.U.S.C.L.E Claw Iron Man custom from Ersico x 1Shot Toys…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The Pyramid Head custom keshi paint-up from Ersico…

Prolific mini figure painter Ersico tackles yet another popular custom keshi with ease… presenting Silent Hill’s Pyramid Head! Kit-bashed/re-sculpted by Leviathan and cast by Eric Nilla in a super-flexible rubber, the stunning mini figure has been painted in an ultra-realistic mix of flesh tones, metallics and leathery browns, finished with some gruesome crimson splatters andContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The Pyramid Head custom keshi paint-up from Ersico…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The Leonardo TMNT Glyso custom from Ersico…

Joining the awesome Baxter Stockman figure we posted a while back, Ersico comes with his latest TMNT inspired Glyos custom, the long-sword wielding Leonardo! Using custom built parts sculpted by Monsterforge and produced in resin by 1Shot Toys, the fully articulated figure has been given an authentic green and tan paint scheme, complete with blueContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The Leonardo TMNT Glyso custom from Ersico…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The Split Kit GPK Cheap Toy custom from Ersico…

Prolific custom toy artist Ersico comes with his latest slab of mini figure greatness, the first ever custom of NolanJP’s awesome Split Kit GPK Cheap Toy! 100% faithful to the original Series 2 trading card, the little guy has been painted up in a contrasting mix of vibrant blue/yellow and punky black, finished off withContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The Split Kit GPK Cheap Toy custom from Ersico…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The ‘Eddie Guerrerorapter’ custom bootleg from Blockheads Toys x Monsterfoot Creations…

Fresh from the success of the ‘Bling Bling‘ Sgt. Corpse Grinder, the guys over at Blockheads Toys come with the latest donated piece for their on-going “Fight Cancer Toy Drive”, the Eddie Guerreroraptor custom bootleg! Kindly donated by Monsterfoot Creations, the one-off figure has been kit-bashed using a vintage Eddie Guerrero wrestling figure and JP raptorContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The ‘Eddie Guerrerorapter’ custom bootleg from Blockheads Toys x Monsterfoot Creations…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Finner and Sawhawk custom Glyos Crayboths from Ersico…

The mighty Ersico serves up another 2 slices of custom Glyos perfection, as he proudly presents his latest pair of Crayboths… Finner and Sawhawk! Featuring a ton of additional sculpting including extra weaponry (check out that chained mace!) and stunning, embellished finned backs, the duo have been painted in Ersico’s unmistakable weathered style, using aContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Finner and Sawhawk custom Glyos Crayboths from Ersico…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Sgt. Corpse Grinder “Bling-Bling” Version from Blockheads Toys…

Originally featured here customised by Man-E-Toys regular Ersico, the hilarious Sgt. Corpse Grinder from Blockheads Toys has been resurrected for one more extra special release… the rather aptly titled Bling-Bling Version! 1 of 3 pieces created in aid of a fellow roommate’s fight against cancer, the latest edition has been cast in a clear amberContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Sgt. Corpse Grinder “Bling-Bling” Version from Blockheads Toys…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The Retrobots charity auction from Fresh Monkey Fiction x Ersico…

In honour of the release of their latest mini figure line ‘Retrobots’, the guys over at Fresh Monkey Fiction are proud to announce that the series’ 8 unique designs will be featuring in a number of charity auctions throughout 2013! Including redesigned and handcrafted custom figures as well as art prints and photography, FMF have beenContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The Retrobots charity auction from Fresh Monkey Fiction x Ersico…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The ‘Muggin Megan’ GPK Cheap Toy custom from Ersico…

Toy artist Ersico once again breathes new life into one of our favourite 80’s toy lines, as he proudly presents one of his latest finished customs… the GPK Cheap Toy, Muggin Megan! Standing at just over 1″ tall, Ersico has opted for a palette true to the original GPK trading card, using a mixture ofContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The ‘Muggin Megan’ GPK Cheap Toy custom from Ersico…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Blockheads Toys’ Sgt. Corpse Grinder custom from Ersico…

Glyos custom king Ersico tackles something a little different for his latest piece, as he proudly presents his take on Blockheads Toys‘ awesome Sgt. Corpse Grinder bootleg! Hand cast in a crystal clear resin, the Frankenstein/vintage army man mash-up has been expertly painted up in a mixture of opaque, black rubbed colours for the clothing,Continue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Blockheads Toys’ Sgt. Corpse Grinder custom from Ersico…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The ‘Battle Cat’ custom Laser Beast from Ersico…

Hot off the heals of the recent Baxter Stockman custom Glyos posted earlier in the week, Ersico comes with yet another show-stopping piece… the Battle Cat inspired Laser Beast! Taking popular ‘Tiger Burn’ from the iconic 80’s toy line, Ersico has set about faithfully replicating the colours of He-Man’s trusty stead, using a mixture ofContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The ‘Battle Cat’ custom Laser Beast from Ersico…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The Baxter Stockman Glyos custom from Ersico…

In keeping with our last post’s TMNT influence, we bring you the latest custom Glyos from the one and only Ersico… Baxter Stockman! Featuring a removable Savros helmet and (post mutation!) insect wings, Shredder’s henchman has been faithfully reproduced from the original Turtles comics, coming with a custom sculpted head and realistic brown, black, blueContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The Baxter Stockman Glyos custom from Ersico…”