MAN-E-NEWS// Nerd City at C2E2…

Nerd City is set to celebrate the true spirit of indie toys and art this weekend at C2E2 (April 25–27th in Chicago), with their booth (#750) in The Block playing host to a huge collection of special guest artists, including The Godbeast, ManOrMonster? Studios, Alexis Ziritt, Ben Spencer, True Cast Studio, Fantastic Plastic Toys, Battle Babies, The Mark Ultra, Toyfinity,Continue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Nerd City at C2E2…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The Godebeast’s PVC production Kabuto Mushi MkII…

After over 14 years of slinging urethane, Marty “The Godbeast” Hansen is proud to finally unveil his first solo PVC production figure, the absolutely gorgeous Kabuto Mushi MKII! Featuring a staggering total of 26 fully Glyos compatible parts, the beetle-like protagonist stands at around 3″ tall in its standard form, with an almost limitless selection ofContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The Godebeast’s PVC production Kabuto Mushi MkII…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Galaxxor 012 and the GID Mini Galaxxor from Ben Spencer x Godbeast…

From the gleaming centre of The Thanatos Cluster comes the much anticipated Galaxxor 012! Sculpted by Ben Spencer and cast in glow in the dark resin by The Godbeast, the classically styled 5.5″ action figure features 2 points of articulation, coming packed in a traditional bag and header with exclusive card art by Steve Seeley. Limited toContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Galaxxor 012 and the GID Mini Galaxxor from Ben Spencer x Godbeast…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Ben Spencer’s Sharkastator for the Blue Colar Toy Show…

Ben Spencer of Galaxxor/Nerd City fame comes with the first of 2 pieces he’s created for Madknits‘ upcoming Blue Colar Toy Show, the incredible Sharkastator Galaxxor mash-up! Loosely inspired by the ‘Killer Carp’ Battle Beast both in design and colour, the stunning piece features an amalgamation of Spencer’s signature Galaxxor and Lucha Shark figures to blindingContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Ben Spencer’s Sharkastator for the Blue Colar Toy Show…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The Grim Brim resin mini figure from Kyle Thye…

Creator of OMFG Series 1’s ‘Phantom Outhouse’, Kyle Thye introduces his latest mini figure release, the Grim Brim! Conceived by Gabe Barragan, sculpted by Thye and prototyped by Marty ‘Godbeast’ Hansen, the 2″ tall originally made it’s debut at C2E2 last month, with the remaining stock hitting the Mistu Thye store tomorrow (May 27th) atContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The Grim Brim resin mini figure from Kyle Thye…”

MAN-E-NEWS// ‘Mystical Warriors of the Ring’ C2E2 release information…

With C2E2 and an imminent debut just around the corner, the guys behind upcoming wrestling mini figure line ‘Mystical Warriors of the Ring‘ have finally revealed the full contents of the first limited edition box set… and boy are we in for a treat! Featuring the 2″ Ulric Wolfrom and 2.3″ ‘giant’ Goliath cast inContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// ‘Mystical Warriors of the Ring’ C2E2 release information…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Mystical Warriors of the Ring’s ‘Sheldon Sabre’ revealed…

Mark Vasquez, the mastermind behind the upcoming ‘Mystical Warriors of the Ring‘ mini figure series is proud to present the line’s 6th and final character from this year’s line-up, Sheldon Sabre! The first ‘AWF World Heavyweight Champion’ and arch nemesis of Ulric Wolfrom, Sheldon has proven to be the most ambitious sculpt yet, and the onlyContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Mystical Warriors of the Ring’s ‘Sheldon Sabre’ revealed…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The “Infection” Galaxxor from Galaxxor x The Godbeast x Onell Design…

With C2E2 just around the corner, Marty “Godbeast” Hansen reveals the first of many exclusive collaborations he’s been feverishly working away on for the event, as he proudly presents the “Infection” Galaxxor… Featuring the same incredible Glyos-style head sculpt from Onell Design‘s Matt Doughty that featured in last year’s exclusive, the stunning 5.5″ neo-vintage actionContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The “Infection” Galaxxor from Galaxxor x The Godbeast x Onell Design…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Mystical Warriors of the Rings’ Kayin Kunga revealed…

As if the recently revealed Ulric Wolfman and Goliath 2-pack wasn’t enough, the guys behind wrestling mini figure line ‘Mystical Warriors of the Ring‘ go and drop yet another awesome design on our laps… presenting the primal Kayin Kunga! Designed by series creator Mark Vasquez, digitally sculpted by Simon Grell, and soon to be produced by Marty ‘TheContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Mystical Warriors of the Rings’ Kayin Kunga revealed…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Mystical Warriors of the Ring’s ‘Goliath’ revealed…

Joining the previously featured Ulric Wolfman, artist Mark Vasquez has just revealed shots of the latest ‘Mystical Warriors of the Ring’ mini figure, the humungous Goliath… Designed by Vasquez, digitally sculpted by Simon Grell, and soon to be produced by Marty ‘The Godbeast’ Hansen, the M.U.S.C.L.E compatible wrestler stands at little over 2″ tall withContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Mystical Warriors of the Ring’s ‘Goliath’ revealed…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Mystical Warriors of the Ring’s ‘Ulric Wolfman’ test shot…

The guys behind hotly tipped new mini series, Mystical Warriors of the Ring, have just revealed the very first test shots of debut figure Ulric Wolfman… believe us when we say, any keshi, M.U.S.C.L.E, or wrestling enthusiasts are NOT going to want to sleep on this one! Designed by Mark Vasquez, digitally sculpted by Simon Grell and currentlyContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Mystical Warriors of the Ring’s ‘Ulric Wolfman’ test shot…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The Nerd City booth at C2E2 2012…

With excitement over the recently revealed ‘C2E2 exclusive’ Cyborg Space Barbarians reaching fever pitch, creator Ben Spencer has kindly taken some time out ahead of the Chicago con to give us an insight into what we can expect from himself and the rest of the Nerd City crew at their booth come Friday… “At thisContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The Nerd City booth at C2E2 2012…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Cyborg Space Barbarian ‘Gammathrall’ from Galaxxor creator Ben Spencer…

Following the reveal of Orion Axe, Hallogrim, Drowlok and Wardraak over the past month, Galaxxor creator Ben Spencer is proud to present the fifth and final figure in the Cyborg Space Barbarian series, Gammathrall. Consisting of an expertly painted vintage MOTU body, with a horned-helmet sculpted by Ben and produced in resin by Marty “The Godbeast” Hansen, Gammathrall will be making his debutContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Cyborg Space Barbarian ‘Gammathrall’ from Galaxxor creator Ben Spencer…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Cyborg Space Barbarian ‘Orion Axe’ from Galaxxor creator Ben Spencer…

Following the divulge of Hallogrim, Drowlok and Wardraak a couple of weeks back, Galaxxor creator Ben Spencer has revealed the fourth figure in the Cyborg Space Barbarian series as Orion Axe. Consisting of an expertly painted vintage MOTU body, with a helmet sculpted by Ben and produced in resin by Marty “The Godbeast” Hansen, Orion Axe, Hallogrim, Drowlok and Wardraak will be making their debut alongsideContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Cyborg Space Barbarian ‘Orion Axe’ from Galaxxor creator Ben Spencer…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Cyborg Space Barbarian ‘Hallogrim’ from Galaxxor creator Ben Spencer…

Following the divulge of Drowlok and Wardraak last week, Galaxxor creator Ben Spencer has revealed the third figure in the Cyborg Space Barbarian series as Hallogrim. Consisting of an expertly painted vintage MOTU body, with a helmet sculpted by Ben and produced in resin by Marty “The Godbeast” Hansen, Hallogrim, Wardraak and Drowlok will be making their debut alongside anotherContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Cyborg Space Barbarian ‘Hallogrim’ from Galaxxor creator Ben Spencer…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Cyborg Space Barbarian Drowlok from Galaxxor creator Ben Spencer…

Briefly mentioned in our interview with Galaxxor creator Ben Spencer a few weeks back (here), the first of General Gorgax’s Cyborg Barbarains has been revealed in the form of Drowlok. Set to debut at Nerd City’s C2E2 booth (number to follow) alongside another 4 of Gorgax’s henchmen, Drowlok features a helmet design sculpted by Ben and producedContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Cyborg Space Barbarian Drowlok from Galaxxor creator Ben Spencer…”

MAN-E-FEATURE// Exclusive interview with Galaxxor creator Ben Spencer…

Now in it’s ninth edition, Ben Spencer’s Galaxxor: Monster Hunter Robo figure has swiftly become one of the most sought after designer toys in the industry. Heavily influenced by the hunched 5.5″ action figures of the 70’s and 80’s, the series has gained a reputation through Ben’s instantly recognisable sculpt, a seemingly endless supply ofContinue reading “MAN-E-FEATURE// Exclusive interview with Galaxxor creator Ben Spencer…”

MAN-E-FEATURE// The Glyos creations of Marty “GodBeast” Hansen…

(Wolf various Glyos customs / original Armorvor Wolf prototype, cast by TGB) Being relative newcomers to the Glyos universe, we had only really known of Marty “Godbeast” Hansen from his prototyping/casting work on Ben Spencer’s Galaxxor series- that was until we happened upon his blog this week… Skimming through the hundreds of beautifully sculpt andContinue reading “MAN-E-FEATURE// The Glyos creations of Marty “GodBeast” Hansen…”