MAN-E-NEWS// The Hungry Hungry Hordak H.U.S.T.L.E AP release from Brutherford Industries…

It’s been a long time in coming, but the “Hungry Hungry Hordak” figure from Brutherford Industries has finally seen an artist proof release! Featuring as part of our very own Tru:Tek’s debut mini figure series H.U.S.T.L.E way back in 2012 (check it here if you haven’t already!), the 2″ tall M.U.S.C.L.E-style figure was designed and digitally sculptedContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The Hungry Hungry Hordak H.U.S.T.L.E AP release from Brutherford Industries…”

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// 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// The Ray Skull H.U.S.T.L.E Artist Proofs from Hungry Imp x Tru:Tek…

They’ve been a long time coming what with our various other commitments, but the H.U.S.T.L.E Artist Series: Wave 1 APs are finally making their way to the various artists involved, the first batch up for grabs coming from Hungry Imp… Cast in a clear blue resin by series creator Tru:Tek, the MOTU/M.U.S.C.L.E inspired Ray SkullContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The Ray Skull H.U.S.T.L.E Artist Proofs from Hungry Imp x Tru:Tek…”

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-NEWS// The Peter Kato x H.U.S.T.L.E ToyCon exclusive Man-Nie…

Originally revealed way back in November as part of our H.U.S.T.L.E Artist Series, Peter Kato‘s Man-Nie exclusive unfortunately got held back due to time restraints on the project… Well we’ve most definitely not forgotten the little guy, instead preparing him for the ToyCon UK release he deserves! The only figure not to be produced byContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The Peter Kato x H.U.S.T.L.E ToyCon exclusive Man-Nie…”

MAN-E-XCLUSIVE// WIP Martin Hairybottom H.U.S.T.L.E mini figure from UME Toys…

With the H.U.S.T.L.E Artist Series: Wave 1 releases now in full swing, we’ve decided to start sharing some of the entries that’ve been pouring in for Wave 2, the first of which coming from our good friend Richard Page over at UME Toys… Entitled Martin Hairybootom, the micro-sized incarnation of UME’s flagship character has beenContinue reading “MAN-E-XCLUSIVE// WIP Martin Hairybottom H.U.S.T.L.E mini figure from UME Toys…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The ‘Love Muscle’ H.U.S.T.L.E Artist Series: Wave 1 out today…

Following the sell-out general release of H.U.S.T.L.E last week, our very own Tru:Tek is proud to present the latest ultra-limited H.U.S.T.L.E Artist Series: Wave 1 colourway… the Valentine’s themed “Love Muscle” edition! Featuring a closed selection of the original 10 M.U.S.C.L.E-inspired designs, the various kit-bashes, customs and original figures have been cast in a flexibleContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The ‘Love Muscle’ H.U.S.T.L.E Artist Series: Wave 1 out today…”

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 “Free Goodie Friday” exclusive H.U.S.T.L.E Artist Series: Wave 1 on Spanky Stokes…

Taking a brief hiatus from normal posting today as we prepare for tonight’s H.U.S.T.L.E Artist Series: Wave 1 drop, we bring you details of one last colourway up for grabs this weekend… the Spanky Stokes‘ exclusive marbled black and white! Created as a one-off for the award winning blog’s Free Goodie Friday competition, the 10Continue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The “Free Goodie Friday” exclusive H.U.S.T.L.E Artist Series: Wave 1 on Spanky Stokes…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The Man-E-Toys 1st Anniversary edition H.U.S.T.L.E…

In celebration of our first year as Man-E-Toys this month, our writer and editor Tru:Tek is proud to present the latest exclusive batch of H.U.S.T.L.E Artist Series figures. Featuring all 10 designs from Wave 1, each has been cast in a flexible urethane rubber in both ‘tropical’ (orange/green) and ‘bubblegum’ (blue/pink) flavours. Limited to justContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The Man-E-Toys 1st Anniversary edition H.U.S.T.L.E…”

MAN-E-NEWS// H.U.S.T.L.E Artist Series: Wave 1 dropping this Friday (02/08)…

Following the limited release debut at the Rampage Studios opening show last month, our very own Tru:Tek is proud to finally reveal that the standard ‘Flesh’ H.U.S.T.L.E Artist Series Wave 1 will be dropping THIS WEEK! Featuring 10 mini figure designs kit-bashed, customised and originally sculpted from a diverse selection of the art toy scene’sContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// H.U.S.T.L.E Artist Series: Wave 1 dropping this Friday (02/08)…”

MAN-E-PROFILE// ‘Tiny Terrors from the Deep’ mini figure 3 pack from The Disarticulators…

With the much talked about first toy show at the newRampage Studios opening it’s doors later this week, we’ll be giving you guys the full lowdown on all the various figures we’ll be debuting as The Disarticulators. Today we start with our first truly collaborative project, the Tiny Terrors from the Deep mini figure pack… FeaturingContinue reading “MAN-E-PROFILE// ‘Tiny Terrors from the Deep’ mini figure 3 pack from The Disarticulators…”

MAN-E-XCLUSIVE// The Disarticulators and H.U.S.T.L.E at Rampage Studios- full reveal!

After what has seemed like a lifetime in the studio, we can now finally present to you guys the HUGE selection of figures we’ll be dropping at the upcoming Rampage Studios opening and show… Featuring a total of 18 all-new mini figure designs spread across 5 different series from both H.U.S.T.L.E and Disarticulator brands (ourContinue reading “MAN-E-XCLUSIVE// The Disarticulators and H.U.S.T.L.E at Rampage Studios- full reveal!”

MAN-E-XCLUSIVE// Clutter exclusive H.U.S.T.L.E for the (In)action Figure Show…

As promised earlier in the week, we can now reveal the second half of our entry for Clutter’s (In)action Figure Show next week… the Clutter exclusive ‘Purple’ H.U.S.T.L.E Artist Series! Featuring a selection of Wave 1’s figures, we’ve included 3 separate one-off releases for the show; a double sided blistered 3 pack featuring designs fromContinue reading “MAN-E-XCLUSIVE// Clutter exclusive H.U.S.T.L.E for the (In)action Figure Show…”

MAN-E-XCLUSIVE// H.U.S.T.L.E Artist Series: Wave 1 full reveal…

  After several teaser shots over the past couple of weeks, we proudly bring you the first wave of our H.U.S.T.L.E Artist Series in all it’s glory! You may be wondering where a few of the entries have gone (the original line-up featured 15 artists)… Well, we’ve decided with the sheer volume of figures (plusContinue reading “MAN-E-XCLUSIVE// H.U.S.T.L.E Artist Series: Wave 1 full reveal…”

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-XCLUSIVE// H.U.S.T.L.E Artist Series: Rampage Toys and Brutherford Industries first test shot…

Signing off in style before our week away, we bring to you the first production shot of Rampage Toy‘s ‘Battle Ready’ Ugly Cenicorn and Brutherford Industries‘ Hungry Hungry Hordak for the upcoming H.U.S.T.L.E Artist Series! Cast in an authentic M.U.S.C.L.E-tone rubber, the pair will be joined by another 13 designs for the gatcha capsule-style releaseContinue reading “MAN-E-XCLUSIVE// H.U.S.T.L.E Artist Series: Rampage Toys and Brutherford Industries first test shot…”

MAN-E-XCLUSIVE// ‘HEXAPOD’ H.U.S.T.L.E and 7 Seals teasers from Menace Inc Studios…

Swiftly following our reveal of Taylored Curiosities ‘Seedling Warrior’ yesterday, we are very proud to share yet another work in progress figure for the upcoming H.U.S.T.L.E Artist Series… the mighty HEXAPOD from Jeff Beck over at Menace Inc Studios! Kit-bashed from various M.U.S.C.L.E figures, the six-armed beast is due for additional sculpting and customising beforeContinue reading “MAN-E-XCLUSIVE// ‘HEXAPOD’ H.U.S.T.L.E and 7 Seals teasers from Menace Inc Studios…”

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!)…”