MAN-E-NEWS// The “Aqua Bog” Ultrus Bog micro run from Frank Kozik…

“Deep beneath the waves the Bogs grow angered at Aquaman’s habit of tossing his trash into their yard and decide to exact vengeance in their own violent and sadistic way! Marvel to the hopeless thrashings of Aquaman as they rend him into several piecesI Rejoice with them as his life force bubbles merrily away intContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The “Aqua Bog” Ultrus Bog micro run from Frank Kozik…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The FLV. Ver Brain Bug Boogie-Man from Cure Toys…

Cure Toys have just revealed the latest figure to get the FLV. treatment, James Groman’s Brain Bug Boogie-Man! Cast up in an unpainted neon green soft vinyl with neon pink “brain bug” and pincer, the 8″ tall figure will be dropping exclusively in the Secret Base store this Sunday, February 23rd for just 10,000yen ($98).Continue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The FLV. Ver Brain Bug Boogie-Man from Cure Toys…”

MAN-E-NEWS// James Groman’s “Triceratops” Rotten Rexx WIP head sculpt revealed…

Whilst the dust has barely settled since the debut of Rotten Rexx at NYCC last year, creator James Groman has already set about working on an all-new head sculpt! Taking on the form of a triceratops this time around, the unnamed sculpt features the same jaw-dropping scale and detail of the original, coming with wonderfullyContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// James Groman’s “Triceratops” Rotten Rexx WIP head sculpt revealed…”

MAN-E-NEWS// James Groman’s Rotten Rexx at Designer Con…

We’ve already featured one amazing Rotten Rexx custom that creator James Groman will be bringing along to Designer Con this weekend, so it came with great pleasure today to find that he’s teamed up with Lulubell Toys to bring that total up to four! Aptly named “Radiated”, “Rawmeat”, “Red Dead” and “Ultimate” Rexx, the handContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// James Groman’s Rotten Rexx at Designer Con…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Fig-Lab’s Finger Five sofubi blanks available now…

Joining the tokusatsu inspired Finger Five sofubi (posted here), Fig-Lab have just released a whole host of unpainted sets in the Fix-X store! Featuring all 5 designs from Paul Kaiju, Monstrehero, Sucklord, Lamour Supreme and Onell, the sets are currently available in chocolate brown, black, GID and hot pink soft vinyl. Coming in at a wallet friendly 5,000yenContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Fig-Lab’s Finger Five sofubi blanks available now…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Fig-Lab’s tokusatsu inspired Finger Five set…

Debuting at Design Fiesta 38 over the weekend, it would appear that Fig-Lab‘s tokusatsu inspired Finger Five sofubi will be getting a general release soon! Featuring all 5 designs from Paul Kaiju, Monstrehero, Sucklord, Lamour Supreme and Onell, each has been given a makeover based on a different show, including the pictured Barom One “BiterContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Fig-Lab’s tokusatsu inspired Finger Five set…”

MAN-E-NEWS// James Groman’s DCon exclusive Rotten Rex custom…

Creator of arguably one of the best toys we’ve seen all year, James Groman has finally been given the chance to customise a Rotten Rex for himself… and boy is it EPIC! Cast by Grody Shogun in a grey soft vinyl, Groman opted to take the 12″ tall beast down a more realistic route thanContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// James Groman’s DCon exclusive Rotten Rex custom…”

MAN-E-NEWS// James Groman x Lulubell Toys’ Rotten Rex preorder…

Another staggering piece that we were lucky enough to feast our eyes upon at NYCC last week, James Groman‘s looong awaited Rotten Rex sofubi is now finally available to preorder exclusively from Lulubell Toys! A true master of his craft, Groman has worked on countless animation, illustration & toy design projects in his lifetime, including MadBalls, Monster Hunter, Sushi Pack and BelaContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// James Groman x Lulubell Toys’ Rotten Rex preorder…”

MAN-E-NEWS// James Groman’s Rotten Rexx head preorder at Lulubell Toys…

After quite literally years on the drawing board, the legendary James Groman‘s Rotten Rex sofubi is finally ready to rear it’s ugly head! A true master of his craft, Groman has worked on countless animation, illustration & toy design projects in his lifetime, including MadBalls, Monster Hunter, Sushi Pack and Bela Lugosi’s: Tale from the Grave comics, with his latest comic,Continue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// James Groman’s Rotten Rexx head preorder at Lulubell Toys…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The clear ‘R-2′ sofubi from Star Case…

Having missed out on both OG and SDCC versions at retail, it came with great pleasure today to find that Japanese Star Wars fan site/store Star Case are set to release the awesome R2 sofubi again… this time in clear vinyl! Revealed on the official Star Case IG feed earlier today, the loving homage toContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The clear ‘R-2′ sofubi from Star Case…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The Monster Worship post-SDCC sale…

Once again offering up a huge selection of debuts and exclusives at this year’s SDCC, Monster Worship have revealed that the remaining stock will be finally heading online this week! Featuring painted runs of Cannibal Fuckface, Rottweiler Herpes, Black Hessen and Mecha Greasebat, alongside C.A.S.T’s Semi Korosiya and the all-new Priest figure, a strictly limitedContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The Monster Worship post-SDCC sale…”

MAN-E-NEWS// OLLIE Enma Jet Black Version from BLObPUS x Mutant Vinyl Hardcore…

Debuting this time last year, BLObPUS and Mutant Vinyl Hardcore‘s Enma OLLIE is back once again… this time in a gorgeous Jet Black colourway! Created to coincide with the upcoming “Enma” holiday, the 33cm tall beast has been cast in a glossy black vinyl, replete with BLObPUS designed head, metallic sprays and hand painted detailing. Available forContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// OLLIE Enma Jet Black Version from BLObPUS x Mutant Vinyl Hardcore…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Metacrypt’s Shub Zeroth sofubi at SDCC ’13…

At long last, he—from beyond—is here… Metacrypt are happy (and terrified!) to reveal that the awesome Shub Zeroth sofubi will finally be getting it’s first full release at SDCC next week! Due to drop at the Lulubell Toys booth (#4503) on Thursday, July 18th at 1pm, 2 permutations of the figure will be on offer;Continue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Metacrypt’s Shub Zeroth sofubi at SDCC ’13…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The SDCC exclusive “TOOTI-FROOTI” Finger5 from Fig-Lab…

Fresh from the ‘Solid‘ blank white release a couple of weeks back, Datadub over at Fig-Lab readies the latest batch of unpainted Finger 5 sofubis… presenting the “TOOTI-FROOTI” edition! Due to go on sale at SDCC next week, the five finger puppets, based on iconic characters from Paul Kaiju, Lamour Supreme, Matt Doughty, Sucklord and MonstreContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The SDCC exclusive “TOOTI-FROOTI” Finger5 from Fig-Lab…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The Monster Worship SDCC 2013 exclusives…

Monster Worship take SDCC by storm once again this year, revealing a whole slew of exclusives that’ll only be available at the Dragatomi booth next Friday, July 19th between 2pm-4pm! Without further adieu, we bring you the complete rundown in full… BLACK HEKSEN// A collaboration between Monster Worship and Dwid Hellion, Black Heksen has beenContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The Monster Worship SDCC 2013 exclusives…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Paul Kaiju’s King Jinx vinyl test shot revealed…

“Breathing out a web of evil fog, false beacons flash, directing ships to their doom. King Jinx, stealer of gold and eater of men…” Originally released as a limited resin mini way back in 2011, Paul Kaiju‘s incredible King Jinx has finally made the leap to soft vinyl! Pictured here as an unpainted brown testContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Paul Kaiju’s King Jinx vinyl test shot revealed…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The Lulubell SDCC exclusive ‘Profuse’ Debris Japan sofubi from Restore…

Restore have teamed up with Lulubell Toys for the latest iteration of the award winning Debris Japan sofubi, proudly presenting the SDCC exclusive ‘Profuse’ colourway! Cast in a light green soft vinyl, the ever popular figure comes with a stunning gold/red flaked paint job, black cloth fundoshi and giant-sized paper talisman. Available in limited quantities,Continue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The Lulubell SDCC exclusive ‘Profuse’ Debris Japan sofubi from Restore…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The DKE SDCC exclusive Kuchisake Onna DX and Slenderman DX from Fuei Shokia…

The ever-elusive Fuei Shokai teams up with DKE Toys for their second year in a row at SDCC, coming with exclusive, fully painted DX variants of both Slenderman and Kuchisake Onna! Cast in a pink Japanese soft vinyl, the super-creepy pair have been given a number of contrasting sprays, finished with black and white handContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The DKE SDCC exclusive Kuchisake Onna DX and Slenderman DX from Fuei Shokia…”

MAN-E-NEWS// BLObPUS customs for the Rampage Studios Splurrt x BLObPUS show…

Hot off the heels of the Killer Krampuses we posted yesterday, Splurrt has just revealed a trifecta of customs from the mighty BLObPUS for the pair’s upcoming joint show at Rampage Studios this Friday… Featuring the legendary artist’s signature metallic sprays on top of GID soft vinyl, Splurrt’s Cadaver Kid and Usir, alongside Rampage’s UglyContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// BLObPUS customs for the Rampage Studios Splurrt x BLObPUS show…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The Solid (as a rock) Finger Five from Fig-Lab…

Having already featured numerous painted versions to instant sell-out success, Datadub’s newly opened Fig-X store is now proudly stocking the Finger Five set in a blank ‘virgin white’ soft vinyl! Created by Datadub’s own Fig-Lab imprint, the highly desirable sofubi minis feature signature characters from some of the art toy scene’s finest including Paul Kaiju,Continue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The Solid (as a rock) Finger Five from Fig-Lab…”