MAN-E-NEWS// New Muscle/Mask mini figures from Healeymade…

Teased way back in March, Healeymade has just revealed that the latest additions to the ongoing Muscle/Mask saga will be touching down later this week! Featuring 2 new creations, the pair have been meticulously kit-bashed from a variety of undisclosed vintage M.U.S.C.L.E and M.A.S.K figures (we won’t ruin it by telling you guys this time!),Continue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// New Muscle/Mask mini figures from Healeymade…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Healeymade’s new Muscle/Mask mini figures revealed…

Healeymade has revealed that he will be returning to his highly popular bootleg mini figure series soon, proudly presenting the fourth and fifth instalments to the Muscle/Mask saga! Meticulously kit-bashed from a variety of undisclosed vintage M.U.S.C.L.E and M.A.S.K figures (we won’t ruin it by telling you guys this time!), the as yet untitled duoContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Healeymade’s new Muscle/Mask mini figures revealed…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Healeymade’s new Muscle/Mask test shots revealed…

Fresh from the success of the recent Heisenberg release, Healeymade comes with 2 all-new M.U.S.C.L.E/M.A.S.K custom bootlegs… Originally teased way back in May, the Claw custom, featuring a certain Venom bikers head, is now joined by another ingenious piece- featuring an unidentified helmet and an extra pair of grafted arms on M.U.S.C.L.E’s Neptune King body!Continue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Healeymade’s new Muscle/Mask test shots revealed…”

MAN-E-XCLUSIVE// Deka Manzilla: Tijuana Nights from Nama Niku x Tru:Tek…

Revealed on Instagram earlier this week, we thought we’d give you guys the rundown on our latest collaboration with Nama-Niku, the mighty Deka Manzilla: Tijuana Nights! A love letter to wacky dollar store bootlegs and swap-meet pick ups, the hilarious figure is due to become the first Deka H.U.S.T.L.E release, a sub-series featuring a numberContinue reading “MAN-E-XCLUSIVE// Deka Manzilla: Tijuana Nights from Nama Niku x Tru:Tek…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The “I Am Danger” Heisenberg custom bootleg mini figure from Healeymade…

Previewed here a couple of months back, Healeymade‘s ingenious Heisenberg M.U.S.C.L.E custom is finally seeing the light of day later this week! Kit-bashed and resculpted from the popular rock man figure, Iwao, the Breaking Bad inspired piece features the iconic pork pie hat, shades and goatee of the cult series’ Walter White. Cast in a clearContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The “I Am Danger” Heisenberg custom bootleg mini figure from Healeymade…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Triclops’ ‘BeefCake’ custom bootleg from the Venice B.A.S.T.A.R.D Beach twin pack…

We’ve been following the progress of Triclops‘ ‘Venice B.A.S.T.A.R.D Beach‘ release for the past month or so now, and with the reveal of the pictured BeefCake (aka Protein Bar-t aka Muscle Wayne!) this week, we’re guessing we won’t have too much longer to wait! To be joined by the previously posted ‘Final Boss’ from Ralph NieseContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Triclops’ ‘BeefCake’ custom bootleg from the Venice B.A.S.T.A.R.D Beach twin pack…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The Venice B.A.S.T.A.R.D Beach Twin Pack from Triclops x The Tarantulas x Ralph Niese…

Following the WIP sculpt we unofficially leaked a couple of weeks back (check it out here, we’re not posting it again!), the guys over at Triclops have finally revealed how the incredible figure will be released… as they proudly present the ‘Venice B.A.S.T.A.R.D Beach’ Twin Pack! Sculpted by the supremely talented Ralph Niese based onContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The Venice B.A.S.T.A.R.D Beach Twin Pack from Triclops x The Tarantulas x Ralph Niese…”

MAN-E-NEWS// New keshi customs from Small Angry Monster…

Concentrating on bigger scale pieces since his move to Argonaut Resins a while back, it was great to see that Adam Pratt aka Small Angry Monster has been getting back to his roots with his latest batch of customs this past week… a whole slew of M.U.S.C.L.E/Kinkeshi figures! Featuring the subtle, seamless mini kit-bashing thatContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// New keshi customs from Small Angry Monster…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The ‘Final Boss’ WIP mini figure from Ralph Niese x The Tarantulas x Triclops(?)…

Legendary illustrator and sculptor Ralph Niese has once again teamed up with The Tarantulas for the latest NIBBLER release, although this time around it’s a little different to the Glyos resins the pair are famed for! Taking inspiration from the iconic M.U.S.C.L.E line, the stunning ‘FINAL BOSS’ stands just a little taller than a standardContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The ‘Final Boss’ WIP mini figure from Ralph Niese x The Tarantulas x Triclops(?)…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The ‘Kyoto Freddy’ B.U.F.F custom from Halfaway…

Hot off the heals of last month’s popular screw-tipped Snigator Claw custom, Halfaway is proud to present his latest entry for Muscle Things‘ B.U.F.F mini series… the insane Kyoto Freddy! Kit-bashed from the #108 M.U.S.C.L.E figure (Rikishiman B), the infamous customiser has seamlessly added 2 new sets of arms, a cape and the head ofContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The ‘Kyoto Freddy’ B.U.F.F custom from Halfaway…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Muscles of the Universe: Fisto from Eric Nilla x Wolf Voigt…

As if news on the mighty Meatgrinder wasn’t enough today, master caster Eric Nilla comes with yet another must have mini figure release… the Muscles of the Universe’s Fisto! The fourth figure to feature in the M.U.S.C.L.E x MOTU mash-up series conceived by Wolf Voigt, Fisto has got to be the best yet- not onlyContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Muscles of the Universe: Fisto from Eric Nilla x Wolf Voigt…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The ‘Heisenberg’ custom bootleg M.U.S.C.L.E from Healeymade…

Hot off the heals of the MUSCLE/MASK Snigator Claw posted here last week, Healeymade comes with yet another custom bootleg M.U.S.C.L.E, the ingenius Heisenberg! Kit-bashed and resculpted from the popular rock man figure, Iwao, the Breaking Bad inspired piece features the iconic pork pie hat, shades and goatee of the cult series’ Walter White. ToContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The ‘Heisenberg’ custom bootleg M.U.S.C.L.E from Healeymade…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The ‘MUSCLE/MASK’ Snigator Claw custom bootleg from Healeymade…

It’s been a while since we’ve seen any new M.U.S.C.L.E customs from the Healeymade camp, so it came with great pleasure this week to find that the artist has just tackled none other than fan favourite, the Snigator Claw! Posted on Instagram at the beginning of the week with the tag ‘MUSCLE/MASK’, we can onlyContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The ‘MUSCLE/MASK’ Snigator Claw custom bootleg from Healeymade…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The Mortal Kombat ‘Goro’ M.U.S.C.L.E custom from Plastic Playhouse…

The highly talented Plastic Playhouse delves into 90’s pop culture once more as he proudly presents his latest M.U.S.C.L.E custom… an ode to Mortal Kombat’s Goro! Using the four armed ‘Ashuraman No Sensei’ figure, PP has painted him up in the final boss’ familiar orange tone, complete with subtle washes, meticulous highlights and even aContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The Mortal Kombat ‘Goro’ M.U.S.C.L.E custom from Plastic Playhouse…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The new B.U.F.F ‘Hot Pink Tag Team’ from Halfaway x Muscle Things…

It’s been a while since M.U.S.C.L.E customiser Halfaway last graced the B.U.F.F series, so it came with great pleasure today to find not 1, but 2 all new figures released! Coming in the line’s second ‘Tag Team’ 2 pack, the new additions consist of a regrettably unidentifiable (but still stunning!) kit-bash alongside a new ‘Claw’Continue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The new B.U.F.F ‘Hot Pink Tag Team’ from Halfaway x Muscle Things…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The Nuclearman custom bootleg mini figure from Bigmantoys…

Originally previewed here a couple of weeks back, our good friend Lee over at Bigmantoys has just put the finishing touches to his latest custom bootleg release, the rather aptly titled Nuclearman… Influenced by late 90s FPS characters (a certain Duke instantly springs to mind!) and the Kinnikuman tradition of parodying various other movies and comics,Continue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The Nuclearman custom bootleg mini figure from Bigmantoys…”

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 NUCLEARMAN (Duke Nukem) custom M.U.S.C.L.E from Bigmantoys…

Like so many of us, our good friend Lee over at Bigmantoys was a huge fan of the original Duke Nukem 3D, but was always a bit disappointed by the severely limited range of merch… I mean, every good 90’s videogame character worth their salt has their own mini figure, right? Well 17 years (andContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The NUCLEARMAN (Duke Nukem) custom M.U.S.C.L.E from Bigmantoys…”

MAN-E-NEWS// WIP Mutant Dungeon Bastard keshi custom from Nama Niku…

Continuing his onslaught of jaw-dropping kaiju inspired keshi customs, Tyler over at Nama Niku is proud to present his latest work-in-progress, the fearsome Mutant Dingeon Bastard… Arch nemesis of Manzilla and H.U.S.T.L.E‘s Mekamess, the figure has been kit-bashed using Godzilla’s King Ghidora and various kinkeshi, coming complete with trident arm and hanging decapitated monkey head!Continue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// WIP Mutant Dungeon Bastard keshi custom from Nama Niku…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The 2-Tone Skelitor M.U.S.C.L.E’s of the Universe from Eric Nilla…

Originally teased way back at the beginning of the month, Eric Nilla has just dropped his latest batch of MOTU (M.U.S.C.L.E’s of the Universe) figures, the special edition 2-Tone Skelitors… Originally created by Solar Color Dust’s Wolf Voigt, the M.U.S.C.L.E x MOTU mash-up has been recast using a special ‘spot’ technique that results in theContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The 2-Tone Skelitor M.U.S.C.L.E’s of the Universe from Eric Nilla…”