MAN-E-NEWS// The “Flesh” and “Lime” Mad Wrestlers keshi from Monster Island x Disart ToyLabs…

Originally seeing a limited resin release at Toy Art Gallery back in May, the Mad Wrestlers from Monster Island are finally getting a release in rubber courtesy of the Disart ToyLabs this weekend! Heavily inspired by the Weirdballs mini figure off-shoots, these ingenious little guys feature modified KO Madball popper heads that have been kit-bashed withContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The “Flesh” and “Lime” Mad Wrestlers keshi from Monster Island x Disart ToyLabs…”

MAN-E-UPDATE// The “Mad Wrestlers” keshi from Monster Island x Disart ToyLabs…

Originally announced right here last month, we can now reveal the Mad Wrestlers from Monster Island x Disart ToyLabs in their final packaging! Heavily inspired by the Weirdballs mini figure off-shoots, these ingenious little guys feature recast and reduced Madball heads that have been kit-bashed with a number of different M.U.S.C.L.E bodies. Featuring a total ofContinue reading “MAN-E-UPDATE// The “Mad Wrestlers” keshi from Monster Island x Disart ToyLabs…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The “Mad Wrestlers” keshi from Monster Island x Disart ToyLabs…

Originally seeing a limited release in resin courtesy of Toy Art gallery, Monster Island‘s awesome “Mad Wrestlers” are set to return in keshi-form courtesy of the Disart ToyLabs! Heavily inspired by the Weirdballs mini figure off-shoots, these ingenious little guys feature recast and reduced Madball heads that have been kit-bashed with a number of different M.U.S.C.L.EContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The “Mad Wrestlers” keshi from Monster Island x Disart ToyLabs…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Monster Island’s “Mad Muscles” mini figures and the Memorial Day Sale at Toy Art Gallery…

Originally teased here earlier in the month, we can now reveal that Monster Island‘s awesome “Mad Muscle” custom mini figures are now up for grabs exclusively at Toy Art Gallery! Heavily inspired by the Weirdballs mini figure off-shoots, these ingenious little guys feature recast and reduced Madball heads that have been kit-bashed with a number ofContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Monster Island’s “Mad Muscles” mini figures and the Memorial Day Sale at Toy Art Gallery…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The “Mad Wrestlers” custom mini figures from Monster Island…

Paul Bass over at Monster Island is proud to reveal his latest custom bootleg release, the awesome Mad Wrestlers! Heavily inspired by the Weirdballs mini figure off-shoots, these ingenious little guys feature recast and reduced Madball heads that have been kit-bashed with a number of different M.U.S.C.L.E bodies. Whilst the pictured GID resin set wasContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The “Mad Wrestlers” custom mini figures from Monster Island…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Toy Art Gallery’s GNOSIS group show now online…

Following a hugely successful opening over the weekend, Toy Art Gallery are proud to reveal that the remaining piece from the GNOSIS group show are now up for grabs online! Whilst many of the big ticket items have unfortunately already sold, there’s still a ton of awesome toys to be had, with personal highlights includingContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Toy Art Gallery’s GNOSIS group show now online…”

MAN-E-NEWS// GNOSIS x Monster Island x Pop Soda’s “Goon Squad” resin prototypes revealed…

Originally teased here earlier in the week, the “Goon Squad” mega collab from GNOSIS, Monster Island and Pop Soda had just been revealed in-full! Unlike originally thought, the previously posted sculpts WON’T be used for a Madball-style release, but are in fact heads for a series of full-size, Rat Fink inspired figures! Loosely based onContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// GNOSIS x Monster Island x Pop Soda’s “Goon Squad” resin prototypes revealed…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The “Goon Squad” from Monster Island x Grizlli Atom x Pop Soda announced…

GNOSIS’ Grizlli Atom has just revealed that he’ll be teaming up with Monster Island and Pop Soda for the release of an all-new line of Madball-inspired figures… the Goon Squad! Whilst little is known about the project as of yet, we can only assume that the series is a natural progression from the previously releasedContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The “Goon Squad” from Monster Island x Grizlli Atom x Pop Soda announced…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The Secrets of the Ooze resin action figure from Monster Island…

As huge fans of the cult 1970’s Ooze-It doll, we couldn’t help but smile when we saw the latest custom bootleg action figure from Monster Island, the hilariously titled Secrets of the Ooze! Featuring the iconic rubbery doll’s instantly recognisable face and crater-like nubs, the 5.5″ piece has been created from a modified Playmates 89′ TMNTContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The Secrets of the Ooze resin action figure from Monster Island…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Monster Island’s “Shit Ballz” resin figures revealed…

Hot on the heels of yesterday’s E-ball-A reveal, we bring you details of yet another upcoming project from Monster Island, the Shit Ballz! Taking inspiration from the classic gross-out ball toys of the 80’s, the series is set to feature a total of 12 designs from various artists across the art toy scene, the first – picturedContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Monster Island’s “Shit Ballz” resin figures revealed…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The E-ball-A resin figure from Kalaka Toys x Monster Island x Grizzli Atom…

Paul Bass over at Monster Island is proud to reveal that he’s teamed up with Kalaka Toys and Grizzli Atom for the release of his latest resin figure, E-ball-A! Designed by Kalaka’s Matias, sculpted by Grizzli and produced by Paul, the awesome Madballs inspired piece stands at around 7″ tall, coming complete with articulation inContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The E-ball-A resin figure from Kalaka Toys x Monster Island x Grizzli Atom…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The GNOSIS NYCC leftover sale…

Grizlli Atom aka GNOSIS has just revealed that he’ll be unleashing a whole slew of NYCC leftovers in his store at some point today (10/19)! Featuring a mix of both original resins and custom sofubi, highlights include the debut of the two-headed Back-Biter for just $40, the Monster Island produced “Blood Splatter” Ooze Corpse forContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The GNOSIS NYCC leftover sale…”

MAN-E-NEWS// DeathCat Toys’ Alien Gahm mini figure proto revealed…

Joining both Meowlty Cat and the GID Nekos in My Pocket playset (here), Johan Ulrich over at DeathCat Toys has just unveiled yet another all-new figure he’ll be bringing along to Monster Island x GNOSIS NYCC booth (#402 The Block) next month, the happy drunk, Alien Gahm! Inspired by classic goofy kaiju monsters, the keshi-styledContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// DeathCat Toys’ Alien Gahm mini figure proto revealed…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Custom bootleg Madball figures from Gnosis x Monster Island…

Grizlli Atom aka Gnosis and Monster Island have teamed up for a round of custom bootleg Madball figures! Kit-bashed by Grizli, the fully articulated, 5″ tall figures feature the body of the vintage “Wolf Breath” Head Popper alongside Giraprendi’s recent “Fang Thang” water squirter, coming with a ton of additional sculpted detail including a new ruffled neck and fixedContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Custom bootleg Madball figures from Gnosis x Monster Island…”

MAN-E-NEWS// “Easter Chocolate” Pashka and Ooze Corpse resin figures from Grizli Atom x Monster Island…

Originally debuting at Toy Art Gallery‘s Idol Worship show earlier in the month, Grizlli Atom‘s Pashka and Ooze Corpse resin figures return just in time for a special Easter themed run! Designed/sculpted by Grizlli and produced by Monster Island, the pair have been cast up in a Cadbury’s inspired mix of translucent brown and whiteContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// “Easter Chocolate” Pashka and Ooze Corpse resin figures from Grizli Atom x Monster Island…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The Disarticulators’ Monster Island NYCC exclusive online sale…

Joining the raft of post-con releases this week, we’re very proud to reveal that our very own Disarticulator/Monster Island exclusives will be heading online tomorrow! Featuring super-limited quantities of our new Ooze-Ball figure in both purple and OG green ($25 a piece), the first ever clear/GID Madballs of Death ($55 a piece), plus just 2Continue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The Disarticulators’ Monster Island NYCC exclusive online sale…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The Monster Island NYCC exclusive Chimeron from acolorfulmonster…

acolorfulmonster has just revealed that his resin kaiju “Chimeron” will be making an appearance at NYCC courtesy of Monster Island! Standing at a lofty 6″ tall, the hulking monstrosity comes with articulation at the waist, arms and head, this time around cast in stunning contrasting clear pink and purple mixed parts. Packed with an exclusiveContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The Monster Island NYCC exclusive Chimeron from acolorfulmonster…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Splurrt’s resin “Skull of Abel” revealed…

Originally sculpted way back at the beginning of the year, Splurrt‘s breathtaking Skull of Abel is finally seeing the light of day courtesy of Monster Island! Standing at a rather lofty 4″ tall, the crushed skull has been rotocast in a white resin for this pictured test shot, with a limited batch to follow soon. NewsContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Splurrt’s resin “Skull of Abel” revealed…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Clutter’s Toy Mafia exclusives revealed in full…

Toy Mafia (\ˈtȯi mä-fē-ə\) Noun. An organized international body of designer toy collectors, originally founded in NYC. Toy Mafia events take place monthly and are often associated with exclusive releases and excessive partying. With June’s Toy Mafia opening it’s doors later today, the guys over at Clutter are proud to present the remaining 3 exclusivesContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Clutter’s Toy Mafia exclusives revealed in full…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The ‘Mini Monster’ custom bootlegs from Monster Island…

Paying a loving tribute to Diener’s hugely popular 80’s minis, Monster Island has recast some of the best figures from their Monster line for his latest custom bootleg series! Originally only limited to a selection of primary colours (check them out below), the 4 creatures have been given a lease of new life, coming handContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The ‘Mini Monster’ custom bootlegs from Monster Island…”