MAN-E-NEWS// The “Power Claw” custom mini figure from Iconoclast Toys…

Manny X Romero has revealed that he’ll be unleashing a whole swathe of new mini figures into the Iconoclast Toys store later today, including s personal favourite of ours, the retro-tastic Power Claw! The perfect marriage of vintage gaming and toys, the little guy has been bootlegged from M.U.S.C.L.E/Kinnikuman’s infamous “Claw” keshi, coming complete withContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The “Power Claw” custom mini figure from Iconoclast Toys…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The Kill People “8Bit13” bootleg resin figure from Jack’s Attic…

It’s been a while since we last heard anything from the highly talented Jack’s Attic, so it came with great pleasure this weekend to find that they’re finally gearing up for their latest release, the awesome “8Bit13” bootleg resin figure! A variant of Jack’s previously release “Kill People” peg figure, the awesome mini Jason hasContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The Kill People “8Bit13” bootleg resin figure from Jack’s Attic…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The “OG” Rikishi Bob-Omb resin mini figure from Dubose Art…

Jonathan Dubose has just revealed the latest release to hit the Dubose Art store, the Rikishi Bob-Omb resin figure! An ingenious marriage of both Super Mario’s generic bomb enemy and sumo, the shiko (leg-stomping) mini stands at around 1.75″ tall, coming hand sculpt, cast and painted by Jonathan. Limited to an edition of 20 in the pictured “OG” colorway,Continue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The “OG” Rikishi Bob-Omb resin mini figure from Dubose Art…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Squid Kids Ink’s Mini 10-Doh! Series 1 released…

Following a successful debut at SDCC earlier this month, Squid Kids Ink are proud to reveal that the long awaited Min 10-Doh’s are finally ready for general release! Paying tribute to 80’s console, the Nintendo Entertainment System, the cartridge inspired figure is available in 16 different designs from 12 of the art toy scene’s elite,Continue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Squid Kids Ink’s Mini 10-Doh! Series 1 released…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Mini 10-Doh! Series One from Squid Kids Ink…

Originally previewed back at last month’s Wondercon, Squid Kids Ink are proud to officially announce their first blind-boxed series, Mini 10-Doh! Scaling the much loved 10-Doh! NES styled cartridge down to a dinky 3.5″, the first series is set to feature designs by Andrew Wilson, Doktor A, Jerome Lu, Jesse Hernandez, Kozik, Kwestone, Luke Chueh,Continue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Mini 10-Doh! Series One from Squid Kids Ink…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The ‘Warning Asian!’ 10-Doh! Wondercon 2012 exclusive from Squid Kids Ink…

Following the announcement of the ‘Vinyl Thoughts 2’ 10-Doh, Squid Kids Ink are proud to present yet another edition in the form of the gold ‘Warning Asian!’. Featuring label art inspired by the Year of the Dragon from illustrator/toy designer Kwestone, the ‘Warning Asian’ cartridge will be making its debut at Squid Kid Inks’ WonderconContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The ‘Warning Asian!’ 10-Doh! Wondercon 2012 exclusive from Squid Kids Ink…”

The Old School Video Game Art Show @Gallery 1988: Update

With Gallery 1988’s latest exhibition at it’s Venice location drawing ever closer, we’ve decided to give a quick preview of some of the Old School Video Game Art Show’s entered pieces. Opening next Friday (September 16th), the show is set to feature pixelated 8-bit tributes from over 100 artists including Luke Ryan, Kim Herbst, DeadlySweetPlushes,Continue reading “The Old School Video Game Art Show @Gallery 1988: Update”

Zim and Zou’s “Back to Basics” Retro Paper Craft

French graphic design house, Zim and Zou, have recently finished their highly anticipated Back to Basics project, a beautiful study of vintage technologies in paper-craft form. Featuring iconic designs from the 80’s era, the likes of the Polaroid camera, Gameboy, floppy disk, Walkman and NES controller have been faithfully re-created in the era’s bold andContinue reading “Zim and Zou’s “Back to Basics” Retro Paper Craft”