MAN-E-NEWS// The custom Utrom/Krang inspired “Oot Keshi” from Plastic Playhouse…

Originally releasing in extremely limited numbers last year, Rick Dries aka PlasticPlayhouse’s awesome “Oot Keshi” figure has returned for one final outing! Based on the brain-like “Utrom” aliens in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles – the most prolific of course being Krang – the originally sculpted figure features an aesthetic similar to Neca’s now cancelled TMNT series, opting for aContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The custom Utrom/Krang inspired “Oot Keshi” from Plastic Playhouse…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The Neca-style Utrom custom keshi from Plastic Playhouse x Eric Nilla…

Originally revealed here a few weeks back, Plastic Playhouse‘s Utrom (Krang) keshi is due for an official release soon! Sculpted to fit alongside Neca’s TMNT figures, a staple for the prolific customiser, the first batch have been cast in a flesh-tone rubber, coming with paint accents from the artist himself. News on the release ofContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The Neca-style Utrom custom keshi from Plastic Playhouse x Eric Nilla…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The custom Utron (Krang) keshi from PlasticPlayhouse x Eric Nilla…

Mini figure customiser Rick Dries aka PlasticPlayhouse has teamed up with Eric Nilla for the release of his latest figure, the custom Utron keshi! Based on the brain-like aliens in TMNT (the most infamous being Krang!), Dries has opted for an aesthetic similar to Neca’s rendition, going for a minimal, stylised approach much more in-keeping withContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The custom Utron (Krang) keshi from PlasticPlayhouse x Eric Nilla…”

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 “Eagles of the Elements” Lazer Beast customs from Plastic Playhouse…

It’s been a while since we last featured the amazing talent of Plastic Playhouse here at Man-E-Toys, so without further ado we bring you his latest custom series, the “Eagles of the Elements” Laser Beasts! Created as a commission for a private collector, PP was tasked with painting the classic 80’s minifigures in the differentContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The “Eagles of the Elements” Lazer Beast customs from Plastic Playhouse…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Plastic Playhouse’s “Monzira” Manzilla custom…

 “His back spines alight as he charges up for his atomic breath attack…” It’s been a while since we’ve featured the work of Plastic Playhouse, so to celebrate the amazing success of our Nama x Nilla exclusives a couple of weeks back, we’ve decided to take a look at a recent custom he’s created based on the duo’sContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Plastic Playhouse’s “Monzira” Manzilla custom…”

MAN-E-NEWS// “Toy Story… the afterlife” custom S.L.U.G Zombies from Plastic Playhouse…

We previously featured the awesome custom work of Plastic Playhouse a few weeks back (check them out here) to a great response from our readers, so today we’ve decided to take a look at another project the highly talented artist has just completed- the Toy Story inspired custom S.L.U.G Zombies! Taking the cowboy and astronautContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// “Toy Story… the afterlife” custom S.L.U.G Zombies from Plastic Playhouse…”

MAN-E-NEWS// PlasticPlayhouse’s custom Man-E-Faces M.U.S.C.L.E custom…

After spotting PlasticPlayhouse‘s custom of Zectron‘s Critters-inspired mini figure yesterday, we decided to take a closer look at the highly talented artist’s work… and boy are we glad that we did! Heading over to PP’s dedicated Little Rubber Guys thread, there are literally hundreds of different M.U.S.C.L.E, keshi and Cheap Toy customs that the guyContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// PlasticPlayhouse’s custom Man-E-Faces M.U.S.C.L.E custom…”

MAN-E-NEWS// PlasticPlayhouse’s “Critters-inspired” mini figure custom…

We’ve featured Zectron‘s stunning Critters-inspired mini figure extensively here at Man-E-Toys over the past month (and you can bet there’s a whole lot more to come!), so it came with great pleasure yesterday to stumble across the very first custom from PlasticPlayhouse! Created from one of the first batch’s flesh figures, the Crite has beenContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// PlasticPlayhouse’s “Critters-inspired” mini figure custom…”