MAN-E-NEWS// The “Trick or Treat” Toil and Trouble resin figure from Healeymade…

Keeping with the Halloween theme, Healeymade has revealed that he’ll have a festive “Trick or Treat” version of Toil and Trouble up for grabs later on today! Standing at around 3″ tall, the stunning piece has been kit-bashed from a vintage Disney’s Snow White figurine, coming complete with two mini ‘witch head’ hands- a subtle referenceContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The “Trick or Treat” Toil and Trouble resin figure from Healeymade…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The CONSPIRACID resin figure from Kalaka Toys…

Finally launching his much anticipated web store over the weekend, Matias of Kalaka Toys has been steadily filling the virtual space with a whole host of custom creations, rare bootlegs and KO apparel- the latest to come in the form of the CONSPIRACID resin figure! Kit-bashed from a variety of vintage action figures and found objects, this anarchisticContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The CONSPIRACID resin figure from Kalaka Toys…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The Infiltrator Witch resin figure from Healeymade…

As if yesterday’s Muscle/Mask announcement wasn’t enough, Healeymade has just revealed that yet another piece will be heading to the store alongside the bootleg minis this week, proudly presenting the Infiltrator Witch! Marking a return to the popular “Toil & Trouble” custom bootleg, the figure has been kit-bashed from a vintage Snow White figurine, coming completeContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The Infiltrator Witch resin figure from Healeymade…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Wizard Skull’s “Buff Slimer” figure teased…

Following the success of his “Sexy Ronald” collaboration with the Sucklord early last year, NYC based artist Wizard Skull has just revealed that he will be unleashing an all-new toy soon, proudly presenting Buff Slimer! Details on the release are still pretty thin on the ground at the moment, but it appears that the figureContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Wizard Skull’s “Buff Slimer” figure teased…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Scraped Resin’s DCon excluisve “La Parka” custom bootleg…

As promised yesterday, we bring you the second Designer Con exclusive from Scraped Resin‘s Robert Rodriguez, La Parka! A tribute to the self proclaimed “Chairman of WCW”, lucha libre’s toughest skeleton wrestler stands at around 3″ tall, coming cast in a mix of black, flesh and clear two-toned resin. Priced at just $15 a piece,Continue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Scraped Resin’s DCon excluisve “La Parka” custom bootleg…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The Batmono bootleg figure from Tone Tank…

Tone Tank proudly presents his latest custom bootleg release, Batmono! Half man, half bat, half ape, and with a seemingly super-human power to defy mathematics (!), the figure was originally created as a one-off piece for a recent show, now seeing the light of day as a fully fledged resin figure. Inspired by a tripContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The Batmono bootleg figure from Tone Tank…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The DKE SDCC exclusive Mansons of the Universe from Skinner…

Previewed here a couple of weeks back, Skinner‘s latest foray into the world of custom bootlegs, the Mansons of the Universe, has finally been revealed in full! Unlike previously thought, each of the edition of 50 figures has been created using actual vintage 5.5″ toys instead of resin castings- resulting in the diverse range ofContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The DKE SDCC exclusive Mansons of the Universe from Skinner…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Skinner’s Mansons of the Universe: Charlor Rises custom bootleg for SDCC ’13…

Having previously worked with the likes of ManOrMonster? Studios and Galaxxor on a number of neo-vintage figure releases, the legendary Skinner finally throws his hat into the ring with his first ever custom bootleg release… Mansons of the Universe: Charlor Rises! Based on the infamous criminal Charles Manson, the hilarious figure has been kit-bashed fromContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Skinner’s Mansons of the Universe: Charlor Rises custom bootleg for SDCC ’13…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Thunder Puss 65: Mace of Fur-y Edition from DuBose Art and Design…

With the success of Driggs and Eyebot firmly under their belt, DuBose Art & Design are proud to present their latest custom bootleg release, Thunder Puss 65: Mace of Fur-y Edition! Kit-bashed and resculpted from a variety of different action figures, the ferocious feline stands at around 3.75″ tall with a 5″ long curled tail. Packaged withContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Thunder Puss 65: Mace of Fur-y Edition from DuBose Art and Design…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Caveguard, Luftmaus and more in the Healeymade store…

Since quitting the day job and moving full time into the world of resin art, Healeymade has treated us to week after week of solid releases… Well, unfortunately for our bank balances the elusive artist shows no signs of letting up, revealing yet another 3 pieces that’ll be hitting the store this Saturday! Alongside newContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Caveguard, Luftmaus and more in the Healeymade store…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The ‘Sexy Ronald’ custom bootleg from Wizard Skull x The Sucklord…

The Sucklord reveals details of his latest collaborative project with Brooklyn based illustrator Wizard Skull, the ‘Sexy Ronald’ custom bootleg! Based on the legendary weirdo’s infamous lampooning of a certain fast-food chain’s mascot, the guys have gone all out with the release, mounting the as-yet-unrevealed figure on a wooden backer with ‘real’ McDonalds Cheeseburger wrappers, plusContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The ‘Sexy Ronald’ custom bootleg from Wizard Skull x The Sucklord…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The ‘Fist Hombre’ bootleg action figure from Tone Tank…

Sorry guys, a little late on this one but here goes… Illustrator-cum-toy designer Tone Tank is proud to present his second toy release, and first full-resin figure, the mighty Fist Hombre! Complete with “real knucklehead action”, the 5.5″ tall custom bootleg has been kit-bashed from various vintage action figures, coming re-cast and hand painted byContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The ‘Fist Hombre’ bootleg action figure from Tone Tank…”

MAN-E-NEWS// From the Styx Toys’ prototypes for the (In)action Figure Show…

Whilst we previously posted Steve Seeley‘s ‘Faker’ Bear and Horse Fighter set last week (check them out here), it falls upon brother and From the Styx Toys co-owner, Tim Seeley for the second part of their (In)action Figure Show entry… Consisting of 5 prototypes for their as-yet-untitled custom bootleg line; Rex Stegos, Grave Man, R.A.W,Continue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// From the Styx Toys’ prototypes for the (In)action Figure Show…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The (In)action Figure Show ‘Faker Bear and Horse Fighters’ from Steve Seeley…

Illustrator Steve Seeley once again resurrects the awesome Inaction Figures for Clutter’s (In)action Figure Show (two separate entities btw!), with the reveal of the Faker Bear and Horse Fighters! Cast by legendary neo-vintage artist Giant Japanese Monster, Bad!, the 5.5″ figures have been painted in the blue and purple of He-Man’s infamous evil clone Faker,Continue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The (In)action Figure Show ‘Faker Bear and Horse Fighters’ from Steve Seeley…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The post-holiday art toy catch-up!

After an awesome 7 days away on the unique isle of Cuba (first week off this year, woot!), we’re back with all the latest news in the ‘alternative’ art toy scene, including exclusive H.U.S.T.L.E updates, reveals of our latest projects under the new ‘Disarticulators’ umbrella (a collaborative effort between our very own Tru:Tek, Zectron andContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The post-holiday art toy catch-up!”

MAN-E-NEWS// The Halloween Blindbag mash-ups from Killer Bootlegs…

Completing our round of Halloween themed posts today, Peter Goral of Killer Bootlegs kindly shares with us images of his latest resin series, the Halloween Blindbag Bootlegs! Consisting of 20 “one-off” mashups utilising parts from the Killer Bootlegs archives, the stunning figures have been cast in a variety of Halloween inspired colours, each coming withContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The Halloween Blindbag mash-ups from Killer Bootlegs…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The Wizard World Exclusive Mutant Jawas from Killer Bootlegs…

With the Chicago leg of the Wizard World Con touching down just yesterday (August 9th), we thought we’d revisit the awesome Mutant Jawas that Killer Bootlegs‘ Peter Wheatstraw has created for the event… Kit-bashed from a vintage Jawa and Yoda, and coming complete with bootleg vinyl cape, Peter enlisted the talents of two new interns toContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The Wizard World Exclusive Mutant Jawas from Killer Bootlegs…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The “Wizard World” exclusive Mutant Jawas from Killer Bootlegs…

Peter Wheatstraw over at Killer Bootlegs kindly shares details of his latest project, the “Wizard World” exclusive Mutant Jawas! Kit-bashed from a vintage Jawa and Yoda, and coming complete with bootleg vinyl cape, KB have enlisted the talents of two new interns to cast a staggering 100 of the figures in preparation for next month’sContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The “Wizard World” exclusive Mutant Jawas from Killer Bootlegs…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The Vicar Apparitions from David Healey x MPH…

myplasticheart is proud to announce the latest exclusive release in the Healeymade line of resin figures, the Vicar “Apparition” edition! A mash-up of action figures including one of the baddest villains in outer space (can you guess who it is?), the stunning figure comes locked, loaded, and ready for action. Cast in a ghostly pale blue/greenContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The Vicar Apparitions from David Healey x MPH…”