MAN-E-NEWS// The “Critters inspired” mini figure: Halloween Orange “Non-Con” Exclusives!

Our very own Tru:Tek has once agin teamed up with the Amazing Zectron for the latest batch of “Critters inspired” mini figures… the Halloween Orange “Non-Con” Exclusives! Whilst we’d have loved to send a batch of the mischevious little creatures to NYCC this week, there was unfortunately no one willing to take on such aContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The “Critters inspired” mini figure: Halloween Orange “Non-Con” Exclusives!”

MAN-E-NEWS// The “Sitting” Adam Bomb custom from Eric Nilla…

Following the “Grim Jim” custom we posted last month (find out more here), Eric Nilla has just revealed details of his latest GPK Cheap Toy release, the “Sitting” Adam Bomb! Arguably the most popular (and elusive!) figure from classic 80’s mini figure line, Eric has kit-bashed and re-sculpted the standing figure to better represent theContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The “Sitting” Adam Bomb custom from Eric Nilla…”

MAN-E-UPDATE// The “Critters inspired” mini figures: SOLD OUT! But not for long…

but not for long… Unbelievable! That’s the only word to describe the response we had to the “Critters inspired” mini figures last night… After putting an accumulated total of 68 rubber and resin variants in both the Bigmantoys and Man-E-Toys stores at 9pm, we were left with just 3 after 20 minutes (most disappearing inContinue reading “MAN-E-UPDATE// The “Critters inspired” mini figures: SOLD OUT! But not for long…”

MAN-E-UPDATE// Zectron’s “Critters inspired” mini figures out today!

With Zectron‘s highly anticipated “Critters inspired” mini figures: Wave 2 hitting both the Man-E-Toys and Bigmantoys stores later on today (find out more here), we thought we’d share a few pics of the many different designs that will be on offer… Available in either bind-bagged neon, blind-bagged marbled and the standard flesh tone, these rubberContinue reading “MAN-E-UPDATE// Zectron’s “Critters inspired” mini figures out today!”

MAN-E-REVEAL// The “Critters inspired mini figures” Wave 2 from Zectron x Man-E-Toys x Bigmantoys…

Been wondering why our posting has got a little slack over the past few days? Well there is a very good reason dear readers, as this official press release should hopefully explain… “In association with Bigmantoys and art toy blog Man-E-Toys, the Amazing Zectron aka Plastic Soul is proud to present the second wave of Critters inspired mini figures! (Check outContinue reading “MAN-E-REVEAL// The “Critters inspired mini figures” Wave 2 from Zectron x Man-E-Toys x Bigmantoys…”

MAN-E-NEWS// New B.U.F.F mini figures in the Muscle Things store…

After a month of waiting with baited breath, Alec over at Muscle Things is proud to reveal that the store is once more stocked to the brim with a brand new selection of B.U.F.F mini figures! Featuring the previously revealed BabyZilla and Mr T, the massive restock also sees the debut of another 6 awesomeContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// New B.U.F.F mini figures in the Muscle Things store…”

MAN-E-UPDATE// The Critters inspired mini figure from The Mighty Zectron…

Ahead of a MASSIVE reveal planned for the beginning of next week (head over to our instagram feed @trutek for some clues!), we’ve decided to take a little look at the updated packaging for Zectron‘s second batch of Critters inspired mini figures… Although the original window box design (featured here) proved to be a massiveContinue reading “MAN-E-UPDATE// The Critters inspired mini figure from The Mighty Zectron…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Eric Nilla’s Grim Jim GPK Cheap Toy custom…

Whilst the recently posted Cheap Toy Series 2 customs from Eric Nilla have helped quench our Garbage Pail Kids thirst in recent weeks, we’ve been yearning for quite some time to see a few of our other favourites turned into mini figure gold… two series of ten was never going to be enough! Well itContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Eric Nilla’s Grim Jim GPK Cheap Toy custom…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Ironmask’s new Gorewad Monster sculpts revealed…

Joining the Horsemen inspired Universe of Violence Series 2 figure revealed last week (find out more here), Ironmask of Ironhaus Productions proudly presents his latest batch of Gorewad Monster sculpts! Intended as a micro companion series to the main UoV figures, the second round come even grosser, twisted and disgusting than the last! At theContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Ironmask’s new Gorewad Monster sculpts revealed…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The Nama-Niku and Healeymade Grasshut exclusives…

Judging by recent Instagram posts, it would appear that two Man-E-Toy favourites, both Nama-Niku and Healeymade, are gearing up for some very special exclusives for Bwana Spoons’ Grasshut! Whilst Healeymade has prepared another awesome batch of the recent L’Amour Supreme collab, the two-headed “Dino Bros”, Nama-Niku’s Tyler, along with the casting expertise of Eric Nilla,Continue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The Nama-Niku and Healeymade Grasshut exclusives…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Eric Nilla’s Universe of Violence contest…

In celebration of his new blog and shop, plus the release of the Universe of Violence Set A this week, Eric Nilla proudly presents the first in a long line of monthly contests… Up for grabs is a stunning one-off rubber casting of Eric’s featured Eyeklops mini figure, coming in a beautiful two-tone mix ofContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Eric Nilla’s Universe of Violence contest…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Ironmask’s Horsemen inspired mini figure for Universe of Violence Series 2…

With the Universe of Violence‘s Set A of Series 1 going on sale (and quickly selling out!) just yesterday, we were surprised to find that Ironmask has already finished the first figure from the second wave! Easily one of our favourite sculpts from the highly talented artist yet, the stunning 1.5″ tall figure takes inspirationContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Ironmask’s Horsemen inspired mini figure for Universe of Violence Series 2…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The new store from Eric Nilla…

We’ve featured the amazing work of sculptor and caster Eric Nilla numerous times here at Man-E-Toys (check out our various posts here), but with most of his releases being limited to the dedicated mini figure forums, a lot of potential new fans have missed out… Well that ends today, as later on tonight Eric willContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The new store from Eric Nilla…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Mini Sunshine “Clear” B.U.F.F mini figure from Muscle Things…

Following the release of both Hot Pink and Midnight Black editions a few weeks back, Alec over at Muscle Things is proud to reveal the latest incarnation of Mini Sunshine… this time in clear! Customised from the original pyramid shaped Sunshine M.U.S.C.L.E robot, Alec has once again cast the figure in his signature “Black Magic”Continue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Mini Sunshine “Clear” B.U.F.F mini figure from Muscle Things…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Custom “Gumball” Battle Beast: Killer Carp from Eric Nilla…

Even with a whole host of other mini figure projects on the go, master caster Eric Nilla has managed to find time to squeeze in the second addition to his on-going custom “Gumball” Battle Beasts series, the Killer Carp! Taking the hard plastic originals of the western Battle Beasts we all know and love, EricContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Custom “Gumball” Battle Beast: Killer Carp from Eric Nilla…”

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…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Mr T B.U.F.F mini figure from Muscle Things…

Hot off the heels of both Ric Flair and BabyZilla reveals over the past few days, Muscle Things are proud to present yet another addition to the wrestling inspired B.U.F.F series, the one and only Mr T! Joining Holywood and Ric Flair, the latest ageing (ex)wrestler to feature in the line has been kit-bashed andContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Mr T B.U.F.F mini figure from Muscle Things…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Ric Flair B.U.F.F mini figure from Muscle Things…

As promised at the end of last week in our reveal of Babyzilla, we bring you the second new manager to feature in Muscle Things‘ wrestling inspired B.U.F.F series, TNA’s very own Ric Flair! Featuring the same receding mullet and sharp suit as the ageing wrestling star’s current appearance, the M.U.S.C.L.E custom has been kit-bashedContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Ric Flair B.U.F.F mini figure from Muscle Things…”

MAN-E-NEWS// BabyZilla B.U.F.F mini figure from Nama Niku x Muscle Things…

Following in the footsteps of both Meatgrinder and Half-Baked Ham, Nama-Niku‘s Manzilla has received the “chibi” treatment with the reveal of BabyZilla! Created for the on-going wrestling inspired “B.U.F.F” line, BabyZilla has been touted as the series’ first ever manager (with more to follow soon!)… Kit-bashed/sculpt by Tyler of Nama-Niku and hand cast in anContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// BabyZilla B.U.F.F mini figure from Nama Niku x Muscle Things…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Zectron’s Critters inspired mini figure: Packaging revealed…

When first revealing Zectron‘s Critters inspired mini figure a couple of weeks back (find out more here), we mentioned that the up and coming toy designer had something special in store for the packaging of the first batch… well after hours of painstaking work (and a massive hole in the bank balance), Zectron proudly revealsContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Zectron’s Critters inspired mini figure: Packaging revealed…”