MAN-E-NEWS// Custom vintage action figures from Kuri…

Up and coming illustrator and regular October Toys forum member Krystal Lord (aka Kuri) has just revealed images of her latest project- taking on a whole host of vintage action figures and customising them in her wonderfully unique style! Featuring a mixture of standard 3.75″  Star Wars and Thundercat toys, plus a 12″ tall (1/6th)Continue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Custom vintage action figures from Kuri…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The Darkside Keiko preorder from Fool’s Paradise…

Premier resin toy manufacturers Fool’s Paradise are proud to reveal that the follow up to the awesome Keikotrooper, The Darkside Keiko, will finally be up for preorder tomorrow! Standing at around 12″ tall, the meticulously hand cast and painted figure is due to come with Darth Vader-inspired oversized helmet, cape, and lightsaber. No news onContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The Darkside Keiko preorder from Fool’s Paradise…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The Stompin’ Ground 1/6 scale customs from Daniel Yu…

The 2nd of 3 pieces we’ll be featuring from Singapore based artist Daniel Yu this week, the Stompin’ Ground custom set were created for a recent retrospective show for the local hardcore band of the same name. Breathtakingly realised in 1/6 scale, the fully articulated figures have been sculpted using Epoxy, each featuring an extensiveContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The Stompin’ Ground 1/6 scale customs from Daniel Yu…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The Darkside Keiko from Fool’s Paradise…

Whilst we feverishly wait for the arrival of the original Keikotrooper here at Man-E-Towers (any day now!), Fool’s Paradise have gone and done it again with the reveal of yet another wallet sapping must-have resin… the Darkside Keiko! The perfect companion to Keiko’s recent Star Wars inspired incarnation, the Sith Lord variant is due forContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The Darkside Keiko from Fool’s Paradise…”

MAN-E-TOYS// The KeikoTrooper resin figure from Fool’s Paradise…

Teased a couple of weeks back (both here and here), Fool’s Paradise proudly present the pre-order for their latest Keiko figure, the Star Wars inspired KeikoTrooper! 100% handcrafted, the exquisite resin pays a loving tribute to the Stormtrooper, featuring the signature oversized Keiko-style head, gloves, bear claw boots and back plate. Cast in two differentContinue reading “MAN-E-TOYS// The KeikoTrooper resin figure from Fool’s Paradise…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The Keikotrooper resin figure from Fool’s Paradise…

Revealed here at the tail end of last month, it appears that the latest Star Wars infused Keiko from premier resin producers Fool’s Paradise is nearing completion! Due to come with an oversized FP styled Stormtrooper head, gloves, boots and accessories (check out the authentic back plate and canister!), the 12″ hand cast resin figureContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The Keikotrooper resin figure from Fool’s Paradise…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The 1:6 scale threeA compatible resin skulls from 13ART…

As I am sure all of our regular readers are aware, we have a certain penchant for resin skulls… so it came with great pleasure yesterday to stumble upon the breathtaking work of Taiwanese artist, 13ART aka Skull Man! Hand sculpted and cast in resin with the utmost level of detail and style, 13ART’s skullsContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The 1:6 scale threeA compatible resin skulls from 13ART…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Handmade #6 EARTHMAN from Fool’s Paradise pre-order…

Revealed here last week, Fool’s Paradise‘s latest figure in the Handmade 12 series, #6 EARTHMAN, is finally gearing up for pre-order this week. 100% hand created, the impressive 12″ figure has been cast in resin, coming complete with the usual array of accessories we’ve come to expect from the elite brand, including a bright redContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Handmade #6 EARTHMAN from Fool’s Paradise pre-order…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Earthman 06 update plus the new Keiko from Fool’s Paradise…

Following the teaser we posted last week, Fool’s Paradise are proud to officially reveal the next figure in the Handmade series, #6 Earthman. Standing at 12″ tall, the futuristic character has been decked out in a sleek red suit, fluorescent green tie, heavy duty boots and shades, the hand cast resin figure comes complete withContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Earthman 06 update plus the new Keiko from Fool’s Paradise…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Halo Reach’s Carter-A259 1/6th scale figure from threeA…

After briefly mentioning a Halo collaboration off the back of the recent “Ambush” pre-order, threeA have finally leaked a teaser of the first figure to drop- Halo Reach’s Carter-A259! Once again avoiding the obvious choice (we keep our fingers crossed for a Master Chief at some point down the line!), threeA will be releasing theContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Halo Reach’s Carter-A259 1/6th scale figure from threeA…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Real Steel’s Midas 1/6th scale figure from threeA…

Hot off the heels of the recent Ambush pre-order, threeA Toys are gearing up for their next installment in the Real Steel collection, the mohawked Midas! Once again shying away from the sleek, flashy robots that take centre stage in the film, threeA have opted for a weathered and exposed design that is more in-syncContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Real Steel’s Midas 1/6th scale figure from threeA…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Custom Mini Berties from Rich UME…

With threeA‘s DIY Mini Berties shipping a couple of weeks back, the art toy community has wasted no time in getting to work on these little beauties, with Richard Page of UME Toys‘ efforts being some of the best we’ve seen so far. Procuring 5 from close friend JPK last weekend, Rich set about cuttingContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Custom Mini Berties from Rich UME…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Real Steel ‘Ambush’ 1/6th figure from threeA…

Announced way back at the tail end of last summer, threeA Toys are finally gearing up for the release of Real Steel’s ‘Ambush’ in 1/6th scale. Following the same meticulous attention to detail seen in the recent MGS Rex release, Ambush’s articulation is second to none, featuring countless moving parts including pistons, sliding biceps andContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Real Steel ‘Ambush’ 1/6th figure from threeA…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The Re-Venture toy exclusives from threeA Toys…

As we draw ever closer to threeA’s Re-Venture festival taking place at the end of the month (April 27th-May 4th, read more here), the art toy powerhouse has finally revealed the line-up of exclusive toys that will be making an appearance. Available to pre-order from the Bambaland store from April 10th at 9am HK (for pick-upContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The Re-Venture toy exclusives from threeA Toys…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The Square Companion from Valve x threeA revealed…

With speculation regarding the recently announced Valve x 3A Toys collaboration reaching fever pitch, the 3A production blog has finally quelled any rumours with the reveal of the Square Companion. Combining Portal’s much loved cube with WWR’s Square robot, the figure is likely to make it’s debut at this year’s NYCC in October. Ashley WoodContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The Square Companion from Valve x threeA revealed…”

MAN-E-NEWS// VALVE x threeA Toys collaboration announced…

Briefly mentioned in last week’s 3AVOX newsletter, 3A Toys have finally revealed their latest collaborative partner as computer game giants, VALVE! Creator of the last decade’s most influential games including Half Life, Portal and Team Fortress, we can only begin to wonder what creations threeA will be working their magic on; Portal’s Atlas and P-Body? Half LifeContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// VALVE x threeA Toys collaboration announced…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Ro-Jaws and Ro-Jaws ‘Backhole’ 1/6th figures from 3A Toys x 2000AD…

Revealed here a few weeks back, 3A Toys‘ first collaboration with comic book legends 2000AD will finally be available to pre-order soon. Rolling exclusively onto the Bambaland store on March 22nd, the ‘ol sewer bot’ will be available for $110 (shipping included)- ready to ‘come to your abode and clean the… you know!’. 3AA membersContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Ro-Jaws and Ro-Jaws ‘Backhole’ 1/6th figures from 3A Toys x 2000AD…”

MAN-E-NEWS// 1/12 Action Portable Popbots from ThreeA Toys…

Announced through this week’s 3AVOX, the 1/12th scale Action Portable Popbots have finally seen resident sale through Bambaland. As from today (February 3rd), four single carded edition’s and the exclusive 3AA 4Way box set are available to purchase for $55 and $180 respectively (prices include shipping). Featuring all new box and card art, each Popbot also comesContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// 1/12 Action Portable Popbots from ThreeA Toys…”

KAWS’ Partners by Original Fake x Medicom Toys…

KAWS’ latest release has just been revealed as the ‘Partners’ statuette from Original Fake x Medicom Toys. Featuring artist KAWS aka Brian Connelly and a cowering (beaten?!) Companion character, the sculpt is a take on Walt Disney and Mickey Mouse’s Disneyland statue of the same name (pictured below). Whilst the subject matter is undeniably strangeContinue reading “KAWS’ Partners by Original Fake x Medicom Toys…”