MAN-E-NEWS// The Hugo Shortpants resin magnets from UME Toys…

With “Halloween in July’s” Friday 13th date looming ever closer, Richard Page of UME Toys has revealed the first of many goodies that will be sitting alongside new characters Hugo, Belemey and Russel Bone… the Hugo magnets! Hand cast in resin and painted by Rich, the adorable little guys are due to come bagged andContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The Hugo Shortpants resin magnets from UME Toys…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Belemey “Twitter” colourway from UME Toys…

“He may be the wise kid on the block but like all of us he’s addicted to Twitter. Show your love twitter and put a little Belemey on your shelf…” Originally created for UME Toys‘ upcoming “Halloween in July” event, the super-cute Belemey has made a cheeky early appearance in the form of a “TwitterContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Belemey “Twitter” colourway from UME Toys…”

MAN-E-NEWS// UME Toys’ “Friday 13th” Halloween in July release update…

As mentioned in our earlier post here, Rich over at UME Toys has a whole lot more planned than just the debut of Hugo Shortpants and Belemey come Friday 13th next month… so without further ado, we bring you a quick rundown on the developments since our OG Hugo reveal last week! To celebrate bringingContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// UME Toys’ “Friday 13th” Halloween in July release update…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The Lowl resin figures from Amanda Visell…

Fresh from the release of Primaries Wave 2, Amanda Visell is proud to present her latest one-off resin series, the Lowls. Limited to just 3 individually finished pieces this time around; the Fireberry, Licky and Nightengale, each has been hand cast and painted in Visell’s contrasting pastel/vivid paint style. Standing at an impressive 6″ xContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The Lowl resin figures from Amanda Visell…”

MAN-E-NEWS// America Depress from Ron English x Kidrobot Black…

Teased a couple of weeks back, Ron English‘s collaboration with Kidrobot’s Black off-shoot, “America Depress” has finally been revealed in all its glory. Based on a painting English did way back at the beginning of the financial crisis (check our original post for a look), the monumental 12″ vinyl figure has been limited to justContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// America Depress from Ron English x Kidrobot Black…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The Fool’s Paradise #6: Earthman teaser…

Slowly churning out the highest quality resins for a dedicated army of fans, Fool’s Paradise are fast becoming one of our favourite production houses in the scene right now. The next piece in their on-going avant-garde 12″ series has just been revealed as Earthman, and gaging from the helmet design teased above, the sixth instalmentContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The Fool’s Paradise #6: Earthman teaser…”

MAN-E-NEWS// “Pierced” vinyl figure from Parra x Kidrobot…

“As he pierces her with brutal force.” Inspired by the melodramatic cover art of romance novels and based on his original silkscreen artwork, Dutch artist Parra has joined forces with Kidrobot to produce “Pierced”, a 10″ tall vinyl sculpture that has no front or back, telling a different story from every angle! Using his signature post-Pop imagery and highly saturated coloursContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// “Pierced” vinyl figure from Parra x Kidrobot…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Ron English’s “American Depression” for Kidrobot Black…

It’s been a long time since the release of Tara McPherson’s Lilitu figure, so it came with great pleasure to find out that Kidrobot Black‘s latest release, Ron English‘s “American Depression” will be dropping at the end of the month! Fitting the more-art-than-toy brief of Kidrobot‘s super sleek subsidiary, the piece has been adapted fromContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Ron English’s “American Depression” for Kidrobot Black…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The “Ronin” custom Horselington from JC Rivera…

We’ve been closely following the progress JC Rivera‘s Horselington custom on Instagram for quite some time now, so it came with great pleasure to find the finished shots of said project in our inbox this morning! Privately commissioned, Rivera was tasked with creating a Samurai inspired piece, with the end results taking form as theContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The “Ronin” custom Horselington from JC Rivera…”

MAN-E-NEWS// “The Rising” resin figure from Fugi.me x Robotic Industries…

After months in the works, Fugi.me are proud to present their first original figure, “The Rising” zombie hand! Designed and created by Robotic Industries, the 4″ x 4″ hand cast and painted resin figure will be dropping this Thursday (April 26th) on the Fugi.me store in both green and pink colourways. Limited to just 10Continue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// “The Rising” resin figure from Fugi.me x Robotic Industries…”

MAN-E-NEWS// eeKs’ “Screamer” resin bust now available…

Hot off the heels of his recent “NomNoms” collaboration with JC Rivera, eeKs is proud to reveal that the highly anticipated “Screamer” bust is finally available to purchase. With an initial run in white resin, the 4.5″ x 4.25″ monstrosity comes ready for customising, or if you prefer, can be hand painted by eeKs onContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// eeKs’ “Screamer” resin bust now available…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The custom “Sai Kang Warriors” from Daniel Yu…

Daniel Yu aka Dory (creator of the awesome Crawdad Kid OMFG figure) kindly shares with us his latest project, the “Sai Kang Warriors”. Celebrating the often overlooked labourers that keep our environment safe and clean, the 5 heavily modified Playmobil figures have been expertly sculpted with epoxy clay and hand painted with acrylics. Truly some of theContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The custom “Sai Kang Warriors” from Daniel Yu…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Rich UME’s ‘Radiation Suit’ Marty McFly for Just in Time…

Richard Page over at UME Toys has just revealed his latest custom sculpt, ‘Radiation Suit’ Marty McFly. Created for Flatties‘ upcoming collaborative charity project, ‘Just in Time’, Rich was tasked with making a toy themed around the world of the legendary Back to the Future movies, using the memorable scene when Marty first touches down in 1955 asContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Rich UME’s ‘Radiation Suit’ Marty McFly for Just in Time…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Zukie Charms and more Tiny Zukies from Alison Perez…

Never one to rest on her laurels, Alison Perez aka Miss Zukie is proud to present another 3 adorable additions to the family, introducing 2 new Zukie charms and the return of the popular Tiny Zukies… The ‘Zukie Emotion’ head charms have been sculpt and hand painted by Alison, each coming with their own uniqueContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Zukie Charms and more Tiny Zukies from Alison Perez…”

MAN-E-NEWS// UME Toys’ Bassett D Kay custom sculpture for the Candy-Coated Custom Show…

Richard Page of UME Toys is proud to reveal the return of Bassett D Kay, now more tooth-rotingly grotesque than ever! Standing at around 5″ tall, the nightmarish ode to Bertie Bassett (mascot of the British sweets, Bassett’s Liquorice Allsorts) was created for Tenacious Toys‘ first ever exhibition, The Candy-Coated Custom Show. To be held atContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// UME Toys’ Bassett D Kay custom sculpture for the Candy-Coated Custom Show…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Zukie and Munko customs from Alison Perez…

Set to drop alongside the So Hungry! Zukies and Tiny Zukie World later this week comes the latest custom series from Alison Perez, Zukie & MUNKO. Created using a mixture of David Choe’s DIY MUNKO platform and Sculpey, the adorable trio have been airbrushed and hand painted to perfection. Limited to an edition of justContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Zukie and Munko customs from Alison Perez…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Super Hungry Zukies & Tiny Zukie World from Alison Perez…

Swiftly following last weeks Spring/Summer drops, the ever busy Alison Perez aka Miss Zukie been hard at work preparing her latest 2 projects, the charming Super Hungry Zukies and Tiny Zukie World… First up come the food loving Super Hungry Zukies. Limited to an edition of 4, each hand sculpted Zukie comes with his ownContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Super Hungry Zukies & Tiny Zukie World from Alison Perez…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Spring Blossom and Summer Time Zukies from Alison Perez…

Hot off the heals of the recent Zukie Plush drop last week, Miss Zukie aka Alison Perez comes with yet more beautiful creations in the form of the Spring Blossoms and Summer Time! Zukie mini series… First up, Spring Blossoms have been limited to an edition of just 3, available in either pink, light greenContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Spring Blossom and Summer Time Zukies from Alison Perez…”

MAN-E-NEWS// ‘Lambert’ custom Kracka from UME Toys…

“Lambert loves his match – don’t try and take it off him or he’ll kick off metal dragon hidden fire style.” Rich over at UME Toys has sent us some pics of his latest custom pieces, the first coming in the form of ‘Lambert’ the clockwork dragon. Painted in an expertly weathered bronze colour scheme,Continue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// ‘Lambert’ custom Kracka from UME Toys…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The Year of the Dragon Synbora from Chris Ryniak x Squibbles Ink x Rotofugi…

Chris Ryniak‘s Synbora is making a return in the new ‘Year of the Dragon’ edition, which is set to drop exclusively through Rotofugi tomorrow (March 2nd) at 11am Central time. Cast in black vinyl, with hand sprays of red, gold and matte black from Joe Sommers (Squibbles Ink) and Kirby Kerr (Rotofugi), the 5″ figuresContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The Year of the Dragon Synbora from Chris Ryniak x Squibbles Ink x Rotofugi…”