MAN-E-NEWS// Kaiju Kaos: Smackdown “Alien Week” from Bailey Records…

Continuing their run of themed releases, Bryan Borgman over at Bailey Records is proud to reveal that a swarm of aliens will be invading the world of Kaiju Kaos all next week! Touching down in the Bailey Records store tomorrow (12/1) at 9pm Eastern, the event is set to play host to a whole slew of intergalactic mini figures,Continue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Kaiju Kaos: Smackdown “Alien Week” from Bailey Records…”

MAN-E-NEWS// New Kaiju Kaos ‘Earwig’ and ‘Optithulhu’ colourways from Bailey Records…

Bowing to pressure from fans since the initial ‘Black’ release a couple of months back, Bryan Borgman of Bailey Records has just revealed a slew of new brighter colourways for both ‘Earwig’ and ‘Optithulu’ Kaiju Kaos:SD figures! Cast (and sculpted in the case of Earwig) by Papagrim’s Steve Patt, each version, barring the standard ‘GamerContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// New Kaiju Kaos ‘Earwig’ and ‘Optithulhu’ colourways from Bailey Records…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The Sickophant resin figure from Papagrim Toys x Geekenhaven Studios…

Created in celebration of their upcoming ‘zine ‘Elephant Nosebleed’, Geekenhaven Studios have teamed up with Papagrim Toys for the release of their first ever resin… the Sickophant! Based on a concept by the studio, the stunning figure was designed, sculpted and cast by Papagrim’s Steve Patt, with an initial batch of solid pink, green, andContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The Sickophant resin figure from Papagrim Toys x Geekenhaven Studios…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Kaiju Kaos: Smackdown from Bryan Borgman x Papagrim Toys…

After months of preparation, Bryan Borgman is proud to reveal the latest subsidiary of the hugely popular Kaiju Kaos tabletop skirmish game… the Smackdown series! Taking note of the steady rise of mini figures in the art toy scene, Bryan enlisted the talents of Papagrim Toys‘ Steve Patt to create a crossover-line that can beContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Kaiju Kaos: Smackdown from Bryan Borgman x Papagrim Toys…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The exclusive Min-E-Face comic strip from Bigmantoys!

In celebration of the release of our very first H.U.S.T.L.E 2 pack tomorrow (check it out here), we are proud to present an exclusive comic strip from our good friend Lee over at Bigmantoys, featuring the series’ main protagonist, the mighty Min-E-Face! Before you take a look, we suggest giving Min-E’s brief backstory a readContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The exclusive Min-E-Face comic strip from Bigmantoys!”

MAN-E-XCLUSIVE// The H.U.S.T.L.E ‘Ed Skworm Vs. Min-E-Face 2 pack dropping this Friday…

Right guys… after months of agonising set backs, the first batch of H.U.S.T.L.E mini figures are finally ready to drop! The debut toy line from our very own Tru:Tek, the “M.U.S.C.L.E” inspired series is set to feature a whole host of bootlegs, customs and original toys with more than a hint of 80’s nostalgia… DedicatedContinue reading “MAN-E-XCLUSIVE// The H.U.S.T.L.E ‘Ed Skworm Vs. Min-E-Face 2 pack dropping this Friday…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The Junkyard Zombie one-off sculpt from Steve Patt…

Whilst Chicago’s Toy Invaderz show has been and gone, Tenacious Toys are proud to reveal that they are currently stocking the dozens of pieces that went unsold! Including customs and original art from some of the scene’s finest including We Become Monsters, Miss Zukie, Task One and DMS, our favourite remaining piece has got toContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The Junkyard Zombie one-off sculpt from Steve Patt…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The Grimthraxx Glyos from Monsterforge x Papagrim Toys…

“Grimthraxx! The slave warrior who became a legend in and out of the arena! Once condemned to a fate of eternal combat, Grimthraxx defied his masters and led one of the greatest revolts in Glyan history. Grimthraxx grew to be a mighty general commanding the freed warriors of the Galactic Arena in their struggle toContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The Grimthraxx Glyos from Monsterforge x Papagrim Toys…”

MAN-E-UPDATE// ‘Ed Skworm vs. Min-E-Face “Noir” production shot…

As we loom ever closer to the release of our first M.U.S.C.L.E custom bootleg 2 pack, ‘Ed Skworm vs. Min-E-Face, we’ve decided to share with you the first production shot (with sprues still attached!) of the super-rare “Noir” edition that we will be offering up to our readers a week before the figures’ official release.Continue reading “MAN-E-UPDATE// ‘Ed Skworm vs. Min-E-Face “Noir” production shot…”

MAN-E-NEWS// UPDATE: ‘Ed Skworm vs. Min-E-Face test pull shot #2…

As you may remember, we have been working on a couple of resin releases over the last few months, with our first M.U.S.C.L.E bootleg 2 pack, ‘Ed Skworm vs. Min-E-Face, finally nearing completion (find out more about their progress here and here). Today we reveal the latest colour-test pull shot from Steve Patt over at Papagrim Toys-Continue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// UPDATE: ‘Ed Skworm vs. Min-E-Face test pull shot #2…”

MAN-E-NEWS// First test pull shot of our debut release, ‘Ed Skworm vs. Min-E-Face!

We were greeted this morning with a very exciting e-mail from Steve Patt over at Papagrim Toys, who kindly sent us over the very first test-pull shot of our debut resin release, ‘Ed Skworm vs. Min-E-Face! Following on from our extensive reveal a couple of weeks back (find out more here), Steve has since madeContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// First test pull shot of our debut release, ‘Ed Skworm vs. Min-E-Face!”

MAN-E-NEWS// The Human Slayers ‘Nine Eyed Demon’ resin figure from Michael Skattum x Papa Grim Toys…

Featured several times here on MAN-E-TOYS over the past couple of months, Michael Skattum‘s Human Slayer figure has finally been revealed in all its glory. Designed by Skattum, and hand sculpt/cast by Steve Patt of Papa Grim Toys, the 5.5″ tall ‘Nine Eyed Demon’ has been cast in fluorescent clear green resin, featuring a beautifulContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The Human Slayers ‘Nine Eyed Demon’ resin figure from Michael Skattum x Papa Grim Toys…”

MAN-E-FEATURE// OMFG! Series 2 submissions…

With the closing date for OMFG Series 2 submissions looming (entries must be posted in the October Toys forum by February 29th), we’ve decided to give a quick run-down of some of the best entries we’ve seen so far. Competition has been fierce this time around, with the dedicated thread now holding well over 8Continue reading “MAN-E-FEATURE// OMFG! Series 2 submissions…”

MAN-E-REVEAL// Custom NUKED! mini-figures from Adam Pratt…

Master customiser and close friend of MAN-E-TOYS, Adam Pratt, sent over some pics of his latest project today- a custom painted set of NUKED! mini-figures, privately commissioned by yours truly! Hand sculpt and cast by Steve Patt of Papagrim Toys, the initial set of 3 mini-figures (Clawgrugg, Skekiltor, and Oculus Viri) were released (and quicklyContinue reading “MAN-E-REVEAL// Custom NUKED! mini-figures from Adam Pratt…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Custom ‘Cerebragon’ Podaigon from Adam Pratt…

Our good friend Adam Pratt has just revealed his latest toy project, the ‘Cerebragon’ custom Podaigon (originally sculpted by Steven Patt of Papagrim under Halfbad Toyz). Standing at 6″ tall, the 12 ounce hunk of resin comes replete with a Jumping Brain infused cranium, extra sculpted detail, and, as always, an expertly finished custom paintContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Custom ‘Cerebragon’ Podaigon from Adam Pratt…”

MAN-E-UPDATE// Michael Skattum’s Human Slayer resin toy from Papagrim…

Featured in our toy round-up last week, new images of the upcoming Human Slayer resin figure from Papagrim Toys have surfaced. Based on the 9-Eyed Human Slayer (pictured below) created by illustrator Michael Skattum, the 5″ clear green figure was sculpted and casted by Steve Patt of Papagrim. Now in the final stages of production,Continue reading “MAN-E-UPDATE// Michael Skattum’s Human Slayer resin toy from Papagrim…”