Following two year of development delays, Filter017 has hooked up with Shanghai art toy team 909 Toy to reboot their Pop Corn 6" vinyl toy. Sculptor Trex Wang worked on sculpting the prototype...and they're now ready to reveal the first release photos of the prototype model sculpting process. There's no word yet on when these might head to production.
From Jesse Narens and the land of Stegoforest...Friday August 8th 2014 will see the release of two new Stegoforest figures. There will be a run of flesh vinyl with green, blue and yellow sprays with silver eyes that will run $55.00 plus shipping. Also, there will be a run painted by Velocitron on GID vinyl that will sell for $80.00 plus shipping.
Opening this Friday, August 1st 2014, at Guzu Gallery in Austin, Texas, the "Children of the 80's" art show celebrates pieces inspired by the cartoon and toy franchises of the decade. For the exhibition, Patrick Wong submitted his Transformers-based design entitled Molotov Man Optimus Prime. The custom uses the new 8" DIY figure from The Loyal Subjects as the base figure.
"Children of the 80's" will run until August 30th at 5000 N Lamar Blvd in Austin, Texas. Wong's one of a kind custom piece is available via the gallery for $300.00.
Hot Toys has revealed another sixth scale figure from their Iron Man license. In the first Iron Man movie, Tony Stark is repairing the Mark III as it hangs from the ceiling with numerous cables and wires connected to it. Hot Toys is allowing fans to replicate this with their sixth scale Mark III (Construction Version) Collectible as an addition to the Diorama Series.
The sixth scale Mark III (Construction Version) features:
• LED-lit eyes, circular RT on chest, and left forearm
• LED-lit forearms
• Metallic gold, red & silver colored painting on armor
• Removable chest plate
• Removable inner torso armor
• Removable outer torso armor
• Wires, cables, and chains connected to armor and figure stage
• LED light-up function on ceiling
• LED light-up function on figure stage
• Square-shaped figure stage featuring the movie logo
Acolorfulmonster has two new runs of Zombitron figures now available in his shop. The 5.5" tall figure features 6 points of articulation. The Orange Metallo is painted orange with blue-green and silver metallic spray. It runs $65.00. The Bruised and bloody colorway is painted with flesh, purple bruise and blood splatter red. It runs $75.00. Each run is limited to only 4 pieces.
Fools Paradise has opened the pre-order window for their Boba Keiko hand painted and handcrafted resin figure. Running until August 28th 2014,the 12" tall figure is slated to then ship around Q4 of 2014. You can pre-order now the figure for $239.00 (Including Global EMS Shipping).
Under license from Hasbro, Hot Toys has announced the Optimus Prime (Starscream Version) Collectible Figure from the classic The Transformers Generation 1.
The Optimus Prime (Starscream Version) figure stands about 30cm (12") tall, featuring a highly detailed mechanical structure and painting applications with distress effect, a pair of Starscream’s wings, weapons, and a rocky ground diorama base with the Autobots’ logo.
The Optimus Prime (Starscream Version) features:
• LED-lit eyes
• LED light up Matrix of Leadership in chest
• Pair of hands with movable fingers
• Embossed Autobots insignia on left shoulder
• Two rifles mountable on shoulder or forearm
• Pair of wings
• Set of wheels mountable on figure’s back
• Two back mounting accessories
• Rocky ground diorama base with Autobots’ logo
Special Version (Ani-Com) – Bonus Accessory
• Starscream head
Suckadelic has opened up a new MyShopify store in order to peddle some of their new "studio exclusives". These are things you wouldn't have been able to get your hands on if you didn't live close to New York City. Right now it's only those six figure pictured above, but there will be a number of new - and old - figures added in the near future.
Dark Horse has announced another collectible figure from their Game of Thrones line. Tywin Lannister, father of Cersei, Jaime and Tyrion was unveiled at Dark Horse's San Diego Comic Con Booth. The Tywin Lannister figure joins an ongoing series of non-articulated figures based on characters from the popular HBO series. The 8” tall figure is scheduled to go on sale beginning in March 2015.
Tomenosuke's newest exclusive collectable is from artist Emilio Garcia. The Brainade Tomenosuke Exclusive is Emilio's first plated model. It features a chrome finish, with an edition size of only 8 pieces. The 3.5" tall piece will be available for $275.00 beginning on July 31st 2014 at 11AM JST (July 30th at 10PM ET).
It will be available to purchase here.
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