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Custom Zard Apuya Dunny and Munny Release

 

Zard Apuya has created a new series of custom food themed Munnys and Dunnys that will be released at the PIQ Booth #252 at Five Points Fest on May 20th 2017. Zard combined his realistic snack food style with pop culture references for a run of 15 figures. From Sponge Bob riding a cheeseburger and to Eleven clutching Eggos Munnys, to Adventuretime Dunnys hitting a super snack burrito, all of these one-of-a-kind mashups feature Zard's signature mouthwatering details.

 

 

Artist Kasey Tararuj at Five Points Fest

Artist Kasey Tararuj (One-Eyed Girl) will be attending Five Points Fest this weekend. She'll be sharing a booth with Lickyourelbow Art - at Booth #223. And KC has announced a few of the items that she'll be bringing with her to the show.

She'll have a new batch of Kritters and Kronies available. Pictured above are Cuppy Cako, Neapo Litan, and Chip Chocko, but there should be a few more of these little guys featuring little popsicle, candy apple and macaroon friends going for $50.00 to $100.00 a piece.

She will have 5 little Hatchies (shown below) available. Each baby dragon is a Custom Lunartik Cup of Tea. There's Water Dragon, Lizard Dragon, Furry Dragon, Alien Dragon, and Flying Dragon - at $90.00 each.

Along with these little guys, KC will have tons of other original sculpts, custom toys, resins and 3D paintings available all at Booth #223.

MORE Tenacious Toys Five Points Exclusives

Tenacious Toys have announced a few more items that will be available in Booth 229 at this weekend's Five Point's Festival in NYC.

In Booth 229, Tenacious Toys will be representing the work of:

UME Toys (Jango-Wok resin figure)
Jon Schnepp (signed Slayer comics in both regular and Red Variant editions)
Forces of Dorkness (Nature Warriors 6in OOAK resin figure series)
Nerviswrek (Inner Child Greyscale handpainted customs)
Rampage Toys (Cyclops Dinos Painted sofubi sets of 3)
Taylored Curiosities (Huoli Guadians resin figure sets)
Dollar Slice Bootlegs (Blue Chrome Slaughterbots)
Cat Atomic (pins & customs including a Finalist in Custom Category in the DTAs!)
Jason Adams (Will Work for Toys resin figure)
Pickman's Vinyls (Dick Wood - Log Private Eye resin figure)
Naptime Noah (various customs on many platforms)
NEMO & Dead Hand Toys (Danger Dog blue resin figures)
Manly Art (stickers and more)

Many of the artists will be on hand in person, including but not limited to: Cat Atomic, NEMO, Brian Ahlbeck, Jacob JAMS, Abe Lincoln Jr, Manly Art, Jason Freeny and more. One-Eyed Girl and Rampage Toys will be in their own booths nearby.

FREE Tenacious Toys stickers will be available for the price of a smile, handshake or a hello. Manly Art Pimp2-D2 stickers will be a show special at $2 each, or FREE with any purchase.

Resin Is King Series 4 Debut

Tenacious Toys and Dead Hand Toys have announced the Resin Is King Series 4 - a series of all-resin blind box mini figures. Making a debut at the Tenacious Toys Booth #229 at Five Points Fest on May 20th in NYC, this series will include work from 11 resin casting artists from the US and UK.

 

Resin Is King Series 4 consists of 110 blind boxes, with each artist contributing 10 figures in one sculpt. Many variations are available: chase color variants, alternate colorways and many hand painted details. Golden Tickets are hidden randomly in various boxes which will get the recipients free resin figures, discounts in online shops, and more.

Each blind box will cost $30.00, and Tenacious Toys will have samples available for swapping at Five Points. (Buy a blind box, and if you like one of the samples better than the piece you got, you can swap your piece for theirs on the table.) Remaining blind boxes will go up for sale in the Tenacious Toys online shop after Five Points.

New Noodolls Ricetown Residents

Noodoll has released a number of new residents to Ricetown. Meet Riceoops (pink) the newest resident of Ricetown desert. Riceoops is a cheerful pink cactus, she is quite a calamity and always dropping things and making mistakes. Riceouch (green) and Riceoops have become inseparable, they love to enjoy the hot sun of Ricetown desert and wear their favorite hats. Each 8-inch tall plush sells for £21.50 (about $28.00).

Ricesnore (white) and Ricesnooze (pink) are two of the newest and softest residents in Ricetown. They both have super soft long hair and are cushion sized. The plush measures about 9.5 inches wide and is available to order for £38.50 (about $50.00).

OctoDunny Release

A collaboration between Kidrobot and Clutter Studios, the OctoDunny will be released today (Friday May 12th 2017) at PIQ Grand Central and PIQgifts.com. This 5-inch tall resin Dunny is triple cast, featuring a solid green interior covered in a glow-in-the-dark interior skin and a blue tinted exterior cast. The glowing interior octopus design was sculpted by Josh Kimber.

This early release is a PIQ exclusive in an edition of only 25 pieces. The figure will be available at both spots starting at 5PM today for $150.00.

Galactic Plushies: Star Wars Classic Series 2

Funko has announced another cuddly plush series - the Galactic Plushies: Star Wars Classic Series 2. These 7-inch to 8-inch tall plushies include Star Wars favorites such as Wicket, R2-D2, Yoda, Luke Skywalker and a classic Stromtrooper.

If you're interested in picking these up, they're currently available for pre-order on Amazon.com. Or you could buy any of the characters from Series 1.

POPprolific – The Prior of Chaos

Justin Alan Volpe, creator of POPprolific, will release The Prior of Chaos resin figures at PIQ Grand Central Terminal on Friday May 12th 2017. These 5.5-inch tall clear resin blue-glow figures are the result of a decade of sculpting, collecting, and casting. Using an over-sculpting technique Justin creates figures with recognizable elements that merge into new characters. The glow-in-the-dark Prior of Chaos figures have removable custom robes in three pieces with Swarovski crystals. They'll be available only at PIQ Grand Central and PIQgifts.com.

Justin will be signing and sculpting live on May 12th from 7:00PM to 9:00 PM at PIQ Grand Central Terminal.

Kickstarter: Martian Predator

Conspiracy theorists claim to have spotted an “alien soldier” on images returned from the Mars Curiosity Rover. Artist Andy Kurovets studied the infamous photograph, looking at figure lines, proportions, details and design 3d model. And based on that analysis, developed the sculpture based on the image called Martian Predator. Now, he's looking for funding on Kickstarter in order to produce the figure in resin.

The Martian Predator figure is available at the $55.00 funding level ($49.00 for early birds)

This project will only be funded if it reaches its goal by Thursday, June 1st 2017 at 4:00 PM EDT.

Remember...this is not a pre-order. There are many instances of crowd funded projects that have been funded never making good on their promised goods. So back with caution.

Kickstarter: Quirky Cowfish Plush

Artist Paula Cristina Rodriguez is currently working on a Kickstarter project to help launch her Quirky Cowfish plush keychain. Created by Squishables, the Quirky Cowfish plush keychain is based on a real fish found in both the Atlantic and Pacific Ocean. This lovable plush is 4 inches long. You can currently grab one at the $10.00 funding level.

This project will only be funded if it reaches its goal by Friday, June 23rd 2017 at 12:41 PM EDT.

Remember...this is not a pre-order. There are many instances of crowd funded projects that have been funded never making good on their promised goods. So back with caution.