On the back of the sellout ToyCon UK version of the DMS Octeapus, comes the Deep Blue colorway of this Mechanimal. The piece stands in at around 5.5 inches tall x 7 inches wide and features moveable, changeable magnetic tentacles. There's pressure cast resin base and cockpit, piloted by a custom version of Lunartik's mini tea vinyl toy.
The Deep Blue colorway is limited to 15 pieces. It will be available to order beginning today (Friday April 29th 2016) at 6PM BST (1PM ET) for £49.99 plus shipping (About $66) from DMS One's Shop.
Artist Adam Greeley has posted his Marvel Legends Week 4 custom up on eBay. The Marvel Legends Custom Hot Rod Iron Man is a fully articulated figure painted with durable automotive and tamiya paint. It stands 6 inches in height. The opening bid is at $60.00, and bidding will end on Thursday April 28th 2016 at 8PM ET.
Softoy Hobby will be holding a post-ToyCon UK sale on Wednesday, April 20th 2016 at 9PM London Time (4PM ET). They held back some select stock, along with a few leftovers and a couple of soon-to-be-revealed surprises that didn’t make it to the event. They'll all be available via the above link.
Gory Hole’s Warui Zonbi: Series 1 “Ghost Edition” (pictured above) Featuring both SS Wolfgang and Selwyn, these MaBa Zombies-inspired finger puppets have been cast in a GID soft vinyl complete with teal rub, violet sprays and silver detailing. Limited to 10 sets, each coming packed in a deluxe display box with matching GID keshi, these have been priced at $85.00 per set. A limited run of blank GID sets will also be available for $60.00 each.
One-Off “TMNOB” Secrets of the Oozeballs (pictured above) One-off Oozeballs inspired by the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, these have been rubbed, sprayed and brushed by Tru:Tek in metallic Monster Kolor paint. Just Michaelangelo and Raphael remain, coming in at $100.00 each.
Nazi Hovertank play sets (above left) A collaboration between Gory Hole and Science Patrol, these play sets feature Warui Zonbi “SS Wolfgang” mashed-up with the Mastodon tank. Hand painted by Tru:Tek, each set comes with a hovertank mounted on a display base with magenta keshi that fit in the tank base. Limited to 4 pieces, these will sell for $75.00 each.
One-off Lamputron(above right) A custom mash-up of Kenth Toy Works/acolorfulmonster’s Zombitron and Shimomoku’s Lampu, this adorable little figure has been adorned with a variety of metallic sprays and hand brushed detailing. Limited to 1 piece, priced at $45.00.
“GID” SD Fake Baron (above right) The first exclusive release for Tru:Tek’s collaboration with Awesome Toy, the micro-sized super ‘bot keshi has been cast in a GID rubber this time around. Limited to just 10 pieces, each packed in a gacha capsule with insert and keychain attachment, these have been priced at $7.00 each.
Hand painted Strange Creatures keshi (pictured above and photo above that on left) A soft-debut for Radioactive Uppercut’s Strange Creatures of Atlas Island keshi, this first wave of casts have been hand rubbed, sprayed and brushed by Tru:Tek in a variety of styles and finishes. With standard customs priced at $30.00, the more labor intensive Garamon and Pigumon homages can be yours for $35.00. Look out for more details on the first official SCoAI release soon!
TMNFB one-off (above right) Continuing the TMNT theme, Tru:Tek has customized yet another upcoming figure from Radioactive Uppercut in those classic greens and browns, the clawed kappa known as Freakboy! Sculpted by Tim Stephson based on RU’s original design, the little guy – standing at around 2.5″ tall – has been cast by Tru:Tek in a keshi-style rubber, coming with various sprays and detailing to mimic TMNT’s Raphael. Limited to just 1 piece, TMNFB can be yours for just $35.00.
“Darkside of the Rainbow” Arch Mage (above left) Continuing his collaborations with Science Patrol (of which we hear there’s more coming very soon!), Tru:Tek has set about working on a micro-run of their ever-popular Arch Mage sofubi. Cast in a flesh vinyl, the little guys have been treated to a plethora of metallic pink and purple sprays over a black rub. Limited to just 3 pieces, these have been priced at $30.00 each.
“Two Face Todd” Trouballz (pictured above) As well as Tru:Tek’s exclusives, the Softoy Hobby booth also had the honor of stocking a very limited supply of Bad Attic Toys‘ Trouballz sofubi. Available in 3 different vintage-themed colorways, painted versions have been priced at $85.00, whilst blanks will set you back $60.00.
Adam Greeley has announced his Week 3 Marvel Legends Custom: Captain America Black Ops Edition. The custom figure is currently available to bid on over at eBay, with an auction that runs out on Thursday April 21st 2016 at 8PM ET. Bidding for the piece starts at $50.00.
Artist Adam Greeley has released his Week 2 Marvel Legends Custom - the Winter Soldier Communist Edition (w/ alternate head). It is currently available to bid for on eBay, and will be so until 7:30PM on Thursday April 14th 2016. The Custom Winter Soldier Communist Edition comes with sniper rifle and a painted alternate head.
Modern Brick Warfare has released a pair of new custom military LEGO figures. The World War 2 American Sniper comes with a custom printed torso, custom printed cape, M2 Helmet, overmold scoped M1 Garand rifle and .45 pistol. The World War 2 German Sniper comes with a custom printed torso, custom printed cape, Stalheim, overmold scoped Gewer rifle and Luger pistol. They're each available to purchase for $11.99.
Artist Adam Greeley has started producing what will amount to nine weeks of Marvel Legend Customs. The firs custom is currently available to bid for on eBay. The Iron Man Deep Space Edition is painted with Dupli-color automotive, Tamiya, and glow in the dark paint.
Week 1: Iron Man Deep Space Edition Week 2: Winter Soldier Communist Edition (w/ alternate head) Week 3: Black Ops Captain America Week 4: Doctor Strange (new body classic colors) Week 5: Hot Rod Iron Man Week 6: Kraven Night Hunter Edition Week 7: Iron Fist in Bruce Lee Yellow Track Suit Week 8: Daredevil Yellow Week 9: Green Hulkbuster BAF
Kosrobot is having a big sale until...well...until he feels like he's done. Dreary Ones will sell for $43.00 plus $10.00 shipping worldwide. There will be hand-painted OMFGs for $17.00 [free shipping worldwide]. So if you were holding out hope for a sale...you're in luck. And if you weren't...well, you're still in luck.
For the upcoming HERoes show atP!Q Products, Patrick Wong has revealed his latest custom - entitled "Rey" - on the original 6-inch tall Fonzo World DIY vinyl designer toy. The HERoes show highlights the female heroes in popular culture and Wong's choice of "Rey" from new Star Wars movie is a perfect choice in a leading woman who saves the day. The piece comes with an accessory BB8 droid measuring approximately 4" and can be viewed at P!Q Products at their Grand Central Terminal location opening January 23rd 2016.
DrilOne and (Mike) Slobot recently collaborated on three pieces. Mike sculpted and assembled the 3 Slobots – two small robots and one large robot - and shipped them off to allow Dril to work his magic on them. One has sold already (The Domonator), one is currently available via DrilOne’s Shop (above right) and one is still a work in progress. That remaining piece was a 10” Zakkamono Miao that Mike disassembled and reconstructed into a Slobot. A teaser image of that work in progress can be seen below.