Le Merde has introduced their new figure Breaker Lee. "You could say he is an off spring of Getter Poseidon and Kinnikuman." This run was released in a set with Bwana Spoon's robot friend Maynard. They sold out, but there will be new releases soon.
TNES is working on a custom toy show using a wooden toy he created called ILLAZILLA (formerly known as T-Wrecks). He'll be making a total of 100 pieces by hand and allocating 25 to 35 for artists to customize. So far the roster includes:
Deepcover / Newkon / Kwes / Betso / Peap / Paul Shih / Scribe / Kat B / Ckaweeks / JEF / Monster Decay / ToysREvil / Raskoe / AF Montoya x Roxy B. Montoya / Nano / East3 / P.Detonate / Ed Zepln / MCA / Gem VS Gem / MC Baumgarten / Raskoe / tyleR
Check out these work in progress shots from Gary Ham. If you thought that whole thing about Superham being made out of basswood was made up, you can check out the project in the pre-painted stages.
Check out Gary Ham's handmade (out of basswood) Superham figure. This hand-painted piece could be yours, as Gary is planning on releasing some of these handmade babies to the masses. And maybe there will be other variants. Keep your eyes peeled.
Onorio Depiro recently graduated from the University of Hertfordshire after studying model design and special effects. His work consists of sculpted small cartoon-like models made of polymer clays and chemi wood. This work is really well done. Let's hope that hes able to release some of his work to a large scale audience.
We've gotten word that a large lot of Emilio Garcia's Jumping Brain resin figures are set to ship. I'm sure that this makes all of those frog zombies, who are searching for brains, happy.
Cris Rose is following his Runcible figure with his newest resin figure - Rotund. Above is the final turnaround for his first sculpt. The figure measures 4" tall and
will sport the same painted body/clear head combo as Runcible. Rotund Edition A should arrive sometime in November 2008 priced at $49.99 (depending on fluctuations in exchange rates).
Cris Rose has released 4 more of his Runcible resin figures, each being limited to a run of one single piece. Each figure has something special in its head (in quotes below). The figures are as follows, in order as those pictured:
C001 - Battle Damaged (3x 7.62 Nato M13 shells with link for the M60 Machine Gun)
C002 - Golden Oak (Golden Oak Leaf)
C003 - Head Full of Conkers (3x Conkers)
C004 - Peace Lily (Peace Lily Flower)
The next release from UhOh Toys is the Barrister Ghost...just in time for Halloween. A limited edition of 9 figures in different colors, each Barrister Ghost is handmade and comes in a header bag with a certificate of authenticity. They will each be $10 shipped.
Idleware is showing off photos of their upcoming From Russia With Love resin figure. The sculpt consist of four parts: hat, figure, turret and base of the tank. The size,
including the hat, is a little over 6". It will be
released on November 14th during the opening of the
"Russians" exhibition at rotopol in Kassel,
Germany. This set will be limited to 10 pieces (signed and numbered) packaged in a kaiju-like plastic bag with header card.
For more information about picking one up, check out Idleware's website.