DKE Toys has rolled out their last round of 2017 San Diego Comic Con Exclusives. If you find yourself in San Diego, head on over to the DKE Toys Booth #5450 where you'll be able to gaze upon the mother lode of bootleg resin figures. In addition to all of their SDCC Exclusives, the booth will be jam packed with past releases as well. And if you didn't get a chance to see it, here is Part 1.
Kokeshi Clan has released a handmade kokeshi doll based on Bill the Butcher from the film "Gangs of New York" by Martin Scorsese. A limited edition of of 10 pieces, each 4.25-inch tall kokeshi doll is made of birch wood and intricately hand painted using acrylic paint, then sealed with a non-toxic matte finish. Each doll will be signed and numbered. He will be shipped in hand made custom packaging created to resemble Bill the Butcher's top hat from the early scenes of the film. You can order one via Etsy for $100.00 (free shipping within the United States.)
DKE Toys has announced enough San Diego Comic Con 2017 exclusives to heal your bootleg. Or something like that. So far, they've announced 12 different releases that will take place at Booth #5045. You can grab all of the pertinent information from each of the included photos. Personally, my favorite is seeing Scott C.'s The Great Showdowns jump off of the page onto the card.
Paris-base artist PoOL has announced The Greedy Chicken colored edition. The 2.75-inch tall resin figure is a limited edition of 30 pieces. They'll be available in three colors: blue, pink, and white-grey. Each figure will be priced at $30.00 plus shipping (the pre-order date is upcoming).
The Greedy Chicken story...
A mysterious legend relate that one day, a mad scientist offered one of his experiences to an awkward farmer neighbour. The scientist said that at the night fall, the farmer should give one seed of the personal composition to his skiniest chicken and promised he will never have to cary about the harvest. But...Once night falls, nothing happened as expected. The chicken turned crazy ! Gets fatter, brokes his cage and eated up all the farmer's harvest and cattle. Since this night, the greedy chicken wander city by city eating everithing on his way... While the scared farmer never stop screaming "Greeeedy Chicken...Greedyy Chickeeen" each night fall.
Available over at the Garglemesh store are the Resin Tardigrade Mini Figurines. Sculpted and designed by artist David Arshawsky, sculptor/designer of the original Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles action figure line, these 2-inch tall resin figures are hand made and available in various colors. Limited to only 30 pieces, you can pick one up for $12.00.
Emilio Subirá has released the first bunch of new releases from his new art toy collection "Underwear Mutant Parade". This pieces combine hand-sculpted parts cast in resin with 3D printed heads. They are a group of weird mutant characters with "big heads and stupid white underwear and attitude". They're currently available to purchase from http://emiliosubira.storenvy.com/ and range in price from $110.00 to $120.00.
High Proof Toys has announced the newest friend in their New Friends! resin toy line - Birb Type. The Birb Type resin measures about 2.5 inches tall. The first colorway release is "When Doves Cry", a light purple, in honor of his purple majesty, Prince. Made in an edition of 5 pieces and priced at $35.00 each with a one per customer limit, these Birb Types will be available on June 7th 2017 at 11AM ET.
Along with this release, HPT will have three new custom Rock Type pieces available, hand painted by Mary Ruth Butterworth. These little "Blushing Rocks" are priced at $35.00 each and there is a one custom piece per customer limit.
From Switcheroo (Amanda Visell and Michelle Valigura) has released three new arcade sets, continuing the concept of storytelling from the girl's perspective. Let's see if you can determine the three films that were chosen: Andy, You Goonie; Marion's Ark; Sarah's Labyrinth. Each cabinet measures 6.5 inches tall. And each of the three cabinet sets are limited to runs of 5 pieces each, running $250.00 each.
Switcheroo (Amanda Visell and Michelle Valigura) have released a pair of new resin collectible sets. The first one (shown above) is the Pug and Chicken. This hand sculpted, cast, and painted resin figure set is limited to 25 pieces. Mongrel measures in at 4 inches long. It's available to purchase for $90.00.
Also, the Gold Dust Lazy Days Tiger resin figure set (shown below) is hand sculpted, hand cast, and hand painted. The tiger measures 9.5 inches long and the girl is 7.5 inches long. This set is a limited edition 10 sets and is available for $290.00.
Patrick Wong has announced the release of his latest resin sculpture entitled "Emblem of an Abstract Riot no.2". The artwork further explores the theme of failure in protest, riot, and revolt common in many of the art toys and customs from the artist in recent years. It is also the followup piece to the 2015 released resin sculpture "Emblem of an Abstract Riot".
Cast in solid urethane resin and features an extinguished wick within a molotov cocktail, the piece riffs on The Simpsons cartoon with various elements appropriated directly from the show. "Emblem of an Abstract Riot no.2" measures 6 x 6 x 3.75 inches. It's available to order through the artist's webshop (linked above), with handcrafted resin art-multiples priced at $200.00 each.