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March 19, 2013

Tiki Pirate by Don P

My first custom Marshall (64 colours)...

OMFG Series 3 is now live on Kickstarter!


Chances are you already know what these are, and you want to back this project.

Go get them!



Latest Dunny's from WuzOne

Excellent works from WuzOne...

Mike "Pingeon Fancier" Tyson
Born and raised in the jungle of Brownsville, Brooklyn, Mike Tyson is a avowed lover of pingeons.






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"Acid Rain" by Josh Mayhem

Josh Mayhem is a busy guy these days with all these shows I see him in. Stunning work once again!


Josh Mayhem presents "Acid Rain" -  his submission to the Spring Forward custom Munny group show presented by Kidrobot LA & BLU DOT





"Kidrobot LA & BLU DOT team up for a custom MUNNY show featuring over 30 artists & designers. Wanting to go beyond the “norm”, Kidrobot LA reached out to over 30 individuals ranging from illustrators, fashion designers, musicians, architects, graphic designers, among others; to bring their “Spring Forward” group show to life.  From fully conceptual, to classically illustrated, each MUNNY is a reflection of the artist’s own take on the forward thinking ideals of  “Spring”.  BLU DOT is a great partner due to their keen eye for design and beautifully crafted furniture; not to mention their awe-inspiring showroom, is the perfect setting for the opening reception and to showcase the diverse stylings of these unique designs."


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Rusted Liberty Style Mecha

Shawn Wigs is pumping them out in his latest "Rusted Liberty Style" (8 inch Dunny)...


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Paper Mario, Peach, Wario & Luigi Be@rbrick

Normally I am not into Be@rbricks, but these customs from








"StormTrooper Knight" by FPlus

The latest custom Mini Munny from FPlus...






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Solid Snake by Gomi

Oooooh love this concept!!!

Solid Snake for Game On show at 1AM.

MGS was the first game I ever played where I really identified with the main character, sort of WAS the character. That's what I was trying to capture here. Sorry for the soft focus, I had a hell of a time shooting this guy. 




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Matt A* x Outsmart Originals Tee Available Now!


Matt A* Customs and Outsmart Originals follow up their teaser with this full release of their brand new collab Night Terror Owl tshirt. For a limited time, give your wardrobe a Matt A* style "Throatpunch" with this new graphic tee here.

Outsmart Originals are still running their March orders collection period for a big 300$ worth of vinyl toy giveaway, so be sure to get your orders in!

Raise your Night Terror to the power of x2 with these limited edition wall plaque companion pieces from Matt A* Customs here.





Bucky O'Hare Munny by Rocketboy Customs

Ooohhh this one brings some great memories of my childhood. Excellent piece!



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Apologies to Banksy Vinyl Haze Show August 22 in London

The Vinyl Haze show by new vinyl toy manufacturer Apologies to Banksy will take place between 22 -26 August 2013 in The Old Truman Brewery, East London.

The show will feature custom designs by a number artists in the vinyl scene whilst also offering a platform for new and emerging artists to showcase their talents.

Artists include JC Rivera, The Graphix Chic, Nervisr3k, Nikejerk, ANTZ, VISEone, Shadoe Delgado, A Little Stranger, Ian Ziobrowski, Carson Catlin & Chauskoskis with more to be added.

In conjunction with the show, we shall also hold a competition inviting artists to submit customs for exhibit during the show. The submissions will be voted on on-line and during the show for the opportunity of having the winning design reproduced for release with the proceeds going to charity.

Stay tuned for my blog post on the Apologies to Banksy figures- samples just arrived!

Mechavirus Custom Manotaurs in Rampage Web Shop

Todd "Mechavirus" Robertson's bright and shiny paint and LOTS of mecha details on a couple RAMPAGE TOYS' Manotaurs! $300 each, only 2 made. Click here.

Wondercon Exclusive Furry Feline Creatives MEOW Set

Lights...Camera... Rock & Roll!

Furry Feline Creatives have prepared the stage for Fury Felines™ MEOW edition to debut at Wondercon 2013 as a con exclusive on March 29 in Anaheim, CA.  Only nine (9) sets are made.  All handmade by Cheri Ong as always, priced at $99 for the 2-piece set, and available only at Furry Feline Creatives booth 1181 (just across from Kotobukiya) in the heart of the convention. 

Furry Feline will turn their corner booth into a rock and roll concert stage.  Get ready to rock with Fury Felines!

"With nine lives each life will be spent to rock and roll!" - Purridge Star & Razor Ringo

BONUS: For a chance to win a NYCC Exclusive Black Candy Cat plush by FFC, download Issue #1 of Compulsion Magazine for the iPad. Inside (last page) is a giveaway we are doing with FFC. Entry is easy once you have the issue on your iPad.

Argonaut Resins Mini Pharaoh Hound in Final Stages of Development

Argonaut Resins recently sent over images of the development of the Mini Pharaoh Hound, a 5-inch version of the original Pharaoh Hound figure. Above is the final wax stage of the Mini Hound sculpt next to a Mini Tuttz.

 
Here is a great shot of the full-sized 8-inch Pharaoh Hound (painted) next to the Mini. Eric from Argonaut was sculpting the Mini Hound at Toy Fair in February so that anyone interested in this porcess could watch him work. We covered his booth and the development of the Mini Hound in our special Toy Fair issue of Compulsion Magazine for the iPad.

Above (left to right) are several Argonaut sculpts: little Sucio from our Resin is King Series 2 blind box series, then the Mini Tuttz, the Mini Pharaoh Hound and the full-size hound.

More info on the colorways, pricing and release dates of the Mini Hounds will be released by Argonaut Resins very soon. We recommend you follow their blog closely: Argonaut resin figures always sell out quickly.

Kidrobot Black DigesTED

Amazing piece coming!

Kidrobot Black DigesTED by Kidrobot x Alex Pardee
Something evil lives inside a trusted old friend. Slick gloss looks alien against innocent molded fuzz. Red orbs glow in contrast to dull white eyes. Sinewy arms finished in fists clenched. Patches and scars, once signs of years of love, are evidence of previous horror. Deep inside, a child is trapped. There is no escape.

Limited to 250 nightmarish pieces, each is hand numbered with the artist’s signature engraved on the bottom, and exclusive to kidrobot.black.com and select retailers worldwide.
DigesTED emerges March 28 and retails for $200