Tag: custom


by Daniel Pickett
September 18, 2015
Our friends Junk Fed sent us the information on their latest custom mash-up art toy exclusive: I am proud to announce Rocky Dennis: True Champion of Life, a collaboration between the insanely talented Alex Pardee and myself. From Alex: “Rocky Dennis was born with a cranial disease that caused calcium to build up on his bones, severely…


by Daniel Pickett
August 4, 2015
MLP_BFFs-Transformers Custom MY LITTLE PONY Figures Include TRANSFORMERS Optimus Prime and Bumblebee, Sesame Street’s Bert and Ernie, I Love Lucy’s Lucy and Ethel, and More; Follow #MLPFriendshipDay to Join the Conversation   PAWTUCKET, R.I.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–A global, pop culture phenomenon, the MY LITTLE PONY franchise from Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) has remained deeply rooted in the value…


by Daniel Pickett
June 11, 2015
MegoMeet2015Pix1 Last weekend was Aw Yeah MegoMeet 2015.   This was the first year it was held in Skokie, Illinois instead of Wheeling, West Virginia where it had been held for the past 20 years.  This year’s show was a joint effort between Aw Yeah Comics and the Mego Museum.   Below are two short video…


by Daniel Pickett
June 7, 2015
FODChewkilla1 Preorders for Forces of Dorkness Chewquila Customs Go Live Sunday June 7 at 8PM EST Chewquila is a custom figure designed and produced in the USA by Scott Kinnebrew of Forces of Dorkness. This piece is based on the 8-inch tall Muttpop Tequila vinyl toy and features a handmade bandolier, resin bowcaster and the furry…


by Daniel Pickett
April 21, 2015
HipHopTrooper1 As Tenacious Toys runs down to the end of the 100 Hip Hop Trooper bootleg-style 3.75in action figures from the last NYCC, they have set aside 3 of them to be auctioned to benefit a variety of charities. Hip Hop Trooper #100/100 has already sold, with 100% of proceeds from that auction sent to The…


by Daniel Pickett
February 4, 2015
MegoMeet2015SuperSold2 Every year for the annual ‘Mego Meet‘ Mego convention there is an exclusive, limited edition Mego-scaled retro figure sold.   The exclusive for the 2015 Mego Meet was officially announced this morning: Ok boys and girls here is the Official Mego Meet 2015 Exclusive figure. I am proud to present Amalgam Comics Super-Soldier. Figure will come…


by Daniel Pickett
January 21, 2015
BarsomFilmSkeletor1 For years Barsom has been professionally sculpting garage kits, statues and action figures for some big companies.  Now he takes on one of geek-doms biggest villains in the form of a 3rd party head for your MOTU baddie – Skeletor.    This ain’t no digitally sculpted Shapways project for you to finish.   This is…


by Daniel Pickett
January 15, 2015
prhi-gonk-group-01 Can’t wait for Hasbro to bring you more 6″ scale droids? Always wanted a Gonk in a rainbow of fruit flavors?  Want to give 3-D printed action figures a try?   Then  Prometheus Rising Studios has you covered on all of those fronts.   They have announced a weekend sale of their custom 6″ scale power…


by Daniel Pickett
June 26, 2014
CACustom-Contest-1 As the Original Superhero Action Figure, Captain Action is all about customization, change and the power of imagination.  We’re thrilled to announce the first-ever Captain Action Custom Figure Contest. Is there a hero that you wish had a costume set or 1/6th scale figure? Or do you just like looking at the creativity that customizing fans…


by Daniel Pickett
April 29, 2014
Funko has introduced a line of DIY Pop! vinyl figures, and they have teamed up with Emerald City Comicon to celebrate their release. What better way to showcase the myriad possibilities of these figures than by giving them to some of the coolest artists and illustrators in the industry who were at ECCC, but also…


by Daniel Pickett
May 21, 2013
UVCustomGIJoe1.jpg Curated by SubUrban Vinyl and Tenacious Toys with partners The Loyal Subjects and Hasbro On Friday, May 31st from 4-9pm, SubUrban Vinyl will become a G.I. Joe emporium with a family-friendly event dedicated to the most influential toy line of our generation: Hasbro’s G.I. Joe figures. The custom toy show involves 30+ of today’s most…


by Daniel Pickett
May 16, 2013
PPC_all_round6_sss-500x500.jpg   This Sunday, May 19th at 4PM EST, Task One’s 3-inch custom series “Pillaging Pop Culture” Series 1 will draw to a close with the sixth and final release of 3 figures. Collectors and fans have been waiting 12 weeks for the release of an Animal figure. As a special bonus, each Animal figure will…