Tag: DIY


by Daniel Pickett
April 22, 2014
Pop! Disney: Beauty and the Beast Series 2 Ma chere Mademoiselle, it is with deepest pride and greatest pleasure that we welcome you tonight. And now we invite you to relax, let us pull up a chair as the dining room proudly presents… your dinner! Be our guest and feast your eyes on Beauty and…


by Daniel Pickett
March 17, 2014
EmCityCC It’s true! Funko will have a booth at the 2014 Emerald City Comicon in Seattle, WA! Friday March 28th- Sunday March 30th Please come see us at Booth 117! Curious about what you’ll find at the Funko booth? Our booth will feature our BRAND NEW AWESOME DIY Pop!’s. This will be your first opportunity to…


by Daniel Pickett
February 27, 2014
ScreenHunter_03 Feb. 27 15.39 I’m greatly enjoying DC Collectibles “DC Collectibles 101 video series.  The latest installment features a little DYI project to dress up your figure stands: Welcome to DC Collectibles 101, a new series of videos designed to shed some light on a few tricks of our trade. Up first, adding a simple, snowy deco to an…


by Daniel Pickett
December 12, 2013
This just in from our friends over at EMCE Toys – an early look at the creation of the follow up to their wildly successful “Create Your Own Comic Book Hero” customizing set: 2014: “Create Your Own Comic Book Hero, The Sequel!” This is the first of our upcoming products for 2014 that we will…


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…


by Daniel Pickett
April 24, 2012
  BOULDER, Colo., April 12, 2012- Kidrobot’s Do-It-Yourself universe, MUNNYWORLD, expands as the company releases seven new art toys into the line. Seven-inch versions of the characters MUNNY, Trikky, Raffy, and Foomi, along with three new glossy versions of the 18-Inch Mega MUNNY join the collection of blank, super smooth vinyl toys meant to be…


by Daniel Pickett
March 29, 2012
Toy2R presents the new 5 Inch Mini Qee Spike Bear and Melting Bear Collection Taking DIY to the next level, these two new editions of the Toy2R infamous Bear Qee will challenge artists and allow for customs like never before. From graffiti styles with the Melting Bear to the Kaiju genre with the Spike Bear…


by Daniel Pickett
March 15, 2012
With so many talented artists creating customs each day, every now and then a custom piece comes along that makes you stand up and notice while harkening back to your younger days. ViseOne not only transports us back to the lazy and adventure filled life of Bill Watterson’s Calvin & Hobbes – but the detail…


by Daniel Pickett
February 29, 2012
Toy2R is thrilled to jump into 2012 with a new DIY project, especially when it’s tied to one of the fastest growing brands – So So Happy. In collaboration, between Toy2R and So So Happy, an incredible roster of artists have been invited to customize 8” Qees inspired by the So So Happy characters and…


by Daniel Pickett
January 4, 2012
BAI_Show_teaser-1.jpg The guys at Bad Apples Inc. announce that on Feb. 14, 2012 ( Valentine’s Day) they will be hosting their first online group custom show on www.badapplezinc.com. The show titled “I’m a bad apple” will feature over 30 artists customizing 3-5″ plastic apples that they picked up at a local craft shop! Each artist will…


by Daniel Pickett
May 19, 2011
Creating your own action figures just became easier with Luke’s latest sticker kit! Not only is this his largest and most detailed kit yet, but it is based on a new free comic book series called ProtoPlanet: Attack of the Borloth. This full color, 26 page comic is available for free in multiple digital formats….


by Daniel Pickett
April 25, 2011
INTERVIEW WEEK DAY 1  A few weeks ago I was forwarded a link from a fellow collector that blew my mind.  I’m sure many of you have seen it as well, as it really started making the rounds even ending up on Fark.com and Digg.com.   The link showed what looked to be a super-human…