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MAN-E-NEWS// The Mini Merc “Stealth Edition” pre-production AP from UME Toys…

With the Mini Merc proving such a huge success last month, Rich Page over at UME Toys has bowed to the requests of fans with the addition of an all-new “Stealth Edition” colourway! Initially limited to just the 1 production proof you see above, the 3″ tall Deadpool homage now features a sleek black, grey […]

MAN-E-NEWS// The “Mini Merc” resin figure from UME Toys…

In between prepping the huge “Back 2 School” sale (more news tomorrow) and the release of Scamwave, Rich over at UME Toys has been hard at work on yet another must-have resin… the Mini Merc! Based on everyone’s favourite fourth wall shattering anti-hero Deadpool, the adorable little mite is due to come cast up in […]

MAN-E-NEWS// The Mini-Merc fridge magnets from UME Toys…

Hot off the heels of the Mini-Merc soft release last week (check it out here), Rich over at UME Toys has just revealed a companion fridge magnet! Perfect for keeping all of those to-do lists, notes and scribbles off the kitchen table, the adorable little guy has been hand sculpt and cast in resin, coming […]

MAN-E-NEWS// UME Toys’ Mini-Merc resin figure available now…

“If he doesn’t kill you with a kick to the ankle, his cuteness will surely knock you out!” Revealed here over the weekend, Rich over at UME Toys is proud to reveal that Mini-Merc is now up for grabs! Based on Marvel’s mentally unstable mercenary, Deadpool, the adorable super-deformed sculpt stands at around 3″ tall, […]

MAN-E-NEWS// UME Toys’ Back to School Sale revealed…

As if prepping for the imminent release of both Scamwave and Mini Merc wasn’t enough, Rich over at UME Toys has been busy readying a HUGE “Back to School” sale too! Similar to the recent batch of Skully customs (check them here), the whole of the UME back catalog are due to receive a geek-over, […]

Gory Hole’s official relaunch announced…

With toy news a little slow today, we thought we’d share some info on our upcoming relaunch of toy/apparel brand Gory Hole! Set to feature a ton of new VHS horror-inspired merch including pins, patches, tshirts and of course toys in the form of Warui Zonbi keshi sets and GH x Violence Toy one-offs, the […]

MAN-E-NEWS// The Galaxy People at Design Fiesta 41…

Following our look at the “Pocket Guardian” minis earlier in the week, we can now reveal the whole slew of other Galaxy People figures artist Brian Bunting will be bringing along to Design Fiesta 41 this weekend! Aside from the adorable little Guardians, attendees of the event can expect new painted runs and one-off customs […]

MAN-E-NEWS// The “Drexyl”, “Skreel” and “Traag” Galaxy People sofubi revealed in-full…

Following our test-shot reveal last month (check it here), we can now finally reveal full-release details for the latest batch of Galaxy People sofubi from Japan-based artist Brian Bunting! Featuring a total of 3 new “villain” characters – Drexyl, a teleporting cat assassin, Skreel, the galaxy bat, and Tragg, a ruthless dinosaur-headed mercenary – the trio stand […]

MAN-E-XCLUSIVE// The Disarticulators, Disart ToyLabs and Gory Hole at the Rampage x Tru:Tek NYCC booth…

We’ll be winding things down here at Man-E-Toys ahead of our trip to New York for NYCC next week, but before we go, we’ve decided to give you guys the full lowdown of exclusives that our very own Tru:Tek will have on offer at his joint booth (#208) with Rampage Toys at the Tenacious Toys collective. […]

MAN-E-NEWS// Lulubell Toys’ Preview Night, Thursday and Friday SDCC exclusives revealed…

The guys over at Lulubell Toys have been working around the clock to make that this year’s SDCC is packed with even more exclusives, one-offs and figure debuts than ever before- so much in fact, that it’s going to take a couple posts over the next few days to cover it all! Kicking things off in chronological […]

MAN-E-NEWS// WAR ON PREHIS’ Death Drone from Goodleg Toys…

“War on Prehis rages on. Merciless. Endless. Without remorse… The abominable face of Death on this godforsaken planet has taken another lethal form: Death Drones, raiding patrols of the infamous Skull Squad – leaving a path of annihilation wherever they go…” The fine chaps over at Goodleg Toys are proud to present the third figure […]

MAN-E-NEWS// ManOrMonster? Studios’ Beastor-9 and Arkannis revealed…

One more day closer to Power-Con and we’re treated to yet another exclusive reveal from ManOrMonster? Studios, this time around coming in the form of the latest Warlords of Wor protagonists… the twisted abomination of science, Beastor-9, and mysterious mystic upstart, Arkannis! Originally teased as test casts a while back, the pair have since been […]

MAN-E-NEWS// The NUCLEARMAN (Duke Nukem) custom M.U.S.C.L.E from Bigmantoys…

Like so many of us, our good friend Lee over at Bigmantoys was a huge fan of the original Duke Nukem 3D, but was always a bit disappointed by the severely limited range of merch… I mean, every good 90’s videogame character worth their salt has their own mini figure, right? Well 17 years (and […]

MAN-E-UPDATE// The ED-IT DJ’s B5100 and B5100 ‘Red Head’ resin figures from Tesselate…

Hot off the heels of our reveal just yesterday, UK based artist Tesselate sheds some light on his latest resin creation, ED-IT DJ’s B5100 robot… The first in an on-going series of ED-IT figures, the B5100 is a natural progression from Tesselate’s earlier music based characters first seen way back in 1999 (check them out […]

MAN-E-FEATURE// An interview with Nibbler creator The Tarantulas…

Creators of the Nibbler, one of the art toy community’s most highly desired figures, The Tarantulas are about to celebrate their fifth year in the scene. Working with the likes of Onell Design, Real x Head, Triclops Studio and more recently A Little Stranger, The Tarantulas’ ever elusive Nibbler has taken on a number of […]

Johnny Cupcakes lecture and pop-up shop at Fresh Cafe x Loft in Space…

This Saturday (January 21st), 7pm, sees Johnny Cupcakes touching down in Hawaii for the latest in his lecture series, at the Fresh Cafe x Loft in Space. Alongside the lecture and q&a, Johnny will also be hosting a pop-up shop at the venue featuring his latest vinyl toys and accessories, plus the release of the exclusive […]

Retro:Respect Vol.1// Playmates’ Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Action Figures 1987-1997

Welcome to the first volume of our latest feature, Retro:Respect. Each month we’ll be bringing you an in-depth look at some of the art toy/low-brow scenes’ biggest influences, their history, and how they’ve affected the industry today. In our first issue, we delve into the world of Playmates and their original TMNT range. One of the […]

Uncovered: The Custom Toys of Graffiti Artist HOAKSER

Based in Birmingham, full time graffiti artist, Hoakser, has gained a huge amount of attention in recent years for the wide and varied scope in which his art has been delivered. Primarily working with spray paints, Hoakser is a master in wild styles, dubs, hand styles and characters, with his creations featuring on walls, t-shirts, […]

Zim and Zou’s “Back to Basics” Retro Paper Craft

French graphic design house, Zim and Zou, have recently finished their highly anticipated Back to Basics project, a beautiful study of vintage technologies in paper-craft form. Featuring iconic designs from the 80’s era, the likes of the Polaroid camera, Gameboy, floppy disk, Walkman and NES controller have been faithfully re-created in the era’s bold and […]