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The launch of Dust Catcher…

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Briefly featured last week, we give you the full lowdown on new publication Dust Catcher and it’s exclusive Elegab launch release

  • Dust Catcher is an independent print magazine about contemporary character design, illustration and collectibles. Bringing you a selection of interviews with their favorite makers, ranging from illustrators and painters to sculptors, toy designers, and manufacturers, the first issue is now available at www.dustcatchermag.com
  • Volume #1 includes interviews with Acne JR, Case Studyo, Cleon Peterson, Elegab, Hedof, Irma Gruenholz, Joakim Ojanen, Pepe Hiller, Troy Coulterman and Zebu
  • 210 x 275 mm
  • 96 ad-free pages
  • Printed on uncoated paper
  • Cover with translucent paper sheet for that extra dusty look!
  • 14€ (plus worldwide shipping from Germany, only 3,90€)

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Exclusive Toys

In addition to the magazine launch, Dust Catcher has secured 2 toy exclusives including a Meteorg from Elegab

  • Edition of 10
  • 8 inches tall (20 cm)
  • 4 points of articulation (arms, neck, waist)
  • Red soft vinyl
  • Including a “Deppa King” omake!
  • 95€ plus shipping
  • Going on sale in the DC store alongside “Popsy” from Pepe Hiller on Thursday, March 9th at 5pm CET time

Finally! The team are giving away 3 copies of Dust Catcher on their Instagram. All you have to do is follow them (here), go to this post and then repost it with #dustcatchermag. Giveaway ends on March 21st


NagNagNag x Badteeth’s Nag t-shirt preorder…

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Badteeth‘s Glenn Manders has teamed up with the elusive Shigeru Arai for an official NagNagNag t-shirt release! Featuring the OG four-eyed Boryoku Genjin, the new three-eyed zombie variant, plus the highly sought after Nagball, the trio have been illustrated by Glenn in a gorgeous pulp pop art style, coming screen printed oversized in white on quality black Gildan stock. Available in mens sizes S, M, L, XL and XXL, the shirts are currently up for grabs at just $40AUS (around $30US) plus shipping. Interested parties are going to need to fire an e-mail over to nag.btc.shirt@gmail.com with their name, address and shirt size before Sunday, February 7th…


MAN-E-NEWS// Gravy Toys at the Clutter Magazine NYCC ’15 booth…

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Whilst Bwana Spoons’ Gravy Toys have unfortunately forgone holding their own booth at NYCC ’15 this year, we can take solace in the fact that they’ll be making an appearance at the Clutter Magazine booth over the event’s 4 day stretch! Featuring a huge selection of both toys and art including Suns of Brodarr NYCC blind bags, Hobo Gravy Shogun figures, Radabonzical Eyeboras, new Cloudboy and Paulo silk screenprints as well as customs, tees, a new zine and a preview of the latest SoB figure, Cyborg Stardust! Available at the con starting today (10/8), we’ll be keeping our fingers crossed that anything leftover makes it to the Gravy Toys online store at some point next week!


MAN-E-NEWS// The Devils Head Productions x Micfits “Alavaka” release announced…

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Devils Head Productions have teamed up with the punk rock underground experience know as The Micfits to give you an awesome Disney themed treat… presenting the Maleficent tribute release! Featuring DHP’s Alavaka sofubi painted in metallic tones to mimic the classic villain from the 1959 animated feature “Sleeping Beauty”, the release is also set to include a variant colorway based the evil black raven “Diablo” who is Maleficent’s confidante and assistant in the film.  To be joined by a set of two 5 x 7 inch prints featuring a Maleficent themed Micfits character (including an evil chase), the “Maleficent” Alavakas will be making a simultaneous appearance in both the DHP and Micfits stores this coming Saturday, July 25th for just $70 each plus shipping. Keep an eye on the DHP Instagram feed for full-figure reveals later in the week!

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MAN-E-NEWS// DKE Toys’ SDCC ’15 exclusive Lucky “Mike Edition” from Mike Egan…

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Following up last year’s series of Bones resin figures, DKE Toys have once again teamed up with Mike Egan for a special batch of SDCC ’15 exclusive “Mike Edition” Lucky figures! Hand cast in resin by BlockHeads Toys with additional wing detailing sculpted by George Gaspar, the piece – inspired by Bones’ Star Wars-themed backer cards – comes mounted on an oversized, hand painted wood panel from Mike based on the “Power of the Force” package art. Limited to an edition of just 20 figures this time around, the “Mike Edition” Luckys will be available alongside a whole host of other exclusives at DKE Toys’ SDCC ’15 booth (#5045) this week for just $100 each…


MAN-E-NEWS// The “Siamese Croc”, “Qoob” and “Pustulator” wooden masks from Psycho Scimitar…

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Continuing his onslaught of releases over the next few weeks, Alex Gavryushenko over at New York-based apparel and toy brand Psycho Scimitar has just revealed the latest round of works to hit his store… a trifecta of creepy wooden masks! Entitled (clockwise from top) “Siamese Croc”, “Qoob” and “Pustulator”, these beautifully realised pieces come in at around 12″ x 16″, with each coming with a unique hand carved and painted design complete with removable handle for ease of display. Currently up for grabs in the Psycho Scimitar store right here, the masks will set you back $150 each plus shipping…

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MAN-E-TOYS// John Kenn Mortenson x Unbox Industries’ ToyCon UK exclusive “Three Witches” now online…

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Having made their debut at ToyCon UK over the weekend (look for our coverage later on today!), the latest round of “Three Witches” – the “Death Waltz” variants – are now up for grabs online! Designed by legendary macabre “post-It” illustrator John Kenn Mortenson with production handled by Unbox Industries, the trio of 8″ tall figures have been produced in a stunning clear smoke soft vinyl with hand painted grey-tone highlights. Currently up for grabs via preorder on the Unbox store right here until May 25th, each “Three Witches” set comes packed in a poly bag with header for just $150 each plus shipping…