Following Healeymade’s awesome Bounty Wrestlers reveal earlier in the week, the guys over at DKE Toys are proud to reveal another exclusive custom bootleg release they’ll be bringing along to Designer Con 2014 next month, the Cantina Banda from 2bitHACK! The latest entry in the artist’s infamous Mi Empire Loca series, the 3.75″ kit-bashes both vintage Boss Hog and Figrin D’an figures to create a hilarious mariachi themed mash-up of Star Wars’ iconic Cantina band. Hand cast in resin and painted by the artist, each figure comes mounted on a custom Mi Empire Loca cardback, complete with guitarron, accordion and trumpet accessories! Limited to an edition of 30 figures priced at $80 each, the Cantina Banda will be up for grabs at the DKE DCon booth (#126) from November 8th to November 9th. Look out for more DKE exclusives on the site soon!
“We may have destroyed our world but at least our new overlords are stylish mothertruckers…”
2bitHACK graces us with his latest figure just in time for Black Friday, the hilarious Planet of the Bapes custom bootleg! Kit-bashed from a variety of action figures and recast in resin, the dual homage to Planet of the Apes and Bathing Ape has been painted up in the Japanese clothing brand’s signature camo, complete with the obligatory matching kicks! Blister packed on a booted camo card back, the figure will be touching down in the 2bitHACK store this Friday (11/29) at Noon Pacific time for an estimated $45 plus shipping (TBC)…
It’s been a while since we’ve seen a new figure release from 2bitHACK, so it came with great pleasure this morning to find that his latest piece will be ready for public consumption in just a few days time! Entitled ‘JP4000’, the ingenius custom bootleg has been kit-bashed from a vintage Kenner Jurassic Park Velociraptor and Robotix R4000 pilot. Hand cast in a plethora of different one-off colour resins, the 3.75″ action figures will be hitting the 2bitHACK store this Friday, June 7th, coming bagged and headed for just $25 each… Keep track of the 2bitHACK IG feed here for a full reveal soon!
“Due to budget cuts the Empire has been forced to improvise and use what ever materials they can lay their hands on…”
Custom bootleg artist 2bitHACK comes with his latest (and quite possibly greatest!) figure yet, the “Empire’n on a Budget” mash-up! Kit-bashing the legs of Star Wars’ iconic AT-AT walker with a Ford Econoline, the hilarious 3″ tall piece has been cast in a variety of different resin tints including the standard Grey, Army Men Green and Black. Currently available to pre-order in a blank, custom friendly white through the newly opened 2bitHACK Storenvy, “Empire’n on a Budget” can be yours for just $40 plus shipping…
Bootleg maestro 2bitHACK has revealed test pulls of his latest line of upcoming figures, the Mi Empire Loca ‘Street Soldiers’! Featuring previous releases Vato Trooper, Prisoner #C3P0 and Homie Chewie alongside all new creation Lil Chewie, all of the kit-bashed and re-sculpted pieces have been cast by 2bitHACK in an authentic ‘army men’ green. No news on when or where these guys will be released, so be sure to keep track of the 2bitHACK Instagram feed here for further developments… Can’t wait to get your hands on the new mini ‘Bacca? Then you’ll be glad to know that he’ll be making his debut at Clutter’s (In)action Figure Show next week in both standard and one-off framed editions (price TBC).online, where pieces from the show will be available for purchase.
It comes with great pleasure today to announce details of the very first group art exhibition that we (Tru:Tek, Zectron and Bigmantoys) will be participating as The Disarticulators… Clutter‘s (In)action Figure Show! Without further ado, we bring you the official press statement-
“The (In)action Figure Show,” an art toy show focused on elevating the traditional action figure form, will have an opening reception on Saturday, January 12th, 2013 from 6PM until 9PM and be available for viewing through February 2nd, 2013 at The Clutter Gallery, 163 Main St., Beacon, NY 12508.
Participating artists include: 2bitHACK, 4 the Luv of Toyz NY (Cash Cannon), BigManToys, Brutherford, ButcherBrand, Danny Frankenstein, The Disarticulators (Tru:Tek, Zectron & BigManToys), Eric Nilla, From the Styx Toys, Fuei Shokai, Galaxxor (Ben Spencer), Josh Longo, Healeymade, Killer Bootlegs, L’amour Supreme, ManOrMonster?, MonsterPants, October Toys, Ron English, Scott Wilkowski x Sucklord and Triclops Studio.
The previously revealed KESH-E-FACE (check him out here) will be forming part of our entry for the show, so be sure to keep checking back over the next couple of weeks for further reveals and info!
Originally debuting at Designer Con at the beginning of the month, 2BitHack‘s Mi Empire Loca Ese resin figures are now available to purchase online! Consisting of 3 bootleg vintage Star Wars kit-bashes; Vato Trooper, Prisoner #c3po and Homie Chewie, each hispanic themed figure comes hand cast and painted by 2BitHack, packaged with an exclusive blister design exclusive to this first run. Limited to just 10 pieces each, the Mi Empire Loca Ese’s can be found alongside the new “Ghost Edition” Banksy Bootlegs in the 2BitHack store for just $45 a pop…