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MAN-E-NEWS// The “Sad… Broken… Alone…” S.U.C.K.L.E artist proofs from Luke Chueh…

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Originally teased back in March, Luke Chueh‘s “Sad… Broken… Alone…” S.U.C.K.L.E artist proofs will finally be up for grabs soon! Originally created as 3.75″ bootleg for 2012′s Super Suck-Up show, the figure has since been miniaturised by George Gaspar for the Sucklord’s M.U.S.C.L.E inspired line, going on to be offered up as 1 of 5 extra “stretch goal” figures for the project’s Kickstarter backers. Coming hand painted in a similar mix black, silver, red and yellow as the original for this run, Sad… Broken… Alone… is due to come packed on a similarly borrowed mini card back design. Limited to an edition of 200 priced at $45 each plus shipping, interested parties are going to need to keep a close on Cheuh’s IG feed here for full release details later in the week…

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MAN-E-NEWS// Killer Bootlegs’ Hitchcock Artist Proof Sale…

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Instantly selling out upon release last month, Killer Bootlegs has just revealed that the Hitchcock action figure will be making one last appearance before retirement in a special Artist Proof run! A three-way collaboration between KB, Ham FX and The Adam X, the chunky 3.75″ custom bootleg features a digitally sculpted head and kit-bashed Boss Hog body, coming hand cast and painted in a b/w movie inspired monotone palette. Packed with a vintage movie poster inspired card designed by Luke Yates and printed by Sidekick Media, the AP Hitchs will be up for grabs in the Killer Bootlegs store this Monday, January 20th at 3pm CST, priced at $50 each plus shipping…


MAN-E-NEWS// Artist’s Proof Cry-Borg and OMFG ‘New Recruits’ colourway from Rufus…

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Joining turboPISTOLA’s Cuddlehard, Rufus‘ incredible Cry-Borg OMFG Series 2 figure is now available in the standard Artist Proof ‘Hot Pink’! Limited to 200, 100 of which have already been claimed thanks to a promotion for Ruf’s “Scrap Metals” facebook page, gifts to family and friends, trades, and a small quantity being held back for future projects, the remaining stock is up for grabs on the Rufus store right here. Shipped ‘loose’, the AP Cry-Borg has been priced at a very reasonable $5 plus shipping…

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As if the AP drop wasn’t enough, Rufus has also secured his very own OMFG Series 2 colourway- the ‘army men’ green inspired New Recruits! A perfect contrast to the many vivid neons and metallics of past OMFG exclusives, the New Recruit pack contains all 5 OMFG Series 2 characters (SHIRTLE, GRIMM GOURD, CRY-BORG, CUDDLEHARD, & PUKE KNIGHT), sealed in package with exclusive header art by Rufus. Priced at $10 plus shipping, head over to Ruf’s store here to secure yours now…

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MAN-E-NEWS// Nama-Niku’s ‘Kinkeshi Flesh’ Mekamess auction on LRG…

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As mentioned in our Ray Skull coverage last week, Nama Niku is the latest out of the blocks with his H.U.S.T.L.E Wave 1 Artist Proofs, proudly presenting the long awaited ‘Kinkeshi Flesh’ Mekamess! Undeniably one of the most popular designs from the first batch of figures, the MechaGodzilla kit-bash has been cast up in the original, lighter kinkeshi flesh colour by our very own Tru:Tek using a flexible urethane rubber (check out a comparison shot here). Limited to just 5 pieces, 4 of which have already been taken for, the remaining figure is now available through board auction over at LRG. Donated by Nama Niku to help fund a new hard drive for the popular mini figure forum, interested parties can review and post their bid right here– be sure to head over soon though, bidding finishes at 6pm Pacific time this Sunday, May 5th!


MAN-E-NEWS// The Ray Skull H.U.S.T.L.E Artist Proofs from Hungry Imp x Tru:Tek…

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They’ve been a long time coming what with our various other commitments, but the H.U.S.T.L.E Artist Series: Wave 1 APs are finally making their way to the various artists involved, the first batch up for grabs coming from Hungry Imp… Cast in a clear blue resin by series creator Tru:Tek, the MOTU/M.U.S.C.L.E inspired Ray Skull has been painted by the artist in a Skeletor inspired mix of yellows and purples. Limited to 6 pieces, each figure comes packed with a hand printed header card for an extremely reasonable $10 plus shipping. Check them out on the Hungry for Imps store here when they go live this Friday, April 26th at 8pm EST… Next up, Nama Niku’s Mekamess in kinkeshi flesh! More on that soon…


MAN-E-NEWS// The ‘Fully Engorged’ Cuddlehard OMFG from Turbopistola…

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With OMFG Series 2 touching down at the tail end of last year, we knew it would only be a matter of time until we started seeing the awesome hot pink Artist Proofs up for grabs… the first of which coming in the form of Turbopistola‘s awesome Cuddlehard: Fully Engorged! Based on the OMFG mouth logo design (also created by Turbopistola), the M.U.S.C.L.E sized figure has been limited to 160 pieces, each coming bagged with an exclusive header design from the artist. Priced at just $5, the little guys will be dropping on the Turbopistola store tonight (January 17th) at 9pm EST- orders limited to 3 per customer!


MAN-E-NEWS// Crawdad Kid ‘Lobster Soup’ edition artist proof OMFG! from Dory…

Our speculation last week regarding which OMFG! figure will be receiving the artist proof treatment next has been confirmed, with Singapore based sculptor Daniel Yu (aka Dory) officially revealing the Lobster Soup edition of Crawdad Kid this weekend over at premier toy blog ToysREvil. Coming headed in a similar fashion to Monsterforge’s Multiskull a/p’s and Multikustoms (pictured below), the Crawdad artist proof release will also be featuring a beautifully realised trading card that has been designed by artist Ralph Niese.

(Crawdad Lobster Soup Edition photos taken from Andy @ToysREvil‘s private collection)

No news yet with regards to pricing or release dates, but expect these to drop on Dory’s site some time soon…

(Multiskull Multikustom artist proof from Monsterforge, thanks Charles!)

(info- ToysREvil)