MAN-E-NEWS// The flocked “Wooly Mammoth” and “Albino Mammoth” Elephantos resin figures from Turbopistola…
Following months on the drawing board, Daniel Smith aka Turbopistola is proud to present his latest wave of Elephantos resin figures, the flocked “Wooly Mammoth” and “Albino Mammoth” editions! Cast in resin by Daniel and intricately flocked by Spy Monkey Creations’ Jeremy Sung, the 2.5″ tall figures are available in a choice of 2 colorways; brown, coming in 2 different tones with a variety of different eye colors and “Albino” white, complete with white and pink detailing. Limited to just 14 and 6 figures respectively – each coming bagged with a hand made header and 1″ button – the flocked “Mammoth” Elephantos editions will be touching down in the Turbopistola store today (6/28) at 9.30pm Eastern time for just $36 each plus shipping…
Joining the slew of artists announced yesterday as part of Nerd City‘s huge C2E2 booth this weekend, Daniel Smith aka Turbopistola has revealed a number of releases he’ll have up for grabs at the event. As well as a number of AP Cuddlehards, paintings and customs, Daniel will be bringing along a limited edition of 6 exclusive C2E2 Ion Men in a mix of red and clear black vinyl for $20 each, as well as 6 C2E2 Elephantos figures coming in a rusted red paint app for $25 each. Unable to attend the con? Then you’ll be glad to know that Daniel will also have a limited number of the C2E2 Elephantos in his store for the duration of the event!
After over a year away from the toys, our good friend Daniel Smith aka Turbopistola returns with a special “Outbreak” run of Elephantos resin minis! Created to coincide with the Days of the Dead: Atlanta Horror Convention this weekend, the stunning hand cast resin figures have been treated to multitude of gruesome looking paint applications, each coming packed with a hand painted header made from discarded 35mm photographs. Available at the 13 Stories Haunted House booth today (2/6) right through until Sunday, January 8th for just $25 each, those unable to attend will be glad to know that the “Outbreak” Elephantos can also be purchased through the Turbopistola store via an open-preorder for the duration on the con…
Originally teased as super-limited preview runs for both Wonder Festival and CT&TC last month, Elephantos: Keshi Edition is finally set for general release later today (08/16)! Marking the first collaboration between our very own Tru:Tek and the enigmatic turboPISTOLA, the 2″ tall mini figures have been cast in a wonderful, squishy rubber at The Disarticulators studios right here in merry ol’ England, with 3 colourways initially up for grabs; Flesh (ltd 10), Grey (ltd 5) and Neon Orange (ltd 5). Packaged in a resealable clamshell blister with full colour card back and 3″ die-cut vinyl sticker, Elephantos: Keshi Edition will be touching down in the turboPISTOLA store at 9pm EST for a very reasonable $25 plus shipping…
Ahead of the anticipated Keshi Version release later this month, Daniel Smith aka turboPISTOLA is proud to present his latest 2 custom Elephantos minis… Frosted and Devious! Cast in a beautiful crystal clear resin, Frosted has been hand sprayed with a white gradient, whilst the trans-yellow Devious comes with silver sprays and firey hand painted details. Priced at just $30 each, the pair are up for grabs in the turboPISTOLA store right now. Stay tuned for the full details on THAT Keshi Version in the coming weeks!
Whilst the blog has unfortunately taken yet another hit today (back tomorrow, we promise!), we’ve been hard at work preparing the online sale for the slew of goodies we have left over from last weekend’s Cardiff Tattoo & Toy Con. Featuring a number of previously posted Disarticulator exclusives including the latest Madball of Death, collaborations with the likes of Ironhaus, turboPISTOLA, 1Shot Toys and Edge of Doom, PLUS the preview of Rampage Toys’ latest keshi figure, the Cupcake Plane, we suggest heading over to the store right here to take a closer look at what will be on offer come 9pm London time tonight (just an hour and a half away now!)… We once again thank you guys for your patience with the blog, expect a HUGE backlog of news stories to follow tomorrow!
First off, we’d like to give a massive apology to our readers for our lack of posts over the last week. What with Cardiff Tattoo & Toy Con over the weekend, and a whole load of casting to be done for a certain Wonder Festival in just a few days, we unfortunately had to put the old girl on the back burner… The good news is that we’ll be back at full steam in the morning with a whole host of new stories, PLUS the all important release details for tomorrow’s post-con drop! In the mean time, you’re just going to have to put up with a full rundown of what we’ll be offering up courtesy of Rampage Toys at Wonder Festival on Sunday… Enjoy!
Kesh-E-Face// We will be offering up both a restock of the original Rampage exclusive Green variant and a Wonder Festival exclusive marbled blue/red. Standing at 3″ tall and cast in a flexible keshi-style rubber, the loving tribute to all things MOTU comes with the standard 3-faced, fully rotating head. Packed with custom hand cut backers and blister bubbles, both colourways have been limited to 3 pieces each.
Madball of Death (The Deathball)// The fourth edition of our newly released AmToys homage, the MoD has been cast in a Rampage exclusive green w/pink insert. Consisting of 3 parts (2 magnetically joined halves and parasite insert), the figure comes bagged and headed with collaborative artwork from Zectron and Ralph Niese. Limited to just 3 this time around, there are talks of another limited run in the near future.
Cupcake Keshi Plane// Making a secret appearance at Cardiff Tattoo and Toy Con over the weekend, Wonder Festival will see the official release of Rampage Toys‘ latest keshi, the Cupcake Plane! Sculpted by Jon Malmstedt using the Micro Cupcake Kaiju, the adorable little figure has been cast by the Disarticulators in a mix of flesh, red and blue rubber. Limited to just 11 this time around, each comes with interchangeable pilot plus 2 points of articulation.
Elephantos// Designed and sculpted by the one and only turboPISTOLA, Elephantos receives his second exclusive keshi variant in a retina melting marble green/pink colourway! Cast by the Disarticulators in their special blend of super-bouncy rubber, the little guy has been limited to 4 bagged and headed pieces… Expect more news on the general release soon!
Higekami// The master of Beard-Fu makes one last exclusive appearance before his long overdue general release next month, coming in a stunning red/blue Wonder Festival colourway! Cast in a flexible rubber, the 2″ figure comes mounted on a thick, hand cut backer with SNES style insert and Beard Fist badge. These have been limited to 3 pieces.
Sgt. Angus// As with Elephantos, 1Shot Toys‘ leader of the beef battalion makes his second appearance as a Rampage Toys exclusives. Again cast in the standard Rampage green/pink, the little guy has been limited to 3 pieces, each coming complete with die-cut vinyl sticker and cut-out-and-keep card.
H.U.S.T.L.E Artist Series: Wave 1 FULL SET// The first and only time the whole of Wave 1 will be offered up together (barring Spanky Stokes’ FGF!), the full set of 10 figures have been cast in a vivid green and pink rubber. Missed out on the little guys the first time around? Then this is your chance to bag the lot at a single, reduced price!
Weirdos in Space// A huge success upon release last month, the Weirdos in Space, well Cupcake Lucha at least, has made a return! Cast in a Rampage exclusive silver w/ pink pilot, the multi-part rubber figure has been limited to just 4 this time around, with another batch in silver/green to follow next month.
The Critters// Last, but by no means least, Zectron‘s ever popular Critter inspired mini figure will be gracing Wonder Festival with yet another exclusive colourway! Matching both Kesh-E-Face, Higekami and the Cupcake Plane’s, the 1″ minis have been cast in a marble blue/red rubber. Limited to 4, each comes packed with an exclusive header and insert.
Due to go on sale this Sunday at the ‘Paralyzing Toys’ booth (8-28-09) alongside a whole host of other amazing artist’s work, any remaining stock will be heading to the Rampage Toys online store soon after. Stay tuned for more reveals from the booth (including the long awaited Rampage H.U.S.T.L.E APs!) later this week…