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MAN-E-NEWS// The Dominant Species Part 5: Leather Back custom from Hoakser…

The first of 3 new additions to the Dominant Species series, Leather Back is the latest custom from UK based graffiti artist, Hoakser. Towering above Jack, Why Front, Polkadot and Unknown, Leather Back was originally an Incredible Hulk figure, that with hours of burning, sculpting, spraying, and brushing has become one of Hoakser’s strongest customs to date. Coming with his own dioramic plinth (replete with the remains of his last opponent!), Leather Back will be available alongside his 4 brothers on the Hoakser eBay store soon. Expect news on the remaining cast of the Dominant Species (the Medic and Three Fourths) to follow next week…

“This is Leatherback, wounded in battle, he had his arm pulled off, but don’t worry it will grow back…He used to be an Incredible Hulk figure who was  missing an arm already,he was given to me by a friend..After hours of work, he is now the biggest member of the crew with the most muscle..”- Hoakser


MAN-E-NEWS// The bronze ‘Jack’ sculpture from Luke Chueh x Fully Visual…

March 7th will see the super-limited release of Luke Chueh‘s latest collaboration with Fully Visual, the bronze “Jack” sculpture. Inspired by Chueh’s “Jacked” painting (pictured) and the mythological “Jackalope”, the sculpture successfully blends the artists character design with the classic taxidermic presentation of the Jackalope, stuffed and mounted on a plaque.

Limited to an edition of just 7 (coinciding with the release date, which also happens to be Chueh’s birthday), information with regards to pricing and availability on the pieces is still forthcoming, so be sure to keep checking the Fully Visual site for further updates over the coming days…

This photo features wax versions of the sculpture. These sculpts will be used to form the plaster molds from which the bonze will be cast. Each bonze requires its own mold and its own wax “positive”. This process is very time consuming and requires the hands of an artisan. This is why we’ve decided to limit this bronze to seven pieces (and it compliments the March 7th release date, which also happens to be my birthday).- Luke Chueh


Update// The Dominant Species from Hoakser…

Revealed in the Tru:Teknology Files a couple of weeks back, Hoaker’s Dominant Species custom wrestler figures are now available to purchase through his store here. Both standing at around 16cm tall, “Jack” and “Why Front?” come with 9 points of articulation for your posing pleasure…

Priced at £69.99 and £64.99 respectively, each figure comes with their own hand drawn sketch/piece that can be customised to order if you so wish. Check them out now- they’re not going to be around for long!

Union Jack was the first one I finished, he’s proud to be British and everything he sprays comes from inside..I handpainted him with acylics, after burning and mutilating him badly.. Something as graffiti artists we always try to do – burn toys!

Why front? Comes complete with a hand drawn illustration and certificate,  and is a completely unique model..to see how I made these figures check my blog post here.. He has loads of detail, including some nike trainers, battle damage and loads of gore.. -Hoakser