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MAN-E-NEWS// The “Denim Venoms Vs. Street Machines” Turf Wars action figures from Goodleg Toys x Rob Hexevo…

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“In the year 1994 a nuclear war was launched resulting in atomic solar flares that wiped out 84% of the world’s population…and changed those that remained. Gangs begin to take control in the devastation. The year 2000, gangs have taken over nearly all territories, ravaging the lands until nothing remains. It is the year 2014… 20 years since the ‘END WAR’ and the world has once again be bombarded wit solar flares… awakening strange powerful mutations in people all over the world. Welcome to BAD-CITY… where a new war is brewing… a turf war for the World’s last city!”

The guys over at Goodleg Toys have teamed up with one of the founding fathers of the neo-vinatge action figure scene, Rob Hexevo, for their latest release, proudly presenting Turf Wars: Streets Warriors of Bad City! Heavily inspired by the scrolling beat ’em ups of the late 80’s/early 90’s, the ongoing series is set to feature a number of 2-pack “rival gang” releases, the first of which coming in the form of Denim Venom leader, Axle “Renegade” Trash, versus Rex Turbine, leader of the Street Machines. Hand cast in contrasting trans green and orange resin, the pair both feature 4 points of articulation, coming hand painted with a ton of super-detailed accessories. Limited to just 1 carded set and 4 bagged and headed singles, the Denim Venoms vs. Street Machines touch down in the Goodleg store today (07/12) at Midnight GMT+1. Pricing is still to be confirmed…

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MAN-E-NEWS// ManOrMonster? Studios’ Beastor-9 and Arkannis revealed…

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One more day closer to Power-Con and we’re treated to yet another exclusive reveal from ManOrMonster? Studios, this time around coming in the form of the latest Warlords of Wor protagonists… the twisted abomination of science, Beastor-9, and mysterious mystic upstart, Arkannis! Originally teased as test casts a while back, the pair have since been hand cast and painted by MoM’s Brandon Barker, coming with a whopping 10 points of WoW compatible neo-mag joints. Available at the con in limited numbers for $100 a piece, Brandon has stated that every toy purchased will also come with $20 booth credit which can be applied to MoM’s wide range of merch, including t-shirts, comics, art prints and even the new Weelords Minis! Stay tuned for news of the general release soon…


MAN-E-NEWS// Ben Spencer’s Sharkastator for the Blue Colar Toy Show…

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Ben Spencer of Galaxxor/Nerd City fame comes with the first of 2 pieces he’s created for Madknits‘ upcoming Blue Colar Toy Show, the incredible Sharkastator Galaxxor mash-up! Loosely inspired by the ‘Killer Carp’ Battle Beast both in design and colour, the stunning piece features an amalgamation of Spencer’s signature Galaxxor and Lucha Shark figures to blinding effect. Cast in resin by the legendary Marty ‘Godbeast’ Hansen, the one-off 5.5″ toy has been hand painted in the carp’s familiar red and white, complete with yellow chest embellishment. Priced at just $90, Sharkastator will be up for grabs alongside another still-to-be-revealed piece at the show’s opening on July 13th at the Hope Artiste Village in Pawtucket, RI. Head over to the Madnits site here for more details…


MAN-E-NEWS// The ‘Grampor’ bootleg action figure from ManOrMonster? Studios…

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“GRAMPOR CARES NOT FOR BLOG POSTS!”

Originally created as an in-joke amongst the bootleg action figure community, Ben Spencer‘s ‘Grampor’ is finally seeing the light of day courtesy of ManOrMonster? Studios! Some call him “artistically devoid”, others “just plain ugly”, the absolutely hilarious figure has been kit-bashed from a variety of vintage action figure KOs, coming cast by MoM? in a bootleg-tastic 2-tone blue and red resin. Featuring the now standard Warlords of Wor compatible neo-mag joints, each figure is due to come touch down with custom header card and a handful of Werthers (!) this July 4th. No news on pricing or edition size as of yet, so be sure to keep track of the MoM? IG feed here for the full lowdown soon…


MAN-E-NEWS// The Jung Busch Resin Toy Show + leftover sale from Goodleg Toys…

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The fine chaps at Goodleg Toys were given the honour of holding Berlin’s first resin toy show at Jung Busch over the weekend, featuring a number of new figures including the third WAR ON PREHIS prototype, the last edition of Claw Drone, “The Death Claw Squadron”, the 1st WotU Series 2 figure “Moneybash”, the 2nd Shipwrecked Plunderboys release “Sbobbabob”, plus a new release soo secret, we can’t even publish photos! Originally planned as just a one day event, the show has proven so popular that an extension has been granted until Friday (May 24th)- so if you’re in the area be sure to head down and take a look at the amazing display… You’re going to want to mark Friday down for another reason too, as this will be the day any remaining figures will be heading to the Goodleg store for general release! Here’s a quick rundown of what will be on offer come Mindnight (GMT+1)-

  • The last 5 pulls of WoP Claw Drone called “The Death Claw Squadron”, incl. a one-off Cyborg Steed custom!
  • The 2nd Shipwrecked Plunderboys release “Sbobbabob” (pictured)
  • New Shipwrecked Plunderboys Capt. Blackweird colorways
  • The remaining WotU Series 1 figures

Interested in finding out more on the show? Then we suggest heading over to the Goodleg blog here for the full lowdown…

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MAN-E-NEWS// Galaxxor’s ‘Space Knight Eldrus’ for the Toys Are Us group show…

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Ben Spencer of Galaxxor/Nerd City fame has just revealed images of his entry for Killer Bootlegs‘ upcoming ‘Toys Are Us’ group show… presenting the mighty Space Knight Eldrus! Seeing a return of the popular Cyborg Space Barbarian head sculpt, the stunning one-off Galaxxor figure has been cast in resin by Marty ‘Godbeast’ Hansen, coming painted by Ben in rather striking lime green/purple colourway. Going up for sale online after the show’s opening reception next Friday, April 5th, we’ve been told that if the figure is well received we’ll be seeing more of the Space Knight (albiet in different colurways) throughout the year…

In association with Killer Bootlegs and Monster Kolor, the “Toys Are Us” group art show will be taking place at the Rockford Art Deli between April 5th-6th. Participating artists are as follows…

2bitHACK, 5.5 Customs, Battle Babies, BigManToys, Broken Pigeon, Cash Cannon (4 the Luv of Toyz NY), Concocted Curioddities, Davemarkart, Dead Hand Toys, Dead Presidents, Dubose Art, Evilos, Forces of Dorkness, Galaxxor (Ben Spencer), Giest Lab, Goodleg Toys, GUUMON, Hamfx, Hoakser, Kid Ink Industries, Killer Bootlegs, ManOrMonster?, Mechavirus, MonsterArm, Motorbot, Suckadelic, The Mark Ultra, Wasted Talent and We Become Monsters.


MAN-E-NEWS// Treegar: Psychedelic Nightmare Edition from Galaxxor x Bigmantoys…

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Previewed here as a work in progress a few weeks back, Galaxxor‘s Ben Spencer has revealed that the breathtaking “Psychedelic Nightmare” Treegars are finally ready to drop! Cast by Treegar creator Lee Burbridge of Bigmantoys in a mixture of swirled clear resin tints, the 5.5″ neo-vintage action figure has been given a pro black rub and Galaxxor-style neon yellow eyes by Ben. Limited to just 3 totally unique pieces, the “Psychedelic Nightmare” Treegars will be touching down in the Galaxxor store this Friday, February 15th for just $90 plus shipping…

[Info- NerdCity]