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Maddie Kickstarter

Kickstarter for Bigshot Toyworks' Maddie begins final fundraising push

56 percent of the way there with 10 days to go
Jun 09
Were you wondering how Bigshot Toywork's Kickstarter for Maddie was coming along? Well, with about 10 days to go, they're at US$20,638 of their US$37,000 goal, or about 56 percent of the way there. Obviously, 44 percent's a b... read
Tips from a pro
This is a guest post by Benny Kline, who owns and runs Tenacious Toys. He is located in New York and has been in the business for about 10 years. While Tenacious Toys is primarily a storefront for awesome designer art toys, you can also keep up with news from the scene at their blog. Additionally, you can connect with Benny on Twitter and Google+. read feature

Maddie Kickstarter

Bigshot Toyworks' Maddie rises from the Kickstarter depths

Who says ponies have to be all about friendship?
May 21
Have you ever thought, "Man, I just wish someone would combine My Little Pony with the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse?" No? Well, even if not, Bigshot Toyworks' Klim Kozinevich did, and he came up with Four Horsies of t... read
Miya-san pre-orders

Last call for Miya-san pre-orders

Pre-orders close at midnight Friday
Jan 30
If you haven't ordered Bigshot Toyworks and Martin Hsu's Miya-san yet, but you want to ... time's running out. Pre-orders end Friday at midnight Eastern (9 p.m. Thursday Pacific, 3 a.m. GMT). We've also been sent a little pr... read
Love Monster MegaSeth

Love Monster MegaSeth comes to Super Series Sundays

Latest addition to Tenacious Toys' line-up comes Feb. 2
Jan 27
Can't get enough of Lisa Rae Hansen's MegaSeth? The little resin rock 'n' roller returns this Sunday, Feb. 2, as part of Tenacious Toys' Super Series Sundays line-up. This time, it's as the Love Monster Edition, with the shir... read
Tenacious Toys resins

Tenacious Toys offering up a trio of resin releases

Shadoe Delgado, Nerviswr3k and Tony Devito creations listed in shop
Dec 19
Tenacious Toys have three new resin series on their website, all done in collaboration with We Are Not Toys as blind-boxed resin collectible sets. The series, all hand-painted by the artists who created them, are: Shadoe Del... read
Seems to have been the week for handmade and limited editions
Hello and welcome back to another round of Tomopop LinkUP! December 12 is observed as 'National Ding-A-Ling Day', a day set aside to watch out for crazy people. I couldn't say why, but doesn't that also mean it's a good day t... read feature

Loads of designer toys
New York Comic Con seemed to have a lot of vendors there this year, and no surprise, Tenacious Toys was there. However, they didn't just have a few exclusives like the JC Rivera Bearchamp shirt/figure combo; like last year, B... read feature

Here is a handy list of where to get those coveted exclusives
New York Comic Con is almost upon us and I am sure those planning on attending already have their heads swimming with thoughts of lines, swag, and those ever-elusive exclusives. And, while we can't help you out with the first... read feature

Colorway coming to Tenacious Toys booth
Tenacious Toys boothVISEone has revealed that his Zombie Goo vinyl collectible will indeed have a special colorway for New York Comic Con. The 8-inch figure will be available in a bright yellow version with some black detail ... read feature

Available at booth (#208) in NYCC's The Block
Furry Feline Creatives will once again be joining forces with Tenacious Toys at their New York Comic Con booth (#208 in The Block). To celebrate their partnership, Furry Feline Creatives' Alvin and Cheri Ong have created some... read feature

Carson Catlin's G.I. Joe customs for SubUrban Vinyl

A Real American Hero
May 29
Vanessa recently wrote about the upcoming G.I. Joe Custom Show running over at SubUrban Vinyl in New Jersey, which starts up this Friday, May 31st with Tenacious Toys. She included a few pictures of pieces that'll be shown at... read

Save the date: G.I. Joe Custom show at SubUrban Vinyl

Starting on May 31, a custom G. I. Joe event will be held in Waldwick, New Jersey
May 21
Attention, New Jersey! SubUrban Vinyl and Tenacious Toys will be having a G.I. Joe custom show on May 31. Partnered with The Loyal Subjects and Hasbro, this custom toy show will have over 30 artists bringing with them over 1... read

Teru Fujita's Androids are more than meets the eye

No, they're not Transformers-themed, but they're still just as cool
May 13
The latest Tenacious Toys Super Series Sundays release is out, and it's a series of custom 3-inch Androids from Teru Fujita. The initial appearance of the figure is that of a regular DIY Android, so there has to be something ... read
Lots and lots to explore!
There's been a lot of resin and vinyl releases and teases that have popped up recently. So many, in fact, that we haven't had a whole bunch of time to post them all until now. The easiest way, of course, is a nice round-up wi... read feature

You could win rare, custom, and full cases of Android figures.
This Easter, Google+ user Jim Long wants to fill your baskets with more than just chocolate. Long is holding a major Android giveaway with prizes from many sponsors like VinylRiot, Tenacious Toys, and Fuller Designs. To... read feature

Tenacious Toys announces Super Series Sundays

New limited run releases each Sunday night, starting tonight
Feb 17
Tenacious Toys has started up a new special release each Sunday night: Super Series Sundays. Starting at 10 p.m. Eastern, the series kicks off tonight with DuBose Art's Species 246 resin figure series. The release tonigh... read

Buy Android Series 3 figures open-boxed at Tenacious Toys

HUZZAH for open box sales!
Dec 04
Ever looked at a series of vinyl figures and wanted just one particular design, but didn't want to buy a few blind boxes or pay a "premium" on eBay for it? Tenacious Toys has you covered if Android Series 3 falls into that ca... read
Original works and custom creations mingle
Tenacious Toys' booth at New York Comic Con was definitely one for toy collectors that fancy their figures with a touch more hands-on artistry. I believe all of the toys there were either hand-made or created by a smaller gro... read feature

NYCC 2012: Rsin Art

Loads of colorful customs
Oct 15
We already covered Rsin's Agent K figure for Kid Robot, but that isn't all he brought to the show. Check out the gallery for all his other beautiful customs, all done in Rsin's signature whisper style and on display over at Tenacious Toys' booth. To my delight, he had customs of all shapes and sizes, so there's something here to please everyone. read

NYCC 2012: Ian Ziobrowski

All the NUGGS in town -- on display!
Oct 15
I'm always impressed with Ian Ziobrowski's work because he's so great at expressions on his customs. I love the faces on his figures -- they make 'em stand out! Check out the gallery for pictures of his recent works which wer... read

NYCC 2012: The resin creations of Jacob Jams

Oct 13
One of the many artists that were at the Tenacious Toys booth this year was Jacob Jams. Jacob's wares on display, including his creations Toothy, Dropping Jaw and Mutation X51Z, were some very cool little resin figures, with ... read

[UPDATED] Carson Catlin shows off the goods for NYCC

Look for Carson Catlin and others at Tenacious Toys' booth #3121
Oct 08
[updated: We now have pictures of the 18-inch Qee, labeled THXKW, which will be available at Tenacious Toys for US$500 during NYCC. It's got some nice colors to it!] As most of our favorite designer artists, Carson has been r... read
Signings, exclusives, and collabs!
New York Comic Con is swiftly approaching and Tenacious Toys planning on taking part in a big way. Their booth, number 3121, is one you will certainly want to hit up. Why? Well, how you feel about artist signings? And event e... read feature

Nathan Hamill's Strife and Sire to debut at NYCC

Two figures for the price of one!
Oct 01
New York Comic Con begins in a little bit over a week and Nathan Hamill has announced that he will be debuting his latest vinyl creation at the event. The new work is a pair of figures called "Strife and Sire," featuring a ba... read

Resin is King Series 2 arrives Oct. 4

Release party happening at Kidrobot New York
Sep 30
Earlier this year, we saw the Resin is King series from Tenacious Toys and Dead Hand Toys. Having been a success, the two are joining forces again for Resin is King Series 2! The series features sub-3-inch resin pieces f... read

Uncle Argh Noir Edition Qee headed to Tenacious Toys

Exclusive to be on sale Wednesday, Sept. 19
Sep 18
You might remember back in March, we posted about a Kickstarter for Scott Tolleson, Toy2R and Tenacious Toys' Uncle Argh Noir Edition Qee. Well, the Kickstarter was a success, the Qees have been shipped off to the backers, an... read

NEMO customizes some Sharkys for Tenacious Toys

Aug 28
Check out the gallery for images of what Mike "NEMO" Mendez has done to two of his Sharky figures (sculpted by NEMO and produced by ToyQube)! One of them looks plain old mean, while the other is a zombie shark. It looks prett... read

Carson Catlin's Tenacious Toys-exclusive Munnyworld set

Aug 06
Carson's been busy! We only just saw this neat video of him creating one of his signature cuts customs on a vinyl figure, and he's back now with a full series of Munnyworld figures that will be sold exclusively by Tenacious T... read

Mike 'NEMO' Mendez's Hello Gummi is too sweet

Apr 23
NEMO sent over an image of this 9" custom Hello Kitty piece done Tiki style on Saturday for the Candy-Coated Custom Show, currently displaying cool art toys at New York thanks to The London Candy Company and Tenacio... read

See OsiRisOrion's new piece for Candy Coated Custom Show!

Apr 19
OsiRisOrion tossed us an email with his latest custom that will be appearing at the upcoming Candy Coated Custom Show. Called the Sweet Demon, it has the body of an eight inch Dunny, but the flesh of a bad-ass monster! I... read

Tenacious Exclusive Scott Tolleson Qee on Kickstarter!

Mar 20
Tenacious Toys is doing their thing and starting off a Kickstarter project to fund an exclusive grayscale colorway of Scott Tolleson's 5 inch Uncle Argh Mini Qee. If they reach their goal, Toy2R will produce 500 pieces of the... read

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