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UPDATE: Celebrate Star Wars with Artmymind's Storm Samurai photo
UPDATE: Celebrate Star Wars with Artmymind's Storm Samurai
by Brian Szabelski

Not everyone celebrates May the 4th in the same manner, and Artmymind have chosen to celebrate Star Wars with a new piece, Storm Samurai. Obviously styled on the Stormtrooper helmet with some influence from Japanese kabutos, the 3-inch-by-3-inch-by-2-inch piece has been cast in both resin (matte black and matte white) and a shiny metal version. It's a very clean look, not too outside of what Artmymind usually creates, and it looks just as awesome as their custom work.

The matte black and white samurai heads are US$49 each, while the metal version is US$69 each. You can find all three in Artmymind's shop this very moment.

[UPDATE: The Storenvy shop is down at the moment, so you can buy them from Artmymind's BigCartel shop. They've also decided to throw in a slight discount to make up for the inconvenience: the matte black and white versions are €30 each, and the metal version €42.]

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7:00 AM on 04.24.2014

Catch a new, one-of-a-kind discovery by Daniel Fleres today

Daniel Fleres over at the Swanicorn Post has posted a new discovery, limited to just one, that will be up for sale later today. The resin-made Magical Silver-Blooded, Double-sided Fort Dess Orca Quailicorn (man, that's a mout...

Kristina Pino

1:30 PM on 04.15.2014

ToyCon UK exclusives begin appearing online

ToyCon UK is all over, and many of the exhibitors and artists have started putting their remaining exclusives from the show online. For example, Kerry Dyer's remaining Mole XLs and Molehills are up on her shop for £25 a...

Brian Szabelski

1:00 PM on 04.14.2014

New book takes a look at the indie toy scene

I love a good read here and there, and it looks like I have a new book to check out in Louis Bou's We Are Indie Toys! The book is a look at the indie scene, specifically resin figures made by independent artists and studios. ...

Brian Szabelski

9:00 PM on 04.10.2014

Onorio D'Epiro's exclusives for ToyCon UK revealed

Fugi.me's booth will be home to a few collectibles from Onorio D'Epiro at ToyCon UK, and if you love robots, then you'll love what he has in store: The fellow in the header image is P.A.L., a 7-inch robot with light-up eyes ...

Brian Szabelski



A look at the works of ToyCon UK 2014 (Part 1) photo
A look at the works of ToyCon UK 2014 (Part 1)
by Brian Szabelski

ToyCon UK arrives on Saturday, and there's plenty of new things to gawk over before the show. So much so, in fact, that we haven't been able to keep up with it all! To make amends, we're rounding up as many of the ToyCon UK releases and news tidbits as we can, starting off with works from five of the artists in attendance.

Hit the jump to see some of what you'll find at ToyCon UK!

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9:30 PM on 04.07.2014

ToyCon UK brings a new blind-boxed series from Taylored Curiosities

ToyCon UK is coming up at the end of the week, and Taylored Curiosities is bringing her first blind-boxed series to the show. It's a series of Tales from Okemordyn figures, featuring the little Okemordyn critters in different...

Brian Szabelski



Doktor A's Stumpy Warburton hobbling over to ToyCon UK photo
Doktor A's Stumpy Warburton hobbling over to ToyCon UK
by Brian Szabelski

Seems as though Colonel Rombus won't be the only Dok A creation coming to ToyCon UK. The little Stumpy Warburton, proofreader and founder of the Limbs Can Hold You Back Society, will be at the event too. He's a brand new Mini-Mechtorian figure, with a run of 10 2-inch figures handpainted and available. And yes, arms and legs aren't included because he wouldn't be Stumpy if they were!

Stumpy will be at Dok's ToyCon booth (#17) for £70 each.

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10:00 AM on 04.04.2014

The Jelly Empire's Cosmic Jellybots are out of this world

Selina Briggs of The Jelly Empire has passed along some pictures and information about her releases for this weekend's MoCCA Festival in New York City. Check the gallery below for some images of her absolutely beautiful Cosmi...

Kristina Pino



Squink!'s My Final Breath is nothing to huff at photo
Squink!'s My Final Breath is nothing to huff at
by Brian Szabelski

Squink! has been quiet since the end of 2013, mostly because he's been catching up on commissioned work the whole time, but ToyCon UK is bringing out some new work from him. Specifically, it's a resin piece called My Final Breath, debuting on April 12 at the event. It's a different look than a lot of his customs and past pieces, in part because it feels more like a display piece, something you might put on a shelf on its own rather than with other designer toys.

He'll have an assortment of handpainted one-off customs at ToyCon, as well as clear and tinted colorways of My Final Breath at his booth. The leftovers from the show will be in his shop on April 14.

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11:00 AM on 03.31.2014

Kerry Dyer digs up Mole XL for ToyCon UK

Kerry Dyer will be attending ToyCon UK, but she's not coming alone. Kerry's newest work, Mole XL, will be along for the ride a 4-inch version of her resin 1-inch Mole figure. They'll be available in a  total of 3 colors,...

Brian Szabelski





ESC-Toy's new Scratch MK is a beautiful blue photo
ESC-Toy's new Scratch MK is a beautiful blue
by Brian Szabelski

ESC-Toy's newest weekly release is a little different, though it doesn't seem that way. After all, we've seen the Scratch MK figure before, and this time, it's in a metallic blue colorway. There's nothing too out of the ordinary at first glance: it's still 5.5 inches tall and comes with a unique hologram serial number.

What's so special about this colorway is that ESC is doing something different: offering a special retail price for 24 hours of US$35. You can pick it up in the ESC-Toy store right now.

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