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8:34 PM on 03.04.2014

Episode 2 of our DIY toy livestream will air tonight at 9pm EST

EDIT: My livestream is running now on my personal account: TomoVanessa due to technical difficulties. I'm live now! Hello DIY lovers! Tonight I'll be continuing our DIY toy livestream series. My first episode focused on ...

Vanessa Cubillo


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6:00 PM on 11.29.2013

Lunartik is releasing a special Christmas brew

Now that Thanksgiving is officially over, I’m not annoyed anymore by all the Christmas movies and commercials. Bring on the holiday cheer! That’s why Lunartik’s newest figure is positively delightful. I&rsq...

Vanessa Cubillo



New Lunartik Doctor Who artist proofs available photo
New Lunartik Doctor Who artist proofs available
by Brian Szabelski

Lunartik has just released a bunch of artist proofs of his Doctor Who figures, just in time for the 50th anniversary. Produced by Titan Entertainment, most are still in stock, including a few chases and at least one version of all 11 Doctors. The War Doctor and new Doctor aren't in there yet, but give Lunartik a little time to sculpt John Hurt and Peter Capaldi's visages.

In any case, you can picked up the signed and numbered proofs from Series 1 and Series 2 in Lunartik's shop right now.

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2:00 PM on 10.25.2013

Lunartik serves up a Witches Brew Tea in a Cup

Lunartik's Halloween Special Brew is now available, and it's bloody good. Or at least a bit bloody; the Witches Brew Mini Tea is a bit of undead vinyl with a eye that's fallen out of its socket. Lunartik has made 213 of these...

Brian Szabelski

2:00 PM on 07.27.2013

SDCC 2013: DKE Toys

Most of what DKE Toys had at their SDCC booth this year were the exclusives for the show, eschewing the gigantic booth they've had in years past. That meant that unlike years past, there were no tiny surprises tucked away in ...

Brian Szabelski

9:00 AM on 07.23.2013

James Fuller shows off his tasty Ghostbusters custom

James Fuller, of Fuller Designs, has just released images of his new custom. Using Matt Jones' Lunartik in a Cup of Tea, Fuller designed it to look like Mr. Stay Puft from Ghostbusters. Turning the head and arms into marshma...

Vanessa Cubillo



DKE's first SDCC exclusive is Lunarik's Mys'tea'rious photo
DKE's first SDCC exclusive is Lunarik's Mys'tea'rious
by Brian Szabelski

As SDCC draws nearer, the time when DKE Toys starts releasing their exclusives info is upon us. Like last year, they're planning to release info every day, and it starts with the first exclusive's reveal: Lunartik's Mys'tea'rious. The latest Special Brew is a superhero-themed Tea in a Cup, limited to 200 pieces in total, but only half of that — 100 — will be at SDCC.

The release is taking place at DKE's booth, #5045, with a retail price of US$22. I think while it's a repaint of the regular Tea in a Cup, the superhero theme fits really well with how Mys'tea'rious has been designed. 

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6:30 PM on 05.26.2013

Custom Delights: Lunartik's Spud

Lunartik has revealed his custom for the upcoming Custom Vinyl Cavey Show, and it's actually pretty darn funny. Taking the Cavey's normal bean shape, he's sculpted around it and made the little critter into a potato, complete...

Brian Szabelski

2:00 PM on 05.06.2013

Matt JOnes, Doktor A hosting custom Loose Tea contest

Make yourself a fresh pot of tea and get out the design implements! Matt JOnes and Doktor A are hosting a contest which has entrants designing their own Loose Tea Lunartik in a Cup. You don't necessarily have to buy...

Natalie Kipper



A look at ToyCon UK's wares and exclusives photo
A look at ToyCon UK's wares and exclusives
by Brian Szabelski

ToyCon UK opens up this weekend, and many of the major British designer artists will be in attendance (with some surprises, too). Add in the fact that many will be bringing their own pieces to Baden-Powell House, and you have a list of exclusives and releases too long to mention.

Well, we've tried, at least. After the jump, you'll find an extensive list, outlining just about everything (and everyone) we know to expect for the show. Some are more specific or detailed than others (based on what the artists have released), so there may still be updates to come this week. In any case, for the rundown so far, you'll want to head past the jump.

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8:00 AM on 03.27.2013

Custom Giant Monster Embryos emerge

We have previously discussed Taylored Curiosities' Giant Monster Embryos, and the fact that some will be customized as part of the ToyCon UK festivities. We're now getting a peek at some of the custom Embryos from Haus of Boz...

Brian Szabelski





Lunartik's Doctor Who designs return for Series 2 photo
Lunartik's Doctor Who designs return for Series 2
by Brian Szabelski

You might remember that back in January, we posted about Lunartik's Doctor Who mini-figures, but he's not done with just one series. Spotted by SpankyStokes, Series 2 has been revealed by a Forbidden Planet pre-order, and it's centered around the Tenth Doctor.

The series will include the TARDIS, two different Tenth Doctors, Vashta Nerada, the adorable little Adipose, a Weeping Angel (don't look away from it ... ever), the Clockwork Robot, Cyber Leader, two different Daleks, Sontaran, and Davros. They'll be releasing in August, it seems, for around £7.99.

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