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12:30 PM on 08.26.2014

Brown Bear Cavey arrives next Monday

Need a little fuzzy in your life? Then perhaps you should check out the newest plush Cavey, Brown Bear Cavey. He's a brown fleece Cavey bear, complete with little tiny nose, and he's going to be available at 8 p.m. BST (3 p.m...

Brian Szabelski




Nicky Lewis' wooden DIY figure is Fo' Chisel photo
Nicky Lewis' wooden DIY figure is Fo' Chisel
by Brian Szabelski

Fo' Chisel, a wooden and resin DIY figure from by UK-based designer Nicky Lewis, has just been released to the public for purchase. The 6-inch figure design's pretty simple: a cube-shaped head, along with a round body and arms that have shoulder articulation. Still, artists like Jon-Paul Kaiser, A Little Stranger and Planet Domu have made some interesting customs on the platform already, which you can check out in the gallery.

If you like one, you can find the wodden Fo' Chisel for £40 and the resin Chisel for £14 in the Fo' Chisel shop. What's your thoughts on Fo' Chisel, Tomopop readers?

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8:00 AM on 08.04.2014

SDCC 2014: Lulubell Toys

Lulubell Toys' SDCC booth was filled with its usual menagerie of sofubi and resin figures from Japan and other parts of the world, ranging from Grody Shogun's latest work to Reflect's well-sculpted Neo Japan figure. There was...

Brian Szabelski



Design your own Tuttz and win from Argonaut Resins photo
Design your own Tuttz and win from Argonaut Resins
by Vanessa Cubillo

To celebrate his birthday, creator of Argonaut Resins, END, has decided to hold a design contest. On social media, he announced that he will be having a Tuttz art contest where fans can win a Tuttz mini. If you want to enter, download the art template shown and let your creativity take over!

You can color this by hand, use your computer, even alter the Tuttz design a bit; just make sure you can still tell it’s a Tuttz. When you’re finished, email your design to Argonaut Resins. This contest will run until August 31, and if there are a lot of entires there could be more prizes. 

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7:00 PM on 07.27.2014

SDCC 2014: Sideshow Collectibles - statues and maquettes part 2

Continuing with Sideshow coverage, here's the rest of their licensed statues and maquettes. Star Wars characters featured heavily, as did Marvel. The booth also had a smattering of horror and other movie characters. Most of the experience is about simply gaping in awe at the larger scale figures (especially the legendary scale ones). Click through for the gallery!

Tianxiao Ma

5:00 AM on 07.27.2014

SDCC 2014: Yamato

If you enjoy figures inspired by fantasy art, Yamato is the place to look. Over the years they've quietly been expanding their Fantasy Figure Gallery lineup. Their presence at SDCC was small, and even then many of the figures...

Tianxiao Ma



A look at DKE's 2014 SDCC exclusives photo
A look at DKE's 2014 SDCC exclusives
by Brian Szabelski

So DKE Toys have already shown off their exclusives from Motorbot and Scott Wilkowski ... but there are far, far more coming to their booth this year (#5045). So many, in fact, that it's rather impractical to do individual posts for all of them. 

Of course, that's exactly what we've done, and as it turns out, there's a lot of Star Wars-themed pieces that will be at their booth. Particularly, Boba and Jango Fett-themed ones, mixed in with a bunch of resin releases from smaller figure makers and individual artists. 

Check out the full list of all the other planned releases after the jump!

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1:00 PM on 07.15.2014

Motorbot's R2-DX comes to San Diego Comic Con

Motorbot's presence at SDCC will at least have more than just a custom toy or two: he's releasing his R2-DX figure as one of DKE Toys' show exclusives. Priced at US$45 each and limited to a run of 20, it's essentially an R2-D...

Brian Szabelski

2:00 PM on 06.11.2014

Watch out for Javier Jimenez's Wananeko

Javier Jimenez has kept his latest project secret for a while now, but he's just revealed a resin figure he's calling Wananeko, which is Japanese for "trap cat". The little guy is a cat that had to suffer through living on th...

Brian Szabelski

11:00 AM on 06.10.2014

Argonaut Resins comes out with Sparkly Pharaoh Hound minis

Last night, Argonaut Resins released the first wave of Sparkly Pharaoh Hounds. This series continues their sparkly line that started with the Sparkly Tuttz figures. Those glittery feline figures were released in four waves, ...

Vanessa Cubillo

2:00 PM on 05.06.2014

Kidrobot SF plays host to Friends From Forgotten Fairytales

Kidrobot San Francisco is playing host to a new exhibit that opens May 10 at the store (1512 Haight Street), called Friends from Forgotten Fairytales. Opening night is from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Pacific, and includes some gif...

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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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