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Battle Babies at C2E2 2015

April 19, 2015

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Steel thyselves, Chicagoland! Out friends, those mad geniuses from Battle Babies, are set to join Nerd City once again at this year’s C2E2 (booth #760 in The Block). They’ll be bringing everything from a huge selection of 1/1 custom pieces to some resin figures produced in conjunction with the mighty ManOrMonster? Studios. Below is just […]

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Holo Ape Outlaws 1/1 2014 C2E2 Exclusives from Goodleg Toys

April 23, 2014

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Our friends from Goodleg Toys were kind enough to send us a second exclusive for Nerd City’s C2E2 lineup (april 25th-27th in Chicago), with these two awesome Holo Ape Outlaws 1/1 custom figures. Featuring hand cast resin heads and accessories and reused vintage MOTU bits, each of these two cosmic simian badasses features a one […]

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Samhain 1/1 2014 C2E2 Exclusives from 5.5 Customs

April 22, 2014

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C2E2 is fast upon us (April 25th-27th in Chicago), and 5.5 Customs has added some seriously cool last minute additions to Nerd City’s lineup of exclusive offerings. Samhain is a collaboration between 5.5 Customs and Charles Marsh of Monsterforge. Featuring an original sculpted pumpkin head by Charles Marsh, Samhain was molded cast in resin and […]

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Lunar Light Moon Man by Masterenglish Customs

December 3, 2013

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The mighty Masterenglish is always one to keep an eye on. From his iconic MOTUC custom creations to his recent forays into hand cast resin figures, Masterenglish continues to raise the proverbial bar, in terms of what we have come to expect from hand made art action figure excellence.  Recently, he unveiled this stunning hand […]

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Vintage MOTU Customs from BigMan Toys

September 4, 2013

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Our good friend Lee, the mastermind behind BigMan Toys, recently revealed his latest project, a series of customized vintage MOTU figures. Utilizing extensive kit-bashing, expert repainting, and newly cast rubber and resin parts, BMT has created some truly strikingly beautiful 5.5″ beasts! It’s really incredible how much potential these vintage bucks have for customization. I […]

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Custom 5.5″ Barbarianaut from Monsterforge

April 4, 2013

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Monsterforge, aka Charles Marsh, is an extremely talented customizer, sculptor, designer and painter whose work I’ve admired since the early days of Nerd City. Even if you don’t know it, you’re probably already familiar with Marsh’s work through the mighty OMFG! series. Monsterforge was the mastermind behind the Multiskull design and, most recently, Barbarianaut from […]

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Grayskull Space Suit MOTUC Custom by Joe Amaro

March 1, 2012

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I think it’s safe to say that anyone who owned the vintage Castle Grayskull playset as a kid used to spend hours staring at that crazy printed cardboard standee of the space suit and making up stories of what the heck it was supposed to be. Well, wizard customizer, Joe Amaro, has brought that Grayskull […]

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Jim Lawson Michelangelo Custom TMNT Figure by Rick Dries

January 26, 2012

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I’ve often looked at the range of Batman range of figures and statues done in the style of various artists and thought to myself, “Who the hell cares? It’s just another Batman figure.” Now I get it. Jim Lawson is an artist who was with Mirage Studios on TMNT from pretty much the beginning, and […]

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Custom MOTUC Darth Vader by MadTinker76

November 29, 2011

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Check out this outstanding MOTUC-style custom of Darth Vader by our old friend, MadTinker76! The base for this figure is a MOTUC Count Marzo with boots and “skirt” from a DCUC Lex Luthor. The head is from a Star Wars Battle Force Darth Vader. It’s always cool to see an iconic character from another property […]

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