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Nerd City @ Power-Con!

September 16, 2013

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This weekend saw the hosting of the third annual Power-Con, la fete des He-Man, Thundercats and TMNT (recently added to the roster) held every year in sunny Torrance, CA. Although admittedly I (Max) know jack and shit about the ‘Masters of the Universe’ toy stuff (that’s Ben‘s dept.) and cosplay basically creeps me the fuck […]

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Finkerbots from The Godbeast x Gus Fink x Onell

August 19, 2011

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Check out(on the right) this amazing new Glyos System-compatible robotic resin masterpiece from The Godbeast and Gus Fink, the Finkerbot! This figure was sculpted  and cast by TGB, himself, and based upon the designs of the crazily talented artist, Gus Fink. As seen below, all of the pieces of the Finkerbots can mix and match […]

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Microfighter from Prometheus Rising Studios

February 3, 2011

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The insanely talented Ben Mininberg of Prometheus Rising Studios is at it again with his new Microfighter resin fighter.  Standing around 3″ tall, Microfighter is meant to be an homage to the M.U.S.C.L.E. toys of the 80′s.  According to Ben, the casting of these figures is moving along much more smoothly and quickly than expected, […]

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Donald Topp’s “Shirts vs. Skins” Art Opening @ Hot Pop!

October 4, 2010

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Our good buddies in Milwaukee, designer toy shop/gallery Hot Pop are hosting a brand new bad-ass show, “Shirts Vs. Skins”  featuring work by pop culture artiste extraordinaire Donald Topp, opening Oct. 15th. Topp’s stuff is super radical, and what’s really cool is that all the art is up now! So if you can’t make it […]

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Veggiesomething “Nooka Nooka” Signing @ Rotofogui!

June 11, 2010

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This last Saturday was chock full of Chicago goodness, and one of the highlights was our good friend Veggiesomething‘s signing for his Nooka Nooka toy release @ awesomest toy store on the planet, Rotofugi. The toy was really, really cool, and Veggiesomething is such an awesome dude. Plus there were free pixie sticks. Pixie Sticks! […]

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Veggiesomething “Mini NookaNooka” Launch @ Rotofugi!

June 3, 2010

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Our good friend, toy designer extraordinaire Veggiesomething, will be signing his new figure in the “Mini NookaNooka” line, launching this Saturday, June 5th, 12-2 p.m. @ best toy store in the universe/Nerd City sponsor Rotofugi right here in beautiful Chicago, Il. This is the second series in lifestyle brand Nooka’s artist toy line, and we […]

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“Ghost Girl” from My Plastic Heart and Matt Siren!

May 20, 2010

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Our good friends @ NYC designer toy purveyor My Plastic Heart have just released an image of their new collabo with NY street artist Matt Siren, and I gotta tell you, I totally dig it. Inspired by the female form, and the ghosts in Ms. Pac-Man (seriously), this is a must-have for any self-respecting Nerd’s […]

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Mobile Mountain by Motorbot

May 19, 2010

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I know.  I know.  I’ve been writing about Motorbot a lot, lately. But this recent custom from him for the Mr. Power show (at Toy Qube in New York May 21st – June 1st) is far too freaking awesome to ignore.  Based upon the Mr. Power platform figure by Phalanx Studio, this piece takes a […]

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Untitled 27 Digital Collage by ITEM

May 4, 2010

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Any loyal reader of Nerd City will already know that our friend TEM is an exceptionally talented artist/designer who makes some totally mind-blowing digital collages that he makes available for download directly from his Flickr here. You may notice something particularly interested about his latest piece, Untitled 27, though.  That’s right!  It’s the Nerd City […]

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