June 2, 2013

New 3D Printing Flexible Plastic Polymer from Shapeways

3D Printing service Shapeways announced the availability of a new material of flexible plastic polymer. Printing with this “Elasto Plastic” will cost $1.75/cm3, and like many of the other materials, is laser-sintered one layer at a time.

Head over to their blog for the full announcement post and the material page for more design tips. Check out the video below for more insight and a closer look at a few of Shapeways’ impressive test prints:

New Six Million Dollar Man Action Figures from ZICA Toys

ZICA Toys are taking us back to 1974 with these ultra rad Six Million Dollar Man action figures.

The first 3.75″ tall retro style articulated figures are classic red tracksuited Colonel Steve Austin (Six Million Dollar Man) and Bionic Bigfoot. ZICA Toys has big plans for this line including exclusives, variants, play-sets, vehicles, and we can't wait! No word yet on any other details but we'll keep you posted.

3A's Clamp Handed ANKOU-EX FAT DROWN

3A have dropped yet another awesome toy into our collective internet laps with the clamp handed "ANKOU-EX FAT DROWN".

This rad looking 8" tall Action Portable 1/12th scale figure is full articulated and is available for pre-order from HERE with expected release in September.

Monster Squad Gillman from DuBose Art and Design

Sculpted by Jeremy Bohr and original produced by Black HeartDuBose Art and Design has produced this amazing custom painted 1:1 Gillman bust! 

Standing at a massive 18″ tall, the bust from the classic 1987 Monster Squad film has been beautiful layered with Monster Kolor sprays, with the finish being bright and photo-realistic. You can order this one of kind bust which is still available from the DuBose Store HERE.

JFury has a Micro Lonely Yeti

JFury has launching another new resin figure in the form of a micro version of the ‘Lonely Yeti‘. 

These 1″ figures are limited to only 15 pack of three figures in each pack including two ice blue and one mystery color of blue, green or purple glow in the dark Micro Yeti. To order yours today go HERE but be quick as these will sell out fast.

The Door Is Always Open with Ten Minutes from Gary Baseman

Eric Minh Swenson takes an inspiring 10 minute look at Gary Baseman's first major museum exhibition of his life and work: "Gary Baseman: The Door Is Always Open".

From the Skirball Cultural Center, Gary "explores the influences of Baseman's Jewish family heritage and American popular culture on his exuberant, boundary-defying art." If you're fan of Gary's work or just art in general then take a look at this short.

Rotobox and Kuso Vinyl’s 'Minicel'

Rotobox and Kuso Vinyl have released a smaller and quite possibly a cuter version of their Celsius figure, 'Minicel'. 

The 4" DIY figure comes with five super cool weapon accessories of handgun, sniper rifle, rifle, futuristic katana and bazooka. This new figure is due for release from Kuso’s #5642 Booth at SDCC for only $10.