For the Mallrats 25th Anniversary Show at Gallery1988, Chogrin x The Beast Brothers deliver fun retro action figures of Jay and Silent Bob with the Los Mallrats Prototype Edition resin art toys. Riffing off the title of Kevin Smith’s cult classic film, the figures reimagine the drug-dealing duo as actual mall rats complete with mouse ear style hats and rat tails. Riding the action figure concept, Silent Bob includes a vhs tape with incriminating home videos while Jay comes with a handy bag of snoochie boochie noochies. The new figures are the latest releases in the illustrious Mexican Bootlegs line.
Cast in basic gray, the 1 of 1 Prototype Edition figures live up to the Prototype moniker. The long, realistic pink rat tails add a bit of grimy edge to the overall cartoony designs. Presented with a streamlined riff on the classic blister and card packaging, Los Mallrats come on minimal cards and custom acrylic ‘blisters’. The creators have mentioned that this might be just the beginning with possible future editions and characters under consideration.
The Los Mallrats Prototype Edition (1/1) resin art toys will be available as part of the Mallrats 25th Anniversary Show from Gallery 1988’s web shop on Friday (9.25) at 12 PM PDT.
Tokyo Toy Show is still in progress this weekend in Japan, and thanks to Alfes2010, we have the first look at Masterpiece Beast Wars Dinobot! Right now it’s just a poster showing the robot and dinosaur modes in the form of CG design models – basically a rough draft to help determine how everything will work, before additional styling and refinement happens. And even now seeing a representation of how this will take shape as a toy, it’s still a mystery just how the transformation is going to work and deliver two show accurate forms! You can find the image mirrored below.
Well, this is one way to celebrate the end of an era and the ushering of a new one! Kinteiquettes have teamed up with Mad Catz and Capcom to create a special 1/4 scale diorama of Ryu and Evil Ryu from Street Fighter IV.
And why is Mad Catz involved? Well, that would be due to the diorama including one of the best Ryu players in the world and one of the best Street Fighter players in the world who used both characters to great effect… The beast himself, Umehara Daigo!!
We only have a teaser image at the moment as well as a promotional video but I think this idea is really cool. Will we get more dioramas with other famous players like Sako,Infiltration or Justin Wong? Who knows, but if this is a one-off, I can’t think of a better player to feature! Evo moment #37 guys…
Be sure to check out their teaser video as well. That moment against Infiltration at the 2016 Capcom Cup finals was HYPE!!
It’s been too long since we’ve seen a collaborative release from The Beast Brothers and Huck Gee. For those waiting on a new Skullendario Azteca release, they’ve got you covered with this new 8” “Lost” edition. Deep in the jungle the Lost Skullendario army gathers to conquer the enemy and…
What, did he run out of Star Saber photos? TakaraTomy’s Hisashi Yuki has tweeted design sketches for Beast Wars Second’s Galvatron (or, as his packaging calls him, “Garba Tron”). From an early version that seemingly emphasised a Scorponok-like tail to a more recognizeable version, Yuki’s sketches are a fascinating look into the development of a 90s Japan-only toy. Keep reading to see all the images!