DKE Toys NYCC 2017 Bonanza Part One

Aint no convention without DKE Toys representing the NYCC 2017 onslaught with more independent artist and promoting toy culture specifically bootleg figures n da house! This is the 1st of 3 batches of Con Stuff DKE Toys will debut at NYCC, the question is can you handle them.  Debut bootleg from Josh Mayhem, new works from Manly Art, the lads at Manny X Romero – Iconoclast Toys are back! Last but not least, the OG hitting NYCC Special Ed Toys.

Stranger Wars: Princess El by Special Ed Toys 

“From bootleg toys to terrible “art” of dubious quality, there is no type of “artistic” medium I won’t shamelessly exploit in my mission to bring a little bit of terribleness into collector’s homes far and wide!”
Hand cast and painted 3.75″ carded figure
Signed and numbered edition of 25 $100
Special Ed Toys
www.specialedtoys.com
Instagram @specialedtoys

 

Blown Away Trooper by Josh Mayhem

Bio: Josh Mayhem’s lifelong habit of collecting children’s playthings has fueled his passion for transforming said toys into objects d’art. Embracing both order and chaos as inspiration points, Mayhem’s mixed media ‘art toys’ tend to be created in two contrasting styles: intricate, detailed assemblages comprised of Japanese model kit parts, and more free-flowing, expressionist sculptures. Among his best-known pieces are those constituting his “Blown Away” series, in which mass-produced forms are covered in strands of resin and layers of acrylic paint to create gravity-defying drips that give the impression of the work being deconstructed by a strong wind. The popularity of this direction has led to Mayhem being nominated for Designer Toy Awards, participating in TRASHed: Art of Recycling at Coachella Festival, representation by the Corner12 agency, and continuing partnerships with the premiere worldwide creator and dealer of limited edition art toys, Kidrobot. Hand-painted customized vintage 3.75″ carded figure Signed and numbered edition of 50 $125 website: www.joshmayhem.com IG / Twitter: @joshmayhem1 FB: facebook.com/joshmayhemtoys

Bounty Hunter by Manly Art

Jason Chalker (aka Manly Art) is an East-Coast based illustrator and toy maker. He has done illustration work for Upper Deck and Topps on brands such as Marvel, Mars Attacks, and Star Wars. His Pimp2-D2 action figure line has managed to find its way into the collection at Rancho Obi-Wan and the homes of collectors around the world. www.manlyart.com http://manlyart.blogspot.com http://manlyart.bigcartel.com https://www.facebook.com/themanlyart Instagram @manlyart https://plus.google.com/+Manlyart1 Each one is an original painting !!!! Signed and numbered out of 24. $150 and comes with a sparkly green figure.

Blart by Manny X Romero – Iconoclast Toys 

 

Ron English created a brand new rendition called Blart for Manny X. Comes with 2 of 4 snacks. In easy-open clamshell packaging. Blart by Manny X Romero – Iconoclast Toys Hand cast and painted 4” carded figure. Signed and numbered edition of 50 $75 Instagram @artisdead

Stay tuned for Part TWO!

DKE Toys will be set up at New York Comic Con Oct 5-8 at the Javits Center in NYC http://www.newyorkcomiccon.com
Booth #678.
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More info head to http://dketoys.com/ ,twitter.com/sarahjo and facebook.com/DKEdkeDKE.

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Article by: Andy

A Yellow guy with bad English who's a chef by trade but addicted to toys and art. Instagram nutter rambling food addict who likes to take photos of everything I eat (most Asians do right?) Please don't class me as a journalist or blogger, more on the lines of talent scout and always backs the little guy. Instagram ( BigToyPoo) (SushiKingUK) I am that one dickhead too.