Category Archives: art shows

BatCat vs Joking Cat sets

BatCat vs Joking Cat ! Shifty Toys collab with Mark Nagata, customizing mini Kaiju Negora πŸ˜‰ Our follow up to the BatCat vs AmeriCat sets.

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BatCat was painted by Shifty ( https://www.instagram.com/shifty_toys/ ) , features custom glove spines, Batarang and hand sewn cape by @bunnykftwr !!

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Joking Cat is hand painted by Mark Nagata with acrylics and each features custom sculpted hair. Both are based on 70s versions of you know who.

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We only have x2 sets left in the web store :

http://www.maxtoyco.com/shop_item.php?id=1183

Good Luck !

***Photos by Shifty Toys***

Galaxy Rosco Bears

A special edition of 7 Rosco Bears painted by Mark Nagata in a Galaxy style ! Rosco is the character and toy by http://www.fantastisch.mx , artists Bela Alvarez and Oscar Juarez. I decided to approach this custom run by leaving the serene face of Rosco, but pairing it with a Space galaxy setting.Β  Using Monster Kolor paints, each piece is hand painted and while similar, each is unique.

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Only one left, so good luck !

http://www.maxtoyco.com/shop_item.php?id=1171

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Max Toy Updates

Slowly working my way thru a few projects … first up, a special set, once again with Baby Shifty .. full details soon but in the meantime here’s a peek ! 70s style this time …

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And below, adding more details to these Rosco Bears ! Once again galaxy style … FYI half the run has been (sold) reserved, so if you have any interest better send an email to infoATmaxtoycoDOTcom .. they will be $100 each plus shipping and tax if you’re in CA. Should have them done by next week !

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and finally, Halloween Candy Corn Negora sets are sold out, thank you ! πŸ˜‰

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Astro Boy by Mark Nagata

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Here’s my Astro Boy painting for the Gallery Nucleus show, Official Tezuka 70th / Unico 40th Celebration art show, co-curated by Chogrin !

More details here, plus get on their email preview list, looks like some very cool pieces πŸ˜‰

http://www.gallerynucleus.com/gallery/530/exhibition/

My work is airbrushed and hand painted acrylics on illustration board. About 11×14 inches. Original art for sale only, sorry no prints πŸ˜‰ My concept was simple, showing Astro Boy three ways, Mecha guts, Normal outward appearance and a spacey Galaxy lookΒ  πŸ˜‰ Anyways, always glad to flex my art side of my brain from time to time… and it’s not a Cat ! ;-P

TaiPei Toy Festival

Here’s our exclusives for Taipei Toy Festival ! Look for booth A71 , along with OneUp store, Oct 7th -10th, 2016.

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Plus look for the Kaiju Gyogura painted by Mark Nagata for Gumtaro x Medicom Toys offer, October 8th, 2016. I believe it’s only Japan ordering though ;-( via Project 1/6 shop/web site.

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Also working on these cute Rosco bears by http://www.fantastisch.mx/  ( Bela Álvarez and Oscar JuÑrez ) More details very soon .. !

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and check out our buddy, Mechavirus’ Instagram @mechavirus as he randomly drops some amazing customs, including these Max Toy Mecha cats !

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New TriPus & Chubz the Cat

Been a busy week here at Max Toy ! First we have unveiled two new sofubi kaiju ! Sculpted & redesigned by PicoPico is our brand new Kaiju TriPus !

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you can transform Tripus by gently heating the head, popping off the eye and turning head over, plugging it back into the body and replacing eye into the open hole. Really cool way to make him look different !trisculpt72

Above is the test shot in vinyl (left side) and the original sculpt by Pico Pico (right side)

And the new header card painting for the package by Mark Nagata πŸ˜‰

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First release very soon at TaiPei Toy Festival and on this web site …so stay tuned for details !

And our latest collab with awesome artist, Jay222, is his creation and sculpt of Chubz the Cat ! Here’s the test shot in vinyl looking very full ;-P

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Chubz is a two part figure, head and body.

Chubz will debut at TaiPei Toy Festival and here very soon so make room in your Cat Toy collection for him !

and look for these new Rainbow style micro Kaiju Eyezon very soon ( well as soon as i can clear coat them ! ) I’ll drop them into the the web store this coming week ! eyezonrainbow1

New Gacha-Maxx arrive & Dragon Boy Customs

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Now in stock and randomly shipping ! We just received these Gacha-Maxx figures painted by the factory ! There are not many of each so when you order we can not guarantee you’ll get one, but if you don’t try… ;-P

http://www.maxtoyco.com/shop_item.php?id=1139

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And I just finished these Dragon Boys for artist Martin Hsu along with some Dragon Pups too ! Contact Martin for more info … but I believe these will be for STGCC in Singapore πŸ˜‰

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http://www.martinhsu.com/home.php

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