Epoch is EPIC

Check out these most AWESOME Microman-like candy-toys or maybe capsule toys that came into the studio today. A cool toy brand named ‘Epoch’ has released several different capsule-toy kits that are procured in pieces to build the ‘Subody & Wheelmachine’. These small micro-scale kits are sold unbuilt, with excellent graphic instructions included illustrating the steps […]

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Phantomoshop 40 at BSE

Brown Street Emporium in Oconomowoc, WI We have just begun to fill the new ‘Phantomoshop 40’ booth at Brown Street Emporium in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin. Many NEW items that were completed over this past summer, pieces you just MUST see in person are awaiting your perusal! Stop in today! See you THERE! All the best to […]

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Phantomoshop EBay

… is filling up FAST. Bop on by for some interesting items for the giving AND receiving! Lots o’ RARE fun for your perusal! I have listed some rare 1960s Marx parts and vintage games as well! Check’em out! – John Phantomoshop

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Another Phantomo Joint

Has the autotomy left the building? I doubt it. The Phantomophigure Neodymium ‘mag-joint’ that has been the primary mechanism of interchangeability for many a-phigure since 2004 is most certainly influenced by Takara’s Micro Command and Microman toys. ‘Phigure’ that. The Japanese Microman Titan Command figures from the 1970s, as well as the Gimca kits with […]

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Fanmode to Full Phigures

So I have been working the resin parts that I cast to complete some ‘Microcustoms’ I have been working to finalize. Things been getting car-azaye to say the littlest. The parts I create for my Micro-customs are first sculpted from Sculpey, then painted with a super-glossy finish. Then, once the gloss coat dries thoroughly, I […]

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Magnemo Kitbashing

I have a few incomplete vintage Microman ‘Magnemo’ pieces in the studio, so I have been making some more of my ‘Micro-custom’ ideas come to life. Fun stuff to do while the epoxy resin slowly cures …

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Robot 7 Kit Variations

Takara’s ‘Robot 7’ is one of my all-time favorite toy kits that was released in the early 1980s. I did not realize that Takara released downsized versions of this epic ‘pre-transformers’ kit. Thanks to a good guy ‘Microbry’ that clued me in on my YouTube Phantomoshop Chan, I tracked these rare Microman kits down. It […]

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