Happy New Phigs

Phantomophigure production is rock steady! Painting the final parts is the home stretch around here before assembly begins … check it. I love an extra HAND Phantomophigure parts colored in the fade All layed-out for color Ready to add color to this cast-resin ‘Ladybird’ Phantomophigure

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Unbroken Arrival

Proper Ship? If there is one thing that burns me beans is when hard-earned bread is wasted on poor shipping tactics. Properly packaged goods that withstand the brutality of the modern shipping process are where it’s at. Nothing worse is when you anxiously receive an order only to find a broken mess inside a poorly […]

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Before 2020 Drops DROP

Whoosh! I have been putting all time to the grind trying to complete enough Phantomophigures to go around this Holiday Season. What takes so long ??? Well, these are not one-piece items, so there are many separate pieces to finish and paint. Also, as some of you already know, there are Phantomophigures that I make […]

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Micro-Customs

Mego Micronauts … Takara Microman … Bandai Beta Midgets. What do they all have in common at Phantomotoi? They’re all some of my personal favorite toys since the 1970s (well, Bandai’s ‘Beta Midget’ is much later … but they are still included in this article due to their unbelievable articulation and scarcity). Because all of […]

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So Many Parts to Paint

It’s making me nauseous (in a good way). But, it’s loads of fun when no punch clock is forcing you to do a creative endeavor. Contractual ‘on the clock’ tasks are great too, but often lack the ultimate vibe of true escapism that I so longingly search for. I am not afraid to admit it. […]

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Yet MORE Microman Customs

I have a problem. A very serious problem that just seems to be getting worse by the nano-second … I LOVE MICROMAN CUSTOMS!! Plus, it’s a great way for me to get rid of all these extra parts from my childhood (like just last week … when I just bought several more vintage Microman figures to […]

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