Designer Con is just a few days away! Come see DKE Toys in booth #812 for SO MANY BOOTLEG TOYS!! It’s gonna be a fun event! Plus our buddy The Super Sucklord is right next to our booth doing his thing! This is Batch #1 of what should only be 2 batches. November 19 and 20 at the Pasadena Convention Center. A one day pass is only $10. Two day is $15. Such a deal. DKE Toys does about 4 conventions a year in which artists from all over the world create limited artist edition figures. Each piece is generally made out of hand poured resin and many are hand painted on custom printed (and sometimes hand drawn) card backs. Sometimes as many as 20 different artists participate in a given show. Many have commented that the DKE booth at these various shows look like a small art exhibition. While these figures are generally referred to as “bootlegs” they are far from pirated versions of mass marketed toys. Each of these artists use transformative properties in their work to communicate ideas that are often political, parody, or commentary about the pop culture world we live in. Also please do not be confused by the word “toy”. These are works of art!!! Do not give to a child to play with. They will break, get ruined, and hurt your children physically and emotionally. DKE also acquires other limited edition figures from artists that are not exclusives so please stop by to see any unannounced specials. Should pieces be left over after the show please email any wants or desires to and we will do the best we can to accommodate requests. We are always adding images to our Flickr, including unannounced Con Stuff!  =====================================================================

Super Metal Mario by iBreak Toys Lisa Rae Hansen (UK) aka iBreak Toys has made a follow up version to her previously sold out edition of Super Metal Mario. Now in traditional colors, this hand cast and hand painted 3.5″ carded figure should go quickly. 3.5″tall in clamshell packaging for easy removal. $65 tax included. Bio: I’m Lisa Rae Hansen and I make character driven art. My formal training is in Jewelry and Silversmithing and my heart lies in the world of Art Toys. I grew up in the 80’s playing with Star Wars toys, Masters of the Universe and not a Barbie doll in sight! I spent my time drawing and making whenever I wasn’t climbing trees or riding my bike. Fascinated by movies like the Dark Crystal, Beetlejuice, Star Wars these childhood influences have informed my desire to create other worldly characters. I have grown up but never grown out of toys! I sculpt, cast and paint to produce one off and limited edition figures, custom art toys and paintings. Instagram : @ibreaktoys Twitter : @ibreaktoys Facebook : Facebook Page : I Break Toys DCON2016_SuperMetalMario ====================================================================

Star Weird: SpiderTrooper by Topz Toy Our buddy Thawan Khiowpiam from Thailand is on a roll. The SpiderTrooper is now available in a 3.75″ scale hand cast resin figure based on the previous larger scale figurine. Now carded and at $40 these shouldn’t last long. Numbered edition of 30 Thawan Khiowpiam is a Thailand based artist and graphic designer who has been making custom art figures under the name Topztoy ( since 2013. in 2014 he organized the “Toy-want-you” art toys exhibition in Bangkok ( He also created the Facebook community group “Art Toys Thailand” and administers & “ATM#1: Art toys Thailand Meeting#1” in Bangkok, Thailand (07/19/2016) DCON2016_SpiderTrooper =====================================================================

Fatsotrooper by Bombermat Toys Bombermat Toys aka Matias Bomber was a groundbreaker in the Argentinian resin toys field. Producing since 2011 and now one of the few resin slingers from the end of the world, he attacks again with another Fat Shit Wars figure to follow up Lard Vader and Boba Fatt. The Fatsotrooper is 3.75 ” tall and we don’t know how wide!!! Edition of 25. Hand cast and painted carded figure. Instagram @bombemattoys DCON2016_fatsotrooper =====================================================================

Big League Chewy by Dead Greedy Dead Greedy just can’t stop. Check out our googly eyed furry friend disguising himself as chewing gum. Part Wacky Package, part kitschy nonsense. What more do you want for $30 tax incl. Hand cast and painted 3.75″ scale carded figure. Edition of 20 Dead Greedy is a pop surrealist from Dallas, Texas. His designer toys/bootleg action figures are a mash-up of ’80s and ’90s nostalgia with a message of anti-commercialism. His work is greatly influenced by Star Wars, The $uper $ucklord and pop art. Website: Facebook: Dead Greedy Twitter: @Jeremy_Bourquin Instagram: @deadgreedy DCON2016_BigLeagueChewy =====================================================================

Mandalorian Turtles by Has No Talent Bootlegs Now 2 of your favorite turtles are bounty hunters? You get two hand cast 3.75″ figures on one card. Edition of 20. $80 tax included. Instagram @hasnotalent DCON2016_TMNTMandalorian ====================================================================

The Demons Within by DLL Customs Derrick Lauglaug aka DLL Customs has created an edition of 10 multi-color hand cast resin statues especially for DCon. At 8″ tall each piece is a unique piece of art. Signed and numbered edition of 10. $45 tax included. DLL Customs has been pushing the boundaries of the resin designer toy art world since starting up monthly releases in late 2013. Using innovative ideas and concepts, combined with a wide variety of themes, DLL continues to think outside the box and deliver unique art products to resin connoisseurs everywhere. @dllcustoms – Instagram DCON2016_demonswithin =====================================================================

General Geddon by Credenda Studios Back by popular demand Credenda Studios aka Beau Greener has brought back the General. $60 tax included. Hand cast and painted 3.75″ carded figure Signed and numbered edition of 20 DCON2016_GeneralGeddon =====================================================================

Shits Whack by Broke1 Broke1 aka Broken Pidgeon aka Brody aka Brandon Kreps (jeeez this guy has a lot of names) has put forth his masterpiece for the masses to see at DCon 2016. This $40 hand cast and painted figure comes in a clamshell with art work front and back by AWOL One. Signed and numbered edition of 20. Why will you travel to show and buy this one you ask? Because SHITS WHACK yo!!! Instagram: @BROKE1 DCON2016_shitswhack =====================================================================

Droid Force – D5T-R0 by Moc Toys After a long hiatus Moc Toys has returned to the fold with our favorite protocol droid ready for battle. Hand cast and painted 3.75″ carded figure. Signed and numbered edition of 25. $65 tax included. Instagram @moctoys DCON2016_DroidForce  

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