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“Bette Davis Eyes” Resin Art Toy from Pickman’s Vinyls

“Bette Davis Eyes” Resin Art Toy from Pickman’s Vinyls

Pickman’s Vinyls is excited to present their first resin Art Toy of 2020, titled Bette Davis Eyes, based on an original character by Mike Alvarez Art. 

Standing 6.25 inches tall in total, Bette Davis Eyes depicts a lonely skeleton staring wistfully as bright blue spirits extend from its eye sockets. 



Comprised of four hand cast elements, the piece features a ball jointed neck, ball socket eyes/ghosts, and has been designed to balance in multiple poses with one or both spirits attached. 

Additionally, each piece will include a mini print of all new artwork of the character by Mike Alvarez Art. 



Bette Davis Eyes will be available for preorder starting Friday, January 31st at 8pm CST, with a price point of $30.00 USD, plus shipping. Shipping is expected to begin mid February. 

To preorder, go to www.pickmansvinyls.bigcartel.com 

Designs and Character Art by Mike Alvarez: @zaracis
Sculpt, Cast and Production by Pickman: @pickmansvinyls

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Monroeville Minis: A new horror series from Michael O’May, Pickman’s Vinyls, and Mike Alvarez Art

Monroeville Minis: A new horror series from Michael O’May, Pickman’s Vinyls, and Mike Alvarez Art

Just in time for Halloween, Michael O’May, Pickman’s Vinyls, and Mike Alvarez Art are proud to present an all new line of horror minifigures; Monroeville Minis! 

 

Monroeville Minis are inspired by such lines as “Monsters in my Pocket” and “M.U.S.C.L.E.”, and based in George A. Romero’s “Dead” universe.

 

With a one figure per month release schedule, wave one will consist of fan favorites like The Plaid Shirt Zombie (Nov.), Swat Peter(Dec.), Flyboy Zombie(Jan.), and Swat Roger(Feb.). Collect all four figures in wave one and get a free* George Romero! (*free minifigure + shipping & handling cost. Details to be announced soon.) 

 

Each minifigure stands between 2 and 2.5 inches tall and is cast in solid resin with a paint wash. Releases will come bagged with header tag, a character art print, and will be priced at $16 USD plus shipping.

 

 

The series will kick off with a special release of the Plaid shirt Zombie in a Semi Translucent Blue Glow in the dark variant, limited to only 10 pieces. 

 

Glow in the dark Plaid Shirt will go on sale Friday, October 25th at 8pm CST at www.pickmansvinyls.bigcartel.com

 

To keep up to date on Monroeville Minis, follow the Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/groups/521279935356279/?ref=share

 

 

Concept and Creative Director- Michael O’May, @tinmask

Design and Character Art- 

Mike Alvarez, @zaracis

Sculpt, Cast and Production-  Pickman, @pickmansvinyls

 

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The Thing Resin Minifigure Series - Palmer-Thing from Pickman’s Vinyls

The Thing Resin Minifigure Series - Palmer-Thing from Pickman’s Vinyls

Pickman’s Vinyls is excited to present the Seventh month of The Thing Minifigure Series- now with added Build-A-Thing Fun! 
The Palmer-Thing is taken from a scene in the film where it’s revealed to no longer be Palmer, thanks to an improvised blood test performed by R.J. Macready. As his face melts away and splits into a massive mouth, the Palmer-Thing causes chaos for the surviving members of Outpost 31 as it destroys what’s left of the Rec Room... and team member Windows along with it. 
Every Palmer-Thing Minifigure will include the first piece of the Norris Monster Build-A-Thing, with pieces two and three coming in August and September! 
Limited to 30 pieces with a price point of $16.00 USD, plus shipping. 
Palmer-Thing is available now at www.pickmansvinyls.bigcartel.com 
Minifigure Designs and Character Art by Mike Alvarez: @zaracis
Header Art by Ruth Mendez: @themendezruth
Sculpt, Cast and Production by Pickman: @pickmansvinyls
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The Thing Resin Minifigure Series - Blair from Pickman’s Vinyls

The Thing Resin Minifigure Series - Blair from Pickman’s Vinyls

Pickman’s Vinyls is back with The Thing Minifigure Series yet again, for an astounding sixth time.
Dr. Blair, famously portrayed by Wilford Brimley, is the senior biologist of Outpost 31. The first to realize the full amount of horror they’ve unleashed and not knowing who to trust, Dr. Blair slowly descends into madness in an attempt to cut off the outpost from any potential escape. 
As a thank you to everyone supporting the line, every Dr. Blair Minifigure will include the deluxe accessory of the “Cell Intruder Program”.
Limited to 30 pieces with a price point of $16.00 USD, plus shipping. 
Blair is available now at www.pickmansvinyls.bigcartel.com 
Minifigure Designs and Character Art by Mike Alvarez: @zaracis
Header Art by Ruth Mendez: @themendezruth
Sculpt, Cast and Production by Pickman: @pickmansvinyls
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Too Many Cooks “The Killer” Action Figure by Pickman’s Vinyls

Too Many Cooks “The Killer” Action Figure by Pickman’s Vinyls

From the mind of Casper Kelly, the airwaves of Adult Swim, the talent of William Tokarsky, and the team at Pickman’s Vinyls comes The Killer from Too Many Cooks- in 3 3/4” action figure scale. 

 

Each piece of the figure is hand sculpted and cast in solid resin, hand painted and features magnetic articulation, as well as a machete accessory for stalking all your other 3 3/4” figures. 

 

Available NOW at www.pickmansvinyls.bigcartel.com

$75 each plus Shipping

Limited to 10 pieces

Carded with a reasealable blister bubble for easy removal.

 

  • Card art by Ruth Mendez
  • Printing by Chimera Studios
  • Biocard by Mike Alvarez 
  • Production, Sculpt, Cast, and Package Design by Pickman 
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The Thing Resin Minifigure Series - Bennings-Thing from Pickman’s Vinyls

The Thing Resin Minifigure Series - Bennings-Thing from Pickman’s Vinyls

Pickman’s Vinyls is excited to announce the Fifth offering in the ongoing The Thing Minifigure Series- Bennings-Thing! 
The Bennings-thing represents the infamous scene where Macready reveals “It Isn’t Bennings.” as the creature lets out an inhuman bellowing. To further recreate this moment, the deluxe edition will include a tipped over kerosene barrel accessory. 
The standard edition will have a price point of $15.00 plus shipping, and a run of 20 pieces. 
The deluxe will include a tipped over kerosene barrel, and have a price point of $16.00 plus shipping, limited to 10 pieces. 
Bennings-Thing will go on sale Friday, May 10th at 8pm CST at
Minifigure Designs and Character Art by Mike Alvarez: @zaracis
Header Art by Ruth Mendez: @themendezruth
Sculpt, Cast and Production by Pickman: @pickmansvinyls
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The Thing Resin Minifigure Series (April) - Childs from Pickman’s Vinyls

The Thing Resin Minifigure Series (April) - Childs from Pickman’s Vinyls

Pickman’s Vinyls returns with some “voodoo bullshit” for The Thing Resin Minifigure Series: Childs! 

 

April will continue the new release structure of all of The Thing Minifigures dropping at one time, in both a standard and deluxe edition. 

 

The standard edition Childs (below) will have a price point of $15.00 plus shipping, and a run of 20 pieces.

 

The deluxe Childs (above) will include an inactive flamethrower accessory, a price point of $16.00 plus shipping, and will be limited to 10 pieces. These items are available now at www.pickmansvinyls.bigcartel.com 

 

  • Minifigure Designs and Character Art by Mike Alvarez: @zaracis
  • Header Art by Ruth Mendez: @themendezruth
  • Sculpt, Cast and Production by Pickman: @pickmansvinyls

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The Thing Resin Minifigure Series - The Dog-Thing + Blood Sample Model Kit from Pickman’s Vinyls
The Thing Resin Minifigure Series - R.J. Macready + Mailaway Offer from Pickman’s Vinyls

The Thing Resin Minifigure Series - R.J. Macready + Mailaway Offer from Pickman’s Vinyls

Presale for Macready goes live on Friday, February 8th at 8pm CST
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The Thing Resin Minifigure Series from Pickman’s Vinyls

The Thing Resin Minifigure Series from Pickman’s Vinyls

In 2019 Pickman’s Vinyls launches a new monthly minifigure series based on John Carpenter’s The Thing, with a style influenced by Monsters in my Pocket, Trash Bag Bunch, MUSCLE, and other classic monster minifigures from the 80’s and 90’s.

Each month will see the release of one new, limited edition minifigure, cast in a solid colored resin. Each release will come bagged with a header tag and include a blood test point.

Collect three blood test points and mail them in to receive an exclusive “Thing Revealed!” Kit including a sticker, trading card and an all new minifigure (details to follow soon).

Each minifigure will have a limited number of preorders available before the official release, which will include a bonus minifigure or accessory.

The first quarter lineup is as follows;

  • January- The Spiderhead
  • February- Flamethrower Macready
  • March- Dog-Thing

Preorders for the Spiderhead minifigure go live on Friday, January 11th at 8pm CST at www.pickmansvinyls.bigcartel.com

With a full release following one week later on January 18th at 8pm CST.

  • Designs and Character Art by Mike Alvarez: @zaracis
  • Header Art by Ruth Mendez: @themendezruth
  • Sculpt, Cast and Production by Pickman: @pickmansvinyls

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Pickman’s Vinyls Relaunches Shop Tonight with 2 Resin Tributes to H.R. Giger

Pickman’s Vinyls Relaunches Shop Tonight with 2 Resin Tributes to H.R. Giger

Today, Friday, December 14th, Pickman’s Vinyls relaunches their shop with 2 tributes to the late artist H.R. Giger; “The Birth Tribute” and “The Dark Tribute”.

Hand sculpted and cast in solid resin, The Dark Tribute stands just over 2 inches tall, and The Birth Tribute stands 2.5 inches tall. Both pieces will come in two limited styles, hand numbered and bagged with header tag.

Edition 1: Cast in tinted resin and hand painted with a patina finish (above). Limited to 6 pieces for both. $12 each (includes shipping to the U.S.)

Edition 2: Hand painted with multiple layers of wash and dry brushing to closely match the look and feel of Gigerart (above). Limited to 6 pieces for both. $18 each (includes shipping to the U.S.)

Available this Friday, December 14th at 8pm CST at: www.pickmansvinyls.bigcartel.com

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