In what appears to be an effort to wear me down to the point where I just automatically hand them money, Super7 has released a line of figures that (officially) mash up MUSCLE with Street Fighter II, and they're available to order today.
Miniature monster figures inspired by Mattel/Bandai's classic M.U.S.C.L.E. line may just be experiencing a renaissance on Kickstarter. Following the success of three waves of OMFG! figures from George Gaspar and October Toys, the famed designer action figure purveyor known as The Sucklord is working to bring his own Gaspar-sculpted S.U.C.K.L.E. (Simply Unimportant Collectible Kitschy Little Eyesores) figures to life.Curious fans needn't wonder if these toys will manifest in general, as the official S.U.C.K.L.E. KS page has already more than doubled its goal since launching a few days ago. Instead, they can simply marvel at the line's intentionally offensive characters and ponder their backer level of choice.
If ever there were an indie toy line that paid homage to M.U.S.C.L.E. (Millions of Unusual Small Creatures Lurking Everywhere), October Toys' new OMFG! (Outlandish Mini Figure Guys) line is it. Honoring Mattel's imported line of gummy PVC wrestler minifigures that brought Japan's Kinnikuman franchise to the United States in the mid to late '80s, OMFG...