We see our share of papercraft at CA, but Austin Shyu's brand of AusGerCo. creations are the first "paper action figures" to cross our path. Over the past few years, Shyu's constructed everyone from Wonder Woman to Sonic the Hedgehog to Ego the Living Planet out of craft paper, glue and various illustration implements.
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If you thought it might be fun to fold up Funko's papercraft Batman, Star Wars or Iron Man 3 sets, this January might just blow your Boxos mind. Funko has announced three new additions to its Boxos brand, including Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic and Hello Kitty.
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Following the debut of its bigger Boxos/Mixos papercraft figures and smaller-scale Iron Man 3 set, Funko has finally turned its attention to Batman. Expected out this month for around $8 is a new Boxos Batman papercraft playset that contains a foldable Wayne Manor/Batcave environment, plus figures of Batman, Robin, the Joker, Alfred and Bruce Wayne. Just in case you were worried the playset would make the Dynamic Duo homebodies, the set will also come with a paper Batmobile.
Movies: Comic book fans should be able to recognize some prominent eye, web and chest emblem changes to Spidey's suit in The Amazing Spider-Man 2 so far.
Movies: New Iron Man 3 character images see Pepper Potts and Tony Stark clutching some worse-for-the-wear helmets.
Art: Uchida Seiji, a 67-year-old retiree in Fukui, Japan,
Even though Funko collectors weren't exactly hurting for versions of a certain armored Avenger, they can certainly count on having plenty more toy options corresponding with the May 3 release of Iron Man 3. Not only will characte
Toys: G.I. Joe Retaliation's Snake Eyes is getting the Hot Toys treatment in 2013, although the figure won't come with Timber the wolf.
Upcoming: Michel Fiffe's trailer for COPRA #3 has us intrigued.
Art: This transforming cardboard
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