Yvonne Wolfrom Bio

Yvonne is a complex character in our world, without a full fledged female division (at least one that we can maintain at the moment) her story can only be told as it ties into others.

She has two sculpts which means ultimately two releases, so we figured we would split her bio into two parts to compliment the future comic book we have planned.

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We will show off the two mail away options Monday night, and we “should” have these packaged and ready to ship sometime late next week or early the week after to those who have redeemed their tickets.

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Generations Update Ransom Bio & Sneak Peak

Earlier this week we gave you Ashur’s bio, and now we give you his little brother Ransom. You will notice some names you have never heard before, the AWF history is long and storied and all will be revealed in time 😉

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In addition all the Lions have been completed, next week we will reveal the 6 lions of “Generations” in their $100 full color artist editions which will be available at C2E2 in a few weeks.

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Yvonne Wolfrom Mail Away Card Art by Becca Baertsch

Here is your first look at the mail away card art for the Yvonne Wolfrom figure

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The artwork is by a very talented 13 year old girl by the name of Becca Baertsch. If the last name sounds familiar to those in the Glyos and MOTU universe, it is because her father is none other than Nate Baertsch who has done work for the 4H, Spy Monkey and does the beautiful illustrations for the Icon Heroes MOTU Statue Line.

He assisted his daughter on lines, cleanup and colors. We were very happy that we could work with Nate’s daughter and look forward to having her do more work on our line as we move forward.

Later this week we will show off both the metallic and the thermal color change Yvonne Wolfrom figures, we anticipate shipping out the first wave of Mail Orders around the 2nd or 3rd week of April. Remember you have till 6/15/2014 to get your mail away certificates in

 

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MWOTR Production Playmats are here!!

We got our first shipment of officially produced playmats this afternoon!

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And yes it rolls up for easy storage

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I also made it a bit larger than the “test” playmat we had been giving out at KC Planet Comicon and Emerald City Comicon, it now measures 10″ x 15″ and it is 1/8″ thick

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But even though the area is larger everything is still to scale and the ring fits perfectly overtop the illustrated ring for placement.

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These will go on sale at C2E2 in a few weeks, we have very limited stock of 25 pieces to see if there is demand. If things go well we will put this item in the True Cast Studio Store as a regular item like we have our ring and PVC.

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MWOTR Generations update: Breakdown of a Lion

First off we would like to congratulate long time MWOTR Fan Jimmy for picking up the Alberto Corazon lion we put in the store this weekend! We should have a few more for C2E2 and another may appear on the store before then!

Now some people have asked why Alberto did not have gloves on. The Generations artwork is all based off the same design (which originally was the War Games Leo) just as the sculpt of the 5″ Lion is a modified Leo sculpt (removal of the C in the mask and the wings on the thigh).

We decided to give Alberto a look which more closely resembled the original idea of him which you can see on the current AWF Logo (the ones on most of your wrestling rings). This look of course has no gloves

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However that does not mean the gloves won’t be color matched for the remaining “Generations” Lions 🙂

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And just so you can see how incredibly awesome this piece is, here is a breakdown of the master used to make Alberto (it now has 4 more pieces since the hands were done after this pic was taken). As you can see an amazing amount of time and effort has been put into the creation of this Lion.

Joshua Edwards cannot receive enough praise for the monumental effort needed to pull off this molding, and Marty “THEGODBEAST” Hansen spent weeks detailing and smoothing the overall sculpt. In the end its just a beauty no matter which character is being shown!

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MWOTR heads to St Louis & January Order Update

Our retail partner Jay’s CD & Hobby head to Wizard World St. Louis on 4/4-4/6 with their retail exclusive Black 3 packs

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We also have received our stock of figures from the January Made to Order sale, this was the sale which for the final 3 prototypes of 2013 which ultimately became our 1st series PVC 3 Pack. We will be quality control checking them over the next week or two and then hopefully shipping them out shortly before C2E2.

Next week we will update those who have sent in their mailaway redemptions, your figures are just about ready 🙂

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5″ Generations Alberto Corazon full reveal

We were going to tease this out a little more but the response to our post yesterday was overwhelming to say the least

So without further ado here is our 5″ Generations Alberto Corazon, color separated Urethane with paint application on the face and finger. These fully done versions will be $100.00 to cover materials and labor. It is an amazing piece in hand and we can’t wait to show off the other 5 fully colored Lions!

We have also taken what many of you have said into account and will not make these limited edition, they are just too cool to limit to a edition size of 1-3 that we were planning on.

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The guys were so excited they requested we make this one in the picture available in the True Cast Studio Store right now

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Now if it sells out do not worry, the guys are actively making more for C2E2 and beyond! If reception to this is positive and sales are good we may develop some of our other figures in this larger scale in the future.

We also have a small supply available right now of the Orange Lion we unveiled at Kansas City Planet Comicon earlier this month. These single color versions will be $50.00

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http://truecaststudio.com/shop/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=5&products_id=75

This is just the start! We have much more of “Generations” to show off leading up to C2E2 and we cannot wait for you guys to see it

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ThEpic Review looks at our Convention Green

Jerry from ThEpic Review takes a look at our Neon Pearlescent Green Convention 3 Pack

http://www.thepicreview.com/2014/03/pearlescent-neon-green-kayin-kungaa.html

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Generations Bio: Ashur & sneak peak at C2E2 Exclusive

Generations updates roll forward with the Bio of Ashur, brother of Leonidas and uncle to Leo

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As well as this bio I got a sneak peak from my partners Josh and Adam at True Cast Studio, behold the first look at the Limited Edition Alberto Corazon 5″ Lion.  Cleaned up and refined by Marty “THEGODBEAST” Hansen this sculpt is epic in person (as you saw from the Kansas City pictures).

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NONE of this is painted, it is a truly impressive engineering feat by the guys which allows for the multiple colors to fit together, and provide a colored appearance without the use of paint on the body. There will be paint on the final limited editions but it will be in certain areas to compliment the overall casting.

More details on its release, the LTD numbers and the price will be coming before C2E2. Just remember we will also be doing a lower priced single color run of Lions to try to get these into as many hands and as many budgets as we can.

If successful we would love to revisit this project with some other characters in a larger scale to compliment our PVC line and further the brand for our fans.

 

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Project “Generations” Artwork

I have always said the AWF has a long and storied history, some of which has been alluded to in the bios and a lot which will come out in upcoming comics and figures throughout 2014 and 2015. This is part of that long and storied history which till has now has been in my head.

As we get closer to C2E2 at the end of April we will be letting you know what exactly this project is. You will learn about the Corazon family in the way of bios and new artwork and it will culminate with the official release details of our 5″ Lion project!

First up is some kick ass artwork by Nathan Newell of Dork Dimension, originally used for our War Games Leo Corazon release last year we have been able to modify it and recolor it for the purposes of this project

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Top Row: Alberto, Ashur, Ransom
Bottom Row: Leander, Leo, Sabio

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