Atomica Exotica Witch Doctor Kaduku

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    Hey everyone it’s been a long time but I wanted to post about my new figure. As I was getting more and more immersed in Tiki culture I saw a lot of parallels in that scene and our own. While this was happening I was feeling a bit locked up on another toy project (more on that in the future) and decided to go forward with this new idea I had. So I present Doctor Kaduku the first figure in the Atomica Exotica toy line.
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    Congrats on the new and finally completed toy, Mikee!!! It’s great to see some progress and pulls, and it’d be awesome to see these by DCon, but awesome to see nonetheless.
     
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    Solid and fun idea man! Looking forward to seeing the series!
     
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    It came out amazing. such a well executed sculpt can’t wait to get my hands on one :mrgreen:
     
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    Thanks for the kind words guys it’s appreciated. I just got word vinyl is en route to me so hopefully I can make a Dcon announcement soon.
     
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    Haven't been this excited for a toy in a bit, awesome design my man!!
     
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    The posi words are mad appreciated dude thank you
     
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    Well done man...digging the theme, the details, also the overall squat nature of the sculpt.

    What’s the height? Also is that a shrunken head omake?
     
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    Thank you my dude I believe he clocks in around 5.25” I wanted him to be an interesting parallel to kaiju toys in terms of scale.
    And yes that is a shrunken head omake what’s a witch doctor without a shrunken head :mrgreen:
     
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    Excellent
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    Dcon Release info...

     
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    I know more of you motherlickers scored a witch doctor........

    Post em!
     
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    Thanks duder I’m glad you like him honestly didn’t expect this thread to pop back up figured the next time I saw the witch doctor on SB he would be joining the Creep in the fugly toy thread :lol: Got to love SB though keeps your head level
     
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    One of the best new toys out right now!
     
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    I love this fugly little guy. The shrunken head omake is probably the coolest extra ever and the paints have all been solid so far. Can't wait for more

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    Thanks for the kind words guys. I really do appreciate it. I came in hard and fast when i was younger and admittedly took a lot of well deserved criticism. I look back on my previous toy effort and it was something that was made with a lot of excitement but also a large lack of knowledge on in and outs of design and sofubi. I made mistakes I would like to rectify with that character at some point. But I also appreciate all the earnest criticism and negativity that was handed out. It made me learn it made me get better. I can honestly say I’m proud of this toy and I have so many fun things on the way for this line. It really is about making toys fun again while also making something that appeals in a different way and maybe leads to everyone owning a tiki mug or two.
     
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    Again like a lazy Phoenix I rise from the ashes of lost threads on skullbrain...

    On his way to Japan is the new head for Kaduku the Ultra Head Hunter!
    While having one of our usual discussions Griz and I started spitballing tiki mugs and what there Kaiju/Tokusatsu counters would be and the classic Head Hunter Mug with the Ultraman twist was conceived! Now of course theres a story explanation for it within the world of Atomica Exotica but honestly fuck it it’s just a fun head to make. Either way hoping to start making these guys soon. And it maybe adding to the AxE line more and in different ways...
     
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    Ultra head sits so damn well on the rest of the sculpt :shock:

    The huge eyes and slightly bulbous shape put me in mind of monsters from the deep, like he's part of the cult of a mysterious fish god. Maybe exposing some basic taste on my part here, but I like that it makes the whole silhouette of the toy squat and round now. I think this is the one for me. Excited to see it come to life!
     
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    I agree I think it for sure has a very nice shape to it and adds to the total form overall. Glad you like him duder :)
     

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