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Stikfas are cool!

Stikfas are 3" tall, fully poseable and customizable action figures, and they look like a lot of fun.

On the site, click the 'About' tab (it's Flash, or I'd link to it) to read a refreshing tale of the inspiration for Stikfas, and the high standards that the creator Banyj held himself to in producing the finished line.

It must've paid off, because I understand that Hasbro has decided to partner with them, handling distribution and sales through their (considerable, I'm guessing) channels. I don't know the toy industry, but I'm guessing a Hasbro partnership is the equivalent of having your first novel optioned by Dreamworks.

It's nice to see that some industries still reward quality work and attention to detail. Now I gotta go order me some...

Comments (8)

Rich:

As I type this, I'm looking at the Stikfas(tm) Alpha Male(tm) Military (Black) complete with riot shield and submachinegun menacing me from atop my monitor.

It really is a fun, if violent, toy. Exceedingly poseable ... like an artist's poser model on crack. But the coolest bit is the set of decals, by which you can turn the generic Stikfa into a toy of your own design. There's even a "Mom" tattoo decal.

I have to say Stikfas are great. I've been a fan since the first ad in Toyfare. And bought my first one year ago on DEC 3 the day they were available direct online, before the partnership with Hasbro.

But I must ad that my diehard fandom of this simple little toy is also strenghtend by the great group of people that make them. They really do their best to make their fans happy.

And before Stikfas I had never made one custom figure, my artistic pursuits for so long being confined to paper. It was such a breath of fresh air being able to create in 3D. In fact a few of my customs, and a few guy's in the forum, where chosen by Hasbro to for their convention tour. =)

Andrew Pulig:

I'd have to say that stikfas are the first toy that can be made into your own custom. You can use just the stikers, or paint and sculpting clay. They can be moved into any pose and you can use the guns and swords, depending on what kit you buy. well if you dont belive how great they are go to stikfas.com to see. If you have one and you have questions then go to forums.delphiforums.com/stikfas/start. And if you want to see how they can be customized go to corona.spyz.org/dirtyfingers. Hope you enjoy!

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For more info visit the site at
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josh:

i want one bad

Anonymous:

They will be available soon Josh keep checking the site

Hello from Shocker Toys,

We are a Toy/Game company located in New Jersey. We have produced a new online cartoon/comic book and soon to be new anime Electrobytes.
In the Electrobytes story it is the year 2070 a company called Shocker Corporation has released many usefull robots but now they are releasing a shoulder companion robot called an Electrobyte. A small 11 inch fighting robot that the children will wear on their shoulders and use to battle other kidís Electrobytes in special arenas around the world. Using a special chip the bots were only allowed to function in the arenas. But due to a mistake they recieved a worker bot chip allowing them to function anywhere anytime. Two days later a great meteor storm has leveled much of the planets cities and resources. A General aid to the President of The United States has been left in charge of rebuilding. He starts a council of four other members to help with the process. One of the members Cristal is the inventor of the Electrobytes has decided to spread the word of the Electrobytes to the children so they will stay out of the way during rebuilding. She has named the children who own an Electrobyte Electrotykes. Our main focus is on four teens living in a new town called Fraggo. Our adventurous teens are Acey (Cristals niece) Chad and Rick(brothers) and Mac (Our villian). They roam around on different adventures fighting with Mac and his evil bots. And they are always looking for new Electrobytes and upgrades and ammo for the ones they own now.
Also tying into Electrobytes we have a new toy line coming out in a few months called the Shoulder Action Figures which are action figures that kids can wear on their shoulders just like the characters in the Electrobytes story. The first will be a 11 inch figure called Ape-X it will be available three versions a retro a regular and a girl version. Also they will have plenty of articulation and attachments. This toy will be geared for ages 5-10 and will go hand in hand with the cartoon Electrobytes.
For more info visit us at [link=http://www.shockertoys.com newwindow]www.shockertoys.com[/link] or e-mail us at [mail]shockertoys@optonline.net[/mail]

Shocker Toys Staff

They will be available soon Josh keep checking the site

Hello from Shocker Toys,

We are a Toy/Game company located in New Jersey. We have produced a new online cartoon/comic book and soon to be new anime Electrobytes.
In the Electrobytes story it is the year 2070 a company called Shocker Corporation has released many usefull robots but now they are releasing a shoulder companion robot called an Electrobyte. A small 11 inch fighting robot that the children will wear on their shoulders and use to battle other kidís Electrobytes in special arenas around the world. Using a special chip the bots were only allowed to function in the arenas. But due to a mistake they recieved a worker bot chip allowing them to function anywhere anytime. Two days later a great meteor storm has leveled much of the planets cities and resources. A General aid to the President of The United States has been left in charge of rebuilding. He starts a council of four other members to help with the process. One of the members Cristal is the inventor of the Electrobytes has decided to spread the word of the Electrobytes to the children so they will stay out of the way during rebuilding. She has named the children who own an Electrobyte Electrotykes. Our main focus is on four teens living in a new town called Fraggo. Our adventurous teens are Acey (Cristals niece) Chad and Rick(brothers) and Mac (Our villian). They roam around on different adventures fighting with Mac and his evil bots. And they are always looking for new Electrobytes and upgrades and ammo for the ones they own now.
Also tying into Electrobytes we have a new toy line coming out in a few months called the Shoulder Action Figures which are action figures that kids can wear on their shoulders just like the characters in the Electrobytes story. The first will be a 11 inch figure called Ape-X it will be available three versions a retro a regular and a girl version. Also they will have plenty of articulation and attachments. This toy will be geared for ages 5-10 and will go hand in hand with the cartoon Electrobytes.
For more info visit us at [link=http://www.shockertoys.com newwindow]www.shockertoys.com[/link] or e-mail us at [mail]shockertoys@optonline.net[/mail]

Shocker Toys Staff

tnereffideb [TypeKey Profile Page]:

hey anyone interested in buying limited edition stikfas? i have new unopened navy stikfas as well as the raffles stikfas. contact me at noitalletsnoc@gmail.com if interested

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