The staff at AFP is pleased to announce that we will be hosting the 43rd CustomCon. This edition of CustomCon will be held this December, joining the CustomCon events hosted throughout the year by Raving Toy Maniac and JoeAcevedo.com.
CustomCon 43 will run the week of December 5, 2016.
The submission deadline is Wednesday, November 30, 2016. No entries will be accepted after this date.
What is CustomCon?
CustomCon is a special presentation of new custom toy creations by customizers around the globe. Fifteen years in the running, it’s still going strong. Inspired by the presentations of new product by legitimate manufacturers at Toy Fair and other trade shows, CustomCon is a “fake” convention, wherein customizers present their latest creations and recipes as if unveiling a new line of real toys to retailers. It’s always a lot of fun for both the viewers and the participants.
As everyone knows, one of our most popular lines is our figures based on characters from the Predator films. Try as we might, we have been unable to secure actor likeness for Dutch’s team from the first movie. We’re not going to let that stop us from bringing you a team of mercenaries to help Dutch fight/get killed by the predator, so we’ve gotten the rights to the next best thing: the 1988 Italian knock-off of Predator, Robowar.
Starring Reb Brown doing what Reb Brown does best: screaming incoherently and shooting things wildly. It’s basically Predator… except with a robot instead of an alien, and a boat instead of a choppah. That’s about it.