One of the many reasons I love FERG is because he works in waves. When it rains, it absolutely pours: the Young Gohst sofubi are shipping, the Halloween Playg Docs are shipping, the Ice Sqube just dropped two weeks ago, Squadt Assembly is poised to blast Rotofugi in April, and if that wasn’t enough, there’s the Clear Grey Sqube dropping this week. A retailer release, Playge has already started sending out solicitations to your favourite toy stores, so pre-order opportunities will start popping up soon. Confirmed retailers are listed here.
As the name suggests, the Clear Grey Sqube is clear ABS vinyl and measures 4″ x 4″ x 4″. Official release details to come, but the last retailer Sqube was an edition of 500 pieces and sold for $35, if you’re lookin’ for a ballpark figure.
Following the immense success of Medium War, his Squadt retrospective back in Jan. 2011, FERG returns to Rotofugi this April with SQUADT ASSEMBLY, a new exhibition that will allegedly redefine art and viewer interactivity. While FERG is remaining tight-lipped for now on what he has in store for us CAD freaks, there is still plenty of time for teasers and hopefully plenty more of this (sorry Kirby). ;)
SQUADT ASSEMBLY opens in April 2013 at Rotofugi in the lovely windy city of Chicago, IL. FERG will be in attendance. Keep it locked for more sneaks from the exhibit; we’re just warming up!
Night vision goggles. It’s one of those choice accessories that work so well with a Squadt you wonder why it’s only now that they’re being added to the arsenal. No matter: FERG’s Jack s003 [Fort Burnout – DSRT] Squadt is packing a pretty sexy pair and the figure is now up for grabs from your favorite purveyors of toy goodness.
Tri-lens goggles aside, Jack comes with all the usual bells and whistles: modular tactical vest with assorted pouches, Fort Burnout shirt (hidden under there somewhere), bandana, sUMP w/red dot and suppressor, tanto knife with Velcro sheath, classic and 2.0 articulated arms, smoke and yellow lenses and a removable helmet. That’s a whole lotta kaboom for $95. Want one? Giddy up.
Oooooh, things just got a little chilly up in he-yuh!!
The next iteration of FERG’s Fr0g species is s003 [Frozn Whole] with K11 companion. I seriously cannot get enough of this series, s001 & 002 blew me out of the water (literally) and to see Fr0g all pimped out Frozn Whole style has my head swimming in my own drool.
As always, these beasts come equipped to the teets; Fr0g packing a wetsuit with threedot camo pattern, air tanks, removable rubber flippers, spear gun, sMP5, tanto knife, 2.0 articulated and OG arms and removable helmet. K11 Spot includes a wetsuit with pouches, rubber flippers and a removable helmet.
The release is set to blow at 12 noon central time THIS MONDAY, Aug. 13 via the Squadt Store. This is an edition of 200 — yes, another small run — and retail for $115 a set.
If this is anything like the Frog s001 release, we’re looking at a sellout-in-120-seconds scenario, troops. Stay frosty!
In anticipation of the forthcoming release of the next Trouble Boy Squadt, FERG has revealed a slick new teaser of the only Squadt whose origins lie in the land of the rising sun: the Yakuza-inspired No. 7 [Drifter]. It’s also been confirmed that this installment of the barnburner collab between FERG and Brandt Peters is an exclusive to Tomenosuke-syoten.
Release info will be announced as soon as FERG nails down a date with Shinji … keep it locked!
The teasers continue to roll out from Fort Burnout with a reveal of FERG’s newest production K11: ‘Boomer’. The concept was first introduced as a custom for FERG’s Medium War retrospective at Rotofugi in January 2011 (photos below), and since then, the legions of Squadt fans have been anticipating its release.
There’s some notable changes to the production version: a side harness has been added, while the bomb detonators and helmet lens have been changed up, along with some minor details on the helmet. FERG has yet to announce any release details as of yet, including price, run size and whether this fella will have a companion. It’s rare for a K11 to travel alone; all other releases have seen him paired up with either a Squadt or another hound or two. Looking forward to more on this — stay tuned!
This Squadt’s ready to take to the sea! Hot on the heels of this week’s teasers comes a full monty of the Fr0g Squadt and his trusty aquatic sidekick Spot!
Limited to 200 pieces, Fr0g comes equipped with a wet suit, tanks, rubber flippers, spear gun, sMP5, tanto knife, 2.0 articulated and OG arms and a removable helmet. Spot includes wet suit with pouches (so freakin’ cute), rubber flippers and a removable helmet. FERG has brought his little dudes to a whole new plane … a superior piece of toy engineering, here, do NOT miss these! The duo will run you only $115 and that includes worldwide shipping. They release Monday, March 5th, at noon central via the Squadt store. More photos through the click!
Finally, something to show you! There’s been plenty of teasing for the past while in the restricted area of the CAD forum of FERG’s upcoming scuba squadt,‘Fr0g’. As you can see, this guy comes decked out in a wet suit and flippers, and brandishes a razor-sharp knife and harpoon gun. If memory serves, his flippers are removable, but don’t quote me on that.
Now obviously the missing puzzle piece here is the helmet, which is an all-new sculpt. Public pictures have yet to hit the web, but FERG did tweet this photo last week of (what looks like) the package design, which gives a pretty good idea of what this little bastard looks like. Insanely cool! More details to come — Fr0g is queued up as the next exit so we shouldn’t have long to wait.
Micro Buds have been an active topic on the Collect and Destroy forums for the past six months and FERG hath finally gifted us with this progress shot of the little fella, due out very soon.
(And I mean little. Like 1.5″ little.)
The project is in collab with Skin Deep sculpt master Scott Wilkowski. FERG promises a ‘shitload of them in diff color schemes’ that will be handmade, hand painted, simple and sexy, as per usual FERG aesthetic. Yum.
Release the hounds!!
Looks like [FROZN] Gassed and Nozzel have some four-legged special forces joining them in the hunt! Dropping this Monday, Jan. 16th is the K11 [FROZN WHOLE] III Pac, available via the Squadt Store at noon CST. The set is comprised of ROVR, SPIKE and FIDO, equipped with jackets, modular harnesses and removable helmets, all for $85. The Pac is a run of 200. And in keeping with the spirit of the chase, FERG has also inserted 50 ‘Yello Sno’ variants, which, as the name suggests, includes vibrant yellow accessories. A most excellent dose of colour — more snaps below!