Shelf Space is an online chat show that’s been a long time in the making for co-hosts Gina B, Bmutha, & Risingstar. Why Shelf Space? Because every collector needs more Shelf Space! Why BnB? Because we want you to relax, kick back, and enjoy the show.
We’re going to be talking everything pop culture related, movies, TV, statues, games, conventions, outhouses…you name it. We also have several special features planned for future episodes, so please join us in our journey.
May 26, 2019
On Episode 19, we are pleased to welcome special guest, Victor Hugo Sousa! Victor is a very talented digital artist, having completed sculpts for many companies including XM Studios (Aquaman, Doctor Octopus) and Iron Studios (Shazam, Superman, Magneto etc).
April 27, 2019
We are super excited to welcome rising Marvel Comics superstar artist to the show, Ario Anindito! Ario, born in Bandung, Indonesia, has worked on books such as Weapon H, Hulkverines, Venom, and Star Wars. Oh, and he also works very closely with XM Studios in designing some of the most creative statues around!
March 31, 2019
Episode 17 is a general pop culture update…we discuss the recently released Captain Marvel, the upcoming Shazam, our recent comic book reads, the latest statue pre-orders, and give our thoughts on rising prices in the hobby
March 3, 2019
Mr. Shanab, CEO of Figurama Collectors, joined us for this episode of Shelf Space. Figurama is quickly rising in the industry and becoming a name to be extrememly excited about. Mt. Shanab has tremendous enthusiasm for the hobby, being a massive collector himself. We talk about the company’s formation, their recent exhibition at Wonder Festival (Winter) 2019, and look at some exclusive teasers for their upcoming Tokyo Ghoul: Touka vs Tsukiyama statue!
February 25, 2019
We were lucky to have Daniel Siequeroli, Art and Concept Director at Iron Studios, join us on the latest episode of Shelf Space. We talk about everything Irons Studios and CCXP related, including their upcoming collectibles and planned CCXP expansion to Cologne, Germany in 2019. Oh…and we also reveal the concept art for their upcoming Daredevil 1/4 scale Legacy Replica statue!
February 9, 2019
On Episode 14, we welcomed Adeeb Mynul, co-founder of Kinetiquettes. We talk about their gaming and anime licenses, including exclusive teasers for their upcoming Attack on Titan and King of Fighters statues!
January 27, 2019
On Episode 13 we interview an industry veteran sculptor, David Giraud. David has worked on many projects with XM Studios, Sideshow Collectibles, DC Collectibles, and Figurama Collectors to name a few. David sculpted the newly released Darth Maul from XM, and we get an insiders look at the design process for the statue
January 13, 2019
The 2018 Statue Awards recently wrapped up, and we run through all of the results, including a very intriguing result for Statue of the Year. Come check out how it all played out.
December 29, 2018
Well, 2018 is quickly coming to a close, so that means it is time to recap the year that was. We will be discussing all of our favorite movies, TV shows, comics, and statues! We will also go through our predictions for the fast approaching Statue Awards event, and our outlook on 2019!
November 30, 2018
Today we have not one, but TWO heavyweights from XM Studios, one of the leading collectibles producers on the globe. Since the Singapore-based companies inception, they have continually pushed the envelope of the statue collecting hobby, and we are pleased to be joined by two of the people that make the company tick: Mr. Bryan Tan and Mr. Marthin Agusta Simny!
November 18, 2018
Caleb Nefzen was very kind to join us on the show for Episode 9. Caleb is an incredibly talented digital sculptor, having worked on projects such as Moon Knight, Scorpion, and Carnage for XM Studios, Devliman vs Amon for Figurama Collectors, and Slaine from PCS Collectibles! We get his insight on his career journey and his creative process on these amazing projects.
November 4, 2018
On Episode 8, we are very excited to chat with the extraordinary artist, Marco Plouffe! Marco is an amazing digital artist who works on video games (Mass Effect Andromeda, Deus Ex Mankind Divided etc.), film, and of course, statues! You will recognize some of his work from Prime 1 Studio (Guyver, Anti-Venom to name a few), XM Studios (Shogun Batman), and Sideshow Collectibles (Punisher, Wolverine). Come see what Marco has to say about his experience in the industry!
October 26, 2018
We run through the Fall superhero TV season, including Daredevil season 3, Supergirl, Flash, Arrow, and Titans! Since Halloween is around the corner, we will take a look at one of the hottest characters in horror, Pennywise. And, as the year winds down, we take a look at some of the early favorites for Statue of the Year.
October 14, 2018
In Episode 6 we hold a moment of silence for the Iron Fist netflix series, we discuss the new Mandalorian announcement, James Gunn’s arrival on the Suicide Squad scene, and a big rundown of the recent New York Comic Con!
September 30, 2018
In Episode 5, Gina and Kris will share some thoughts on some of the most anticipated upcoming movies, Dark Phoenix, the Joker, and the next Marvel Netflix series, Daredevil Season 3!
Then we’ll run through some of the biggest recent reveals in the statue collectible world, and finally give a quick preview of next weekend’s New York Comic-Con!
September 16, 2018
In Episode 4, Gina and Bmutha discuss:
– The recent rumours swirling around Henry Cavill…is he leaving, and what would that mean for the current DC movie universe.
– The set photos released for the upcoming Captain Marvel movie, will this be another blockbuster for Marvel?
– The brand new Spider-Man PS4 game: is this the best Spider-Man game made, and is it the start of a new, lucrative franchise?
– Sideshow has revealed a completely revamped portrait for their new Psylocke PF…but, is it for better or worse, and more importantly, why make the change?
– XM released an article “Demystifying the Made to Order (MTO) Process”…does this business model change how you will order in the future?
– Singapore’s flagship convention, STGCC, was a big success for the local statue companies (XM and HMO). We run through some of the new reveals and discuss our favourites.
August 31, 2018
In Episode 3 we are very excited to have our first special guest, Mufizal Mokhtar! Mufizal is a superstar in the collectibles industry as a sculptor and art director. He has contributed to XM Studios, Royal Selangor, and especially HMO (of which he is co-founder).
We talk about his training as an artist, the launch of his professional career, his thoughts on digital vs traditional sculpting, the challenges of producing collectibles in pewter (Royal Selangor), and go over the state of his company, HMO, leading into STGCC next weekend (September 8 and 9).
We hope you enjoy this exclusive interview!
August 19, 2018
In this second episode we cover Green Lantern Casting, Rambo Sequel, Declining Edition Sizes and we preview upcoming XM Studios statues coming to 2018 STGCC. For our featured topic we list our favourite characters that deserve their own Netflix show.
The above is just a brief clip from the show…watch the entire episode HERE
August 6, 2018
In our first ever episode, Gina and Bmutha chat about the recent Venom trailer, the Fox-Disney merger, Star Wars casting news, and of course, some statues shown at two recent major events: Wonder Festival and SDCC!