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Beasts of the Mesozoic: Tyrannosaur Series Action Figures

A project in Hackensack, NJ by David Silva

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Beasts of the Mesozoic is a line of scientifically accurate, dinosaur action figure collectibles with elaborate detail and articulation
Backers: 2154
Average Pledge Per Backer: $278

Funded: $597,868 of $185,000
Dates: Sep 22nd -> Oct 22nd (30 days)
Project By: David Silva
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Latest News

Albertosaurus sarcophagus is UNLOCKED! ALL STRETCH GOALS ARE FUNDED!!

October 21st - via:
As we continue to wind down the final day of the Tyrannosaur Series campaign, we have indeed unlocked the final stretch goal- Albertosaurus sarcophagus! Congratulations to all of the backers for the huge support and unlocking all 18 stretch goals!... (Read More)

FINAL 24 HOURS! Last stretch goal, Albertosaurus, is nearly unlocked!

October 21st - via:
Congratualtions everyone in our success thus far as we now are in our final 24 hours of the Tyrannosaur Series Kickstarter! As of this update, we are less than $4K away from unlocking the last stretch goal, Albertosaurus! Here's a preview of the... (Read More)

Moros intrepidus is UNLOCKED and the final 48 hour countdown has begun!

October 20th - via:
 The final 48 hrs is well underway now and this morning I woke up to see that the 1/18th scale Moros intrepidus has been UNLOCKED! This figure is now selectable from the 'add-ons' menu to include in your pledge. Add-on price: $32(US)/ $35 (INT)... (Read More)

Tarbosaurus bataar is UNLOCKED- plus updates on the last two stretch goals!

October 19th - via:
We're now getting down to the final days of the campaign and unlocking the last of the stretch goals. So as you may have heard, yesterday the 1/18th scale Tarbosaurus bataar was UNLOCKED! This figure can now be selected from the 'add-ons' menu to... (Read More)

Postcard Set #3 added, plus new Daspletosaurus gallery, and first look at Albertosaurus!

October 18th - via:
Hi All- as we approach the home stretch of the Tyrannosaur Series campaign, I have several updates for you today! Postcard set #3 The third set of postcards featuring the beautifully rendered package art for Daspletosaurus, Gorgosaurus, Tarbosaurus,... (Read More)

Alectrosaurus olseni is UNLOCKED!

October 17th - via:
Congrats everyone on unlocking the 1/18th scale Alectrosaurus olseni! This is now selectable from the 'add-ons' menu to include in your pledge.  Add-on price: $53(US)/ $55 (INT) Color design  The colors for the Alectrosaurus will take inspiration... (Read More)

Daspletosaurus torosus is UNLOCKED!

October 16th - via:
As many of you know by now, the 1/18th scale Daspletosaurus torosus has been UNLOCKED!  The figure is now selectable from the 'add-ons' menu to include in your pledge.  Add-on price: $117(US)/ $122 (INT) The Daspletosaurus figure measures 20"/ 51cm... (Read More)

My new interview with Paleo-Nerd!

October 15th - via:
Just a light update today as we approach unlocking the Daspletosaurus (more on that tomorrow!).  I want to share a really fun interview I had yesterday with Paleo-Nerd that I think you all will enjoy. I talk a lot about Beasts of the Mesozoic,... (Read More)

Eotyrannus lengi is UNLOCKED, Plus updates on other Tyrannosaurs!

October 14th - via:
Catching up now on yesterday's events- the 1/18th scale Eotyrannus lengi has been UNLOCKED! This is now selectable from the 'add-ons' menu to include in your pledge. Add-on price: $32(US)/ $35 (INT)  Eotyrannus features a new head and thicker neck,... (Read More)

Gorgosaurus libratus is UNLOCKED!

October 13th - via:
Late last night, the 1/18th scale Gorgosaurus libratus was UNLOCKED! The figure is now selectable from the 'add-ons' menu to include in your pledge.  Add-on price: $117(US)/ $122 (INT) Click the image for the Gorgosaurus gallery The Gorgosaurus... (Read More)

Final Prototype preview for Tarbosaurus and Daspletosaurus!

October 12th - via:
As we quickly head toward unlocking that big 'ol Gorgosaurus, I wanted to show a quick preview of two more Wave 3 stretch goal figures! Tarbosaurus Aided by some very nice paintwork by Michael Withworth, I took Tarbosaurus a step further in matching... (Read More)

Tyrannosaurus rex -unpainted grey versions- are available to Add On now!

October 12th - via:
In case you all missed the previous update today, there was a discussion regarding the addition of an unpainted grey version for each Tyrannosaurus rex figure, which would look very similar to the fine-cut figures that I've been showing.   The take... (Read More)

Tyrannosaurus rex fine-cut figure update 2: Posing options and... unpainted variants?

October 11th - via:
I have more T. rex fine-cut photos for you all today- this time I'll be showing some the posing options. And I have a very important proposal for you all today, so please be sure to read this update after the photos.   Admittedly, the posing for... (Read More)

Finished Dryptosaurus Package Art, plus WIP previews!

October 10th - via:
I wanted to give you all a quick update on the package art progress. First, I have a final version of the Dryptosaurus package art by Shannon Beaumont! Shannon created an elaborate scene with this one incorporating the New Jersey-based Hadrosaurus as... (Read More)

Gorgosaurus finished prototype gallery

October 9th - via:
Happy Saturday everyone! The Gorgosaurus libratus painted prototype gallery has been uploaded and can be viewed here. Click the image to see figure gallery For those following along on my social media, you'll know that the dinosaur model master Shane... (Read More)

First look at the Alectrosaurus olseni resin prototype!

October 8th - via:
 The final figure to be built from the recent batch of resin castings is the 1/18th scale Alectrosaurus!  Again sharing parts with the 'body 2' design, Alectro features a unique head and hands which sport a speculative third digit.   The... (Read More)

Suskityrannus hazelae is now UNLOCKED!

October 7th - via:
Well done everyone, the 1/18th scale Suskityrannus hazelae has been UNLOCKED! This is now selectable from the 'add-ons' menu to include in your pledge. Add-on price: $32(US)/ $35 (INT)  The prototype is still in-progress, but once painted, will... (Read More)

Lythronax argestes is now UNLOCKED!

October 6th - via:
As some of you already know, last night the 1/18th scale Lythronax argestes was UNLOCKED! The figure is now selectable from the 'add-ons' menu to include in your pledge. Add-on price: $73(US)/ $76 (INT) The Lythronax figure measures 16"/ 41cm in... (Read More)

2022 Tyrannosaur Series Calendar added!

October 5th - via:
Originally planned to be added tomorrow morning at the half-way point of the campaign, I've decided to add the 2022 Beasts of the Mesozoic: Tyrannosaur Series calendar a little early in hopes to take us that last bit of the way to unlocking the... (Read More)

Kickstarter models inspired by Dino Riders and Walking with Dinosaurs

October 5th - via:
Various models and prints are available, including plans for 27” 1/18th scale T rex figures, which is getting pretty big. Kickstarter exclusives feature variant colors inspired by Walking With Dinosaurs and Dino Riders. The series includes models from toy industry veteran David Silva (Star Wars, Jurassic Park and Spawn) and signed artwork from Ezra Tucker and Raul Ramos. (Read More)

Tyrannosaurus rex fine-cut figure update 1: THEY CAN FREE STAND!

October 4th - via:
Today I was able to unpack the T. rex fine-cuts sent to me from the factory for both the 1/18th and 1/35th scale Tyrannosaurus rex figures, and I must say, I'm impressed. 'that's a good boy...' One of the biggest questions since I began developing... (Read More)

1/18 Tyrannosaurus rex- action figure comparisons!

October 3rd - via:
I hope you all are enjoying your Sunday afternoons. I thought today would be a good time to get in some action figure comparison photos so you can see how action figures that you may already own match up with the Tyrannosaur prototypes. First up we... (Read More)

First look at the Dryptosaurus prototype, plus the revised Teratophoneus!

October 2nd - via:
Today we have our first look at the resin prototype for one my personal favorites of the series, Dryptosaurus aquilunguis!   For more info on the design, sculpt, and the package art for this figure, check out this Kickstarter update. Big thanks... (Read More)

First look at the Teratophoneus resin prototype!

October 1st - via:
A bit later in the day than expected, but as promised, here are photos of the 1/18th scale Teratophoneus resin prototype! Okay, I'm beat- that's it for now. Tomorrow I'll have new photos of the Dryptosaurus prototype. Have a great night everyone!... (Read More)

Qianzhousaurus sinensis is unlocked!

October 1st - via:
Another stretch goal funded! The 1/18th scale Qianzhousaurus sinensis  is now UNLOCKED and is selectable from the 'add-ons' menu to include in your pledge. Add-on price: $53(US)/ $55 (INT)  Yesterday, I showed the first photos of the Qianzhousaurus... (Read More)

First look at the Qianzhousaurus resin prototype!

September 30th - via:
 I recently received the new castings for some of the mid-sized figures ( thank you, Jeremy Monz) and immediately got to work on putting them together. I chose to build the Qianzhousaurus first since it's the next stretch goal figure and we haven't... (Read More)

Proceratosaurus is now UNLOCKED!

September 29th - via:
 As some of you may have noticed, the 1/18th scale Proceratosaurus bradleyi has been UNLOCKED! This is now selectable from the 'add-ons' menu to include in your pledge. Add-on price: $32(US)/ $35 (INT) The Proceratosaurus figure measures 8" / 20cm... (Read More)

Art Post Card Set #2 added plus a look at the Tyrannosaur color inspirations

September 29th - via:
Hello everyone! As we approach the one week mark, I've added the Post Card set #2 to the campaign and this is now selectable from the 'add-ons' menu to include in your pledge.  Add-on price: $11(US)/ $13 (INT).  Featured here are the package... (Read More)

$300K and counting- Dryptosaurus is now UNLOCKED!

September 28th - via:
WE HAVE HIT $300K! And with that, the 1/18th scale Dryptosaurus aquilunguis is now UNLOCKED and selectable from the 'add-ons' menu to include in your pledge. Add-on price: $73(US)/ $76 (INT) The Dryptosaurus figure will measure 16"/ 41cm in length... (Read More)

Teratophoneus curriei is now UNLOCKED!

September 26th - via:
Congrats everyone! The 1/18th scale Teratophoneus curriei  is now UNLOCKED and is selectable from the 'add-ons' menu to include in your pledge. Add-on price: $53(US)/ $55 (INT) Teratophoneus is part of the Wave 2 assortment and is estimated to... (Read More)

Bistahieversor sealeyi is now UNLOCKED!

September 25th - via:
Hello everyone! The 1/18th scale Bistahieversor sealeyi is now UNLOCKED and is selectable from the 'add-ons' menu to include in your pledge. Add-on price: $73(US)/ $76 (INT)  Bistahieversor kicks off the Wave 2 assortment which is estimated to... (Read More)

1/6th scale Dilong paradoxus is UNLOCKED!

September 24th - via:
Congrats everyone, we have unlocked the 1/6th scale Dilong paradoxus action figure! It is now selectable from the 'add-ons' menu to include in your pledge. Add-on price: $53(US)/ $55 (INT) If you want to bypass the T.rex figures, please choose the... (Read More)

Guanlong and Yutyrannus are now UNLOCKED!

September 24th - via:
 The stretch goals are off and running- two more figures have been unlocked recently with Guanlong and now Yutyrannus! Guanlong wucaii One of the smaller figures being offered, Guanlong comes in at 8" / 20cm long, with 19 points of articulation... (Read More)

Juvenile Tyrannosaurus rex has been unlocked!

September 23rd - via:
Congrats everyone, our first stretch goal has been unlocked- the 1/18th scale Tyrannosaurus rex juvenile!  This lanky fella fella also includes interchangeable feet (flat, toe standing, and closed toes), a base, and new 'display friendly' lower leg... (Read More)


September 23rd - via:
WOW. What more can I say, but WOW. Today was unbelievable and well exceeded my most optimistic expectations. We reached our goal of $185,000 in under 13 and half hours. Thank you all so much for the enthusiasm and support thus far and most... (Read More)

Beasts of the Mesozoic: Tyrannosaur Series Action Figures Kickstarter is live!

September 23rd - via:
Creative Beasts Studios is back at it again with their biggest Kickstarter project yet. Following highly successful campaigns for velociraptor and ceratopsian action figures, the long-awaited Tyrannosaur wave has come to the Beasts of the Mesozoic line. (Read More)

T. rex Action Figures Inspired by Dino Riders and Walking With Dinosaurs Launch Today

September 22nd - via:
Creative Beast Studio today launched a Kickstarter campaign to support the creation of its new line of Tyrannosaur-themed scientifically-accurate dinosaur action figures. As part of the studio’s “Beasts of the Mesozoic” brand, the Tyrannosaurs represent the third series following the Raptors and Ceratopsians. It includes fan favorites Tyrannosaurus rex, Yutyrannus huali, Gorgosaurus libratus, Tarbosaurus bataar, and Albertosaurus sarcophagus. (Read More)

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