We're seeing more and more cold cast resin
statues hitting the market these days, with mixed results.
are extremely nice - others leave something to be desired. With a
limited amount of funds to spend, you have to be fairly picky about which
you buy and which you pass by.
been up in the air on these two for awhile. While I'm a huge Batman
fan, the $40 or so that most shops were selling these at was just a little
more than I really wanted to spend. But then the folks at Comics
Infinity put them on sale for $25 each, and I bit.
is about 9" tall, and the Penguin is in scale at about 6".
Both are on a solid black base, and they are done in their classic Golden
Sculpt - ****
Both of these statues has terrific sculpts. The work on the Penguin is
particularly good, but this GA Batman looks fantastic on the shelf as
Paint - ***1/2
The paint ops are fairly good here - these are supposedly hand painted
across the board. The faces are extremely good, but there is a
little sloppiness on some areas of the bodies. It's not serious, and
it's actually to be expected of a hand painted piece, but I took a little
Value - ****
At $40 or so, which is what most comic shops are charging, these are a
pretty good deal. But at the $25 that Comics Infinity is selling
them off at, it's a great deal. If you thought you had any interest
in these, I'd grab them now!
Overall - ***1/2
Further nice work by the DC Direct folks. I'm hoping that we'll see
these continue, because I'd love to see a GA Joker, Catwoman, and Robin.
quite happy that I picked these up, and they were one of my best purchases