Last spring, Hamilton Collection solicited for a Homer
Simpson sculpture (and a Bart, which has since been cancelled).
Titled "Woo-Hoo", it is a numbered, limited edition. This
ad went out in the supplement for various Sunday papers across the
They didn't get a whole lot of response,
probably because most Simpsons fans don't read a lot of Sunday
Unfortunately, this lack of
advertising meant that when they did ship, people thought they had
completely missed out. They have been going for 3 times retail already on
Ebay, but hope is not lost!
Sculpt - ****
is fairly well known for doing decent work, and this statue is no
different. The sculpt is clean, with great details. The chips
almost look real, and even the indent on the chair looks just right.
status is about 4 1/2" tall. The bottom picture on the left
shows it next to a Playmates Homer for size comparison.
the cost of many sculptures these days, the $20 price tag on this one is
pretty damn good. These are running as much as $60 or $70 already on
ebay, but are still available directly from Hamilton. Don't get
Paint - ***
Unfortunately, the paint work isn't quite as good as the sculpt.
There is some slop around the areas where the yellow meets other colors,
such as the couch or the remote. The white shirt also isn't
completely white - the color below is showing through a bit. This
sloppiness in the paint hurts the overall excellent sculpt.
Overall - ***1/2
twenty bucks, this is a great deal. It's a nice sculpture, well done
and executed, with Homer in a terrific pose and style. It fits the
character's personality, particularly in the early days of the show.
Where to Buy -
Here's really the whole point for this review - these can be purchased
from Hamilton directly, and you do not have to resort to ebay prices
yet. The run on these was for 95 days, so that's an awful lot of
and tell them you'd like to order item number 32310. They'll hook
you up, and you should have it within two to three weeks.