Article by John Hammond
Once again I bring news of more brilliant releases from the fine people at Sideshow Collectibles. Coming soon are not one, but two stunning ‘Batman Who Laughs’ statues.
Straight from the pages of Dark Nights: Metal comes one of DC’s most popular villains, the Batman Who Laughs. Based on Greg Capullo’s nightmarish design, this 12-inch statue features the character with his recognizable spiked mace and menacing grin.
DC DESIGNER SERIES statues are based on art from the comics industry’s top creators and recreates their vision in vivid 3D detail.
Jonathan Matthews (Sculpt / Paint)
Rey Taira (Art Direction)
Greg Capullo (Design)
If there is one selling point on this statue, surely it is the design by the brilliant Greg Capullo.
The second statue is titled ‘Batman Who Laughs vs Batman’ and more details can be found below:
Which side will win in this epic new battle statue between Batman and the Batman Who Laughs? Good or evil? That is up to you when this 1:8 scale statue joins your collection.
DC BATTLE STATUES is a long-running line that delivers dynamic recreations of the DC Universe’s most epic clashes in premium statues.
Ed Bradley (Paint)
Jim Fletcher (Art Direction / Design)
With artists such as these working on the statue you know that the quality is quite clearly there.
The ‘Batman Who Laughs’ and the ‘Batman Who Laughs vs Batman’ statues are now available for pre-order on the Sideshow website. They have estimated arrival dates of September 2020 and August 2020 respectively.
These will no doubt be a massively popular items, with both being limited to 5000 pieces; they really are stunning.
Will you be one of the lucky 5000 who picks one, or both, of these up? Please let us know.