Jim Aparo in 3D…
One of the greatest Batman covers of all time is Limited Collectors’ Edition #C-37, the “Special All-Villain” treasury that was published in 1975:
This is Jim Aparo at his very best.
Anyway, someone at Enesco — purveyor of statuary and other tchotchkes — obviously agrees because coming later this year is this:
What a kick!
The statue, simply titled “Batman 3D Comic Book Figurine,” will be out between August and October, according to Sideshow Collectibles, which is carrying it.
“Sideshow and Enesco present the Batman 3D Comic Book Figurine! Inspired by a classic comic cover, Jim Shore reimagines a DC hero in three-dimensional charm,” reads the official description on the Sideshow website. “Looking over Gotham city, Batman prepares to face off with his foes. With Joker, Penguin, Catwoman, and Two-Face on the prowl, he’ll have a busy night.”
The statue, made from polyresin and stone powder, will stand 8 inches high, 3.88 inches wide and 5.25 inches deep.
Check out two other angles:
It lists for $65 and is available for pre-order.
— 13 QUICK THOUGHTS: Why This is the Greatest BATMAN Treasury Ever. Click here.
— 13 COVERS: A JIM APARO Celebration. Click here.