Monday, January 31, 2011
As any fan of Leecifer’s custom figures can attest, the man absolutely kills any vinyl figure he gets his hands on! While Lee’s unique style is unmistakable, what really sets him apart in The Blot’s eyes is his use of pop culture characters (especially comic book superheroes). Over the past year, Leecifer’s been turning a wide variety of vinyl figures (Labbit, Big Sal, Rebel Ink, Shikaruna Dorol, Bangal) into his own version of DC’s Dark Knight and The Blot loves them all. While they’re all incredible, his latest hand painted Batman custom is definitely my favorite…the Bat Rose!
While I know all the comic book fans out there would love to get their hands on the Bat Rose, unfortunately this cute little guy was a commission for one very lucky collector. I just want to know when will we be seeing some Robin, the Boy Wonder custom figures!?! The Blot highly recommends heading over to Leecifer’s Flickr page where you can check out all of his incredible pop culture customs.
And the leaks just keep on coming! After unveiling prototypes of The Incredibles and Toy Story Pop! Disney figures, Gemini Collectibles has also posted photos in their prototype section of two characters from the Disney/Pixar movie Monster’s Inc., Sulley and Mike Wazowski. While The Blot loves Disney’s Pixar movies as much as anyone, I am a little surprised we haven’t seen any Pop! vinyl figures of Disney’s core group of characters. Give me a cute and chunky Mickey or Goofy any day!
We’re still awaiting official word of Funko’s new line of Disney vinyl figures, but you can purchase the three figures above directly from Gemini Collectibles here for $75 each.
As more and more prototypes leak out, it’s starting to look like Funko will be releasing a whole new line of Pop! Disney vinyl figures. The latest Disney characters to show up in Gemini Collectibles’ prototype section as cute chunky vinyl figures are the stars of Toy Story, Woody and Buzz Lightyear! No word on when Funko will finally be releasing its new Disney/Pixar figures, but you can purchase the three figures above here for $75 each. The Blot's got a feeling this might just be Funko's most popular line of POP! vinyl figures yet.