Fantasy and surrealism meet to sensational effect in XM Studios’ Samurai Series, an idiosyncratic convergence of Neo Tokyo dystopia, advanced technology and the world of feudal Japan.
In this dramatic replica, Batman Shogun rides his war horse over the demolished effigy of his nemesis the Joker, an explicit metaphor for the triumph of good over evil. Whilst both human and equine armour reference a style and construction typical of the Edo period, their aesthetic speaks with a bat’s unmistakeable design vocabulary.
Batman and his mount are exquisitely reproduced in brushed pewter, with the Joker’s crushed debris in bonded porcelain.
Limited to 500 pieces.
Size approx. 31 x 24 x 30 cm
DC Direct was the collectibles division of DC Comics, the Time Warner subsidiary that publishes comic books and licenses characters such as Superman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, Flash, Batman, Aquaman and Hawkgirl, from 1998 until April 2012. DC Direct produced statues, props, replicas and prints for the direct market, a distribution and retail network primarily serving comic book specialty stores. DC Direct produced a number of action figures for this market as well, most of which were produced in the 6 to 7-inch scale. On April 11, 2012, DC comics announced that it’s collectibles product line was being relaunched as DC Collectibles. The Batman: Arkham City: Series 2 figure assortment, which arrived at retail stores on April 25, 2012, was the final release from DC Direct. On April 11, 2012, DC Comics announced the rebranding of its collectibles product line to DC Collectibles.
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