Sideshow presents the DC: Collecting the Multiverse- The Art of Sideshow deluxe hardcover book, written by Andrew Farago with a foreword by Kevin Conroy.
Delve into Sideshow’s epic roster of DC Comics figures and sculptures with this deluxe book, which features insights from legendary artists and eye-popping photography. Sideshow is world-famous for bringing DC Comics characters to life through remarkably realistic figures and highly expressive sculptures. From Batman and Wonder Woman to The Joker and Harley Quinn, the most iconic characters in all of fiction leap from the page and screen right into our world in collectible format.
In this deluxe 296-page book, key artists tell the story behind each extraordinary piece, revealing the design decisions and expert planning, sculpting, painting, fabrication, and more required to make the DC Universe- from comics, film, television, video games, and beyond- into a reality. Packed with exclusive concept art and dynamic photography, this book lets you rediscover your favorite characters like never before.
Offering an entirely unique experience of the DC Universe, this book is the ultimate tribute to Sideshow’s incredible collection of DC figures and statues. Bring home the DC: Collecting the Multiverse- The Art of Sideshow deluxe hardcover book today!
Format: 27 x 30 cm
Sideshow Collectibles is a specialty manufacturer of movie, film, television and proprietary collectible figures, statues and high end pieces. Featuring properties such as Star Wars, DC Comics, Marvel Comics, The Lord of the Rings, Disney, Predator, G.I. Joe and Indiana Jones, Sideshow artisans are sculptors, model makers, painters and costumers, whose combined efforts result in the creation of original designs and detailed likenesses of pop culture icons, including film and television monsters, villains, heroes, mystical creatures of fantasy, and legendary figures from history. Recognized as a quality manufacturer, Sideshow has been highlighted in national trade and specialty toy publications, where its collectible 12-inch figures and polystone statues have been awarded “Best of the Year.” Sideshow Collectibles is also the exclusive distributor of Hot Toys collectible figures in the United States, North and South America, Europe, Australia and throughout most Asian countries.
Read more about Sideshow Collectibles here or visit their official website.
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.
Read more about DC Collectibles here or visit their official website.