Company: Mindzeye Studios
MSRP: $250 ($265 in Cold-Cast Bronze)
Review by: Bill Jones
Photos by: Bill Jones and Sarah Kumley
File this gift idea under, “For the Hellboy fan who seemingly has it all.”
We saw one of these bad boys at Comic-Con International in San Diego – well, a limited, exclusive variant of one – and just had to get our hands on it. Standing at 14.75 inches and weighing in at 5.25 pounds, it’s a towering piece of art perfect for the mantle of the hardcore fan of Mike Mignola’s most notable creation, Hellboy.
Mindzeye Studios, which previously created statues with the Hybrid license, not only acquired the license to Mignola’s creation to sculpt a statue in the image of its title character, but collaborated with the writer/artist on its design, and the result is absolutely fantastic. It is inspired specifically by the story “The Third Wish,” and roughly half of the statue’s height consists of a rock pedestal atop of which Hellboy stands. His demonic right fist is clenched, and in the other hand he’s carrying his unusually oversized revolver. (more…)