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Upcoming Products from Gentle Giant - Deadpool, Hawkeye, Iron Man & More

Looks like it's time to start saving up.

Comic characters and collectibles go together hand in hand. Each week we look at the cool action figures out there but there are some other items we've had our eyes on as well. For the serious collector, there are statues based on the different characters. There are many different companies that put out some really cool and detailed statues. One company is Gentle Giant.

Gentle Giant makes high quality sculptures based on several different licenses such as Marvel Comics, Star Wars, Harry Potter, the Simpsons, Sucker Punch and more. You might remember the booth tour video we did at San Diego Comic-Con this past summer. They had some cool products on display then and now they're announcing their upcoming sculptures for next spring. Here is their solicit information. It's definitely time to start saving up and trying to figure out which one you want to buy.

Deadpool Pencil Cup Desk Accessory $99.13

License: Marvel

Item Number: 80115

UPC: 8-71810-00899-5

Height: 6”

Release Date: Spring 2012

Ooh. That’s got to hurt. Inspired by the violent and comedic mutant anti-hero Deadpool, Marvel’s incredibly popular “Merc With a Mouth,” the Deadpool Pencil Cup is the first of Gentle Giant’s line of exciting Marvel desk accessories and is sure to be a conversation starter. Cast in high-quality polystone, this unique piece comes with two shuriken-shaped erasers and a soft plastic arrow fletching cap so you can “weaponize” your favorite pen or pencil! Make Mine Marvel!

This limited edition pencil cup has been crafted and detailed by the talented artisans and sculptors at Gentle Giant Ltd. Each piece is cast in high quality polystone, hand painted and individually numbered and comes with a matching Certificate of Authenticity.

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Hawkeye Mini Bust $89

License: Marvel

Item Number: 80194

UPC: 8-71810-00900-8

Height: 7.5”

Release Date: Spring 2012

Since 1965, Marvel Comics’ Clint Barton (better known as Hawkeye) has been a mainstay of the legendary Avengers. One of the most prolific heroes of the Marvel Universe, Hawkeye is an unusual hero in that he possesses no superhuman abilities. However he has incredible natural talents for archery and hand-to-hand combat, and is devoted to keeping himself in top physical condition.

The Hawkeye Mini Bust features Barton in his iconic purple and blue uniform, wielding his custom bow and a quiver full of his signature “trick” arrows. As an added bonus, collectors can choose to display Hawkeye with one of five different trick arrows – Bola, Cable, Explosive, Flare and Hunting!

This limited edition 1/6 scale mini bust has been painstakingly crafted and detailed by the talented artisans and sculptors at Gentle Giant Ltd. Each piece is cast in high quality polystone, hand painted and individually numbered and comes with a matching Certificate of Authenticity.

Avengers Assemble!

Iron Man Classic Silver Mini Bust $89

License: Marvel

Item Number: 80165

UPC: 8-71810-00901-5

Height: 7”

Release Date: Spring 2012

Before the Red and Gold, there was Silver. In 1963, billionaire industrialist and genius weapons designer Tony Stark was critically wounded by a booby trap and captured by the Viet Cong during a trip to Vietnam where he was examining the effects of his technologies on the American war effort. He was saved by a fellow captive, Nobel Prize-winning scientist Ho Yinsen, who constructed a magnetic chest plate that kept dangerous shrapnel from piercing Tony’s heart.

Faced with the choice of either constructing weapons for the Viet Cong or execution, Stark and Yinsen secretly concocted a plan to escape. Together, they took the munitions they were given and forged a suit of weaponized armor, inadvertently giving birth to the legacy of IRON MAN. Although technology has evolved over time and Stark has created a wide variety of Iron Man suits, this highly detailed, hand crafted polystone Mini Bust celebrates the original and is a must-have for any serious Iron Man fan.

Featuring a light-up Arc Reactor in the chest plate, this humongous limited edition 1/6 scale Mini-Bust is hand painted, individually numbered and comes with a matching Certificate of Authenticity. Make Mine Marvel!

Thor Modern Mini Bust $89

License: Marvel

Item Number: 80190

UPC: 8-71810-00903-9

Height: 7”

Release Date: Spring 2012

Thor, The Norse God of Thunder, the King of Asgard and one of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, the Avengers! There are few in existence that can withstand his godly might, or a blow from his enchanted hammer, Mjolnir.

Thor has come a long way since his debut fifty years ago in Journey Into Mystery #83, and although he hasn’t aged, he’s certainly grown more cautious, and now sports a suit of enchanted chainmail under his signature tunic. That’s why the talented artisans at Gentle Giant have worked diligently to replicate the intricate details of his armor and dramatic, flowing red cape on the new Modern Thor Mini Bust!

This limited edition 1/6 scale Mini Bust is almost larger than life! Hand crafted and cast in high quality polystone, each piece is hand painted individually numbered and comes with a matching certificate of authenticity. Avengers Assemble!

Sebulba and Anakin 2-pack Mini Busts $135

License: Star Wars

Item Number: 80210

UPC: 8-71810-00897-1

Height: 5” and 5.5”

Release Date: Spring 2012

Recapture the magic of one of the most exciting and adrenaline-triggering sequences in The Phantom Menace, the Boonta Eve Podrace, with the Sebulba & Young Anakin Mini Bust 2 Pack!

Sebulba, the villainous and corrupt Dug podracer, believed that he was predestined to win the race with his usual methods of reckless racing and out-and-out cheating. Never did he expect to lose, much less to a child. Perhaps knowing that the young boy that won the race and destroyed his racing pod grew up to become the Dark Lord of the Sith takes a little sting out of the defeat? Then again, perhaps not…

These digitally sculpted figures have been skillfully crafted by Gentle Giant’s top artisans and brought to life in high quality polystone. Each individually numbered and hand-painted pair comes with a matching numbered Certificate of Authenticity.

General Veers Mini Bust $75

License: Star Wars

Item Number: 80026

UPC: 8-71810-00895-7

Height: 7”

Release Date: Spring 2012

“My lord, I've reached the main power generators. The shield will be down in moments. You may start your landing.”

The chilling words that spelled the doom of the Rebel Base on Hoth were uttered by none other than General Maximilian Veers, fanatical Imperial Officer and brilliant tactician. A career soldier with skill unmatched at piloting the Empire’s feared AT-AT Walkers, Veers rose quickly through the ranks to become one of the youngest, and most dangerous, Major Generals serving Lord Vader. His victory on Hoth only served to establish his legend.

This limited edition 1/6-scale mini-bust is cast in high quality polystone and is hand numbered with a matching Certificate of Authenticity. Displayed here in his AT-AT piloting armor, the General Veers Mini Bust is the perfect addition to any true Star Wars fan’s collection.

Walrus Man Kenner 12" Figure $80

License: Star Wars

Item Number: 80045

UPC: 8-71810-00896-4

Height: 12.5”

Release Date: Spring 2012

Just like they were when you were a kid, only BIGGER! Gentle Giant continues on with their new line of vintage Star Wars action figure reproductions with the release of Ponda Baba, better known as Walrus Man!

Digitally scanned from mint 3 3/4” Kenner originals and reproduced in scale to the rest of the jumbo Kenner line. Nothing has been overlooked. Roto and injection molded and made of durable plastics, this fully-articulated jumbo figure includes a faithfully reproduced blaster.

That’s not all, this classic Kenner creation comes packaged on a 1977 Star Wars-inspired blister card, featuring original front and “20 back” artwork, in a re-sealable plastic outer clam shell to help protect and display!

Harry Potter Deathly Hallows Mini Bust $70

License: Harry Potter

Item Number: 80229

UPC: 8-71810-00898-8

Height: 7”

Release Date: Spring 2012

The tale of The Boy Who Lived races to its epic conclusion in The Deathly Hallows, the seventh installment of J.K. Rowling’s masterpiece. To commemorate this, Gentle Giant is proud to bring to you the Harry Potter Deathly Hallows Mini Bust.

At seventeen, Harry has experienced more pain and suffering than most do in entire lifetimes, and yet he’s never lost the will to fight for good. Based on Daniel Radcliffe’s digitally scanned likeness to ensure the utmost accuracy, Harry is rendered here in high quality polystone warding off an incoming attack with a counter-curse as he battles Lord Voldemort and his minions. A must for any fan of the Harry Potter series.

Each 1/6 scale Mini Bust is hand painted and individually numbered and comes with a matching Certificate of Authenticity.

Deadpool Mini Bust $89

License: Marvel

Item Number: 80120

UPC: 8-71810-00902-2

Height: 7”

Release Date: Spring 2012

One of Marvel’s most unique anti-heroes, Deadpool is a character whose origins are shrouded in mystery. Originally created to be a villain and foil to Cable and The New Mutants (later X-Force), the character’s devil-may-care attitude and flamboyant, ultraviolent tongue-in-cheek style caused him to soar in popularity with readers of all ages.

This garnered the Merc With A Mouth his own series, which is known for it’s own original style blending action and dark comedy, as well as numerous spin-off books and guest appearances throughout the Marvel Universe. Where Deadpool goes, chaos and wisecracks follow.

Brought to life in high quality polystone and armed to the teeth, the Deadpool Mini Bust is no laughing matter. No feature has been overlooked with the creation of this piece, with Deadpool’s signature red and black costume and each of his weapons rendered in loving detail by the skilled sculptors at Gentle Giant Ltd. This 1/6 scale Mini Bust is hand painted, individually numbered and comes with a matching Certificate of Authenticity. Make Mine Marvel!

And there you have it. Plenty to choose from. The good and the bad news is these are all scheduled for Spring 2012. That means you have time to save up for them. But you also have to wait in order to get them. As you saw in the SDCC video, these tend to sell out quickly so you might want to jump on any of them if you're thinking of getting any. You can order them directly from Gentle Giant or check out your favorite retailer of fine high end products such as these.

Which ones did you dig?

22 Comments
Posted by Arevish

Epic pencil cup desk

Posted by MetropolisKid41

That Deadpool mini bust will be mine!!! I think I might have to get that Hawkeye mini bust as well, seeing as we are from the same hometown and such :P

Posted by NyxEquitis

Greatest. Pen holder. EVER.

Posted by Mr. Dead Pool

THAT PEN HOLDER WILL BE MINE!!!!!!!!!

Posted by CombatSpoon86

The pen holder kics ass.

Hawkeye bust isn't too shabby either.

Posted by The Impersonator

I dig the Deadpool pencil holder. :D

By the way.......

Inspired by the violent and comedic mutant anti-hero Deadpool, Marvel’s incredibly popular “Merc With a Mouth,” the Deadpool Pencil Cup is the first of Gentle Giant’s line of exciting Marvel desk accessories and is sure to be a conversation starter. O__O?

Posted by EpicAssassin90

WHY WHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHY THAT DEADPOOL PENCIL HILDER IS SO AWSOME AND I CANNOT HAVE IT

Posted by cmaprice

@The Impersonator said:

I dig the Deadpool pencil holder. :D

By the way.......

Inspired by the violent and comedic mutant anti-hero Deadpool, Marvel’s incredibly popular “Merc With a Mouth,” the Deadpool Pencil Cup is the first of Gentle Giant’s line of exciting Marvel desk accessories and is sure to be a conversation starter. O__O?

As a Deadpool fan of 15+ years, this is something I've learned to shrug off. It happens a lot since he's associated with the X-Men. More since that horrid Wolverine film, where to casual observers' credit, he was depicted as a mutant until he became a Mortal Kombat character.

The "mutant" label is at least an upgrade from "WHO?!" Heh.

Posted by wowylied

The deadpool head is really nice but no more place in my room for it.

Posted by longbowhunter

I love that Hawkeye's arrows are loose in the quiver. All these are so nice!

Posted by RedheadedAtrocitus

That Deadpool pencil holder and the Iron Man bust are must haves for me!

Posted by TheWitchingHour

Gentle Giant really does fantastic work. I remember G-man highlighting their work when ComicVine covered San Diego Comic Con a little while back. It was all beautifully detailed and inspired. My only concern formatting for the busts shown above. Instead of being busts in the traditional sense (torso and head highlighted while arms and shoulders are often not present) it looks like they simply sawed off everything below the waist. It looks rather odd. I think if the legs were included it would be much better.

And that Deadpool pencil holder is quite quite quite awesome.

Posted by Bestostero

This pencil cup holder is absolute genius! I don't think I could ever pay 100$ for something I wouldn't use, but wow is that just clever.

Posted by haydenclaireheroes

The Hawkeye bust is cool and glad to see the individual arrows. Also really like the Deadpool pencil holder it is really creative.

Posted by Superskrull86

The pencil holder is awesome

Posted by Eyz

Bwahahaha!

I need that Deadpool head! Like, now!!

Posted by TheMess1428

Hawkeye or Green Arrow's quivers would make better pen holders. lol

Posted by maxicere

I love the Hawkeye and Deadpool mini bust

Posted by animemike

i wantthe deadpool ones :)

Posted by MetropolisKid41

@ cmaprice: Well technically speakind Deadpool is a mutant. He may not have been born with the X-Gene but he has been implanted with it and it is now a part of his genetic code. So even tho he may be a synthetic mutant, he is a mutant none the less.

Posted by Doctor!!!!!

Deadpool bust $89, the return of Random Guy's Deadpool, priceless!

Posted by cyberninja

awesome.