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DC Direct Items for September 2008

Posted by: vader at 6:01 am on Wednesday, January 23, 2008

SANDMAN AND DEATH 20TH ANNIVERSARY BOOKENDS

DESIGNED BY MARK BUCKINGHAM
SCULPTED BY MIKE LOCASIO

This limited edition, cold-cast porcelain bookend set includes a full-color Certificate of Authenticity and is packaged in a 4-color box. Each side measures approximately 8″ tall x 6.5″ wide x 6.5″ deep.


Advance-solicited; on sale September 3, 2008 * Bookends * $295.00 US

In celebration of the 20th anniversary of THE SANDMAN, DC Direct presents the popular characters (and siblings) The Sandman and Death of the Endless in bookend form!Based on Eisner Award-winning artist Mark Buckingham’s spectacular new drawings of these unforgettable characters, these bookends are designed to display the entire Sandman Library and Absolute editions, written by New York Times best-selling author Neil Gaiman.

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JLA BUILD-A-SCENE STATUE: PART 2

Based on the art of Ed Benes
Sculpted by Alterton Bizarre

Continue your construction of the JLA Build-a-Scene Statue this month, with the addition of part two of the statue, featuring Superman, Black Canary, and the torso of Red Tornado!


Ed Benes’s legendary cover of Justice League of America #7 stands tall as it becomes a multi part statue! Sold in three parts, each part features two of the world’s greatest superheroes and includes a piece of a bonus Red Tornado figure. (To fully assemble Red Tornado, all three Build-a-Scene statues are needed.) All the pieces slide together to make up a complete cover scene in striking 3-D!

The first part of the statue (solicited last month and featuring Batman, Wonder Woman, and the base and tornado portion of Red Tornado) was just the beginning of this exciting new project from DC Direct. Part three, including Green Lantern, The Flash, and the head and cape of Red Tornado, will follow next month.The JLA BUILD-A-SCENE STATUE is a limited-edition, hand-painted, cold-cast porcelain statue measuring approximately 8″ tall x 14″ wide x 10″ deep when fully assembled. (Each piece measures approximately 8″ tall x 5″ wide x 5″ deep, except for Red Tornado, which measures approximately 10.375″ tall x 8.5″ wide x 5.5″ deep.) Each statue includes a certificate of authenticity and is packaged in a 4-color box. This limited edition statue is manufactured to order.

Advance-solicited; on sale September 17, 2008
* Statue * $150 US
* Minor assembly is required.
* Each statue sold separately.

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ALL STAR ACTION FIGURES

It’s an all-star lineup featuring the work of two fan-favorite artists in this series! Four of DC’s superstars are represented here: Batman and Batgirl, as drawn by Jim Lee in All Star Batman and Robin the Boy Wonder, and Superman and Super Lois, as drawn by Frank Quitely in the Eisner Award-winning All Star Superman!


Advance-solicited; on sale September 3, 2008 * Action Figures * PIIncludes:

  • Batman – 6.75″ h
  • Superman – 6.75″ h
  • Batgirl – 5.5″ h
  • Super Lois – 6.5″ h

Each figure features multiple points of articulation and a base.

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COMIC BOOK COVER PORTFOLIO No. 2: THE JUSTICE COVER COLLECTION

Art by Alex Ross

The second installment of DC Direct’s new cover portfolio series features art by award-winning painter Alex Ross from his best-selling maxiseries Justice!


Included here are both the “Heroes” and “Villains” covers from JUSTICE #1 and JUSTICE #12, as well as all those in between!The portfolio consists of 12 four-color matte images on high-quality paper stock (suitable for instant framing), all approximately 9″ x 14″, collected in one, two-color 10″ x 15″ custom folders, shrink wrapped together into one unbelievable package!

Advance-solicited; on sale September 17, 2008 * Portfolio* $49.99 US

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Women of the DC Universe: Series 2 • CATWOMAN BUST

Designed by Terry Dodson
Sculpted by Jack Mathews

The popular WOMEN OF THE DC UNIVERSE line of cold-cast porcelain busts continues with the addition of Catwoman! Clad in her classic gray outfit, this feline fatale has just purr-loined Batman’s belt and cape!


Collect all of the DCU: Series 2 busts designed by Terry Dodson in 2008! Catwoman joins Wonder Woman, Starfire, Cheetah, Batwoman, Wonder Girl, and more!This Catwoman Bust measures approximately 5.5″ tall x 2.5″ wide x 3″ deep and is packaged in a 4-color box.

Advance solicited; on sale September 10, 2008 * Bust * $55 US

NOW AVAILABLE!

  • Women of the DC Universe: Series 2 • Designed by Terry Dodson
  • Women of the DC Universe Series 2 • Wonder Woman • JUN070301

COMING SOON!

  • Women of the DC Universe: Series 2 • Designed by Terry Dodson
  • Women of the DC Universe Series 2 • Starfire • March 2008 • AUG070361
  • Women of the DC Universe Series 2 • Cheetah • April 2008 • SEP070311
  • Women of the DC Universe Series 2 • Batwoman • May 2008 • OCT070287
  • Women of the DC Universe Series 2 • Wonder Girl • July 2008 • DEC070329

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BATMAN BLACK & WHITE STATUE DESIGNED BY GEORGE PÉREZ SCULPTED BY KAREN PALINKO

The popular BATMAN BLACK & WHITE line of artist-inspired statues continues! Renowned illustrator George Pérez designed this classic vision of Batman, featuring the Caped Crusader in a classic pose, prepared as always to defend Gotham City.


Painted in monochromatic tones, this statue is certain to be another sought-after addition to DC Direct’s line of BATMAN BLACK & WHITE statues.

The statue measures approximately 7″ tall x 6.5″ wide x 5″ deep. It features a logo-shaped base and is packaged in a black-and-white box.Advance-solicited; on sale September 10, 2008 * Statue * $75.00 US

Complete your collection with these Batman Black & White Statues:

Available now!

  • Batman B&W Statue • Paul Pope • JUN060281
  • Batman B&W Statue • Matt Wagner • SEP060336
  • Batman B&W Statue • Alex Ross • DEC060325
  • Batman B&W Statue • Jim Lee • APR070274
  • Batman B&W Statue • Andy Kubert • JUN070304

Available soon!

  • Batman B&W Statue • Frank Miller – March 2008 • AUG070340
  • Batman B&W Statue • Bob Kane – June 2008 • NOV070304
  • Batman B&W Statue • Neal Adams – July 2008 • DEC070328

 

 

 

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