This is the kinda thing the lost wax technique was made for over a billion years ago.
Occasionally I like to share items on my blog from my personal collection of books, posters and statues so today I chose to post the first sculpture that began my obsession with Batman statues.
Released in 1996 by DC Comics to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the 4 issue prestige format comic book series, The Dark Knight Returns by Frank Miller, the statue measures 7.5″ tall and is made of cold-cast porcelain. It retailed for $200.
This beautiful collectible features an older Batman teaching his new protege, a female Robin how to fire a slingshot.
Limited to an edition of 5,500, the statue was sculpted by William Paquet and designed by Frank Miller based on the signature page art from the Dark Knight Returns limited signed edition published by Graphitti Designs.
Paquet is the Creative Director at Quarantine Studio, a company that produces limited edition collectible statues.
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