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CrimsonGhost
May 19, '18, 9:17 PM
Hey Everybody! Andrew Covalt here, and I've fired up some logs under the Toy Cauldron(TM) to make an offering to the Mego gods!!

Yeah. In other words, here are the sculpts I'm bringing to Mego Meet. I know, I called them portraits in the header. That's just too pretentious to write twice.

Price will be $10! Cheap!!

First off, a couple of ol' standbys! A 60's style Infantino inspired BATMAN! I've always been a big fan of that rooftop image from this era, so I came up with this:
https://image.ibb.co/krfOwT/Batman60_s.jpg

Next, a 70's Neal Adams inspired JOKER! I've loved the old Power Records "Stacked Cards" story since it scared me to death when I was six and I wanted a joker that looked like the one in the story.
https://image.ibb.co/cKaOwT/joker.jpg

And here is a brand new updated Neal Adams inspired BATMAN as well! I had an old Adams Batman and frankly it was just so... old. Like I did it nearly 10 years ago old and I wanted to update it.
https://image.ibb.co/f6x3wT/batman_70s.jpg

Well, here's an odd one. The Duke himself, John Wayne! Will anyone buy one? I have no idea...
https://image.ibb.co/cuuu38/Duke.jpg

Ah, here's one that I've wanted to try for a long time so I took a stab at a William Shatner portrait. Besides, the outfit is easily available!
https://image.ibb.co/ir95Ao/kirkac.jpg

And if we got Shatner, we need a Leonard Nimoy. With pointy ears. From that space show thing.
https://image.ibb.co/g4uu38/spock.jpg

Also, I've got a George Takei in case you need someone to fly the ship, I guess that's what he does.
https://image.ibb.co/mhSsqo/Sulu.jpg

Finally, I was inspired by an Ebay sale from a month ago, so I recreated the elusive Ferrigno HULK sculpt that Mego didn't release! This is made for an 8" figure, not 12". I have new respect for this sculpt now that I tried to copy it based on that handful of photos. It's not a perfect reproduction, but I did what I could and I'm happy with the results.
https://image.ibb.co/dSGkAo/hulk.jpg

Sorry about the crappy Hulk photo. I casted him in green (a number of different greens thanks to trying to figure out new products) and it didn't photograph all that well.

I had a lot of fun sculpting these and I hope to see everyone at the show! :smile:

boss
May 19, '18, 9:31 PM
I’m not going to MM, but I’ll take at least 6 of those. Any non-attendee ones available?

CrimsonGhost
May 19, '18, 9:54 PM
I’m not going to MM, but I’ll take at least 6 of those. Any non-attendee ones available?

Yeah! After the show is over, I'll make some available.

If anyone else isn't going to the show but is interested in any of these sculpts, let me know either here or PM so I know what I'm in for! When I get back from Columbus, I'll sort everything out. Thanks!!

Brown Bear
May 19, '18, 10:20 PM
Looking forward to meeting you at the Meet Andrew. Big fan of your work.

Gramercyplace
May 19, '18, 10:41 PM
These sculpts are insanely good. The Adams and Infantino heads in particular, perfectly capture the spirit of their age, and blow my imagination to smitherines! I can’t attend the Meet, but I must have these Batmen!

enyawd72
May 20, '18, 3:06 AM
These are all incredibly well done, and I think FTC should hire you. IDK what's up with their current sculptor, but so many of the heads look rough and unfinished.

boss
May 20, '18, 7:32 AM
These make me happy. PS... Andrew, your PM box is full. I sent you a message through Facebook.

PNGwynne
May 20, '18, 8:24 AM
Excellent, it's a pleasure to see more of your work. The portrait of Wayne is stunning.

sprytel
May 20, '18, 10:17 AM
These are all incredible. I'm sure these are going to be a big hit.

ScottA
May 20, '18, 10:36 AM
Oh, I might have to bring a few of those back home with me.

thunderbolt
May 20, '18, 12:40 PM
Why you aren't sculpting for FTC is beyond me, way better than all of their sculpts. That Infantino style Bats is amazing.

CrimsonGhost
May 20, '18, 1:00 PM
Why you aren't sculpting for FTC is beyond me, way better than all of their sculpts. That Infantino style Bats is amazing.

I sent them a portfolio a few years ago. They said thanks, but they already had their guy.

Thanks for the compliments, everyone!

thunderbolt
May 20, '18, 1:22 PM
I sent them a portfolio a few years ago. They said thanks, but they already had their guy.

Thanks for the compliments, everyone!

So that means one guy is doing all the sculpts there? Seems like a lot of work for one sculptor for how much they churn out. Maybe that's why they sometimes look unfinished or have other issues.

CrimsonGhost
May 20, '18, 1:33 PM
So that means one guy is doing all the sculpts there? Seems like a lot of work for one sculptor for how much they churn out. Maybe that's why they sometimes look unfinished or have other issues.

It all looks like Danny Anniello's work to me.

Boywonder0
May 20, '18, 6:43 PM
Andy's work is second to none... He is a superb artist. Furthermore he is a true professional... Keep up the good work!

scott metzger
May 29, '18, 11:26 AM
Um, is anyone at FTC looking here? Seriously? I usually hate any short eared versions of Batman, but I may have to get that Infantino version. And Ferrigno...wow. Those are amazing. And you made a William Shatner head that genuinely looks like William Shatner. I can count the number of times that's happened in action figure history on one hand...

noelani72
May 29, '18, 5:31 PM
I sent them a portfolio a few years ago. They said thanks, but they already had their guy.

Thanks for the compliments, everyone!

their loss. I'd send more money your way if you weren't so busy.

CrimsonGhost
May 29, '18, 6:01 PM
Um, is anyone at FTC looking here? Seriously? I usually hate any short eared versions of Batman, but I may have to get that Infantino version. And Ferrigno...wow. Those are amazing. And you made a William Shatner head that genuinely looks like William Shatner. I can count the number of times that's happened in action figure history on one hand...

Thank you!

CrimsonGhost
May 29, '18, 6:01 PM
their loss. I'd send more money your way if you weren't so busy.

Maybe we can talk this weekend.

newlyknighted
May 30, '18, 10:53 AM
I mentioned it on Facebook. These are stunning sculpts Andrew! I would definitely like to add all of these to my collection!

CrimsonGhost
Jun 7, '18, 4:55 PM
Hi,

For anyone interested, I'm putting a thread in the marketplace to order if you didn't go to the show. Price is $10 with $3-6 shipping. PM me.

Flynne
Jun 7, '18, 11:44 PM
Hi,

For anyone interested, I'm putting a thread in the marketplace to order if you didn't go to the show. Price is $10 with $3-6 shipping. PM me.

For anyone who might be on the fence, I held these in my hands at the Meet, and the pics really don't do justice to the sharpness of the detail. Top quality casting work!