Spooky Dormammu Bust

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Posted by No_name_here (1247 posts) - - Show Bio

 Welcome to my nightmare...
 Welcome to my nightmare...

Dr. Strange’s extra-dimensional nemesis, Dormammu is getting his own 7-inch-tall bust. The malevolent sorcerer with the head-of-fire was sculpted by none other than Bowen’s Jeremy Lloyd and the figurine allows for some cool effects to those fans with an eye for lighting arrangement.

Thus spack Bowen’s head Randy Bowen…

"[The bust is] a synthesis of all the different versions of the character, hopefully creating a classic look… The entire head is cast in translucent/clear yellow resins. It picks up existing light, similar to the way that fiber-optics work. It does not store light like glow-in-the-dark paint, for example.  You'd need an existing light source to create the effect shown in the photos."


Look at that thing… that’s spooky with an all-caps S-P-O-O-K-Y. I don’t collect busts and figurines but, if I did, I don’t know if I’d want something so menacing perched atop my book shelf and greeting me every morning. It’s kind of like that DEATH OF CAPTAIN MARVEL figurine from a few years ago that was modeled after Michelangelo’s classic Pieta sculpture. Superheroes is fun and all, and I love Mar-Vell, but do I want to see a powerful space warrior succumbing to stomach cancer in the arms of Death personified every morning? Hey - - I’m a morbid guy, but even I have my limits.

 The most ripped master of mystic arts ever.
 The most ripped master of mystic arts ever.

Another thing, again, I can’t help commenting on is that Dormammu’s flaming head isn’t the most fantastical thing about this. What’s really fantastical is him being so jacked that his musculature’s popping out of the folds of that silk frock he’s got on. Man… I don’t think even Arnie could’ve pulled that off in his prime. I’m sure it probably breaks some laws of physics, but that’s wonderful fantasy of sculpture, no? Somehow, I just can’t picture Dormammu pumping iron in the Dark Dimension branch of Bally’s.

What do you think of this figure, oh extra-dimensional Comic Vine community? What other character else would you like to see get the 7-inch treatment?

-- Tom Pinchuk is the writer of UNIMAGINABLE for Arcana Comics and HYBRID BASTARDS! for Archaia Comics.   Watch out for the HYBRID BASTARDS! hardcover collection this March - - available for pre-order now on Amazon.com.

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#1 Posted by SUPER-MAN 23 (2667 posts) - - Show Bio

I also don't get bust for the same reason. I don't like the Death of captin marvel figurine. There are some cool busts but some should not even be made. 

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#2 Posted by Citizen 14 (1223 posts) - - Show Bio

I dig them both a lot.

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#3 Posted by InnerVenom123 (29887 posts) - - Show Bio

Venom, Venom, Venom, Venom, Venom, VENOM! 
(What? I like Venom sculptures.)
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#4 Posted by defaultdefaultdefault (16426 posts) - - Show Bio

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#5 Posted by Illyana Rasputin (2924 posts) - - Show Bio

LOL! Poor Adrienne Barbeau!
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#6 Posted by King Saturn (220799 posts) - - Show Bio
busts are cool... but it would have been even better if this was an action figure of Dormammu

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