The Iron Giant Deluxe Figure by Mondo will be available for pre-order starting tomorrow (January 22th 2015).
The figure features over 30 points of articulation, two interchangeable heads with a light up feature, magnetic “S” that can be detached from its sign and attached to his chest, switch-out “War Arm,” Hogarth mini-figure, and a girder to munch on. In addition to this, the figure also includes a sound feature, with Iron Giant quotes from the film!
Also available a special limited edition version that comes with the “Hand Under Foot” accessory, modeled after the Iron Giant’s detached hand that runs loose in the farmhouse.
- The Iron Giant Deluxe Figure. Approx 16" in height. 30+ points of articulation. Sound feature. $300
- The Iron Giant Deluxe Figure with “Hand Under Foot” accessory. Approx 16" in height. 30+ points of articulation. Sound feature. Edition of 250. $315
I love The Iron Giant and it happened to be on this weekend. While I was watching it, it got me thinking - What would a sequel look like?! So, I drew up these fake fan art images!
There’s no storytelling in the images but here’s what was going through my head when creating them - It’s 1969 and Hogarth is now 20 years old. He bought a beat up old motorcycle and spent the last couple of summers fixing it up at Dean’s scrapyard. He’s now out out on the open road like Kerouac. There’s a lot going on in America in 1969 (Vietnam war, Civil rights unrest, etc.) but it’s also the year when the first man walks on the Moon. It’s the perfect time for Iron Giant 2!
I would draw inspiration from films/books like Raiders of the Lost Ark, Huck Finn, Rocketeer, Into the Wild and Boyhood.…….Hey, if Blomkamp can get an Alien movie going, maybe down the road Brad Bird and Warner Bros. will let me tell the next Iron Giant story! haha! C’mon Brad Bird! :)
Actually, I’m very lucky to be working on a film with Dean Wellins right now who not only worked on The Iron Giant but is insanely talented too.
If Thomas Sanders and Leo the Giant were Disney Princes, they would totally be a gorgeous merman and a cute fawn who go on fantasy adventures and explore together. I’d watch the hell out of that movie <3