Royal Selangor has released details for a new pewter collectible figurine, which features the classic Batman found in Batman #1. The dimensional pewter statue measure just under nine inches tall and the figurine is bonded to a porcelain background of the classic comic cover that first introduced Joker and Catwoman. There is also a deluxe version of the figurine available in a gold gilt finish. It is priced at $500 for the standard version or $750 for the gilt version. Both versions are expected to ship between August and October 2021. You can preorder the statue by heading over to Sideshow Collectibles.
Royal Selangor Batman #1 Pewter Collectible Figurine
The 1940 publication of Batman #1 is a milestone, presenting in a single issue not only Batman’s origin story but introducing his infamous foes The Joker and Catwoman in their first appearances! The dynamic cover is merely a foretaste of the action in the subsequent pages.
Illustrator Alan Quah and sculptor Mufizal Mokhtar, both highly respected by the international comics and collectibles communities, collaborated on this limited edition. Their homage cranks up the action in Bob Kane and Jerry Robinson’s original cover art. Excitingly realized in 3D, a spectacularly detailed pewter Batman swings across Gotham’s rooftops, accompanied by the Boy Wonder Robin on a facsimile of the original cover on bonded porcelain.
Royal Selangor Batman #1 Gilt Pewter Collectible Figurine
A homage to Bob Kane and Jerry Robinson’s original cover art, this modern take on the 1940 publication of Batman #1 highlights its landmark status, featuring not only Batman’s origin story but the debut of his infamous foes The Joker and Catwoman, all in a single issue.
The luster of 24K gold, applied as a restrained matt finish gilding onto pewter, heightens the flickering movie screen appeal of illustrator Alan Quah and sculptor Mufizal Mokhtar’s exquisite sculpture of Batman. Malaysians Quah and Mufizal, both highly respected by the international comics and collectibles communities, collaborated on this limited edition.