If you haven’t seen this bust yet then take a look below! LEGENDARY makeup effects artist Rick Baker has teamed up with the creative minds at DC Collectibles to bring us a Joker collectible like no other. Perhaps it’s the horrific look of this bust that gets me and I think that’s exactly what sets it aside from what others have done in the past. Well DC Collectibles is reacting to the feedback they’ve been receiving since the reveal at Toy Fair and they have decided to create an Ultimate version of the masterpiece. Check out all of the details in the official release from DC Collectibles below!
DC COLLECTIBLES ANNOUNCES NEW ULTIMATE EDITION OF THE JOKER BUST BY RICK BAKER
Capitalizing on the immense excitement for The Joker Bust by Oscar-winning special makeup effects artist, Rick Baker, DC Collectibles will create an ultra-exclusive variant design of the spine-chilling bust that is sure to please both Baker’s most dedicated fans and collectors alike. Announced today, DC Collectibles will produce 50 pieces of the Clown Prince of Crime using Baker’s original molds, offering fans an ultimate edition bust that is just one step removed from the Academy Award winner’s original creation.
The new variant bust showcases Baker’s original black paint design for The Joker’s shirt, offering an alternative look to the standard version’s orange shirt. The variant edition measures the same 1:1 scale as the standard version, and the limited quantity will be carved out of the already announced 200 production run. Each variant bust will be numbered 1 to 50 and contain a certificate of authenticity hand-signed by Baker. Fans can bring home this ultimate edition masterpiece in October 2018 at an MSRP of $1500.00.
The standard version of The Joker Bust by Rick Baker will also hit shelves in October 2018, and each piece will be numbered from 1 to 150. The MSRP of the standard bust is $1000.00.
About Rick Baker and The Joker Bust
Rick Baker is one of Hollywood’s most celebrated special makeup effects artists and is best known for his work on Hollywood blockbusters such as An American Werewolf in London, Men in Black, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Planet of the Apes, Gremlins 2: The New Batch, Star Wars, the Thriller music video, among others. Having retired from the entertainment industry in 2015, Baker is now bringing his monster-making talent to one of DC’s most iconic Super-Villains, The Joker, and will bring to life his haunting take of the character as a high-end, life-size bust. Produced by DC Collectibles, The Joker Bust by Rick Baker is designed, sculpted and painted by Baker and will hit shelves in October 2018.