Thursday, January 26, 2012

Deadpool Bust Bank by Monogram Products

In the midst of all the Iron Man, Wolverine, and Spiderman collectibles I found something I never expected to find in a million years sitting right there on the shelf. A Deadpool bank. You see when it comes to superhero banks companies like Marvel or DC bet on the big names. The ones with movies, a cartoon, or a video game. It will be a character a child would have seen and begged his mother for a toy of or put on a Halloween costume of. NOT Deadpool.

But here it is, a bust of everyone's favorite merc-with-a-mouth. This bank is a bust of him that stands 7" tall and is made of hollow, rotocast plastic for the most part. His swords and guns are individually sculpted from harder plastic and permanently glued on. This gives them a much more detailed look than if they were part of the same body sculpt and they stand out great.

Speaking of the sculpt, Deadpool's is immaculate. From muscles, veins, creases, and belt pouches, its all there. His face is really well done and I wouldn't be surprised if someone used it for a 12" custom. Admittedly the sculpt is a bit soft in certain joining areas being a child's toy bank and needing to be one hollow section to hold money but IT'S A DEADPOOL BANK. Do you understand what I'm saying?

This isn't a character a child would normally read comics about. He's violent, crazy, and shoots people for fun. But now any kid can drop their loose change in the slot located on his back to save up for their own katana. There's no articulation but that's a given when it comes to busts. The paint is fairly cleanly done, tho I would have liked to see his belt pouches painted brown or black. Grab your brush and get to it.

LOOK AT IT. THIS IS A DEADPOOL BANK. How many times do I need to say it? My entire review could just be that one sentence and it would explain everything you need to know. But to recap it's a 7" tall hollow, rotocast vinyl bank. Drop coins in his back. Turn the plug to take them out. What's the verdict? BUY THE DANG THING. You don't see Deadpool merchandise anywhere! It's got a great sculpt, nice paint apps, and it's DEADPOOL. Head over to our sponsor Big Bad Toy Store to preorder it or head over to Amazon to snag one. If you're lucky you can find it at Toys R Us but every one I've been to they've instantly sold out of it. Yeah, it's a Deadpool bank folks. And it's about time!

1 comment:

Liko said...

Those belt pouches are just BEGGING for brown leather paint!