In today’s economy, it’s all about value. Well, Gentle Giant Ltd. is inadvertently bringing Marvel Comics fans a huge deal with the announcement of their latest Mini Bust: Moon Knight! Sure, it might look like just one legless vigilante, but readers know that this is so much more thanks to Moon Knight’s struggle with fully-developed multiple personalities. That’s right, when you buy Moon Knight you also get Mark Spector, Steven Grant, & Jake Lockley. But wait, there’s more! With the revelations in the latest 12-issue comic book run from Brian Bendis and Alex Maleev, you’ll also have the imaginary personas of Wolverine, Captain America, Spider-Man, and (latecomer) Iron Man! That’s a whole lotta crazy for one collectible!
The styling for this Moon Knight Mini Bust is based on his original werewolf-hunting days, back when times were simpler and he hadn’t found out that a time-traveling Hawkeye invented his weaponry in ancient Egypt. Yeah, that last bit is totally true. Comic history is a fun, and beloved, convoluted mess– just like Moon Knight! Read on for all the info on this bust, along with a photo gallery.
Moon Knight Mini Bust
Release Date: Q4 2012
When mercenary Marc Spector was double-crossed and left for dead by a corrupt employer in the sands of Egypt, his spirit encountered Khonshu, the Egyptian god of the moon. Khonshu made Marc an offer he couldn’t refuse – a second chance at life in exchange for working as Khonshu’s avatar on Earth. Restored to life, Marc Spector donned a silver cloak and cowl and swore to fight evil, becoming Moon Knight!
Rendered in high quality polystone, Gentle Giant is proud to bring to you the classic Moon Knight, as designed by creators Doug Moench and Don Perlin. This dramatic piece features Moon Knight, his cape flowing behind him, wielding one of his signature crescent darts. Poetry in motion, this mini bust is hand-painted and individually numbered and comes with a matching certificate of authenticity. Make Mine Marvel!
The Moon Knight Mini Bust is currently up for preorder on Gentle Giant’s website, and it looks like Marc Spector can be yours for around $70.00. Of course, like Moon Knight, you can pretend he’s whoever you want him to be.
Now for more photos!
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