Sideshow Collectibles has released photos and info for the upcoming DC Comics The Joker – Gotham City Nightmare Statue. The second release in the collection joins the previously revealed Batman Statue. The 20″ tall statue is appropriately horrifying, with a stylized horror themed look. the Joker stands atop a vat of chemicals, with his gag boutonniere in hand, ready to spray the Dark Knight with his acid. A Sideshow Exclusive version will be available as well. This version includes an interchangeable head sculpt with an even more horrifying portrait. Pre-orders go live on Thursday. See details below and read on for the photos.
Sideshow is thrilled to present The Joker Statue, the next twisted face in the Gotham City Nightmare collection, which dares to ask, what would the familiar faces of Gotham become when viewed through eyes filled with fear?
“We took the insanity of The Joker and made his entire makeup a tableaux of bas-relief Easter eggs of his entire existence,” Creative Director Tom Gilliland explained.
The Joker Statue measures 20” tall, emerging from a chemical vat filled with venomous green acid. Beneath copper-colored pipes, the architecture for Gotham City can be seen laying the groundwork for the rise of this nightmarish Clown Prince of Crime.
“All it takes is one bad day” to make The Joker Statue your most frightening nightmare yet! This intricate statue is bursting with brilliant details revealing just what makes The Joker who he is, sculpted in polystone with vinyl and PVC elements. From Ace Chemicals to the famed Arkham Asylum as his backbone, The Joker Statue will keep you captivated by the horror as you search for references to the some of the villain’s most infamous moments.
“We wanted a very organic collage of all the elements of The Joker’s life and his character intermeshed into his body,” Sculptor Paul Komoda added.
Spot Harley Quinn and Red Hood, a school of Joker Fish and freakish faces, and homages to artists like Jim Lee, Frank Miller, Dave McKean, and more all wrapped up in this warped vision of the Clown Prince of Crime. Can you find all the hidden secrets? Lean in closer, but beware The Joker as he offers you a gag flower- or else the joke may be on you!
The Exclusive edition of The Joker comes with a swap-out portrait revealing another face of his nightmarish insanity, with a closed mouth and curled green hair. The Exclusive edition also includes a small pedestal for displaying the alternate portrait, a jack-in-the-box bubbling over with noxious chemicals.
Pair The Joker Statue with the Batman Statue from Gotham City Nightmare to capture the epic struggle of these two legendary foes like never before!
Have the last laugh and add The Joker Statue from Gotham City Nightmare to your collection today.
Pre-orders for The Joker Statue begin on Thursday, April 19th between 12pm-3pm PST. The Exclusive edition will be priced at $535.00 and the Collector edition will be priced at $520.00.