Man Of Vinyl…

This 15″ tall vinyl statue with cloth cape was produced by Hamilton Gifts in 1988, not long after the release of Superman IV.  Resembling an oversize Super Powers figure the likeness owes more to Jose Garcia Lopez line art than his cinematic counterpart. Part of a range that included similar comic-book treatments of Batman (and Spider-man)The figures came with white metal stands and were articulated at the shoulders. Interestingly, recasts of this sculpt (minus stand and featuring slap-dash paintjobs) were sold in Warner Bros. Stores for many years later until their demise…