Check out Prime 1's intimidating new The Dark Knight Returns 30th anniversary statue

Frank Milller's The Dark Knight Returns is what lured me into the comic book realm in the mid-'80s and instilled in me a profound sense of what the medium could evoke and inspire.  The image of a grizzled, burnt-out Bruce Wayne standing in the glare of a Gotham streetlight while surrounded by punks, a vicious gleam in his eyes while he welcomes the violence he so yearns for in middle-aged retirement is one seared indelibly into my brain.  Just in time for that seminal graphic novel's 30th anniversary comes this grimacing Dark Knight collector statue from Prime 1 Studio.  Cast in premium polystone and detailed to gritty perfection, Batman stands in post-combat posture, bloodied, torn and scarred from his epic rumble with the Mutants.  

But perfection doesn't come cheap, and packaged with a sniper rifle, batarang, alternate gauntlet arms and normal head sculpt, this fierce, 33-inch fellow will set you back $969.  Prime 1 Studio is offering two versions of their hulking hero, one with a third relaxed portrait and swappable hand with multiple batarangs in an edition of 800, and a regular edition of 1500.  Both are priced the same, come with a custom stone base carved with the defeated Mutant leader and are available for pre-order now for delivery in summer of 2017.

Have a peek at this imposing Dark Knight statue in the full gallery below and tell us if you're willing to pony up a cool $1000 to grab one.

(Via Flickering Myth)

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