Drawing inspiration from the comic books that we love and admire, the Thanos on Throne Maquette is full of subtle nods to our influences.
Art Director David Igo added: “We went back to that source material from Jim Starlin or from Ron Lim to find those key aspects to the character…that make them who they are, and try to evolve the design.”Imposing, confident, and aggressive, Thanos is one of the most menacing of all the villains in the Marvel Universe, and every inch of our design was developed to convey that barely contained hostility.
Concept Artist Zac Roane added: “His bodysuit and armor had to be otherworldly. It was either grown or crafted by master space artisans. His armor, his crown, the design language we used was all about aggression. He’s intimidating. He should look unsafe to touch!”
Sideshow’s team spent almost two and a half years designing and sculpting this extremely detailed piece, and the pose and gesture played an enormous role in conveying the power and menace of Thanos.
Zac said: “Thanos has a presence. He isn’t resting or at ease. He has purpose. He owns this. He owns everything!”
Sculptor, Will Harbottle added: “[his gesture is] an homage to the cover of Infinity Gauntlet 4. It’s one of my favorite moments in all of comic history. He’s on the cover, floating in space and he’s saying – ‘come and get me’! We wanted to reference that awesome moment. “
During the design and sculpt process, the throne of Thanos became almost a character in its own right.
Concept Artist JP Mavinga said: “He’s got a huge physical presence, but what’s interesting is most of the time he’s depicted sitting, so you get a sense that he’s very powerful…”
- Sideshow Collectibles
- Alex Pascenko (Design)
- Jean-Paul Mavinga (Design)
- Daniel Staig
- Casey Love (Paint)
- Zac Roane (Design)
- Kris Anka (Design)
- Will Harbottle (Sculpt)
- Zane Yarbrough (Design)
- Stjepan Sejic (Design)
- Factor 31 (Rapid Prototyping)
- SixMoreVodka (Design)
- Justice Joseph (Sculpt)
- Brenton Henriques
- The Sideshow Design and Development Team
ADDITIONAL DETAILS & DIMENSIONS
- Product Size
- Height: 21.5″ (546.1 mm) | Width: 18″ (457.2 mm) | Depth: 13.5″ (342.9 mm) | Weight: 35.00 lbs (15.88 kg)
- Box Size
- Height: 25.00″ (635 mm) | Width: 27.00″ (685.8 mm) | Depth: 29.00″ (736.6 mm) |
- Dimensional Weight
- 86.00 lbs (39.01 kg) [Intl. 141.00 lbs (63.96 kg)]
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