118/365- Poison Ivy

When I was a kid I loved Batman the Animated Series, ever since my love of Batman (well of Joker really) got rekindled I’ve been slowly collecting various toys/figures/statues with a particular focus on stuff from the animated series. Some of the stuff is easier to find than others, I’d actually seen this Poison Ivy  statue in a few stores before getting this one from Wonderland Comics so she was easy but others are proving quite vexing. I have Poison Ivy number 16 of 2100.
118/365- Poison Ivy Statue
This statue of Poison Ivy is lovely and it’s a great representation of her animated series character design but the pose is kind of odd and can be very limiting when it comes to photography.
As much as I love this statue, I hate that her hand just kind of disappears into her hair it just seems so lazy to me.

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4 Responses to 118/365- Poison Ivy

  1. Scarlet Kira says:

    I love Poison Ivy. Could never really decide between her and Catwoman.
    At first, I thought maybe you could see her hand on the back of her head but it just disappears. That is lazy but it’s a nice figurine.

    • kleintoys says:

      I think Harley Quinn will always be my favorite but Poison Ivy is a very close second.

      I was surprised as I had only ever seen a front view of this figure, every single photo of it I could find was taken from the same angle to mask the disappearing hand. I still like the statue quite a bit but it would have been that much more awesome if it wasn’t effectively missing a hand.

  2. lovelyduckie says:

    LOL ok I admit the hand being “buried” in her hair like that looks a bit unnatural. I loved the Poison Ivy episode where they show how she became a villain, although my all time favorite episode is seeing Harley Quinn turn. I loved that she was originally such a serious psychologist (?) in the asylum Joker was kept in.

    • kleintoys says:

      The origin episodes were always pretty well handled in the Batman animated series. The Harley Quinn episode is Mad Love. The self-titled Harley Quinn series kind of implies she was already pretty warped before she went to Arkham as a psychiatrist, I think it was partially why the series ended up being canceled as no one seemed to like that theory.

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