Two Foot Tall Dr. Robotnik Statue Terrorizes Blue Hedgehog And Friends

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After several years of pumping out statues based on classic Sonic the Hedgehog heroes and maybe one metallic henchman, First 4 Figures finally gives them a big baddie to stand up to. Towering over those fine furry friends, Dr. Ivo "Eggman" Robonik is here.

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I'm not eexaggerating about the towering bit either. First 4 Figures' take on the classic villain was crafted to be in scale with the rest of the Sonic line, so those little hedgehogs, foxes, echidnas and whatnot will need to move to a taller shelf to battle the big bad mustache ball.

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I worry about those spindly legs. They seem like a real weak point. I'm sure they're reinforced somehow — First 4 Figures wouldn't be asking $399 for a statue that's going to break the moment it's pulled out of the box.

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Rather than do the customary exclusive edition, Ivo here only gets a single release, limited to 1,000 pieces and shipping in the second quarter of 2015. He does, however, have two sets of hands. The bare ones...

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...and the ones holding a pair of Infinity Gems. Okay fine, Chaos Emeralds. But Infinity Gems. Look, if I'm going to pay $400 for a statue, they are Infinity Gems.

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I would buy this on the principal alone that they actually used the correct name. Robotnik is the only true name of Sonic's nemesis. Also, this statue looks amazing too!