In 1966 Bob Dylan toured for the first time using an electric guitar, his core fans revolted some threatening violence and he was considered by many as a traitor to his music. Of course not everyone felt this and he also received praise for the step so I feel Bob Dylan fits the role of Anti-hero rather well.
Mind you if I had researched what he wore before ordering the figure I am fairly sure I would have picked something else, it was a bugger to paint and repaint and strip and repaint. I had a devil of a time trying to get the pattern right and in the end settled for close-ish.
He was listed as 30mm but here he is against a Foundry cowboy so he is a rather tall 30mm. Made of resin in two parts he took only a little cleaning up and went together with only a small grinding of teeth.
Here is a photo of that damned suit, the guitar I painted is one of the ones he used on that tour. I hope the choice was not too left field and Curt forgives me my little joke.
When I saw this come in I almost dropped out of my chair laughing. For those who do not know the story, last year AlanD created, as his 'Curtgeld', a Bob Dylan vignette inspired from the movie 'Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid' (where Dylan played the character 'Alias'). I loved Alan's vignette but had to come clean that I really can't stand Bob Dylan (whom I often call 'The Nasal Drip with Ray-bans'). So when Ian sent in this figure I thought he was taking the p*ss out of me - which is all fine and good. But when I sent him a followup note congratulating him, he admitted he'd completely forgotten about the 'Alias' vignette and submitted this one innocently. Hilarious! So, I really can't get away from this little guy, he just keeps showing up, literally!
Anyway, thanks so much Ian! This is brilliant. I can't wait to put him in with the other Antiheroes that are massing in my display cabinet (who knows, maybe he'll learn how to sing).
'A Haaaard Raiiiin Gonna Fall...'