Over the weekend various toy blogs were buzzing over this image: the first prototype to leak out from the agreement between Ashley Wood’s 3A Toys and Marvel, as announced in February. And it’s pretty much exactly how you’d expect Iron Man to look after being redesigned by the man who created Popbot. Eventually, the official 3A blog released this clearer version of the teaser.
Rufus Dayglo has been relatively quiet since leaving the Tank Girl franchise in early 2011, but he’s been regularly trailing a new series, Solid Gold Death Mask, on his blog/Tumblr for a while now. The new series looks like it’s not a million miles away stylistically from his work on Alan Martin’s signature character, and Dayglo’s sterling work there (six volumes’ worth over four years) means I’m eagerly anticipating his next move.