Fools Paradise’s Leon is back, now as “Captain J”. Now we all know who this “Captain J” is, don’t we? It is the certain legendary pirate of the Seven Seas who is a bit kind of looney from a certain pirate franchise whose lead actor has won a defamation trial. *Wink.
Anyhoo, Fools Leon // Captain J features braided hair with all kinds of trinkets, a somewhat messy get-up, a sword slung across the body, et cetera, which all point to a certain Captain with a bird species for his name. The only difference is that iconic mustache Leon appears to be very angry.
The Fools Leon Captain J Vinyl Figure is a fixed pose figure made from vinyl and PVC, and it stands about 334 mm (13 inches) tall. It will be produced in a limited run of just 499 units each going for US$280 plus shipping. Pre-ordering is happening now at doublefools.blogspot.com. The approximate ship date is sometime in Q2 of 2023.
In related news, Fools’ I Won’t Be A Robot, Lee // GID from 2017 is getting a recolor reissue. It is a two-piece Iron Man parody fixed figure that pays homage to comic legend Stan Lee too.
The figure features a half Iron Man suited beefcake nonchalantly “cooking” Lee parody character’s chicken with the suit’s repulsor. New on the redeco is a new glow-in-the-dark feature:
The new redeco/reissue I Won’t Be A Robot, Lee // GID vinyl figure set also has a limited run of 499 units, each going for US$370 plus shipping. Estimate shipping is sometime in Q2 2023.