& IMAGE TEAM TO PRESENT HAMMER OF THE GODS MODI STATUE
Michael Avon Oeming
and Mark Obie Wheatley's epic HAMMER OF THE GODS has captured
the imagination of countless readers since its Image Comics
debut, and will soon be headed to movie theaters everywhere.
Dynamic Forces and Image Comics are proud to present the first
HAMMER OF THE GODS statue, sculpted and painted by Andrew
Wiernicki under the careful eye of series creator and statue
designer Michael Avon Oeming.
collectible statue is based on the book's lead character,
Modi, the super-human Viking hero who goes to war with the
Norse Gods, whom Modi feels have abandoned their loyal followers.
The Modi statue
rests on a base constructed from a fallen foe, and stands
5 1/4" long, 3 1/2" wide, and a full 6" tall.
Michael Avon Oeming considers the statue to be something of
a dream come true.
did Andrew Wiernicki (check spelling) bring Modi to life in
this statue," notes Oeming. "But we wrote it into
the final HAMMER OF THE GODS story because it was so strong.
Any fan of Hammer or mythology will love it!"
According to Dynamic
Forces president Nick Barrucci, the opportunity to collaborate
with Oeming, Wheatley and Wiernicki on the statue was too
good to pass up.
this crew has been a blast, and the results are really spectacular.
Oeming and Wheatley have created a true classic in HAMMER
OF THE GODS ," says Barrucci. "Now, Oeming and Wiernicki
have truly brought Modi to life and created a classic piece
of their own with this statue."
The Modi statue
coincides with the release of the HAMMER OF THE GODS, VOL.
2: BACK FROM THE DEAD trade paperback, which collects all
three issues of the acclaimed HAMMER OF THE GODS: HAMMER TAKES
CHINA miniseries, and includes several brand new stories.
Both the HAMMER
OF THE GODS: MODI STATUE and HAMMER OF THE GODS, VOL. 2: BACK
FROM THE DEAD TP are solicited in the May issue of Diamond
PREVIEWS, and will be in stores together on July 20.