Star Ace Talos 30cm Vinyl Model Kit
The Star Ace Vinyl Model series has begun at last! In celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the master of movie stop motion animation, Ray Harryhausen, Star Ace is proud to release the Greek hero Jason encountered the giant Bronze monster Talos when one of his crew stole from the treasure the giant guarded. Chased by the 70-meter-tall giant, Jason’s ship was a plucked from the water by Talos and the sailors had to jump for their lives.
Traditionally sculpted by the artisans of the famed creature shop of Kaibutsuya, this detailed Talos statue is made from soft vinyl and stands 32cm tall. Each piece is hand-painted to look like it has an ancient Bronze finish. He is posed with his sword in one hand and bending over to pull the ship out of the water, the boat is supported by a sculpted water splash.
This model kit will be limited edition on 400 pcs. Shipping in Feburary 2023, this is the TALOS you’ve been waiting for!
Size: Figure: 30cm tall, 26cm wide, 25cm deep.
Release date: Q1 2023.
Star Ace Ray Harryhausen Homunculus Polyresin Statue
The Homunculus is a small creature created by an evil sorcerer to do his bidding. It’s vaguely human shaped with bat like wings and a gargoyle face. The tiny demon acts as a spy for the villain, reporting on the hero’s actions and trying to thwart them at every turn.
Star Ace has recreated the Homunculus that Ray Harryhausen brought to the screen. Sculpted by the artisans at Kaibutsuya, this polyresin statue is approximately 30cm tall with a wingspan of 32cm.
The Deluxe version of the statue comes with a polyresin diorama base featuring the magic golden amulet.
Size: Figure: 30cm tall, 32cm wide, 28cm deep. Base: 3cm tall, 23cm wide, 21.5cm deep.
Release date: Q1 2023.
Price: Deluxe: $398.99, Standard: $318.99.
Star Ace Limited Edition Kraken Polyresin Bust
The mighty Kraken is a giant and fearsome sea monster sent by the gods to destroy mortals that have defied them. This is the first bust in the Ray Harryhausen line from Star Ace and stands an impressive 45 cm tall.
Based on the large-scale filming model used for shooting close-ups, this terrifying beast of a bust has an authentic likeness and is hand painted to bring out the detail. Made of Polyresin it stands on a display base decorated with the stylized waves of the sea from which the monster rises. An informative plaque adorns the base.
Shipping in Q1 2023, this is your favorite Ray Harryahusen items that you’ve been waiting for!
Size: 45cm tall, 37cm wide, 35cm deep.
Limited to 500 pieces worldwide.
Retail price: $669.00. Pre-order here (Star Ace) and other retailers.
X-Plus is releasing the Vampirella Jose Gonzalez Edition 1/8 Plastic Model Kit, based on comic cover art of Vampirella comic No. 19 "Super Special Issue". This kit unpainted and unassembled kit stands 23cm once assembled, features a skull base, and retails for 5,499 yen. It can be pre-ordered from multiple retailers soon with scheduled release Jan 2023.
Star Ace is releasing the Gwangi Soft Vinyl Model Kit, as they have with many other Ray Harryhausen figures. It stands nearly 12 inches tall, is 12 pieces, and will retail for $94.99. It can be pre-ordered now from multiple stores with release scheduled for Feb 2023. (Note this is the standard version no base or Pteranodon wing)
Ray Harryhausen brought to life many mythical creatures and none are more memorable than the Gorgon, Medusa. With her snake-like tail and hideous head with snakes for hair, just one glance at this terrifying creature will turn any hero into stone.
Star Ace has recreated the Harryhausen Medusa puppet as a 30cm tall soft vinyl statue. She is posed ready to loose an arrow as she stares down the hero invading her sanctum. Sculpted by the renowned artisans at Kaibutsuya, each piece is meticulously hand painted.
The Deluxe version comes with a polyresin diorama base depicting a flaming brazier and the remains of one of her enemies, turned to stone.
Price: $388.99 (Deluxe), $298.99 (Standard)
Release date: Q4 2022
Star Ace Ray Harryhausen Centaur Vinyl Statue
Ray Harryhausen created the one-eyed centaur to be a menacing monster, his giant club at the ready to take on heroes and other dangerous creatures.
Star Ace has recreated the Harryhausen puppet as a 33cm tall soft vinyl statue, posed in mid-battle. Sculpted by the renowned artisans at Kaibutsuya, each piece is meticulously hand painted.
The Deluxe version comes with a polyresin diorama base depicting the floor of the Centaur’s cave.
CENTAUR STAUTE: APPROXIMATELY L 260MM x W 100MM x H 320MM/DIORAMA BASE (DX): APPROXIMATELY L 295MM x W 200MM x H 100MM
RELEASE DATE: Q4, 2022
RETAIL PRICE: $334.99 (DELUXE), $223.99 (STANDARD)
Star Ace has announced the Ray Harryhausen Kraken Model Kit, this vinyl model kit is the same sculpt as the figure but in unassembled and unpainted form. It stands 13.77" tall and is 21.25" long, nearly 30 pieces, it will retail for $199. It can be pre-ordered now from multiple retailers with release scheduled for Q4 2022.
Star Ace has announced the Minaton 50cm Polyresin Statue, the statue will come in three versions, Deluxe, Special, and Normal. The deluxe and special include unique extras, and those extras can be purchased separately. Check out the details below.
Star Ace Minaton 50cm Polyresin Statue
The servant of an evil sorceress, the Minaton is a great bronze automaton that exists only to serve the will of its master. Powered by a clockwork heart, this large metal Minotaur has the strength of many men and towers over normal humans.
Created by stop-motion genius Ray Harryhausen, this detailed replica of the animation puppet is 50cm (20”) tall and carries his huge spear held in his right hand.
Traditionally sculpted by the artisans of the famed creature shop of Kaibutsuya, this detailed Minaton statue is made from polyresin and stands 50cm tall (60cm with display base). Each piece is hand-painted to look like it has a Bronze finish.
The Special version of this statue includes the statue and a framed 12cm replica of the Minaton as a companion piece.
The Deluxe version of the statue includes a 1:1 scale prop replica of the Minaton heart with battery operated lights and moving parts.
The framed replica and the Minaton heart are available separately.
Price: Standard $394.99, Special $454.99, Deluxe $548.99, Minaton Heart $225.99, Framed Sculpture $87.99.
Release date: Q1 2023
Star Ace/X-Plus is releasing the 1/35 Scale Series Cyclops Plastic Model Kit. This unassembled, unpainted kit stands 23cm once completed, it features the Cyclops with club, cage with prisoner, base with name plate, and it retails for $75. It can be pre-ordered from Star Ace and other retailers with release scheduled for Sept 2022.