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Do You Want to Look at Amazingly Accurate Painted Dolls of Anna and Elsa From Frozen?

OK, so it’s not anywhere close to the same meter as “Do You Want to Build a Snowman?,” but cut me some slack, OK? DeviantARTist lulemee has also done realistic repaints of other Disney princess dolls—and one Disney villain, The Little Mermaid‘s Vanessa—which you can see behind the jump.

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If Iron Man Was A Monster High Doll. And Also A Woman.

The proportions on this Monster High version of Iron Man are obviously a bit drastic, but then, so are all Monster High dolls. Chris Hooton (aka Sabretooth) modified a standard retail release to create this Monster High Avenger he dubbed “Iron Girl.” Something tells me, if Marvel actually made a merchandising deal with Mattel, these would sell like hot cakes. But for now, click ahead to find out how much this one sold for on Ebay.

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Bloody Good Fun

Badass Michonne Barbie Is Badass

Peewee Parker on Flickr crafts dozens of fashion dolls of all shades, but this one is perhaps the most dangerous. Check out a another shot of it here.

Previously in The Walking Dead

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Real Or Not Real?

Man Repaints Catching Fire Katniss Barbie So It Looks Exactly Like Jennifer Lawrence

We posted the spectacular Noel Cruz’s work before. He has a knack for turning what are terribly disappointing depictions of actors’ doll counterparts and creating what could almost be a mirror image. His latest masterpiece? Jennifer Lawerence’s Katniss Everdeen. Check out a few more shots and find out how you can own it after the jump. 

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DO WANT

10-Year-Old Girl Petitions For American Girl Doll With Wheelchair

Melissa Shang is ten years old and she has more American Girl dolls than I ever had (read: none). But she’s not satisfied. Shang, who has Muscular Dystrophy, would love for Mattel to create an American Girl doll who uses a wheelchair.

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Things We Saw Today

Things We Saw Today: It Looks Like Superman Flew Too Close To The Red Sun

Artists Steve Lawler and Eric Foenander are responsible for this Dalí-esque Superman sculpture, titled “Nobody can save us…” and located at the Singapore Art Museum. (via Neatorama)

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David Bowie Is A Scary Monster. I Mean, A Scary Doll.

Correction. Several scary dolls. E.V. Svetova aka Katyok on DeviantArt, has created amazingly life-like dolls based on the many looks of David Bowie. (Remember those other realistic dolls?) They are absolutely not for sale with one exception. She writes, “Unless you are David Bowie, I cannot make a custom Bowie doll for you. Please, accept my apologies.” And in case you were wondering, yes, there is a Jareth version…

(via Badass Digest)

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Jem’s Holograms Get New Collectible Dolls From Hasbro

When we first posted the new collectible Jem dolls from Hasbro and Integrity Toys, many (myself included) wondered when we’d see Shana, Aja, and Kimber. The wait is over, Series 2 features Jem’s Holograms in all their bright-haired glory! I am now hotly anticipating Series 3, which I can only guess will be the evil band and Jem adversaries, The Misfits. I wonder what Christy Marx, Jem creator and current DC Comics writer, thinks of the comeback?

(via Comics Alliance)

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Holy Rusted Metal Batman!

Bane Gets Back-Breaking Poses In His Lifelike TDKR Hot Toys Figure

Besides the artist who repaints character dolls, I’d probably say Hot Toys does the best job at replicating an actor’s precise looks in doll form. Their Loki, based on Tom Hiddleston’s character in The Avengers, still takes the cake for me but their recently revealed Bane from The Dark Knight Rises also does a pretty great job looking like actor Tom Hardy. This is also the first Hot Toys figure I’ve seen with its shirt off, which is vaguely uncomfortable. You’ll see why…

(Hot Toys on Facebook via MTV Splash Page)

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Man Repaints Harry Potter, Twilight, LOTR Dolls To Spectacularly Realistic Effect

Have you ever been really excited to pick up an action figure or collectible doll only to look at the face and go, “meh?” (Except for that Tom Hiddleston/Loki doll, good god.) While the creators of these figures usually spend a lot of time coming up with something that looks similar to the actor who played the part, they’ve got nothing on Noel Cruz. He painstakingly repaints the faces of some already pricey dolls (Hot Toys, Tonner, etc.) to give them the realistic look we all wanted in the first place. If you like what you see, you can try and commission one from him but prepare yourself – 12 inch dolls start at $1000. He does a lot of pop-culture work but take a look at what he’s done with the characters from Harry Potter, Twilight, The Lord of the Rings, and more.

(via Jezebel)

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