Dave Bondi usually works behind the scenes, sculpting some of the most well-known toys of the past decade, but occasionally releases his own designs. Following up on Akashi, his mashup between Mickey Mouse and Super Mario, Bondi will be releasing Astronocchio at the DKE Toys booth at SDCC 2014. Combining wooden puppet with metal android, the tribute makes it clear how similar Astro Boy and Pinnochio are, not just in terms of backstory, but in character design as well.
This piece will be an SDCC exclusive, so hit up the DKE booth if you're at Comic-Con. Check out more of Bondi's work here.
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