The 1966 Batmobile and Serenity Spaceship As Lego ‘Boxcars’
Here at ComicsAlliance, we've mentioned our love of Lego pretty often, especially Angus MacClane's "CubeDude" building style that lends itself so perfectly to stylized versions of super-heroes. Now, builder Reasonably Clever Chris is attempting to add his own twist on the new style with what he calls "BoxCars": CubeDude style vehicles:
And they are awesome.
Applying the super-deformed style to the 1966 Batmobile works really well, especially given Chris's attention to detail, recreating everything from the signature fins to the flames in the atomic turbine:
The Batman paired with it isn't actually a "proper" CubeDude figure -- it's a CubeDude head mounted on a special "body" designed to fit in the car -- but it still makes a pretty great companion piece.
And the same goes for his take on Serenity, the starship from -- oh, who am I kidding? You're reading a comics news site. You know what this is from:
Unlike the Batmobile, Serenity wasn't built to house any of the figures, but it's still pretty great. There are plenty more pictures in the creator's photostream, including a shot of Serenity with CubeDude versions of the entire "Firefly" cast, so check it out!