Titan Merchandising announced this week the newest bust in the Star Trek Masterpiece Collection: Data.
The Lt. Commander’s bust is 8” tall, 5″ wide, and is 3/4 length of the character.
Data joins the already announced Captain James T. Kirk and Captain Jean Luc Picard busts. Data is expected to be in stores by April 2012 in time for the 25th Anniversary celebration of Star Trek: The Next Generation.
Entertainment Earth has preorders available on this limited edition item for $79.99.
Description from Entertainment Earth:
• Brent Spiner is Lieutenant Commander Data!
• The sentient android from Star Trek: The Next Generation.
• Every detail is captured in this astonishing three-quarter length bust!
• Limited edition.
To preorder, visit Entertainment Earth.
Maria Jose and John Tenuto are both sociology professors at the College of Lake County in Grayslake, Illinois, specializing in popular culture and subculture studies. The Tenutos have conducted extensive research on Star Trek’s history, and have been invited to present at venues such as Creation Conventions, ReedPOP’s official Star Trek 50th Anniversary Convention, the St. Louis Science Center, and to the towns of Riverside, Iowa (future birthplace of Captain James T. Kirk) and Vulcan, Alberta, Canada. They have appeared in episodes of the Netflix TV show “The Toys that Made Us” and in the Decades Network documentary “Through the Decades: Star Wars 40th Anniversary.” They’ve written for the official Star Trek Magazine and their research has been featured on BBC Radio, WGN News, CBS News, and in the USA Today and WIRED Magazine.