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Robert Burden’s Toy Box: Giant Paintings of Your Favorite Childhood Action Figures

As of late, Hollywood has been cashing in by tarnishing everything that we found holy as children, so it was refreshing to stumble upon the work of Robert Burden.

Burden is a San Francisco artist who has made a name for himself by creating elaborate paintings of action figures.

That’s right, he’s taken childhood favorites from Thunder Cats, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, He-Ma, GI Joe and Voltron and transformed them into magnificent pieces of art. What’s great about his work is that they’re able to tap into your inner child, all while not making you ashamed to hang them up into your adult pad.

Burden, like most us, loved and was amazed with action figures as a kid. Then that thing called growing up happened and he became a little less amazed by them. Burden then became “motivated by the amorphous line that is drawn between imagination and reality,” and well the rest, as they say, is history.

Do yourself a favor and check out his site, Robert Burden’s Toy Box, and yes, you an actually buy his paintings as well, but it will cost you a pretty penny.

Battle Cat

Battlecat

The Penguin

The Penguin

Blanka

Blanka

The Riddler

The Riddler

Stargate

Stargate

Snowman of Hook Mountain

Snowman

Serpentor

Serpentor

Voltron

Voltron

Hulk Hogan

Hulk Thumbwrestler

Krang

Krang

Foot Soldier

Foot Soldier

Captain America

Captain America

Quicksilver

Quicksilver

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  1. Rhawk187 says:

    The Captain America in the coffin still makes me sad. Haven't gotten around to reading Reborn yet.

  2. Grunt Wars says:

    Seeing that guy in such detail, I now remember why I hate the Foot Clan so much!

  3. aadsf says:

    gay

    • Jasper says:

      So what is your talent besides being a shit heel douche bag aadsf… What's that, nothing…exactly what i thought….. Go kill yourself… and please don't breed.

  4. joseph says:

    i want the voltron. i was totally into that show/toys as a kid. i would hang it on the ceiling over my bed.