Tenacious Toys Embraces Graffiti and Hip Hop Culture
UVD Toys and Mark Bodē are excited to launch an all new version of the Cheech Wizard! A new twist on the classic character created by his father Vaughn Bodē, RunDMCheech depicts the Cheech Wizard (6″), B-Bird (3″), and Boombox (2″) all ready to start a B-Boy session.
The RunDMCheech Tenacious Exclusive Blue Edition 6″ vinyl figure set features Cheech Wizard, the American underground comics character created by artist Vaughn Bodē on September 26, 1957. This limited edition set, which pays tribute to the 1980s icons Run-DMC, includes a high-quality and intricately detailed 6″ vinyl recreation of the beloved character, complete with a signature hat with stars and legs. A must-have for fans of graff & hip hop, b-boys and comic art aficionados.
This Tenacious Toys-exclusive blue set includes three vinyl figures and is limited to 150 pieces worldwide.
About Vaughn Bodē:
Vaughn Bodē was a visionary artist and cartoonist who left an indelible mark on the world of comic books and pop culture. Born in 1941, Bodē grew up in New York City and was exposed to the vibrant street art scene of the 1960s.
In the early 1970s, Bodē began to make a name for himself with his innovative and eye-catching comics, which were characterized by their vivid colors, intricate designs, and offbeat sense of humor. His most famous creation was the character Cheech Wizard, a mischievous and irreverent wizard who became a countercultural icon.
Bodē’s work was ahead of its time, and he quickly gained a devoted following among fans of underground comics and science fiction. He was known for his unique style, which blended elements of graffiti, calligraphy, and cartooning, and his influence can still be seen in contemporary art and design.
Tragically, Bodē’s career was cut short when he died in 1975 at the age of just 33. However, his legacy lives on, and his work continues to inspire artists and fans around the world. From his pioneering use of psychedelic art to his irreverent and subversive humor, Vaughn Bodē was a true visionary who helped to shape the culture of his time and beyond.
Company Name: Tenacious Toys
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Country: United States