Evangeline Ghastly from Wilde Imagination & Tonner. She’s ball-jointed and resin… is this a first for Tonner? Slated for Summer 2007 release.
The weather on the night of Evangeline’s birth was as expected. The wind was howling, the moon was full, and the doctor was unavailable.
And so begins the story of Evangeline Ghastl™. With a mysterious diary entry, a pet skunk named Mouette, and fashions right out of a Victorian novel, Evangeline is definitely…..a whole other story!
Introducing Evangeline Ghastly™ – the new 19″ resin ball jointed doll from Wilde Imagination. Created by Joe Petrollese and sculpted by award-winning artist and designer Robert Tonner, Evangeline is what most people would call unfortunate; she likes to think of it as misunderstood….(click here to go to Evangeline’s website)
And at 19″ Ellowyne Wilde’s new little friend is rather imposing. It is hard to tell if she is as big headed as Ellowyne. Totally different face sculpt esthetic, appears to be a different line entirely. I really like the sculpt, kind of a catty-eyed gene marshall type, though her eyes seem a little wonky in that picture, probably due to the fact they are changeable inset. Her hands look awesome. Again, the story premise supporting her is a little on the “um…” side, and hints at her lack of intelligence (wtf? is that supposed to appeal? to whom?). The tale picks up in 1928 and she’s from Ipswich, England. I see a lovely wardrobe, albeit generi-goff, more victorian inspired than art deco in nature… she must be an old fashioned vamp, er… girl.
I know I’m fussy, but I ♥ spooky dolls. That’s how I found super dollfie, dontcha know! By doing my usual “goth doll” search on ebay. I think they need Elder-goth marketing expertise. There’s a little bit too much, um… Cher Goth meets Vampira, perhaps? I dunno, a lack of subtlety. Hey, maybe they’re going for the classic Hollywood Vampire, the technicolor proto-hystorical wardrobe. That’d be cool.
I’ll probably love her when she’s released though. Vive le Spook!