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Q: What is the history of Homies?
A: Homies Figures Los Angeles — In 1998 artist David Gonzales had released the first set of his popular miniature Chicano figures, the Homies, but by May 1999 his first set of 6 figures was receiving strong negative backlash about the Chicano representations in his art.
Q: Are the 6 Homies real people?
A: Gonzales stated that the figures are real people from his experiences, people from the community and people he grew up with. Other criticism suggested that the original 6 Homies figures were gang-related and promoted a violent lifestyle.
Q: How many retired figures are in the Homies Series 1?
A: Price and other details may vary based on product size and color. Homies Series 1 – Complete Set of 6 Retired Figures! . Only 1 left in stock – order soon.
Q: Are Homies collectibles legit?
A: Currently, Gonzalez has released four series that have become increasingly popular and they are considered legitimate collector’s items. Interest in these figures initially came from the Hispanic community but now people from all over the world want to own their own Homies.