It's time for Stock Charades 2013! And this is Championship Level Stock Charades!
For those of you who do not know how to play Stock Charades, it's easy; I try to recreate an instance from a visual pop culture reference. Could be a frame from a film, a panel from a comic book, a famous book cover, album art, you name it; and you have to guess the reference.
I obviously don't do sets, but I try to get the character(s) costume, attitude, and pose as close to the original as possible. In the interest of fair play I will note when there is an important difference between me and the original.
NOTE: The difference between me and the original in this round is that I am not bald.
This cycle of Stock Charades will be a summer-long contest so there are a few new rules:
1) 1 guess per person per round. This image is the first image in Round 1. Guesses must be made via Note to this dA account. If you make a guess in any public comment you will be disqualified from this round. Everyone has a chance to get points on each round.
2) Anyone who guesses this round's answer correctly without a hint
gets 10 points ('cause I think this is a VERY tough one
3) There will be several hints given (no more than 1 per day) until this round closes at 23:59 PDT of Thursday, 6 June 2013. Each hint will reduce the point value of this round by 1; i.e. if you guess the reference after the third hint you will get 7 points. Since you only get one guess per round, the strategy lies in balancing your confidence in your answer against the benefit of future hints.
4) Stock Charade 13 - Round 1 closes at 23:59 PDT of Thursday, 6 June 2013. The answer to this round will be posted at that time.
The person with the most points on 01SEP13 will win a 3-month premium subscription to dA. Good luck.
Throughout the competition you can keep tabs on the Leader Board here: [link]
Download for the full-res image.
Photographer and subject: me