I've been hanging around for a little bit and finally think I've got something decent enough to post, and yes, I realize there is similar thread around.
This here's the near-finished high poly, with the bigger hands left to be detailed and maybe a little better refinement on his ass. After those tweaks, I'll retopo in ZBrush.
Base I made in Max:
Please, comments, critiques, and questions are more than welcome.