Silver Age Custom Contest
Many of today's popular comic book heroes and villains (not to mention many forgotten ones) made their first appearances during the Silver Age (1956-1970). The object of this challenge is to bring one, or more, of them to life in customized toy form.

- Your custom must depict the character you decide to make as they appeared during the Silver Age, no matter how ridiculous their respective costume(s) were back then.

- Any American comic book publisher from the Silver Age is fair game, not just Marvel and DC. All that matters is the time period, not the publisher.

- Retcons, time travel, flashbacks, etc., don't count. Whatever you make has to have actually appeared in a comic book printed during the specified time period (1956-1970).

- You MAY NOT redesign/reinterpret a Bronze or Modern Age comic book character as a Silver Age one. Likewise characters from media other than comic books are forbidden. Provided that they were still active in the Silver Age, Golden Age characters are legal; however, keep in mind that you still have to dress them in the appropriate costume(s) for the time period (1956-1970), unless, of course, they continued to wear their Golden Age duds into the Silver Age.

- In addition to figures, vehicles and playsets/dioramas are also acceptable as entries, provided that they existed during the time period (for example, a Silver Age Batmobile or Batcave).

- You may use whatever base figures, parts, tools, materials, etc. you wish to create your custom creations. Have fun, and don't be afraid to dig up someone or something really obscure!
Please remember to follow the Contest Rules and to Vote Fairly.
Contest Winners:

What is the contest schedule?
Begins: Contest Closed
Ends: January 31st, 2014 - Last day for submissions. No exceptions! Cut off is at midnight Central Standard Time.
Voting: February 1st - 7th.
Managed By: Patraw

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Fig-Lord -
Thursday, January 9, 2014
Is zebra man acceptable
Patraw -
Thursday, January 9, 2014
The original Zebra Man would be a legal entry (first appearance January 1960), but the second Zebra Man (first appearance July 1987) would not be. For future reference, I would suggest consulting Wikipedia (which is what I did to answer your question), or one of the other many comic book centric information sites online (for example, the Unofficial Guide to the DC Universe), to find out any given comic book character's first appearance date.
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