Superman: Gene Hackman Lex Luthor Movie Masters (Movie Masters) Custom Action Figure
Custom #:26807
Name:Superman: Gene Hackman Lex Luthor Movie Masters
Custom Type:Action Figure
Toy Series:Movie Masters
Date Added:January 17, 2011
Base Figure:DCSH Clark Kent/ Dark Knight Joker
Height:6.00 inches
Bringing MORE evil to my Superman The Movie line up is Gene Hackman as Lex Luthor. I've been wanting to do this to round out the set. I was at an antique store here in Memphis known for its piles of 80s/90's toys and ran across this Star Trek Something Something O'Brien figure. It is from the later 90's 7" series. The head shape called to me so I bit for 5 bucks I had a donor. The nose was really sharp though so I took hot glue and just dabbed a bit on the tip of the nose. Then I took a lighter and just flame washed it for a few seconds and BAM Hackman Honker!! I sculpted a little bit of hair onto the forhead and sides and it really came together as a pretty nice likeness.

The Body is made from a DCSH Clark Kent upper torso and Dark Knight Joker's legs from the hips down. Leg transplant successful I moved to sculpting the 70's lapels and ascot. I even went as far as pre pin striping the jacket with an exacto so this jacket is basicaly perferated. This was supposed to leave me guide lines for white paint later which I may still do, I just don't have a brush with a fine enough tip on it.. I'll think of something.

Two hours of paint and cartoons later and I had my super baddie in attendance to round out my Superman The Movie 6" Movie Masters Collection.

User Comments
Azrael75 -
Saturday, February 18, 2012
Awesome. Are you going to make a General Zod?
GeekSummit -
Saturday, February 18, 2012
Yeah, I don't want to do Zod without doing Ursa and Non. I do infact have all three started but I'm trying to look at my soft goods arrangements.
fitzjedi -
Saturday, January 22, 2011
PURE, UNADULTERATED GENIUS. You are definitly one of the "greatest criminal minds..I mean CUSTOMIZERS...of our time!" LOL!!! -Fitz
grungethemovie -
Tuesday, January 18, 2011
Your Superman Movie collection is getting really great!
I have the same thing with the xmen movie (thought I haven't really started my collection yet XD) so, I imagine you're probably quite happy
pock63 -
Monday, January 17, 2011
Cool custom!
Unknown User -
Monday, January 17, 2011
This looks really great. The likeness is incredibly accurate. A+ Work.
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