Stryfe (X-Men) Custom Action Figure
Custom #:29831
Contest:Armor Up
Custom Type:Action Figure
Toy Series:X-Men
Date Added:May 29, 2011
Base Figure:UFC figure
Height:7.50 inches
STRYFE: A BRIEF HISTORY...Stryfe is the clone of Nathan Christopher Summers, the son of Cyclops and Madelyne Pryor (a clone of Jean Grey); when the immortal mutant Apocalypse infects the infant Nathan with a techno-organic virus, a woman from the distant future introducing herself as Askani appears to Cyclops and Jean Grey, telling them that she can save the child. Once the infant Nathan arrives in the future, Askani clones the baby, hoping to salvage something if he dies. The clone's growth is greatly accelerated until he is the same age as Nathan himself. The Askani succeed in halting the spread of the techno-organic virus in Nathan's body, thereby saving his life. However, Apocalypse and his forces attack the Askani's hiding place and steal the cloned infant. Apocalypse takes the child as his own, raising him himself and naming him Stryfe, intending to use him as his next host body. As Apocalypse is about to transfer his essence into Stryfe, he discovers that Stryfe is in fact a clone, thus unfit to house his essence. A teenage Nathan and the time-traveling Cyclops and Jean confront Apocalypse, leaving him unable to transfer into any host body, thus causing his essence to discorporate. Apocalypse's second in command, Ch'vayre, raises Stryfe afterwards.

Stryfe grows up to be an insane madman, wanting vengeance on both what he thought were his real parents (Cyclops and Jean) and his spiritual parent, Apocalypse. He becomes an anarchist and terrorist rebel in the Nor-Am Pact region circa AD 3783-3806. in his alternate future. He raises an army and became a fierce opponent of both Nathan (now known as Cable) and his Clan Chosen, and the New Canaanites, a despotic regime that replaced Apocalypse's. During these wars he kills Cable's wife, Jenskot, as well as kidnapping and brainwashing their son, Tyler Dayspring.

STRYFE'S ARMOR... Well, for this custom contest, when I think of armor I think of Iron Man, Dr. Doom and other types that depend on their armor for protection and offensive weapons.
Rob Liefied was a genius at creating characters with crazy names that didn't fit the standard mold of names relating to character design and orgin. If it didn't have chrome it had to have atleast 10 pocket pouches on it and some white hair to get pass the inspectors at Liefield, Inc.

cut blister card plastic for mask with sculpt
wood picks for the spikes
fabric for cape with twisty ties for bendablitly support
sculpt for the boots and gloves
belt was tablemat foam
wood picks for spikes
dremeled scar
wood block base with crayola clay air dried hard. wooden sticks broken with a few rocks
primed, painted and sealed


User Comments
Wings -
Saturday, April 21, 2012
Still knocking those metallics OUT OF THE PARK!!!
shadowhawk -
Sunday, March 11, 2012
Hands down, with the paint job and mask and of the coolest toys I've ever seen.
Truwe 316 -
Thursday, June 9, 2011
Is this painted or chrome? I can't tell the difference . Incredible work as always.
fastfreddie -
Friday, June 10, 2011
it's hand paint and airbrushed for shading
cuztomiza -
Tuesday, June 7, 2011
fastfreddie -
Tuesday, June 7, 2011
You all would be surprised to find out I didn't make this custom. I was wanting to enter another! It's supposed to be a secret anyways and if you know who did it, don't say nothing, they could disqualify it or give it low rating because somebody may not like certain customizers. I think the guy who did it was dastdreffie...just saying. RULES ARE RULES!!
pock63 -
Monday, June 6, 2011
The paint on this is amazing!!! Great work F.F. !!!
fastfreddie -
Thursday, June 16, 2011
how did you guess it was me? I never told anybody
fitzjedi -
Monday, June 6, 2011
The paint alone here is AWESOME--and all together this ROCKS!! -Fitz
Unknown User -
Thursday, June 2, 2011
Off? I don't see it. This is a masterpiece. I would pay big bucks for this. However did this amazing art is fast and kick some many asses.
fastfreddie -
Thursday, June 2, 2011
I agree with getsa, the body porportions do look a bit off, but if I was guessing, I'd say that is because of the base figure choice (Jakks Pacific UFC figure...which, I've only bought for the use of the feet and have threatened to throw the rest away or use for some kinda junk fodder. I'd love to see ever who made this, make a Stryfe using a halfway decent base figure.
getsa -
Thursday, June 2, 2011
the proportion of the body parts seem a little off... but heck, those are some great chrome effect! nice paint apps! the paint apps alone is enough for me to give you a high score.
cuztomiza -
Thursday, June 2, 2011
awesome paint aps!I have hunch who's the master who could do this masterpiece!
Cosmic Fantasy Customs -
Wednesday, June 1, 2011
this is one bad fig. paint screams like all the mutants who stand in his way. great job.
Ole Jade Jaw -
Wednesday, June 1, 2011
Holy crud!!... That's it... just...Holy crud.
Unknown User -
Wednesday, June 1, 2011
Amazing paint job. I love your work. Your style is very unique.
tommyx -
Wednesday, June 1, 2011
There's no mistaking that paintjob! You got my vote.
Redmist -
Wednesday, June 1, 2011
W/Works like these your new venture is sure 2 work out brother! I think we have a winnah!
Deadpool -
Wednesday, June 1, 2011
How did you get the silver color to pop-out like that? By the way, who is this?
Unknown User -
Wednesday, June 1, 2011
I don't often comment on customs but wow this cannot be pass on. Whoever made this surely better win, just look at this masterpiece.
Unknown User -
Wednesday, June 1, 2011
Now that is art.
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