Nightcrawler (as Papa Smurf) Custom Action Figure
Custom #:32862
Name:Nightcrawler (as Papa Smurf)
Contest:Halloween Dress-Up
Custom Type:Action Figure
Toy Series:Marvel Legends
Date Added:September 18, 2011
Base Figure:ML Iceman,ML Nightcrawler
Height:6.00 inches
First off, this was a lot of fun to do. The biggest challenge was "how do you make your action figures smile or laugh?" Originally, I was going to have Nightcrawler dress up as Brainy Smurf, but the intense look that Iceman had wasn't going to look right. So instead, I decided to go with Papa Smurf because I could sculpt the beard into a smile. One problem solved. Next, I wanted Wolverine laughing at him. Same problem. Most action figures (other than the Joker)have that "serious look". I took a ML Weapon X and carefully dremmeled the upper corners of his mouth and then used the smallest amount of sculpt to form the mouth to look like Wolverine's laughing. This was not easy to do and I don't think I would ever want to do it again. I also gave Wolverine a "haircut" and used the Dremmel to trim the back of his hair. If you like what you see, I would appreciate your vote. All comments welcomed. Thank you.

P.S. I curled Nightcrawler's tail to kind of look like the Smurfs' stump. HaHa

Upper half- ML Iceman
Lower half and hands- ML Nightcrawler
Beard and hat- sculpted

Head- ML Weapon X (carefully dremmeled)
Body- ML Wolverine Apocalypse series
Hands- Wolverine/Forge 2-pack

User Comments
toxinvenom -
Sunday, October 30, 2011
this is really funny. and I couldn't figure out how you made Wolvie laugh...good work on that. you may have to do it again since it worked!
Voting ends for the Halloween Dress-Up Custom Contest (customizer revealed). - Sunday, October 23, 2011
Tuesday, October 18, 2011
LOL!!!! AWESOME!!!!!
Monday, October 17, 2011
I loved the Idea! 5 stars I love Smurf and Nightcrawler too!
Patraw -
Monday, October 17, 2011
Hilarious, and creepy, all at the same time. Sweet piece!
G_Rantula -
Sunday, October 16, 2011
Just Smurfy.
Automatauntaun -
Sunday, October 16, 2011 nailed hit.
taskmaster 78 -
Saturday, October 15, 2011
wow nice custom
getsa -
Saturday, October 15, 2011
I like this one too. although your real entry is the papa smurf/nightcrawler, the laughing wolvy is a great addition. hehe! nice display man!
Emmett -
Saturday, October 15, 2011
Voting begins for the Halloween Dress-Up Custom Contest (pictures revealed). - Saturday, October 15, 2011
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