Darth Vader/Anakin Skywalker (Marvel Legends) Custom Action Figure
Custom #:33172
Name:Darth Vader/Anakin Skywalker
Custom Type:Action Figure
Toy Series:Marvel Legends
Date Added:September 29, 2011
Base Figure:LOTR Legolas
Height:6.50 inches

So I've done a couple of these, but I always wanted to do one with the Jedi Robes and that cool hood. After my experiment with making cloth hoods on my Arkham Asylum Robin, I finally felt I could do one and not have it totally suck. Originally intended to do this for Mike Martinez's Star Wars contest, before we lost him. Miss you Mike!

Same basic recipe as before, but slimmer sculpting (just got smarter with it), and no sculpt on his left sleeve. This time I went with cloth, cut to look a bit loose like his sleeve, but glued on close to the arm. Then I painted over it to match the color better of the paint on the figure. His cloak/robe is the same cloth, with a wide cut shoulder area and little flaps that fold over tolet his arms slip through. You'll see in the photos it has a solid robe look, but flows like a cape too.

The hood was rough, but I think it came off correct. Custom sculpted the lightsaber hilt and used the colored piece of transparent plastic for the blade that I picked up i nthe RC section fo the hobby store.

Cut his scar into the head and then painted it to highlight. Eyes are Sith style-not sure if it's clear in these photos which I compressed to fit here.

Critiques welcome!

User Comments
Saturday, October 1, 2011
...WOW!!!... I want one!!!
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Super Sweet. We need more Star wars 6 inch customs on the realm
TheGr8One -
Friday, September 30, 2011
Effin Masterpiece Fitz!!!
Group customs -
Friday, September 30, 2011
This is an incredible custom! Who would of thought Legolas looks so close to Hayden! Amazing job!!!
CAb00se -
Thursday, September 29, 2011
this is fn awesome dude!
Wolverhulk Iron Spideysurfer -
Thursday, September 29, 2011
Man the LOTR figs are perfect for making Star Wars figs in a bigger scale. Awesome!
mmdiego -
Thursday, September 29, 2011
that is awesome, the robe came out perfect just like in the movies where its flowing.
jigsaw78 -
Thursday, September 29, 2011
¬°Great Custom Fitz!
pulpyfiction -
Thursday, September 29, 2011
You got a great likeness, and the robes worked out well! Good show!
katos customs -
Thursday, September 29, 2011
Looks just like him! Nice work...
Stevid -
Thursday, September 29, 2011
The force is strong with you bro! Awesome!!
Cosmic Fantasy Customs -
Thursday, September 29, 2011
great job, really well done and spot on, on all accounts. another fitz masterpiece.
Spiderskater3 -
Thursday, September 29, 2011
Very nice. I kinda wish they made 6in. Star wars figs but then again, we wouldn't be able to get the vehicles.
Jarred706 -
Thursday, September 29, 2011
Very nice, I love seeing the Star Wars worlds com to life in 6 in figures.
ringomendoza -
Thursday, September 29, 2011
I like it a lot.
MenByMckenn -
Thursday, September 29, 2011
This is a really nice looking figure. For me anyway, it's about the small details that go into the work on these guys and you can tell that you put a lot of time in here. Great job.
Monkeyman411 -
Thursday, September 29, 2011
WOW!! This is awesome...totally amazing figure
illchard -
Thursday, September 29, 2011
wow. great use of a legalos fig. clothes and sculpt mix is always a winner when its done right. very nice
Darththomas -
Thursday, September 29, 2011
Sweeeett!! work man, love the robes and the sculpting is great too!!
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