Tom Welling as Superman (Superman) Custom Action Figure
Custom #:37240
Name:Tom Welling as Superman
Custom Type:Action Figure
Toy Series:Superman
Date Added:February 29, 2012
Base Figure:DC Direct Blackest Night Superman & DC Direct Tom Welling head
Height:6.50 inches
Completion Time:15.00 hours
Articulation:16 points
A labor of love for a new purchaser (filter said to change the word) of mine. Had to completely resculpt the neck to make it compatable with the head. Sculpted a new chest, boot designs, belt, and finally the "S" symbol. The Superman Returns "S" is VERY difficult to sculpt. In the past, I've just chickened out and gone with a flat "S" rather than the contoured one, but this time, I went for it and it paid off nicely. Also painted the "S" on the cape which was tricky because of the cape folds, vut again, it worked out.

I do want to point out that this is a terrific base figure and should be used more often. I know I will be using it VERY soon...Chris Reeve and Henry Cavill figures! Thanks so much for looking!

User Comments
NewEraSuperMan -
Sunday, October 28, 2012
that is badass dude! youve done a amazing job on tom´s version. I just wish they would make a superman movie with tom now! cuz that would be soo cool. tumbs up from me!!!
loosecollector -
Sunday, March 4, 2012
Very good work brother. Looks just like him! Welling deserves to play him on the big screen.
matthancock -
Monday, October 15, 2012
Thanks Bud - always appreciate your comments and encouragement!
metalmike -
Saturday, March 3, 2012
wow !! very very nice
Kryptonite-man -
Friday, March 2, 2012
Fracking luv want one
X-Fan#1 -
Thursday, March 1, 2012
Nicely done! The sculpting looks awesome
PureToreador -
Thursday, March 1, 2012
I've found a great substitute for sculpting a Superman Returns shield. There was a figure from that line that was on a 7 inch scale. He had some sort of flying gyroscope action that worked with a pull string. The tab on the end is a perfectly sculpted emblem. FTW
matthancock -
Thursday, March 1, 2012
I used that one a long time ago, but felt that pull-string shield to be too small. Those 7 inch Superman Returns figures were pretty cool for their time though and I wish I still had one. I didn't texturize this suit so I didn't need a textured shield AND I really wanted to try to sculpt it myself. Thanks for dropping in!
Lobão -
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
I really would like one of this. Congrats...
matthancock -
Thursday, March 1, 2012
Thanks! If you're really interested...
matthewperryhancock "at" hotmail "dot" com
lordseshomaru86 -
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Great Caesar's Ghost@!! I would pay for one of those!!

so flawless!
matthancock -
Thursday, March 1, 2012
Thanks so much! In the post above yours, I put my email addy if you're interested
fitzjedi -
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
This is one of my new favorites, Matt!! -Fitz
matthancock -
Thursday, March 1, 2012
Thanks Fitz - always great to see your drop in. I've got more customs that I'll finish soon inclusing a 12" Henry Cavill as Superman statue.
NeCrollector -
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Perfect all around!
I love it!
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
I'd have been awesome to see Welling like this on the grand finale. Great custom Bro!
TheGr8One -
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Damn, excellent job. I'm going to start working on a Chris Reeve version when I get this base. Looking forward to your next one brother.
Banner/HULK Inc. -
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
This is perfect! Well painted, well proportioned, and really nice S shield on the front and back. Great job on this Welling Superman.
JmTrtt -
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
really nice!
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