Black Adam (DC Superheroes) Custom Action Figure
Custom #:37977
Name:Black Adam
Custom Type:Action Figure
Toy Series:DC Superheroes
Date Added:March 31, 2012
Base Figure:WWE Deluxe MVP
Height:7.50 inches
Completion Time:5.00 hours
Articulation:23 points
I have always liked anti heroes and villains more than heroes. Snake Plissken, The Plutonian, The Punisher etc.

I recently read a TPB, JSA Volume 8, called Black Reign, Black Adam returns to his native country, overthrowing the current dictator, and appoints himself the countries new ruler/protector.

Here I have my version of Black Adam, no pointy ears, he was originally human, and the art in Black Reign shows him with regular ears. I opted for an all Gold and Black look, rather than use flat yellow.

The only thing I don't particularly like about the character's look are his yellow pirate boots. They just dont seem to suit the character. I opted to give him black boots, with golden armour plates on the shins and covering part of the feet. I feel this has a more practical look, and ties well with his armoured wrist bands.

Recipe -

Body = WWE Deluxe MVP uper body, legs from a TNA deluxe Sting, this means no paint rub, as all the parts are black plastic.

Head = Marvel Legends Sandman

Wrist gauntlets = rubber grip from a ball point pen. I heated and poped the hands, and slipped the rubber grips over, maintaining full articulation. The rubber grips have a slightly grooved texture.

Custom painted from head to toe.

User Comments
Bad Mr. Frosty -
Monday, November 12, 2012
fitzjedi -
Tuesday, April 3, 2012
Solid Adam!! Looks a lot like the DC Online trailer version! Love the mod to the boots!
Shinigami -
Sunday, April 1, 2012
Very awesome! I'm not sure about the head, but the rest looks spot on.
RedRebelCustoms -
Sunday, April 1, 2012
Incredibly sweet custom! Looking vicious as he should! Makes me wish I still had my Major Force. I would totally make this guy and maybe a few more villains too!
Crisco -
Saturday, March 31, 2012
Thanks all, haha yeah those cuffed boots were so popular for so many characters!
fastfreddie -
Saturday, March 31, 2012
My favorite DC villian! I need to get mine finished one of these days! When you mention pirate boots, you are talking about the cuffs around the tops of the boots right? I like those, but never did understand why so many heroes and villians wear those. Captain Marvel, Cap. American, Cyclops, Doc Samson, Juggernaut(just a quick glance up and that's what I saw!). I don't know why they sometimes draw him with pointy ears and sometimes without...that's also a mystery to me. Love your custom! The gold paint work is a nice touch!
Controlspire -
Saturday, March 31, 2012
Love the expression first off, he really has that sinister smug air about him. I think this is my favorite Black Adam too, he is so cool. Excellent stuff.
NeCrollector -
Saturday, March 31, 2012
Perfect custom of Black Adam!
Bushinryus40th -
Saturday, March 31, 2012
Wow great execution!
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