Once upon a time, in a far, far... well, not so far house, I tried my first attempt to create a articulated figure from scratch (I didn't knew the word custom, back then). Using bodyputty (melted plastic with acetone, the closest I had to cheap & durable sculpting material) it occured to me why not try to make an action figure making part by part (I had made before bodyputty statues).
I'am not sure why, I chose Shadi (I'am not a fan of Yugioh, I've never seen a complete episode, and I hate the protagonist, anyway) but his face resemblance to an android from Dragon Ball and the circumstance that I received a Tazo/Pog of this character made him the candidate. The result wasn't perfect, but at that time it seemed a triumph. With the passing of time it broke (the articulations were just metal nails onto the plastic) and I kept the main body hoping to repair it someday.
And recently, looking for what to do with Kamandi, I remembered my original Shadi and decided to make him again with my current skills. At the time I redesigned the body as I only had the tazo/pog with his portrait, and now I have merged that redesign with the authentic looks of the character. I've used real cloth as a homage to that original figure (as it had cloth to hide some points of articulation).
Hope you like it. In my figureverse, he would be A-21, a Dragon Ball android (you will think I'am blind or something, but that tazo/pog really looked like A-17 with turbant!)
Geminis Saint Seiya head
Starfire lower legs
|Hugo with Special Guess Who SF Custom||Submission Order||Abel|
|Yami Yugi||Yugioh Series||Jaden Yuki|
|Torgo||Created by argenta-2008||Abel|