Scarlet Spider II (Marvel Legends) Custom Action Figure
Custom #:43437
Name:Scarlet Spider II
Custom Type:Action Figure
Toy Series:Marvel Legends
Date Added:October 8, 2012
Base Figure:Mr. Fantastic
Height:6.00 inches
This is my 2nd figure and 2nd Scarlet Spider at that. Right after I finished the first one I realized the importance of starting with the right base figure. I liked how Mr. Fantastic is a lot more lanky and thin so it his body fits the bill a lot better. This time I also switched to Tamiya paints and it's a bit of a love/hate feeling as the finish comes out nicer (more flat) but it seems considerably weaker (chips more easily). I'm also still dealing with joint rub issues.

Mr. Fantastic Base
Shoulders were sanded down to get rid of the big-ball-joint look
Sculpted sweater and head
Lengthened his feet (originals were way too small)
Web cartridges are sculpted
Belt is made of bicycle inner tube for flexibility and to allow waist movement

User Comments
bet1 -
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Beautiful!!! The texture on the hoodie is a very nice touch!!!
StrangePlanet -
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Nice job. Yeah, the work on the shoulders does really help a lot. Paint rub is a constant thorn in my side 'cause I need my customs to be playable. It's a lot of work to get it right.
Emmett -
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Nice work!
I really like how it turned out!
Fallen86 -
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Thanks guys . I forgot to mention that I ground down the big ball shoulders that Mr Fantastic comes with. This greatly improves the proportions of the figure.
scarecrow studios -
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
great work, I really like the textures on the hoodie.
NeCrollector -
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Dude, this is quite an excellent custom for it being your second! I really like it
JmTrtt -
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Try coating the joints in superglue (there is a tutorial somewhere on this site) and get a flat protective finish if you haven't already. The figure looks great!
TheRealSupaMan -
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Everything looks really well done on this. You should try the Joint rub Tutorial on this site. It'll explain exactly how to get rid of the joint rubbing.
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