Maximus Decimus Merridius (the Gladiator) (Gladiator) Custom Action Figure
Custom #:45664
Name:Maximus Decimus Merridius (the Gladiator)
Contest:Way of the Blade
Custom Type:Action Figure
Toy Series:Gladiator
Creator:Leo Customs  
Date Added:December 31, 2012
Base Figure:Perseus
Height:6.00 inches
Character played by Russell Crowe in the movie The Gladiator.
The base was Perseus (Neca Clash of Titans) sculpted with epoxy (such as changes in the face, chest armor, shoulder, shield and helmet). It was quite difficult to sculpt embossed details of armor and shield, and even harder to sculpt the helmet removable, but in the end, even that was good... I just thought he was not much like Russell, but keeping the helmet on the head until it passes... The shield is the Taskmaster and the sword (or gladius) of Perseus himself. Painting with matte vinylic paints and silver enamel. With much drybrushing technique.

User Comments
DeadVonDoom -
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Great custom was wondering where or how you got that helmet im currently looking for one. Again great custom really like it.
Brucutu -
Sunday, June 23, 2013
Como sempre, arrebentando nos customs.
Fireflyed -
Saturday, June 1, 2013
Awesome! Great custom! I hope NECA makes a figure of Maximus from the movie Gladiator!
Leo Customs -
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Thanks everyone for the comments and votes.
I was happy with third place in the contest.
cuztomiza -
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Congratulations Sir!Simply one of the outstanding customs I've seen in this contest..
X-Fan#1 -
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Really stunning detail work done here! congrats
Voting ends for the Way of the Blade Custom Contest (customizer revealed). - Tuesday, January 8, 2013
SansPedes -
Monday, January 7, 2013
Holy Guacamole! This is simply astounding! While the base figure doesn't look much like Crowe (as you said) it works great as more of a stylized graphic novel type Maximus. As far as I'm concerned the embossing work alone is enough to secure you top honors add in the incredible helmet and you may have a winner here.
Saturday, January 5, 2013
Banner/HULK Inc. -
Saturday, January 5, 2013
Too cool! Outstanding work on sculpting the helmet, chest and shield details.
NeCrollector -
Friday, January 4, 2013
NeCrollector -
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Congrats Leo!
Patraw -
Thursday, January 3, 2013
Great job, particularly on all the little armor details--I wouldn't want to step into the arena with him!
custom master -
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
let me know if you ever want to sell this or your Spartacus figure
Leo Customs -
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
This Gladiator was comission and not have it available for sale. Thanks for asking.
custom master -
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
I love this figure .this is my fav movie would love to have it . great work
Tuesday, January 1, 2013
Fantastic job!!!
laruan -
Tuesday, January 1, 2013
nice rendition!
fastfreddie -
Tuesday, January 1, 2013
Love it!
Voting begins for the Way of the Blade Custom Contest (pictures revealed). - Tuesday, January 1, 2013
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