Man of Steel | Superman Comics Style (DC Direct) Custom Action Figure
Custom #:60381
Name:Man of Steel | Superman Comics Style
Custom Type:Action Figure
Toy Series:DC Direct
Date Added:April 14, 2014
Base Figure:DCD Ultraman
Height:6.75 inches
Completion Time:5.00 hours
Articulation:25 points
So I was dropping into my local comic shop and BOOM!!! An Ultraman figure lay intop of the new arrivals table. I loved this figure. The sculpt was great, the articulation was top notch, the cape had a nice drape across the shoulders. The only thing I hated about this figure was that it was not Superman. I didn't let this reman the case very long but as I'm not totally sold on the New 52 look yet I decided to try a simplified Man of Steel variation in more of a sleek comic style. The webbing of the torso while still cool was ommitted since it breaks up with the articulation. I decided to boil it all down to the wrist cuffs, buckle, and emblem. In the end I think it's a successful look in keeping with a more comic feel.

UPDATE: I decided to rework the "S" since it was a little weakly proportioned. Of course once I did that I was not completely satisfied, so I returned to the idea of the webbing on the torso. Now the "S" looks amazing and I'm not crazy about the webbing. I belive I'm seeing that it is best done with sculpt as well and not simply paint but I was hoping I could make that happen somehow.

There will be further revisions I do believe...

User Comments
Chester001 -
Saturday, July 5, 2014
nice sculpt and general work
JayBlazeXGen -
Saturday, May 10, 2014
Amazing job
NewEraSuperMan -
Friday, April 18, 2014
very cool customes. it can be place like a superman figure is suppose to. well done!
daredevil96's Sidekick Studio -
Monday, April 14, 2014
Awesome! Id love to see a classic superman figure custom. The articulation is ML style!!
GeekSummit -
Monday, April 14, 2014
Yeah, classic would be awesome as well. It's set up perfect for it. A little sculpt and primer and your in your way.
NeCrollector -
Monday, April 14, 2014
Freaking BADASS! I gotta get me one of those Ultraman's!
Bacchus -
Monday, April 14, 2014
Now that's one mean looking Superman!
Redmist -
Monday, April 14, 2014
AGREED! Is that base fig unaltered? DC is finally steppin up! Gr8 work
GeekSummit -
Monday, April 14, 2014
Yeah, no alterations made EXCLUDING that I trimmed the fronts of the thighs. They have those little humps like bandai figures. I just figured I'd knock them off in case I revisit for the leg/torso webbing. I already know I want to redo the "S"
fitzjedi -
Monday, April 14, 2014
Beat me too it-LOL!! Always love seeing your work, man!! This is no exception--and it IS exceptional!
GeekSummit -
Monday, April 14, 2014
It's a great figure. Can't wait to see what you do with it!
En-Ryu-Oh!2061 -
Monday, April 14, 2014
Fantastic Work bro! , looks Great , Well done!!!
KoolMisfit -
Monday, April 14, 2014
Very nice!
Write a new Comment
New Comment...


Custom Figure on eBay
Previous / Next Customs
PunisherSubmission OrderChevalia
The ProDC Direct SeriesDarkseid New 52 Justice War.
Star Wars Black Series | Luke Skywalker Dagobah TrainingCreated by GeekSummitGuardians of the Galaxy | Star-Lord
The figures contained in the Custom Showcase are not for sale by Figure Realm, and the creators of the customs are no way affiliated with Figure Realm. The Custom Showcase is purely for entertainment purposes and only provides a means for the creators to show off their work and trade ideas. Figure Realm does not make or sell customs.

If this custom violates the Custom Showcase Guidelines, please Report it.