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Grayson Batman Custom Action Figure

 
 
Custom #:31692  
Name:Grayson Batman
Custom Type:Action Figure
Toy Series:DC Direct
Creator:EmeraldArcher  
Date Added:August 8, 2011
Base Figure:"Killing Joke" Batman from DC Direct
Height:7.00 inches
Richard Grayson Batman: Base figure is a Brian Bolland style "Killing Joke" Batman. Since Mike Locasio sculpts so many of the new figures for DCD, including some of the Batman INC figures, I decided to use this Batman as the base. It has alot of Mike's signature sculpting style and it seemed logical to me to use this base as a hypothetical 'what it may look like' if DC Direct had Mike also sculpt a Grayson Batman to go with Damian.

I chose the Ray Vilafane sculpted "JLI" Batman head because the overall shape reminds me a lot of the Frank Quitely and Cameron Stewart depictions of his cowl in Batman and Robin. I smoothed the forehead and softened the chin to make him look a bit less cranky. I split the upper and lower torso to remove the old 80's Batman belt, then glued it back together and sculpted the abdomen to be smooth top to bottom. The belt was sculpted after the aves hardened, so I could cut it really close and evenly. The gloves are from some Battlestar Galactica toy, and the gauntlets are also sculpted. Paint is really thin layers of Testors Acrylic, with a hand-painted symbol on his chest.


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User Comments
matthancock - Tuesday, August 16, 2011
I think I commented on this one at Fwoosh, but again it's really such a clean custom. Your paint apps are terrific!
boodleoo - Tuesday, August 16, 2011
Very nice!
markoz - Monday, August 8, 2011
This is fantastic! I soooo want this for my collection.
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