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Red Skull 6" (Captain America Movie) Custom Action Figure

Custom #:34971  
Name:Red Skull 6" (Captain America Movie)
Custom Type:Action Figure
Toy Series:Marvel Legends
Date Added:December 11, 2011
Base Figure:Magneto X2
Height:6.00 inches
Another custom based on Marvel Studio's movie. This time, arch enemy of Captain America, played by the talented Hugo Weaving,

I used Bullseye´s head. I applied epoxy and I cut his nose. So, I had to chose parts to assemble the body. I had imagined every parts on my mind which. But when I was mounting, I saw the figure was 1.5 cm higher than the Captain. Unfortunately I had to replace Magneto's boots by the Punisher ML, to keep scale.

Another problem was Magneto´s arm have no double articulation. So I switched to ML Longshot. I had to make some extra cuts in arm, to not looks like too big, as gorilla. So, I modeled sleeves and arms´s details in epoxi.

But, biggest challenge was the coat. There aren't nothing, even close, in any figure of 6" that I could use. So I decided to make my own version. I had done a coat before, for Pyro X3 , but had used colored glue, and it was water soluble, even with sealer. I had to think of another solution. One night, came a idea to use rubber blanket. And so I did. Unfortunately, I chose a coat with a lot of details to test new technique. But, in fact, I like final result. More yet because it was the first time I have used. The coat is very flexible and allow more movements for joints than the originals coats.

So, I made buttons and belt's buckle, with the symbol of the Hydra, with epoxy, and I pasted them on coat. I used vinyl paints and dry brush technique in the head, neck and buckle.

Comments, criticisms and suggestions are always welcome. Please let me know your opinions. If possible, visit my other customs and comment on them as well. Thank you.

R E C I P E:

Head: ML Bullseye
Body: Magneto Movie X2
Elbows: ML Longshot
Knees and legs: ML Movie Punisher
Hands: ML Bullseye
Cosmic Cube: Crystal Resin
Mauser C96 pistol: A cheap machine gun and epoxy

User Comments
Chester001 - Friday, June 22, 2012
this is so cool
pulpyfiction - Monday, December 19, 2011
This is like they shrunk down the great select version of him to legends scale! I love what you have done here! The suit looks great, and the head is super accurate! Great job!
Lobão - Monday, December 19, 2011
Thank you dude. You're right. In fact, my inspiration to did this one was Select version
Cosmic Fantasy Customs - Saturday, December 17, 2011
your work on this is phenomenal and love how well it looks like the movie. the cube also is spot on.
Lobão - Monday, December 19, 2011
Thank you. Believe or not...The cube was most difficult
thing to do...
Ole Jade Jaw - Monday, December 12, 2011
I just finally saw the movie and the likeness on this is incredible!!
Lobão - Friday, December 16, 2011
Thank you. I saw the movie some weeks ago and I pretty liked it. More fun than Green lantern
firefly - Monday, December 12, 2011
great custom!!!!
Lobão - Friday, December 16, 2011
Thank you Dude. Your military vehicles customs are amazing...
Jakey-Jake - Monday, December 12, 2011
Solid custom. Nice work!
Lobão - Friday, December 16, 2011
Thanks dude. Why I can't see your customs. Did you blocked them?
Champion City Toys - Monday, December 12, 2011
Very nice work!
Lobão - Friday, December 16, 2011
Thank you Dude...
Monkeyman411 - Monday, December 12, 2011
Perfect...great work
Lobão - Friday, December 16, 2011
Thank you for comment, aussiedcfan.
fitzjedi - Sunday, December 11, 2011
This looks FANTASTIC!! -Fitz
Lobão - Friday, December 16, 2011
Thank you for all your comments about my customs, Fitz.
fastfreddie - Sunday, December 11, 2011
most def. a winner!
Lobão - Friday, December 16, 2011
Thank you. I'm a huge fan about your customs.
dbocustoms - Sunday, December 11, 2011
the cape is great,it flows very nicely and looks like a pre made piece,great job man I love seein skull customs!
Lobão - Friday, December 16, 2011
Thanks. How to make capes always been my personal challenge as customizer. Finally I found a technique whose results satisfies me. By the way, I love your "Pyro's Fire Demon"
ringomendoza - Sunday, December 11, 2011
looks great, man. great job.
Lobão - Friday, December 16, 2011
Gracias amigo! Siempre es bueno cuando alguien a quien respeto el trabajo, habla positivamente acerca de mi trabajo. He visitado su país el año pasado y quedé impresionado. muy bonito.
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