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Alistair Smythe Custom Action Figure

Custom #:3692  
Name:Alistair Smythe
Custom Type:Action Figure
Toy Series:Spider-Man
Date Added:August 22, 2007
Base Figure:ML Angel
Height:6.00 inches
Smythe is a character I like a whole lot. It started when I was a kid and watched the Spider-Man cartoon, where he appeared in very many episodes.
So when I read through all Spider-Man comics I was greatly anticipating the entrance of Alistair Smythe, and was surprised and dissapointed that he was so different. He was a fat disgusting computer geek! Then he lost some weight, but he was still disgusting. I would asume it was because of his popularity on the cartoon that they revamped him, making him into the Ultimate Spider-Slayer, which is the version this custom is based on.

I used a ML Angel as base and added ball joints on top of the shoulders for those weird things he's got there.
I used an Vision head, glued on a pair of ears and sculpted hair. The ponytail took a really long time to make, because I could only do a little at a time. It wasn't very fun.
I for his toes, I gave him some claws from an ugly plastic dinosaur, and the blade-things on his legs and arms, I cut out pieces of plastic.
Oh and I almost forgot the tentacle-blade-things on his shoulders. I used plastic pieces, trimmed them down, dremeled a hole in each and then sculpted the rest of them, so they are now poseable.

When I painted the figure, I used a Metallic Aliminium paint as a base for the legs and then put on a blue wash, and I was very happy at the result, it looks great in my opinion!

I think this figure came out beautiful, because of the colors and all the weird things coming out of his body.
It took a whole lot of work, so I hope you guys think it's cool too!

User Comments
BKZ718 - Saturday, August 25, 2007
A custom I thought I would never see, excellent job!!!
Unknown User - Saturday, August 25, 2007
You don't ask man you don't receive
Well look at our trade lists in trade post evan - I've still got a ton of stuff for trade/sale - if you can't trade - I accept cash
evanjones1 - Friday, August 24, 2007
I'll take whatever I can get man!
Punstarr - Friday, August 24, 2007
Well I don't have much myself... just happened to have that skateboard from a pack of random toys I got for my daughter at Goodwill. I feel for your predicament, for I am in the same boat.
Unknown User - Friday, August 24, 2007
Really Nice!! I That must been hard to sculpt the hair!!! Truly a great custom looks just like he step out of a comic book!!
evanjones1 - Friday, August 24, 2007
Yes, I do need parts!
Punstarr - Friday, August 24, 2007
I've not heard you say you needed parts until today, evan.
evanjones1 - Friday, August 24, 2007
Why does no-one send me parts!?
I've got nothing to work with!
Unknown User - Friday, August 24, 2007
really cool work again Wes
but I always wished that smythe was all in black so those things on his shoulders looked more "spidery" - rather than the broken dildos they look like
but your spidey villain customs are really great
LWes - Friday, August 24, 2007
Yes you are correct. So if it does look like Rocket Racer's board, we'll make a deal!
Punstarr - Friday, August 24, 2007
Nope, his board has wheels. Check it.
LWes - Friday, August 24, 2007
I would take you up on that, however I think his board is some kind of hover board, which I don't think would be too hard to make, as it probably doesn't have any wheels. I'll have to check some pictures some day.
Punstarr - Friday, August 24, 2007
Ironically I have a skateboard that looks perfect for ML scale if you want it for the RR custom.
LWes - Friday, August 24, 2007
Yeah, sorry I never answered that huh? I do have Rocket Racer on my radar absolutly. I want to make Spidey's allies too, and yes Rocket Racer did start out as a thief. I just haven't come up with any parts to use yet.
I'm still working on several figures - I'll write 'em down in my WIP thread. I have almost 40 Spider-Man characters on my list, whichof 14 I have the recipies worked out.
Punstarr - Friday, August 24, 2007
Hey, Wes I was serious about that Rocket Racer fig.
Does he count as a villain? I'm thinking he was a villain at some point?
guido_vcgga - Friday, August 24, 2007
*jaw drops* ... I've got nothing to say. I'm speechless.
LWes - Friday, August 24, 2007
Yeah I''m working on Kaine and I have Scrier planned out too! Traveller is also coming along fine
guido_vcgga - Friday, August 24, 2007
Cool! Man, are we doing the same reading list? It seems like everytime I see one of your Spidey customs, I just finished reading the same ish you show pics of. If I see a Scrier or a Kaine pop up, then I`ll know something`s up!
greymonk - Thursday, August 23, 2007
Oh you've done it again Magoo! Excellent work buddy!
LWes - Thursday, August 23, 2007
Sounds like a cool plan evan!
DDA, I love mullets on Marvel characters, but it's harder to sculpt. I'd love to make a Venom with the head of Eddie Brock, complete with his awesome '90s mullet, at some point.
evanjones1 - Wednesday, August 22, 2007
I've been planning one with a removeable wheelchair.
P.S The Tombstone was NOT the hard project.
DDA - Wednesday, August 22, 2007
I want one!! and I'm glad you didn't give him his mullet the tied back hair looks great, as does the whole figure *two thumbs up*
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