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Jo-Ker - Clown Prince of Eternia Custom Action Figure

 
 
Custom #:37181  
Name:Jo-Ker - Clown Prince of Eternia
Custom Type:Action Figure
Toy Series:Masters of the Universe
Creator:Darththomas  
Date Added:February 27, 2012
Base Figure:DCUC Mercury
Height:6.50 inches
Completion Time:24.00 hours
Articulation:31 points
Well here’s my second attempt to enter this competition, I decided the other one I had planned had too much work still to do so I started another entry. It really was an exercise in time management as I only started him on the 21st with 8 days till deadline day.

I got this head a while back and really wanted to do something with it, I love the Joker (call me old school but Nicholson still did it best) and I LOVE MOTU so the decision to combine the two was an easy one. I also figured this could actually happen (DC vs Mortal Kombat, DCUC/MOTUC two packs).

I made up a small story as I went
The Joker awoke to find he wasn’t in Gotham anymore, he had no idea where he was or how he got there. Could this be another of my waking dreams he thought to himself. As he moved to get up and have a look around he noticed something strange. He was naked, he had heard before that trans dimensional travel often results in loss of clothing. Unphased he picked himself up and set about exploring the strange new land he found himself in.
He soon found his old trusty suit would not have served him well at all in this land of barbarians and wizards so he did not miss it. Instead he fashioned himself a new suit, one that would serve his needs much better.
After a while he started to realize this was not a dream and this was the new reality he found himself in. The constant battle that seemed to rage between good and evil presented The Joker with a unique opportunity. While He-man and the Masters were battling Skeletor, his evil warriors and Hordak and his Henchmen there was no-one watching over the underbelly of Eternia. Also strangely there was very little crime. This, The Joker planned to change.
He is now known throughout Eternia as Jo-Ker The Clown prince of Eternia and rules the underworld with an iron fist and slightly deranged manner. He knows that most of the time the enforcers of Eternia are often far too busy to bother him but when they do he’s always ready for the fight. He is proficient in the use of laser guns but his real favourites are his trusty blades, Harley, Beth, The twins and Silvia.

Recipe:
Base = DCUC Mercury
Head = DCD Hush Joker
Underarmour / vest = Vintage MOTU Grizzlor
Spiked Shoulders = TMNT Super Shredder
Mouth on armour = Sculpted around a piece of DCUC Mercury’s chest piece
Flower = old piece of jewellery and sculpted stem and leaves
Arm Guards = LOTR Aragorn
Hands = DCUC Vigilante
Loin Cloth = 200x Skeletor, sculpted joker face on the belt
Right hand knife and sheath (Harley) = LOTR Elf
Other Knives = Beth-Marvel select Electra, Silvia-KillBill GoGo, The twins – 200AD Durham red
Knife pocket on left = Robin Hood
Boots = XMC Wolverine, sculpted fur
Gun = 200x Kobra Kahn, removed fins, shortened back end and filled gaps


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User Comments
Cosmic Fantasy Customs - Friday, March 9, 2012
loved everything about this, story and custom. really perfect work, always love your customs and ideas.
Darththomas - Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Cheers buddy, not bad for an eight day throw together
Voting ends for the Vile Volitions II Custom Contest (customizer revealed). - Thursday, March 8, 2012
fastfreddie - Tuesday, March 6, 2012
this is crazy at it's best!!!
Darththomas - Tuesday, March 13, 2012
I reckon it could happen, would definitely make for a few darker more adult episodes if done right
Tim121RVC - Saturday, March 3, 2012
I love the sculpted Joker face on the belt!
Darththomas - Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Thanks mate, love me some extra detail
CDtwitcher - Friday, March 2, 2012
Don't want to bump into this dude. Excellent work! Good concept.
Darththomas - Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Hehe, at least it's not that likely, cheers bud
RedRebelCustoms - Thursday, March 1, 2012
Cool figure! Great backstory!
Darththomas - Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Ta dude, the stories always tend to form whilst I'm building the custom.
NeCrollector - Thursday, March 1, 2012
Very cool concept!
I love it!
Darththomas - Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Cheers bud, it all came from the head really just wanted to use it but in more of a way that it would fit in with the rest of "the collection"
JmTrtt - Thursday, March 1, 2012
Darththomas - Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Thankyou muchly dude
endcity - Thursday, March 1, 2012
lol
Darththomas - Tuesday, March 13, 2012
I giggled a bit whilst doing it too
Voting begins for the Vile Volitions II Custom Contest (pictures revealed). - Thursday, March 1, 2012
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