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Backlash Custom Action Figure

Custom #:40496  
Custom Type:Action Figure
Toy Series:Wildcats
Date Added:July 2, 2012
Base Figure:DCUC18 Captain Boomerang
Height:6.80 inches
Articulation:23 points
Do you know this fella? I know I don't. He's called Backlash and apparently he's a Wildstorm character. Anyway, it was a request by our forum member and the good chapp said he wanted me to redesign Backlash here a little.
I've started with a DCUC Captain Hobo and a LCBH Madman head. I wanted to incorporate every major point of his costume into my desing and I think I pulled that off. Instead of sculpting some intricate belts and webbing I've used the ones from a Shield Agent and gave them red sparkly thingies. The best part is these belts are the exact same color as the paint mix used on his costume details (which are somewhat raised thanks to my super-secret-techniques).
Backlash wears a full face mask so I had to sand the mouth and flatten the nose of the Madman head to simulate that look. Hair was done with a couple of the good ol' dry brushes and finished with painting white streaks.
After giving the guns a better paint job (or any paint job at all), he's ready to kick ass and hit on your Barbies.

Two cool things to note:
1) the Cap Boomerang scarf can be used as an arm bandanna
2) one of the guns can be "holstered" between his belt pouches and coat.

User Comments
crea-torX - Sunday, October 21, 2012
Kudos! One of Image best characters and they killed him off!
Shinigami - Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Thank for the comments
Cosmic Fantasy Customs - Wednesday, July 4, 2012
great original design, really awesome work and execution.
pulpyfiction - Tuesday, July 3, 2012
Awesome base figure for this! The costume looks great and paints are solid too! nice stuff!
G_Rantula - Tuesday, July 3, 2012
NeCrollector - Monday, July 2, 2012
Excellent work on this custom! Crisp paint apps!
The Watcher - Monday, July 2, 2012
One of my favorite costumes ever! Nice update, I like it!
Chester001 - Monday, July 2, 2012
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