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Absorbing Man Custom Action Figure

 
 
Custom #:40829  
Name:Absorbing Man
Custom Type:Action Figure
Toy Series:Marvel Universe
Creator:Dr.Zom  
Date Added:July 13, 2012
Base Figure:Marvel Legends Icons Grey Hulk
Height:14.00 inches
Completion Time:80.00 hours
Articulation:31 points
This Absorbing Man is an extension of the version depicted in Journey Into Mystery #121 that I like so much, with some features from issue #115 thrown in for good measure. I landed a Marvel Legends Icons Grey Hulk to use as a base and completely redid his head, facial features and pants using a Dremel and lots of wet/dry sanding. I also Dremeled in some "seam" grooves into the "steel" side of his body. Then I went nuts with Apoxie sculpt and Fix-it to do the rivets, stone arm, cinder block and brick textures, boots, and pants. I also sculpted over a hard styrofoam ball from Michael's for his ball and chain (decorative chain is from one of the mega-hardware stores). He is painted using a variety of textures and dry brush applications using Citadel and DecoArt paints. Finally I sealed him up with Plaid® Mod Podge® and Krazy® Glue. Check out my WIP thread in the forums for more details. Thanks for looking and God Bless!


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User Comments
hypnos88 - Monday, September 3, 2012
this is an amazing figure can I get your number for more info on this figure
Dr.Zom - Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Thanks for the interest, but I don't give out that information in the blogosphere. Feel free to take a look at my thread in the Custom Workstation area of the forums for details on the piece.
hypnos88 - Sunday, March 31, 2013
would you sell this figure I would love to get it
Cosmic Fantasy Customs - Monday, July 16, 2012
I have been watching this masterpiece in your workstation for a while and it is so amazing. fantastic work, love it.
Dr.Zom - Monday, July 16, 2012
Thanks for taking the time to comment, Cosmic! A lot of work went into this job of course and it really means a ton to me for such pros to take notice. Much appreciated!
Dr.Zom - Sunday, July 15, 2012
Thank you all so much for the kind words and support! I'm floored by the list of artists who chimed in given your skill levels; really means a lot to me being a newer artist still learning the finer details of the medium. Glad you like him!
3bcustoms - Sunday, July 15, 2012
Turned out amazing bro
Banner/HULK Inc. - Saturday, July 14, 2012
Outstanding! A lot of work went into this guy, great job!
Shinigami - Saturday, July 14, 2012
It's awesome.
CosmicKid123 - Saturday, July 14, 2012
Now that's some hardwork you showed us
yaoutm45 - Saturday, July 14, 2012
Nice!! Great looking absorbing man!
Nsp - Saturday, July 14, 2012
looks kewl
Automatauntaun - Friday, July 13, 2012
Love the classic look boss! great to see it up here!
Thunderstrike14 - Friday, July 13, 2012
Absolutely Amazing!
NeCrollector - Friday, July 13, 2012
Awesome custom! EPIC work, dude! I love it!!!
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