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Victor Zsasz Custom Action Figure

 
 
Custom #:43306  
Name:Victor Zsasz
Custom Type:Action Figure
Toy Series:DC Universe
Creator:JeddTheJedi  
Date Added:October 4, 2012
Base Figure:DCUC Kamandi
Height:6.00 inches
I'm missing a Mr Zsasz from my Batman Rogues Gallery, and decided to try my hand at making one - the prospect of having to carve all those scars was what put me off the idea at first. Well, I've cheated a little and painted the scars on instead, first in black and then in red to give a bit of an illusion that they're raised. The base figure was a DCUC Kamandi, whose belt I'd earlier ripped out for a Cassandra Cain Batgirl custom. I filled in the gap with epoxy putty, and swapped the head out for a Col. Quaritch head from the Avatar Movie Masters line(that I had earlier used as a Ra's Al Ghul head) with sculpted and painted hair and eyebrows, as well as a bit of a black wash around the eyes. I used some sculpt to make his neck a little larger as it was too thin before. All the skin then needed a repaint too, before the scars could go on. I repainted the pants orange so they look like they were once part of a prison jumpsuit - it was really difficult getting the orange paint on. Zsasz's knife was a combat knife accessory from a Toys R Us military figure pack (those figures are great for their accessories), with some painted-on blood for added effect. Thanks for looking!

UPDATE: My friend suggested that I go over the custom with some shading to bring out the scars a little more, a la 3bcustoms (who did a great 3.75 inch scale Zsasz). Hopefully I didn't go overboard with the black wash, and it looks better now.


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thompsoncolton - Saturday, December 29, 2012
As that "friend", I've gotta say, it came out really nicely. Love the detail on the scars and the eyes.
JeddTheJedi - Saturday, December 29, 2012
Thank you! Yup, the shading was a great suggestion.
fitzjedi - Sunday, October 7, 2012
This was a great idea! Very cool!
JeddTheJedi - Sunday, October 7, 2012
Thank you Fitz, so glad you like it!
JayBlazeXGen - Friday, October 5, 2012
NICE!
JeddTheJedi - Friday, October 5, 2012
Thank you!
MCollector - Friday, October 5, 2012
Good job,nice choise of body!
JeddTheJedi - Friday, October 5, 2012
Thank you! I looked at Kamandi and thought "hmm, maybe Victor Zsasz".
NeCrollector - Thursday, October 4, 2012
Disturbingly cool custom! Freaky and I love it!
JeddTheJedi - Thursday, October 4, 2012
Thank you, I'm glad you do!
Rogue - Thursday, October 4, 2012
You could have just went over him once with a lawn mower Good job!!
Boy that Kamindi figure is good for a lot of characters, I used him for my John Carter.
Rogue
JeddTheJedi - Thursday, October 4, 2012
Heh - there's an idea! Thank you Rogue. Yeah, the Kamandi figure may be one of the goofiest DCUC figures around, but given some work it can go a long way. Thanks once again!
Chester001 - Thursday, October 4, 2012
awesome zsasz
JeddTheJedi - Thursday, October 4, 2012
Thanks Chester! You used part of Kamandi for your own Zsasz figure...I just got lazy and used most of him!
ManyMack Creationz - Thursday, October 4, 2012
Nice work!
JeddTheJedi - Thursday, October 4, 2012
Thank you Mack!
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