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Hugo Strange Custom Action Figure

 
 
Custom #:43664  
Name:Hugo Strange
Custom Type:Action Figure
Toy Series:DC Universe
Creator:JeddTheJedi  
Date Added:October 18, 2012
Base Figure:DCUC John Constantine, DC Direct Justice Lex Luthor
Height:6.50 inches
I count myself among the many who are hankering for a proper Hugo Strange figure from either Mattel or DC Collectibles, especially since the character figured so prominently in the Arkham City storyline. He's also a major Batman villain I don't have a figure/custom of, and have been hoping to make for some time. The base body was a DCUC John Constantine (from the Club IE subscription, I think) that I was fortunate enough to find loose. He's a useful base figure. The lab coat was from an Alias figure, and painted white. I modified the tie, because Constantine wears it loose but I don't think Hugo Strange would. The head was the hard part, I didn't have a bald figure head with the right neck attachment, but I eventually decided to go with a Justice Lex Luthor head from DC Direct. I had to modify the base of the head to fit on the neck, so lots of dremeling. It still doesn't fit properly on the head, but it will do. The beard and eyebrows were sculpted on and painted, and the glasses are from a DC Direct 90s-style Superboy. The Batman mask accessory in the first pic is from the DCUC Black Mask figure.

Updated with new paints.


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User Comments
Customcave - Wednesday, July 10, 2013
Great recipe Well done I like the results I am going to copy this one
JeddTheJedi - Wednesday, July 10, 2013
Thank you, I'm glad you think so! I look forward to seeing your take on this recipe and am very sure it will be much better than mine!
ManyMack Creationz - Friday, October 26, 2012
Love your before and after photos, it shows the work you put into this and all your cool figures!
JeddTheJedi - Friday, October 26, 2012
Thanks, I think it always help to show what I've changed from the original - glad you like the idea!
mordachi - Friday, October 19, 2012
very nice work, sir.
JeddTheJedi - Friday, October 19, 2012
Why, thank you!
firefly - Friday, October 19, 2012
one fantastic Dr. Strange!
JeddTheJedi - Friday, October 19, 2012
Thank you firefly!
fitzjedi - Thursday, October 18, 2012
Nicely Done!
JeddTheJedi - Friday, October 19, 2012
Thanks Fitz!
JayBlazeXGen - Thursday, October 18, 2012
Great
NeCrollector - Thursday, October 18, 2012
Who needs Mattel or DC Direct? You just created one awesome Strange!
JeddTheJedi - Thursday, October 18, 2012
That is very high praise, thank you NeCrollector!!
Chester001 - Thursday, October 18, 2012
p.s that john constantien is a custom itself
its a movie masters body or dcuc sandman body with a sculpted captain boomerang head and legacy joker or dcuc quetsion jacket
so you customized a custom
JeddTheJedi - Thursday, October 18, 2012
Hi Chester - that John Constantine wasn't a custom. If I'm not wrong, the figure is meant to be part of the DC Club Infinite Earths subscription line, and it is an official Mattel figure. Some collectors have been able to buy it off eBay. I just bought it loose; sometimes I'm able to find loose DCUC figures that somehow found their way from the factory to the flea market. Mattel definitely reused parts from the Question and/or other figures, but they did sculpt a new head and tie.
JonMichael - Thursday, October 18, 2012
Also, the Sandman body is completely different from the movie masters body. Taller by almost 3/4 of an inch.
Chester001 - Thursday, October 18, 2012
awesome
nightwing27 - Thursday, October 18, 2012
looks brilliant , great recipe
JeddTheJedi - Thursday, October 18, 2012
Thank you!
HisDivineShadow - Thursday, October 18, 2012
works really well, love the recipe and execution, great work!
JeddTheJedi - Thursday, October 18, 2012
Thank you very much, glad you like the recipe and that you feel it came together okay!
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