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Dark Knight Returns Batman Custom Action Figure

 
 
Custom #:43922  
Name:Dark Knight Returns Batman
Custom Type:Action Figure
Toy Series:Marvel Legends
Creator:fitzjedi  
Date Added:October 29, 2012
Base Figure:NECA GUILE
Height:6.50 inches
OKAY. So it has been a long time since I've been inspired so obsessively that I drop EVERYTHING and focus on ONE custom.

Hats off to grungethemovie for his AMAZING Dark Knight Returns Batman. that figure is one of the most BAD-A$$ I've seen, and has directly inspried not just THIS guy, but a Superman and a Robin from that series as well. I did this Batman a while ago with a DCUC body but grunge's was so awesome I had to try his recipe.

SO thanks to grungethemovie for this direct inspiration, and thanks to all the other DKR Batman customizers including 4LCC, DDA, and Madtinker76, Shinigami, Horton, and my man, Ole Jade Jaw.

Neca Guile, with mad amounts of sculpt on his head to get an angry old Batman. I sculpted the individual pouches for the belt and then glued them to a piece of strap; sculpted the boots, gauntlets, pretty much everything. Cape is wired for MAXIMUM poseability!

Of course he needs his girl, Robin. She is a LCBH Panda. sculpted her body and head; glasses arecut piece of plastic from a figure package. Her cape is also wired.

All these will be up for grabs soon.

COMMENTS AND CRITIQUES ARE WELCOME!! THANKS GRUNGE--second pic is an homage to your pic!!

-Fitz


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Ricky Lewis - Sunday, May 25, 2014
ice work!
Redmist - Monday, February 11, 2013
Not sho if I commented b4 but this rocks, Fitz!
Davey Blaze Customs - Sunday, February 10, 2013
May I ask how you sealed the wires into the cape? I've noticed that crazy glue on fabric sometimes melts the fabric and has a wierd chemical reaction. Did you do this a different way?
Davey Blaze Customs - Sunday, February 10, 2013
That is awesome!!! I'm a big fan of that graphic novel and have been dying to do a figure of him. Haven't settled on a base fig. yet, but I Love ho0w you did this one! and good use of the base fig. for girl Robin! I actually had her and Clown face and traded them in because I didn't think I'd get much use out of them, but that is an excellent use!
G_Rantula - Thursday, November 29, 2012
EXCELLENT.
RandyJordan - Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Great custom! ... I hated that girl o much in the movie , you did a good job on her too.
loosecollector - Thursday, November 15, 2012
Fitz... this is a masterpiece!
StrangePlanet - Friday, November 2, 2012
That's a pretty good take on that character and a nice use of that recipie. Came out nice, but I gotta tellya, I like that Robin a lot more. That just screams personality and is such a cool little toy.
3bcustoms - Thursday, November 1, 2012
BADA$$ BATS BRO!!!!
Nuffsaid - Thursday, November 1, 2012
Amazing work bro!
ManyMack Creationz - Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Beyond amazing Fitz, this is sharp work, great job!
NeCrollector - Wednesday, October 31, 2012
PERFECTION, Fitz!!!!
This masterpiece of yours is a prime example of why this site is so awesome...artists inspiring artists...pushing one another to do better.
Amazing sculpt work, on both Bats and Robin!
Stevid - Tuesday, October 30, 2012
I loved this!! This is great, sculpting, paint is just awesome!!!
grungethemovie - Tuesday, October 30, 2012
awesome!
thank you man, I'm happy I inspired you to make your own!
The Watcher - Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Awesome DKR!!
Lucidaemon - Tuesday, October 30, 2012
SOLID!!!!
JayBlazeXGen - Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Great job
bet1 - Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Terrific Batman!!!!! Love the last pic!!
CAb00se - Tuesday, October 30, 2012
love it...best one I have seen yet!!
JmTrtt - Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Awesome work fitz!
-JT
AceTheBathound - Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Batman and this Robin ROCK!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Shinigami - Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Looking good. Great job there, Fitz.
JeddTheJedi - Tuesday, October 30, 2012
The proportions on this figure fit the DKR version of Batman really well, and you've hit the sculpting out of the park, particularly with the head - it's just amazing. Very, very well done as usual, Fitz.
Kull.3397 - Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Absolutely a masterwork!!
Valkyriezero1 - Tuesday, October 30, 2012
I've seen it's movie and it's really great, you really captured the art style on this figure, well done!
fitzjedi - Tuesday, October 30, 2012
If you liked that cartoon, you should check out the actual comic--it's even better!
ole jade jaw - Monday, October 29, 2012
Outta the park buddy! Nicely done Fitz.
scarecrow studios - Monday, October 29, 2012
awesome work fitz, he looks perfect.
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