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Black Widow (the Avengers) Custom Action Figure

 
 
Custom #:44028  
Name:Black Widow (the Avengers)
Custom Type:Action Figure
Toy Series:Marvel Legends
Creator:Switch625  
Date Added:November 4, 2012
Base Figure:Marvel Legends Mystique
Height:6.00 inches
I'd been waiting awhile to do this one, I just needed the right pieces. I started out placing a Marvel Legends Hope Summers head on a Mystique body and then I got to work. Flat black on the body suit, plus some flesh tones on the chest (doesn't quite match, I know). I cut up the utility belt and replaced much of it with a rubber band. I also cut off the holster and reattached it with another rubber band. Then I made a matching holster out of some plastic and painted the whole harness system glossy black. I like the contrast when I mix glossy and flat colors. I then added the stinger bracelets from a Marvel Select Black Widow, which I had originally purchased for this custom before realizing it was way out of scale with my other Avengers figures. I added some SHIELD emblems, which I created in Illustrator, to the shoulders (those pics didn't turn out so you'll have to take my word for it), although I had to move them down to clear the joint. I added the uniform details, then I took some fabric and made the boot covers, to which I added more rubber bands. I have to say I think this is one of my best customs yet.


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User Comments
suprasizeme - Friday, November 9, 2012
Great looking BW, Great use of parts and I love all the small details. Awesome custom.
NeCrollector - Monday, November 5, 2012
Beautiful work! The line detailing is amazing!
fitzjedi - Sunday, November 4, 2012
Looks fantastic!
Kyatollah - Sunday, November 4, 2012
Nice! I just made a Black Widow custom with the same head choice on a Domino body. Same guns too! Glad to know my instincts aren't completely out of left field. Very well done!
HisDivineShadow - Sunday, November 4, 2012
looks awesome, I love the head choice and mystique is an excellent base body! great work!!
MCollector - Sunday, November 4, 2012
Very nice!
a9j8tgh6yhnf456m - Sunday, November 4, 2012
very cool hope's head works great
christinacxxx - Sunday, November 4, 2012
great work
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