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Fin Fang Foom Custom Action Figure

Custom #:46670  
Name:Fin Fang Foom
Custom Type:Action Figure
Toy Series:Marvel Legends
Creator:Heroes Assembled Customs  
Date Added:January 30, 2013
Base Figure:Spawn Movie 12" Malebolgia
Height:16.00 inches
Articulation:12 points

Yet another entry for the infamous 'Giusti Collection' :)

This baby clocks in around 16-17" when fully extended, sports a completely 'from scratch' head sculpt, and fully sculpted body.
Recipe is as follows:

Base: Spawn Movie Malebolgia body
Head: Sculpt
Scales: Sculpt
Wings: Hasbro Annihilus BAF
Tail: Hasbro FFF BAF
Fins: Dc Direct JUSTICE Martian Manhunter clear variant cape
Purple Trunks: Sculpt

**EDIT** Also, the Neck is the piece I'm proudest of. Neck/shoulder joint, and joint at base of the head, provided by the Mattel Parallax BAF, and the middle part, sculpted from scratch. Has roughly 180 degrees of rotation on each joint, giving the neck a TON of articulation!

I started this thing back at the end of October, and have been whittling away at it piece by piece between other figures. Almost 4 months, 2.5 lbs of Apoxie sculpt, a whole lot of Citadel paint later, and the long haul is worth it!

**Added in ball joints on the wings to improve posability!**

Enjoy, and please check out my other creations on my Facebook Page:

User Comments
Dr.Zom - Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Heroes Assembled Customs - Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Thanks Dr!
HectorHall - Wednesday, May 7, 2014
Heroes Assembled Customs - Wednesday, May 7, 2014
Thanks man. I'm thinking of making an updated version, maybe the reddish/orange color scheme this time.
thecronest - Friday, May 3, 2013
this is incredible. I love your sculpting skills. rock on man
Heroes Assembled Customs - Friday, May 3, 2013
Thanks for the kind words!
Heroes Assembled Customs - Thursday, February 14, 2013
The amount of attention this figure has gotten me has blown my mind. you guys are awesome, thank you so much for the feedback and kind comments.
TicaL - Sunday, February 10, 2013
Amazing piece of work!
jzmack4201 - Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Holy crap that's awsome!!!!!
windblock2007 - Saturday, February 2, 2013
Man I love the way this came out,This is by far custom of the year.
fastfreddie - Saturday, February 2, 2013
A GIANT BEHEMOTH OF A MAGNIFICENT MARVEL!!! PURPLE AND GREEN RULES~!!!! The level of detail and time put into this is just on a scale all by itself!!! Congrats, bro... this is one of the AGES! INSTANT LEGENDARY STATUS!
Redmist - Wednesday, February 6, 2013
WORD. Thanx 4 sharing this insanely good piece
grungethemovie - Friday, February 1, 2013
hehehe, of course this guy would be showcased! Congrats, man, awesome job!
RedRebelCustoms - Friday, February 1, 2013
Outstanding! Digg'n that green! The real prize here is the articulation achieved with the massive amount of sculpting! I absolutely love how the sculpt came out as well! FAN-FOOM'N-TASTIC!
bjpalm1994 - Thursday, January 31, 2013
WOW!! Now that is a work of art!! Your sculpting is crazy good! I picked up a few these and the movie Violator myself for some random monsters in my displays. Never would have thought to use Malebolgia for a FFF. Great Job!! Did the knees on yours break? A couple of mine had really weak knees
Heroes Assembled Customs - Thursday, January 31, 2013
The knees have been fine on both my Malebolgia bases, BUT on my Cthulhu figure, one of the elbows popped off. I was able to fix it with a plastic screw (the kind that comes with eyes for plush animals) at the Jo Anne fabric's right next door, and re-paint the head and it was good as new!

If you're interested, check out my Cthulhu figure under my profile here for another Malebolgia base figure. I was thinking of using that base again, but not sure for what....
ferrytalecustoms - Thursday, January 31, 2013
Sick, very sick work here. Bet you got frustrated at some point with that much sculpting.
Heroes Assembled Customs - Thursday, January 31, 2013
Actually, no! The sculpting wasn't as 'difficult' as it was time consuming, lol...but I have all my DC Universe animated blu rays playing on my mac while I sculpt, so it's perfect for mood setting
jigsaw78 - Thursday, January 31, 2013
StrangePlanet - Thursday, January 31, 2013
Holy crap.
Man, that is one serious Foom, and I LOVE the Foom.
This looks really badass and imposing and dangerous, whihc is awesome, not to mentioon how impressive all the work on it is. Bravo!
Heroes Assembled Customs - Thursday, January 31, 2013
You guys all humble me, especially those of you who've personally helped me when first starting out as a customizer. I really appreciate the comments and feedback, it makes this all worthwhile. Here's to a lot more customs down the line!!
Stevid - Thursday, January 31, 2013
Wow bro did you take some customizing steroids, share some with me!! This is one epic custom!
Heroes Assembled Customs - Friday, February 1, 2013
Lol, thanks man
superflash - Thursday, January 31, 2013
Wow! That is one amazing Foom!!!
Comicustoms - Thursday, January 31, 2013
This is amazing! Some serious work and patience went into this. I remember you shared the w.I.p. pics with me on FB and now the finished results are here! Outstanding!
suprasizeme - Thursday, January 31, 2013
This custom is the stuff of legend. Words cannot adequately describe how awesome this custom is. Just plain unreal.
TheRealSupaMan - Thursday, January 31, 2013
Nice job! Amazing sculpt work and great attention to detail!
NeCrollector - Thursday, January 31, 2013
STANJOKER - Thursday, January 31, 2013
scarecrow studios - Thursday, January 31, 2013
spectacular work, im in awe.
ev214 - Thursday, January 31, 2013
awesome work dude! 2 vthumbs way up!
Hayes - Thursday, January 31, 2013
Do really need another comment on how good this is?... Sure u do. Awesome Awesome Awesome
Heroes Assembled Customs - Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Updated with a few more pics....
loosecollector - Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Brother, this is VERY impressive work. One for the books!
Heroes Assembled Customs - Wednesday, January 30, 2013
WOW LC, thank you very much !
giusti - Thursday, January 31, 2013
the bar is being raised month to month this is the greatest hobby on the planet. one of a kind pieces created out of the imagination of an artist and put into a hand held articulated statue of the heroes and villains we read and watched as kids. this kills model planes and cars welcome to the collectors of the 21 century. sickkkkkkkkkkkk much respect to all the artists. the infamous collection is almost completed lol god bless
NeCrollector - Thursday, January 31, 2013
Well said, giusti
Niteowl75 - Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Wow!!, this is absolutely beautiful!!
Heroes Assembled Customs - Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Thanks for all the kind words everybody!! I really appreciate it!
Xysma Warhorse - Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Wow! This turned out amazing, your hard work really paid off.
horton'sheroes - Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Nice Triple F man! I would have driven myself crazy trying to sculpt all those scales in a uniform fashion. Beautiful enduring project my friend!
Heroes Assembled Customs - Wednesday, January 30, 2013
It's actually not as hard as it looks. I made each section as a 'tube' of sorts, tapered at both ends. I placed it where I wanted it to go, and then simply used a flat ended sculpting tool and imprinted the lines, making separate 'cells'. I then used a brush and alcohol to smooth out the lines, and voila. Done.
giusti - Thursday, January 31, 2013
im lost on all that horton but ya what he said is rite flatten it and spread each cell lolllll crazy bro
fitzjedi - Wednesday, January 30, 2013
GOOD NIGHT that's brilliant!
JonMichael - Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Heroes Assembled Customs - Wednesday, January 30, 2013
JonMichael - Wednesday, January 30, 2013
I would have wrote more, but I don't have the words to describe this masterpiece. Laying eyes upon it reduced me to a drooling, stuttering fool. Only now am I able to correctly form words and sentences, again.
toxinvenom - Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Never cared for old Fing Fang Foom, or his name...but your creation here, the sculpt, and painting make this thing come Alive!
Heroes Assembled Customs - Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Thanks man!
shapp - Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Dude I have been watching the wips of this on the Worlds Greatest Customizers FB page and the title of that group is surely fitting when you see this custom. This is hands down one of my all time favorite and will almost def get my vote of customer of the year for 2013 =p. Wish you could have shown some more pics of the neck, was most excited for that. Please post a crap ton of pics on FB or message me (Wesley Shapp) on FB and send me some pictures of this masterpiece.
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