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Bishop (X-Force,Messiah War) Custom Action Figure

 
 
Custom #:47392  
Name:Bishop (X-Force,Messiah War)
Custom Type:Action Figure
Toy Series:Marvel Universe
Creator:fireflamespit  
Date Added:February 23, 2013
Base Figure:Warpath
Height:4.85 inches
Articulation:18 points
A lot of us are used to the classic Bishop blue & yellow duds. However, when I read the X-Force Messiah War Story Arc, Lucas Bishop was sporting a more simpler costume, black and white, and a mechanical arm.

The arm apparently served as a power source for his kinetic blasts (guess he got tired of getting shot at first before he could blast back :P). The arm also had a device that could help jam telepaths from accessing Bishop's thoughts, and get this... small mechanical tentacles (sheesh). Which he tried to use on Stryfe, which of course failed miserably.

I took Colossus' right arm and sculpted away. Took a bit of creative liberty here to make it look "techno-organic".

I used Warpath's torso and added a neck joint so he could look up and down.
Cable's belt gave me the pouches and I scuplted a new buckle for the X logo.

I did a combo of matte and gloss paints, suffered much on the white trying to get it even, painted the M symbol on Ripcord's face, and viola, we have a Lucas Bishop.

The only nod to his original costume is probably the glove on his left hand. :D

God bless and have a great weekend.


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Blain3 - Monday, March 4, 2013
WOW!
fireflamespit - Monday, March 4, 2013
Thanks man
Davey Blaze Customs - Monday, February 25, 2013
This is really awesome! It always blows my mind when people make customs as good as this in such a small scale. That arm looks KILLER!!! I really like the organic flow to the metal
fireflamespit - Monday, February 25, 2013
Thanks Davey, I was supposed to go for the actual comic look of the arm but later decided to have more fun with the design, and this is what happened
RatedR321 - Monday, February 25, 2013
The sculpt on that arm is superb
fireflamespit - Monday, February 25, 2013
Thanks dude
asch - Monday, February 25, 2013
once again You made fantastic custom, sculpt and paint - 10/10!
fireflamespit - Monday, February 25, 2013
Thanks a bunch Asch
fitzjedi - Sunday, February 24, 2013
Nicely done!
fireflamespit - Monday, February 25, 2013
Thanks Fitz dude
NeCrollector - Saturday, February 23, 2013
ALGEBRAIC!!!!! Awesome work on that techno-organic arm, brah! Nice, clean paint apps! It's great to see Bishop sporting a different outfit.
fireflamespit - Saturday, February 23, 2013
Thanks Necro-dude bro.
The arm was fun
ferrytalecustoms - Saturday, February 23, 2013
Looks very cool bro, that arm came out great. Good work all around. I did something similar to improve my original cable figure on the left arm, will post it soon.
fireflamespit - Saturday, February 23, 2013
Thanks Ferry-dude. The original Cable is indeed lacking in terms of sculpt for his mech-arm, the musculature is off as well. can't wait to see yor improved Cable.
WhiskeytangosCustomShop - Saturday, February 23, 2013
really really great sculpt on the armor
fireflamespit - Saturday, February 23, 2013
Thanks Whiskeytango brother, I had to experiment quite a bit on this in terms of sculpt and paint
pock63 - Saturday, February 23, 2013
Wow!!! This is great, the work you did on his arm is amazing!!!
fireflamespit - Saturday, February 23, 2013
Thanks Pock-dude, the arm was fun
(((CARLITOS))) - Saturday, February 23, 2013
Wow
fireflamespit - Saturday, February 23, 2013
Thanks Carlitos
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