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Nova Custom Action Figure

 
 
Custom #:48113  
Name:Nova
Custom Type:Action Figure
Toy Series:Marvel Legends
Creator:Jin Saotome  
Date Added:March 18, 2013
Base Figure:Constrictor
Height:6.00 inches
When I heard the Guardians of the Galaxy may feature cameo characters from Marvel I got to thinking, who would I like to see? Nova was my first choice and here's my take on a GoG Nova. I went with a mix of classic, Annihilation, and movie-esq designs for his costume using a ML Constrictor base body, the arms and lower legs of Avengers Loki, head of an Ult Spiderman Nova, and fodder fists. Extra armor ridges were sculpted on as were his chest ports. Two Street Fighter dragon-uppercut blasts were modded to fit on his smaller fists and I created a double ball jointed flight stand that's modular in nature. He was painted with Testors Model Master Acrylics and a special mix of Formula P3 gold, metallic gold pigment, and acrylic sealer for the best gold paint I've been able to use. Now Nova can rocket towards trouble and blast the bad guys into orbit!


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Cosmic Fantasy Customs - Saturday, March 23, 2013
stellar work, love the custom and the accessories are perfect. also your pics really set the figure off.
StrangePlanet - Thursday, March 21, 2013
I knew we'd start seeing some nice Novas using that head. But the sculpts on the chest and legs are the really impressive parts. Nice job!
Jin Saotome - Friday, March 22, 2013
Thank you
Stevid - Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Love this Nova!! Amazing!
NeCrollector - Tuesday, March 19, 2013
OUTSTANDING custom of Nova!
Jin Saotome - Friday, March 22, 2013
Thanks!
tommyx - Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Awesome job!
scarecrow studios - Monday, March 18, 2013
great work. I love those orange lines in the gold.
Jin Saotome - Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Thanks, I wanted to give him 'movie seams' but wasn't sure how to do it, so I used the armor's panel lines, heh.
Galactape- Middle Earth customs - Monday, March 18, 2013
Awesome!
MiSTER MARVEL - Monday, March 18, 2013
wow this is awesome great job
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