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Rainbow Raider Custom Action Figure

Custom #:48827  
Name:Rainbow Raider
Custom Type:Action Figure
Toy Series:DC Universe
Creator:Xysma Warhorse  
Date Added:April 12, 2013
Base Figure:Hour Man
Height:6.00 inches
Another one for my Flash Rogues, it's Rainbow Raider!!! I filled in the gap on Cyclops' visor, primed it black, then painstakingly hand painted all the stripes, my masking tape was too big for these stripes, so I had no choice. I was trying to make him look tough in spite of his silly get-up and I think it worked.

User Comments
Jaiman - Tuesday, April 16, 2013
This is ace. Seriously speaking, I think this guy would be a cool rep for the gay community. Bought flippin time we had more gay superheroes!
Rabid_Ewok - Friday, April 12, 2013
Awesome work on those paint lines!
Xysma Warhorse - Friday, April 12, 2013
Thanks Rabid_Ewok!
jarasa1 - Friday, April 12, 2013
A very colorful chracter in deed. Job well done.
Xysma Warhorse - Friday, April 12, 2013
Thank you jarasal!
THWIP71 - Friday, April 12, 2013
The paint looks perfect does the entire custom. BTW, for future detail work that might need taping, try 3M fine line masking tape...usually sold at Automotive Parts supply stores. It comes in regular and blue vinyl, in multiple widths. I used it for years in car refinishing, when custom stripes/bands or other details needed to be painted in different colors.
Xysma Warhorse - Friday, April 12, 2013
Thanks for the tip, I knew of it's existence, but all I can ever find is the Tamiya tape at the hobby store, I'll have to check the auto parts place.
NeCrollector - Friday, April 12, 2013
MUCH RESPECT, brother! Those lines are flawless! The paint job is SUPERB! I love the color scheme of this villain's outfit...very unique and striking. A masterpiece in my book, X!
Xysma Warhorse - Friday, April 12, 2013
Thanks NeCro!
Grinmankey - Friday, April 12, 2013
I'm having an anxiety attack just thinking about how painstaking those stripes were. Great job!!!
Xysma Warhorse - Friday, April 12, 2013
It took me awhile to work up to it, I was dreading it so much, but it turned out to be pretty easy, I think I watched (listened to) about 3 episodes of JLU, so that's a little more than an hour, not as bad as I feared.
monkeybluecheese - Friday, April 12, 2013
Villain?! This is a superhero for the Gay Community! Go girl! This is for YOU!

Kidding aside, well done, mate!
Comicustoms - Friday, April 12, 2013
San Francisco would embrace such a champion lol! Clean work!
Xysma Warhorse - Friday, April 12, 2013
I'm not touching that one! Although the thought did cross my mind many times as I was painting him.
Ole Jade Jaw - Friday, April 12, 2013
Very nicely done man. Steady hand indeed.
Xysma Warhorse - Friday, April 12, 2013
Thanks brother!
claytonemery - Friday, April 12, 2013
Very sharp. Not sure about tough or trying-to-look-tough, but the first punch will decide it.
Xysma Warhorse - Friday, April 12, 2013
Come on, he looks tough, right? A little? Like a sparkly, tough, rainbow.
python6 - Friday, April 12, 2013
Great job your paint job leaves me speechless
Xysma Warhorse - Friday, April 12, 2013
Thanks Python6! I appreciate it, this was one of those times I was in "the zone." I never really messed up, it was amazing!! I just knew I'd have to go back and touch up everything, but luckily I didn't!
ringomendoza - Friday, April 12, 2013
Man, those paints are amazing..The character should get a new tailor, though. One of the goofiest outfits I´ve ever seen,lol. but I guess that´s what makes him cool too. I´m still amazed by how clean the lines came. Talk about steady hands, and talent, of course!
Xysma Warhorse - Friday, April 12, 2013
Thanks Ringo! It really is a ridiculous outfit, Flash has the weirdest villains, but they are really fun to make!
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