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Street Fighter Marvel VS Capcom Zangief Custom Action Figure

 
 
Custom #:59525  
Name:Street Fighter Marvel VS Capcom Zangief
Custom Type:Action Figure
Toy Series:Street Fighter
Creator:VicVeinz  
Date Added:March 22, 2014
Base Figure:ML Planet Hulk, End Hulk
Height:8.50 inches
Hi everyone,
wrestling was one of my favorite thing I liked to watch when I was a kid. I instantly was drawn to do a custom for this contest. So I decided to do one of the most Iconic wrestlers in video games history..USSR russian Street Fighter 2 powerhouse Zangief in his Marvel VS Capcom form. This beast of a man trained and perfected his skills by wrestling wild bears in the old Soviet Union Siberia. The cold war has been over for 20+ years, but I do missed those days of USA VS USSR, Freedom of speech vs Communism, Rocky Balboa vs Ivan Drago and my nuclear warheads are bigger than yours.lol
Street Fighter Zangief symbolized what old mother russia was all about. Big, strong, disciplined with a intimidating presence.
Here what I did to put this wrestling comrad together.
Sota Toys made a Zangief figure years ago, but let face it. It sucked!! He was too narrow,fragile and the quality of the figure was poor. Here my version..I took 3 ML Hulks and combined them..Planet Hulk torso with a sanded down taper waist, then I attached it with End Hulk legs. Sculpted over his scars and added bigger sculpted legs muscles. Next I cut the feet off and attached Skaar boots and sculpted laces and boots lining. Then I did sculpt work on body hair, waist belt & wrist wraps and all his keloids bear scars he has all over his muscular frame. For Zangief head I used MOTU Count Marzo, removed his hair to sculpt a mohawk and full beard. Finally painted him in his famous Street Fighter 2 colors and he was done.
Hope you like this Bigger, Badder and Beastly looking Zangief!!
Im looking forward to seeing all the other entries and good luck to everyone
thanks for watching :)


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User Comments
onewingedcrow - Monday, November 17, 2014
Before I made my own Zangief this page was one of the places (along with Google Image and my copy of Street Fighter 4) that I went to for reference material and inspiration! Awesome work dude!
VicVeinz - Monday, November 17, 2014
Thank you onewingedcrow..I never tought another Zangief custom was going be made after this one, but I was pleasantly suprised to see one & the phenomenal work you did on yours. It's ironic that both of our Zangiefs came in 4th in contests. Its the bond that these two awesome customs share
onewingedcrow - Monday, November 17, 2014
Holy crap I didn't even think of that! Good call though, and thank you for the kind words!
mikey0357 - Monday, June 9, 2014
From one pro wrestling fan to another, I have to say in my best crowd chant from an iconic Philadelphia converted bingo hall Holy $!-!/?, Holy $!-!/?, Holy $!-!/? !!!!!!!!!! This is AWESOME, This is AWESOME, This is AWESOME!!!!!!!!!
VicVeinz - Monday, June 9, 2014
Many factory made figures don't give us what we want. As customizers we try to find a way to create better figures..Im looking forward to seeing more of your work mikey
japormanji - Saturday, May 17, 2014
All of your customs are AMAZING!
VicVeinz - Saturday, May 17, 2014
Thank you bro!! I really appreciated that you like them, its means a lot
Banner/HULK Inc. - Tuesday, April 8, 2014
All right VicVeinz you did it! You made the best and most bad@$$ Zangief figure of all time.. The greatest of all time!
VicVeinz - Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Lol Thanks Banner..you can't go wrong mixing & matching multiple Hulk bases
Bacchus - Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Awesome job Vic! I knew it was you as soon as I saw these pics. Zangief came out awesome, love how he looks like such a beast! Honestly, one of my favorite entries in the contest. Can't wait to see more stuff from you, keep up the amazing work!
VicVeinz - Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Thanks brotha! I was expecting a Nacho Libre in this contest..your custom did him justice bro
DrChops - Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Though this one would be first or second place! Really like this entry, photos made me laugh on a day when I needed a laugh
VicVeinz - Tuesday, April 8, 2014
I'm glad this was able to cheer you up bro.. Just trying put some fun into my work for all to enjoy
Voting ends for the Pin to Win Custom Contest (customizer revealed). - Tuesday, April 8, 2014
massprime - Sunday, April 6, 2014
Looks way better than the Sota one!
VicVeinz - Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Glad you liked this version of him massprime..thanks
NeCrollector - Sunday, April 6, 2014
HOT DAMN! One of the BADDEST Zangief's I've ever seen! And by baddest I mean F@€£ing AWESOOOOOME!
VicVeinz - Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Thanks NeCro..it means a lot coming from a pro!
windblock2007 - Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Love the size of this guy....great work as always.
VicVeinz - Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Thanks for the support WB
ShadyBone1 - Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Wow this looks great.. Zangief looks like a beast.. Great work
VicVeinz - Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Thanks dude
TicaL - Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Wow! That is one gigantic Zangief A lot better than the Sota one!!!! Great job
VicVeinz - Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Thanks TicaL ..the Sota figure could have been great if they wasn't cutting down in cost production
scorpio13 - Tuesday, April 1, 2014
wow what an impressive beast!!! great sculpting and paint apps!!!
VicVeinz - Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Had to make him huge!! Thanks scorpio
DrChops - Tuesday, April 1, 2014
This Zangief rules! Great parts, great sculpting, amazing work!
1andonly5711 - Tuesday, April 1, 2014
This is bad ass dude
VicVeinz - Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Thanks bro
Voting begins for the Pin to Win Custom Contest (pictures revealed). - Tuesday, April 1, 2014
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