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Mortal Kombat...Scorpion/Sub-Zero Custom Action Figure

Custom #:62050  
Name:Mortal Kombat...Scorpion/Sub-Zero
Custom Type:Action Figure
Toy Series:Mortal Kombat
Date Added:May 31, 2014
Base Figure:TMNT 1988 Vintage Shredder Figures
Height:5.00 inches
Articulation:7 points
Hi everyone

MORTAL KOMBAT!!!!!!!!!!!!!

At first, I wasnt planning to enter this contest but when I saw how many entries were put in. I decided to join in the fun and take on a new challenge of doing a custom with cheap or vintage figures and did Mortal Kombat Scorpion and Sub-Zero.
Mortal Kombat is a very graphic and bloody fighting game that has a unique atomosphere and mood compared to other fighting games in its genre.
Here what I did to make the two most popular fighters from this game.
I had two 1988 tmnt vintage Shredder figures in my fodder which I stripped of its spike armor and use for previous customs. I first sanded down Shredder helmets and began sculpting Sub-Zero and Scorpion hoods and unique face masks. Then continue sculpting their Gi, forearms, ankle guards, arm and calves straps and belts. Then I cut a piece of vinyl for the hanging front cloth and made Scorpion weapon from wire & shoulder armor and gave Sub- Zero some ice accesories. Finally gave each figure a total repaint of their in game colors with multiple color shading to give them a little realism/claymation feel to them and eliminate the Shredder toy look it originally had and they were done.
These are my first Mortal Kombat custom figures I done.
Hope you guys like them and I wish everyone who entered this contest good luck!!
Thanks for watching


User Comments
edisonpark - Friday, June 20, 2014
Very nice work!!!
VicVeinz - Friday, June 20, 2014
Thank you edisonpark..Im really glad you liked them
pock63 - Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Great work, I love the set
VicVeinz - Thursday, June 12, 2014
Thank you pock63! It was a cool change-up customizing on vintage figures for once
Rudotrese - Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Well deserved most talked about custom spot. Congrats on the win. Being on the most talked about column for the cheapo challenge feels like a gold to me!!! Kudos and congrats. You should be proud of your outstanding work!!!
VicVeinz - Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Thank you for the kind words Rudotrese, I really appreciated!! I did these guys in four days and sneak them in the contest just before the deadline. I hope all Mortal Kombat fans enjoy them because they were fun to make.
TicaL - Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Good idea to use the old Shredder figures! Great job as always my friend!!!
VicVeinz - Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Thanks TicaL! I really didn't want to throw away these Shredder figures, I finally was able to find some use to them
MARVELOUS_CUSTOMS - Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Awesome work bro, Flawess!! I love the way they turned out.
VicVeinz - Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Good to see you back in the game of customizing thanks bro!!
Banner/HULK Inc. - Monday, June 9, 2014
And Mortal Kombat is another most talked about custom, this really is an awesome set! Congrats again VicVeinz!
VicVeinz - Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Banner..I appreciate all the support bro!!
DeionCustoms - Monday, June 9, 2014
Congratulations on that medal.
VicVeinz - Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Thanks Deion
mistic*Misty - Monday, June 9, 2014
omg! I love them great idear of base figure ^^ im sorry you dint win first place for me they deserve first place ^^
VicVeinz - Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Thank you being one of the biggest MK fans, I'm glad you love them..
mikey0357 - Monday, June 9, 2014
Scorpion Wins! Sub-Zero Flawless Victory! Converted Shredders, Fatality!!! Congrats Vic on your win!!!
VicVeinz - Monday, June 9, 2014
Lol..You do have a way with words A great comment, thank you mikey. I appreciate it bro!!
NeCrollector - Sunday, June 8, 2014
Congrats on the win, brother! Love the 2 customs & the pics...a really fun entry to a really fun contest!
VicVeinz - Sunday, June 8, 2014
Thanks NeCro...yes this contest was a fun one..A throwback to how customizing figures used to be back in the days.
windblock2007 - Monday, June 9, 2014
This was fun,I would like to have Cheapskate Challenge 2 .
VicVeinz - Monday, June 9, 2014
It will be a while before another..A lot of credit goes to you WB for pushing the idea & making others try out another form of customizing..kudos bro
windblock2007 - Tuesday, June 10, 2014
I really appreciate that.....thank you Vic.
Gee - Sunday, June 8, 2014
My favs, congrats on the bronze. Reminds me of mortal mondays
Gee - Sunday, June 8, 2014
My favs, congrats on the bronze. Reminds me of mortal mondays
VicVeinz - Sunday, June 8, 2014
Classic launch day and commercial..thanks
Banner/HULK Inc. - Sunday, June 8, 2014
VicVeinz congrats on the win! These two were so well done, great sculpting, painting, and the best presentation!
VicVeinz - Sunday, June 8, 2014
Thanks for the kind words Banner..I tried to put on a storytelling show in these posts
windblock2007 - Sunday, June 8, 2014
I thought you was the winner buddy.but still great work, and congratulations on 3rd place.
VicVeinz - Sunday, June 8, 2014
Thanks WB for encouraging me to enter this one..I certainly learn something customizing on older figures with limited articulation
ShadyBone1 - Sunday, June 8, 2014
Congratz Vic on placing third.. These mk customs are great.. Keep up the good workk!!
VicVeinz - Sunday, June 8, 2014
Glad you liked them coming from a big MK fan like you
HectorHall - Sunday, June 8, 2014
These are nicely detailed! I would love to see a few more Kombatants in this style!
VicVeinz - Sunday, June 8, 2014
Thanks HectorHall, hey you never know
Bacchus - Sunday, June 8, 2014
Congrats of getting bronze Vic! Really like the style of these figures. Can't forget to mention those awesome pics too!
VicVeinz - Sunday, June 8, 2014
Thank you Bracchus for all the support..glad you liked them
Voting ends for the Cheapskate Challenge Custom Contest (customizer revealed). - Sunday, June 8, 2014
Gee - Thursday, June 5, 2014
Those were the days..
mikey0357 - Thursday, June 5, 2014
These guys are so cool! Love the video game look! Just awesome! Got my vote!
Rudotrese - Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Nicely done... Hope this earns u a... flawless victory!!!
CN Customs - Wednesday, June 4, 2014
WOW... These are definitely gonna win this contest
MCollector - Tuesday, June 3, 2014
Great work,the "Fatality" scene is just perfect! 5 stars!!
Nits - Monday, June 2, 2014
fantastic work man! superb
HorrorFreakNY - Monday, June 2, 2014
Wow brother, that's talent, keep them coming!
NeCrollector - Monday, June 2, 2014
These 2 are so cool! Using the Shredder as a base figure is genius...I love their 'claymation' look!
Wolverhulk Iron Spideysurfer - Monday, June 2, 2014
These guys made me regret not joining in the fun of this contest. Just awesome!
scorpio13 - Sunday, June 1, 2014
wow just phenomenal work on these two!!! love ur style!!!
KirkyMonster1983 - Sunday, June 1, 2014
Awesome work I think they turned out great!!!
Synister Troy's Toys - Sunday, June 1, 2014
great job!!! these look badass
1andonly5711 - Sunday, June 1, 2014
So sweet dude. Hope you place
ShadyBone1 - Sunday, June 1, 2014
Veryy trippy.. I love these pics! Great work
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