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Wolverine - Ultimate Custom Action Figure

 
 
Custom #:62784  
Name:Wolverine - Ultimate
Custom Type:Action Figure
Toy Series:X-Men
Creator:Shinigami  
Date Added:June 22, 2014
Base Figure:various
Height:7.10 inches
Articulation:25 points
Wow, this guy took me a while to make. Last year, I've bought the Marvel Select Wolverine figure specifically to turn him into a Ultimate Wolvie. I don't know about you, but I'm a fan of Hugh Jackman. I think he's a great Logan and has a lot of fun making these movies. So of course I wanted him on my shelf! But not that bland shirtless-cargo pants combo.
My first idea was to take the upper half of the MS figure and combine it with NECA David-8's lower half. But that didn't work out – Dave's hips and legs were too small. And on top of that, Wolverine doesn't have a waist joint and I didn't have the patience to cut him in half. Tha
That's where this custom was for almost a year – nowhere. Just this week I came back with a vengeance. True to my older customs, I wanted to make him with what I had in the fodder bin. I had a million different ideas and only one guidline – to use as much of the MS fig I could. It took some time but I finally came up with this:

head, arms and shoulder joints – MS Wolverine
torso – NECA Duke Nukem
hands – ROML Wolverine
crotch, belt and disc joints – NECA Dutch
legs and hip balls – MS movie Hawkeye
boots – ML4 Punisher

I think that's a rather nice looking figure. The claws are a custom cast I got from the Casting Cave. They're beautiful and I couldn't not use them. Plus, bone claws make for a more interesting look than the usual adamantium ones.
As always, the figure was painted and shaded a LOT. I've kept pure black only on his boots, gloves and belt.
Hope you like him!

A ton more pics on my FB page (Shinigami Customs).


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User Comments
Shinigami - Monday, August 25, 2014
Thanks, kda
kda87 - Sunday, August 24, 2014
Wow, you keep making the customs I dream I was capable of. Ultimate wolverine is my favourite wolverine outfit.

Amazing job!

I've wanted to do something like this with my marvel select wolverine figure but I'm too much of a novice to sculpt cloths on him.

Maybe one day.

Great job!
Shinigami - Monday, August 25, 2014
No, I don't use any sealers. I just leave a lot of paint on the edges of those stickers. First make a mess painting them entirely all the way to the space under them, and then I finish the edges to look nice. I've never had any stickers come off.
Shinigami - Tuesday, July 15, 2014
I like this comment a lot, Victory Convoy
victory convoy - Monday, July 14, 2014
how the hell did I miss this earlier!!! this is balls to the wall badass!!!
buckyohare - Monday, July 7, 2014
wow love this so much
Shinigami - Thursday, July 3, 2014
Yeah, that would've been a lot better, Matt Man.
TheMattMan095 - Thursday, July 3, 2014
This is awesome! I really wish he had worn this in the first three X-Men movies instead of that horrid leather outfit...
Wolverine_12 - Monday, June 23, 2014
This figure is amazing, if you are still offering to make another one I would be interested for sure!
Shinigami - Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Sure I am. I'll PM you.
Red Robin - Monday, June 23, 2014
Great wolverine, amazing work, keep it up jak już mówiłem podziwiam Twoje prace
Shinigami - Friday, July 4, 2014
No dzięki, dzięki.
Davey Blaze Customs - Monday, June 23, 2014
This is FANTASTIC!!!
Shinigami - Friday, July 4, 2014
THANK YOU!!!
RedRebelCustoms - Monday, June 23, 2014
Really great use of fodder here! Sweet custom bro!
Shinigami - Friday, July 4, 2014
Yeah
suprasizeme - Monday, June 23, 2014
Parts selection is genius and the execution is flawless. Amazing Custom!!!
Shinigami - Friday, July 4, 2014
Thank you, I do think that those parts fit together quite well.
KirkyMonster - Monday, June 23, 2014
Great work.
Shinigami - Friday, July 4, 2014
Thanks a lot, pal!
Shinigami - Monday, June 23, 2014
Thanks very much for the kind words, friends!
Carnivac - Sunday, June 22, 2014
Always felt the Ultimate Wolvie uniform would look good on Hugh Jackman's Wolvie and you've proved that right. This a great custom.
Shinigami - Monday, June 23, 2014
Exactly! They should've just given him this uniform and it'd look way better than those fugly leather suits.
Carnivac - Monday, June 23, 2014
Oh I wasn't saying that. I like the leather suits myself (far better than his yellow comics costume) but it would have been nice to seen him in this sorta thing at least once.
ringomendoza - Sunday, June 22, 2014
great use of parts, design and paints. Looks really bad-a$$
Shinigami - Friday, July 4, 2014
Gracias, Ringo!
Chester001 - Sunday, June 22, 2014
best wolverine figure ever!!!! soo awesome
Shinigami - Monday, June 23, 2014
Wow, thanks
fitzjedi - Sunday, June 22, 2014
WOW--that's BAD-A$$!!
Shinigami - Friday, July 4, 2014
Hey, thanks, Fitz!
KoolMisfit - Sunday, June 22, 2014
Just wow...
Shinigami - Friday, July 4, 2014
Aww
MARVELOUS_CUSTOMS - Sunday, June 22, 2014
Wooow bro, this is hands down my favorite Wolverine by far. I love his overall look and execution of parts. I would really love this in my collection, let me know.if you are willimg to let it go. P.s. I really love that you added the stripe elements from the classic Wolverine.
Shinigami - Monday, June 23, 2014
Those stripes are on his original Ultimate costume. Not always in this form, because they're drawn differently by different artists, but they're there. I was inspired by Leinil Francis Yu.
Unfortunatelly I'm not selling him but you can always ask me to make one for you!
bet1 - Sunday, June 22, 2014
Oh Man that's Sweet!!!!!!!
Shinigami - Friday, July 4, 2014
Cool that you like him!
Bacchus - Sunday, June 22, 2014
Looks great!
Shinigami - Friday, July 4, 2014
Thanks, amigo!
Nsp - Sunday, June 22, 2014
great looking wolverine
Shinigami - Friday, July 4, 2014
Thank you, NSP.
Banner/HULK Inc. - Sunday, June 22, 2014
One of the most awesome Wolverine customs, especially since this is the uniform that I like the most, hasn't been done this well before! Nice work on those lines of the outfit!
Shinigami - Monday, June 23, 2014
Thanks, glad you like him! Those tiger stripes are actually stickers, I use them all the time for symbols, most recently on my Hawkeye. It's way easier to cut out 6 stickers than to paint 6 symmetrical designs.
kda87 - Sunday, August 24, 2014
Do you use some kind of sealer to make sure the stickers won't come up?
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