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Destro Custom Action Figure

 
 
Custom #:9329  
Name:Destro
Custom Type:Action Figure
Toy Series:G.I. Joe
Creator:solitaire  
Date Added:August 18, 2008
Base Figure:Marvel Legends Silver Surfer
Height:12.00 inches
When I first saw the surfer figure, a whole bunch of things popped into my head: The thing is basically a customizers dream - a well muscled body with no detail whatsoever...but the head screamed Destro. I painted the chest area fleshtone and glued a piece of plastic around the base of the neck to give that riveted ridge look his mask has. Then the eyes went lime green and the whole head got a gunmetal wash. I was always fond of the 90's 12" Destro, He had a removable mask and an accurate costume...though I find it hard to take villainous weapons dealers seriously when they have their name stamped dramatically on their belt buckle. I took the outfit from one of these figures and re-tailored it to fit the surfer, added some calvary boots and 12" Jackman wolverine hands and that was basically it. As a nod to the original Destro figure, I gave him a briefcase filled with weapons, electronics and a image screen of Cobra Commander. Dying to see what Eccleston does with this in the movie.


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pinkspacedog - Tuesday, September 23, 2008
I just wanna say OMG afew more times. OMG OMG OMG
pinkspacedog - Tuesday, September 23, 2008
OMG OMG OMG, frickin rad!
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