[CUSTOMS] Gambit by Ska Lives

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Jun 202016

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Over the past few months Ive been in a creative slump. Nothing has really motivated me to work on a custom piece, and Ive only cranked out a few since I moved to Virginia last summer. Its kind of sucked really. That being said I believe the dust has beeen knocked off because I really felt motivated to do this custom!

Any how, I had the epiphany to use the ROC Rex torso to make a Gambit custom; Gambit being one of my FAVORITE X-Men characters ever. After this I found that I had a Gambit head in my fodder, and then it was just a matter of finding suitably armored legs to really hammer it home. The rest of the work came from some light green stuff sculpting on the lower legs to hide the factory pants sculpting, and using that same green stuff to make his trade mark cards and smokes. The energy effects were done with hot glue.

I hope you dig it!


Head – AVACS Lab Cast
Torso – ROC Rex
Arms – ” ”
Hands – ” ”
Upper Legs – ” ”
Lower Legs – 50th Rock Viper
Feet – DG Snake Eyes

Coat – ROC Rex
Staff – Random Fodder
Cards and cigarette – Green stuff
Energy effect – Hot glue w/ green stuff card inside

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[CUSTOMS] The Punisher, by Viper6

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Sep 092015

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From the desk of Mayhem Customs’ Viper6:

“Frank has always been a favorite, anyone who knows me knows I LOVE The Punisher, and that WAR ZONE was probably my favorite comic series being that I like him grim and gritty… anyway, when I heard a 1/6th scale figure was inbound … I set myself to task with my first ever 1/6th scale custom, hope you enjoy this one even half as much as I do, I had a blast pulling him together (would you believe that head was storm shadow unmasked?)”

View_Discuss[See more great customs from Viper6 HERE.]

[CUSTOMS] Dravenheart’s Domino

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Aug 212015

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From the workbench of Dravenheart

“Never really been too much of a fan of Domino, but she is pretty popular. Got a request recently, so she finally made it to my project list. It was inevitable that I would end up making this X-Force member, really.”




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Voting Poll Open for 1st Quarter Mt Rushmore Custom Legends

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Feb 192015

This quarter’s theme was Service Dress. Please take a second to vote on the custom you think has the look and overall custom chops to be named the 1st Quarter winner.

POLL: February Calling All Customs Character

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Jan 282015

Who will it be. Please click on the link to vote on your favorite Joe or Cobra character for the month of Feb

Sgt Slaughter
Cover Girl

Gi Joe Custom Character Showcase: Mercer

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Jan 232015

It’s the return of the “Calling All Customs “A Gi Joe character showcase. If your a customizer, artist, writer doesn’t matter to us. We’d love to showcase Mercer for the month of January.

2015 Mt. Rushmore Custom Legends Contest Begins

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Jan 142015

We have 4 quarterly custom contests set for the year. Participate in 1 or all of them. New format and rules for this year so be ready for anything. Contest starts tomorrow Jan 15th and to kick things off the theme for this 1st Qtr which we call “The Tradition” will be just that, it’s a GI Joe/Cobra Military Service Dress or Service Academy look. So get those clean cut men and women dressed up and make those boots shine. This contest ends on Feb 15th.

2014 Mt. Rushmore Custom Legends Contest Review

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Jan 022015

Thanks to all the members from customizers to users who provide entries to comments to promoting and voting this event for a great year in the custom contest. Special thanks to StarWarsGeek custom supply shop for sponsoring the event. Please give our 4 quarterly winners a big round of applause.

Marvel Studios has found its Dr. Strange

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Oct 272014

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According to Deadline Hollywood,

Marvel has finally found its Doctor Strange. I’m hearing Benedict Cumberbatch is the studio’s choice for the superhero pic, and negotiations are about to begin. The news comes after talks with Joaquin Phoenix around the time of Comic-Con went south, and Marvel went back to the drawing board. With names like Jared Leto and Tom Hardy also in the mix, this is obviously a coveted role. I expect this deal to make.
Cumberbatch is in the Oscar hunt this year for The Imitation Game, the Alan Turing biopic that the Weinstein Co is priming for a November 21 release. His hot streak has included winning the Emmy for playing Sherlock Holmes on the BBC/PBS hit Sherlock.

Phoenix never had a deal, and Marvel quickly got into it with other actors to play Doctor Strange in a free-standing film.

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I’m going to show you something beautiful…

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Oct 222014

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It is Official, Hydra has released the first trailer for one of next year’s most anticipated movies, Avengers: Age of Ultron. Click the Poster to see…

11th Annual Action Figure Expo September 28th Meet Larry Hama

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Sep 202014

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Thanks to OG13 member Ooyah for the heads up! Larry Hama will be attending the Action Figure Expo next weekend in Toronto.

2014 Guest Information

larry-hamaLARRY HAMA
Larry Hama is best known to fans as writer of the Marvel Comics licensed series G.I. Joe, based on the Hasbro line of military action figures. Hama said in a 2006 interview that he was given the job by then editor-in-chief Jim Shooter after every other writer at Marvel had turned it down. Hama at the time had recently pitched a Nick Fury: Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. spin-off series, Fury Force, about a special mission force. Hama used this concept as the back-story for G.I. Joe. He included military terms and strategies, Eastern philosophy, martial arts and historical references from his own background. The comic ran 155 issues (February 1982-October 1994).

Hama also wrote the majority of the G.I. Joe action figures’ file cards—short biographical sketches designed to be clipped from the G.I. Joe and Cobra cardboard packaging.[9] In 2007 these filecards were reprinted in the retro packaging for the G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero 25th Anniversary line.

At the 11th Annual Action Figure Expo Mr. Hama will be signing and meeting with the attendees as day long.

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New Image reveals the Vision

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Sep 082014

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An alleged leaked image of a Sideshow Collectible prototype figure of the Vision has surfaced online. It has a striking resemblance to Paul Bettany’s likeness for the upcoming Avengers: Age of Ultron film.  Check it out after the jump.


[Toy News] Lego 2015 Set Details

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Aug 312014

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From ToyArk:

LEGO 2015 Set Details Super Heroes Jurassic World Star Wars and More

Posted on August 30, 2014 at 11:13 am by DESTRO under DC Toy News, Lego Toy News, Marvel Toy News, Star Wars Toy News

If you missed the fury of LEGO news that got leaked this week, don’t worry we have your back with a massive round up of LEGO2015 Sets. Of special note are a few new themes that have been added to the LEGO 2015 line-up: Bionicle, Pirates, Jurassic World and Elves. Many new details have been leaked about the upcoming LEGO DC Super Heroes line, but since the new LEGO Marvel Super Heroes line will be attached to Avengers Age of Ultron movie, and with that the potential for movie spoilers, the fist information we will see will come out of the LEGO Toy Fair 2015 Collectors Event. Check out a shortened list of out favorite LEGO 2015 lines below and make sure to click into the story to see the full list with a few images after the jump.
LEGO DC Super Heroes 2015

  • 76025 – Green Lantern vs. Sinestro
  • 76026 – Gorilla Grodd Goes Bananas
  • 76027 – Black Manta Deep Sea Strike
  • 76028 – Darkseid Invasion
  • 76029 – Brainiac Attack

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes

  • Avengers Age of Ultron No full sets details available at this time for the Rumored 5 sets.

Star Wars Rebels

  • 75078 – Imperial Troop Transport
  • 75082 – TIE Advanced Prototype
  • 75083 – AT-DP
  • 75084 – Wookie Gunship
  • 75090 – Ezra’s Speeder Bike

LEGO Pirates 2015


  • 70409 – Shipwreck Defense
  • 70410 – Soldiers’ Outpost
  • 70411 – Treasure Island
  • 70412 – Soldiers’ Fort
  • 70413 – The Brick Bounty

LEGO Elves 2015


  • 41071 – Aira’s Creative Workshop
  • 41072 – Naida’s Spa Secret
  • 41073 – Naida’s Adventure Ship
  • 41074 – Azari & The Magic Bakery
  • 41075 – Treetop Hideaway
  • 41076 – Farran & The Crystal Hollow

Check out the full list of known LEGO 2015 sets after the jump.

LEGO Jurassic World 2015
Confirmation that this will be a theme in 2015. No set details available yet, wait for toy fair 2015

LEGO Star Wars 2015
75072 – ARC-170 Starfighter
75073 – Vulture Droid
75074 – Snowspeeder
75075 – AT-AT
75076 – Republic Gunship
75077 – Homing Spider Droid

75079 – Shadow Troopers
75080 – AAT
75081 – T-16 Skyhopper
75085 – Hailfire Droid
75087 – Anakin’s Custom Jedi Starfighter
75089 – Geonosis Troopers

LEGO Architecture 2015
21022 – Lincoln Memorial
21023 – Flatiron Building

LEGO Bionicle 2015

70778 – Defender of Jungle
70779 – Defender of Stones
70780 – Defender of Water
70781 – Defender of Land
70782 – Defender of Ice
70783 – Defender of Fire
70784 – Lewa Master of Jungle
70785 – Pohatu Master of Stones
70786 – Gali Master of Water
70787 – Tahu Master of Fire
70788 – Kopaka Master of Ice
70789 – Onua Master of Land
70790 – Lord of Skull Spiders

LEGO City 2015
60065 – ATV Patrol
60066 – Swamp Police Starter Set
60067 – Helicopter Pursuit
60068 – Crooks Hideout
60069 – Swamp Police Station
60071 – Police Hovercraft

60072 – Demolition Starter Set
60073 – Service Truck
60074 – Bulldozer
60075 – Excavator & Truck
60076 – Demolition Site

Great Vehicles
60081 – Pickup Tow Truck
60082 – Dune Buggy Trailer
60083 – Snowplow Truck
60084 – Racing Bike Transporter
60085 – 4×4 with Powerboat
60088 – Fire Starter Kit

LEGO Collectable Minifigures 2015
71008 – Collectable Minifigures Series 13
71009 – Simpsons Collectable Minifigures Series 2

LEGO Creator 2015
31027 – Blue Racer
31028 – Sea Plane
31029 – Cargo Helicopter
31030 – Red Go-Kart
31031 – Rainforest Animals
31032 – Red Creatures
31033 – Vehicle Transporter
31034 – Future Flyer
31035 – Beach Hut
31036 – Toy & Grocery Shop

LEGO Disney Princess 2015
41060 – Sleeping Beauty’s Royal Bedroo
41061 – Jasmine’s Exotic Adventure
41062 – Elsa’s Sparkling Ice Castle
41063 – Ariel’s Undersea Palace

LEGO Friends 2015
41085 – Bunny & Babies
41086 – Mobile Pet Care
41087 – Rabbit Mother With Babies
41088 – Puppy Training
41089 – Foal Care Stable
41090 – Olivia’s Garden Pool
41091 – Mia’s Sports Car
41092 – Stephanie’s Pizzeria
41093 – Heartlake Hair Salon
41094 – Heartlake Lighthouse
41095 – Emma’s Family Home
41097 – Heartlake Balloon
41162 – Friends Animals Series 6
Vet Ambulance
Vet Clinic

LEGO Juniors 2015
Beach Trip
Pirate Treasure Hunt
Garbage Truck
Fire Suitcase
Supermarket Suitcase

LEGO Legends of Chima 2015
70220 – Strainor’s Saber Cycle
70221 – Flinx’s Ultimate Phoenix
70222 – Tormak’s Shadow Blazer
70223 – Icebite’s Claw Driller
70224 – Tiger’s Mobile Command
70229 – Lion Tribe Pack
70230 – Ice Bear Tribe Pack
70231 – Crocodile Tribe Pack
70232 – Saber-tooth Tiger Tribe Pack
Unknown Legends of Chima Set 1
Unknown Legends of Chima Set 2

LEGO Mixels 2015
65103 – Mixels Series 4
The LEGO Movie 2015
70817 – Batman & Super-Angry Kitty
70818 – Double-Decker Couch
70819 – Bad Cop’s Police Car

LEGO Ninjago 2015
70745 – Anacondrai Crusher
70746 – Anacondrai Copter Attack
70747 – Cole’s Boulder Blaster
70748 – Titanium Dragon
70749 – Temple of Anacondrai
70750 – Mobile Ninja Base
70751 – Unknown Ninjago Set
70752 – Jungle Trap
70753 – Lava Falls
70754 – Jay’s Electro-Mech
70755 – Lloyd’s Jungle Raider

LEGO Supercars 2015
75899 – LaFerrari
75908 – 458 Italia GT2
75909 – McLaren P1
75910 – Porsche 918 Spyder
75911 – McLaren Mercedes Pitstop
75912 – Porsche 911 GT Finish
75913 – F14 & Scuderia Ferrari

LEGO Technic 2015
42032 – Compact Tracked Loader
42033 – Record Breake
42034 – Quad Bike
42035 – Mining Truck
42036 – Street Motorcycle
42037 – Formula Off-Roader
42038 – Arctic Truck
42039 – 24 Hours Race Car

LEGO Ultra Agents 2015
70166 – Spyclops Infiltration
70167 – Invisible Gold Robbery
70168 – Drillex Diamond Theft
70169 – Secret Agents Secret Use
70170 – UltraCopter vs. AntiMatter

Ice Cream Van
My First Tractor
Rally Car
My First Farm
My First Playhouse
Creative Building Box
Sofia the 1st Royal Stable
Sofia the 1st Royal Castle


GI Joe: Resurgence Day 31 The Final Day…

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Jul 312014

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Today is a bittersweet day as the custom project created by Oreobuilder, Bucky, and Dusty79 has come to a close. Here is a look at their Catalog and final thoughts. Please join us in applauding their great efforts and amazing building skills. It has been an historic month for the custom action figure community!

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SDCC 2014: A Visual Adventure (with solo0525)

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Jul 242014

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solo0525 is live at the 2014 San Diego Comic Con, and snapping up a grip of interesting pictures. I will be rebroadcasting them here for him!

Click VIEW/DISCUSS below for MANY more images! Even more will be added as the convention progresses!


Masters of Mayhem Custom Contest [VOTE NOW!]

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Jul 232014

Do you have what it takes to put your custom on the Mt. Rushmore Custom Legends. Contest ends 7/15. Check the contest details and let the battle of the master customizers begin.

[CUSTOMS] Ghost Rider (by icecreamman)

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Jun 052014

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From the desk of icecreamman:

“This is my second take on Marvel comics’ Spirit of Vengeance. I used a 25th Crimson Guard as base figure for my first version of Ghost Rider. I just wanted to give my Ghost Rider a more “biker”/leather-clad look than a black Crimson Guard-ish look. I initially wanted to use a Retaliation Firefly, the one with the collar. But the collar seems kind of big for Ghost Rider. I thought ROC Thuderblast’s torso with a smaller collar would look better. Hope you like it! “

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Batman and Hellboy… by Icecreamman

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May 162014

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From the brilliant mind of IceCreamMan comes this awesome team up of superhero customs! He really has come into his element and we cant wait to see whats next!

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