ACBA of the Day – Manbat VS Batman by LOCUST

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ACBA of the Day – Batman X Robin X Deathstroke by LOCUST

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Custom Action Figure – Batman 1989 Movie Style

Hey everyone! My latest custom action figure is up, Batman 1989 movie style! I took the recent NECA Batman Classic Video Game Appearance action figure and completely repainted it. It involved me taking apart the entire figure, including removing the head from the cowl (yeah there’s a Michael Keaton face under there!). I even detailed the face, including the black makeup around the eyes. I also gave my custom Batman 1989 movie figure two capes! One hangs naturally, the other has wires in the top for placing in his hands outstretched like when you first see him in the Batman 1989 movie. Pretty cool, huh? Just click the picture below to take you to the full page with the entire photo set, including a detailed description on the process of making it. And also, if you want to see some exclusive WIP photos and more, be sure to check out the Youtube video for it. And not only that, this custom Batman 1989 movie action figure is up for auction on eBay right now, starting at $0.99! If you’d like to own it, be sure and bid. If you know someone who might want it, feel free to pass the link along! And if this is your first time visiting Mint Condition Customs, be sure to visit the Custom Action Figure Archive to see every single custom action figure I’ve made up to this point. And remember, Mint Condition Customs is where toys become Interactive Art!

Batman 1989 Movie Style DC Universe Custom Action Figure

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*** Head on over to my Ebay Auctions to see what’s available this week, or commission me if you’d like your very own custom action figure like this one. ***

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Due to the way the license is set up, NECA wasn’t allowed to make a straight 7″ figure of Michael Keaton’s Batman 1989 portrayal. The only way they could do it is to paint it in the old NES video game colors. With the sculpt being excellent, I decided to change it and repaint the entire thing to look just like the Batman 1989 movie. This involved taking apart the entire figure (luckily NECA makes this easy with how their figures are constructed), including removing the head from inside the cowl (yes there’s a full Michael Keaton face under there). All the pieces were prepped, and then painted. I even put detailing in the face, including the black makeup around the eyes. For the cape, I dediced to do something extra. I took some black rayon material, and used a movie accurate cape pattern to make it. I then made a second cape, and added some wires running through the top for Batman to hold in his hands outstretched to mimic when he first appears in the movie. And now this custom Batman 1989 action figure is ready to take down the criminals of Gotham City!

Custom Action Figure – Ra’s Al Ghul, League of Shadows (Movie Style)

Here is my latest custom, Ra’s Al Ghul in his League of Shadows ninja gear from Batman Begins! I always wanted Mattel to make this version, but since they never did I just had to do it myself. Ra’s Al Ghul has been rendered in complete movie accurate detail, down to the plating on the back of his gloves and even his belt. I even sculpted in and removed the weird open mouth gap the Ra’s head had before. Click on the photo below to see the full photo set and detailed description on how it was made. Click here to see the video for a bunch of exclusive WIP photos! And if you’re interested in owning this custom League of Shadows Ra’s Al Ghul, it’s currently for auction on eBay. If you know someone who might be interested, please pass the link along. And if this is your first time visiting Mint Condition Customs, check out the Custom Action Figure Archive to see every single custom I’ve made up to this point. Mint Condition Customs is where toys become Interactive Art!

 

Ra’s Al Ghul League of Shadows (Movie Style) DC Universe 6″ Custom Action Figure

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*** Head on over to my Ebay Auctions to see what’s available this week, or commission me if you’d like your very own custom action figure like this one. ***

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I always wanted Mattel to make a proper Ra’s Al Ghul Batman Begins figure, but since that never happened, here I bring you Ra’s Al Ghul in full League of Shadows ninja gear! Ra’s al Ghul was made using a Star Wars the Black Series Episode 3 Obi-Wan Kenobi, the head from a Movie Masters Ra’s Al Ghul, and the forearms from a Movie Masters Batman Begins Batman. I fused the Batman Begins forearms to the Obi-Wan arms, and used Aves Apoxie Sculpt to blend and fill in the gaps. I also added plating to the back of the hands (including the rivets!) with styrene. The lower cloak was replaced with fabric. The belt is made using two strips of styrene, with the belt buckle being fodder that happened to be perfectly movie accurate. Everything was repainted several shades of dark brown to match the movie, with the gauntlets dry brushed lightly for a metallic look. The head was also completely repainted, and I even sculpted in to cover that weird open mouth gap he had before. One katana later and League of Shadows Ra’s Al Ghul is ready to take down Batman and do all that is necessary to cleanse the world of corruption!

NECA Batman 1989 Classic Video Game Appearance Now on Sale Now!

The 7″ NECA Batman 1989 Classic Video Game Appearance action figure was just put on sale at the NECA eBay store. According to NECA, it’s in limited quantities, so get it while you can! Just click the link or the picture below to take you there. The NECA Batman 1989 Classic Video Game Appearance action figure is based on the look from the Tim Burton 1989 movie starring Michael Keaton, but painted in the colors of the sprite from the Batman video game. I hope this helps out some fellow collectors. And if this is your first time visiting Mint Condition Customs and you’re a custom action figure enthusiast, be sure to check out the Custom Action Figure Archive to see every single custom figure I’ve made to this point. At Mint Condition Customs, toys become Interactive Art!

ACBA of the Day – Batman VS Predator: Ambush by J Roebuck

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ACBA of the Day – Batman in Wonderland by Wizard of X

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