Thursday, February 22, 2018

Dale - Private Investigator / Former Army Ranger (Rescue Rangers)

 Dale is the co-owner of the Rescue Rangers private investigation firm. He's a former Army Ranger and his special forces background makes him the companies contact point for quite a few conventional, and unconventional, sources and resources. Jovial and light-hearted... at least on the outside.

Parts Recipe:
Pops Racer - Head
Roshi - Torso
Snake-Eyes - Legs
Indiana Jones - Shoes



Chip - Private Investigator / Former National Park Service Ranger (Rescue Rangers)

More Disney Afternoon characters humanified. From Chip 'n' Dale Rescue Rangers, this is Chip. I've re-imagined him as a former Park Ranger with Native American ancestry (Chippewa? Maybe 'Chip' is a bit of a slighting nickname?) who has started a private investigation firm with Dale, a former Army Ranger. Chip is the adventurer and wilderness expert, loves cold weather but wears his bomber jacket even when it's too warm.

Parts Recipe:
Sgt. Airborne - Base Figure
Indiana Jones - Hat, Jacket
Spirit Iron-Knife - Legs
Pons Limbic - Cuffs

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Shere Khan - Khan Industries CEO

Shere Khan from TaleSpin. Pretty simple figure. I went with the Amrish Puri / Mola Ram head sculpt to tie the Jungle Book character back to his original Indian setting...

Parts Recipe
Chameleon - Base Figure
Mola Ram - Head and Hands


Don Karnage - Air Pirate

Another Disney Afternoon character "humanified," this is Don Karnage from Tale Spin. LOVED Tale Spin, such a cool universe. Don Karnage was a great villain with that ridiculous implacable accent. My version doesn't have the long tails on the coat... but that's because I need him to fit into a custom Air Pirate plane at some point!

Fandral - Head
Cobra Commander - Body
Windchill - Thighs
Destro - Lower Legs, Feet
Pirate of the Caribbean - Boot Cuffs

Sunday, February 18, 2018

Rob and Don - Gotham Mutants

 These were mostly just for fun, but now I'm starting to feel the need for a custom Batman to fight them. Based on the Mutant gang from The Dark Knight Returns and the Legends of the Dark Knight episode of the old Batman Animated show.

Parts Recipes:
ROB
Cyclops - Head
Storm Shadow - Torso
Neo-Viper - Legs

DON
Cyclops - Head
Firefly - Torso
M.A.R.S. Industries Trooper - Legs

Eleven - Stranger Things

I started my Stranger Things customs before the 3 3/4 Funko Reaction figures were announced, and got a little discourage on showing mine after the official releases.
I thought about splicing these together with the official figures, but decided I liked them as is. I think my Demogorgon is much closer to scale, and I'm pretty proud of how that head came out.

Walking Dead Comic Penny - Base Figure
TVC Leia (Jabba's Prisoner) - Arms, Legs
Plourr Ilo - Head
Mini-Falcoln


The Demogorgon - Stranger Things

 I started my Stranger Things customs before the 3 3/4 Funko Reaction figures were announced, and got a little discourage on showing mine after the official releases.

I thought about splicing these together with the official figures, but decided I liked them as is. I think my Demogorgon is much closer to scale, and I'm pretty proud of how that head came out.

Parts Recipe:
6" Tomar Re (Green Lantern) - Base figure with extended wrists, ankles, and t-bar hips added
Star Wars Massiff Creature Jaws (5) - Unfurled head mouths.