CustomCon 30 – Day Four

Welcome to CustomCon 30, the fifth installment to be hosted by and!

What is CustomCon?

CustomCon is a special presentation of new custom toy creations by customizers around the globe. Ten years in the running, it’s still going strong. Inspired by the presentations of new product by legitimate manufacturers at Toy Fair and other trade shows, CustomCon is a “fake” convention, whereby customizers present their latest creations and recipes as if unveiling a new line of real toys to retailers. It’s always a lot of fun, for both the viewers and the participants.

If this is your first exposure to a CustomCon, click here to see what’s been offered over the past 29 CustomCons.

DAY FOUR: Thursday, December 15

Additional Links

CC30: Star Wars Legends – Dark Empire / Deluxe Figures by Lestat

After many fan requests, Lucasfilm is releasing a limited edition set of 6-inch scale Star Wars figures. There will be a series of figures from each movie and EU figures voted on by the fans. These figures will feature multiple points of articulation, cloth accessories, and top notch sculpts. Series 1.5 includes one two pack and one deluxe figure / vehicle pack.

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CC30: Marvel Legends – X-Men Everywhere by Jakey-Jake

X-Men, X-Men everywhere. Last winter it was Avengers, but Custom Con 30 is the year of the X-Men! It’s been killing me to hold some of these customs back (especially Colossus!) as I’m seen some killer versions of these characters lately. It was a blast making these X-Men, new, old, and supporting cast. Am I the only one that has trouble putting together coherent naratives for these entries?

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CC30: Marvel Legends – X-Factor and Excalibur by Jakey-Jake

Neither of these core groups have enough members for an entry of their own, so why not combine them! Since we already have an X-Factor Cyclops, I thought to myself, who would be a good stand in? Since Havok has made a living being a stand in for his older brother, he was a logical choice. And hey, he was in X-Factor too! I just finished reading both of these titles, and while they fizzled at the end, there were some great stories to be had along the way. Enjoy!

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