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Fan Art Friday: Custom Action Figures Based on Retro Video Games

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August 16, 2013


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Fan Art Friday: Custom Action Figures Based on Retro Video Games

With NECA’s unveiling of their limited edition Jason Voorhees figure made exclusively for SDCC this year, I’ve been seeing quite a few custom figures popping up with the same theme. Based on the Friday the 13th NES video game, NECA’s figure is a bad-ass glow in the dark spectacle that has already become a hot item for toy collectors.

In that same vein, Freddy in Space recently posted their take on a few “would be” figures based on vintage horror games. Likewise custom toy maker John Mallamas recently shared a few of his pieces, based on the Alien vs Predator arcade game from 1994. The one that would really complete this nostalgic set for me would be a neon green turd of a toy E.T. based on the abomination of an Atari game… so I created one. You’re welcome.


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Artwork by John Mallamas


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Artwork by Frank Browning


Artwork by yours truly

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Rondal is the Editor-in-Chief of Strange Kids Club and a creative instigator who tackles each day with Red Bull-induced enthusiasm and a mind for adventure. Rondal has written for other sites including Rue Morgue, Fuel Your Illustration and Bloodsprayer. His obsession with horror movies, 80s animation and action figures is considered unhealthy by medical professionals.