If you’re anything like me, the moment you finished tearing your way through Daredevil on Netflix, you wanted a little Matt Murdock for your toy shelf as soon as possible. Although official Daredevil figures might be a long way off, the custom community is already making amazing figures to sell.
Already there’s some great figures out there up for sale, and although given the nature of custom figure making these are quite a bit pricier than your usual figure, the amount of work that’s going into these often one-of-a-kind toys is amazing. Most of them look like they’d just be actual figures from a Daredevil toy line! Like the figure, above, by custom figure maker Bee Customs:
Sadly already sold out, but what a great figure. I love the splash of red — the show suit has it but no where near as prominent, but it makes a toy’s look “pop” a bit more.
Speaking of amazing things that have sadly already been sold, there’s also this great figure by Glenn Webb:
Simple, clean, but still a great figure. Even better is that Glenn also posts breakdowns of his custom figures on Youtube, allowing you to see the creation process and just how many figure parts can go into creating a custom figure.
I love toys, but I don’t think I have the bafflingly knowledgeably mind to be able to pick apart figures from different lines and just know how what would be great to use else where. WWE’s Kelly Kelly + X2 Wolverine + Longshot + Superior Spider-Man + Iron Fist = Matt Murdock? Who would’ve thought it?
It always surprises me just how speedy the custom figure community is — to see work this great, basically two weeks after the show was out, is incredible. While I try to shake of my need for a Daredevil toy fix, some of these wonderful Devils of Hells Kitchen would suit me just fine. And although not many seem to be attempting Daredevil’s red suit from the final episode of the series — which I imagine is more daunting a task than the simpler ninja suit — if you’re a fan of all thinks Funko Pop!, this wonderful custom by SpideyCustoms gives us the cutest little Devil there is yet:
You can bid on it here if you want. So cool!
Let’s hope Marvel, Hasbro, Funko et al can get on the Daredevil merchandise train sharpish — and lets hope they can do just as good a job as these amazing customs!
[via The Fwoosh]
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