Thursday, 14 July 2016

GI Joe Resurgence 3 - City Strike Stink Bug and Patch


Stinkbug by bucky
Packaging by Sam Panico




Stinkbug was an original character from part 1. I had alot of fun with the 1st version, though he was a somewhat clunky build. I couldn't pass the chance up to make him again once I had the Scarecrow webgear in hand. I was able to get a toxo viper conversion backpack at Joecon '15. I tried something new and
did some "rust" weathering with it as well, and built the toxo gun from a couple of different pieces.

Filecard by G1Trekker



Parts:
Head:Roc flash with tubing added
Web gear:DCU Scarecrow
Weapons: cast Toxo viper backpack, modded gun. Belt from raginspoon.


Patch by Oreobuilder
Packaging by Sam Panico



I have had SK Omega characters on my customs radar for a while. I pieced together most of the main cast last year, but never got around to painting and accessorizing them. This project gave me the excuse I needed to get off my behind and get them done. I find it fitting that these characters would be included in a GI Joe toy line as they were created by the fathers of the modern GI Joe mythos.

Patch was the character that I was most looking forward to making. I really like the red cross t-shirt with urban camouflage fatigues look of the source material and I tried to be as faithful to it as possible.

Filecard by Sam Panico




Parts:
Head: PTE
Torso, arms: 25th Airborne
Legs: Retaliation Firefly
Vest: 25th Gung Ho
Gun: Marauder
Medical case: 30th Lifeline


Next: Big Boa from Dusty79 and Foxtrot from Oreobuilder

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