JLW515 Custom Snake Eyes

JLW515 Customs stopped by to show us another awesome custom in his G.I. Joe Revisited series for us to see on our forums.

This one is one guy everyone knows, Snake Eyes. This is based on his original “commando” look with a twist.

Alright, well, been busy for the past couple of weeks. Here is my custom “Class of 1982” Snake Eyes.

I really like the whole “Commando” side of SE better than the “Ninja” aspect. I like to think that his ninja training takes a back seat to his military training. There was a Marvel issue where Hawk is depicted with a black shirt and green pants. I always thought this would be a cool look for SE sort of blending both his ninja and commando together (“I’m a little bit country; I’m a little bit rock-n-roll”).

The lighting kind of sucks on this picture, but I painted the legs of Retaliation Dojo Snake Eyes. I based the camo pattern off of a 1980s Army camo uniform. I just free-hand painted the three colors (green, brown, tan) layered over each other.

I gave him Resolute Beach Head’s web gear with a second knife, again channeling that ninja aspect more to a military style, and a Valor v Venom UZI because I like the folding stock.

I do have a second version of this style of SE that I need to photograph that has the black, ribbed shirt with MTF Spec-Ops pants.

You can check out the rest of the pictures and let JLW515 know what you think by visiting the thread on our forums here.

Don’t forget to check out all his customs on his blog G.I. Joe Revisited.

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Stalker from JLW515 Customs

JLW515 Customs dropped yet another awesome custom for us to see on our forums.

This one is a custom of one of everyone’s favorite Ranger, Stalker.

This is simply a 25th Stalker head sculpt, which IMHO is the best. I just do not like that 30th version with the braided pony tail. However, I like the 30th body sculpt and paint apps the best. Marauders just announced an “Ambush-Ops” camo figure, that I’m sure I will use one day for either an updated or alternate Stalker custom.

I think I spent more time customizing Stalker’s file card than I did figure! LOL! In my Joeverse, Stalker is the First Sergeant. I think he was portrayed this way in the early Marvel comics. Stalker always seemed like a team leader. So, in my Joeverse I’ve made some rank changes and branch changes that I think work better and add some military diversity to the team – except for Cutter, he’s the only Coast Guardsman on the team!

Since my Joeverse is set “in the not so distant future” (kind of like the X-Men and GIJOE movies) I try to make the file cards as generic as can be so that they are not dated to a particular time period.

You can check out the rest of the pictures and let JLW515 know what you think by visiting the thread on our forums here.

Don’t forget to check out all his customs on his blog G.I. Joe Revisited.

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JLW515’s Custom Rock N Roll

JLW515 Customs dropped another awesome custom on our forums.

This one is a custom of one of the G.I. Joe Machine Gunner, Rock N Roll.

I wanted to portray Rock n Roll as more of his surfer, body builder persona. To me, Marvel Comics made him look more like a blonde Grizzly Adams. I think the Thor head sculpt makes a pretty cool Rock n Roll.

You can check out the rest of the pictures and let JLW515 know what you think by visiting the thread on our forums here.

Don’t forget to check out all his customs on his blog G.I. Joe Revisited.

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Custom Modern Era G.I.Joe, Cobra and Dreadnok Female Offerings From Phweeps Customs

Over the last pair of months, we’ve had a blast sharing the awesome Femme Fatale gender swapped Modern Era customs from Phweep’s G.I.Joe Custom Gallery . These fantastic “what if” pieces from Phweep give us a glance at what some of our favorite G.I.Joe and Cobra characters would look like if they were female. 

Today we’re not sharing one, but SEVEN amazing Female cross over customs! We’ve gathered galleries of: 

  • G.I.Joe Backblast 
  • G.I.Joe Beach Head
  • G.I.Joe Chuckles
  • G.I.Joe Law & Order
  • Cobra Viper
  • Dreadnok Gnawgahyde
  • Dreadnok Road Pig

We’ve put together a gallery of nearly 60 images for you to check out, so make sure to read more below to feast your eyes on these phenomenal customs. Any one of these Femme Fatales would make a welcome addition to your G.I.Joe collection, so If you’d like to add any or all of these awesome Ladies to your Front Lines, make sure to reach out to Phweep’s GI Joe Custom Gallery on Facebook. What are your thoughts on these awesome custom creations? Sound off after the break on the Cobra Island Forums

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Black Major Olive Drab Green Trooper and Officer Review Gallery

We continue our Black Major review galleries with a look back at a set of releases from 2016, the “Olive Drab Green” Cobra Trooper & Officer! 

This awesome pair of Cobra Operatives marks another worthwhile color scheme applied to this mold. The green makes these offering the perfect “Cobra Grunts” for your ranks. As with other Trooper figures, these boutique style offerings come with a handful of accessories, including a Machine Gun, Rifle, Back Pack & Figure Stand.

In the absence of 3 3/4 Joe product on the shelf, The Major continues to keep excitement alive and the fan base enthused with his 3 3/4 0-ring ARAH Style offerings! Read more below to check out our full gallery of this awesome Cobra troop builder, then join us on the Cobra Island Forums to share your thoughts with us! 

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