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DCUC Custom Showcase: Super Powers/Super Friends


DCUC Custom Showcase event will run the weekend of July 18, 2009.


The deadline for your entry will be Monday, July 6th, 2009 at 11:59 Pacific time. No entries will be accepted after this date. And I know some of you will cut it close!


So how can you participate? Make custom action figures! Specifically:

  1. Since this is the "Super Powers/Super Friends Custom Showcase", you are limited to using the 4 Horsemen-sculpted Mattel figures Batman, DC Superheroes and DC Universe Classics. But you can use parts and pieces from other sources, just as long 75% of the figure is based on the Batman/DCSH/DCUC body.

  2. The subject matter: the figures and theme obviously lend themselves to the characters of the DC Super Friends cartoon and Super Powers toy line, so you are limited to the characters that appeared in Super Powers and Super Friends, including the produced and unproduced toys, cartoon, and comic book series. See list of characters below.

  3. You can make one custom figure, you can make ten, it's totally up to you. Send in as many entries as you can make within the time allotted.

  4. Photography is key - a great custom can be ruined by a poor quality photo. Use good lighting, and take multiple pics in order to send the best ones for the show. Check out other custom websites to get an idea of what we're looking for. Hint - try not to put your thumb over the lens.

  5. The whole point of the DCUC Custom Showcase is to share your newest DCUC customs - so please don't enter pieces previously seen on other forums or public galleries. And especially don't enter other people's work - they'll find out and you will get placed in a burlap sack and beaten with reeds.


Use the submission form here: http://www.actionfigureinsider.com/custom-showcase/submit/

  • photos of your custom JPEG format is preferred, properly scaled to a quality and manageable size. (7 inches high at 72 dpi is a good standard, or around 100 kb). Please make sure your images are attached to the email, not embedded within the message portion.

  • A description of what your custom was created from, otherwise known as the "toy recipe". Describe all the work and pieces that went into creating your custom

  • That's it! Click 'send'

This event is open to everyone, whether you're an experienced customizer or just starting out with customizing. We want to encourage everyone to have fun with this!

List of acceptable characters:

Super Powers:

  • Superman
  • Batman
  • Robin (Dick Grayson)
  • Wonder Woman
  • Green Lantern
  • Flash
  • Aquaman
  • Martian Manhunter
  • Green Arrow
  • Hawkman
  • Red Tornado
  • Firestorm
  • Dr. Fate
  • Lex Luthor
  • Joker
  • Penguin
  • Brainiac
  • Darkseid
  • Kalibak
  • Steppenwolf
  • Desaad
  • Mantis
  • Tyr
  • Parademon
  • Cyborg
  • Captain Marvel
  • Mr. Miracle
  • Golden Pharaoh
  • Cyclotron
  • Orion
  • Samurai
  • Plastic Man
  • Mr. Freeze
  • Captain Rayo
  • Riddler


  • Atomic Knight
  • Bizarro
  • Black Racer
  • Black Vulcan
  • Blue Devil
  • Creeper
  • El Dorado
  • Executioner
  • Howitzer
  • Insectasix/Quadrex
  • Man-Bat
  • Manhunter
  • Metallo
  • Mr. Mxyzlptlk
  • Obsidian
  • Rocketman
  • Reverse Flash
  • Shockwave
  • Silicon
  • Supergirl
  • Vigilante

Super Friends:

  • Wendy
  • Marvin
  • Wonderdog
  • Zan
  • Jayna
  • Gleek
  • Apache Chief
  • Samurai
  • Black Vulcan
  • El Dorado
  • Atom
  • Rima
  • Batgirl
  • Black Orchid
  • Jack o' Lantern
  • Bushmaster
  • Godiva
  • Rising Sun
  • Olympian
  • Little Mermaid
  • Wild Huntsman
  • Green Fury
  • Seraph


  • Lex Luthor
  • Brainiac
  • Bizarro
  • Black Manta
  • Captain Cold
  • Cheetah
  • Giganta
  • Gorilla Grodd
  • Solomon Grundy
  • Sinestro
  • Scarecrow
  • Toyman
  • Riddler
  • Doctor Natas
  • Mr. Kltpzyxm
  • Wondezarro
  • Cyzarro
  • Firezarro
  • Mr. Mxyzptlk
  • Poison Ivy
  • Mirror Master
  • Chronos
  • Felix Faust
  • Gentleman Ghost
  • The Royal Flush Gang
  • Hector Hammond
  • Queen Bee
  • The Robber Baron and Sleeves
  • The Dollmaker
  • Menagerie Man
  • Green Thumb
  • Greenback
  • Overlord
  • Futurio-XX
  • Warhead
  • Rokan
  • Dr. Gulliver
  • Vampirus
  • Darkon
  • Yuna the Terrible
  • Rock and Roll Space Bandits