6" Movie Masters Christopher Reeve Superman Figure With Custom Light Up Fortress Of Solitude Base By Mikecondello

by Jay Cochran
February 27, 2011
This week's TNI Cool Custom, is of Movie Masters 6" Christopher Reeve Superman figure with custom light up Fortress of Solitude stand. This figure was done by Mikecondello. Here is how Mikecondello describes the making of it:

"This figure has been 15 years in the making. I always wanted a chris reeve superman since the day I first watched superman the movie. It became a labor of love when I finally started it after DC direct released the New Krypton figure. I wanted to find just the right sized body and scale. I wanted as movie accurate as possible. I obsessed about it. I sculpted the boots, gave the head a brand new paint job. Gave the body a custom paint job, sculpted the belt as well. Used and Sculpted the cape from a DCUC figure. whole figure is sealed to retain as much articulation as possible. I still think I could do better but I hope that you guys like this as much as I do. Because its my favorite figure I have ever made. Going to make another one and put it up to bid

Head: DC Direct New Krypton superman
body: WWE mattel legends Terry Funk
boots and belt: Sculpted with avis sculpt
Cape: DCUC superman"


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Ebba - 2011-12-10 @ 3:48 pm

Iremember him being generally sympathetic in John Carpenter's generallymisguided Village of theDamned,and I understand he does good work in Street Smart, a film more well-known for launching Morgan Freeman'scareer. Didn't he work on a critically-respected tele-movie reworking of Rear Window?

Ebba - 2011-12-09 @ 3:26 pm

I rememberseeing Superman as a kid at the cinemas. When the credits rolled at the endsome dude, who worked at the cinema, tried to impress everybody by walking upand down the aisles in a Superman suit. I still remember people saying"That's not him!" Thankfully were too cynical for that type ofass-clownery these days.

As for Reeve he was a goodSuperman but I dont remember ever seeing him in anything else.

CraigSR - 2011-11-05 @ 7:25 am

I thought he wasrather stiff and I did not like him in the part very much. However, I saw himlater in Deathtrap (1982) and began to appreciate his abilities. I do believethat he truly came into his own after his accident, when he not only fundedresearch to help solve the problems of paralysis, but carried on as an actorand also became a world-renowned spokesman. A quote of his that I have alwaysliked is:

"Your body is not who you are. The mind andspirit transcend the body."

I think he did that very well.

of course the best superMan..!

louisdepointdulac01 - 2011-03-15 @ 12:38 am

This figure has been 15 years in the making. I always wanted a chris reeve superman since the day I first watched superman the movie. It became a labor of love when I finally started it after DC direct released the New Krypton figure. I wanted to find just the right sized body and scale. I wanted as movie accurate as possible. I obsessed about it. I sculpted the boots, gave the head a brand new paint job. Gave the body a custom paint job, sculpted the belt as well. Used and Sculpted the cape from a DCUC figure. whole figure is sealed to retain as much articulation as possible. I still think I could do better but I hope that you guys like this as much as I do. Because its my favorite figure I have ever made. Going to make another one and put it up to bid

Head: DC Direct New Krypton superman

body: WWE mattel legends Terry Funk

boots and belt: Sculpted with avis sculpt

Cape: DCUC superman

This is really great! We need an official Chris Reeve figure.

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