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My Cyborg Superman costume.
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Author:  McGurk [ October 31st, 2005, 10:43 pm ]
Post subject:  My Cyborg Superman costume.

It's not sold in any store. I made it myself. Do I pass?

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Author:  HorusRe [ October 31st, 2005, 11:25 pm ]
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:thumbup: :thumbup:
You have my vote! That's frekking radical! You built that all from scratch? Damn, thats some sweet tailoring. You swing a mean needle McGurk! ;)

~Re

Author:  McGurk [ November 1st, 2005, 1:27 am ]
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My bad.. I should have worded it better.. What happened was, I bought a standard Superman costume, paying the additional five bucks for the enhanced muscle chest. Then I painted all the appropriate areas in rich silver, and added black and titanum white plus a little metallic white to it, so it would look more Cyborg-ish than Man of Steel-ish. I couldn't find a comics scene with the Man of Tomorrow's back without the cape, so that was up to my imagination. Half of the red "S" was filled in with a black permanent marker. The cape and belt I left as they are.

The red superhero boots I ordered with the costume, painted much like the rest, and covered the red zipper with silver duct tape.

The mask came with a do-it-yourself cyborg skull mask kit. I covered it with the silver make up, then added red and black later. Then I cut it to show part of my face. The liquid latex adhesive I didn't have the patience for, so I used scotch tape instead.

And, I used a medium latex glove from Publix, panting it just like the rest.

Unfortunately, I live in South Florida, so both costume contests I planned to go to were cancelled due to the hurricane. :(

Author:  HorusRe [ November 1st, 2005, 9:15 am ]
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Ah, well... I still think it rocks! Not bad paint work to be sure. ;)

So you still get a thumbs up! :thumbup:

~Re

Author:  Jaibyrd [ November 5th, 2005, 9:37 pm ]
Post subject:  Amazing!

That is an amazing costume. Great work man! I've only done one modified DC based costume myself and that way years ago as I was Catwoman! Here's an old pic of that by-gone costume:

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It's nice to see someone so into Superman (other than your screen name here being a major-tip off) as I try to keep up on what he's doing, but I normally stick to the Batman/Catwoman side of things...

You'd win our costume contest if we had one! :thumbup:

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