Heavy/Scratch: Marvel G1 Comics - Megatron Ratchet Fusion

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  1. makoaspire

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    So I like to do the one-offs and the odd piece here and there. This is one I've wanted to do for a while. I loved the Marvel comics growing up and still do.

    This monstrosity of a fusion between Megatron and Ratchet made its appearance near the end of the run in issue #70: "The Pri¢e of Life".

    I took a Seige Megs and grafted parts and styrene onto him. .... I got to saw their faces in half.... heh...

    I wanted to do this one in comic colors - for obvious reasons - where Megatron's silver is done as white. I custom mixed a very pale gray with metal medium and gave him some panel lining to make it look different from Ratchet's body parts.

    I printed out the comic cover on vinyl and mounted it to dibond. The base is 1" thick PVC i had lying around wrapped in Metal Planet Displays purple shelf floor vinyl. A rotating riser to simulate the pad this... thing first appears on in the book was made from a dvd spindle base, some stereo wire and a child's toy plate. The sign was printed and mounted on clear lexan. 20190722_202532-1~2.jpg 20190722_202701-1~2.jpg 20190722_202418-1~2.jpg 20190722_202848-1~2.jpg
     

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  2. Soundwavelover2004

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    Looks cool good work
     
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  3. Kryptokron

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    This captures that creepy fusion so well! Awesome job!
     
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    Really nice
     
  5. Dexter601

    Dexter601 Breaker Of Stuff

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    That is amazing. This was an issue that always stuck out to me as a kid. Love how good you pulled it off. Brilliant
     
  6. makoaspire

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    Thank you!
     
  7. POSSESSED_DIGIT

    POSSESSED_DIGIT WE ARE NUBBY THUMB!!

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    Alt mode pix plz

    ....cuz if it had one that’d be friggin awesome!!
     
  8. Novaburnhilde

    Novaburnhilde シン・ブリュンヒルド

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    God, damn. This is freaking awesome! :D 

    That would be an amazing collectors item.
     
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  9. gibdozer

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    Great! I always enjoyed the interactions between Megatron and Rachet in the comics. Really a big fan of Marvel Rachet over the shallow interpretations we've gotten of him since.
     
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  10. BLOODRAGED189

    BLOODRAGED189 In it for the engineering

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    Wow... simply phenomenal
     
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    Wow, that's isnt something I never thought I would need in my collection but here we are. Used to have that issue many years ago. Awesome work.
     
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    Ah, good ol' nightmare fuel! Truly a horrific work you've wrought (I especially like the sculpting of the "melty" faces)!
     
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  13. Vector Oracle

    Vector Oracle I don’t scare, bear.

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    AHHHHH (why is this so good)

    HeLp us (show this to more people)

    Really good custom. Just looking at it is enough to give me flashbacks of reading the Titan TPBs as a kid.
     
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    That's an abomination. As it should be. Well done.
     
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    Lol... Oh, you! ....
     
  16. makoaspire

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    Thank you.
     
  17. makoaspire

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    Most horrifying! Looks great!

    I never read the marvel comics, why did they fuse??
     
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    Space bridge accident
     
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    Brutal and awesome. Love it!
     
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