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Old 07-17-2019, 07:30 PM   #1
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Question Help ID this April Custom

A few months ago, I bought a cool Fred Wolf style April O'Neil custom off ebay (for a steal of a price so far as those things tend to go). Unfortunately, the seller wasn't the original artist and didn't know much about the figure or its history. The ebay auction described it as a Marvel Legends customization, but I couldn't get any more details beyond that. She even came with a video camera!

I'd love to identify the customizer, so I could give them high praises for making this. So far as custom Aprils go, it's not in the league with "better than official" creations like Hugo Dourado and TRCreations (who has made three versions!), but it's probably my third favorite unofficial April.

I really like, and it has good articulation which allows April to make various crouching poses like she's staking out a news scoop in a dangerous venue. The paint is a little spotty in some places, especially around the hands.

My Kindle doesn't take the greatest photos, and it's always a challenge to find the right light, but here's some of my better shots:






With the NECA street diorama... pardon the grainy images... maybe pretend its security camera footage?










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Old 07-17-2019, 07:52 PM   #2
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No idea but wowza that night shots with the diorama look great!
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Old 07-20-2019, 10:20 PM   #3
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Here's another "action pose" of that April custom, this time with a very shoddy photo edit to layer a toon background in there:
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Old 07-20-2019, 11:09 PM   #4
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I donít know exactly who made it but I can tell you that he probably made more than one because Iíve seen a very similar one in someone elseís collection with minor differences.
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Old 07-20-2019, 11:12 PM   #5
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I donít know exactly who made it but I can tell you that he probably made more than one because Iíve seen a very similar one in someone elseís collection with minor differences.
Let me know if you've got that collector's contact info! I'd be happy to reach out!
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