Irrational Games community member joeofwar is fairly well known for his work creating various custom action figures that otherwise wouldn’t have existed. When he got his hands on some of the Disney Vinylmation figures, he quickly got to work customizing those bulbous statuettes into something that comes directly from Rapture.
As you can see, this blank figure has been masterfully transformed into none other than BioShock’s Andrew Ryan. What’s better is that joeofwar even went so far as to recreate Ryan’s final moments on the back of this custom Vinylmation figure. “The back of the head is Andrew Ryan’s ‘death mask.’ A little bloody and rugged for a Mickey, but I love how it turned out,” says joeofwar. “Ocean water surrounds the mask. The back of the left ear stands for Rapture – the underwater city Andrew Ryan thought up. The back of the right ear is a certain achievement you get in the game. A golf club comes in handy here.”
If that’s not enough, joeofwar also has a companion for old Mr. Ryan: Sander Cohen, making for a great addition to his collection of custom figures.
Care to see more of these custom Andrew Ryan and Sander Cohen figures? Click here to see the full thread and the entire picture collection in the forums.
knightcarver | October 25, 2011 4:31 pm
Pretty impressive….loooove Cohen!
felonious | October 25, 2011 6:01 pm
I love the Cohen as well!!!!!!!!!!
japester | October 25, 2011 5:18 pm
Custom Bearbricks and Vinylmation figures have never been my thing (mainly because the bear or mouse features have to be worked around), but I love when it leads to something like the back of the Andrew Ryan figure. The sinking face, the lighthouse, the achievement….not to mention the chain and the city at the heels. Very, very creative. Not an inch of wasted or misused space. Excellent work.
felonious | October 25, 2011 6:02 pm
JoeofWar does some excellent customs, is a real pro at his craft! Just when you think you have seen his best work yet, he creates something which is just as good or trumps it!
quancro | October 26, 2011 4:05 am
so cool .. so funny
icegrove | October 26, 2011 11:30 am
Two of the greatest people the the greatest city ever!
ismell | October 26, 2011 1:47 pm
That’s not cool, that’s fucking creepy as shit!
jennybunyon | November 30, 2011 9:20 pm
so kozik! beautiful! i love the one with the bloody golf club, and the mickey ears put an indepth twist on it, love them!!!
magicmaker | December 28, 2011 5:02 am
Never really got the whole Disney Vinylmation thing, just seems a little contrived to me, never the less I totally admire the artistic skill and creativity shown. Kudos.
banky00 | April 15, 2012 4:14 pm
They are so cute :3