First Class Magneto costume, Halloween 2011

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ProtoProfessor

New Member
Hey folks, I posted some progress work on my Magneto helmet build a few months back, and even though I am absolutely awful at updating progress, the helmet is finished as is the rest of the costume! Thought I would share a few glamor shots from the 31st.

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A few compromises were made on the jacket and pants for time and budget reasons, but all in all I'm happy with it! I'm not a fan of how the jacket protrudes beneath the belt...that's one of the things I think I'll have to fix if I wear it to a con. That and the addition of arm and knee pads!

Helmet is a fiberglass casting of my original sculpt, harness is hand-made with buckles and (nonfunctional) ladder locks cast from original sculpts, jacket is a modified neoprene tunic recolored using fabric paint, pants are army surplus with a few modifications and zippers added. Boots are my hiking boots from North Face which happened to be perfect once the yellow trim was blacked out! Hope you enjoy!
 

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ProtoProfessor

New Member
Thanks everyone! Pokeman: I have a step-by-step making of the helmet sculpt on my blog here. Now that the costume is finished I'm hoping to post the mold making and casting portion soon ;)
 

ASLumabas

New Member
If it is for Halloween contest for year 2011, I would've vote you! Nice! What size is your helmet? Can you give me more detail cuz I notice it fit you perfect compare to other magento helmet (their little too big and loose.
 

JLeezy23

Sr Member
That is amazing! U really do look like him with the helmet! Any more details on the neoprene tunic? Looks pretty close to the real thing, I'm thinkin of making either a jacket or a full custom First Class suit
 

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