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Fan Art => Customs => Topic started by: dangerlinto on August 04, 2018, 11:32:27 AM

Title: Custom 6" Vintage-style Slipcovers
Post by: dangerlinto on August 04, 2018, 11:32:27 AM
Hello all,

So let me start off by saying, yes, I know there is a place on eBay selling custom vintage style-slipcovers.  There are several problems I have with them:



So, I decided to make make own.  I've re-imagined them a bit as being a six-inch "Vintage Collection". 

Here is where I'm at:
(http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/BlackSeriesVer2Slipcover_TFA.png)

Here are some of the "rules" i'm following:

So other things you might be interested in:


So, the main reason I posted is I'm looking for suggestions on some of the empty space, especially the red side (which is ridiculously boring in the current boxes) and on the back beneath the list of figures.

Feedback is of course appreciated



EDIT - here is a list of all that I've done.  I'll keep this up to date here

--- RED SERIES ---

4-LOM (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer2Slipcover_4-LOM.png)
Admiral Piett (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer2Slipcover_AdmiralPiett.png)
Ahsoka Tano (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer1Slipcover_AhsokaTano.png)
AT-AT Driver (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer1Slipcover_ATATDriver.png)
Baze Malbus (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer2Slipcover_BazeMalbus.png)
C-3PO (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer1SlipcoverSW_C-3PO.png)
C-3PO (Resistance Base) (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer1Slipcover_C-3POResistanceBase.png)
Captain Cassian Andor (Eadu) (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer1Slipcover_CaptainCassianAndorEadu.png)
Captain Phasma (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer1Slipcover_CaptainPhasma.png)
Captain Phasma (Quicksilver Baton) (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer2Slipcover_CaptainPhasmaQuicksilverBaton.png)
Captain Poe Dameron (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer2Slipcover_CaptainPoeDameron.png)
Chewbacca (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer1Slipcover_Chewbacca.png)
Chewbacca (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer2Slipcover_Chewbacca.png)
Chirrut mwe (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer2Slipcover_Chirrutmwe.png)
Clone Captain Rex (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer2Slipcover_CloneCaptainRex.png)
Clone Commander Gree (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer2Slipcover_CloneCommanderGree.png)
Clone Commander Wolffe (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer2Slipcover_CloneCommanderWolffe.png)
Constable Zuvio (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer1Slipcover_ConstableZuvio.png)
Darth Revan (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer1SlipcoverSW_DarthRevan.png)
Darth Vader (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer2SlipcoverSW_DarthVader.png)
Darth Vader (Emperor's Wrath) (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer1Slipcover_DarthVaderEmperorsWrath.png)
Death Star Trooper (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer2SlipcoverSW_DeathStarTrooper.png)
Director Krennic (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer1Slipcover_DirectorKrennic.png)
DJ (Canto Bight) (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer2Slipcover_DJCantoBight.png)
Elite Praetoriean Guard (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer2Slipcover_ElitePraetorieanGuard.png)
Elite Praetoriean Guard (With Heavy Blade) (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer2Slipcover_ElitePraetorieanGuardWithHeavyBlade.png)
Finn (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer1Slipcover_Finn.png)
Finn (FN-2817) (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer1Slipcover_Finn(FN-2817).png)
Finn Imperial Disguise (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer2Slipcover_FinnImperialDisguise.png)
First Order Flametrooper (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer1Slipcover_FirstOrderFlametrooper.png)
First Order Snowtrooper (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer1Slipcover_FirstOrderSnowtrooper.png)
First Order Snowtrooper Officer (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer1Slipcover_FirstOrderSnowtrooperOfficer.png)
First Order Stormtrooper (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer1Slipcover_FirstOrderStormtrooper.png)
First Order Stormtrooper Executioner (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer2Slipcover_FirstOrderStormtrooperExecutioner.png)
First Order TIE Fighter Pilot (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer1Slipcover_FirstOrderTIEFighterPilot.png)
Gamorrean Guard (side 1) (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer2Slipcover_GamorreanGuardSide1.png)
Gamorrean Guard (side 2) (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer2Slipcover_GamorreanGuardSide2.png)
General Hux (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer1Slipcover_GeneralHux.png)
General Leia Organa (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer2Slipcover_GeneralLeiaOrgana.png)
General Veers (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer2Slipcover_GeneralVeers.png)
Grand Admiral Thrawn (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer2Slipcover_GrandAdmiralThrawn.png)
Grand Moff Tarkin (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer2SlipcoverSW_GrandMoffTarkin.png)
Guavian Enforcer (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer1Slipcover_GuavianEnforcer.png)
Han Solo (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer1Slipcover_HanSolo.png)
Han Solo (Solo) (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer2Slipcover_HanSolo.png)
Han Solo Bespin (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer2Slipcover_HanSoloBespin.png)
Hera Syndulla (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer2Slipcover_HeraSyndulla.png)
Imperial AC-ACT Driver (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer2Slipcover_ImperialAC-ACTDriver.png)
Imperial Death Trooper (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer1Slipcover_ImperialDeathTrooper.png)
Imperial Hovertank Pilot (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer1Slipcover_ImperialHovertankPilot.png)
Imperial Royal Guard (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer2Slipcover_ImperialRoyalGuard.png)
Imperial Shock Trooper (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer1Slipcover_ImperialShockTrooper.png)
Inferno Squad Agent (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer2Slipcover_InfernoSquadAgent.png)
Jaina Solo (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer2SlipcoverSW_JainaSolo.png)
Jango Fett (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer1Slipcover_JangoFett.png)
Jawa (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer2SlipcoverSW_Jawa.png)
K-2SO (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer1Slipcover_K-2SO.png)
Kanan Jarrus (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer1Slipcover_KananJarrus.png)
Kylo Ren (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer1Slipcover_KyloRen.png)
Kylo Ren (Scarred) (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer2Slipcover_KyloRenScarred.png)
Kylo Ren Unmasked (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer1Slipcover_KyloRenUnmasked.png)
Lando Calrissian (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer2Slipcover_LandoCalrissian.png)
Lando Calrissian(solo) (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer2Slipcover_LandoCalrissian(solo).png)
Luke Skywalker (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer1SlipcoverSW_LukeSkywalker.png)
Luke Skywalker (Jedi Master) (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer2Slipcover_LukeSkywalkerJediMaster.png)
Maz Kanata (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer2Slipcover_MazKanata.png)
Obi-Wan Kenobi (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer1SlipcoverSW_ObiWanKenobi.png)
Obi-Wan Kenobi (Force Spirit) (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVerObiWan_ObiWanKenobiForceSpirit.png)
Poe Dameron (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer1Slipcover_PoeDameron.png)
Princess Leia (Bespin Escape) (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer2Slipcover_PrincessLeiaBespinEscape.png)
Princess Leia Organa (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer1SlipcoverSW_PrincessLeiaOrgana.png)
Qi'ra (Corellia) (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer2Slipcover_Qi'raCorellia.png)
Qui-Gon Jinn (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer2Slipcover_Qui-GonJinn.png)
Range Trooper (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer2Slipcover_RangeTrooper.png)
Rebel Fleet Trooper (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer2SlipcoverSW_RebelFleetTrooper.png)
Resistance Tech Rose (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer2Slipcover_ResistanceTechRose.png)
Resistance Trooper (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer1Slipcover_ResistanceTrooper.png)
Rey & BB8 (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer1Slipcover_ReyBB8.png)
Rey Island Journey (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer2Slipcover_ReyIslandJourney.png)
Rey Jedi Training (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer2Slipcover_ReyJediTraining.png)
Sabine Wren (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer1Slipcover_SabineWren.png)
Scarif Stormtrooper (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer1Slipcover_ScarifStormtrooper.png)
Scarif Stormtrooper Squad Leader (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer1Slipcover_ScarifStormtrooperSquadLeader.png)
Sergeant Jyn Erso (Jedha) (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer1Slipcover_SergeantJynErsoJedha.png)
Snowtrooper (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer1Slipcover_Snowtrooper.png)
Stormtrooper (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer2SlipcoverSW_Stormtrooper.png)
Stormtrooper Mimban (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer2Slipcover_StormtrooperMimban.png)
SupremeLeader Snoke (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer2Slipcover_SupremeLeaderSnoke.png)
Tobias Beckett (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer2Slipcover_TobiasBeckett.png)
Tusken Raider (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer2SlipcoverSW_TuskenRaider.png)
X-wing Pilot Asty (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer1Slipcover_X-wingPilotAsty.png)
Zuckuss (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer2Slipcover_Zuckuss.png)

--- ORANGE AND BLUE SERIES ---
Anakin Skywalker (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer4Slipcover_AnakinSkywalker.png)
Boba Fett (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer4Slipcover_BobaFett.png)
Boba Fett Prototype (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer5Slipcover_BobaFettPrototype.png)
Bossk (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer5Slipcover_Bossk.png)
Chewbacca (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer4SlipcoverSW_Chewbacca.png)
Clone Commander Cody (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer5Slipcover_CloneCommanderCody.png)
Clone Trooper Captain (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer5Slipcover_CloneTrooperCaptain.png)
Clone Trooper Sergeant (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer5Slipcover_CloneTrooperSergeant.png)
Clonetrooper (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer4Slipcover_Clonetrooper.png)
Darth Maul (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer4Slipcover_DarthMaul.png)
Darth Vader (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer5Slipcover_DarthVader.png)
Emperor Palpatine (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer5Slipcover_EmperorPalpatine.png)
Greedo (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer3SlipcoverSW_Greedo.png)
Han Solo (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer3SlipcoverSW_HanSolo.png)
Han Solo (Stormtrooper Disguise) (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer4SlipcoverSW_HanSoloStormtrooper.png)
IG-88 (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer5Slipcover_IG-88.png)
Luke Skywalker (Bespin Fatigues) (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer4Slipcover_LukeSkywalkerBespin.png)
Luke Skywalker (Jedi Knight) (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer5Slipcover_LukeSkywalkerJediKnight.png)
Luke Skywalker (Stormtrooper Disguise) (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer4SlipcoverSW_LukeSkywalkerStormtrooper.png)
Luke Skywalker (X-wing Pilot) (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer3SlipcoverSW_LukeSkywalkerXwingPilot.png)
Obi-Wan Kenobi (blue) (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer5Slipcover_ObiWanKenobi.png)
Obi-Wan Kenobi (orange) (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer4Slipcover_ObiwanKenobi.png)
Princess Leia Organa (Boushh) (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer5Slipcover_PrincessLeiaOrganaBoushh.png)
Princess Leia Slave Outfit (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer4Slipcover_PrincessLeiaSlaveOutfit.png)
R2-D2 (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer3SlipcoverSW_R2D2.png)
Sandtrooper (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer3SlipcoverSW_Sandtrooper.png)
Sandtrooper (Corporal) (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer4SlipcoverSW_Sandtrooper.png)
Stormtrooper (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer3SlipcoverSW_Stormtrooper.png)
TIE Pilot (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer4SlipcoverSW_TIEPilot.png)
Yoda (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer5Slipcover_Yoda.png)

--- DELUXE SERIES ---
Admiral Ackbar & First Order Officer (Side 1) (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer2AdmiralAckbarFirstOrderOfficerSide1.png)
Admiral Ackbar & First Order Officer (Side 2) (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer2AdmiralAckbarFirstOrderOfficerSide2.png)
Han Solo & Tauntaun (Side 1) (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesDoubleSidedSlipcover_HanAndTauntaunSide1.png)
Han Solo & Tauntaun (Side 2) (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesDoubleSidedSlipcover_HanAndTauntaunSide2.png)
Jyn Erso (Eadu) (Side 1) (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer2Slipcover_JynErsoEaduSide1.png)
Jyn Erso (Eadu) (Side 2) (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer2Slipcover_JynErsoEaduSide2.png)
Kylo Ren (Starkiller Base) (Side 1) (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer2Slipcover_KyloRenStarkillerBaseSide1.png)
Kylo Ren (Starkiller Base) (Side 2) (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer2Slipcover_KyloRenStarKillerBaseSide2.png)
Luke Skywalker and Wampa (Side 1) (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesDoubleSidedSlipcover_LukeAndWampaSide1.png)
Luke Skywalker and Wampa (Side 2) (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesDoubleSidedSlipcover_LukeAndWampaSide2.png)
Poe Dameron & First Order Riot Control Stormtrooper (Side 1) (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer2PoeDameronFirstOrderRiotControlStormtrooperSide1.png)
Poe Dameron & First Order Riot Control Stormtrooper (Side 2) (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer2PoeDameronFirstOrderRiotControlStormtrooperSide2.png)
Rey (Starkiller Base) (Side 1) (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer2Slipcover_ReyStarkillerBaseSide1.png)
Rey (Starkiller Base) (Side 2) (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer2Slipcover_ReyStarKillerBaseSide2.png)
Speeder Bike and Biker Scout (Side 1) (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesDoubleSidedSlipcover_BikerScoutSide1.png)
Speeder Bike and Biker Scout (Side 2) (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesDoubleSidedSlipcover_BikerScoutSide2.png)
Stormtrooper (with Blast Accessories) (Side 1) (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer2Slipcover_StormtrooperWithBlastAccessoriesSide1.png)
Stormtrooper (with Blast Accessories) (Side 2) (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer2Slipcover_StormtrooperWithBlastAccessoriesSide2.png)
Supreme Leader Snoke (Throne Room) (Side 1) (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer2Slipcover_SupremeLeaderSnokeSide1.png)
Supreme Leader Snoke (Throne Room) (Side 2) (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesVer2Slipcover_SupremeLeaderSnokeSide2.png)
Title: Re: Custom 6" Vintage-style Slipcovers
Post by: DarthDerek on August 04, 2018, 11:41:08 AM
No feedback from me yet, but it's looking awesome so far Dangerlinto.  :)`
Title: Re: Custom 6" Vintage-style Slipcovers
Post by: Imperial_AMGmobile on August 04, 2018, 11:50:49 AM
Looks awesome so far. Definitely interested.

Would a pic of the action figure itself on the side of the box be possible? Would look awesome with all of the boxes lined up and seeing the pics of the figures. If not maybe just the name of the character in larger sideways font or something so u can ID the fig from afar by just looking at the side of the box.
Title: Re: Custom 6" Vintage-style Slipcovers
Post by: dangerlinto on August 04, 2018, 12:35:34 PM
Looks awesome so far. Definitely interested.

Would a pic of the action figure itself on the side of the box be possible? Would look awesome with all of the boxes lined up and seeing the pics of the figures. If not maybe just the name of the character in larger sideways font or something so u can ID the fig from afar by just looking at the side of the box.

Not for many of them - the pics I can normally get can't be much larger than 3-4 inches tall (which might be fine) but often have accessories and/or poses that would make them not fix on the box well.

Good suggestion though.  The name *will* be under the number on the red side, but that font is a pain - it costs $40 and I was only able to replicate the digits (0-9) so far.

Yes we need the sideways name on the sides somewhere.  I will add them soon.
Title: Re: Custom 6" Vintage-style Slipcovers
Post by: Imperial_AMGmobile on August 04, 2018, 12:40:46 PM
Cool. Love the back of the box btw. Looks amazing
Title: Re: Custom 6" Vintage-style Slipcovers
Post by: jmac on August 04, 2018, 01:52:44 PM
I don't really collect 6 inch, but I have to say, this is amazing. Very well done!
Title: Re: Custom 6" Vintage-style Slipcovers
Post by: Darth Cujo on August 04, 2018, 08:33:08 PM
Oh man this looks great. I was just recently looking at those slip covers on ebay and man $17US each is pretty extreme. I would love to outfit some of my OT black series figures that I have kept boxed into some of these.

I very much appreciate when fellow collectors with talent make these kinds of things available at a nominal cost. Like Frank Diorio's diorama materials. I don't mind paying a fee but it is hard to justify when the slip cover is basically the cost of an actual figure.

I look forward to seeing your progress. I'll think on it and if I have any suggestions I'll be happy to pass them on. Though things look to be going beautifully as they are. Good stuff!!!!
Title: Re: Custom 6" Vintage-style Slipcovers
Post by: KaleDayspring on August 05, 2018, 02:52:34 AM
A couple ideas for the sides:
1. The character's name in Aurebesh

2. A 3/4 Moon of the affiliation of the Character (Rebel symbol, imperial symbol, the Phoenix for SW Rebels, Republic, Mando symbol, Resistance, First Order) Imagine the circular bases for the Hot Wheels ships, imposed over the bottom left corner. It would form a wedge but look cool.

(https://image.ibb.co/m7symK/sidesample.jpg) (https://imgbb.com/) I threw this together as a quick idea in paint

3. A lightsaber that references their place in the Lore (Yoda for prequel, Luke for Saga, Kylo for sequels, Mace for Legend)
Title: Re: Custom 6" Vintage-style Slipcovers
Post by: dangerlinto on August 06, 2018, 03:06:20 PM
So an update...

I've decided the red side of the box is dumb, and needs to be removed for two very good reasons.  First, when the box/slipcover is wrapped, the transition from red to black might not line up perfectly (just as an actual box is not perfect in this regard, and so removing it means that imperfection will be hidden.  secondly, making it black made it much more vintage-like and let me do vintage-like things.

So an update - you'll notice I've used a 2nd generation box - who's window is smaller and has more real-estate and I've added grey separation lines just to show where the box folds would be:
(http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/BlackSeriesVer2Slipcover_TLJ.png)

So the one side of the box has the figure name stylized with the border and the other side has the movie logo (as all Vintage-style boxes do) and the name in the typeface of the movie type itself.

On the back you'll see I've added the text from the back of the actual box.  I think I should be able to get for each figure.    (Astute people will notice something I missed on the first version above)  :)

Title: Re: Custom 6" Vintage-style Slipcovers
Post by: Imperial_AMGmobile on August 06, 2018, 03:58:31 PM
Wow this looks amazing. Great work!

I like the 2nd generation to allow for more real estate for the picture but would it be possible to have the bottom left corner window opened a little further along the border to show more of the figure?

This is a million time improvement over the actual boxes.
Title: Re: Custom 6" Vintage-style Slipcovers
Post by: dangerlinto on August 06, 2018, 04:24:37 PM
I like the 2nd generation to allow for more real estate for the picture but would it be possible to have the bottom left corner window opened a little further along the border to show more of the figure?

I think you're missing something.  The "2nd Generation" is actually because the releases from Baze Malbus and Chirrut Imwe on, the boxes actually changed.   So every figure from then on has this configuration.  I can't open it up or you'd just see the original box underneath. 

Title: Re: Custom 6" Vintage-style Slipcovers
Post by: Imperial_AMGmobile on August 07, 2018, 02:08:53 PM
Oh ok gotcha, showing the box underneath is obviously not good. I must have misread that when I skimmed your long post lol. Regardless its looking awesome.

It may be too early for this but have you enquired about sourcing a printing company to see what cost would be per box? Let me know if theres anything you need help wth in this regard. Be happy to help.
Title: Re: Custom 6" Vintage-style Slipcovers
Post by: dangerlinto on August 07, 2018, 04:10:47 PM
Oh ok gotcha, showing the box underneath is obviously not good. I must have misread that when I skimmed your long post lol. Regardless its looking awesome.

It may be too early for this but have you enquired about sourcing a printing company to see what cost would be per box? Let me know if theres anything you need help wth in this regard. Be happy to help.

Well they are just slipcovers, so I'm thinking high-gloss paper.  I was thinking card stock but I'm not sure how well that will work with edges, since they'd all be white.  I'd have to take a black sharpie to all exposed edges if I go with card stock.
Title: Re: Custom 6" Vintage-style Slipcovers
Post by: Eradicator on August 08, 2018, 10:45:58 AM
Very nice work.
Title: Re: Custom 6" Vintage-style Slipcovers
Post by: dangerlinto on August 13, 2018, 08:33:55 PM
I don't know how how into customs some of you all are, but there is nothing, nothing like the feeling when everything is working out EXACTLY as you want:

(http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/_PrelimPrints.png)

Those are the 3 test prints I got back.  Glossy black, thick stock and gorgeous lines.  All that's left is to cut them and make sure they wrap nicely around (they might need a little extra length but if so that's no big deal) and then get the fold lines printed on the sheet to make it easier. 

And then do the remaining 50 or so I have left to do.

Title: Re: Custom 6" Vintage-style Slipcovers
Post by: Imperial_AMGmobile on August 13, 2018, 08:40:29 PM
Dang. Simply amazing.
Title: Re: Custom 6" Vintage-style Slipcovers
Post by: Darth Cujo on August 13, 2018, 09:21:50 PM
Dang. Simply amazing.
Yes! Beautiful! Love the Luke in particular. Just because, well, OT. :) Great work!
Title: Re: Custom 6" Vintage-style Slipcovers
Post by: dangerlinto on August 13, 2018, 10:16:28 PM
Here is an example of what we're looking at when completed ( I might need to shave a millimeter or two off the total wrap around to get it tight)

The Phasma is my favourite.  Getting that screenshot with her eye showing through was tough!  (My Camera doesn't seem to want to take nice pictures - the fuzzieness is all camera - I'll have to find a way to fix the lighting here so you can all see how crisp they are)

(http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/_SampleBefore.png)
(http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/_SampleAfter.png)

also how it pops as opposed to standard boxes
(http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/_SampleGroup.png)

Title: Re: Custom 6" Vintage-style Slipcovers
Post by: Imperial_AMGmobile on August 13, 2018, 10:47:22 PM
Wow your cover really stands out! It seriously looks a million times better. Great work.
Title: Re: Custom 6" Vintage-style Slipcovers
Post by: Darth Cujo on August 13, 2018, 10:59:22 PM
Perfectly illustrates how far off the mark Hasbro is with their black series design. What they seem to think is classy and sophisticated is actually bland and nondescript. Your design pops! Beautiful!

Great collection, by the way.

One suggestion for the backs. Which you may not like because it would cause inconsistency. What about a light blue backdrop instead of yellow for the ESB figures listed on the back? I personally always liked the light blue better than the yellow, but that's personal preference. Either way, they look fantastico!!
Title: Re: Custom 6" Vintage-style Slipcovers
Post by: dangerlinto on August 13, 2018, 11:33:24 PM
Perfectly illustrates how far off the mark Hasbro is with their black series design. What they seem to think is classy and sophisticated is actually bland and nondescript. Your design pops! Beautiful!

Great collection, by the way.

Thanks.  Actually the shelves are custom made and it's only one wall.  Along the top of the wall are Vintage Collection Figs as a trim. 

One suggestion for the backs. Which you may not like because it would cause inconsistency. What about a light blue backdrop instead of yellow for the ESB figures listed on the back? I personally always liked the light blue better than the yellow, but that's personal preference. Either way, they look fantastico!!

I'll be getting to ESB figs tomorrow or Wednesday (I've done all the sequel figs and just need 4 more ANH ones) and I'll give it a shot.
Title: Re: Custom 6" Vintage-style Slipcovers
Post by: Ookk on August 14, 2018, 12:37:09 AM
Seriously impressive work, dangerlinto.  Beautiful design and a marked improvement on the current presentation of the line.  I'm envious of how awesome your collection will soon look on display!
Title: Re: Custom 6" Vintage-style Slipcovers
Post by: Eradicator on August 14, 2018, 11:51:41 AM
Your design looks fantastic!
Title: Re: Custom 6" Vintage-style Slipcovers
Post by: DarthDerek on August 14, 2018, 01:32:16 PM
Ahhhhh!  That is the Nostalgia I have been looking for. :P
GREAT JOB DANGER!
Title: Re: Custom 6" Vintage-style Slipcovers
Post by: dangerlinto on August 19, 2018, 10:22:25 PM
So I've finished all 76 figures in standard boxes that appear in the 10 movies.  All that's left are the Clone Wars/Rebels and other oddities (like Battlefront figures and Revan and Jaina Solo).  I'd actually looking forward to those the most so I've been saving them for last.

So far, the only one I'm not happy with is the Qi'ra image - since Solo is not out and there is no high quality video, there is only one screenshot out there of the character in her Corellia outfit and the entire thing is blue.  I did some color correction on it but it's not great.  I will re-do it when the movie is available digitally.

Also, I had thoughts of doing some of the larger boxes (Like the Gamorrean Guard which unfolded would be over 20" long), but it turns out that the cost of printing on anything larger than 11x17 is pretty astronomical, so I won't be doing it in the forseeable future.

I will be offering these for people who want them.  I'm not 100% sure how we'll send them - definitely we'll cut them, black the edges and fold them, but gluing the flap and just sending it pre-folder or just marking the fold lines on the back and allowing them to glue it themselves (regular kids gluestick works great) - I haven't decided yet.  I'm thinking $5/cover and probably a large discount if you want the whole set (which right now is 90 covers!). Also if you get the whole set some kind of subscription plan on further covers for cheap.  Chime in if you're interested just to let me know what you think of the plan or suggest one - i'm open to suggestions.
(I'll put a more formal post in Buy & Sell when I'm done sometime this week)
Title: Re: Custom 6" Vintage-style Slipcovers
Post by: Imperial_AMGmobile on August 20, 2018, 03:19:21 AM
Oh Im in! Definitely love what you created and happy to support your hard work and talent. Totally agree if you have people buying the whole set then a bulk discount / future discount would be warranted and appreciated.

For me personally Id prefer them shipped flat. Just FYI Id be down for remakes of the larger boxes too but one step at a time lol.

Cant wait to add this to my collection! Amazing work!
Title: Re: Custom 6" Vintage-style Slipcovers
Post by: dangerlinto on August 21, 2018, 11:38:16 PM
Well, I've finally finished the first 88.  Here's links for all of them, if you'd like a look

* Edit - I've moved the list to the first post *
Title: Re: Custom 6" Vintage-style Slipcovers
Post by: Imperial_AMGmobile on August 22, 2018, 03:00:10 AM
DAYUM. This is epic DL!

Have u figured out what you want to charge for the set?
Title: Re: Custom 6" Vintage-style Slipcovers
Post by: dangerlinto on August 25, 2018, 05:25:13 PM
DAYUM. This is epic DL!

Have u figured out what you want to charge for the set?

Sent you a PVT message. 

I just printed out the set - looks gorgeous!
Title: Re: Custom 6" Vintage-style Slipcovers
Post by: Subcoolin on August 25, 2018, 11:06:59 PM
Pm Danger
Title: Re: Custom 6" Vintage-style Slipcovers
Post by: dangerlinto on August 30, 2018, 11:47:28 AM
So, for those wondering what a wall of these looks like:

6 inch Vintage Collection (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/6inchVintageCollection.jpg)
Title: Re: Custom 6" Vintage-style Slipcovers
Post by: Imperial_AMGmobile on August 30, 2018, 11:56:10 AM
Hot damn! You sir are an artist. Looks badass!
Title: Re: Custom 6" Vintage-style Slipcovers
Post by: dangerlinto on September 06, 2018, 10:31:47 PM
Ok so on the first page, I've moved the list of everything I've done there.

It now includes the Orange and Blue series of 6" figures.

Blues ones were tough.  There isn't a lot of design room, and I over extended on both the Orange and Blue to get a little more picture in there, but I also didn't want to cover faces or take too much away from the very open window (a design choice of theirs I liked) so it necessitated some oddities like the movie logo at the bottom for the blue series
Title: Re: Custom 6" Vintage-style Slipcovers
Post by: jjreason on September 10, 2018, 12:00:25 AM
They put the standard ones to shame. Absolutely amazing.  :love0030:
Title: Re: Custom 6" Vintage-style Slipcovers
Post by: dangerlinto on September 11, 2018, 06:38:52 PM
And the other wall (with some unfortunately stuck behind)

Original Blue and Orange 6-Inch Vintage Collection (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlueAndOrange.jpg)

The empty space is for the TIE Pilot I'm missing...
Title: Re: Custom 6" Vintage-style Slipcovers
Post by: dangerlinto on September 13, 2018, 09:54:24 PM
So here is something I'm trying out for the deluxe Figures.

Speeder Bike with Biker Scout Front and Right (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesDoubleSidedSlipcover_BikerScoutSide1.png)
Speeder Bike with Biker Scout Back and Left (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesDoubleSidedSlipcover_BikerScoutSide2.png)

The deluxe boxes are too big for me to print on a single sheet (cheaply) - so I did them on two.

PS - for those of you who have a Luke with Wampa.  Look at the back.  Worst. Back. Any Product. Ever. 


Title: Re: Custom 6" Vintage-style Slipcovers
Post by: Imperial_AMGmobile on September 13, 2018, 10:27:01 PM
Awesome
Title: Re: Custom 6" Vintage-style Slipcovers
Post by: Darth Cujo on September 13, 2018, 10:36:34 PM
So here is something I'm trying out for the deluxe Figures.

Speeder Bike with Biker Scout Front and Right (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesDoubleSidedSlipcover_BikerScoutSide1.png)
Speeder Bike with Biker Scout Back and Left (http://www.mmbhl.ca/images/Swslipcovers/BlackSeriesDoubleSidedSlipcover_BikerScoutSide2.png)

The deluxe boxes are too big for me to print on a single sheet (cheaply) - so I did them on two.

PS - for those of you who have a Luke with Wampa.  Look at the back.  Worst. Back. Any Product. Ever.

Very nice. Agreed on the wampa set. Pretty bad. It would look so much better in vintage style. ☺

Title: Re: Custom 6" Vintage-style Slipcovers
Post by: dangerlinto on October 01, 2018, 12:17:35 PM
Ok I added all the 2-piece deluxe sets I could (except Stormtrooper with Blast accessories, which is still too expensive for me to buy without vomiting) and also Leia Bespin Escape
Title: Re: Custom 6" Vintage-style Slipcovers
Post by: Imperial_AMGmobile on October 02, 2018, 12:06:04 PM
Awesome work Danger! Oh and a BIG HAPPY BDAY to you!