From webslingers to high-voltage Wolverine claws, The Hacksmith’s arsenal of superhero gadgets is approaching that of Stark Enterprises. This time, his shop put together a piece that combines Iron Man’s arc reactor with Captain America’s iconic shield, a weapon you can find in the game Marvel Contest of Champions.
THE BEST Iron Man
Over the years, The Hacksmith has made some pretty badass gadgets, often inspired by movie props and weapons. This time, they built themselves an awesome metal gauntlet that looks like Iron Man’s armor, then upgraded it with the ability to slice through metal with a plasma cutter. Every workshop needs one of these.
BrainfooTV show us how he transformed an stainless steel connection nut into a piece of jewelry inspired by Tony Stark’s armored helmet. He first removed the threads, then cut and shaped it using a Dremel and hand tools, before polishing it to a high sheen. As a finishing touch, he added a pair of tritium tubes to give it glowing eyes.
While we’ve always thought any sculpture of Iron Man should be cast out of a hunk of Iron, we’re gonna make an exception for this which we recently spotted from Woodart Vietnam. We’re not sure what sort of red wood the artist used, but the shiny details of Tony Stark’s Mark L armor were added with gold leaf.
Sure, you can go out and buy an off-the-shelf replica of Iron Man’s infinity gauntlet from Avengers: Endgame, but there’s something so satisfying about building your own. Seanscrafts shows us his DIY gauntlet he made using cardboard, a glove, hot glue, and paints.
Prop maker David Guyton made a replica of Iron Man’s Nano Gauntlet from Avengers: Endgame. Rather than cheap materials, he built it out of steel, brass, and glass. But he will upload a template on his website so you can make it out of different materials if you want.
Like many other makers, SKM loves to build things from cardboard. This time, he used what appears to be an off-the-shelf template to create a model of Iron Man’s iconic helmet, though this one is guaranteed to offer absolutely no level of protection to its wearer.
James Raiz aka TheBoxOfficeArtist pays tribute to Tony Stark and his massive collection of armor by illustrating all of his suits in one image. He spent about 24 hours on this masterpiece of Marvel fandom, condensed down to a 14 min time-lapse. You can buy prints on his website.
Artist Steven Richter takes on RDJ’s battle-scarred looks as he heads from the end of Avengers: Infinity War into Endgame. The sculpt features a great likeness of Tony Stark, as he peers out from his broken armor, made with the help of a 3D-printed casting.
Hot Toys has released its sixth-scale action figure of Tony Stark’s sleek Mk. 85 armored suit in Avengers: Endgame. It has 30 points of articulation, its color scheme calls back to his original crimson and gold armor, and will come with movie-accurate accessories.
Revoltech’s latest action figure in its dynamic and ultra-poseable Amazing Yamaguchi line features Iron Man in his Bleeding Edge armor. The 6.7″-tall figure has 37 points of articulation and comes with a ton of accessories, including flaps, Repulsor rays and missiles.
Have a mighty cup of joe with Firebox’s officially licensed mugs. They feature geeky character torsos with arms serving as the handle. Available in Star Wars – Darth Vader, C-3PO, Stormtrooper – and Marvel – Black Panther, Iron Man, Spider-Man, the Hulk – variants.
The Hacksmith takes on Tony Stark’s lifesaving device with his latest build. This impressive arc reactor replica uses ionized plasma to achieve its electrified effect. It looks spectacular, but it’s terribly loud, and there’s no way we’d strap this thing to our chest.
Inventor and builder Colin Furze teamed up with eBay for a crazy challenge – to construct a working replica of Tony Stark’s Hulkbuster armor using only components purchased from the auction site. Not only did Colin succeed, he excelled. Build videos here and here.
Bandai’s imposing Steel Samurai War Machine figure has more arms and abs than Samurai Iron Man. The 7″ tall figure has four guns on each wrist, seven more on its right shoulder, and a freakin’ cannon on its left shoulder. It also comes with a sword and a jetpack.
The Toys Asia’s life-size statue Iron Man’s Mk. 43 armor opens up to reveal, well, sadly not enough space for a man. It still looks amazing though. It takes 46 motors and 28 seconds for the armor to open up. The statue is limited to 50 units and costs… cough… over $370,000.
Hot Toys’ latest Iron Man action figure is based on Iron Man’s appearance in Spider-Man Homecoming. The 13″ tall figure has 28 LED light up points and has tons of interchangeable parts and accessories, including a new weapon that was hinted at in the movie’s trailers.
In 2008, Marvel gambled on an unfinished script, an unproven director, a controversial actor and a B-list character. It went on to become a stepping stone and a blueprint for success that even Marvel has forgotten to follow. Films&Stuff looks back to Iron Man.
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