Monday, August 4, 2014

Mara - Mermaid

Technically, Mara isn't a mermaid. She's a former Cobra Eel that was experimented on by Cobra scientists (probably an early attempt at what would later be perfected with the Hydro-Vipers.)

But Shipwreck calls her a mermaid, so why not?

The Sunbow cartoon introduced tons of non-figure characters. Some great, some not-so-great.

Mara was a good one though. She had a good enough back story that they brought her back later (sort of) for "There's No Place Like Springfield." She was also smarter than most Cobra soldiers.

For Mara, I used Heroclix Colleen Wing. Her skintight costume works well as a Cobra wetsuit and her long hair fits Mara. I trimmed her katana down to be more like a knife. Mara with a katana seemed a little too much.

Also, I tried to make he skin a little purplish like the cartoon.

She kind of looks like an X-men character now.


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