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Stunning Marvel diorama looks like that awesome scene you could never make with your own toys

Yeah yeah, Comic-Con is practically old news at this point. But in case you missed it, feast your eyes on this jam-packed diorama that showcases most of the Marvel Universe battling against Galactus. When I was ages 5-15, this is what I wanted my room to look like but could never pull it off. Now, as an aging 300-year-old, I still wish I could clear off my desk and arrange every single action figure into a battle so epic it would crack the office in half.


Above: The wide shot, with Galactus towering over a raging plastic battlefield


Above: The X-Men's Colossus charging towards Juggernaut, with Kitty Pride and Cyclops right behind


Above: Spidey leaping over Rhino is classic form. And there's Moon Knight pointing at a better super hero!


Above: Hulk utterly destroying somebody by punching them against a  brick wall. Who is that, Absorbing Man?


Above: Iron Patriot (Norman Osborn) leaps at an older Iron Man, recreating a moment from The Siege


Above: Yeah it's a bit blurry, but it's still hilarious to think Thing would just punch Galactus in the knee


Above: Another shot from the air. Tons of B-level characters, which is awesome. Oh and Red Hulk is stupid

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20 comments

  • hybrid616 - July 29, 2010 8:57 p.m.

    i saw deadpool in there. i am happy now.
  • ThatSkinnyGuy - July 29, 2010 9:07 a.m.

    This just improved my day by about 900%. Awesome stuff, thanks Brett. Also, I'm new here. So hi everybody.
  • Wolverine08 - July 29, 2010 8:43 a.m.

    @GamesRadarEricBratcher Moon Knight, although technically a Batman clone, is actually quite a bit different, partly because Moon Knight is insane and has multiple personalities, and as you say, wears white. I've just been inspired to do my own version. I just want a Galactus figure!!(though I do have a mahoosive Sentinal.)
  • EricBratcher - July 29, 2010 2:22 a.m.

    The thing I love about Moon Knight is that he's clearly a Batman clone, but he wears white. Ever tried to sneak around in the dark wearing white? The only way he could stick out more is if he wore a helmet with a spinning police light and siren on top. Not that I'm hating on the man. I have issue #1, and the Moon Kings storyline is still one of my favorites of all time.
  • TDUBBS - July 28, 2010 11:04 p.m.

    Why are you hating on Moon Knight!? He's awesome!
  • bkoz117 - July 28, 2010 10:12 p.m.

    Thing punching Galactus in the knee made me laugh.... a lot. recaptcha: feeling pudgier (my computer is so self-conscious)
  • bkoz117 - July 28, 2010 10:11 p.m.

    Thing punching Galactus in the knee made me laugh.... a lot. recaptcha: feeling pudgier (my computer is so self-conscious)
  • BlackElement17 - July 28, 2010 9:56 p.m.

    A diorama for the ages.
  • Cyberninja - July 28, 2010 9:41 p.m.

    so who wins this epic battle?
  • 510BrotherPanda - July 28, 2010 7:19 p.m.

    The only collection of action figures I have is the 80's cartoon Ninja Turtles. Unless... I could set it up with the old Transformers...
  • SenatorPepper - July 28, 2010 7:02 p.m.

    How they do? Fishing wire? Super glue? Pocket universe? Non sequitur: my reCAPTCHA phrase was "tree strewing." My new favorite compound adjective!
  • xXgodlypunkXx - July 28, 2010 6:49 p.m.

    All of the Starwars Scenes That I ever made as a kid never ended up looking anywhere near how i wanted them. this article fulfills a deep,childhood dream of mine. Many thanks Brett.
  • TheCanuck - July 28, 2010 6:47 p.m.

    God damn Galactus. He was the Fig I could never get when I was a kid. >:(
  • Jadernader - July 28, 2010 6:41 p.m.

    yeah wats with the red Hulk... did i miss something?
  • INFINITYGAUNTLET - July 28, 2010 6:32 p.m.

    Nooo! Vindicator's down!
  • Aeshir - July 28, 2010 6:17 p.m.

    FAPOTRON 69
  • batman5273 - July 28, 2010 6:13 p.m.

    I'm with you Brett about setting up action figures. I had an extensive collection when I was younger. I would set up all my Masters of the Universe figures outside of Greyskull on all there vehicles and animals. I would also do the same with my Star Wars and Super Powers toys as well. Now as an adult, I don't have those toys, But I have a huge Batman toys collection that will fill my basement when I am done. I wish digital technology was around when I was a kid, I would have had all my battles saved on my computer.
  • Ridgley - July 28, 2010 5:56 p.m.

    That's awesome
  • Doctalen - July 28, 2010 5:55 p.m.

    Should have done this with Unicron and Transformers.
  • nighthawk205 - July 28, 2010 5:52 p.m.

    Is that Silver Surfer just hanging out on Galactus's shoulder? Clearly some of these guys didn't want to get involved in the fighting...

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