Custom Atari Action Figures Based on Heroes From Classic Activision Video Games

Custom Atari-Era Activision Figures

Chicago-based humor writer and artist Dan Polydoris of Chicago Toy Collector has created a series of custom action figures based on heroes from classic Activision video games for the Atari 2600. Dan built the great line of custom toys using parts from his old G.I. Joe figures.

I specifically chose Activision games due to their particularly memorable characters and recognizable box aesthetic. I used each character’s color scheme from the game (as opposed to the colors from the box art), taking only minor liberties with boots, gloves, belts, etc…

Custom Atari-Era Activision Figures - Pitfall!

Pitfall Harry” – Pitfall!

Custom Atari-Era Activision Figures - H.E.R.O.

Roderick Hero” – H.E.R.O.

Custom Atari-Era Activision Figures - Frostbite

Frostbite Bailey” – Frostbite

Custom Atari-Era Activision Figures - Keystone Kapers

Officer Kelly” – Keystone Kapers

Custom Atari-Era Activision Figures - Pressure Cooker

Short-Order Sam” – Pressure Cooker

via Chicago Toy Collector, The Retroist

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