Bobby Vala fom Valaverse.com gave me a better starting image for my digital recolors of his action force lines, and I after having just completed a Destro in “pimp daddy” style, (See this post for that, and the origin of the name) I decided he wasn’t the only one who could party!
with the a more classic, non detailed helmet to better mirror the source material
Given social media these days, I was slow to catalog this here, and it showed up on instagram, and facebook first, still yet, I like to put everything I do here.
When I saw this base image, I got to work right away.
In 1997 there was nearly a very odd looking Destro released at TRU, to find out more you can head to yojoe. The crazy leapoard print caught fans attention, and he was dubbed “Pimp Daddy” Destro. Hasbro caught wind of the fan interest and it even got made officially in 2007, although using the then current construction style. (this image from BBTS.
So with some photoshop wizardary, I turned the most hi res photo of Classified Destro into his more Flamboyaunt self.
Some in progress shots below for those who like that kinda thing. Continue reading