Robocop (1987) - Robocop

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MCM London Comic Con October 2014

Parade Winner MCM London Comic Con Cosplay Masquerade 2014 - Full page Feature in Neo Magazine Issue 132



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24.11.2014 - Please 'Like' and shire to help publicize Cosplay in the UK! (& I would like to WIN)

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Building a foam original 1987 Robocop.
Should have a working gun holder (Opening leg)

**Update: Due to visibility, I will not be taking anymore time creating the opening leg. I tried the full suite on and I can not operate or see my leg :(

I will be premièring this cosplay at London Comic-con October 2014.

*Update: 11.09.2014

RoboCop has been entered into the Sunday Masquerade (26.10.2014) Must get him finished!!!!!!! WISH ME LUCK!

**THIS IS THE 1987 RoboCop**** That is why I have chosen a metallic Aluminium paint. In Robocop 2 etc he is more blue.


Comments

carsec posted on 14 September, 2013 - 09:43
wow, what a challege! and it´s looking great. Can´t wait to see all the process and how it turns out.

Cy-Fi posted on 14 September, 2013 - 10:20
Looking good, will be watching your progress.

Dax79 posted on 14 September, 2013 - 16:23
Thanks guys! I will add youtube videos to the journal as I build! I hope you enjoy my build!!

Manjou posted on 14 September, 2013 - 20:34
This is looking amazing so far :D

Kata-san posted on 15 September, 2013 - 21:06
Progress is looking awesome so far! Look forward to seeing it when it's finished.

Nesproxy posted on 24 September, 2013 - 16:29
What a great choice of cosplay! Progress is looking excellent, looking forward to seeing it when it's all complete. :)

Carmina posted on 10 October, 2013 - 15:35
Very nice progress! Amazing to see what can be done just with some foam.

madmazda86 posted on 11 October, 2013 - 06:24
Yay Robocop! This is looking great, can't wait to see it post -paint job!

ST212 posted on 11 October, 2013 - 08:15
This coming together really nicely, keep up the good work. Cant wait to see this finished.

Dax79 posted on 11 October, 2013 - 20:17
Thaks for all the great words!!!!

ArcaneArchery posted on 11 October, 2013 - 20:41
It looks like Robocop and his amazing technicolour dream armour at the moment XD I’m in awe of your foam armour skills and look forward to seeing it painted.

ShingLang posted on 30 December, 2013 - 10:57
Wow, it looks amazing so far! I can only imagine the hours you've spent carving and shaping it! Very well done, I can't wait to see it done!

WarriorTeddy posted on 24 February, 2014 - 09:25
nice! it's looking pretty sweet already. keep up the good work ^^

loramarsden posted on 24 February, 2014 - 09:36
wow! this is looking amazing! would love your advice on something i'm working on at the moment! x

Tsuchinoko posted on 28 February, 2014 - 11:32
Your progress looks fantastic, it's great to see the different stages of it taking shape.

Dax79 posted on 1 March, 2014 - 01:16
If you like the different stages come see my facebook page containing my builds! https://www.facebook.com/Dax79Cosplay

Kata-san posted on 15 June, 2014 - 12:05
This is looking awesome, I've been keeping up to date with it over FB. Wish I was going to October Expo to see it in person!

PandoraCaitiff posted on 22 June, 2014 - 08:04
*stunned silence* This looks amazing already. I can't wait to see it when it's all done and painted :D

Ranma1-2 posted on 25 June, 2014 - 21:57
Great progress on this. Will it be ready for LFCC??

Dax79 posted on 26 June, 2014 - 10:37
As I live in the Channel Islands I can only make it over once a year :( due to costs and transport of my cosplays. So not this year... but I may take him next year!

Ranma1-2 posted on 27 June, 2014 - 22:33
Ahh, ok, I look forward to seeing him finished then. :)

leedwood posted on 10 August, 2014 - 18:20
This looks great. Hoping to see the finished article at MCM ComicCon London. We're planning to go on the 26th due to work commitments. It's our first con too.

Dax79 posted on 12 August, 2014 - 11:38
Thanks! It's Coming along nicely! I should be wearing him on the 26th so maybe you will see him! (All depends on what I enter him into) I hope you enjoy your 1st Con!

PandoraCaitiff posted on 7 October, 2014 - 11:20
Fully silvered that looks *amazing*. Hard to beleive it was once foam! I hope you have a handler for getting around (and for carrying around an MP3 player full of sound effects!)

Dax79 posted on 7 October, 2014 - 22:31
Thanks! I just have a few washers and a screw here and there to add, but he's done :) I do have some friends with me and I hope I get about ok... I have entered him into the masquerade (Still waiting for reply) so I hope I don't lose a oil cap or wing nut in the MCM!!

Namine posted on 12 October, 2014 - 03:03
dang...this...is...AMAZING!!!! Wow, you've made it really awesome. If you're ever at a London Film And Comic Con, I'd love to get a photo of you in the RoboCop outfit! Good job Dax79!!!

Dax79 posted on 12 October, 2014 - 04:14
I have just received an email confirming my entry into the London October Comic-con 14 Masquerade! So I will be about as Robocop on Sunday!

Anonymous posted on 8 November, 2014 - 23:19
OMG, this is amazing, really fantastic work there! :D

Dax79 posted on 8 November, 2014 - 23:32
He looks really good now, slightly worn in areas since the Con but he's in good nick so he will return to the convention floors :) I'm glad people like this EVA foam build and I hope you like my next EVA project! Thanks for all the kind words!

Kacela posted on 13 November, 2014 - 14:57
This looks awesome! Really impressive.

theKillingDoll posted on 24 November, 2014 - 08:51
I really liked this. Good job.

Dax79 posted on 24 November, 2014 - 11:14
WoW! A showcase!! Thank you to all the people who watched and gave me feedback and advice during this build!

Mad Hamster posted on 12 December, 2014 - 15:43
I remember seeing this in the queue waiting for judging. It was so cool :D great job

Raine posted on 15 February, 2015 - 23:20
This is amazing! And at the same time looks hard to wander around in, hope you didn't die too much lol :)

Dax79 posted on 16 February, 2015 - 08:38
A full day in foam... no toilet break... could have been worse, couldn't it?

Lady-Aira posted on 21 January, 2016 - 14:53
Ah yes me and my girlfriend did stand next to you in the Masquerade queue! I think my gf helped hold a straw whilst you had a drink X3 that was our claim to fame to the winner! X3 you were great to chat to and have a laugh with whilst we all waited to go on stage and your Robocop cosplay was superb! -^^- we were super impressed and you were a well deserved winner! Amazing ^^

SidekickCupcake posted on 21 January, 2016 - 16:37
The build on this is incredible. Great work!

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Progress Journal

30th October 2014

London Comic-Con Foam RoboCop

http://youtu.be/PSsJ4e-oz7Q?list=UUFGZjUZS0GnPUCoSoPpAVrg

Here is a look back at my RoboCop Cosplay!
The suit is hand made from EVA foam and took 11ish months to make, it was hot but it was worth it!

Best in show went to Rose Cosplay (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Rose-Cosplay/684330614940330?fref=photo)
So pop to her page and give her some love!

Thank you for watching this build and hope you enjoy my next project (s)!!!!!!!!!!

12th October 2014

How to build RoboCop Part 4

I am building a RoboCop Cosplay from EVA foam and will post videos as I build.

Part 4: Update on the build, Starting to panic! Time to spray the costume and let it dry! Only two weeks till he's at Comic-Con 2014

http://youtu.be/5FhAoASJMz8?list=UUFGZjUZS0GnPUCoSoPpAVrg

17th August 2014

How to build RoboCop Part 3

http://youtu.be/Ae1M0cEzk2A

I am building a RoboCop Cosplay from foam and will post videos as I build.

Part 3: Update on the build, Undercoat, indentations and weapon talk!

15th August 2014

Unboxing Resin Auto 9 Gun

Here is a unboxing 1st look at my Auto 9 resin film replica gun from the RoboCop franchise.

I got it from www.scifi-models.com

You can buy it as a unfinished resin block (Like I did) or you can pay extra to have their team of professional prop makers paint it up for you (I wish I had)

Product Description
This is a full scale 1:1 reproduction using the industry’s highest quality resin. Total weight 800g Overall dimensions 12 in by 6 in

http://youtu.be/CkJ-Aj3bE3Q

13th August 2014

RoboCop 1st Test

He is some footage filmed by a friend as I tried the RoboCop Cosplay on for the 1st time.

The Suit is made of EVA foam. Its held together with hot glue. The suit will have two layers of undercoat added and then I will have him sprayed silver/blue.

http://youtu.be/x0VeXFtaGsc?list=UUFGZjUZS0GnPUCoSoPpAVrg

19th July 2014

How to make: Auto 9 Foam Gun

http://youtu.be/PGvSe9DZ9bA

Here is a short video on the building of my RoboCop Cosplay Auto 9 gun.
Its made of EVA Foam and is 10 inchs long.

FYA: The movie gun is 14 inches. If you want to go down this route you may want to extend the barrel.

10th July 2014

W.I.P RoboCop Performance

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WZtS9eDHi28&list=UUFGZjUZS0GnPUCoSoPpAVrg...
A screen capture video explaining what's going on with my RoboCop Cosplay.
I'm using Adobe premiere CS5 to edit the MP3 and will be posting some more videos soon as I hope he will be sprayed up in a months time.
Pages shown -
dax79.deviantart.com/
www.facebook.com/Dax79Cosplay
And Youtube! Dax79

8th March 2014

How to build RoboCop Part 1

http://youtu.be/Za48pgYSyLM

Part 1: Showing basic start. I'm using EVA floor foam to build and lots of Hot Glue!!!

11th September 2013

RoboCop Cosplay Challange

http://youtu.be/P539ISKtmfQ
So the challenge is to build a RoboCop Cosplay for the premiere of the new film on the 7th of February 2014!
CAN YOU DO IT?
HAVE YOU DONE IT?
Please video RE when you have your Cosplay built and lets have some FUN!

"Your Move Creep"