Posted December 10, 2014
Marvel's Avengers have been getting all the love lately, but I'm a 90's kid. The Marvel heroes I grew up with? The Uncanny X-MEN.
The Blackbird (X-Jet) is mostly inspired by the movie version. I was going to make it smaller, but again, I got carried away. It's hard to get those smooth angles right on a small scale, you know what I mean?
Yeah, I think the LEGO company knows what I mean. (comparison with an official LEGO set)
Back of the jet. I just wasn't creative enough to come up with a really cool engine design. Oh well.
When the project just kept getting bigger, I was determined to make a good interior!
Interior, populated. Some of these guys can't actually sit inside with the roof on, because their hats are too pointy (I'm looking at you, Wolvie).
The cockpit, however, can be closed with a pilot & copilot inside.
Closer look at the minifigs: Rogue, Wolverine, Cyclops, Jean Grey, Professor X, Beast, Storm, Gambit, Emma Frost, Psylocke, Shadowcat (Kitty Pryde), Colossus, Iceman, Nightcrawler, and Angel. I wasn't planning to make so many, but I got carried away.
All costumes are mostly inspired by the ones in the 90's animated series and around that era.
Final shot with all minifigs including Phoenix. Hope you enjoyed!
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