Custom Indy Figures – Old Indiana Jones

Hi everybody! Now this is an interesting Indiana Jones custom figure that I have created, and there’s quite a story behind it too!
 
#28: Old Indiana Jones from “The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles”
 
Having lived through a lifetime of exciting adventures and travelling to exotic places all around the world, the 93-years-old Indiana Jones now lives with his family in modern-day New York, where he happily relates his adventures when he was a little kid or when he was a young adult to an audience which may or may not be interested in listening to his story.
 
Recipe:
Head – Palpatine (“Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith”)
Torso, legs – Henry Jones (“Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade”)
Arms, jacket – Monkey Man (“Raiders of the Lost Ark”)
Hands – German Soldier (“Raiders of the Lost Ark”)
Hat – Indiana Jones (“Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull”)
 
“The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles” was a TV series that aired during the 1990s. The show told of the adventures of Indiana Jones when he was young, before the events of the Indiana Jones movies. The episodes of YIJC can be divided into two main categories: the ones which happened when Indy was a 5-year-old kid as he traveled with his parents on a round-the-world tour, and those which happened when Indy was a young adult, during which Indy was inspired to fight in the Great War. In his adventures, Indy would meet many historical figures, and also get himself involved in numerous complicated situations that he has to free himself from.
 
This is the 93-year-old Old Indy. (Photo from www.theraider.net)
 
When YIJC first aired, each episode was bookended by Old Indy, who will begin to tell of his story whenever he encounters some incident which reminded him of a similar experience. However, for reasons never satisfactorily explained, in the subsequent airings of YIJC and in the VHS and DVD releases, all scenes with Old Indy and his narrations were removed, and replaced with newly filmed bridging scenes or narrations. As a result, most people today are unaware of Old Indy, as Lucasfilm had made it look as if Old Indy had never existed at all. This matter still remains a highly debated issue among Indiana Jones fans, as to whether Old Indy can even be considered as “official”.
 
Close-up of Old Indy. Check out the scar across the right eye.
 
If Old Indy is considered as canon, then we can know certain details of Indy’s life after the events of “Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull”. Sometime between 1957 (the time of KOTCS) and 1992, on an as yet unspecified adventure, Indy suffered a slashing wound to his right eye, resulting in the lost of his eye and creating the need to wear an eyepatch. The injury also created a scar that runs over the right eye, a feature which I had replicated on Old Indy’s face. Old Indy also wears a pair of glasses, and he walks around with a walking stick. The episodes of YIJC also reveal that Indy has a daughter (or is it daughter-in-law?), and at least a grandson.
 
Young Indy (in 1912), Indy (1930s to 1950s), and Old Indy (1992).
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One Response to Custom Indy Figures – Old Indiana Jones

  1. Dr. Anonymous1 says:

    Nice!

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