Going back to the first time I saw Heavy Duty from Hasbro's The Rise Of Cobra preview at Toy Fair, I knew I wanted to use him as the base for a custom. The design was perfect for a character from DDP's Dreadnoks Declassified, specifically the one seen taking cover behind the table in this panel:
With a little paint and some new weapons, the final result just needed a name and a story.
Here's the layered PSD file if anyone can use a G.I. JOE filecard template.
Bloodbath is armed with the Combat Shotgun and Machete (painted) from Marauder "Gun-Runners".