The Lost Boys (1987)

Aug 10, 18 The Lost Boys (1987)

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The Lost Boys is a favorite film of mine and this rendition of vampire, David, played by Kiefer Sutherland, is expertly rendered by Kevin Yagher and released by Tower of London and X-O Facto. The build-up was straightforward with the ‘blood bottle’ being the real challenge. The clear cast part was immersed in...

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Phantom of the Paradise (1974)

Aug 10, 18 Phantom of the Paradise (1974)

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The Phantom of the Paradise film is a musical adaptation tribute by Paul Williams to the famed Phantom of the Opera story. This piece was manufactured by Alternative Images and seems about 1/7th scale. The base is in the form of a record with the Death Bird symbol present. The helmet and removable faceplate were airbrushed with...

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Yul Brynner in Westworld (1973)

Aug 10, 18 Yul Brynner in Westworld (1973)

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Sculpted by Jeff Yagher and released by Creature Features this piece showcases The Gunslinger, Yul Brynner, from the film, Westworld.  The figure is 1/6th scale and essentially all in black.  To distinguish the figure clothing the shirt was painted a mars black whereas the pants were painted ivory black.  Chalk highlights were used...

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Anthony Hopkins in Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992)

Aug 09, 18 Anthony Hopkins in Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992)

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From the amazing talented Mark Warthling comes this solid resin 1/6th scale diorama from Francis Ford Coppola’s Dracula with Anthony Hopkins doing his best to get ahead. To help add extra support to his right arm holding the three severed heads the arm was double pinned and epoxy glued to the body proper. The challenge was to...

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Bernie Wrightson Frankenstein

Aug 08, 18 Bernie Wrightson Frankenstein

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Bernie Wrightson was a gifted artist who’s interpretation of the Frankenstein monster stands alone. The vitality he gave his art made each image jump right out of the page and right at you. One of Mr. Wrightson’s more interesting publications was his art book on Frankenstein, which was miniaturized and placed on the...

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Bat Dracula from Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992)

Aug 08, 18 Bat Dracula from Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992)

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Another creature in the Coppola Dracula film is the bat version. This well represented vinyl version was released in the 1990s by the now out-of-business company, Horizon. As with all vinyl models there will be long-term issues due to sagging and bending of parts due to time, heat, environment, etc. Therefore, the bottom half of...

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