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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Wolf Dracula from Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992)

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

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Francis Ford Coppola produced his version of Dracula that has its own unique look and design. The long out-of-business company, Horizon, made a series of vinyl figures in the 1990s based on characters in the Coppola film. Though the character, wolf Dracula, was briefly seen in the film this version effectively captures the beast in...

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Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992)

Oct 29, 17 Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992)

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Gary Oldham played the old version of Dracula in the Francis Ford Coppola film. This diorama was produced by the awesome powers of Mark Warthling and effectively captured the Count in all his old glory as he is seen floating about in a rage. All paints are acrylics and the decals were applied in the usual manner. I placed the...

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Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein (1994)

Sep 25, 17 Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein (1994)

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Francis Ford Coppola produced his version of Frankenstein in 1994 and had Robert DeNiro star as the monster. His makeup was effectively captured in this 1/4th scale version released by the long gone company, Screamin’. This figure is vinyl which poses several potential problems. Over time, the vinyl will sag due to loss of...

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Vlad Dracula (Bram Stoker’s Dracula, 1992)

Sep 13, 17 Vlad Dracula (Bram Stoker’s Dracula, 1992)

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Way back in the 1990s a company, Horizon, unfortunately long out of business, released a series of vinyl model kits based on characters from the Francis Ford Coppola ‘Dracula’ film. Seen briefly during the beginning of the film is Vlad all decked out in his red knight outfit (harder to see blood stains on red armor)....

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