Ben Chapman, the “Reel” Gillman (1954)

Oct 21, 19 Ben Chapman, the “Reel” Gillman (1954)

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For the film, The Creature From the Black Lagoon, the on-land Gillman was played by Ben Chapman, all 6’5″ of him. In honor of the role Chapman played this tribute piece of “The Reel Gillman” was released by KitKong. The image was taken of an extant still showing Chapman suiting up and pulling on his glove...

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Frankenstein Monster Cardiovascular Revitalizer

Jun 24, 19 Frankenstein Monster Cardiovascular Revitalizer

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Matt Lawrence of SLP Productions has released a version of a revitalized Frankenstein monster. The unit has a lens that magnifies a pulsing heart inside, lit by LED lights, with spotlights under lighting the bust. The unit was painted and electronics installed according to instructions. The bust was added separately, painted with...

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Make-Up Call

Apr 19, 19 Make-Up Call

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Boris Karloff is a Star by all accounts and no doubt had his own make-up room. The figure for this wonderful diorama, marketed by Monsters in Motion was sculpted by Pat Delaney and Bill Craft designed the base. The tiles for the floor were individually blocked out and painted separately. The star on the door was first painted then...

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Frankenstein in Chains

Mar 10, 19 Frankenstein in Chains

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Once again from the God-given talented hands of Jeff Yagher comes another beautiful sculpt. This ‘Frankenstein in Chains’ was released through Tower of London. The supplied chain needed some cleaning up of seam issues but otherwise the pieces needed virtually no further work. The flesh areas of the monster were first...

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The Wolf Man from Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948)

Aug 10, 18 The Wolf Man from Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948)

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In the opening of the A&CMF film Larry Talbot undergoes a transformation into a werewolf. In this scene he is sitting in a chair while transforming and this 1/12th scale scene from Monsters in Motion effectively captures this scene. The figure comes with three different heads: Larry Talbot, mid-transformation, and transformed...

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Gang of Five from Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948)

Aug 10, 18 Gang of Five from Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948)

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1/12th scale figures from Monsters in Motion.

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