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The Invisible Man (1933)

Aug 10, 18 The Invisible Man (1933)

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Moebius Models released a styrene version of The Invisible Man. In addition to the main character this diorama also includes a myriad of amazing pieces including an awesome array of glassware, books, rats, frog, and, of course, his nose. Since this kit is all styrene special care was necessary in the build up. Many of the pieces...

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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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Strange Chair from Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948)

Aug 10, 18 Strange Chair from Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948)

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Most resin figures in the Garage Kit area are 1/6th scale. After a while these do take up a lot of shelf space. Monsters in Motion released a series of kits based on the Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein film that are 1/12th scale. The good news is these take up little shelf space and due to their smaller size one would...

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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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Claude Rains in Phantom of the Opera (1943)

Aug 10, 18 Claude Rains in Phantom of the Opera (1943)

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This 1943 Universal Studios version of The Phantom of the Opera stars Claude Rains as the mercurial phantom. The climax shows his horrible scarred face while wielding a sword against his aggressors. This image was wonderfully captured by the peerless Jeff Yagher and released by X-O Facto. The sword was airbrushed with Alclad steel...

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