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Screamin' releases Rise and Dine !

Screamin' is proud to introduce a new 1/6 scale solid cast model kit sculpted by an extremely talented artist by the name of BERGER. Rising from the crypt, the mummy is looking for his long awaited meal. His rotting wrap and decaying flesh will make your skin crawl. The kit is beautifully sculpted showing extraodinary detail and anatomy. Standing 12" tall, the kit consists of 5 easy to assemble resin pieces. Packaged in an attractice full color box, this is just the beginning of a series of kits sculpted by BERGER.

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Sideshow Inc releases Schlitzie The Pinhead !

1/6 Scale, Resin
Ready to assemble
Sculpture: Mitch DeVane
Painting: Thomas Gilliland

Schlitzie was perhaps the most famous of the Sideshow pinheads at the beginning of the 20th century. He suffered from an anomaly called 'microcephaly', a term used to describe an affliction that reduces the cranial capacity in an individual from the normal average of 1600 cubic centimeters to an astonishingly low 400 cubic centimeters. This severe affliction undoubtly affects the mental capacity of the individual, limiting them to very simply tasks. Schlitzie, although a male microcephalic, and much smarter than the average pinhead, was forced to wear a dress because his guardian stated it was easier to take care of his toilet needs. Schlitzie charmed audiences for over 30 years before dying at the remarkable age of 80. Schlitzie can be seen today in Tod Brownings' film masterpiece, Freaks, with other infamous human oddities from the 1930's.

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Eden Sculptures releases Mask and Horn !

It comes in both kit and finished - painted form.
1:4 scale.
The price is $89 us / 55 uk pounds (kit)
$179 us / 105 uk pounds (painted).
As EDEN SCULPTURES is based in the UK shipping will be at cost.

This sculpt was recently released and if the demand for JD's last Mask figure is anything to go by, this one will be just as hot!

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G-Force releases Raised by the Demons !

Sculpted by Scott Herel (his first attempt at sculpting)
Size 9.5 inches, and 25 parts
Material: Resin
Cost $75.00US $5.00 shipping
Full color box art and instructions
The kit comes with 2 optional heads, 2 optional hands and a separate tongue. Also included are small paper guitar pics scanned from an actual concert pick that was given to Scott by Gene. The Bass Guitar is a rare version of Gene's custom 1975 - 1976 design. The model base is from the cover of the album "Rock and Roll Over"

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Zotz releases Esmeralda (from Victor Hugo's The Hunchback of Notre Dame)!

The kit is 1/6 scale, made of resin.
The cloths and cards are made of material and paper.

Price $130.00 (wholesale available)
Sculpted by E. Luis & A. Lopez
Design and painting Eli Raphael
For orders outside of Mexico, please contact our USA representative:
Puff & Stuff, 703 Lowry Ave, Jeannette PA 15644
ph (412)523-8444 or fax them at (412)523-6979

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Dark Horse releases Rancor Monster!

Sculptor Randy Bowen has safely returned from a fact-finding tour on the planet Tatooine in the Star Wars universe, where he barelyescaped death and dismemberment in the execution pit of Jabba the Hutt while sculpting the savage Rancor monster for the second statue in the program of ultra-limited edition Star Wars bronzes from Dark horse comics and Bowen Designs.

"I have always tried to bring realism to my work," Bowen remarked, "but I never thought it would cost me my skin. Fortunately, I was able to capture the likeness before it captured me!" this likeness has been successfully translated into a highly detailed bronze measuring 15" tall, weighing 25 pounds on its rich base of black Spanish marble. The edition is strictly limited to only 50 numbered copies and is being offered at a price of $3,000.00.

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Horizon releases White Primer for Vinyl Model Kits!

Horizon introduces the newest addition to our expanding line of hobby paints & supplies. Horizon White Primer (item #11401) is an excellent primer for vinyl model kits. Dries in minutes! Convenient 6-ounce spray can costs $6.50. White color.

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Horizon releases a Fossil Reproduction Collection!

A new series of collectible dinosaur fossil reproductions. No assembly or painting required! Display stand & Nameplate included.

The prices range from $55.00 to $95.00

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Horizon releases Sil from Species!

Sil is the first in a new series of original statuettes. She was sculpted by Toshi Usui and designed by H.R. Giger. Stands over 12 inches tall and there is no assembly or painting required. The price is $175.00.

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Skull Island Models releases Myths and Legends!

New from Skull Island Models comes the first kit in their "Myths and Legends" series: Pan. Pan is 1/8 scale (8 1/2" tall) and comes with signed and numbered certificate of original authenticity. Slick spin casting is done by Soldat ensuring high quality.

Sculpted by Steve Goodrich, Pan has a free and easy macho image to reflect any guy's inner spirit. Yet Pan is also studly enough to appeal to the lady collectors in our hobby.

Pan is $55.00 plus $5.00 S&H and may be ordered directly from:
Skull Island Productions
439 Chestnutland Rd.
New Milford, CT 06776

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Fairbanx Models releases Grandpa!

Available from Bare-Metal Foil & Hobby Co. for $130 plus $5 S&H.

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Fairbanx Models releases 2,000 Man!

Available from Bare-Metal Foil & Hobby Co. for $90 plus $5 S&H.

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Dark Horse releases Death Dealer!

He Brings Death on a Dark Cloud; and His Name is Vengeance: Grazetta's Death Dealer Returns!

In 1994, the undisputed master of fantasy art, Frank Frazetta and premier sculptor Randy Bowen came together to create a bronze translation of Frazetta's legendary Death Dealer. Over the years, the silent, brooding character of Frazetta's legendary painting had been captured on countless publications, posters, art books, magazines, plaques, and scores of other items. It has even been adopted by the U.S. Army Tank Corp. as mascot! Finally, through this very unique collaboration between these two talented artists and Dark Horse Comics, a three-dimensional bronze sculpture of the Death Dealer was born. Limited to only 50 bronzes, it sold out immediately and is now a coveted collectors' treasure that commands fantastic prices on the high-end collector's market.

With special permission granted by the Frazettas, Dark Horse Comics and Bowen Designs are producing Frank Frazett's Death Dealer as a Cold-cast, limited-edition sculpture. The fully painted, meticulously detailed sculpture stands at 13 1/2" high and sits atop a dark mahogany base and includes burnished steel chains. Though slightly different, it remains exacting in every detail, this impressive peice captures the dark mystery and veiled menace that has captivated fantasy fans and collectors worldwide.

The Death Dealer is limited to 5,000 copies. Each statue is individually numbered and comes in an elegant full-color collector's box. The Death Dealer will be available December 1997 for a suggested retail price of $250.00.

To preview this special project, check out the Dark Horse website: http://www.dhorse.com or the Bowen Designs website: http://www.teleport.com/~bowen8r.

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Bowen Designs, Inc. releases Cthulhu! Bowen Designs is proud to re-present a sculptural tour de'force from the hand of famed science fiction / fantasy illustrator Stephen Hickman.

Due to popular demand, Bowen Designs will be going back to the master molds to complete the announced run of 2,000 limited edition sculptures. Only 1,000 were originally produced. Every detail has been lovingly hand-crafted to comply with Lovecraft's description in the classic short story... The Call of Cthulhu
Available: December 1997
Bronze edition (limited to 25) also available upon request.
$1200.00 suggested retail

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Bowen Designs, Inc. releases The Jimmy Leggs! Bowen Designs gives us a Pre-assembled statue and model kit by Randy Bowen!
You've heard of Nyarlthotep?
Yog-Sothoth?
Cthulhu...?
You weaklings!

October 31st, 1997. In a recent press conference, Doctor Howard Phillips of the Spring Grove Mental Hospital issued a statement in which he declared noted sculptor Randy Bowen legally insane. The statement came just after Bowen attempted to prove to the world that the ancient legend of "the Jimmy Leggs" did, in fact, exist, and that his Great Grandfather had borne witness to the strange ritual in which the beast was summoned. Shortly after demanding a search party be formed, Bowen ordered his now world famous company, Bowen Designs, to release a fully detailed and meticulously - sculpted version of The Jimmy Leggs, complete with base and a sculpted version of the "Woman from the Stars" - who he claimes is the monster's keeper. He has made the sculpture available in two versions: 1000 will be produced as a pre-painted sculpture, and 500 will be unassembled model kits.
The second in a series of original creations, both model and statue will include a detailed account of Bowen's ancestor's encounter with the fabled beast from beyond, as well as real chains with which to bind it. Stated Phillips, "He rambled on about beasts from the deep, horrors out of time, and creatures from the grav- buy his latest sculpture and you'll realize Randy Bowen is completely insane!" The Jimmy Leggs was unavailable for comment at press time.
Suggested retail: statue $130.00, model kit $90.00

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Bowen Designs, Inc. releases Spider-Man Bronze! Bowen Designs is proud to announce a legendary line of highly collectible bronze sculptures depicting the World's Greatest Comics characters. This prestige series will commemorate these classic heroes as they were originally created. It is inspired by the Classic Art of Steve Ditko and sculpted by Randy Bowen.

The sculptures will be limited to just 100 castings max.. After production is complete the molds will be destroyed. The first 35 collectors to reserve their bronzes will recieve as a premium, a cold bronze bust, depicting the character's alter ego. (Spider-Man/Peter Parker, Hulk/Bruce Banner, Iron Man / Tony Stark, etc.) In addition, Bowen Designs will make available to consummate collectors, a separate edition of 35 gold plated copies!
Other Details

  • Mounted on a custom slab of black Spanish marble
  • hand-rubbed finish
  • numbered
  • 1/6th scale (big!)
  • custom packaging
  • Suggested Retail Price $2,500.00

If you have any questions, with regards to reserving your bronze, please contact Bowen Designs, Inc. at 503-786-0542

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Zotz releases Sentimental Journey! She is a 1/3 scale, 1940's Pin-up girl bust resin kit. Sculpted by Alex Lopez, it captures that special era in which allied servicemen all over the world never thought their hearts could be so yearning. List price: $79.95

Wether fighting in the steaming jungle of New Guinea, flying high over Nazi-held territories, or in foxholes in dusty North Africa, they always longed for the day that would send them back to thier loved ones.

For orders outside Mexico, please contact our USA distribute.

Puff & Stuff
703 Lowry Ave,
Jeannette, Pennsylvania 15644
(412)523-8444 Fax (412)523-6979

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Azimuth Design presents Cricket! I'm sure she would like to meet you!

This latest kit from Mike James is a fresh addition to his line of "girl" kits which includes: Kiko, Tabitha, Bride, Vixen, Sedusa, and Angelissa. If you have seen any of these "Mike James Kits" then I'm sure they have been toasted into your brain forever! But the best part of Azimuth Design is Mike James. Mike does all of the design, sculpting and casting as well as providing excellent customer service. I don't know how he can do it, but I'm happy he does!

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Star Wars Emporium releases Game Over! This limited edition kit includes: 2 allien warriors, battling with Hicks & Hudson on a full diorama base. Game Over is solid cold cast porcelain - beware of any recasts. 130.00 Plus Postage & Packing U.K. $200.00 Plus Postage & Rest of the World. Postage to the U.S.A is 45.00 or $70.00.

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Anubis releases Spinner! It is 18" and was sculpted by Rick Wyatt and Dave Barkovitz. It is cast by windshear and includes vacume dome and clear colored resin police lights. It will be available at the end of October for shipping and will debute at Fall Chiller Theatre. You can pre order now and can even pick the kit up at Chiller to save shipping. Price--$210.00 shipped

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Ziku releases Deformed Godzilla kit from 1954. It is $90.00 U.S.
Ziku
N Haitu 1F Migi 721-40, Minami nakamalu
Omiya Saitama
330 Japan
Fax 81-48-687-0492

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The Post Office releases Monster Stamps! The Monster stamps have arrived just in time for halloween! Run out to your local post office and pick some up!

Dinosaur should be available also - artist James Gurney is responsible for these great stamps!

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Morbid Models releases Astronaut and Egg! The first kit is 1/6 scale and called "Astronaut and Egg".It depicts Kane in the space suit from Alien. He is examining the alien egg as a face hugger launches itself at his visor. UK price is 60 (which includes S&H). US price is $100 plus $20 S&H.

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Morbid Models releases Starbeast! The second kit is an original Alien creature called "Starbeast". It stands 11 inches tall and comes with a small Giger style base. Both of these kits are cast in Cold Cast Porcelain and don't need any clean up at all. UK price is 50 (which includes S&H). US price is $80 plus $10 S&H.

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Monstrology Models releases "Jake", The Monstrous Blind Henchman! This kit is from the 1939 Classic "The Human Monster" sculpted by Jon Wang. Jake is a 1/6 scale resin figure kit consisting of 8 peices including base. The 1st 25 units sold will recieve a free set of Michael Price's "Hollywood Horror's" trading card set now out of print. These are among the most interesting horror Trading cards ever done. Retail Price for Jake is $115.00 plus $5.00 S+H.

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Monstrology Models releases Edison Frankenstein! This is a limited run (75 units) of the Edison Franenstein sculpted by William Paquet. Retail Price is $110.00 plus $5.00 S+H.

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Horizon releases Poison Ivy! This is a sketch of Horizon's upcoming Poison Ivy 1/8 scale model kit which was sculpted by Toshi Usui. This kit features Poison Ivy sprawled atop a mutated plant and will include a nameplate. The solid model kit version will be available in October 1997 and the vinyl version will be available by December.

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Horizon releases Bat Girl! She was sculpted by Toshi Usui is 8.5 inches tall and available in both vinyl and resin. Both versions include a nameplate and small base.

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Madhouse releases Priss at War! Very sexy and very sci-fi anime. The base is a battered boomer robot which she is about to behead. Priss is 1/6 scale standing approximately 11 inches tall and is a cold cast porcelain / resin model. She was sculpted by Garrett Fasano, who will be doing the rest of the characters from the hit japanamation entitled Bubble Gum Crisis. She was sculpted and produced here in the USA.

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Solid Image Arts releases MJ-12 Alien Visitor! This vinyl kit is 1/4 scale - over 13 inches tall! Dan Platt meticulously created this MJ-12 Type II Visitor model kit based upon the US Military's description of a Highly Classified Type II EBE (Extraterrestrial Biological Entity) as categorized in the recently discovered MJ-12 Operations Manual.

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