Monday 24 October 2011

'It's the Fuzz!'

More from 'Hasslefree Miniatures', and another survivor to accompany 'The Zombie Survival Guide'.  A rather portly British Bobby armed to the teeth with a semi-automatic shotgun.  I love the idea that the survivors of a zombie-inducing plague are just ordinary people and not Hollywood 'A' list movie stars.  'Hasslefree' certainly have come up with some great sculpts and this one called, 'PC Sam Ford' is a wonderful likeness for Nick Frost's character in 'Hot Fuzz'.

Although not planned I have inadvertently managed to purchase the Frost/Pegg 28mm alter egos from two separate films;  I suppose there is nothing else for it, I'm simply going to have to buy the accompanying minis! 

Nicholas Angel: Sergeant Butterman, the little hand says it's time to rock and roll!

Meanwhile in a deserted cemetery at the far edge of the mighty metropolis, could it be that time is running out for our plucky heroes?


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  2. Michael, those tomb stones look VERY real...excellent work

  3. Nice work on the Bobbie. That little scene at the bottom looks great.

  4. I wasn´t too sure about the film hot fuzz..but the minis look great :-D
    Paul the alien is good though :-D

  5. Those zed-heads had better watch out!

    Zombie movies are a guilty pleasure of mine, rarely indulged these days due to frowning and tutting by Mrs Rosbif. World War Z was a great book, too. I haven't yet been tempted to translate the interest into gaming or painting yet.

    Lovely painting as always, Michael.

    PS. love the new banner!

  6. Perfect!
    Realy like this one

  7. Thank you all, I have thoroughly enjoyed doing these latest.

    @Rosbif, I share the same guilty pleasure and I'm afraid the good Mrs. Awdry's reaction to the celluloid adventures of the undead is identical to that of Mrs. Rosbif.

  8. I can third every since my mrs saw 'Creep' she won't watch anything remotly horror related. Luckily I get time at work sometimes to catch up on those sort of films.

  9. Great painting Michael. Very cool scene at the end.

  10. Great paint job, the movie will live in history for the scene where the old lady is drop kicked.

  11. Great work, black's always a tough colour to get right and you have nailed it.

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