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Hepcat

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Re: What are your favourite Aurora monster model kits?
« Reply #30 on: August 23, 2012, 02:02:29 PM »
For those who have still to make up their minds, here are a couple of build-ups of the Forgotten Prisoner. The first one by RedKing:



And the second by Universal Steve:



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Re: What are your favourite Aurora monster model kits?
« Reply #31 on: August 25, 2012, 04:13:08 AM »
Both different, both neat-o.
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Re: What are your favourite Aurora monster model kits?
« Reply #32 on: December 03, 2012, 12:20:11 PM »
Here are the top ten vote getters with 75 members having cast their ballots:

Frankenstein 49
Creature 42
Mummy 35
Phantom of the Opera 31
Bride of Frankenstein 26
Dracula 26
Forgotten Prisoner of Castel-Mar 25
Wolf Man 22
Godzilla 13
Witch 12

Frankenstein followed by the Creature have a secure hold on the top two positions but the Bride of Frankenstein and the Forgotten Prisoner continue to move up through the ranks:

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Re: What are your favourite Aurora monster model kits?
« Reply #33 on: December 03, 2012, 10:23:31 PM »
Kinda like the popularity of the monsters themselves, the big 2 reign again!

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Re: What are your favourite Aurora monster model kits?
« Reply #34 on: December 04, 2012, 08:01:14 AM »
Even though he's off model, I have to go with the Wolfman. He's my favorite Universal Monster, and the kit is a lot of fun. A novice model painter like myself can go off on the fur and get some nice results with low technical skills. I built one back in high school, and now me and my son are working on one.

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Re: What are your favourite Aurora monster model kits?
« Reply #35 on: December 04, 2012, 09:57:26 AM »
Kinda like the popularity of the monsters themselves, the big 2 reign again!

But there should be three times as many votes here on something so central to monsterdom as the original Aurora monster model kits!

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Re: What are your favourite Aurora monster model kits?
« Reply #36 on: January 03, 2013, 07:31:11 PM »
First lady of Fright will always be my favorite Aurora :P






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Re: What are your favourite Aurora monster model kits?
« Reply #37 on: January 05, 2013, 11:16:01 AM »
Even though he's off model, I have to go with the Wolfman. He's my favorite Universal Monster, and the kit is a lot of fun. A novice model painter like myself can go off on the fur and get some nice results with low technical skills. I built one back in high school, and now me and my son are working on one.

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Like the fact that he has big guns. He must have been pumping iron before he posed for the sculpt. lol

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Re: What are your favourite Aurora monster model kits?
« Reply #38 on: January 05, 2013, 11:20:23 AM »
Frankenstein is widening now. He is moving like a tremendous machine!

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Re: What are your favourite Aurora monster model kits?
« Reply #39 on: January 06, 2013, 01:13:33 PM »
First lady of Fright will always be my favorite Aurora :P




My very favourite as well! Here she is by Monolith for comparison's sake:



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Re: What are your favourite Aurora monster model kits?
« Reply #40 on: January 07, 2013, 01:52:27 PM »
The very first model kit (not just monster kit) I ever had was King Kong. My dad helped me build it as I was only 4. I loved that kit, and I remember bringing it for show-and-tell in kindergarten. The next one was Godzilla. I was a little older, maybe 6 or so. I painted it with Testors green enamel (a vibrant kelly green), and I painted it with red lips and blood on his hands as depicted in the wonderfully lurid James Bama boxart. I was (and still am) a fan of prehistoric animals and dinosaurs, so King Kong, Godzilla, and the Creature are my favorites. I see The Hunchback of Notre Dame isn't placing very high, but it made my list for the drama and pathos of the pose. Actually, it's very hard to chose just 5! They are all wonderful in their own way.

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Re: What are your favourite Aurora monster model kits?
« Reply #41 on: January 15, 2013, 04:51:17 PM »
Actually, it's very hard to chose just 5!


You don't say!

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In the meantime, here's a Forgotten Prisoner built by Propman:



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Re: What are your favourite Aurora monster model kits?
« Reply #42 on: January 16, 2013, 07:56:51 AM »
Thanks for posting my kit Hepcat!!!!!

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Re: What are your favourite Aurora monster model kits?
« Reply #43 on: January 17, 2013, 03:31:30 PM »
Well it most certainly merited inclusion in the Forgotten Prisoner's campaign team.

Here too is your Bride buildup:



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Re: What are your favourite Aurora monster model kits?
« Reply #44 on: January 17, 2013, 06:47:47 PM »
 Thanks again for the promo!!! I'm thinking or starting to offer my services as a kit buider/ painter if anyone is interested.


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