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Re: Post your Monarch Models buildups here!
« Reply #30 on: April 17, 2020, 11:06:07 AM »
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Re: Post your Monarch Models buildups here!
« Reply #31 on: April 17, 2020, 12:12:03 PM »
Here's some old Wonderfest photos and one has him sitting in the background.


That Fly box art is fabulous!


Are those Dr. McKillop's own builds?

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Re: Post your Monarch Models buildups here!
« Reply #32 on: April 18, 2020, 10:28:04 AM »
Mine are spread out. I couldn't even get to the Gorgo kits or the regular Ghost kits.  I think I have around 35.

Have you built any yet?

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And speaking of Gorgo, we also need more pictures of Gorgo builds in this thread! Just the single nice one above by rkoenn isn't enough.

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Re: Post your Monarch Models buildups here!
« Reply #33 on: April 21, 2020, 02:16:52 PM »
Can anyone venture a guess as to why Dr. McKillop may have opted for black plastic for the Gorgo kit though?



Black is a terrible colour for a kit. Details don't pop out as readily and it requires thicker coats of paint. Kits should be white, cream or light grey. In Gorgo's case perhaps green, but certainly not black.

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Re: Post your Monarch Models buildups here!
« Reply #34 on: April 23, 2020, 08:55:53 AM »
Can anyone venture a guess as to why Dr. McKillop may have opted for black plastic for the Gorgo kit though?



Black is a terrible colour for a kit. Details don't pop out as readily and it requires thicker coats of paint. Kits should be white, cream or light grey. In Gorgo's case perhaps green, but certainly not black.

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Mine is yellow-green. I remember reading somewhere that McKillop really likes colored plastic, and builds models (including his own company's kits) in their molded colors, without painting them. Definitely a different approach to making models, but I can see how an all-black Gorgo would look pretty sharp.


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Re: Post your Monarch Models buildups here!
« Reply #35 on: April 26, 2020, 03:13:01 PM »
Here's a Ghost of Castel-Maré built by Freddie Poe:



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Re: Post your Monarch Models buildups here!
« Reply #36 on: April 26, 2020, 05:24:16 PM »
If any kit ought to have been released in transparent neon glow colors, like the Monogram Luminators, it was The Ghost of Castel-Maré.

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Re: Post your Monarch Models buildups here!
« Reply #37 on: May 04, 2020, 12:08:32 AM »
Here's a really nice Monarch Sinbad model built by Freddie Poe:



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Re: Post your Monarch Models buildups here!
« Reply #38 on: May 06, 2020, 11:59:24 AM »
Monarch making models again would be awesome! I remember them specifically mentioning The Thing from Another World , War of the Worlds and Time Machine being possible licenses they would like to produce. Throw in The Blob and THEM! and I would be a very happy modeler!

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Re: Post your Monarch Models buildups here!
« Reply #39 on: June 03, 2020, 04:26:41 PM »
I run the Monarch Facebook page and Scott has been showing his latest future kit which believe is the Original Fly that will be coming out.
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Re: Post your Monarch Models buildups here!
« Reply #40 on: June 03, 2020, 04:33:35 PM »
My Monarch Nosferatu with Repalcement head.




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Re: Post your Monarch Models buildups here!
« Reply #41 on: June 03, 2020, 07:16:16 PM »
My Monarch Nosferatu with Repalcement head.

Cool! Interesting though that both the Monarch Nosferatu build-ups we're seeing in this thread are with replacement heads. I'm wondering whether that indicates that the head included with the original Monarch kit was lacking somehow.

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Re: Post your Monarch Models buildups here!
« Reply #42 on: June 03, 2020, 08:44:21 PM »
Cool! Interesting though that both the Monarch Nosferatu build-ups we're seeing in this thread are with replacement heads. I'm wondering whether that indicates that the head included with the original Monarch kit was lacking somehow.

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Actually the kit was going to come with two polystyrene heads in the box.But instead Scott went with the one head that came with kit.This one was later released in resin.Aurora did the the same with the PS Giant Mammoth with alternate trunk and front legs.But scrapped the idea due to costs even though the legs and trunk were sculpted.The parts were later released 30yrs later in resin when collector but the extra parts that Aurora sculpted for the Woolly Mammoth.
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Re: Post your Monarch Models buildups here!
« Reply #43 on: June 03, 2020, 09:11:04 PM »
Here it is!



After several other Searches, I pecked in "Monarch kit stash" and found that Wolfman66 had posted it. And I thought it was Wolfman but I'd forgotten the 66.

http://www.universalmonsterarmy.com/forum/index.php?action=search2

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Yap that be my stash there posted while back.
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Re: Post your Monarch Models buildups here!
« Reply #44 on: June 03, 2020, 10:23:26 PM »
Yap that be my stash there posted while back.

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