These terrible greenish photos were seen a few months ago in the Analogue Painting Contest, but I didn’t put them up here. They’re some of the figures that came in a Tamiya kit of a 1/48 scale Citroen car in Luftwaffe service - I showed it off back in November. Not the greatest figures that I’ve ever done, but I didn’t want to pour too much work into them. The mechanic on the left looks rather like a zombie, come to think of it.
I’m planning on using these figures for my pulp Weird War Two project. After all, SS Vampires in a secret installation need to get back and forth, perhaps in a Junkers with blackened windows. I figure they’ll be useful targets for my commandos.
This shot reminded me of Nigel Higgins’ article in the latest Wargames Blogger Quarterly on scale. The lady Aviatrix in the middle is a Bob Murch Pulp Figures 28mm mini, which ls not really the same thing as 1/48 scale. But, as Mr. Higgins notes, if it looks good, use it. Our lady aviatrix will get to fly the Fiesler Storch 1/48 scale I’m saving to build after I move, and these tall chaps won’t. I just hope she doesn’t mind flying at night with sketchy company.
And the big guys can fix her car.
These figures bring my 2015 totals to:
28mm Foot: 11; Mounted: 10
15mm: Armour/Vehicles: 5
Kilometres Run: 144
MA Theses Finished: 1