Beware the Jabberwock, my son!

One of my all time favorite poems is by Lewis Carroll, author of Alice in Wonderland: Jabberwocky From “Through the Looking Glass”  (1871) ’Twas brillig, and the slithy toves Did gyre and gimble in the wabe: All mimsy were the borogoves, And the mome raths outgrabe.   “Beware the Jabberwock, my son! The jaws that […]

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A Shaggydog story

Once upon a time I read a short story by Isaac Asimov, entitled “Shah Guido G”, a story about a floating cityisland named Atlantis, it’s Shah named Guido G and the synchronized landing of a flotilla of flying craft called Waves all at the same time. Yes, you might guess correctly what happened next, and […]

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The Rocky Horror

As I was painting the statues, I had some paint left over on the palette. So I started this rocky thing to lessen the wastage:     Bones KS2 Roper  77227 Stone Lurker Not to be confused with that demon-thing from the *ahem* “adult anime” Urotsukidôji. Basically, a stalagmite look-alike monster that suddenly throws its rope-like tentacles around the […]

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The Last of the Werewolves

When Mantic ran their very first kickstarter, they pumped out stretch goal after stretch goal with concept drawings, riding on a wave of success they did not anticipate. Some of these drawings created a lot of buzz, such as this really great werewolf: and when the minatures arrived and were unveiled there were much of […]

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Mantic Gargoyles (Half) Troop

Finishing up units…here is the Mantic Kings of War Gargolyes. 5 of them, including the one I painted a few weeks or so ago, rebased to the standard 25mm square. For some reason I thought they had 20mm bases. At least with the 25mm base, they don’t keep tipping over all the time. And it […]

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