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WASTELANDERS: Bombshell's Maelee and Pinnacle Mutant 2

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More denizens of the post-nuclear hellscape, though they could also work well as SPACEFUTURE COMMUNISTS OF MARS ("Keep the Red Planet Red!"). Wasteland Maelee and Ivan the Mutant occupy opposite ends of the Nuclear Glow-Up spectrum. 

First, Ivan. Painted him ages ago, mostly in washes. This is another of that 3-pack of mutants from Pinnacle's "Hell on Earth" line. He has a bad case of Gnarly Arm, and those veins look like they might be infected. On the other (giant, mutated) hand, everyone likes a guy who can bicep-curl a tractor. DSCN5071.thumb.JPG.a3d20391b97d21d2f594d5d2a5c36e61.JPGDSCN5072.thumb.JPG.94c64f2b55bfaaa3e5319fa36aa406b3.JPGDSCN5073.thumb.JPG.7515317e24278f9ce29e001bf94ec95c.JPGDSCN5076.thumb.JPG.3ae3c3b50fa990b7323688cd578d23ba.JPG

Bombshell's own Wasteland Maelee, by contrast, is looking fine. Mechanic and fix-it gal of her settlement, her skills are always in demand. That colossal wrench is good for braining radioactive monsters, too, and she has the arms to swing it. 
She's one of my most recently-finished minis and I have to say I am not displeased! Used some flesh-tone wash to give her a set of sick abs, and used 'Ardcoat for bright eyes and lip gloss. I could do a close-up of that face without shame. 

The thing under her eye is supposed to be a band-aid, I think. 

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7 hours ago, Iridil said:

Great face on Maelee - like the yellow crop top too - do you think Ivan has the courage to ask her out?

I keep getting lucky with the eyes on Bombshell babes, for some reason! The yellow crop top I took from the original concept painting; it was a good idea then as now. 

Good question...I think being in a depopulated wasteland, free from advertising and most reflective surfaces, cuts right through a lot of self-image issues that our modern world might generate and foster. Ivan's technically got the standard number of arms, legs, and heads, and he can throw an engine block like it ain't no thang, or bend steel pipes like paperclips. He'd be a valued member of most settlements, and especially helpful in a garage.

After all, a chiseled jawline and classic bone structure won't fend off the cannibal scorpion-riders by themselves! A gal has to plan for the future, and I'd say Ivan's got pretty good odds under the circumstances. 

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