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Miskatonic Faculty and Staff: Medicine. (50257, 50258, 59029)

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In "Call of Cthulhu," you would be quite the sillybilly to go poking into dark mysteries without a party member versed in first aid or the medical sciences. Fortunately, Misk U. has a partnership arrangement with St. Mary's Teaching Hospital in Arkham! 

50257,  Dr. Thomas Welby, is the perfect sculpt for a good doctor. He specializes in nervous ailments. Look at that reassuring smile and Clipboard of Authority! 
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He is assisted by 50258, Nurse Anne Foster. Exceptionally capable and possessed of a knowledge of pharmacology that goes above and beyond. She's seen some tough cases.
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And, of course, we need a surgeon! I had an extra 59029, Baron Simone LeCroix, and since I'd used Jack the Ripper as a circus knife thrower ( https://forum.reapermini.com/index.php?/topic/85248-circus-knife-thrower-and-assistant-50012-and-50125 ) I had a razor and a doctor's bag left over from his sprue. So the good Baron got a change of occupation after some wire-cutter-and-pliers surgery of his own. Barber, surgeon, veterinarian,  what-have-you, he's skilled with a sharp blade. 

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Speaking of nervous cases, Miskatonic  is rough on the sanity. The old Call of Cthulhu Occupation 3-packs from RAFM usually come with a character doing just fine, a character encountering something unsettling, and a character on the edge of madness or deadness or both. This sculpt was the last of the three for the Professor 3-pack. Hidden for triggers: suicidal ideation.
 

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The nurse does not look particularly impressed here. That's the sort of eyeroll you give when you know the gun has been crudely whittled from a bar of soap.

 

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The little rats at the poor overwhelmed Professor's feet are a nice touch. 

 

 

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Love these, but there is something a little unsettling about all these medical personnel....that smile of Dr. Welby's is just a little too earnest, and who knows what sort of notes he's making on that Clipboard of Authority.  Have you checked their credentials with the Medical Board?

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