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Finally think I got this group finished up! I've got a soft spot for the dark pulpy weirdness of the "Hellboy" universe, as we have seen. 
https://forum.reapermini.com/index.php?/topic/85925-heckfella-wwwoz-lion-80058-and-rafm-hells-harbinger-raf03897

https://forum.reapermini.com/index.php?/topic/86757-bombshells-gillie-as-abbie-sapien

The idea got into my head to do up the rest of the BPRD Special Operations crew from equally non-official sources. A few months back I got a set of 20+ very cheap miniatures for some superhero boardgame and got it into my head to use them as guilt-free conversion fodder. One of them was pretty spot-on for a younger, less jaded version of the pyrokinetic Liz Sherman. I just added a ring of flame from a Nolzur's aasimar wizard and painted her up. Sculpt was pretty basic and blobby, but I think it gets the point across.
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Click for turnaround:

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Another had a costume that looked like it could be painted as a diver's suit, so SNIP went the head, and SQUISH went the green stuff, and with a mechanical-pencil eraser  cap, a jump ring, and some tiny watch parts I turned him into the ectoplasmic medium in a pressure suit, Johann Kraus. Aimed for a compromise between the movie version and the comics version. 

 

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Turnaround, so you get all sides of that nice, open face:

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The belt pouches are chunks of sprue metal. 

 

And of course who could forget Roger the Homunculus? This was a Nolzur's Clay Golem, and the scale is a bit off, but hey. He's a hulking construct grown from blood and herbs by a deranged alchemist, and the comics are not really consistent about just how big he is. I can overlook it. 
Again, watch parts and sprues factored into the conversion to make his lightning capacitor chest and...other distinguishing features. I assure you, it's canonical that it looks even worse if he has pants on. 

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You know the drill, 

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But I know what you came here for...ACTION SHOTS!DSCN8229.thumb.JPG.5b92489b280821171655d10e27913b2d.JPGDSCN8213.thumb.JPG.02a2354da40a9b01a6991d99ddad0ee0.JPGDSCN8214.thumb.JPG.af8ed441ec88386e8e1e5159ff18a4fd.JPGDSCN8432.thumb.JPG.bf0a0d5ed23380fff8bdd31c38d9fec5.JPGDSCN8433.thumb.JPG.593680c51c1897bc57116caae6bb4fa5.JPG

 

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BONUS HELLBOY VILLAINS!

Waste not! The torso for Kraus lost a head, but a bodiless bald head is perfect for Hermann von Klempt, horrible head-in-a-jar mad scientist. Ape-X makes a good Kriegaffe. 

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And this project finally gave me something to do with the third Grenadier Vile Villain: a good cultish Rasputin ready to summon some Ogdru Hem and/or Ogdru Jahad.

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Thanks, all! This one's been brewing a long time. 

7 hours ago, Dilvish the Deliverer said:

I'm only really familiar with the movies,

There could be no better choice than del Toro to direct those. There's a man who knows monsters. 

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