Monthly Archives: September 2007

Getting in on some post-apocalyptic action

I couldn’t help myself, I just had to build something post-apocalyptic of my own. The tank in the picture above is a work-in-progress, and ultimately I’d like to build a diorama for the vehicles and minifigs, but I like the ‘figs enough to call them done.

The Jomon clan:

Their allies the Emishi:

And their enemies, the Yamato:

Van Gogh and Sir Francis Drake by Michael Jasper

Michael Jasper never ceases to amaze in his ability to evoke the spirit of famous historical characters. Oh, and he’s one of the most innovative minifig builders around — check out Van Gogh’s painting and those pantaloons on Sir Francis Drake!

Vincent van Gogh:

Sir Francis Drake (and his wondrous pantaloons):

Sandman minifigs by Shane Larson

The Sandman, by Neil Gaiman was an important comic book series published between 1989 and 1996. Shane Larson has emerged from a yearl-long absence from the hobby to recreate The Endless in minifig form.

And don’t miss Shane’s take on the moment that Percival Lowell thought he had discovered canals on Mars (via the inestimable Klocki):