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Postby evilsmellyclown » Wed Dec 14, 2011 10:37 pm

got this from Monte Wards private collection and it is incredible. never really understood the piece until Monte introduced me to a book by Yasushi Nirasawa with a bunch of beautiful figures of what i can only describe as....bug people. this is an original sculpt and paint from Monte & it is sweet. the brown Manhopper is still in his collection. he only made a few of these because the paint work is so time consuming. I do not have many non-movie related pieces in my collection but this is one i display proudly. This paint really shows what Monte is capable of. The antennas are made from feather spines (not sure if that is what they are called, but you know what I mean). on to the pics.

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Postby Chainsaw » Wed Dec 14, 2011 10:53 pm

I\'ve seen his pics of this piece before... this thing is crazy! I think this has to be the nicest paint I\'ve seen from Monte; just beautilful work! Congrats Mike :thumbsup:
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Postby Michael_Myers H20 » Thu Dec 15, 2011 1:34 am

Awesome piece there I really like the paint on it.

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Postby crazydog500 » Thu Dec 15, 2011 2:59 am

Awesome score Mike, Monte did a crazy job painting that bad boy love the colors he put on that bust.
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Postby badnewskruse » Thu Dec 15, 2011 12:03 pm

Ridiculous! this is the definition of the work Masterpiece!

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Postby evilsmellyclown » Thu Dec 15, 2011 1:11 pm

"kaizu" wrote:Love it Mike!!!
For the people who don\'t know, it\'s based on a comic hero in Japan called Kamen-Rider.
The series has been going for over 40 years with a bunch of sequals, remakes and spin-offs.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kamen_Rider_Series

The story is about an evil clan who plan on taking over the world who create an army of human animal hybrid cyborgs to attack humanity. The main character was a victim from these experiments and was made into a human grasshopper hybrid. Before the evil scientsts wiped his memory, he manages to escape and becomes a fugitive. He can change into his grasshopper costume at will with the help of his belt. Manages to get a supercharged motorcycle and fights against the evil forces that harm mankind...
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The one Yasushi Nirasawa designed is based off a spin-off straight for video movie called Shin:Kamen Rider.
The only Rider of the series which wasn\'t a cyborg but a Bug humanoid.
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thanks guys, for all the great comments and thumbs up on this incredible piece.

Kaizu posted this up on mm.net and i had to share it. it really adds to the piece knowing the story and characters it is based on.

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Postby the green ghoul » Thu Dec 15, 2011 1:21 pm

I remember this one. That paint job is something else.

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Postby kaizu13 » Thu Dec 15, 2011 1:26 pm

That thing RULES man!! :laugh:


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Postby jasonfan2009 » Thu Dec 15, 2011 6:35 pm

WOW thats an excellent piece mike :thumbsup:
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Postby psychosocial91 » Thu Dec 15, 2011 7:09 pm

Amazing paint job on that!
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Postby IeatherfaceIX » Thu Dec 15, 2011 8:42 pm

Awesome piece Mike, Excellent Paint work!

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Postby DVS » Mon Dec 19, 2011 8:19 am

The paint work is absolutely beautiful!!!! Bet he could do a mean predator paint up. Congrats
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