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Amazing Figure Modeler 12

Amazing Figure Modeler


Magazine:Amazing Figure Modeler
Number:12 | 1998

Table of contents

Editorial | Page 2

by David Fisher
Letter From Publisher David Fisher.

Miscellaneous | Page 3
Say What?

AFM Listens To Our Readers.

Review | Page 6
Double Vision

by TerryWebb, David Fisher
Our reviewing duo takes on an all new batch of resin and vinyl figures.

Editorial | Page 16
Aurora Retrospective - Part 3

by Tom Graham
Author Tom Graham tells the story of Aurora sculptor Ray Meyers.

Review | Page 21
Raptor Reviews

by William Stout
William picks the bones clean in his latest round of dino reviews!

Build Report | Page 22

by David Fisher
David puts the patterns to Bowen Designs' Kongzilla!

Build Report | Page 26
Reviving a Relic!

by Tim Gore
Effects painter im Gore recreates the paint sheme for Revell/Monogram's Kothoga.

Editorial | Page 30

by Dan Platt
Sculptor Dan Platt recommends professional Kevlar for would-be industry job hunters.

News | Page 32
It Came From The Garage

by Frank Daniel
The Latest Releases In The G.K. Scene

Build Report | Page 40

by Darrin Marsh
Darrin gives the Japanese vinyl Behemoth a hot oil treatment in his latest installment!

Review, 1:35  | Page 44
When Dioramas Ruled The Earth!

Tamiya's deluxe styrene Dinosaur dioramas fill our center spread with a roar!

Editorial | Page 48
AFM Exclusive Interview: Patrick Tatopoulos

by Mike Wowczuk
The man behind this summer's blockbuster effects for Godzilla talks with AFM about monsters and mayhem!

Editorial | Page 52
AFM Company Profile: Grey Zon

by Frank Daniel
Frank Daniel goes beneath the skin to tap the skull with the hobby's main bone specialist, Luis De la Fuente.

Build Report, 1:48  | Page 58
Felling Like A Kid Again!

by Dean Dymerski
Dean gets "Lost" in his childhood with the Jupiter 2.

Build Report | Page 62
Making The Scene: Explosive Modeling

by Anthony Mestas
Anthony lights a fuse and all heck breaks loose with the Toho Titan!

Photo Gallery | Page 66
AFM Reader's Gallery

AFM throws the spotlight on our talented readers.

Build Report | Page 68
Gotham's Garage

by Mik Stuteburg
Holy cave dwellers Batman! Mike goes a little batty scratch building The Bat Cave!

Editorial | Page 74
Prehistoric Modeling

by Mike Fredericks
Dinosaur expert Mike Fredericks takes a nostalgic look back at the Aurora wonders.

Review | Page 78
The Tool Box

by Chuck Davenport
Chuck personally tests modeling products and materials and gives our readers the scoop on what's hot, and what's not!

Review | Page 80
Out Of The Box

by Chaz Lovejoy
Chaz previews the latest and greatest releases from the pre-painted market!

News | Page 82
Brits And Pieces

by Chris Pickering
Chris Pickering takes over the helm as our U.K. Corespondent and covers the hottest British invasion since the Fab Four!

Editorial | Page 84
Godzilla! A Product Of The H-Bomb!

by Ryan Mitchell
U.K. Super collector Ryan Mitchell picks the Best of the best Godzilla kits.

Miscellaneous | Page 88
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