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Personal logo Grelber Supporting Member of TMP23 Jul 2020 1:29 p.m. PST

Does anyone make a melodrama villain in top hat and cape (think Snidely Whiplash) in 28mm? This is what I think of while painting Mounties, I'm afraid.


colgar6 Supporting Member of TMP23 Jul 2020 2:01 p.m. PST

Hmm, there are some top-hat-and-cloak gents in various "Victoriana" ranges. Look for "ripper" in Foundry's catalogue: link

or Reaper: link

…but they're probably more sinister than melodramatic.

Pan Marek24 Jul 2020 8:49 a.m. PST

Look to any range of mid to late 19th century civilians.
Various manufacturers make ACW civilians, and look at "townsfolk" from Old West lines. You need a top hatted gent in a frock coat. You can always add a cape you made yourself.
And you can paint on the mustache.

bandit86 Supporting Member of TMP24 Jul 2020 9:13 p.m. PST

You might find something with Pulp figures
They have one in this pack that might work link
and maybe one of these to be tied to a track link
and possibly a Dudley Do right

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