A blog entry by another gent gave me the idea of seeing what 54 mm figures in my collection could make Victorian or "Pulp" female characters. The few would include the repro of the MARX
Toy Soldiers of San Diego
has the Russian Sniper...
LEMAX's "Spooky Town" series has a lady adventurer. Arrow but no bow with a whip and torch.
Two adventurers, Colonel Henry Blake from M.A.S.H. and a young Ronald Reagan can also be had from LEMAX.
All these figures are easy to find and CHEAP! You can get two Russian Snipers in a bag of TSSD
Russians. The MARX
huntress, sometimes with the Missionary figure are sold as repros from The Hobby Bunker and others. LEMAX
. Conversions to various time periods are possible.
I did several war gaming figures but they all went on eBay
back in 2010.
I still have a stock 54mm "character" that I scratch built to fit as a helpless "female".
She has that comic knees together, heels apart stance that no real woman actually makes. An episode of The Legend of Tarzan
cartoon by Disney was called to my attention and those folks at Disney had four women including Jane Porter lost in the jungle, with out skirts and three making that helpless female pose! Oh Disney!
Reminds me of that soft core classic Pecos Bill from 1948 with Slue Foot Sue!
I'm off to the REASON RALLY in D.C. and I'll be back Sunday.