The Blob (1988) (Original) Custom Miniature / Figurine
Custom #:42274
Name:The Blob (1988)
Contest:80s Style II
Custom Type:Miniature / Figurine
Toy Series:Original
Date Added:August 29, 2012
Base Figure:medical grade latex (skin tone) and assorted body parts
Height:1.50 inches
Completion Time:48.00 hours
I just made this on a whim after experimenting with a package of flesh toned medical latex like they make fake limbs out of. I added the arm and leg bones from a model skeleton, a pair of hands from a Playarts Kai figure, a necklace thing from a Kai figure, and half a skull from the skeleton model as it reminded me of having been half digested already. More of the skull shows through in person as it sank a bit deeper over night. I had tried posing it in a more threatening way but this stuff has a mind of its own if you aren't careful. It had originally been nearly 2" tall but over a half hour flattened out like this.
Not many of you on here are old enough to remember the remake of The Blob from 1988, it was a very gory remake (considering how non violent the original was). So i figured I'd do a part that wasn't seen in the movie where a still fairly small blob has eaten a few folks but they aren't fully ingested yet.

User Comments
wesr -
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Shapp: The diner scene was filmed in PA too. I just did this for a laugh as I couldn't stand to waste the material at 15.00 a container, it's some nasty stuff until it sets up.
shapp -
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Thats so awesome! I didn't know that Seph. I am happy you made this =p
Voting ends for the 80s Style II Custom Contest (customizer revealed). - Tuesday, October 23, 2012
my chicken -
Thursday, October 18, 2012
wow I wached that movie wen I was 6 it wasn't a good idea I think I craped myself
JackTheBiscuit -
Thursday, October 18, 2012
Ah, sick! What a brilliantly original idea and greatly realised
CB2001 -
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Wicked awesome.
dreamcatcher -
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
I like the crazy idea and the use of materials, very original, congrats, kudos.
shapp -
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
This is freakin awesome. The original Blob is one of the greatest cult horror films ever made. They even have a convention here near where I work as the original film had parts shot here. The theater scene was shot here in PA and once a year they film people running from the theater like the Blob is coming after them. It's pretty awesome. Great originality bud.
Voting begins for the 80s Style II Custom Contest (pictures revealed). - Tuesday, October 16, 2012
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