On Thu, 9 Jan 1997, Ruben J. Arellano wrote:
> On Thu, 9 Jan 1997, oddman wrote:
> > I would like to buy a set of Groo miniatures. Anybody have any
> > suggestions? Does anyone know the adress of Dark Horse miniatures?
> I think I speak for everyone when I say: "Good luck!". In all my
> years of searching, I've only ever met *one* person who *used* to have
> *one* of the miniatures (not even a set). They are *very* difficult to
> find. Only recently did someone turn up on this list who had 4 of the 5
> sets. Dark Horse Miniatures is no longer in existence.
Hmmm...I had no idea I had such a rare commodity on my hands. I
was given two of the sets by a friend who worked in a game & model shop,
many years back. I don't have the original packaging, of course, and
they are doubtless somewhat the worse for wear after a decade or more of
being stored with all my *other* lead miniatures. (And no, I'm not
particularly interested in selling them...) I don't know which sets, but
the figures include two Groos, Chaakal, the Sage (and Mulch), the
Minstrel, Arcadio, and I think possibly Tarranto.
What I am very sorry about is that I used to have a close friend
who was one of Tom Luth's best friends. (Well, I don't regret that I had
the friend of course....) (If you ever want to watch Tom
Luth squirm, ask him about the "Phantasmic Four" comic strip he used to
do for the CSULB _Union_. Heh.) I conceived the idea of seeing if he
could get Tom to paint the figures for me. Now *that* would be worth
owning, no? But I never got around to it, and I haven't seen my friend
in several years. (I've actually seen Tom Luth more recently, as he
usually turns up at the San Diego Comic-Con, but we're only nodding
acquaintances. I wonder if he still remembers that I broke a piece of
Enough name-dropping for one message! Be seeing you!
--Rob Rose (firstname.lastname@example.org)
P.S. WHAT pirates?!?!?