Roughneck Joe© Mobile Infantry "Dead Warrior Bug"
(... and Diorama)

Continuing the legacy Roughneck Joe, a project originally started back in 1997 shortly after the movie Starship Troopers came out.  We have a series of dead Bugs.  This helps launch a new series of dead Troopers: "Bug-Bait Joe".  Stay tuned for the carnage!

Show diorama: Higgins takes a pic of Sugar and Dizzy standing over a dead Warrior Bug.  "Yep... it's dead."

- Warrior Bug -

The large Galoob bug was used, even though it's not in the correct scale.  I figure there are different bugs throughout the system, and a dozen species or so that were never seen in the film.  The CGI series and video games have introduced over 20 new bugs between them... So here is one more.  A smaller, yet just as fierce species of Warrior Bug.
Almost all of the limbs were cut and repositioned.  (Photographed primarily from the front, I left the rear fallen leg as-is, planning to cover it a bit with sand in a diorama.)  It was important the legs gained a natural slump as this Warrior died slowly from small-arms fire.  One attack claw rests against the top jaw, while the other reaches limply over an extended leg.
For the bug blood, an almost "mint" matte green was used for dried blood,
while a deep pearlescent gloss green was used for fresh, still flowing blood.

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