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Fuzzhead Poser

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I collect Fuzzheads and other pulp adventure figures for use as "lay figures," especially for help in drawing faces.

a.k.a. Fuzzhead_Poser
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ADVENTURE-THEMED ACTION FIGURES
ARTICULATED ANIMAL FIGURES
EXOTIC MINIATURISM
RURAL MINIATURISM
OUTDOORSMANSHIP
PULP ADVENTURERS
POPULAR GEOGRAPHY



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Archetypes

Atalanta
Robinson Crusoe
Mowgli
"Tarzan" John Clayton
Jane Porter-Clayton
Rima, the Jungle Girl
Mick "Crocodile" Dundee
George of the Jungle
Ka-Zar
Sheena, Queen of the Jungle


Allan Quatermain
"Doc" Savage, Man of Bronze

Clutch Cargo
Lara Croft, Tomb Raider
Dora, the Explorer
Indiana Jones
Thomas Magnum, P.I.
Commander McBragg
Peter Potamus
Pitfall Harry
from Pitfall! video game series
Dirk Pitt
from Sahara (2005 film)
Jonny Quest
Tintin


Jason & the Argonauts
Sinbad, the Sailor

Popeye, the Sailor
SCUBA Steve
from Big Daddy


Jacques Cousteau
Amelia Earhart
Jane Goodall
Steve Irwin, Crocodile Hunter

Land Adventure Tropes

Born Free
Cliffhanger
Daktari
Hooten and the Lady
Twister
Vertical Limit
The Wild Thornberrys


DYSTOPIAN SURVIVAL
Planet of the Apes
Terra Nova


WORLD TRAVELERS
Around the World in 80 Days
---
The Road to Singapore
The Road to Zanzibar
The Road to Morocco
The Road to Utopia
The Road to Rio
The Road to Bali
The Road to Hong Kong
with Bob Hope & Bing Crosby


LOST WORLD
The Lost World

Journey to the Center of the Earth
King Kong
Land of the Lost
Pitfall II
---
Lost Horizon
The Man Who Would Be King
The Road to El Dorado

Sea Adventure Tropes

Moby Dick
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
Sea Hunt
Treasure Island


ROBINSONADES
The Blue Lagoon
The Flight of the Phoenix
Gilligan's Island
The Swiss Family Robinson


MONSTER ISLANDS
The Odyssey
The Most Dangerous Game

The Food of the Gods
(1976 film)
The Island of Doctor Moreau
Jurassic Park
Journey 2: The Mysterious Island
Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow

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Pulp Adventure Glossary

action doll: n. A redressable action figure, technically speaking, an ARTHROPLANG.


action figure: n. A posable figure, technically speaking, an ARTHRANDRIANT.


Adam: n. A vintage Palitoy fuzzhead Action Man, a.k.a. Action Man II, AM2; any adventure-themed AM [from Adventurer Action Man (AM symbol, Ѧ)].


Big Jim: n. A 1970s-era, 10-inch adventurer/series marketed by Mattel to compete with Action Man and GI Joe's Adventure Team. While technically not 1:6 (unless accepted as a scale 5'0"), many of his accessories were brown recolored Barbie items and quite favorable for male-oriented playscale use. He was retconned to be the father of Mattel's more recent 12" figure, Max Steel.


Earl: n. An Ertl "joe." Symbol, ⌖


Earlene: n. An Ertl "jane," particularly Ertl's turkey huntress. By extension, any other MG Action femfig using a similar body. Symbol, ⚴


edisonade: n. A ROBINSONADE (see below) in which the protagonist develops a high degree of invention for contending with the elements [named for Thomas Edison].


FHemfig n. a fuzzhead femfig.


fuzzhead: n. a JOE or, rarely, JANE with flocking for hair; by extension, any male member of the Sextilian geographic society, GI Joe Adventure Team [which was founded by such], a.k.a. an AT-Joe, Geo-Joe; any PLAYFARER joe. Symbol, ♈


Geo-: pref. A nickname for, regardless of hair type, (a.) any geographer-style action doll, or (b.) any pulp adventure-style action doll, as in Geo-Joe. [Symbol, Ѧ (modeled after G.I. ...)], particularly a member of Studio 126' own coed adventure team, The Geo-Corps. Symbol, ⨁
Geo-Jane [Symbol, ⟴]
Geo-Babs
, etc.


jane: n. a. Any playscale FEMFIG [female action doll; symbol, ⚩], esp. a PAINTHEAD or FUZZHEAD [symbol, ⩄], genericized from b. Cap. [Hasbro's] GI Jane, used in:

  • Lara-Jane n. a Man-of-Action style "jane," a.k.a. a Woman of Action (see M.O.A.) [from Lara Croft, Tomb Raider]. Symbol, ⚨
  • Trixie-Jane:
    1. n. any PLAYFARER "jane," esp. a female member of an Adventure Team-style organization; a.k.a. Bea-Jane, when based on artiBabs [shortened from Beatrix (Lat. Viatrix), a fem. name meaning "adventuress"]; a.k.a. AT-Jane, AT-Babs. [Symbol, ⟴] Examples:
      • Super Peggy & Super Sandy of the [German-released] Action Team
      • Claire & Nini of the Get Real Girls
      • Lanard's I-Girls
    2. n. (RetCon) a member of the now-defunct V.I.A.T.R.I.X. (see below).

Janewear: n. Playscale adventuress clothing.


joe: n. a. Any playscale MANDOLL [male action doll], genericized from b. Cap. [Hasbro's] GI Joe.


Lara-: See JANE, above.


M.O.A.: n. A Man of Action-style "joe;" an extreme adventurer [nicknamed "moe"]. Symbol, ⛢


navigator: n. A sea-going Geo-Joe. Symbol, ⎈
fem. navigatrix


playfarer: n. Any pulp adventure-themed figure or doll (see Geo-, above) [portmanteau play + wayfarer].


pulp adventure: n. A story genre depicting adventures encountered in foreign settings, classically known as VOYAGES. It is given from the perspective of the traveler, cf. FISH-OUT-OF-WATER genre.
See related
LOST CIVILIZATION/LOST WORLD genre


robinsonade: n. A story genre involving survival under isolated circumstances [taken from Daniel Defoe's Robinson Crusoe, which established the genre].


Sextilian: n. A 1/6th-scale figure, particularly a male one. [Lat. sextilis, "one sixth" + -ian]


Sextilienne: n. A SEXTILIAN female.


treasure aisle: n. An aisle in a store where playscale-compatible items are found, especially if unexpected (a.k.a. golden aisle).
[inspired by green aisle & pink aisle]


Trixie-: See JANE, above.


viator: n. A land-based Geo-Joe. Symbol ⚻
fem. viatrix


VIATRIX: n. (RetCon) A WWII-era women's auxiliary to the Adventure Team, before the latter was absorbed into the coed Geo-Corps. It was said to be founded by the renowned Patricia "Pat" Savage. Viatrix is Latin for "adventuress." [Volunteers In Adventure Team-Related Investigations & Expeditions]


Wild Adventure: ser. A series of male hunter figures released by Blue Box Int'l, in 2014.

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