1960s Unleashed: Weird-ohs, Roth Finks, Flypoggers and More!
The Aurora monster model kits weren't the only unsavory characters lurking about model store shelves during the early 1960's. Join us as we explore the history of Hawk's Weird-ohs, Revell's Ed Roth Fink kits, Monogram's crazy Flypoggers, and Lindberg's Lindy Loonies.
In our first installment of our history series, I covered the advent of Aurora’s monster models and how my own modeling skills evolved in the beginning by building several of these classic kits. This installment will delve into the origins of my desire to paint my creations as we discuss various successful efforts by Hawk Model Company, Revell and Monogram to expand the horizons in the modeling world from scale model airplanes, cars, and armor to almost-anything-goes.