When Foundry Figures first brought out their range of Street Violence figures they would release them in groups of eight packs of figures. The beauty of buying each collection back then was that you'd get a few bonus figures thrown in that were only available if you bought the full collection. This is what I did and for the third collection, known as the Dark Heart of the City Collection I got three bonus figures of Slippery Dwarfs. This made perfect sense and a superb complement to the Alice White and the Slippery Dwarfs set, which comprised of Alice and four dwarfs. The bonus dwarfs brought their number up to seven, a definite nod to the Disney film, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. Sadly, today the bonus figures are no longer available so now you're stuck with Alice and the four dwarfs. Such a shame, in my opinion.
I decided to make all of the dwarfs brothers and gave them the surname of Knott. Their forenames are those given to them by the chaps at Foundry Figures. So, the dwarf standing next to Alice is Godfrey Knott. He is armed with a 9mm Uzi Sub-Machine Gun. On the Foundry website, the dwarfs are depicted as wearing red overalls. I decided to paint my dwarfs in light blue overalls
At the far right of the two photos above is Beaky Knott. His mask has a huge pointed nose that reminds me of the Penguin from Batman. He is one of two dwarfs armed with the 5.56mm M-16 Assault Rifle.
Standing next to him is Dee Knott, wearing a clown's mask with red nose. He is the most heavily armed of the dwarfs with a 66mm M72A2 LAW (Light Anti-tank Weapon), a retractible and disposable rocket launcher that fires a HEAT warhead.
Finally, is Mick Knott, another left hander. He is armed with a Hawk MM1 Grenade Launcher, which holds 12 rounds in a revolver cylinder.
As is typical of many of the Foundry Street Violence sets, these guys are well armed with a variety of weapons. They are certainly an unusual gang and I must admit that I like them. I could well see them as being allies of my Killer Klowns, whilst operating independantly of Sunny and co.
Set SV033 Alice White and the Slippery Dwarfs can be bought for £10.00 from the Foundry webstore.