How to Make Van Helsing Drool

Vampire Hunting Kit by AlexCF

AlexCF is at it again. This time he’s created a badass kit for dealing with any pesky nosferatus that might be lurking around your home and/or business. Or, in the case of the person who commissioned this: your 12th century mansion. I guess if you couldn’t manage an 11th century one then that dreary new-fangled 12th century one will simply have to suffice. Ahem. Per the man himself:

The case is a large victorian box, very pretty. Contained within is a flint lock pistol, a letter from the previous owner, a bible, rosary, and four grenade-like holy water bottles. the romanian crucifix in the lid is sharpened to a point, and the plethora of hunting aparatus are semi hidden under a wooden lid, the underneath of which is emblazoned with a map of europe, and a small religious icon of st thomas.

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By | 2017-09-24T23:21:10+00:00 March 15th, 2008|Stimuli|0 Comments

If Water Horse: Legend of the Deep Had Been Written By Cormac McCarthy…

AlexCF

…the ending might have looked as bleak as this. “Aw, hells bells! They even mummified Nessie!”

Kidding! Kids, I am kidding. Stop crying. This infant plesiosaur is actually the latest creation from Needcoffee fave artist (who goddamn well never sleeps, I swear) AlexCF:

The specimen is in relatively good condition. It is dried, the skin is intact. It is presented in a brass/ glass specimen cabinet, the inside back decorated with various illustrations of plesiosaur anatomy. This is specimen number 12 in the Merrylin cryptid collection.

No word on when or where it will be for sale, but I just know I won’t be able to afford it. See more of AlexCF’s stuff at his site.

Update: AlexCF is selling it himself as an experiment, so if you want to ditch the middleman and get the savings passed onto you, then check out the deal here.

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By | 2017-09-24T23:21:59+00:00 February 9th, 2008|Stimuli|0 Comments

AlexCF Makes the Babbage Engine Portable

Portable Babbage Engine by AlexCF

How often have you been chained to the difference engine at your desk and looked outside and thought, “Man, what a pretty day. If only I could take my work out there with me.”

Well, look no further. Thanks to steampunk artist AlexCF, very soon you too can have a portable Babbage Engine. Take it anywhere you like. It comes with both a touch screen and a quill pen and inkwell. It’s only a prototype* but for the full information and a better picture, you can check out his website.

*–It’s actually a prop for a Nosferatu movie. This footnote void in VT and OK, where vampires are considered endangered.

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By | 2017-09-24T23:22:49+00:00 January 9th, 2008|Art|1 Comment

AlexCF’s Deep Sea Delicacies

AlexCF Fish Case

Alex CF is a creator of strange curiosities of a bygone era that never existed and makes many a geek consider grand larceny. He has once again brought forth something from the depths of his imagination and from the depths of the ocean. Three examples of deep sea life have been lovingly presented in a hand made wood and glass case. Truly a cut above Big Mouth Billy Bass. It is now available for bidding at the venerable firm of Ebay. Also check out his website for more of his odd object d’art.

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By | 2017-09-24T23:22:59+00:00 January 1st, 2008|Stimuli|0 Comments

AlexCF’s Martian Plant: The Mean Green Mother, Indeed

AlexCF's Martian Botanical Preservation Device

Jesus Christ, when does the man ever sleep? AlexCF returns and this he’s bringing you your very own Audrey II replica in a case:

This specific preservation device contains a juvenile “carnivorus muscipula” a flesh eating plant which can grow to 20 feet in height. At this size they draw their nutrients from the soil, which is kept rich by the device. If kept in a controlled environment the plant will never need feeding flesh as a form of sustenance.

No word for when the final product will go up for auction. AlexCF also goes on to point out that Levi Stubbs’ vocal work is not included and if you do let it out of its environment, he can’t be held responsible if what I’ve placed after the break comes to pass…

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By | 2017-09-24T23:25:14+00:00 November 4th, 2007|Art|0 Comments

The Lost World Exploration Case by AlexCF

Lost World case by AlexCF

AlexCF, that mad genius who keeps making replicas and props and things (all of which make me cry my geek heart to sleep at night because I got no dinero to bid on his goods) is at it again. Mercilessly he creates wicked shit and then dangles out in front of the the whole internet. And we, masochists that we are, wouldn’t have it any other way.

This time out he’s tackling Professor Challenger from The Lost World. No, this is the Arthur Conan Doyle Lost World not the craptastic Spielberg sequel. It’s a case from where Challenger ascended to a plateau in the rainforest where dinosaurs still lived. The case was found in 1951.

The list of what’s in the case is formidable (as you might expect), but a brief sampling of the bits follows:

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By | 2017-09-24T23:25:50+00:00 October 27th, 2007|Art|0 Comments

AlexCF Brings You Pickled Cthulhu

Pickled Cthulhu by AlexCF

AlexCF, who continues to wound us with his badass art projects, has revisited his Cthulhu in a specimen jar bit, and damn, but it looks wicked.

contained in the box are a series of bottled samples, rock samples, detailed notes, mad ramblings, diagrams, maps, a directional compass, compass, pencil, and of course the spawn of Cthulhu, sealed within a specimen jar.

It’s the mad ramblings that seal the deal, surely. It’s up for auction on eBay UK even as I type this. And alas, I am so poor.

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By | 2017-09-24T23:26:59+00:00 September 30th, 2007|Art|0 Comments

Dr. Belacleese’s Portable Bio-Aetheric Laboratory

Dr. Belacleese's Portable Bio-Aetheric Laboratory by AlexCF

AlexCF is an absolute madman. And he’s a sadist. He keeps hurting us over and over again with Really Cool Shit that makes us geekgasm until we pass out. For example:

Exhibit A: The Lovecraftia explorer box.

Exhibit 2: The Necropathic Spectregraph.

And countless other things you can find at his site.

But now he’s really taken things to the extreme with a bio-reanimation lab in a suitcase. Check it out after the jump:

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By | 2017-09-24T23:27:06+00:00 September 25th, 2007|Art|0 Comments