Entire figure: Indiana Jones Dr. Henry Jones Sr., with head modified w/Green Stuff

Dr. Joseph Krist looks to be, on first sight, little more than a quaint old professorial type who talks with an English accent and tends to prefer wearing three piece suits in shades of gray and is never without his tattered journal in hand. Bespectacled and friendly, if not given to a lot of smiling, he is a patient man who often finds himself in a position of trying to convince people to throw away all their skepticism and embrace that yes, the things that go bump in the night, hide in the dark and linger at the edges of our vision are, in fact, quite real...and out to get us.

Currently Dr. Krist is working closely with Vanguard as their chief adviser on the paranormal.

Design Notes: I'd had Dr. Krist in mind almost from the start, right down to what he looked like (he's based on John Hurt's Professor Bruttenholm, aka "Father", character from "Hellboy") and talked, but no parts to really do a custom...then up shows the Dr. Henry Jones Sr. Figure, and I KNEW I had him. I'd like to say he was an "easy" custom, but that would be lying; the figure took weeks, as the paint simply didn't want to stick and I ultimately had to hit him down with three layers of sealer to keep it on, then paint again. The head I modified to add a small goatee to the beard and more hair around his scalp; it isn't perfect, but it does the job. I opted to keep the journal (which is glued into his hand since it won't stay) and umbrella for effect.

Dr. Krist himself is...let's just say there's more to the man than meets the eye.

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