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Pre-orders open for Supermarionation Box Set featuring new TV Century 21 comic

Supermarionation - August 2014 Promotional Image

Pre-buy orders have opened for Network’s special, limited edition Supermarionation box set featuring an all-new special edition of the popular 1960s comic TV Century 21 today (1st August). As we previously reported, called simply Supermarionation will be on sale from 20th October,following the premier of the company’s Filmed in Supermarionation documentary on 30th September. This special and very limited Blu-ray box set has been described as ... Read More »

First Look: Thunderbirds Are Go producers reveal new Tracy Island

The all-new Tracy Island for Thunderbirds Are Go. Image © ITV Studios

  The first image of the all-new Tracy Island for the upcoming ITV series Thunderbirds Are Go! was released at the Thunderbirds panel at this year’s Comic Con in San Diego yesterday. Thunderbirds Are Go! is a reboot of the classic 1960s Thunderbirds TV series, which will get a world premiere at the first ever MIPJunior, the world’s showcase for ... Read More »

Anderson Entertainment hints at new “Ultramarionation” project

Ultramarionation Promotional Image

  Anderson Entertainment – the company now looking at reviving many of Gerry Anderson‘s projects, but old and some unrealised back to life – has announced its intention to launch a new project to be filmed in “Ultramarionation.” Jamie Anderson, Managing Director of Anderson Entertainment, says, “Next year is the 50th anniversary of Thunderbirds, which will see a new series ... Read More »

Warren Ellis signed by Universal Cable Productions to develop new TV series

Warren Ellis. Photo: Ellen J. Rogers

Universal Cable Productions has announced it has signed award-winning British graphic novel writer Warren Ellis  to develop an original TV series with Gale Anne Hurd’s Valhalla Entertainment (The Walking Dead, Terminator). In addition to his huge range of comic credits, Warren is also author of the recently published novel Gun Machine, which being developed for TV by Chernin Entertainment and FOX under a ... Read More »

In Review: Gerry Anderson: A Life in Pictures

Edited by Stephen La Riviere Foreword by Jamie Anderson Publisher: Anderson Entertainment Media Limited 156 Pages Out: Now The Book: Gerry Anderson: A Life in Pictures photo book features carefully selected photographs from Gerry Anderson’s personal archive, from his childhood and teenage years, his first years in television, behind-the-scenes shots of his most famous productions like Fireball XL5, Thunderbirds, UFO ... Read More »

MCM Comic Con returns to Manchester

MCM Manchester Comic Con

MCM Comic Con is back in Manchester …and this time it’s for the whole weekend. Following last year’s record attendance, MCM Manchester Comic Con returns to Manchester Central bigger and better than ever. Running over a full weekend for the first time, the show takes place on 19-20 July, playing host to everything from hot new games to costume competitions ... Read More »

Thunderbirds Are Go: Thunderbird 1 Revealed

Thunderbirds Are Go: Thunderbird 1. Thunderbirds © 2014 ITV

Typical. You go on holiday and just as you do, what happens? ITV release the first image from their new new Thunderbirds Are Go series. Of course, it would have ben great if they’d started with Thunderbird 5 and worked down, but let’s not be too churlish: aside from its stubby wings, Thunderbird 1 looks pretty much like the original, ... Read More »

Bear Alley Books “Countdown” book on sale next week

  The latest comic index from Bear Alley Books, Countdown to TV Action, goes on sale from 4th July. The 200-plus page book, which features a a colour cover featuring the work of Gerry Haylock, John M. Burns and Gordon King, covers the history and content of Countdown and TV Action, the Gerry Anderson-themed comic from Polystyle launched in the ... Read More »

Bunkerbound launches Classic Thunderbirds range

The Classic Thunderbirds giftware range from Bunkerbound goes on sale in the UK and Ireland this month, an early stage in the roll out of official Thunderbirds products, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the show in 2015 – and the launch of the new Thunderbirds are Go! series. Bunkerbound’s Classic Thunderbirds range includes the Thunderbirds Alarm Clock (SRP £22.99): an ... Read More »

Peter Capaldi goes global to launch his reign as the Doctor

The Twelfth Doctor by Lucas Bowers

BBC Worldwide has announced that for the first time, the long-running series will hit the road to introduce Peter Capaldi as the new Doctor. On-screen companion Jenna Coleman and series Executive producer Steven Moffatt will be along for the ride (Steven only for part of the tour due to work commitments), visiting seven cities across five continents in twelve days for a series ... Read More »

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