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Andersonic Issue 22 proves a model of a fanzine!

Andersonic Issue 22 - Cover

Issue 22 of the fabulous Gerry Anderson series/inspired zine Andersonic is on sale now available from their website (and eBay for a short period in the Collectibles > SF > Thunderbirds section). This issue includes: David Palmer interview – Model maker David talks about his time in the Century 21 effects workshop on Captain Scarlet, Joe 90 and UFO, along ... Read More »

ITV announces new Gerry Anderson merchandise plans based on Captain Scarlet, UFO, Stingray

The Robert Harrop Designs limited edition SPV from Captain Scarlet is already on sale - but more designs are to come

  ITV Studios Global Entertainment has announced it is to expand the licensing programme for its Gerry Anderson portfolio, introducing new merchandise based on almost all his shows such as Captain Scarlet, Stingray, Joe 90 and Space:1999. The plan is no doubt in response to the success of its Classic Thunderbirds licensed merchandise. The new lines, initially aimed at adult fans and collectors in the ... Read More »

Space:1999 Season Two to get 2015 Blu-Ray and DVD Release

Space:1999 Cover art for Look-In by Arnaldo Putzu, perhaps better known for his stunning film poster art.

  Network is to release the second season of Gerry and Sylvia Anderson’s Space:1999 in autumn 2015 – but will release the two part story “The Bringers of Wonder” in advance of this, on 8th December 2014. “Stunningly restored in a brand-new high definition transfer from original film elements, this iconic series is set to look better than ever, and will be ... Read More »

Sylvia Anderson speaks out in new Andersonic

Andrersonic Issue 17

The latest issue of the Gerry Anderson-inspired fanzine Andersonic, featuring a cover image by Martin Bower (the Space: 1999 effects artist whose work used to feature in Starlord comic), is on sale now – and the team have pulled off something of a coup with a new Sylvia Anderson interview. Sylvia – former partner of Gerry – discusses her work on the ... Read More »

New Space:1999 Eagle Kits on their way from MPC

Space:1999, which originally aired in 1975, featured the crew of Moon Base Alpha as they found themselves stranded on our moon as a nuclear disaster knocked it from Earth’s atmosphere. Gerry Anderson fans remember the outstanding special effects and production values of the show and many would have followed the comic strip in Look-In, drawn by Mike Noble. The hero ship of ... Read More »

Eaglemoss launches Gerry Anderson Vintage Comic Collection

Part works publisher Eaglemoss has just launched the Gerry Anderson Vintage Comic Collection, which will not only features classic comic strips from TV Century 21 and Countdown but new features and art by ace artist Lee Sullivan, who’s perhaps best known for his work on Doctor Who and Robocop. He also drew Thunderbirds strips for Redan’s eponymous comic, which was ... Read More »

Andercon, Anderson Entertainment’s first Gerry Anderson convention, next year

Andercon 2104 Logo

Andercon, Anderson Entertainment’s first Gerry Anderson convention, will take place next April in London – and with its Kickstarter campaign for Gemini Force One up and running, new Thunderbirds merchandise, a new show and the 50th anniversary of Thunderbirds on the way, interest in the creator’s work is enjoying something of resurgence. Anderson Entertainment say the event promises to deliver ... Read More »

Veteran Countdown artist Gerry Haylock featured in latest Andersonic

Issue 16 of the excellent Gerry Anderson-inspired zine Andersonic, with cover art by Rob Caswell, is now available via their website (and eBay for a short period in the Collectibles > SF > Thunderbirds section). The team have pulled off something of a coup in tracking down 85-year-old comics artist Gerry Haylock, perhaps best known to downthetubes readers for his ... Read More »

Will Space: 2099 get its own comic?

News last week that 1970s British SF series Space: 1999 is to get a reboot got a mixed reception from fans of the original series, which also had its own long-running spin-off adventures in comics and novels. ITV Studios America and HDFILMS Inc, which recently re-imagined the show V for US network ABC, announced they are remaking the 1970s sci-fi ... Read More »

Artist Spotlight: SciFi Heroes of the 1970s

What’s not to love about this labour of love by illustrator Dusty Abell we just found over on deviantart? We don’t think Dusty’s missed out many of TV’s 1970s heroes, including those from British series such as Space: 1999. “This thing has preoccupied so much of my free time I’m grateful to have finally finished it, although at the same ... Read More »

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