There have been a number of tributes to acclaimed Star Trek artist Keith Birdsong, renowned for his photorealistic renderings of Star Trek actors, who passed away on 4th June 4 2019, the result of injuries sustained in an earlier car crash. He was 59. An army veteran, Birdsong created the covers for more than 30Continue reading In Memoriam: Star Trek artist Keith Birdsong
This week’s “Rabbit Hole” mission across the web started with memories of Letraset’s marvellous “Action Transfers” – specifically, Joe 90 “instant transfers” which if memory serves, I acquired through an offer on the back of a cereal packet… and ended up investigating a half-remembered 1960s Star Trek promotion – and a 1950s Weetabix competition inContinue reading Re-discovering Vintage Cereal Packets, and how one Star Trek memory still plagues my fuzzy brain
Modesty Blaise art by John M. Burns and Greg Hildebrandt’s stunning original cover art for this month’s debut issue of Star Trek: Year Five #1 comic book series are among the highlights of dozens of SF, adventure and horror masterpiece paintings in Heritage Auctions’ Illustration Art Auction on 23rd April 2019 in Dallas and on HA.com.Continue reading Heritage Auctions offers Star Trek, Modesty Blaise art in upcoming aution
The next Toy & Model Railway Auction from Dudley-based Aston’s Auctioneers next Tuesday (26th March 2019) has a great assortment of items on offer including collectables that will appeal to Doctor Who, Star Trek and Superhero fans… and more. The auction also features the entire remaining stock of the retail website www.sci-fi.co.uk – under theContinue reading MEGO Batman and Robin Figures offered in latest Aston’s Auction
Volume 4 of Network‘s Joe 90 Blu-Ray collections of the Gerry Anderson series features the final six episodes, beautifully remastered in HD, and a brand-new comic featuring art from acclaimed comics artist Paul McCaffrey. The special Blu-Ray also features a brand-new paperback book on the making of Joe 90 by acclaimed archive television historian Andrew Pixley.Continue reading Final Joe 90 Blu-Ray features all-new comic!