A visual for The London Resort

Paramount Pictures rejoins “London Resort:” Theme Park project

Paramount Pictures has reignited plans for The London Resort – Britain’s largest ever theme park in Kent, after signing a new deal with the project. The studio was first announced as the project’s main sponsor back in 2014, but after pulling out has now returned with a deal to allow the development to base someContinue reading Paramount Pictures rejoins “London Resort:” Theme Park project

Star Trek artist Keith Birdsong

In Memoriam: Star Trek artist Keith Birdsong

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

A 1969 Star Trek Sugar Smacks packet, complete with a picture of all the free badges you might find inside

Re-discovering Vintage Cereal Packets, and how one Star Trek memory still plagues my fuzzy brain

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: Uncle Happy SNIP

Heritage Auctions offers Star Trek, Modesty Blaise art in upcoming aution

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

Vintage Rare Mego Batman and Robin 12 1/2 inch action figures in original boxes

MEGO Batman and Robin Figures offered in latest Aston’s Auction

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