Fairylite "Thunderbirds" Figures - Scott Tracy and Parker

Rare vintage Fairylite Thunderbirds figures feature in latest Aston’s auction

Nestling among the almost 500 lots of toy cars and model railways in the latest Aston’s Auctioneers Toy and Model Railway Auction, taking place next Tuesday, are a couple of vintage Thunderbirds rarities produced by Fairylite that might just catch the eye of collectors. Two boxed vintage  ‘Empire Made’ action figures of Scott Tracy andContinue reading Rare vintage Fairylite Thunderbirds figures feature in latest Aston’s auction

Hulk From the Marvel UK Vaults

Marvel UK in Print: A Quick Guide

Marvel UK fans often comment on the lack of Marvel UK’s “Genesis 1992” related collections, but as we have reported down the years, at least some Marvel stories created in the UK have been reprinted, by Marvel US and Panini. Here’s a quick checklist – additions are welcome. All the links on the book titlesContinue reading Marvel UK in Print: A Quick Guide

Bromyard's Time Machine Museum - Montage

Bromyard’s Time Machine Museum set to close in September

There’s sad news for fans of The Time Machine Museum of Science Fiction based in Bromyard, Herefordshire, which, it’s been announced, will close its doors in September – and all assets will be sold at auctionContinue reading Bromyard’s Time Machine Museum set to close in September

Westair Reproductions "Dinosaur Attack" Rub-Down Transfers

WebFind: Rub-Down Transfers Revived!

Anyone of a certain age, who probably grew up in the 1960s and 70s any way, will remember Letraset’s “Action Transfers” (and similar products), offering the opportunity to create your own Doctor Who, Joe 90, Star Wars and Tarzan adventures with “rub-down” figures applied to “blank canvas” backgrounds. But until this morning, I had no idea they were still being made.Continue reading WebFind: Rub-Down Transfers Revived!