Supermarionation (and more) celebrated with shows old and new by Century 21 Films

A draughty warehouse on the Slough Trading Estate in the 1960s: what could possibly be so special about such a place? One word: Supermarionation… the term most associated with Gerry Anderson’s many TV shows, and the inspiration for Moon Rangers, recently seen on ITV’s detective series, Endeavour. In Century 21 Slough, the former studios of iconicContinue reading Supermarionation (and more) celebrated with shows old and new by Century 21 Films

Eagle Daze 8 – TV21, Candy & Lady Penelope

Eagle Daze: The Life and Times of Leonard James Matthews – Part Eight

Leonard Matthews, General Managing Editor of Fleetway and the Eagle Group of Comics, was a Creative Visionary… but that, Roger Perry argues in his extensive biography of the man which continues here on downthetubes, is only due to him having utilised the ideas of others. Here, Roger recalls the creation of Martspress, the company that wouldContinue reading Eagle Daze: The Life and Times of Leonard James Matthews – Part Eight

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TV21 revived for one special Supermarionation celebration by Network

Network, the DVD and Blu-Ray label, has released a limited Blu-Ray edition of the wonderful Supermarionation documentary produced by Stephen La Riviere that includes  TV21 243, an alternate edition of the top selling comic from the 1960s; one in which Joe 90 became part of the title’s line up, not a separate comic. It features strips fromContinue reading TV21 revived for one special Supermarionation celebration by Network

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

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

Promotional image fo Network's Limited Edition Blu-Ray release "Supermarionation" which includes TV21 Issue 243, a modern continuation of the 1960s comic.

TV21 returns as part of ‘Supermarionation’ release from Network

(Updated, 22/7/14): Network, the DVD and Blu-Ray label, has officially announced the return of the legendary British weekly TV Century 21 (better known as TV21). The special comic is being published as a special supplement to Network’s ’Supermarionation’ limited edition Blu-Ray box set, out in October, which will follow the wider release of the eagerly-anticipatedContinue reading TV21 returns as part of ‘Supermarionation’ release from Network