Thunderbirds Are Go: First Trailer Released


As a festive treat. ITV have released a very short Thunderbirds are Go trailer as part of their ongoing teaser campaign for the re-imagining of the original show created by Gerry and Sylvia Anderson, which launches in April 2015.

The 20 second long CGI teaser features a mayday call and the newly designed Thunderbird 5.

DC Thomson have the rights to a new magazine and annual based on this new version of the classic series, which celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2015.

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You can see all five of the new Thunderbirds here


The founder of downthetubes, which he established in 1998. John works as a comics and magazine editor, writer, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. Working in British comics publishing since the 1980s, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Star Trek Explorer (previously known as Star Trek Magazine) and more. He also edited the comics anthology STRIP Magazine and edited several audio comics for ROK Comics. He has also edited several comic collections, including volumes of “Charley’s War and “Dan Dare”. He’s the writer of "Pilgrim: Secrets and Lies" for B7 Comics; “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood.

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