Sunday, June 30
Saturday, June 29
Friday, June 28
Want to know about extremely weathering vehicles and want the paint to do it? AK Interactive has the stuff for you...
Thursday, June 27
Tuesday, June 25
Miniaturas Fortes has finished their latest 1/24th scale limited edition figure – simply titled “Blitzkrieg” it is a lovely recreation of a young fresh faced officer in the service of the German army in 1939 – we will be reviewing it in today’s news
Monday, June 24
Saturday, June 22
Friday, June 21
Thursday, June 20
Wednesday, June 19
The scene is Stalingrad, the time October 1942 – and Life Miniatures was on hand to capture this German soldier in their latest sculpt – luckily we were on hand to review it as soon as it came out – let’s go back and have a look what we thought…
Tuesday, June 18
The Phoenix Resurrected - and Improved? Let's see - the Eduard "Brassin" Aim 54 Phoenix in 48th scale review
An aircraft relegated to the past but not forgotten – the F-14 Tomcat was and is still a lot of people’s favourite aircraft. This swing wing carrier fighter dominated the skies anywhere their aircraft carriers went, and an important part of this weapons was the missiles it was designed to deliver – the Aim-54 Phoenix Missile. Eduard have seen a gap in the market and the older kit missiles are now up for replacement with these new “Brassin” versions – are they any good? Our Man Brett czechs them out..
Monday, June 17
WWII Allied armour – often overlooked by many modellers but really it is half of the story isn’t it – even I get sick of building Panzers after a while – but so many of us are caught up in Grey and Gelb that we do not know how to model the olive drab styles so well. Step in Rinaldi Studio Press with their second part of their excellent “Tankart” books – this time the spotlight is firmly on greens of Allied armour..
Sunday, June 16
With the new kits in 48th and 32nd scale from model makers in China the P-61 Black widow is gaining new popularity – Squadron has released a few new items to suit the latest large scale Black Widow and now they have this, a new “In Action” title to go along with it as well. Is it a new moon or just a stab in the dark? Let’s have a look….
Saturday, June 15
Friday, June 14
Andrea Miniatures produce a large range of Attractive pin-up figures in small scale – they are great sellers but with all of the flesh, makeup , hair and eyes to paint what chance do the rest of us have when we tend to paint everything grey and green and usually male? Well none other than the master - Julio Cabos - has penned a book to show you just how to finish your pin up as pretty as a picture…
Tuesday, June 11
Monday, June 10
We got these new Vallejo washes in the post and we thought that not many people know of them let alone used them in battle on their workbench yet – what better way to see what they are like than to use them on some unsuspecting bits of plastic??
Sunday, June 9
Friday, June 7
How could we not show this off? Tamiya’s official new product details of their ”Birdcage” Corsair in 32nd scale…
More detail on one of the most anticipated kits of the year to add to the show pictures and the CAD drawings we have already shown you – this time the official announcement with pictures of the built up kit from Tamiya – please do enjoy…
Thursday, June 6
Verlinden have released only three items this month – but gee they are quality over quantity! A large scale Chindit, a crew and everything you need to fire a Nebelwerfer and the Battle of Berlin can commence now we have a Panther to dig in as a bunker - and for a short while there are some great discounts on them as well.
Wednesday, June 5
Miniaturas Fortes has finished their latest 1/24th scale limited edition figure – simply titled “Blitzkrieg” it is a lovely recreation of a young fresh faced officer in the service of the German army in 1939 – we will be reviewing it when it arrives but until then we have a nice few pictures in our preview for you….
Tuesday, June 4
The new Airframe and Miniature series book on the Bf 109 is branded as a one stop shop for modellers on one of the best-selling kits in history of kit making – how could it not sell? The answer is of course it will sell very well – but is it any good? This is what we will investigate today…
Monday, June 3
Kagero have given us plenty of their “Topdrawings” series on aircraft and a few tanks – but now the ship guys get a break with a book of line drawings and a rather large surprise with this – a title on probably the most famous battleship ever – the Bismarck.