Sunday, May 31

June Already? Several built up kits from Revell of Germany to show you what's new…

June’s new items from Revell feature some cold war jets with massive cans (afterburners), a few please seeking tourist transporters, a few choppers, engineers and a pocket sized panther. . Let’s see what Revell has in store this month in our preview…

Friday, May 29

MiniArt up-armours with their new dozer and we have pictures of the completed kit..

MiniArt’s new (don’t call them D7's) dozers are now bladed, with towing and angle bladed and now the next model sees the upgrade to armoured dozer for no extra price! See what’s new in MiniArt’s showroom as the kit’s release date nears…

Thursday, May 28

Build review: 1/144 Takom's P1000 Landkreuzer Ratte & Maus –‘From little things, big things grow’

Takom have been really busy – they are getting very active in the model scene with lots of great unique releases. None more so than what our man Clayton has built in our review today.  A super looking kit of the P-1000 Landkreuzer or “Ratte” + 2 Maus tanks, both in the same box in 1/144th scale. For when going incredibly XXX large is still possible on a normal sized workbench. Let’s see what he thought of the kit…

Wednesday, May 27

Read'n reviewed: "Aces " 4 is now high over the Med...

The latest "Aces High" magazine from the AK Interactive publishing house is out. We got to read it today and though it would make a good review as these are popular with modellers of not just aircraft and figures too. Let’s have a look inside to see across the sea..

Tuesday, May 26

Guillaume builds the 1/48th scale AH-1Z from Kittyhawk with Werner's Wings decals...

Kittyhawk has released their new tool AH-1Z "Viper" in 1/48th scale - to add to the kit Guillaume decided to use Werner's Wings new Decal sheet designed for this very kit - what happened? Let's see with today's review build...

Monday, May 25

Brett's build of the Eduard "Bicentennial" Phantom – Part II

Eduard’s Limited edition kits of the Phantom II were mostly all snapped up after release & although they are still available in some model shops we have not seen many of the F-4N “Bicentennial Phantom” kits made and we don't know why. Five lovely decal choices, Brassin Parts and Fabric seatbelts all add to the nice Academy base kit. Let’s see how our man Brett Reynolds puts it all together before he gets to the decalling and weathering in the second part of the build article…

Sunday, May 24

Yet more cannon fodder to your Italeri "World of Tanks" garage in 35th scale…

Leopards, Panthers, T34/85's and Type 59's to add to your  “World of Tanks” garage with Italeri’s latest four new kits featuring your own favorite tank from the game…

Saturday, May 23

Read & Reviewed: U-boat Im focus Issue 12 from luftfahrtverlag-start.de

 We get a sneak peek the brand new issue 12 of “U-boat Im Focus” and it left us wanting to see more so we were anxious to see how this latest book in the luftfahrtverlag-start catalogue would fare. Let’s have a look in our review…

Friday, May 22

Brett's build of the Eduard "Bicentennial" Phantom – Part I

Eduard’s Limited edition kits of the Phantom II were mostly all snapped up after release & although they are still available in some model shops we have not seen many of the F-4N “Bicentennial Phantom” kits made and we don't know why. Five lovely decal choices, Brassin Parts and Fabric seatbelts all add to the nice Academy base kit. Let’s see how our man Brett Reynolds built his in the first part of the build article…

Thursday, May 21

Bronco’s New Models – four wheeled, tracked and obscure - but all interesting...

Bronco’s new 35th scale kits are three obscure but interesting German vehicles from WWII and some modern ATV fun from the British army. Let’s see what’s coming from Bronco Models.

Wednesday, May 20

Takom's new Whippet – Whip-it gooood…

Takom’s latest foray into the world of WWI tanks is the “Lightning fast” MK A Whippit tank. This tank – like it’s name was a fast and mobile tank to exploit gaps in the enemy line – let’s see what Takom have in store for us with this release…

Paul Tzech’s out Bronco models Panzerbefehlswagen 35(t)

Today our man Paul Lee takes on the complicated command version of the new Bronco Models Pz.35(t) in 35th scale. This kit has a full interior so expect some in depth coverage here. Let’s see the insides in Part I.

Monday, May 18

Review: Sang Eon Lee captures the emotion of “Life” at Dunkirk 1940

It seem Sang Eon Lee from Life Miniatures has captured the spirit of “The Miracle of Dinkirk” with his new bust sculpt – Let’s have a look at him a little bit closer in our review...

Saturday, May 16

MIG’s May items help shade your mecha and accent your Ammo

Ammo from Mig Jimenez has a few new publications with some new paint to mechas – as well as something to dress up your own ammo – confused? You won’t be after you see today’s preview…

Friday, May 15

Review: Bandai 1/48th Star Wars AT-ST - is this the crossover kit we have been waiting for?

Bandai – a company mostly known for Japanese meccha robot kits and toys – is not often considered when we talk about model companies at the forefront of new desirable kits on the market. That has changed this year as the company has crossed over into the Star Wars™ universe with many new kits covering some of our favourite movie machines and figures from the series. Today we look at the AT-ST “Chicken Walker” in 1/48th scale to see if it is /indeed a great new kit – or just a toy turned out like a model kit…

Thursday, May 14

Review: Wingspan Volume I from Canfora Press

Canfora Press have brought us some of the most beautiful books on modelling today. Large picture formats with good stories and modelling practices that inspire you want to go out and make your own kit just like the one in the book. Tony Canfora has authored a new book in a series  featuring 1/32nd scale aircraft. It's called “Wingspan” - we have read it now let’s have a look at it in our review…

Wednesday, May 13

Back in “bus”-i-ness – Miniart’s latest people carrier will get the troops moving..

Miniart have come back with a vengeance after their enforced lay-off – they have been really busy making good on some of their earlier promises of new kits this year – This on is a progression on their 1/35th scale GAZ-AA trucks with a new bus in ten different colour schemes for your perusal! Let’s have a look…

Tuesday, May 12

Hold your water! Four new items from Verlinden that are sure to get you rapid firing…

Verlinden’s May items may even end up coming in June the way this year is motoring along – We thought we would show you a few pictures of the these new handy dio accessories to be released this month…

Monday, May 11

Two tanks a light airliner and a truck are Italeri's expected kits for June..

We nearly forgot to show you the newest kits from Italeri when we showed our preview of their WWI new kits – there are four other new models from this Italian fashion house this month we thought you might like to see all in today’s preview…

Sunday, May 10

Three new feirce warriors from Pegaso from three corners of the world

We have a preview of three of the latest sculpts from Pegaso. These three proud and very dangerous looking warriors from three different times are very detailed and as you will see painted up very well. Thirdly they are all on sale now. Take a look in our preview.

Saturday, May 9

Build review: Gregory (Pappy) Boyington gets immortalized in cream resin by Ultracast

Today we thought we would build up the new Ultracast figure of the 32nd scale WWII USMC Seated Fighter Pilot representing Gregory “Pappy” Boyington. Does this figure represent the man and even past that a USMC pilot from the era very well? Let’s take a look in our review.

Friday, May 8

Hobbyboss’ new June kits – a pirate a widow and a couple of flimsy off roaders

Hobbyboss has four new items for release in the June - a B model Black Widow in a popular scale, a Russian light tank so obscure it has only been in the world of Tanks game,   the end genesis of the Corsair which was really a Pirate and a German mini metal box on 4x4 wheels. We thought you would want a look at the sprues and markings in today’s preview…

Thursday, May 7

Build review: 1/35th German Military Bicycle of WWII Era from Masterbox

We have the new Masterbox kit of the German Military Bicycle of WWII Era on our desks today. This nifty little push bike can be made into all sorts of load outs with all sorts of equipment. Or even just left bare, we thought we would make it up in our review so you can see just what it’s like.

Wednesday, May 6

Build Review – Part 2: Hong Kong Models 1/32 Mosquito B Mk.IV Series II

Today Gary continues on from where he left off in pat I of this new kit from HK Models of the Mosquito B Mk.IV pre-release test shot. In this part we look at super-detailing the cockpit and initial body assembly including wheels, props tires and bombs. It's looking pretty fine so far...

Tuesday, May 5

Review:“Capturing Clervaux “The Final hour” By Claude Joachim

Claude Joachim has been building the town of Clervaux in 35th scale for the last few years – this lifelike diorama is a massive construction is already the subject of one book. Now Claude’s second book describes the building of Castle Clervaux, and it’s called “Capturing Clervaux- the Final hour”. 

Monday, May 4

Make your modelling fantasies come true with the new book “The Rise of Fantasy”

Euromodelismo’s latest title brings the world of fantasy modelling within your grasp as the techniques and tips of just how to become a better fantasy modeller are shown off. Let’s have a look at this new book in our preview…

Sunday, May 3

We go back to the knights of the sky with Italeri’s May releases

Italeri has three new releases that harken back to the first duels in the sky. A World War I vintage Nieuport, Sopwith and a Spad take the honours in the latest new kits for Italeri in May.