Tuesday, July 7

Preview: Alpine Miniatures two new figures - singles or as a set - from the 12th SS in WWII in 35th scale

Alpine Miniatures has surprised everyone with the very quick release after their preview of two new Waffen SS soldiers the other day. They are already painted up by the talented Dr Jin Kim and take their space in our preview of both figures from Alpine this July...

Monday, July 6

Italeri's six (6!!) releases for July in our preview...

Italeri has six (6!!) kits in different scales, genres & difficulties on sale in July - You could catch a Shooting Star, fight in an arena, bring it with your M60 MBT, get a low roof Iveco, a fast-finishing Procar or fight the stars in your F-104. Art, decals, colour choices and sprue pictures are all in our preview...

Sunday, July 5

A new PLA Air Force J-20 “Mighty Dragon” stealth fighter in 72nd from Bronco

The very secretive J-20 "Mighty Dragon" stealth fighter is the next kit to be announced but Bronco Models. We have some CAD images of the kit & the points of interests and aircraft colours in our preview...

Saturday, July 4

A new 48th scale Mustang in five different markings from the Korean war from Bronco

Bronco Models continue to issue different variants of their recent P-51D Mustang kit in 48th scale. This boxing contains the plastic parts and decals for five versions of the Mustang from the Korean conflict in the 50's. See what we know about the kit and pictures of the aircraft depicted in real life in our preview...

Friday, July 3

Tamiya sneaks in a new Pz. Kpfw. IV Ausf. F and Marder I in 35th scale

News from Japan today with Tamiya releasing some surprise new photos of their latest two kits - the Pz. Kpfw. IV Ausf. F and Marder I in 35th scale. We have some shots for you in our preview...

Thursday, July 2

Masterbox's two new kits of July/ August in CAD, art, sprues & colours in our preview...

Masterbx supplies us with two new kits for July/ August - A set of three native Americans to suit your frontier wars series of kits and a section of trench to suit both WWI or WWII era dioramas. Both of these are in our preview in CAD, boxart and sprue and colour call-outs to give a little more of an idea of what they are made of...

Tuesday, June 30

Mask Review: 1/72nd scale Su-57 Color Separation Mask from Galaxy Models

Galaxy model has some simple solutions to some of your modelling needs, and first amongst them are some pretty handy masks to help paints some of your kits. Today Gary Wickham looks at the new 72nd scale masks solution for the Zvezda Su-57 kit. See what he thought about them in his review...

Monday, June 29

Preview: MiniArts new Tankers painting up a storm in a new set...

MiniArt continues to give us figures and materiel to populate our dioramas. Today, news of a German tank crew painting their vehicle that could well add to a half-painted tank you have sitting on your shelf? See what is in the kit in our preview...

Saturday, June 27

How-to guides, Paints, sanders, sponges & a bit of rust making gear all new from AMMO in July...

AMMO has a bunch of new publications, guides, paint, sanders, sponges and new weathering materials (not to mention new Kotobukiya kits) on sale for July. See what they have in store now in our preview...

Friday, June 26

Preview: Barracuda's improvements for your Hurricane & Wurger kits this june...

We look forward to seeing what Barracuda Studios have for us in the way of resin & decal improvements for your kits. This month they have new wheel sets & cockpit upgrades (and so cheap!) for June. See more about them in our preview...

Thursday, June 25

Decal Review: "Yoxford Girls" in 1/48th scale from Exito Decals

Exito Decals has provided quite a few decal sets for 48th and 72nd scale kits of recent times and their stock is rising with the modelling public. Gary Wickham has their latest set up for review today - and it is one of his favourite subjects in the P-51D. see what he thought about the set in his review...

Wednesday, June 24

Hobbyboss' two new releases for May give us something work on...

A colourful Russian Knight and a mobile "doorknocker" are the subjects of Hobbyboss' July releases. We have box art, sprues, marking, decals and everything else inside the boxes of these kits in our new item preview.

Tuesday, June 23

Now with even MORE Red Baron - MENG‘s Fokker Dr.I Special Limited Edition with 10th scale resin bust...

For those wanting to add a little of a special touch to their forthcoming kit of Meng's new 32nd Fokker Triplane, we have a solution! Meng has a limited edition kit of 1000 copies containing the addition of a 10th scale resin bust into the box to give you that little bit more Baron for your buck!. We have pictures of the bust in our preview...

Sunday, June 21

Preview: New Abrams Squad Mag & Stryker Dragoon Reference from Pla Editions...

Pla Editions have two new publications just out for sale on their website. Both the newest version of their latest modern military modelling magazine (no #32 now!) - as well as a new reference publication featuring on the Stryker Dragoon & the models that we make from it. See more in our preview...

Saturday, June 20

A new British Centurion Mk.5 in 35th scale from Amusing Hobby

Amusing Hobby are giving us some of the best of British with their recent release schedule - this time around we have a new-tooled kit of the Centurian Mk.5 for eager modellers. We have a little info on the Mk.5, with some kit artwork, marking choices and CAD drawings in our preview...

Friday, June 19

Preview: Meng takes the mantle with the new 1/32nd Fokker Dr.I Triplane

Meng has taken up the mantle to continue the work of Wingnut Wings and present us with the 32nd scale kit of the Fokker Dr.1 Triplane. We have scant information so far on the kit, but we do have some CADs, the artwork, a few sprue close ups and a little on the original aircraft in our preview...

Wednesday, June 17

Read n' Reviewed: WWII photobook series Vol. 21 – Panzerwaffe on the battlefield 2 from PeKo Publishing


I have read twenty volumes of the "On the battlefield" series from PeKo Publishing, but this one had a few surprises in content waiting for me when I took a read. See the contents and what we thought about this book in our review...

Tuesday, June 16

Trumpeter's four new kits of July in plastic decal & marking choices.

More kits from Land, Sea and Air in the June & July new items from Trumpeter. We have boxart, sprues and colour choices of the kits in our preview...

Monday, June 15

Preview: Two new figures of 12th SS men during the D-Day campaign from Rado Miniatures...

Rado Miniatures has just released the box art for their much-awaited  pair of figures of the 12th SS in Normandy in 1944 just after the D-day landings. These two in 35th scale are sold as a pair and as single figure releases and we look at them and the situation of their actions during that time in our preview...

Sunday, June 14

Decal Review: "Yak Attack" in 1/48th scale from Exito Decals

Exito Decals has released several sets of 72nd & 48th scale decals to the public of recent. Today Gary takes a look at the latest set featuring three striking Yak-1b's from WWII. We look at the 48th sheet in our review...