Sunday, June 30

New 35th scale Pz.IV F1, Pz.IV F1 Vorpanzer & Pz.IV F1 Additional Armour "3 IN 1" kit on the way from Border Model

After the success of their initial release of the Panzer IV G last year and this year's Leopard 2 A5/A6, Border model continues down the Panzer line with a new three in one kit of the short barrelled Panzer IV - this time in  Pz.IV F1, Pz.IV F1 Vorpanzer & Pz.IV F1 Additional Armour flavours. We have a look at what they are proposing so far and how to tell the difference between these variants in our preview...

Saturday, June 29

Poland rejoices (& everyone else scratches their heads) as Takom go into the future with the new PL-01 in 35th scale

Takom has pulled a little surprise from their collective hats with the announcement of their newest kit - not another Panzer or Russian tank  - but something completely left field, tried & untested. The New concept tank of the polish army the PL-01 is set to be made into a 35th scale kit and released over the next few months - we have a little on the tank & the kit in our preview...

Friday, June 28

Don't ask about their Willys! Takom's new 1/35th scale "US Army 1/4 Ton Utility Truck w/ 1/4 Ton Utility Trailer & M.P. Figure"

Takom have just surprised us by releasing the box art along with the CAD drawings of a new tool 1/35th scale Willys Jeep "US Army 1/4 Ton Utility Truck". This kit is in the final stages of development, and we share with you all we know about it and the real thing in our preview...

Thursday, June 27

The second three-figure set to make a mob of six - and an instant diorama from D-Day Miniature Studio

A six-figure-sum for 81? D-Day Miniature Studio has released the second set of three figures to finish off their instant diorama set back in the Battle of Britain. We look at  'Under Guard, Battle of Britain 1940' in our figure set preview...

Tuesday, June 25

Beauty & the Beast in Masterbox' two new 24th scale fantasy series...

Masterbox takes us on a flight of fantasy from space-age "at the edge of the universe" series with two more 24th scale figures from their new range of kits as we see in our preview...

Monday, June 24

Finally the first in a new family of Frogfoot's from Kittyhawk in "forty-eighth" - far-out!!

Great news! Kittyhawk are opting to go for a 48th scale new tooling Suhukoi Su-25K (yes a K) for their forthcoming new kit. We have some scant information on the kit in our preview...

Sunday, June 23

Masterbox's new figures for July - political, deadly & all of them "sssmokin"

Masterbox continues to bring us new and very interesting subjects in a way that only they know how - not often do you see injection moulded figures depicting Post-apocalypse Amazons with a beaten captive and Special Operatives giving boy soldiers cigarettes. See more about these two new 35th scale releases in our preview...

Saturday, June 22

Build Guide Pt IV: Hawker Tempest Mk/V Series 1 - Masks on, Markings on - Take Off!

The last part of the Tempest I story today - with Gary's build of the 48th scale Eduard Hawker Tempest Mk/V Series 1 only needing the invasion stripes, the markings and a base with two pilots needed to finish it off. See how Gary did such a great job of finishing it off in the last part of his story...

Friday, June 21

Decal Review: Sexy Spitfires in 48th scale from Exito Decals

Spitfires are always popular with modellers - especially 72nd and 48th scale versions - and Exito has these two scales covered in their new decal release. Gary Wickham has taken a look at them in his review in today's news...

Wednesday, June 19

Two "bodi"ies of German tankers in 35th in three packages from the Bodi

The Bodi Miniatures has a new figure which makes a set with the Panzer Officer they released about a month ago. Both sculpted in 35th scale, they will make a nice addition to your German tank diorama. We look at them both as singles and as a set in our preview...

Monday, June 17

Construction Guide Pt. III: Miniart's 35th scale Soviet Ball Tank “Sharotank” Figures, Flora & Finishing

Andy Moore has finished his MiniArt 35th scale Sharotank - and this one was truly special, with the construction, painting & weathering as well as adding a lit-up interior to the kit to bring it to life. This, the third article features a base and some figures to bring the kit to life. See how Andy gets this ball really rolling in part III of his guide...

Saturday, June 15

Build Guide Pt III: Eduard's Hawker Tempest Mk/V Series 1 - Final construction & mottled camouflage layers (& layers & layers)

Gary's build of the Eduard 48th scale Tempest Mk.V Series I continues, with help from Eduard and Barracuda Studios extras, this kit is shaping up into something special. See it come along in part III of his construction guide...

Friday, June 14

AMMO's latest products: Two new publications, paint, applicators, weathering products & lots more in June

Ammo has a bunch of new products available this month, their two new books on dioramas & aircraft modelling, new applicators & acrylic putty, paints for miniatures & a little bit for "First Aid" - see what they are in our preview...

Thursday, June 13

Decal Review Luftwaffe Ground Attackers Vol.1 in 48th scale from Exito Decals

Exito Decals us a new maker of markings for some of the most popular kits in 72nd and 48th scale. Gary Wickham has two new sets in his hands - and today he shows you what comes inside the Luftwaffe Ground attackers Volume I set in his review...

Wednesday, June 12

All new Wingspan from Canfora Publishing - The pinnacle of 32nd scale aircraft at a great pre-order price

The third volume of Canfora Publishing's series of lavish publications featuring 32nd scale aircraft exclusively is almost with us. We have some images of what is in the book as well as details of how to get this book at a significant discount for a short time in our preview...

Tuesday, June 11

Late war German coppers, some fantastical animals & extra gear for your Kettenkrad in June from Mantis Miniatures.

We always look forward to new releases from Mantis Miniatures - This month of June sees three new sets - one of two separate or a pair of German WWII era Feldgendarmerie, a new set of animals from the realms of fantasy and a full kit to flesh out that Kettenkrad you want to pimp out. See more in our preview...

Monday, June 10

Review & Build Guide: 35th scale Leopard 2 A7+ German MBT from Meng

Having already made Meng's previous 2A7 kit here on TMN we thought Andy Moore would be perfect to go up a notch (or a "+") and take on their new 35th scale Leopard 2 A7+ German MBT in a build review. See what is in the box and the simple construction of this detailed kit in part I of his guide...

Sunday, June 9

Build Guide PT III: 1/48th scale Hawker Tempest Mk/V Series II - painting & making the markings of the kit.

Calum is forging ahead with his 1/48th scale Hawker Tempest Mk/V Series II kit. Today, he presents the camouflage, weathering and some homemade mask making techniques that we think has greatly improved on the model. See his progress in Part III of his guide...

Friday, June 7

Five of Italeri's new releases in our June preview...

A shiny big rig, a dinky Fiat - a Sherman with a lot of blokes, the last Mirage, A thundering Junkers are all in the mix from Italeri this month. We have art, colours & sprues in our preview...

Thursday, June 6

Stalingrad's new Tiger II crew in 35th scale wave as they pass the camera - straight on to your workbench...

Stalingrad Miniatures brings us another set to compliment your 35th scale Tiger II. These are sitting outside - rather than inside the tank as were the last set for the King Tiger we looked at.  The set in 35th scale is directly influenced by wartime film that we have some images of in our preview...

Wednesday, June 5

Painting & Weathering Guide Pt II: 1/35th scale T-34/85 Zavod 183 Mod.44 from Italeri

Clayton has finished his version of a 35th scale Finnish T-34/85 Zavod 183 Mod.44 in Finnish colours. The kit has been an interesting ride for Clayton - and a few of you will be more than interested to see him finish this off so very well as he has done in part II of his guide...

Tuesday, June 4

Construction Review: 35th scale Model W.O.T. 6, WWII British Truck from ICM Models

Today in our construction review Andy King puts together the new 35th scale Model W.O.T. 6, WWII British Truck from ICM. A simple but helpful build guide of a truck with many possibilities for further painting and weathering, this guide shows you a lot about putting it together before paint hits plastic...

Monday, June 3

A Persian pussy-cat & a Ruskie BT - Art, colours & sprues in the Hobbyboss new item preview...

We avoided showing you all of the Tristar re-boxings 🙊 in this month's new item preview from Hobbyboss.  Instead, we have the boxart, colours, decals, plastic and everything else inside the boxes of their two other releases for this month of June in our preview...

Sunday, June 2

Two new 35th scale figures in three releases showing the Hitlerjugend from Alpine Miniatures

Alpine Miniatures has several new releases this month - An assistant and a machine gunner in 1/35th scale “Hitlerjugend" who both look every bit as tough as their reputation. See these two figures and the pictures that just might have inspired them in our preview...

Saturday, June 1

Colours, box art & finally sprues for Trumpeter's four June releases in our preview...

We wait every month for Trumpeter to add sprue pictures to their new item previews - they have finally got their fingers out and now we can show you this month's new items with boxart, model profiles and colours and the contents of the kit in our preview.