Friday, July 31

Preview: Italeri's five releases for August are already with us...

Italeri has five kits in different scales, genres & difficulties on sale in August (with some of these in scales you might not expect!). We have art, decals, colour choices and sprue pictures all in our preview...

Thursday, July 30

Construction review: Takom's Panzer III Ausf.M mit Schürzen in 35th scale

Clayton has already finished his 35th scale Pz.Kpfw.III Ausf.M kit from Takom. With the accelerated "blitz" build process has meant just that in the outcome. He has paused here today to show us how the kit went together before a second forthcoming article in which he paints & weathers the kit. See the fit of the kit in this bit...

Wednesday, July 29

Preview: U-552 The Red Devil's boat - An operational documentation in pictures & text from Luftfahrtverlag-start

The latest in the renown series of wartime pictorial accounts from WWII from Luftfahrtverlag-start is just about to be released. This one features the famous U-Boat commander Erich Topp, his boat & crew in a book called "U-552 The Red Devil's boat - An operational documentation in pictures & text" - and it looks really very good. We have exclusive images from the book and news on how and where to find out more in our preview...

Tuesday, July 28

Preview: SU-100 Self-propelled Gun - Red Machines Vol.2 from Canfora Publishing - at a discount for a short time...

The second book in the "Red Machines"  series by Canfora Publishing features the mighty Su-100 self-propelled gun. This all-new 176-page book is full of photos, line drawings and history of the type to make you an expert in no time. See what is in the book and how to get it at a discount in our preview...

Monday, July 27

Preview: Back to work with MiniArt's new 35th scale Werkstattkraftwagen Typ-03-30

What better way to get back to work while you are in lockdown? Miniart's new 35th scale "Werkstattkraftwagen" or workshop motor vehicle is loaded full of gear to get working on. We see sprue layout, colours and the real thing in our preview...

Sunday, July 26

Preview: Four polar opposite kits from Hobbyboss on the way in August...

A great big Hog, a german fighting cat, a Chinese underwater killer and a heavily armed US Airforce...TRUCK? These are the subjects of Hobbyboss' August releases. We have box art, sprues, marking, decals and everything else inside the boxes of these kits in our new item preview.

Saturday, July 25

Construction Review Pt.I: ICM's 48th scale Do 217J-1/2 WWII German Night Fighter

Andy King has started the build of ICM's new 48th scale Do 217J-1/2 WWII German Night Fighter from WWII era Luftwaffe. He has already built a lot of the interior, but has paused to show you the construction so far before he puts it all together.

Friday, July 24

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

More kits from Land, Sea and Air in the August's new items from Trumpeter. We have boxart, sprues and colour choices of the kits in our preview...

Wednesday, July 22

Construction Review Pt II: 1/48th scale P-51D-5 "Limited Edition" from Eduard

Alistair was on the home run of his new 48th scale Eduard P-51D Mustang when we last left him. But there was a fair way to still go, with masking, decalling and weathering "Frenesi" still to come. See how he finished off this colourful bird to such a high standard in the second part of his build review...

Tuesday, July 21

A.R.T.O. Production - new figures in 35th from the SS & heavy tank battalions of WWII

A.R.T.O. Production is a new company making 1/35th scale resin figures of some very popular German subjects from WWII. We have scant information and links to where you can grab yours from if you are interested in our preview...

Monday, July 20

Dioramag #6 is now available & we have a little of it in our preview...

The latest issue of Dioramag is already with us, and the preview images we had seen looked so promising we thought we should share them with you. See a little of what is coming in the sixth issue of this already well-respected periodical in our preview...

Sunday, July 19

A big-big large-scale update release from Res-Kit ...

It has been a while since we have seen such a large - well, large scale modelling detail and upgrade release. Res-Kit from Ukraine has added to just about every 35th, 32nd and 24th scale kit you own with their latest set of over fifty releases for this month. Check them out in our preview...

Saturday, July 18

New shades, reads, tools & references from AK Interactive in July in our preview...

Ever-expanding with new and adopted products, AK Interactive has a lot of new bits for you to look at in July with new books, AK Real colour, Intense and NEON colour sets, scale ruler, paint sprayer and several other modelling needs - See most of them in our handy preview...

Thursday, July 16

Preview - A new tooled Fiat CR.42 "Falco" (Luftwaffe Ground Attack version) in 1/32nd scale from ICM

This is a plastic injection kit we thought might be coming, the Fiat CR,42 "Falco" in 1/32nd scale. This time from ICM in Ukraine. We know this one will be popular with modellers, so we bring you the CAS renders of the new kit in progress, along with some info about the real thing and the Luftwaffe version in this particular boxing in our preview...

Meng's new 1/35th scale Israel Main Battle Tank Merkava Mk.4/4LIC w/Nochri-Kal Mine Roller System is imminent.

Meng's new combination of the Israel Main Battle Tank Merkava Mk.4/4LIC with the very imposing looking Nochri-Kal Mine Roller System has been researched with eh help of Micheal Mass, so you know that they have for their facts right! See a little about the kit and its conception in our preview... 

Wednesday, July 15

More from "Suyata" with four innovative 35th scale modelling subjects in abstract form...

"Suyata" is a company that we have already previewed here on TMN. Their Q-scale "Titanic" & Red Baron & Fokker DR.I kits look to be really interesting and appealing to a broader spectrum of modellers than the usual bunch. Today we look at their new soldier & bike sets in 35th scale that are not only posable, but very different and similar at the same time in our preview...

Tuesday, July 14

Dry-fit Review: 1/32nd scale Junkers EF-126/EF-127 from Das Werk

The futuristic Junkers EF-126/EF-127 fits into all of the late-WWII mythoi of German technical superiority and "what-if" fans everywhere in modelling. This new kit from Das Werk provides us with this 32nd scale kit in several alternative tailed incarnations. Gary Wickham has taken it on in a dry-build to show you just what the kit builds up like and the quality awaiting you perspective owners of the new "Werk"...

Monday, July 13

Preview: HK Models ahead by a nose on the new "Nose Art" kit of their 32nd scale Lancaster

Hong Kong Models has launched their nose into the market with an all-new kit of the Lancaster - but this is something different... If you are one of those modellers who want the 32nd scale Lancaster but do not have the space or the cash - well you can now get the nose section released as a single kit in large scale with all the drama but a 3rd of the space. See more about it in our preview...

Sunday, July 12

New in July - four new products to fill your diorama dreams from Mantis Miniatures

A busted boat - some modern diorama reporter's accessories, some cuddly slippers and teddy bears and stove that is "cook-in" all fill Mantis Miniature's latest releases just out. We show you them with heaps of reference & inspiration for the sculpts included. See more in our preview...