Wednesday, February 1

Preview: Italeri's February releases in art, sprues & colours

In no time after we see the preview of Italeri's new items for 2023, we see these five releases for February appear. We look at the artwork, sprues, parts & decal/marking choices in our preview...

Tuesday, January 31

The old 88 Land Rover is new again in 35th scale from AK Interactive

AK Interactive has followed up their successful release of the Toyota Land Cruiser with a hint at what is to come at the Nuremberg toy fair - the Landrover 88 in 35th scale. We look a little at the kit release in our preview...

Airframe & Miniature turns 20 with a BIG bang. The Lancaster - part I from Valiant Wings

Valiant Wings next title in the Airframe & Miniature series is "The Avro Lancaster, Part 1-Wartime Service." The twentieth in this popular series is due out towards the end of Mrch. Coming in at 272 pages, this is the first of two editions that will be a great companion to an y of your Lanc builds. See how to get it at a disount for a short time in our preview....

Monday, January 30

Illuminating new box art for Takom's latest releases in 35th scale...

Two of Takom's latest kits, the T-55AD "Drozd" & Pz.Kpfw.III Ausf.N w/Winterketten are now taking more of a real form in new boxart which confirms a few things about the kits. See what else we now know about them in our preview...

Sunday, January 29

A preview of Italeri's new items before their 2023 catalogue

Italeri has provided us with a sneak peek at their new catalogue for 2023. The list is not yet complete, but these new items and some you already know are on the way this year. Check them out in our preview...

Saturday, January 28

Wingspan turns 5 - & back to World War One in their latest edition

Canfora Publishing has launched the fifth in their excellent "Wingspan" series. This one features especially the aircraft of World War One. All ten builds are in 1/32nd scale & all are full of step by step detail. See the details (& how to pick it up at a discount) in our preview...

Friday, January 27

Captors & captives on a knife edge in 1945 from Stalingrad Miniatures...

A trepidacious scene in which the Germans being taken prisoner may have upset the younger of their two captors as the older soldier intervenes to stop the escalation. We look at the single figures & set from Stalingrad Miniatures in 35th scale in our preview...

Thursday, January 26

Confirmed: Two new Tiger II's in large scale from Storm Factory

A few weeks ago we saw these two new F-5's in 1/32nd scale from a new company - "Storm Factory". We think they might be tied to another well-known company whose box art is VERY similar :-) ). We look at the real things and what we know about the kits in our preview...

Wednesday, January 25

D-Day Miniatures recreate the scene & soldiers of the "Ambush at Poteau" in their latest set, now on sale...

D-Day Miniatures new set of four figures are sold as sets, pairs or singles that capture the "Ambush at Poteau" scene in the Ardennes in 19444. We look at the figures & the real scenes & soldiers who inspired the sculpts in our preview...

Tuesday, January 24

Preview: Miniart's latest 35th scale figure set "French Civilians in Cafe 1930s-40s".

The latest 35th scale figure set "French Civilians in Cafe 1930s-40s" from MiniArt continues to bring new civilians to our modelling benches. We take a look at the built & painted figures in our preview...