Thursday, February 2

Latest news in cars, superheroes and Beatles? From Round 2

Round 2  has some excellent news articles about the new car ranges from AMT and just what goes into developing them. They also have an interesting article about the work they did restoring and re-vamping the classic Hulk kit box art and the latest on their new pre-built kits of none other than the Beatles from the Yellow Submarine period - read on below for the news and then on to their site for the whole story..

Wednesday, February 1

Review - from Kagero Monographs - 3D Edition No 47 - Messerschmitt Me 262 Schwalbe vol. II

PhotobucketFrom Kagero we have the newest tittle in their 3D series – Monographs 3D Edition No 47 - Messerschmitt Me 262 Schwalbe vol. II in which the popular in depth Monograph series is added to with excellent 3D computer renders of the aircraft it is depicting. Is the 3D innovation helpful to modellers or a distraction – Is it good or a gimmick? Let’s look at it more and see. (Ohh – and no need to bring your glasses with this lot!)

Monday, January 30

MiniArt News - Interesting new figures and something to pull out your big guns with

MiniArt have given us some very basic info on their latest kits to be released in the next month or so - to add to their dioramas series they have  releases many different sets of figures from different nations as well as a new Soviet artillery tractor - lets have a look at the pictures and work out a bit about what's in store for us in the next few months...

Italeri's latest releases - You could park your boat on one of them !

Italeri Have sent news of a few kits we thought would be interesting for release this month. Something for Military and Aircraft lovers alike. Straight away i noticed this excellent base to suit some of their excellent ship releases  as well as the re-tooled Autoblinda AB 40 Ferroviaria in 1/35 as well.

Sunday, January 29

Updates from the Eduard Blog – Bf 109E-1 assemblies and completed kit teaser.

With their latest previews of the Bf-109E-1 in 1/48th scale Eduard continue to impress. Their campaign on facebook and their excellent blog keep bringing us new images of this very popular aircraft being given the star treatment by it's creators - click on the link below to see what is going on from the Eduard team themselves...

Friday, January 27

Review - MiniArt 35118 “British Tank Riders (NW Europe)”


Well if you were to look at this box art you wouldn’t be upset at the Sarn’t Major for calling this lot a bunch of “lollygagging Layabouts” – but the REAL story is they are riding on a tank and that is the reason for their sitting down poses – let’s look at this new set from MiniArt now to see whether they are truly ready for battle!

Thursday, January 26

All the latest news from Osprey Publishing

Time for the the industry standard Osprey Publishing's  monthly newsletter - this month there is lots n the way of freshly released titles and soon to come releases as well as out of stock books back from the printers and several other discounted titles - click on the green link below to see all that's cracking at Osprey  Publishing this month...

Review - J’s Work Kit “Trunk of a Palm Tree”

J’s Work from the far east have hit the market with a busy flourish of releases of plastic and paper diorama accessories to top of your newest vignette – today we “palm” off a review of a tall and slightly leaning to the side resin kit of a Palm Tree – read on..

Wednesday, January 25

Review - MasterBox kit 35101: 1/35th Polizei-Kubelsitzwagen ab 1937

Six months ago we had the privilege here at TMN to review and then to build and paint the excellent 100th kit from MasterBox from the Ukraine – the Tourenwagen 170V in 1/35th scale – and what a great little kit it was!Since then the world of softskins has literally blown up with different model makers releasing their take on various German cars of WWII – In this – an updated version of that first kit of the 170V can MasterBox bring something a little different to the table? Let’s see…

Tuesday, January 24

CyberHobby 1/35 Kingtiger Henschel Turret, "Black Knight" Series #5, included 2 figures

Here we news of the latest cyberhobby kit of the KingTiger from “Die Erzahlung Des Schwarzen Ritters” or the "Black Knight" series. - This the 5th in the series of tanks taken from the fictitious comic from the pen of Motofumi Kobayash represents the last tank used by the Von Bauer - the black Knight - and now Cyberhobby have rendered it in 1/35th scale - its time we had a look!