Friday, May 31

Alpine Miniatures has several new releases all of top quality for this month in our preview

Alpine Miniatures continues to bring out stuff most people really want to buy – this month we have an excellent U-boat commander in 1/16th scale as well as some spare heads to improve your otherwise lacklustre standard kit – last but not least the cheesiest smile in the SS – 12th Panzer commander Max Wünsche joins the club as well…

Thursday, May 30

Andrea miniatures new releases are in the frame today..

Andrea Miniatures new items are pretty nice looking – they are almost like art – now only if we had a frame… Ohh we DO!

Tuesday, May 28

Wings of the Black Cross X (number ten) - gets a read and a review today...

Eagle Editions in the USA are a well-known authority on WWII aviation and especially of German aircraft so their publications are always much anticipated. Number ten of their “Wings of the Black Cross” has just arrived and I have high hopes – written by Mark Proulx and with some excellent images in the previews we saw we anticipated its arrival and now we can show you what it looks like in our review..

Monday, May 27

KittyHawk 1/48th Sepecat Jaguar A build Pt II of II

In today’s news Ethelian finishes his 1/48th kit of the Kittyhawk models Jaguar A to an excellent standard. We left this kit at the sealed up and ready to paint stage – let’s see how Eth got it over the final hurdle…

Sunday, May 26

Got milk? Zotz figures has and they aren’t scared of spilling it..

Zotz not only does a line of stunning decals but also they have a great range of figures in limited numbers for release as well – the latest figure from Eli’s stable is called “Liquid” and I suppose you can see why by this picture..

Preview: SON OF SHERMAN - VOLUME 1 - the first of the Sherman trillogy

Ampersand Publishing always put out publications that  are detailed and full of great pics but also pretty good in value – we think that they have taken the cake with the detail, reference and price on their long awaited opus “SON OF SHERMAN VOLUME 1: The Sherman, Design and Development” If you like this tank then you really should take a look this preview..

Saturday, May 25

There is some Voodoo in Revell of Germany's May Releases

Revell of Germany’s May releases have now some added pictures to them so you can see a little better what is in store for you before you take the plunge – there is a variety of kits here – I bet you would like at least one of them….

Thursday, May 23

Preview: B-17G 1/32 HKM landing flaps from Eduard

The HK Kit of the B-17 in 1/32 scale is indeed a monster. You would think that seeing it isn't officially out yet and the overall size of the thing would prevent add-on aftermarket being made for it – but Ohh no! Eduard has thrown their hat in the ring early with their 1/32nd scale photo etch improvement set for the flaps – be prepared to be blown away!

Wednesday, May 22

The Thunderbolt in Europe gets a textual overview from Kagero ... and a review from us...

I really like the P-47 Thunderbolt – in fact it is my favourite 'plane (ever) – so when a book comes out documenting it I always take notice. Let’s see if this one is a worthy addition to the cupboard or is it a case of “don’t meet your heroes?”

Tuesday, May 21

T-80U MBT from Xact Scale Models gets built up with some colour…

Russian armour guys are in heaven – as in addition to the massive T-90 tank being taken on by MENG – now we have some pics of the T-80U MBT being produced by XactScale – a far east firm that look to have all the right ingredients and all the dots on the T-s and the “I’s” crossed and ticked! – We have some pictures of the built up prototype in today’s preview..