Friday, November 30

Hobbyboss' December kits - Sprues, art & kit stats in our preview...

We have pictures of the sprues of Hobbyboss' newest models of December. The VK.3001 (P) is there, along with a few people's Christmas present, the B-24J "liberator" which has caused some consternation. see for yourself in our preview...

Wednesday, November 28

Preview: ICM's new 35th scale Model W.O.T. 6, WWII British Truck

ICM is very close to releasing their new kit of the Fordson truck WOT.6 in 35th scale. We have some boxart, CADs and some pictures and info about the real thing in our new item preview...

Tuesday, November 27

Preview: Miniart's new 35th scale Su-122-54 (late type) comes storming on to our workbenches...

MiniArt shows us the features, art, sprues and  look of their latest kit, the late model version of the Su-122-54 in 35th scale. This powerful looking tank will make a great looking model and Miniart have pulled out all the stops on this one - wee what we know about the kit in our preview...

Monday, November 26

Takom's new G's: 35th scale Bergepanther G & Jagdpanther G2 coming next month...

Takom has released cover art and some more details on their forthcoming new Bergepanther Ausf.G & Jagdpanther Ausf.G2 kits in 35th scale, we have the new art and what we know about the kits as well as a few pictures of the real things in our preview...

Saturday, November 24

Dry Fit Review: 1/48th scale Yakovlev Yak-130 'Mitten' from Kittyhawk.

Recently when the Kittyhawk 1/48th scale Yakovlev Yak-130 'Mitten' arrived we thought who better to tell us just what the kit is like than our man Gary Wickham.  He has a brilliant way of reviewing kits that acts as a construction guide as well as an informed opinion on the parts inside the box and how they go together. See what he thinks about this latest Kittyhawk new tooled kit in his review.

Friday, November 23

Preview: Airframe Detail No 6 - The Focke-Wulf Ta 154 - A Technical Guide from Valiant Wings Publishing

The next title in the Airframe Detail series from Valiant Wings Publishing is on the way, and we think it will be of great interest to late WWII Luftwaffe fans. This book is called Airframe Detail No 6 - The Focke-Wulf Ta 154 - A Technical Guide and it's main focus is the German "Moskito." The book is on a pre-order discount now also. See what we know so far...

Thursday, November 22

Construction Review: 1/16th scale WSS Grenadier NCO from Alpine Miniatures.

Not only does Alpine Miniatures turn out 35th scale figures and 16th scale busts, but also 1/16th full scale figures. Reviewing one of these larger figures is always an opportunity not to be missed, so when we got the chance to build the new Waffen SS NCO we jumped at it. See what we thought in our construction review...

Wednesday, November 21

Read n' Reviewed: Pla edition's new series - "Dioramag" volume #1

Until now the team behind the Abrams Squad magazine has stuck to modern military vehicles, giving us the best of post WWII scenes. They have added a new series to their stable called "Dioramag" that is focused entirely on Dioramas and the works of past and modern masters. We have volume #1 and thought we would take you through the magazine step by step in our review...

Tuesday, November 20

Preview: Life Miniatures "standing alone" with their latest sculpt...

Life Miniatures adds to their new futuristic series of figures with this, the latest in their line of  1/12th scale busts titled "Stand Alone" - let's see her parts and the painted figure in our preview to see how she does indeed "stand up" to the competition...

Monday, November 19

Read n' reviewed: Luftwaffe Im Focus Edition No. 27 from Luftfahrtverlag Start

New editions of the Luftwaffe im Focus series always spike our interest. A Mixture of large format, previously unpublished photos and some well researched journalistic detective work are the perfect combinations which have few peers in this genre. How does this, the twenty-seventh issue fare against its brothers/sister publications? See what we thought in our review...