Thursday, June 21, 2018

WACKY RACES REVISITED

MAT IRVINE GOES GO BACK TO THE WACKY PAST with four Build and Play MPC kits.

Monday, June 18, 2018

HOBBICO AND REVELL: WHAT’S HAPPENING NOW?


HOBBICO, WHICH OWNS REVELL filed for bankruptcy early in 2018. So what is happening with the Hobbico plastic kit brands?

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Thursday, June 7, 2018

HITLER'S FLYING SAUCERS FIGHT ON IN A POST-WAR FICTIONAL WORLD

NOT CONTENT WITH making Star Wars kits from 'a long time ago', Revell now journeys to another fictional past with the 1:72 scale Haunebu II. The kit is an absolute must for all Luftwaffe 1946 fans.

Friday, June 1, 2018

A CRAPPY COMMIE CAR PERHAPS, BUT AT LEAST IT PASSED THE MOOSE TEST



A FEW MONTHS BACK, REVELL REISSUED a 1:24 scale kit of the Trabant 601S, to celebrate 60 years since the boxy little East German car was first built, in 1957.

Friday, May 25, 2018

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

FORD AIMS TO LEAVE CAR PRODUCTION, BUT HAS A GLORIOUS RETRO PAST, REFLECTED IN THESE TWO KITS



NEWS THIS WEEK reveals that Ford will be selling mostly SUVs and trucks in a few years time. The plans make two recent car kits of special interest.

Sunday, May 20, 2018

HOT WHEELS FIFTY YEARS OLD - FIVE 'SWEET SIXTEEN' CARS RELEASED TO CELEBRATE

THE FIRST HOT WHEELS CARS were released in May, 1968. Known as the ‘Original Sweet Sixteen,’ those cars all had redline wheels, and original paintwork and style that directly challenged existing diecast toys such as Matchbox cars.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

THE RED BARON STILL FLIES HIGH IN A REVELL FOKKER TRIPLANE KIT


MORE THAN 60 YEARS OLD, this Revell kit still makes a decent aviation project for World War I buffs.

Friday, May 4, 2018

MEDIA MODEL MADNESS HITS THE STREETS THIS WEEKEND


LIKE THE MODELS THAT STAR IN MOVIES? THEN MAKE IT TO THE HAMEX ZONE this coming Sunday, May 6, 2018!

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

SINGAPORE STRIKES AGAIN WITH A 2018 AERO MODEL SHOW


HERE'S THE INFO on Singapore's 2018 National Airfix Aeronautical Model Engineering Competition.

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Saturday, April 28, 2018

ARTIST HEROES WHO PAINTED MODEL KIT BOXES


THE VISUALS ON MODEL KIT BOXES are what the marketing men call ‘primary sales tools.’ Simply put, if you can spot an attractive box in a store or on screen, the odds are that you’ll want to home in for a closer look.