What is probably the best known submarine in the world has a new interpretation in a kit offered by OKB Grigorov. This kit is based the vessel's description in the Verne's novel 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea and early engraving depictions.
Albino Raven Miniatures has released a 1/35 STALKER resin figure armed with a shotgun.
Kotobukiya supports its "Metal Gear Solid V" kit line with the January 2016 release of this 1/100 plastic mech, "The Phantom Pain - Sahelanthropus."
NorthStar Models continues their line of original Sci-Fi figures with the release of a 54mm resin Sci-Fi female ninja.
Wildhouse Models in the UK is currently working on a 1/32 Sci-Fi resin hoverbike with rider. The rider is progressing and Wildhouse Models has posted images of what it will look like.
The cool Sci-Fi Starbug spaceship gets created in 1/72 resin by JPG Productions!
Not Yet Dead Miniatures enters the 1/24 post-apocalyptic market with the release of this resin 1/24 "Wastelander" figure.
Not Yet Dead Miniatures of Germany continues their 1/35 "Wastelanders" figure series with these latest releases. Some are from Kellerkind Miniatures.
The Star Wars "Shadows of the Empire" transport is now made in resin with this 1/144 YT-2400 spaceship release from JPG Productions.
Wildhouse Models of the UK is going to release a 1/24 scale resin Sci-Fi doctor to go along with their 1/24 futuristic MEC Medical Console.
Jim shows us what has recently arrived for review samples. Some new items from Trumpeter, Vallejo Paints, and Osprey Publishing books.
Coming soon from Industria Mechanika is a 1/35 fictional WW2 resin Zero Fighter Robot.
Pegasus Hobbies has released its 1/32 plastic M.L.E.V., Mars Lunar Explorer Vehicle, a large kit to satisfy those looking for a Sci-Fi modeling challenge.
Modern Armies in Miniatures continues supporting their 1/35 Post-Apocalyptic STALKER product line with their latest 1/35 resin release, STALKER Milivoij.
Modern Armies in Miniatures has taken their 1/35 cyborg figure and scaled it up into a 1/16 (120mm) version.
Modern Armies in Miniatures continues to reinforce the 1/35 resin post-apocalyptic survivors' army with the release of these new figures.
Modern Armies in Miniatures continues populating the 1/35 zombie market with these latest new resin releases.
Hunk of Junk Productions has released a 1/24 female resin pilot from the "LEXX" TV series. Figure is in three resin pieces, is 3D printed, and comes with decals for the 790 head. Price is $20 USD (not including shipping).
Hunk of Junk Productions has released a 1/72 resin "Peacekeeper Marauder" from the "Farscape" TV series.
Wildhouse Models of UK intends to release 1/24 (could also work with 1/20) Sci-Fi scenery diorama packs consisting of resin walls, floor, and detail plumbing.
Even though the "Star Wars Force Awakens" film won't be playing in theaters until December, 2015, Revell is proud to announce new Star Wars "Force Awakens" plastic model kits!
Love Love Garden of Japan has released four 1/20 resin Ma.K heads (Ma.K suits sold separately).
SavageForgedMinis has released its largest resin bust to date, the 220mm "Zepar, The Fallen."
SavageForgedMinis has released a 40mm resin figure called, "Char Siu."
Boba Fett's personal spaceship returns as a plastic kit in 1/144 scale, made by Bandai.
Bring home one of the most infamous characters of Star Wars with a 1/12 plastic Boba Fett figure made by Bandai!
Scale 75 continues their "Fallen Frontiers" figure line with the release of a 75mm figure titled, "Bianca Carlsson."
Hasegawa released something unique and fashionable for child modelers, a generic personal transport robot for 1/35 child figures!
We got in some new Tamiya and Hasegawa kits this week. Jim shares those and more news in this regular video series.
"HTV (H-II Transfer Vehicle) 1/72 by AMK-kits has been released by LVM Studios.
"The HTV (H-II Transfer Vehicle), designed and built in Japan, is JAXA’s unmanned cargo transfer spacecraft that delivers supplies to the International Space Station (ISS). The HTV delivers more than 12,000 pounds of cargo, both pressurized and unpressurized, to the ISS. HTV performs a rendezvous with the space station and holds position several meters away. The crew uses the station’s robotic arm to capture HTV and install it on the bottom side of the station’s Harmony node."
Hasegawa brings the best of both the movie and TV SDF-1 with the release of this plastic kit! For more details, read on...
Nuts Planet of South Korea delves into fantasy with the September 2015 release of 75mm resin "Venatrix," Half Elf.
Nuts Planet of South Korea continues their "Trigger Series" with the release of "Scouter," a 75mm resin female Survivalist figure.
It had very little screen time in Return of the Jedi but it's one of the most interesting looking ships from the Star Wars franchise. This resin kit should be coming out towards the second half of this September, 2015.
Wildhouse Models of the UK has teamed up with Badsmile Miniatures to offer the GAU line of 1/32 white metal figures with resin bases.
In this regular news/video series, Jim shows us what has showed up at KitMaker Central. This was suppose to be posted on Monday (and was on YouTube) but is late getting on the sites.
This is the classic enemy vessel from the original Star Trek television series, the D7 Klingon Battlecruiser in the same scale as the Polar Lights television series kit. Builders of the original series Enterprise kit have longed for a D7 kit in the same scale since the Enterprise's release.
Coming in December 2015 or January 2016 is a brand new original resin Science-Fiction warship designed by Star Trek's illustrator Rick Sternbach.
Matho Models has released four new 1/35 detail sets suitable for model railroad No. 1 scale of 1/32.
Rusty Rail has been busy this summer! Here are several new O scale / 1/48 civilian vehicles and detail parts. As always, the castings are sold unpainted and the figure is not included.
Coming in October, 2015, Wildhouse Models of the UK will release 1/24 Dall alien figures to go with their "Hostile Realms" Sci-Fi story line.
Jim shows us some of the recent new arrivals from Asuka, Acadmeny, Rye Field Model and Dragon USA. Which also includes kits by Dragon, Bronco, Master Box, Aoshima, and Miniart.
In September of 1968, an animated series (what some call 'cartoons') debuted on a Saturday morning and it was based off a movie from two years prior of the same name - Fantastic Voyage. While the movie version featured a miniaturized nuclear submarine named 'Proteus', the animated series went one further and made it a flying submersible and named it 'Voyager'.
Fantasy Realms of the UK has released a five inch tall resin bust named, "Dark Assassin."
Due late September, this “Konrad” suite is from the "Maschinen Krieger" universe. A ‘PKA’ series variant, this version is said to improve the visibility over the “Gustav” design.
From the anime series "Fang of the Sun Dougram" comes the fifth in the COMBAT ARMORS MAX series--the heavy combat armor known for its unique asymmetrical design, the Ironfoot F4X Hasty!
Just what you need to mount an undersea assault. The XP-1937 Coastal Reconnaissance, Attack and Battery, Scout (CRABS) is a new resin kit of an original design by Bruce Bowman.
Coming soon from Fantastic Plastic are experimental spacecraft and X-Planes:
* Northrop HL-10 (1:48) Experimental Lifting Body (1966)
* Martin X-24A (1:48) Experimental Lifting Body (1969)
* Northrop M2-F3 (1:48) Experimental Lifting Body (1960s)
* Martin Marietta X-24B (1:48) Experimental Lifting Body (1973)
Bandai will release a 1/100 plastic injection Gundam Barbatos in November, 2015.
Well it's been about a month since the last Mail Call video was put up. This time around we have new items from Legend Productions, Flyhawk (the new 1/72 PzKpfw II Ausf J (VK.16.01), Abrams Squad magazine, and the first kits from newcomer Tiger Model.