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Forum: FAB News 19th September 2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 524
Posted By Commander Desica
The news article relating to the Ray Harryhausen...

The news article relating to the Ray Harryhausen event and book has now disappeared from the news front page.
Forum: FAB News 19th September 2018, 11:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 770
Posted By Commander Desica
I note with some interest that the main Fanderson...

I note with some interest that the main Fanderson news page has been updated with the sad news of Zienia Merton's passing and the upcoming Twitch Thunderbirds marathon. Interesting too that the...
Forum: FAB News 20th August 2018, 05:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 266
Posted By Commander Desica
Already posted this a few days ago elsewhere. ...

Already posted this a few days ago elsewhere.

Don't hold your breath, it won't happen.
Forum: Space 2099 The Series 19th August 2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 22,573
Posted By Commander Desica
My advice would be to NEVER say anything about...

My advice would be to NEVER say anything about anything until you are 100% sure that it has the green light... even if things look positive. Things do have a tendency to go wrong at the last minute,...
Forum: Space 2099 The Series 17th August 2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 22,573
Posted By Commander Desica
Brian Johnson Special Effects Director 15...

Brian Johnson Special Effects Director
15 August at 07:21
BJ here folks. Am awaiting a green light for an updated version of Space 1999 which will have Eagles and Hawks but some new craft as well....
Forum: Exposed 30th July 2018, 07:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 210
Posted By Commander Desica
JOE 90 - brain pattern retention

Having not watched an episode of Joe 90 in many, many years, I watched the HD version of the pilot episode (included on the new Captain Scarlet Vol 4 Bluray) and was surprised that when Sam asked Mac...
Forum: FAB News 29th July 2018, 09:37 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 25,458
Posted By Commander Desica
True about the test transmission of Captain...

True about the test transmission of Captain Scarlet several months prior to the show going out.

I think it was Milton Finesilver who saw the transmission and was then able to impress the powers...
Forum: FAB News 28th July 2018, 08:35 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 25,458
Posted By Commander Desica
Impressive number of 'archive' interviews in the...

Impressive number of 'archive' interviews in the documentary, many to camera and some in sound only. As well as Gerry and Sylvia, we get to see and hear from Francis Matthews and Ed Bishop - a CS...
Forum: FAB News 27th July 2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 25,458
Posted By Commander Desica
Mine has arrived. First impressions... very...

Mine has arrived.

First impressions... very good.

The end title art cards are contained in a wallet that looks like Scarlet's cap, as seen from front. The art cards are in 'widescreen' format,...
Forum: Runway 29 23rd July 2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 288
Posted By Commander Desica
Re-usable Space Plane designed in UK!

This is incredible!

A reusable, multi-part space plane, designed in the 1960s in the UK. The idea of the booster sections returning to earth to be re-used is very Gerry Anderson. A great...
Forum: Runway 29 10th July 2018, 08:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 387
Posted By Commander Desica
July 10th - Tony Barwick

Today, July 10th 2018, would have been Tony Barwick's 84th birthday.

What better way to celebrate his life and work than with the new interview double CD from Fanderson.

At almost two hours...
Forum: Runway 29 9th July 2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 353
Posted By Commander Desica
He seems to have done, yes. Despite, on page 47,...

He seems to have done, yes. Despite, on page 47, Koenig musing that their trajectory would probably now not take them close to Meta, by pages 48/49 they have encountered a signal-emitting planet...
Forum: Runway 29 9th July 2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 353
Posted By Commander Desica
Space: 1976

42 years ago, in 1976, we were sweltering in the heatwave (some things don't change!) and eating Space: 1999 ice lollies in the park. We were also between series 1 and 2 of this programme.

The...
Forum: FAB News 3rd July 2018, 09:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,967
Posted By Commander Desica
Good review of SHADOCON2 here on the Patrick...

Good review of SHADOCON2 here on the Patrick Wymark website...


http://wymark.org.uk/shado2.html


...Fanderson and the new Doppelganger CD get a good mention.
Forum: FAB News 2nd July 2018, 09:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,967
Posted By Commander Desica
I loved the series - always partial to a nice...

I loved the series - always partial to a nice Hedgehog Sandwich too. Haven't seen most of them in a long time, but watched them all the time in 1979-1980 or whatever. I suspect your quote is a...
Forum: FAB News 1st July 2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,967
Posted By Commander Desica
+++STOP PRESS+++ Just opened it. 1...

+++STOP PRESS+++

Just opened it.

1 CD.

Looks great though and they've gone in for the Doppelganger and Journey to the Far Side of the Sun branding once you've got the box open. Nice...
Forum: FAB News 1st July 2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,824
Posted By Commander Desica
I'm sure it will be exceptional and the wait will...

I'm sure it will be exceptional and the wait will be well worth it.
Forum: FAB News 1st July 2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,967
Posted By Commander Desica
Good question. I bought a copy yesterday, but...

Good question. I bought a copy yesterday, but will shamefully admit that I haven't opened it yet!

It looks to be a 1 CD release, as it has a total running time of about 77 minutes. On the...
Forum: FAB News 1st July 2018, 08:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,824
Posted By Commander Desica
A great day in Derby yesterday. Suzanne Neve was...

A great day in Derby yesterday. Suzanne Neve was indeed lovely. I know that all the interviews were videoed and I'm sure that an official SHADOCON2 DVD will be available towards the end of the...
Forum: FAB News 29th June 2018, 07:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,824
Posted By Commander Desica
I've spoken to someone involved in this quite...

I've spoken to someone involved in this quite recently and it's still hoped that this will see fruition in the not too distant future. It may well be expanded somewhat to look at Supermarionation...
Forum: FAB News 25th June 2018, 08:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 13,833
Posted By Commander Desica
Smile ...on Saturday if you happen to be at...

...on Saturday if you happen to be at SHADOCON2... :)
Forum: FAB News 19th June 2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 25,458
Posted By Commander Desica
Me too. But unlike before, this one is a bit...

Me too. But unlike before, this one is a bit clearer...


YOUR ORDER HAS BEEN SHIPPED (UNLESS IT'S A PRE-ORDER)



Please note that this is an automated email, if your order contained a...
Forum: FAB News 16th June 2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 25,458
Posted By Commander Desica
Ordered my Deluxe set yesterday! And now we...

Ordered my Deluxe set yesterday! And now we know, after much speculation!, which Ron Embleton picture is going on the cover! 'Fire' seems a good choice as it is bright and 'warm', so looks...
Forum: Runway 29 15th June 2018, 04:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,205
Posted By Commander Desica
That's brilliant thanks! So it seems that they...

That's brilliant thanks! So it seems that they did show them on weekday mornings, during the summer holidays, but not until 1980! So it won't be that one! And they did show them on Saturday...
Forum: Runway 29 15th June 2018, 09:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,205
Posted By Commander Desica
Yeah, it was badly treated by ITV over both...

Yeah, it was badly treated by ITV over both Years.

I watched Space: 1999 on ATV during 1978 and I'm fairly sure some of them were shown on a Sunday afternoon.

YTV remains a bit of a mystery,...
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