‘…3…: ‘Thunderbirds competition continues!

Thunderbird 3 bagThanks to our friends at ITV Studios, club members can win a Thunderbirds Are Go! promotional bag, in the third in our series of competitions!

Produced specially for BLE, the black bag carries the series title along with the silhouette of Thunderbird 3. Inside the bag is an A5 flyer and a costume patch, sealed in silver foil.

To be in with a chance to win this very special prize, just answer this simple question:

Name one of Graham Bleathman’s unpublished cutaways for the Space Precinct comic (clue: the answer’s in FAB 78)

Send your answer to query@fanderson.org.uk along with your full name and club membership number by 23:59 BST next Friday, 31st October 2014.

The winner will be drawn at random from all valid entries on Saturday 1st November, when we’ll have another competition for you! Two runners-up will be sent the Thunderbirds Are Go! flyer.

Andersonic issue 18 is here!

Andersonic issue 18The latest issue of Andersonic – the absolutely excellent Gerry Anderson fanzine – is now available to purchase online! Issue 18 includes:

David Elliott interview – a new interview with APF’s editor and director who worked on the early puppet series up to Stingray and Thunderbirds.

Alan Perry Interview – Alan talks of his time working at APF/Century 21 on series such as Stingray and Thunderbirds and directing episodes of Captain Scarlet and UFO.

UFO/Computer Affair – Someone’s in lurve yet Ed Straker needs a computer to see it. We take a look at an overlooked episode.

Thunderbirds/ Invisible TV – Fred McNamara looks at the reasons why Thunderbirds is often overlooked in academic writing about television.

Joe 90/ Most Special Agent – two writers take opposing views of this series opener. Is it any good? One of them thinks so..

How do you watch your fave series? – Our writers reveal their little foibles when doing a bit of Anderson viewing.

Strip Story – we look at an individual comic strip story to see what makes it tick. This issue – Countdown’s Stingray story ‘Model Mission’ drawn by Brian Lewis.

… plus The Overseers of Psychon, Alpha Log Reports, event reviews and other stuff. The issue also has new art by Nigel Parkinson and a cover image by Martin Bower.

You can purchase the latest issue today from the Andersonic website!