Thursday, January 27, 2022

ANDERSONIC Issue 27 Now Available



Issue 27 is now available, it comprises 44 pages and features the following:

Airfix’s ‘Starcruiser 1’ kit - Jeremy Briggs looks into the history of this well-remembered plastic kit from the late 70s.

Nebula 75 - Producer Stephen La Riviere talks about the evolution of the new Supermarionation series which began during 2020’s lockdown.

The Clip Episodes - Produced to save time and money, but is there more to episodes such as The Inquisition and Security Hazard than that? We take a look.

Top Strips! - Our writers talk about their favourite Anderson-based comic strips and artists from TV21, Countdown and Look-In.

Episode Reviews - Space: 1999/ Collision Course and UFO/ Court Martial

Joe 90 and Airfix - Jeremy Briggs turns up something interesting in the Airfix vaults...

The Boxtree Years - Chris Drake talks about writing his two books, Captain Scarlet and UFO & Space: 1999 for Boxtree in the 90s.

Part 1 of our new Stingray comic strip - and more.


To order: please send a Paypal payment to andersonicfanzine@outlook.com - with your address and the issue number(s) in the 'notes' section.


Price: UK: £3.70 incl. 2nd class postage

Europe: £7.00 incl postage

USA/ Canada: £8.60 incl postage

Australia/ NZ: £9.55 incl postage


The issue is also available via eBay - the link is here.

A limited number of back issues are available, please see our previous blog post.

Sunday, November 1, 2020

Andersonic Issue 26 now available

Issue 26 of Andersonic is now available to order. 

The new issue features: 

The Child with the Man in his Eyes - a look at Joe 90 from a modern perspective. 

Shane Rimmer Interview - Shane discusses writing for Captain Scarlet 

The history of Airfix’s Angel Interceptor kit. 

 When the Machines Rock - a look at the robots and AI of the Anderson series. 

Episode reviews - UFO/ ESP, Stingray/ Stand by for Action and Space:1999/ The Full Circle. 

The final part of our UFO comic strip ‘Trojan Horse’. The A-Z of Captain Scarlet. 

Things You Do... Reviews, News and TV, the return of 'Big Fan' - and more. 

The issue comprises 44 pages with colour covers and b/w interior.  

To order: please send a Paypal payment to andersonicfanzine at outlook dot com - with your address and the issue number(s) in the 'notes' section. 

Price £3.15 - please add postage as below 

UK: 2nd class postage included 

Europe: add £3.50 for 1 or 2 issues or £4.00 for 3 issues. 

Outside Europe: add £5.25 for 1 issue or £6.75 for 2 or 3 issues. 

The issue is also available via eBay for a limited period - the link is here

A number of back issues are still available, please see our previous blog post.  

Please bear in mind that lockdown conditions may cause delays in postage.

Saturday, July 18, 2020

Andersonic Back Issues






We have a number of back issues of Andersonic available. Each issue features interviews, insight and opinion on aspects of the Andersons' series. The following issues are available as of this date: UPDATED 01/05/2022


Issue 18
 
David Elliott interview - David talks about his time as director at APF
Alan Perry interview - Alan discusses his time at APF/Century 21 where he worked as clapper loader, camera operator and director.
Thunderbirds - Is it, academically speaking, 'invisible TV'?
How do you watch your favourite series - our writers spill the beans.
Episode Reviews: Joe 90/ Most Special Agent, UFO/ Computer Affair
Strip Story - we look at 'Model Mission,' a complete Stingray strip from Countdown 
Reviews... and more

Issue 26 -

The Child with the Man in his Eyes - a look at Joe 90 from a modern perspective. Shane Rimmer Interview - Shane discusses writing for Captain Scarlet. The history of Airfix’s Angel Interceptor kit. When the Machines Rock - a look at the robots and AI of the Anderson series. Episode reviews - UFO/ ESP, Stingray/ Stand by for Action and Space:1999/ The Full Circle. The final part of our UFO comic strip ‘Trojan Horse’. The A-Z of Captain Scarlet. Things You Do... Reviews, News and TV, the return of 'Big Fan' - and more. 

 

Price £3.50 each - please add postage as below:

UK: 2nd class postage included
Europe: add £3.30 for up to 3 issues
Outside Europe (incl USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Japan): add £4.60 for 1 issue or £5.20 for 2 or 3 issues

Payment via Paypal (to include your postal address) to crater101 at btinternet dot com.
Andersonic is run on a non-profit basis.




Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Our most recent issue - Andersonic 25




Issue no. 25 is currently out of print. It features:

Joy Cuff Interview -  Joy sculpted numerous characters for the first series of Thunderbirds including Jeremiah & Ma Tuttle and the Duchess of Royston, and later went on to work with Stanley Kubrick on 2001. Joy recalls her time on both productions and shares her collection of rarely seen behind-the-scenes photographs. 

Anderson Title Sequences -  What makes a good title sequence? Does the source material have to be any good or is it just down to slick editing and a good theme?

Stingray/ Star of the East/ Eastern Eclipse - Mike Coldwell takes a look at El Hudat's two episodes of Stingray, with input from David Graham (the voice of El Hudat himself).

Space: 1999 - Mark Braxton looks at The AB Chrysalis from the second series of Space: 1999.

UFO - Richard Farrell casts a critical eye over Sub-Smash.   

The Lost City - The influence of this episode of Supercar on the subsequent APF and Century 21 series.

UFO Comic Strip/ Trojan Horse - the second instalment of our new UFO comic strip - in colour. 


To order: please send a Paypal payment to andersonicfanzine at outlook dot com - with your address in the 'notes' section. 

Please note - currently out of print.

 

Welcome to Andersonic's new online home

Welcome to the new online home of Andersonic. We've had to move our online presence at short notice so this will be our base of operations for the forseeable future. It's where you will find news and details of our upcoming issues and the availability of back issues.

So what exactly is Andersonic? It's an A5 paper fanzine which covers the films and television series of Gerry and Sylvia Anderson. Each issue contains features and articles which explore and discuss their many series, from the black and white Supercar and Fireball XL5, 60s series StingrayThunderbirdsCaptain ScarletJoe 90 and The Secret Service; the live-action series UFO and Space:1999 and later stuff such as Terrahawks and New Captain Scarlet. In previous issues we have also covered the films Doppelganger and Into Infinity. We have featured interviews with, amongst others, Mike Trim, Dominic Lavery, Shaun Whittacker-Cook, Jan King, Robert Easton, Tony Harding, Brian Johnson, Mary Turner, Ken Holt, David Elioitt, Alan Perry and Mike Noble.

Andersonic is published every 6 months (very approximately) and is available to buy via this blog plus one or two other outlets, and via eBay around the time of publication. The majority of issues are still in print and available from this site. Everyone on our mailing list will receive an email informing them of these changes. If you'd like to be kept informed of the availability of current and future issues, please contact andersonicfanzine at outlook dot com and you'll be added to the mailing list.
The fanzine is run on a strictly non-profit basis.

ANDERSONIC Issue 27 Now Available

Issue 27 is now available, it comprises 44 pages and features the following: Airfix’s ‘ Starcruiser 1 ’ kit - Jeremy Briggs looks into the ...