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News just in from Mr. Alex Surzhenko, Director of Master Box Limited, of two new 1/35 scale kit releases to hit the kit market, one very soon, one in about a month's time (if all goes well with the process, he says.)
As the modelling year comes to an end, and as I rarely get a chance to 'editorialize' (at least to any great extent), this seems like quite a good opportunity to be even more opinionated than I usually am (ahem...)

In this, I'm going to be taking a (highly) personal view of what (to me at least) have been the highs (and lows) of this year's new releases....
Established in 1996, Italian company Model Victoria specialize in Italian 1/35th scale military and historical replicas - particularly the largely ignored subject of Italian WWII armed forces!
NIMIX Miniatures introduces to you its New BMR 600 PP ( Spanish armoured vehicle). Its a new kit, improved and with the hightest quality.
Also, NIMIX wish to announce its next release for the beginning of 2006, the VAMTAC-REBECO...
Spanish figure manufacturer Elite Miniatures has recently announced their two latest releases, and in typical Elite fashion, they manage to blindingly dazzle with these two fantastic figures!
As a special Christmas bonus, Armorama and Dragon Models Limited are announcing their first joint Armor competition....
The most common drawback with some of the (otherwise) excellent plastic figure sets on the market, is there is a tendency towards 'sameness' . Therefore, it is desireable, to find some alternative. There are a number of companies who have made themselves 'indispensable' in this area, now, the South Korean company, Legend Productions has entered this useful sector of the market....
The Shanghai-based AM company, LionRoar has three new update sets available now, two in 1/35th scale and one in 1/48th scale...
In what seems to be a continuing process from DML, yet another Flak artillery piece has been announced. The subject this time is the 2cm Flak 38, which is going to be given the Full treatment. (PE, different variants etc)....
Sadly, for many modellers, 1/72nd scale still seems to require a lot of convincing. Here with the latest (and future) releases of 1/72nd scale armor from Dragon Models are a number of VERY convincing arguments....
White Ensign Modelsare now going into production with their latest photoetch set, PE 768, specifically designed to fit the new 1/700 scale kits of USS Baltimore and USS Pittsburgh from Trumpeter......
A month or two we brought the news that Resicast were doing a range of British Six-Pounder AT guns in 1/35th scale, now we are able to bring you a useful update on these and the other new releases...
Legend Productions seem to be going through an interesting phase of developing stowage for a range of different vehicles. A few weeks ago it was stowage for the Humvee and M4a2, now the AAVP7A1 and the Bradley receive the attention....
There are many useful ways in which to promote this site. Here is a recent one which was carried out by three Armorama members in the North of England...
The Italian figure company, Pegaso Models has only in the last hour or so updated it's website with its new releases for December - Enjoy!!!
The latest Warship releases from White Ensign Models....
A month or so, the news came out, that Miguel 'Mig' Jimenez was going to be releasing a book covering his many ground-breaking techniques for Armor building and finishing. Now the book has arrived...
Just posted on their website, AFV Club and Hobby Fan have announced a series of new releases which should prove to be very useful indeed as 'add-ons' for 1/35th scale armor...
It can be safely said, that the market isn't exactly overflowing with Brazilian armor manufacturers, so it was a nice surprise, to many, when, a few months ago, we started covering the releases of Panzer Resin Models. Now, this small company has announced two new (full) kits in 1/35th scale...
Once again a substantial list of new releases from Eduard in 1/35th, 1/48th and 1/72nd scales....
Last month, we brought you the news that Eduard had entered the,full-kit market with a complete kit (in plastic) of a Hetzer in 1/35th scale. Now they have brought out a second, this time covering the LATE-version....
The polish company, Armorscale has, in a relatively short period of time, established itself as one of the premier manufacturers of 1/35th scale gun barrels and mantlets in 1/35th scale. Now, with the first of their 1/48th scale releases, they are entering a new field...
The Korean company, Seil Models, continues with its interesting and imaginative releases. The new figures announced for december are no exception to the standard they are establishing....
In the world of Aviation modelling, the French company, Signifer, need little introduction. However, amongst armor modellers, the company is relatively unknown. With the release of these new (resin) wheel sets in 1/35th scale, all this may change...
Meteor has FREE shipping to APO/FPO addresses, and expanded the offer to UK, and other, servicemembers!
White Ensign Models will be stocking the full range of the excellent Voyager Models PE Sets, including aircraft and armour sets.
Wings n Treads is accepting pre orders for several interesting new items...
Signiferis a french short run and resin kit manufacturer. They also produce some nice diorama accessories. A lot of new products have been released recently in 1/48 and 1/32 scale. Amongst them a very detailled Luftwaffe Oil Cart. Make sure to check their website!
Think-One-Eighty Studios is releasing yet another 1/35th resin figure of a US Marine serving in Iraq, adding to their line of modern U.S. troops.....
It is truly amazing the speed of these new releases. Only a few days ago, I was covering the news of the third of the amazing Generation II Figure Sets from Dragon Models, now the fourth has been announced...
A little surprise on the Bronco Models homepage for Submariners and other with naval interests....
The Spanish figure company, Andrea Miniatures are a company which are known for their innovative approach. The 'normal' release schedule consists of the overwhelming majority of the new references being the standard, historical figure with perhaps one of their excellent 'Movie' figures thrown in for good measure. This month however, they have introduced a number of changes in their ranges, which some may find 'unusual'...
It has been quite a while since I published a news article about the site. For those who have been around most of our (almost) 4 years you probably remember me posting quite a few site "news" stories. We have a few things to announce prior to the sites birthday on December 16th.
One of the constantly surprising manufacturers is, without a shadow of a doubt, is Alpine Miniatures. Once again, their new releases show an imagination which very few other companies are capable of...
Few modellers can be unaware of the name of Douglas Lee - a regular winner of gold medals in the most prestigious of modelling competions. Amongst his recent 'accolades' was a Gold in the diorama section at this year's Euro-Militaire. In this particualr piece 'Bloody Colonials', Douglas had done his own figures for the diorama, which are now being sold....
Once again Osprey Publishing has announced a series of new releases, which cover almost all possible areas of modelling interest...
Very little to add from the previous story on this interesting new release - the real story is in the images...
The Shanghai-based AM company, Voyager Model have just announced their latest releases in 1/35th and 1/48th scale..
Voyager Models just realeased 3 stunning photoetch sets for the 1/35 Panzer IV Ausf. D by Tristar. All three sets are currently availiable for PREORDER at www.aaamodel.net.
It's been a while coming, but AMtech's long-awaited P-40Q is firmly back underway - as can be seen from these latest pics direct from AMtech themselves.
The Polish manufacturer Armorscale continues without pause in their new release schedule. This time, no less than SEVEN new releases have been announced with a further six in the 'pending' section...
This is by way of a confirmation of a story we ran in september. Trumpeter has just confirmed, what will probably be the last of it's 1/35th scale KVs in this 'cycle'
Sometimes, those of us who have been around modelling for years tend to forget that there are many techniques which raise a blank look when they are mentioned - particularly for those new o the hobby. One such word is Filters. Many times on the forums, the question is asked, What are filters?....
In the penultimate of the News Stories covering Mig Productions', two new releases which complement one of the other of today's stories...
In this, the third of today's new stories on Mig Productions new releases, the attention turns to Armor - wth inevitably, some surprises....
The latest diorama releases from Mig Productions includes some very nice and different pieces....
A few months ago, we ran the story on Mig Productions latest (and surprising entrance!) into the Warship field, with nothing less than a Russian Bronekater patrol boat in 1/35th scale... Now it seems, the Bronekater is back in a slightly different format...
Pegaso Model announced the following amazing new releases for November 2005...
This weekend will be IPMS-UK Armorama's first public outing at the show in Telford. For those there you may have seen our table manned in part by Mal Mayfield. Mal has done a Herculean job with starting and organizing this new IPMS-UK branch for online users without a club of their own.
Another 251 is going to be added to Dragon's already extensive list of variants of this vehicle...
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