Hello all! Just a quick and cheery update today to explain my absence and hopefully serve up some tasty Anderson treats as a penance!
The Spectrum Pursuit Vehicle is probably the most widely recognised vehicle from Captain Scarlet And The Mysterons and also presents a number of significant challenges for your average LEGO MOC builder. Its colouring, shape, and function are all thoroughly complicated and I don’t mind telling you that it took a number of attempts to get to this finished version.
There’s something about Zero-X which lends itself to the medium of LEGO. The blocky and modular nature of the design make it a match made in heaven. But don’t let that fool you into thinking this was an easy feat to pull off. I’ve been wanting to tackle Zero-X in LEGO for a long time, and it’s been my most requested build on Twitter and Facebook, but it took a lot of careful design work to make it a reality.
One day I was surveying my collection of Gerry Anderson themed LEGO models and I realised that I had yet to build anything from Captain Scarlet And The Mysterons. I love the sleek design of the vehicles from Captain Scarlet, but they don’t necessarily lend themselves easily to the more blocky look of LEGO without the use of specialised parts. A better builder than I with a more expansive parts inventory would probably make an easy job of building a LEGO Spectrum Pursuit Vehicle or a Spectrum Passenger Jet, but each vehicle presents a unique challenge either because of its shape or its colour.
It’s time for Jack and Katherine to reflect on their exciting adventure watching the first episode of every Gerry Anderson series. Standby for revelations, games, and a look into the future…
It’s time for Jack and Katherine to face the wrath of the Mysterons once again! Playing her Thunderbird 1 lifeline, Katherine selects the first episode of the original Captain Scarlet series to sit down and watch. How will it compare to the CGI remake that Jack and Katherine enjoyed a few weeks previously?
The Operation Anderthon podcast kicks off with Katherine’s first choice – the 2005 CGI remake of the Supermarionation classic – Gerry Anderson’s New Captain Scarlet… that’s right, we’re starting our marathon at the end of Gerry’s career. What is Katherine thinking?!
Starting Friday, October 18th, 2019 on the Security Hazard blog, a brand new podcast from Jack and his wife, Katherine, will begin!
Today’s post has to do with my recent house move and my opportunity to realise a dream I have had for a long time. Say hello to my new office.
Big Finish have been very busy making sure Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons gets the 50th anniversary celebration it deserves. There’s a lot of fantastic audio drama on offer, and we’ve been lucky enough to review the Captain Scarlet 50th Anniversary Box Set, and Spectrum File One.