The wonderful Andersonic A5 fanzine has just released it’s fourteenth issue and is full of excellent features, interviews and columns:
“Robert Easton interview - an interview with the late Stingray voice artiste (Phones, X-20) in which he discusses his time working on the series, working with Don Mason and Peter Lorre, and his views on Stingray after over 40 years.
Terry Adlam interview – Special effects assistant on Terrahawks & Space Police and creator of Dick Spanner, Terry discusses his time working on Gerry Anderson’s 80s series… oh, and some modest productions by a bloke called George Lucas.
UFO/ The Patriot a look at this unfilmed UFO script with recollections and comments from writer Leo Eaton. A UFO crashes in the middle of a civil war in an African country and Straker must recover the alien pilot before his existence is revealed to the world…
Keith Miles – short Q&A with the writer of Space:1999‘s ‘All That Glisters’ episode.
Manual Control! – a look at the genesis of the new Thunderbirds Haynes Manual.
Killed In Supermarionation – with all those guns and missiles on show, was violence handled appropriately in Century 21′s puppet series? We’re not so sure…
Space:1999/The Testament of Arkadia – was it the best ending the series never had? A review of the final episode of Space: 1999′s epic first series.
UFO/ Mindbender – one of UFO’s most memorable episodes reviewed, with a detour into the twilight zone for Ed Straker.
Thunderbirds/ Cry Wolf – two writers dissect a classic Thunderbirds episode – one in favour, one not.
The A-Z of Joe 90 – final part
… and more. Cover image by Keith McNeill.”
(Via Andersonic Fanzine)