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Issue 22 of Andersonic is now available, Earthmen - just click on the 'Buy Andersonic' tab on the left. It features:

David Palmer interview - David recalls his time working in the Century 21 model workshop on series such as Captain Scarlet, Joe 90 and UFO. With exclusive photos of the VG-104 miniature from Joe 90 as it is today.

Archive - In 1993 Chris Drake interviewed Gerry Anderson for his book 'UFO & Space: 1999'. In the second part of this interview Gerry talked candidly about the making of Space: 1999

Thunderbirds / Halifax TV advert -  Stephen La Riviere sheds some light on the making of the recent Thunderbirds-related advert featuring parker and Penelope.

Spirituality in the 21st Century - a look at how matters of a spiritual nature were handled in the Andersons' series, from the puppet series' Christmas episodes to the more agnostic approach of the first series of Space: 1999.

Space: 1999 - Mark Braxton looks at the explosive opening episode Breakaway.

UFO - Mike Coldwell casts an eye over The Psychobombs 

Pop-Up Props - the use of shop-bought toys in Stingray 

Kit Conversion - how to build a Red Arrow from Thunderbirds/ Edge of Impact 

UFO -  'Voyage of Disaster' - we review this comic strip from TV Action in 1972.

Merchandise Reviews - we review recent CDs and DVD/Blu-rays. Plus 'Things You Do (when you're a fan)' and some other stuff. 

 

 

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 right up to date with 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 and Mike Noble.

 

Andersonic is published every 6 months (very approximately) and is available to buy via this website plus one or two other outlets, and via eBay around the time of publication. All issues are still in print and available from this site. If you'd like to be kept informed of the availability of current and future issues, please send an email and you'll be added to the mailing list.  

The fanzine is run on a strictly non-profit basis.

   

Site updates:

15/05/17 - Issue 22 Out Now

07/09/16 - Issue 21 Out Now

21/01/16 - Issue 20 Out Now

16/04/15 - Issue 19 Out Now

09/10/14 - Issue 18 Out Now, Firestorm 

07/03/14 - Issue 17 out now

12/07/13 - Fireball XL5 CD & Born for Adversity reviews added