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Upcoming kit releases updated Jan. 14, 2018

updated January 14, 2018 I’ve put together this update of upcoming releases from Moebius, Round 2, Pegasus, Bandai, Atlantis, Revell

Lego

New Sci-Fi figures coming from Masterbox

Masterbox has a new series of 1:24 scale science fiction figures coming in early 2018. This is a set of 4 separate kits, each featuring 1 to 3 …

Pop Culture

January 5-6, 2018

CultTVman will be attending the Chattanooga IPMS ModelCon on January 5-6, 2018. We hope you can come on down and see us. We’ll have all the newest …

Chattanooga

Round 2 Updates – Pirates and Trek again

Here’s a look at the next Jolly Roger pirate reissue, now called In The Pinch of Peril. This should be out in late spring. This was originally “Fate …

Star Trek

Round 2 News: New Star Trek kit and the next Pirate reissue

Just got some more news from Round 2 today. Unfortunately I don’t have any pictures to go with it, so we will just pretend…<p>Coming in spring will be a …

Star Trek

Joel Tavera’s 2001 Aries 1B

I have had this model for well over 10 years. I never got around to building it until I was mandated by my grand daughter to do so since she loves …

Dennis Hogan's Captain America

Another one from the archives<p>This is an original Toy Biz model kit of Captain America. Although this plastic model kit had some minor concerns, it …

John Godsey’s R2-D2 and C-3P0

Another lost photo from the CultTVman archives<p>These are both from MPC. C3P0 is an original, I think. R2D2 is a reissue.<p>John Godsey

Round 2 News: Space 1999 Hawk!

Round 2 just announced they are going to produce an all new Space:1999 Hawk in 1:72 scale. These photos show the prototype. The model will be about …

December updates at CultTVman

Lots going on as we roll into December. Its going to be a big month!<p>First, the resin Batman, Superman, and Wonder Woman kits are now in stock! These …

Bob Schuller's Gorgo

I just finished my Gorgo Model from Monarch. I recently retired, so now I have plenty of time to build models!<p>The first thing I did, was wash the …

Vicente Blaya Aparicio’s USS Antares

This is my AMT USS Enterprise 1/650 scale kitbash. I always wanted to make a Federation Saladin class.<p>Vicente Blaya Aparicio

Earl Atkins’ 1:72 Eagles

I also included a picture of the five 1/72 Eagles. I had done each of the different configurations in 1/72 with the old MPC/Round 2 Eagle kit.<p>Earl …

Robbie Mott’s Robby the Robot

I got this great old vinyl kit for a song because it was missing a few pieces and the silly talking voice box that originally came with it was …

Randy Neubert’s lighted NX-01

Orlando Guiang's NX-01 Shuttle

With transporter technology in its infancy, the crew of the first Starship Enterprise relied heavily on their shuttlepods to transport them to the …

Scott Copeland's 2001 Pod

Here’s one of the first resin and/or garage kits I ever built, it’s the old Lunar Models 2001 Space Pod. In the good ol’ pre-internet days, I mail …

Sneak Peak: USS Franklin from Moebius Models

Moebius shared this photo of the upcoming USS Franklin kit. This is an early test shot and there will be some minor changes. It is on track for …

Cyber Monday 2017 Sale in the CultTVman Hobbyshop – CultTVman's Fantastic Modeling

Black Friday has passed, but Cyber Monday is here! Discounts will be applied at the check out. These promotions will end Wednesday. The offer applies …

Black Friday Sale 2017 in the CultTVman Hobbyshop – CultTVman's Fantastic Modeling

The Black Friday promotion in the CultTVman Hobbyshop has started! Discounts will be applied at the check out. These promotions will end Sunday. The …

Mark Arnold’s Maria from Metropolis

<i>Here’s another one from 2008 that has never been posted to the site…</i><p>I purchased Masudaya’s Metropolis Maria off of ebay a few years ago. She was in …

On The Bench 301: Greg Whaley’s Space Pod

On The Bench 300: Sylvain Rivest’s Tarantula part 2

These are, in a nutshell, putting the hair on the tarantula. The material and technique are quite simple, although, I’ll be sure of the result when I …

Simon McCaffery’s Thunderbird 2

Custom Build of IMAI’s 1/350 scale Thunderbird 2<br>Kit: TB-2 Special High Grade Version<p>Before the demise of Imai, this kit was the premium Japanese TB-2 …

Scott Copeland’s Mark IV Viper

This is Sci-Fi Models 1/48 BSG Viper Mark 4, sculpted by Alfred Wong. It’s a solid resin kit with vacu-formed canopy, and is pretty nicely cast. It’s …

Discovery images from Moebius

Moebius Models recently posted a number of Discovery photos on their Facebook page. I’ve reposted them hear for everyone to see. The images were used …

Vicente Blaya Aparicio’s AT-AT

This is the Revell easy-kit AT-AT

Dae Choi’s Batcave

Steven Vasko’s Clavius Base – 4th Version

This is a new. improved, and greatly accurized scratch-built diorama of Clavius Base from “2001: A Space Odyssey”, which replaces my previous …