First Thunderbirds Trailer Is Filled With Gorgeous Models And CG Mayhem

We've had teasers for a while, but the first trailer for Thunderbirds Are Go!, ITV's remake of the classic British puppet series Thunderbirds is here — and it's packed with beautiful practical models, slightly creepy CG people, and plenty of nods and winks to the classic works of Gerry Anderson. Check it out! »3/13/15 3:20pm3/13/15 3:20pm

London Toy Fair Gives A First Look At Thunderbirds' Sweet New Rides

We've not seen much of the reboot of the cult British show Thunderbirds outside of a small teaser and the soulless void that is the new look International Rescue - but what about the Thunderbirds themselves, the actual vehicles? Here's our first good look at them in Toy form, thanks to London Toy fair. »1/22/15 3:32pm1/22/15 3:32pm

A new Gerry Anderson puppet show is heading to Kickstarter

Gerry Anderson is a name forever burned into the minds of kids who grew up with sci-fi series like Fireball XL5, Captain Scarlet, Stingray and of course, Thunderbirds - but with a little help from crowdfunding, we might get to see a new Anderson-created Puppet series hit screens called Firestorm. »10/01/14 3:05am10/01/14 3:05am

Behold the bizarre wonder of a Supermarionation Christmas

For some shows, a Christmas episode represents the perfect opportunity to gather together friends and family, to celebrate the essential bonds that ultimately unite the people that populate a given fictional universe. But for the 1960s puppet espionage show Joe 90, Christmas was the perfect opportunity to mix together… »12/25/13 9:00pm12/25/13 9:00pm

Gerry Anderson or Michelangelo Antonioni? It's slightly harder to tell than you'd expect

We're still mourning the late, great Gerry Anderson — so it's a perfect time to pay tribute to his visual sense of style. His puppet space opera Thunderbirds was more stylish and "mod" than people ever gave it credit for — and over at Some Came Running, ex-Premiere Magazine writer Glenn Kenny posts some screencaps of … »12/28/12 4:20pm12/28/12 4:20pm

The Beastie Boys' epic 11-minute music video pits G.I. Joes against zombies

Here's something for all your Supermarionation fans out there. Longtime Beastie Boy collaborator and Being John Malkovich director Spike Jonze has directed 11 minutes worth of action figures teaming up with the Abominable Snowman to battle a vast anti-Beastie Boy conspiracy. Also, the undead show up for reasons… »7/19/11 6:30pm7/19/11 6:30pm

Sucking on the Popsicles of the Future with Doctor Venus and Lady Penelope

In the 1960s, Gerry and Sylvia Anderson made a series of commercials for Britain's Lyons Maid ice cream treats featuring characters from their various puppetronic series. This one, circa 1963, is for a suggestively shaped three-stage "ice lolly" called Zoom and features Col. Steve Zodiac and Doctor Venus of Fireball… »4/04/08 4:40pm4/04/08 4:40pm