Saturday, December 24, 2005
Friday, December 23, 2005
December 31st Deadline for Submissions for Award Program
Saturday December 31, 2005 is the deadline for submission for entries for our monthly "Uncle Odie's" award program. It is also the end of the contest for the year. January 2006 will be our big winner voting contest for the best item submitted for the season. If you have not yet sent in your fan made items, special photos, graphic art, articles, and other items of interest, now is the time.
We also need additional prizes to be given for the contest. We currently have a free (1 year) on line Bill Mumy club membership donated by Glennda Kountz. As well as a special Jupiter-2 diorama signed by the late Jonathan Harris, donated by Jerry. If you like to donate something, please send me an e-mail, items must be submitted to me by Saturday December 31, 2005. You can also send me a list or photos of items you wish to donate. Thanks to everyone for making this a fun contest for 2005. We have many new plans for 2006, so get ready for another terrific year.
Robert - "Uncle Odie"
Sunday, December 11, 2005
Irwin Allen Paper Models
We are proud to announce that these new paper model dioramas can be found on our website. These fan-made items were created by model artist Mike Botelho of Canada. Currently available are three different versions of the Seaview from Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea. (The Flying Sub is only available as a kit at this time). An updated version of the B-9 Robot from Lost in Space. Mike is currently working on a Jupiter-2 on the Launch Pad, and he hopes to have this available sometime in 2006.
These built-up dioramas can be found in our "Zumdish Intergalactic Dept. Store" at $25 per diorama, plus shipping fees. Many thanks to, Mike Botelho for offering these on our website!
Tuesday, December 06, 2005
B9 Tin Wind-Up Robot
Everyone's favorite Robot is finally available as a motorized tin toy wind-up. Strong walking mechanism with sparking feature in chest and lower dome. Robot is tin with metal antennas and translucent blue top dome.
Excellent craftsmanship and detailing in all aspects of this robot, including tin radar dish inside his dome. Arms are expandable and bendable and give this robot great character and expression! Wonderful classic artwork of robot walking through galactic space storm on his planet. Made by TKO for Japan. Colors come available in either silver or blue.
This a very limited production distributed through Japan and supply is limited! (Available December 2005)
Value: $75. (Each)
Sunday, December 04, 2005
New Robby Piston Action Robots - December 2005!
A true exact tin toy robot reproduction originally produced in the 1950's by Nomura Japan and this version is just like the original. Robot is powered via wired remote control, and walks with bouncing lighted pistons behind its dome. Complete with original 1950's box graphics.
Piston Action Robot is available in two original colors of Silver body and Gold body versions. There will also be additional limited edition colors coming soon. Release date December 2005!
Value: $60. (Retail)