Irwin Allen fandom has just lost one of its long time fans, author and publisher William E. Anchors. Bill had a long history in the fan publishing business, producing books and magazines on a wide variety of television subjects, especially in his Epi-Log magazine that ran for several years. Closest to his heart were the Irwin Allen television series, and Bill with the help of Irwin Allen fans around the globe has published several fan written books in recent years (see all the individual publications pages on the IANN sites). These publications will be his legacy.


Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (1961) star Michael Ansara passed away on 31st July 2013 at the age of 91 having lived for some time with Alzheimer's. He will be long remembered for his roles in the Irwin Allen productions.

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Nautilus Filming Miniature

The Profiles in History Hollywood Auction on 28-29 July 2013 featured several Irwin Allen items including the original filming miniature of the Nautilus submarine (sold for $5000) that appeared in Irwin Allen's The Return of Captain Nemo. Other items in the auction include an original piece of title concept art from the 1961 Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea movie (sold for $550) and a metal wrench prop (sold for $750) from Voyage and Lost in Space.

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Mark M Models has created this video launch sequence using a superb build of the Moebius Models 1/35 scale Jupiter 2 kit.



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