The Hot Seat

1st September 2015

  The Hot Seat By Kevin Goodman He ran his hands over the emerging stubble on his face. He’d been sitting at this damn desk, for how long now? Ed made it seem so easy, so natural. Alec Freeman glanced down at the ever-expanding pile of reports, requests and other minute details that the running of SHADO required. He looked over at the drinks dispenser, wondering if it was time,…

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Space 1999: Nighthawks 2 by Norbert Steinert

In November 2012 Norbert Steinert emailed me, giving his permission to post both this picture and the previous one, UFO: After Work. I heard no more from him and it was only today, while searching for his ‘pseudonym’ on Facebook that I discovered he had died in May 2013.  I wish I had known earlier that he was ill. These are lovely pieces of work and a small tribute to his…

1st September 2015
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Happy Birthday Toria!

1st August 2015

The Chief Editor and all his staff wish to extend their congratulations to Toria, on the occasion of her birthday! Many Happy Returns, and our Best Wishes! to one of our favourite authors. From Ed Straker, An Delen Dir, Lightcudder and dragon, as well as  all your many fans here. Looking forward to reading many more UFO stories from you!

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Happy Birthday dragon!

18th June 2015

The Chief Editor and all his staff wish to extend their congratulations to dragon, on the occasion of her birthday! Many Happy Returns, and our Best Wishes! to one of our favourite authors. From Ed Straker, An Delen Dir, Lightcudder and Toria as well as  all your many fans here .  

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Next Issue of the Herald

The next issue of the Herald is already in production, unlike the much-delayed film! It will focus on one particular episode of the series and includes an unseen story by a new author. There will be  more helpful advice from Dr Jackson and Colonel Lake will be continuing her attempt to ensnare the man of her dreams. However Commander Straker is still searching for  a suitable member of SHADO staff to complete the…

1st June 2015
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How to subscribe to the Herald

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1st June 2015
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Back Online!

1st June 2015

  Welcome back to the re-vamped, re-designed Ed Straker Herald. After a hiatus caused by a combination of events, your editors are delighted to be once more able to share our love of UFO, and indeed all of Gerry Anderson’s productions, with his many fans. Prior to going off-line in early 2012, the editors of the Herald were busy preparing a new issue, complete with personal tributes to Gerry Anderson and two short…

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UFO Film

1st June 2015

Last year, Film Bridge International updated their webpage confirming that the much awaited UFO  film was ‘in development’ (which meant very little really). In 2012 they posted: FBI recently announced a relationship with New Deal Studios, the company responsible for the extraordinary visual effects in many of Hollywood’s biggest films including “Inception,” “Hugo,” and “The Dark Knight.” Together, the companies have announced the production of two major motion pictures. The…

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