Hachette Partworks Ltd is pleased to announce The Terminator TM Build The T-800 Endoskeleton – a brand-new weekly partwork collection celebrating the legendary science fiction cyborg, which is out today.

To celebrate this year’s 35th Anniversary of the original film, fans of the iconic cyborg can now build their own T-800 with Hachette’s new partwork collection – The Terminator TM, which hits retail from 20th February 2019.

With The Terminator TM collection, fans will collect all the pieces needed to assemble the high-quality T-800 endoskeleton (scale 1:2, 93cm height), together with a magazine featuring detailed and illustrated easy to follow step-by-step instructions and fascinating features on the film.

The T-800 model is made with an exceptional level of detail and features articulated limbs and LED eyes that light up in an intense red colour and move from right to left via remote control. The completed model is displayed on a stunning base with a post-apocalyptic design, providing the perfect setting to exhibit your T-800 endoskeleton in different positions. Check out the trailer of the finished T-800 model.

Originally released in 1984, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger (The Terminator), Michael Biehn (Kyle Reese), Linda Hamilton (Sarah Connor) and written/directed by James Cameron, The Terminator TM revolutionised science fiction and horror cinema with an apocalyptic vision of the future that showed the dark side of technology and artificial intelligence.

The T-800 Endoskeleton, born from James Cameron’s fever-induced dream in 1982 and brought to life by a group of special effects geniuses led by Academy Award-winning visual effects specialist Stan Winston (Aliens, Jurassic Park, Predator), has become one of the most famous and influential creations in the history of cinema.

“If ever there was a fully-automated artificially-intelligent combat chassis icon of cinema, it’s the T-800, and the chance to be your own Skynet and assemble and own one of these red-eyed beauties is going to appeal to a lot of people out there,” said Steve White, Senior Editor at Hachette.  “The model is incredible and superbly made and stands at nearly one meter tall. The magazine that comes with each issue isn’t just a simple step-by-step guide. It’s going to look deeply into the world of the TerminatorTM, movie robots as a whole and some of the greatest sci-fi films ever made, but also cast an eye over the morals and ethics of AI, drones and many of the other real-world systems that are already a significant part of our lives, pondering many of the questions The Terminator TM raised on its release.”

The Terminator TM Build The T-800 Endoskeleton issue #1 is £1.99 (regular issues £8.99 each) and is available at all good retailers in the U.K. and Ireland from Wednesday, 20th February 2019.


For more information about the collection and subscription deals, visit: www.BuildTheTerminator.com

Ian Cullen is the founder of scifipulse.net and has been a fan of science fiction and fantasy from birth. In the past few years he has written for 'Star Trek' Magazine as well as interviewed numerous comics writers, television producers and actors for the SFP-NOW podcast at: www.scifipulseradio.com When he is not writing for scifipulse.net Ian enjoys playing his guitar, studying music, watching movies and reading his comics. Ian is both the founder and owner of scifipulse.net You can contact ian at: [email protected]
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