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Calendars
Compiled by Martin Willey

1977 CALENDAR (Warner Books)

USA. $3.95 ISBN-0-446-87293-8

"A Year's Journey into a World Beyond Belief" "Travel through time in 1977". Features glossy colour photos from both series for each month.

Designed by Thomas Nozkowski (1944-2019). At the time Nozkowski was a designer for Warner Books. Later he was a designer for Mad magazine, then became a noted abstract painter.

The future is now as you join Commander John Koenig, Dr. Helena Russell, Maya and other Alphans in their journey to the outermost regions of space. Mark the days of the Alphans adventures through alien worlds as they search for a planet compatible to Earth. Tune in to an incredible odyssey, Space: 1999. Extra Bonus! Included with this calendar is a color poster suitable for framing.

The cover features large yellow logo (underlined with the names of Landau, Bain and Schell), the Moon and a small Eagle being struck by lightning.

The months contain details from the series (January 2nd: "2000 AD Astronaut Cellini sets out alone on voyage of revenge to Dragon's Domain and meets death"; April 21st: "Crewman Anton Zoref is 'frozen to life' by ball of blue light from space"; August 9th: "2001 AD- Astronauts Wayland and Costa killed by 'intelligent' deadly force"). Events include several episodes up to "The Metamorph" (14th November 2001).

Warner also published the Year 2 novelizations.

Envelope

The calendar came with an envelope for posting (thanks to Gordon)


197? Italian

Unconfirmed reports of an Italian calendar. No further information.


The International Space: 1999 Alliance

produced calendars in 1979 (bw photos, art of 6 characters) & 1982 (bw photos of characters)

1999 CALENDAR (Slowdazzle)

Contents

UK September 1998. £8.99 in uk (from Fanderson 6.99)

305 x 305mm (opening to spreads 305 x 610mm). 28 pages, with over 60 colour photographs evenly spread over both series, including shots from every episode. Calendar dates are annotated (by the Fanderson fan club chairman Chris Bentley) with dates from Dr. Russell's Alpha Log, plus actor birthdays, production dates and original transmission dates.
1999 Calendar


2000 CALENDAR (Slowdazzle)

Contents

UK September 1999. £8.99 in uk, US $13.99

305 x 305mm (opening to spreads 305 x 610mm). 28 pages, with over 60 colour photographs evenly spread over both series, including shots from every episode. As with the 1999 Slow Dazzle calendar, written and designed by Fanderson fan club chairman Chris Bentley.


2001 CALENDAR (Slowdazzle)

Contents

UK September 2000. £8.99 in uk, US $13.99

305 x 305mm (opening to spreads 305 x 610mm). 28 pages, with nearly 40 colour photographs, mostly from Year 2. Includes pull out poster (of Destination Moonbase Alpha artwork, with two photos). The four small shots from each episode used on previous calendars are replaced by two larger portrait shots; otherwise the format is identical. As with the 1999 and 2000 Slow Dazzle calendars, written and designed by Fanderson fan club chairman Chris Bentley.


Calendar: 2020 (Anderson Entertainment)

2020 cover

UK £19.99, limited edition of 500 exclusively through the Gerry Anderson website

Celebrating Gerry and Sylvia Anderson's Classic Science Fiction TV Series. Designed by Paul Holder.

30cm x 30cm, opening to spreads 30cm x 60cm. Each month has one large photo above the fold. Below the fold is the calendar and a smaller photo. The calendar is marked with UK holidays. The photos are credited to the episode, with guest star, screenplay and director (wrongly for January 2021 which has Rules of Luton written by Johnny Byrne and directed by Bob Kellett; it was Charles Woodgrove/Freiberger and Val Guest).

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