LifeOnMars.TV is a fan-blog dedicated to all things, Life On Mars. It covers the original BBC series LifeOnMars, its spin-off AshesToAshes and David E Kelley's up-coming US Remake. The blog also covers general news about casting, merchandise, fanclubs, websites and other related news.

Thursday, May 10, 2007

DCI Merchandise Hunt or (Genes' Hunt for Collectables)

A strangely titled post, yes? Well, you should be used to that by now, coming here any way. Today's post is about the very small amount of official merchandise, which is available currently for LifeOnMars. When a show such as LifeOnMars becomes as hugely successful as it has normally, we are generally bombarded with merchandise both official, unofficial and counterfeit. LifeOnMars, seems to be an exception to this rule. Let's hope that changes, we want LOM collectibles.

At present, the only official merchandise seems to be the 2 DVD box sets, the CD soundtrack album, a 2007 calendar, the companion book (1973 Annual), some photos / mini-posters and the yet to be released "Complete Series Box set DVD Collection". Not a great deal of goodies, really is it? Wheres' the Sam Tyler and Gene Hunt action figures BBC? You know the ones where you get Season One and Season Two versions of each character, as well 1973 and 2006 Edition packaging. Perhaps even a Camberwick Green Series (I keep pushing this, I know its because they were brilliant)?

Take Two, I've just found a site on ebay.co.uk, that has rulers, fridge magnets, mouse pads, key rings, wall clocks, bottle openers and coasters. Still, I would have still expected more than what I have mentioned though. Any way Martians if you are wanting LOM Merchandise, I have compiled a short list below. The list contains both official and unofficial merchandise, no counterfeited goods will be endorsed by this site. In other words if you've ripped the soundtrack or done something similar and are planning on selling copies, don't expect endorsement here. Its just not going to happen. Here is the list of all your LOM goodies.


LifeOnMars Merchandise:


All official Merchandise, dvds, cds and books - BBC Shop

Mini Posters and Photographs - Movie Market

DVDs - Sendit.com

Wall Clocks, Rulers, Key rings, Coasters, etc . . - Fortress GB

Personalised Greeting Cards - Fab Cards

Calendars - Star Store.com

Life On Mars T-shirts - Poegoth

Key rings, mugs and t-shirts - Size Does Matter


Plus of course the download-ables:


The script to Season One Episode One in PDF Format - BBC Writers Room

Desktops, mobile desktops, screensavers, sounds and desktop applications - BBC Official Life On Mars Site

Banners, Icons and Avatars - Life On Mars Icons

Fan Episode Transcripts - The Annotated Martian

Online Role Play Game - Life On Mars RP



'Til next time Martains, peace.



Cyberman

5 comments:

Stephen Hart said...

You are absolutely right that there should be more stuff - I'd buy some!

I've been looking for a decent poster for my office wall and found this http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Life-On-Mars-Gene-Hunt-Sam-Tyler-GIANT-ART-POSTER-X320_W0QQitemZ200341542480QQcmdZViewItemQQptZUK_Arts_Posters_RL?hash=item2ea5495650&_trksid=p3286.c0.m14

it's a bit big though!

Regards

Stephen

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