Fireball XL5 was the second of legendary Gerry Anderson's to go out under the iconic banner "Filmed In SUPERMARIONATION". Set between the years 2062 and 2063, the series told the heroic adventures of Colonel Steve Zodiac and the crew of Fireball XL5 explore Sector 25 of the galaxy and discover new, uncharted planets. Produced for ITC Entertainment by AP Films, the series holds the distinction of being the first British series to network on US TV on the NBC Network. A merchandising success and fondly remembered series, Fireball XL5's results would form cult classic masterpieces Thunderbirds and Captain Scarlet. Now sixty years old, Century 22 takes a look back over one of the most noteworthy and groundbreaking series filmed in the 1960s. Included will feature the concept to creation of the series, followed by the series' production, spin-offs, memorabilia, episode guide, and a history of the series beyond the 1960s. This book will be packed with tons of information filled to please someone who may have briefly heard of the series, or a Gerry Anderson die-hard. Enter a wonderland of stardust and zoom your way to Mars with this fascinating book. A CaptainThunderWho Century 22 Production.