Sometimes old kits need a revamp. New modelling techniques, new molding techniques, new materials being available, all of these can mean an older kit just needs to be upgraded and made fresh and new. The IS-2 Heavy Tank kit has gotten just such a facelift and you can pick up the new plastic version now.
From the release:
Stalin will guarantee his victory with the contents of this box:
Enough plastic components to make the IS-2 heavy tank!
Full-colour detailed construction booklet.
Full-colour waterslide decals.
A 8-man squad of infantry that can used as tank riders or normal infantry!
A stat card which holds all the essential info you need to use your tank!
A set of damage markers for that real psychological (& cinematic) effect!