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Dan Dare #1, Peter Milligan, Alberto Foche, Jordi Escuin Liorach, Simon Bowland Titan Comics (cover artwork by Chris Weston; Dan Dare created by Frank Hampson et al) It’s no secret to long-time readers that I’m...

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Happy International Women’s Day

March 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

For International Women’s Day – from the 1950s Eagle and the wonderful Dan Dare strip by Frank Hampson et al, Professor Jocelyn Peabody, the academic brains of the gang (way smarter than the boys!) but also...

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Dan Dare : The 2000 AD Years Volume 1 Hardcover, Pat Mills, Gerry Finley-Day, Massimo Belardinelli, Dave Gibbons, Rebellion Dan Dare, the pilot of the future. Frank Hampson’s creation was born in 1950 and was...

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Upcoming: Dan Dare, the 2000 AD Years

October 7, 2015 | 3 Comments

Back when I was just a young space cadet, knee-high to a Gronk, and that first vibrant issue of 2000 AD hit the newsagent’s shelves, there was a cracking space adventure strip which rapidly became...

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Spaceship Away Magazine #26 Spring 2012 Designed, compiled and produced by Rod Barzilay and Desmond Shaw Published 3 times a year, focusing on all things Dan Dare, with the majority of the articles looking back...

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John Freeman at Down The Tubes alerts us to the new issue of the Dan Dare themed Spaceship Away, complete with the gorgeous Don Harley Christmas cover artwork with Dan and Digby, which made me...

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Dan Dare – the missed opportunity….

June 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

2000AD Online has posted a series of pages all about the proposed 80s Dan Dare comic that was meant to tie in to the live action TV series starring James Fox. Oh, what might have...

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Alex’s audio round up

April 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

It’s Thursday and as we dream of a long weekend of eating Easter eggs and watching brand new Doctor Who, here’s Alex Fitch with some comics and SF sustenance to keep us going till then....

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Dan Dare gallery

December 17, 2010 | 0 Comments

To go along with the new Dan Dare Biography by Daniel Tatarsky, the Guardian has a really nice slideshow of classic British comics art from Frank Hampson’s wonderful Dan Dare. I’ve never really grown tired...

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The Eagle takes to the airwaves

December 14, 2010 | 0 Comments

I almost missed hearing about this, but fortunately DTT’s John Freeman spotted it: BBC Radio 4 will be airing “Eagle: the Space Age Weekly” on Thursday 23rd of December at 11.30am (although of course you...

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