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Eagle Comic (3)

Last time we were trying very hard to get the Ovaltineys song out of our heads. I was trying to make the point that Dan Dare was not the only character in the comic: 400 more words

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WED24 - Looks Good on Paper

Join Pete and Dave for a look at the new look new Eagle for issues 79-82 from September and October 1983.  Manix and Doomlord return with a distinctly new look, Danny Pike comes out swinging, we make space for the Amstor Computer, and Dan Dare’s epic adventure ends.

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Eagle Comic (2)

Last time we looked at the appearance of a brand new comic called “Eagle”, which was an almost revolutionary step forward in the world of boys’ comics in England. 243 more words

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"Eagle Comic" (1)

The first edition of ‘Eagle’ comic came out on April 14th 1950. It was the brainchild of Marcus Morris, a Lancashire vicar from Southport and it was illustrated by Frank Hampson who had previously worked on the vicar’s parish magazine. 238 more words

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CGI Nostalgia

We all remember ReBoot, right? Early CGI cartoon that brought to life the inner workings of computers and the anthropomorphic data living within, excellent story, great characters and villains… I mean, it was kind of trashy, but for a kids show in the mid 90’s it was good stuff, and ran until 2001. 618 more words

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On this day in history....14th April 1950

On this day in history : 14th April 1950 – The first issue of ‘Eagle’ is published with hero Dan Dare on the front cover…. The children’s comic was an instant success selling 900,000 copies of the first issue…. 539 more words

British History

When Barrie Met Ian

ComicScene Podcast host Phillip Vaughan caught up with Ian Kennedy and Barrie Tomlinson at their recent signing of Turbo Jones for Rebellion. It was hoped to bring you the interview on the Podcast but the quality wasn’t great. 2,625 more words

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