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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


"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


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


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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On the stars

I’m not a scientist or a mathematician, and occasionally find myself, somewhat ashamedly admitting that, even though there are aspects of those vast areas of human knowledge that I really do enjoy talking about, if the discussion gets too technical, I actually do develop a headache: there are certain ideas that I cannot get my head around, no matter how hard I may try. 558 more words

Science Fiction

New Spaceship Away for 2019

The new Spaceship Away is available with a focus on artist Don Harley, who contributes the cover and back cover. Alan Vince begins a two part feature on the artist alongside some strips in the style of the original Eagle, such as Shakedown Cruise, with Dan and co. 129 more words

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