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Future Perfect - if only

Back in 1990, ITV broadcast a documentary about Frank Hampson, creator of Dan Dare, co-creator of the Eagle, a figure then even more forgotten than he is today. 985 more words

The Goggle-Box


A British Sci-Fi Classic arrives at Big Finish today, with the release of the first volume of Dan Dare from B7Media!

Released today is Dan Dare – Volume 1… 257 more words


Another 'Eagle' Weekend in prospect

I’m looking forward to the weekend, not merely because it’s the beginning of nine whole consecutive days off work – in which I plan to do the square root of bugger all, thank you for asking – but because it will be another… 629 more words

Comics And Graphic Novels

Cult Comic Essentials: Dan Dare : The 2000 AD Years Volume 1 (HC)

Dan Dare, Pilot of the Future is a British icon. He was created by Frank Hampson in 1950, and first appeared in the Eagle comic where he was an instant hit with the British public. 94 more words


demonstrating the eagle was in an american tradition

this ought to be possible simply by disentangling statements made in ‘the man who drew tomorrow‘ by alastair crompton (who probably ought to have realised it himself while he was writing the book) in which what must surely be a media myth about the eagle being produced as a reaction to US horror comics is left  unchallenged during the otherwise meticulously accurate (if overly hero worshipping) tale of the career of frank hampson.  2,961 more words

British Comics

80s Eagle Issues 21-48

Doomlord had proven popular with readers and returned with ‘Doomlord II’ in issue 21 (published 18 Aug 1982) with an impressive full colour page showing his home planet of Nox. 2,152 more words

Dan Dare