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SPACESHIP AWAY

Part 4 (36 pages)

November 2004

 

Page Contents - Issue 4

Cover

THE GREEN MAGNETS - A model made by Sid Clark.

2

Letter from the Editor (Rod Barzilay) and  contents list, along with a painting of Dan and Digby in space suits by Don Harley.

3~4

The last episode (10) of  The Phoenix Mission  written by Rod Barzilay  and  drawn by Don Harley.

5~8

The first two episodes of the GREEN NEMESIS saga begins. A 1950’s style Dan Dare story  written by Rod Barzilay  and drawn by Don Harley that continues on from the PM story. Half of page one of this is drawn by David Pugh.

9/10 & 15

FOR THE WANT OF AN IMPULSE ENGINE - a look at Dan’s world by Denis Steeper.

11

our bertie - Mrs Digby’s little lad!  by Ray Aspden. Yes, Ray is at it again introducing us to another of his humorous strips.

12~14

DIRE STRAIGHT by Eric MacKenzie - Tells the story of how his DAN DIRE strip came into being, followed by a strange new two page prologue!

16/17

Spaceship AWAY at the BRISTOL COMICS FESTIVAL. Notes and pictures from our area of the event.

18/19

(Centrespread) Frank Hampson Studio Development sketches from the “Rogue Planet” story  - the Phant Space Interceptor.

20+27 & 29

CHAT BACK pages - Readers comments, questions and editorial answers.

21~26

ROCKET PILOT Part 2 (Sir Hubert Guest’s early years) written and drawn by Keith Page.

28

MEKKI  in Behind  The Green Door! - by Ray Aspden. Ray’s light-hearted strip on the Mekon.

30

THE DAN DARE STORY STRIP HISTORY - A listing of all theOld Eagle DD strips, when and where first seen, and reprinted.

31~33

PROJECT PLUTO - Part 3A new Dan Dare strip story set in 2024 written by Nicholas Hill and drawn by Martin Baines.

34

THE ULTIMATE INVASION  by Andrew Skilleter - Notes plus the MEKON/TREEN part reproduction of a painting by Andrew.

35

READERS CORNER - A cartoon sent in by Derek Wilson.Also POINTS ARISING! dealing with a copyright problem.

36

(Back Page) The DAN BEAR story by Andy Boyce continues.