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SPACESHIP AWAY

Part 5  (36 pages)

February 2005

 

Page Contents - Issue 5
Front

Three Green Nemesis frames overlapping each other - (the left-hand frame of Gantok was redrawn for the strip.)

2

Letter from the Editor (Rod Barzilay) and  contents list, along with a Sir Hubert Guest painting by John Ridgway.

3-8

Episodes 3, 4, & 5 of  Green Nemesis  written by Rod Barzilay  and  drawn by Don Harley.

9

HOW A NEW DAN DARE STRIP IS DRAWN (not forgetting it is mostly hard work)  by  Frank  Hampson  -  an extract from the  WORLDS PRESS NEWS,  December 21, 1951

10-11

MODELS FROM DAN DARE’S WORLD - 1  - A model of the Incan Pearl-Divers Boat from the “Rogue Planet” story, made by Sid Clark.

12-13

DEVELOPING THE FIRST GREEN NEMESIS PAGE - The story of how David Pugh became involved in the opening of GN, showing both his first pencil rough and his finished  page.

14

THE ART CRIME THAT SHOULD NOT HAVE HAPPENED - Alastair Crompton talks about what has happened to Frank's artwork.

15

MEKKI  in Up Your Flue - by Ray Aspden. Ray’s light-hearted strip on the Mekon.

16

THE LION and BERTIE an adventure of Mrs Digby’s little lad! by Ray Aspden.  More light-hearted stuff from Ray.

17

SPACE FLEET H.Q. - Formby Sands -  A picture of the 2nd SF HQ model built for the Dan Dare studio,  along with a 28 point key and notes about Space Fleet.

18

(Centrespread) SPACE FLEET H.Q. - Formby Sands painting by Graham Bleathman.

20More ROCKET PILOT notes by Keith Page.
21-26

ROCKET PILOT Part 3 (Sir Hubert Guest’s early years) written and drawn by Keith Page.

27-28
31

CHAT BACK pages - Readers comments, questions and editorial answers. Plus a look at Andy Boyce’s - Fluff Gordon!

29-30

DAN DIRE Part 1 -  HANK FRAMPSON by Eric MacKenzie - A parody of  Frank Hampson’s connection to Dan Dare.

32-34

ALL CHANGE Part 1  by Simon Garrett  -  illustrated by Andrew Skilleter.  - A Dan Dare text tale that links the "Trip to Trouble" yarn to the “Project Nimbus” story.

35

READERS CORNER - A cartoon sent in by Mike Methererell, also a report from the Cassini-Huygens Titan probe. Plus - POINTS ARISING!  A bigger version of the Denis Steeper For the Want of an Impulse Engine” is available for readers.

BackThe DAN BEAR story by Andy Boyce continues.