Part 7 (40 pages)
Okay - we have always run with Dan Dare and Dan Bear but now we embrace other Sci-Fi as well by adding Charles Chilton’s Journey into Space to our pages
Contents - Issue 7
Main frame shows Charles Chilton’s - “Journey into Space” starting in this issue, plus 3 mini frames from Green Nemesis, Project Pluto and Rocket Pilot.
Letter from the Editor (Rod Barzilay) , pictures from the 2005 Bristol Comics Expo (showing Don Harley) and contents list.
|3-6||Episodes 8 and 9 of Green Nemesis written by Rod Barzilay and drawn by Don Harley.|
frank hampson’s mekonta by Joan Porter - An article explaining how Frank Hampson came up with his ideas for the Treen city of Mekonta in 1949.
MODELS FROM DAN DARE’S WORLD - 3 - A model of the Impulse Wave Electro-Stunner from the “Safari In Space” story made by Sid Clark.
our bertie - Mrs Digby’s little lad! by Ray Aspden. A humorous look at just what happened to Bertie (and his pet caterpillar) during Dan and Digby’s adventures in space.
Looking at JOURNEY INTO SPACE by Rod Barzilay - How the famous Radio programme came into being, along with cast photographs, and why the strip was also created.
JOURNEY INTO SPACE - PLANET OF FEAR - Episode 1 written by Charles Chilton, and drawn by Ferdinando Tacconi
DESIGNED FOR FLIGHT: PRONE PILOT by Jeremy Briggs An article about the history of flying aircraft while lying prone.
DAN DIRE Part 3 - The Golden Years by Eric MacKenzie A parody of Frank Hampson’s connection to Dan Dare.
(Centrespread) A Don Harley painting showing many of Dan’s friends plus the Mekon and his robots.
THE CROATIAN DAN DARE by Dr. Zvonimir Freivogel - a look at Dan Dare in “Plava Vjesnik” a Croatian youth magazine Plus a Who’s Who key to Don’s centre spread.
ROCKET PILOT Part 5 (Sir Hubert Guest’s early years) written and drawn by Keith Page.
CHAT BACK pages - Readers comments, questions and editorial answers. Plus a look at Dan Dare’s Wedding!
|30||MEKKI’S BREKKI by Ray Aspden.|
ALL CHANGE Part 3 by Simon Garrett - illustrated by Andrew Skilleter. - A Dan Dare text tale that links the “Trip to Trouble” yarn to the “Project Nimbus” story.
PROJECT PLUTO - Part 5 - A new Dan Dare strip story set in 2024 developed on from an idea by Nicholas Hill , scripted and drawn by Martin Baines.
supporters of dan dare - 1 by Rod Barzilay - A new series looking at other people who have helped keep Dan Dare’s flag flying over the years - this time its Bill Naylor.
and in SPACESHIP AWAY - Part 8 - a look ahead at what’s coming soon, including Sydney Jordan’s - “Hal Starr” strip starting in the next issue of the magazine.
|Back||The DAN BEAR story by Andy Boyce continues.|