Back Home Up Next

SPACESHIP AWAY

Part 8  (40 pages)

February 2006

With this issue we extend our connection with other Sci-Fi by adding Sydney Jordan's Hal Starr strip to our pages.

Page 

Contents - Issue 8

Front

A three way picture split between Dan Dare, Jet Morgan and Hal Starr.

2Letter from the Editor (Rod Barzilay) , plus the uncropped Garry Leach Dan Dare frame from the Radio Times.
3-6

Episodes 10 & 11 of Green Nemesis written by Rod Barzilay and drawn by Don Harley.

7

Frank Hampson and the ROGER DEAN CONNECTION by Alan Vince - An article explaining how Frank Hampson came up with his ideas for the Treen city of Mekonta in 1949.

8

MODELS FROM DAN DARE'S WORLD - 4 - A model of a SELEKTROBOT from the "Reign of The Robots" story made by Sid Clark.

9Our Bertie - Mrs Digby's little lad! by Ray Aspden.
10-15

JOURNEY INTO SPACE - PLANET OF FEAR - Episode 2 written by Charles Chilton, and drawn by Ferdinando Tacconi.

16

THE DAN DARE CEREAL PACKET MYSTERY by Rod Barzilay - Did DD make it onto the back of cereal packets?

17

DAN DIRE Part 4 : THE END OF AN ERA by Eric MacKenzie A parody of Frank Hampson's connection to Dan Dare.

18

MEKKI in SOLID SPACE MISERY by Ray Aspden. - Ever wondered what happened to the Treen scientist who invented the Solid Space machine for the Mekon?

19

More Frank Hampson Studio Development Sketches - This time showing a Phant War Machine and a underground mole machine that was never used in the "Rogue Planet" story. A notation that accompanied the sketches shows that when this was drawn the story looked to head in a different way.

20-21(Centrespread) A recent Gerald Palmer painting of Dan Dare's ANASTASIA spacecraft.
22

Notes from SYDNEY JORDAN - Syd talks a little about his creations and how Hal Starr came about.

23-28

The HAL STARR strip written and drawn by Sydney Jordan starts. It has been recoloured for us by John Ridgway and tells the story of Man's first journey to the planet Mars.

29

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

30

THE DUTCH DAN DARE & READER'S CORNER with a cartoon sent in by Dagwood.

31-36

ROCKET PILOT Part 6 (Sir Hubert Guest's early years) written and drawn by Keith Page.

37CHAT BACK pages - Readers comments, questions and editorial answers.
38Gerald Palmer: THE FORGOTTEN DAN DARE ARTIST
39

THE SCIENCE MUSEUM DAN DARE MURALS - as photographed in 1978. Plus POINTS ARISING taking about Martin Baines absence from this issue - and what we hope to do with our website. Also AND COMING SOON IN SPACESHIP AWAY.

BackThe DAN BEAR story by Andy Boyce continues.