The latest issues of Eagle Times (the quartely journal of the EagleSociety, dedicated to the memory of Britain’s National picture stripweekly – Eagle) is now out.
50+ A4 pages (of which 20 are in colour, including beautiful full colour Frank Hampson covers) on all things related to Eagle magazine.
The lead article is on Frank Hampson’s work pre-and post-Dan Dare. Other features are Keith Watson’s take on Dan Dare, Dan Dare artist Harold Johns, a PC49 radio play adaptation, Frank Hampson’s homes, 50s pop music, new fiction from Geoffrey ‘Luck of the Legion’ Bond, letters and much more besides.
Publication dates are as follows:
Subscription rates are are as follows:
UK members £22
Overseas members (surface mail) £26
Overseas members (air mail) £29 in £’s sterling please.
Editorial address: Editorial office, 24 Stanfield Road, Duston, Northants, NN5 6EZ
The founder of downthetubes, which he established in 1998. John works as a comics and magazine editor, writer, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. He is currently editor of Star Trek Explorer, published by Titan – his third tour of duty on the title originally titled Star Trek Magazine.
Working in British comics publishing since the 1980s, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Babylon 5 Magazine, and more. He also edited the comics anthology STRIP Magazine and edited several audio comics for ROK Comics. He has also edited several comic collections, including volumes of “Charley’s War” and “Dan Dare”.
He’s the writer of “Pilgrim: Secrets and Lies” for B7 Comics; “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood.
Categories: British Comics