Dan Dare, Yesterday’s Hero, Returns!

Artwork for Virgin Comics Dan Dare series by Gary Erskine

Artwork for Virgin Comics Dan Dare series by Gary Erskine

Yesterday’s hero is back. Everyone’s favourite space adventurer, Dan Dare, returns this month in a new action-packed series from Virgin Comics and top creative team Garth Ennis and Gary Erskine.

Matthew Badham caught up with the Ennis and Erskine to find out how they’ve interpreted Dare for the new millennium and what this very British hero means to them. Read the interview

Plus, courtesy of those fab folk at Virgin Comics, downthetubes has some nifty Dan Dare competition prizes to give away to some of our loyal readers and DD fans! Check out the same page

The founder of downthetubes, John works as a comics editor, writer, as Creative Consultant on the Dan Dare audio adventures for B7 Media, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. Working in British comics publishing for over 30 years, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Star Trek Magazine and Babylon 5 Magazine. 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 “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz, published on Tapastic; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood for digital comic 100% Biodegradable.



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