Luck Of The Legion: Selem Raschid’s Return – Another Forgotten Eagle Play

After the recent discovery of a forgotten Dan Dare stage play that ran in London’s Half Moon Theatre in 1972, covered in Spaceship Away issue 42 and here on downthetubes , comes the realisation that there was another play featuring a different character from the original Eagle comic. The comic strip ‘Luck Of The Legion’Continue reading Luck Of The Legion: Selem Raschid’s Return – Another Forgotten Eagle Play

A panel from the Eagle strip "Luck of the Legion" by Geoffrey Bond and Martin Aitchison

In Memoriam: “Luck of the Legion” and Ladybird Books artist Martin Aitchison

We’re sorry to report the passing of Martin Aitchison, artist on Eagle‘s  “Luck of the Legion“, “Danger Unlimited“, “The Lost World” and “Hornblower“, who died peacefully on 22nd October 2016, aged 96. Martin also illustrated a large number of Ladybird Books from 1963 onwards until 1987. His final work was the cartoon strip “Justin Tyme YeContinue reading In Memoriam: “Luck of the Legion” and Ladybird Books artist Martin Aitchison

Eagle Times Volume 23 Issue 1 - Cover

Eagle Times Celebrates 60 Years

The latest issue of Eagle Times (Volume 23 Number One) is now available from the Eagle Society and, naturally enough, is an issue dedicated to the impending 60th anniversary of The Eagle on 14th April. The issue includes an examination of the career of Sergeant Bruce, whose single-episode exploits ran for nearly four years inContinue reading Eagle Times Celebrates 60 Years