Spaceship Away Issue 47 - Cover SNIP

Spaceship Away springs into 2019 with a focus on Dan Dare artist Don Harley

The first issue of the Dan Dare-inspired title Spaceship Away for 2019 – Issue 47 – is available now, featuring front and back covers, and a centre spread, by veteran artist Don Harley. Don of course worked on the original “Dan Dare” adventures for Eagle and became the backbone of the strip, especially during Hampson’s periodsContinue reading Spaceship Away springs into 2019 with a focus on Dan Dare artist Don Harley

Spaceship Away Part 45 - Promotional Art

New Spaceship Away plunges back to 1950s for plenty of action and adventure

The summer issue of Spaceship Away – Part 45 is available now, wrapped in cover art by the late Ron Jobson, utilising art from the 1950s space adventure “Space Kingley” stories. (Art that, it has to be said, may have had a lasting influence on the design team of Gerry Anderson’s Thunderbirds?). Inside, there’s theContinue reading New Spaceship Away plunges back to 1950s for plenty of action and adventure

A poster for Dan Dare: A Space Adventure. Art by Caroline Struthers

Latest Spaceship Away Reveals A Long Forgotten Dan Dare Stage Play

It was long thought that the only time that Eagle’s Dan Dare officially trod the boards of a British theatre was in the 2003’s Dan Dare: The Musical at the Customs House in South Shields. However another, much earlier, play has recently come to light. In 1972 Dan Dare: A Space Adventure, featuring Alex Leppard as Dan Dare, MaryContinue reading Latest Spaceship Away Reveals A Long Forgotten Dan Dare Stage Play