Jeff Hawke Space Gen Cards: comics inspired education!

Back in 1956, Junior Express Weekly, a weekly comic from the Daily Express, produced a batch of Jeff Hawke-inspired cards with a scientific background. The settings are those in which comic strip hero Jeff Hawke works, all with reference to Sydney Jordan‘s stories: the solar system, the spaceships, the various moments in the daily lifeContinue reading Jeff Hawke Space Gen Cards: comics inspired education!

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In Praise of… Comics Writer William (Willie) Patterson

Sydney Jordan is widely recognised as the creator of the critically-acclaimed “Jeff Hawke” newspaper strip first published in the Daily Express. However, it’s also generally felt that the strips written by William (Willie) Patterson through the 1960s – including those collected in the past by Titan Books (such as “Overlord” and “Wondrous Lamp”) as wellContinue reading In Praise of… Comics Writer William (Willie) Patterson

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In Review: Jeff Hawke’s Cosmos Volume 10 No. 3 (the end is near…)

There’s a bitter sweet edge to the release of the new issue of Jeff Hawke’s Cosmos (Volume 10, issue 3), because it’s also been announced that this is the penultimate issue of the magazine devoted to all things relating to the character created by Sydney Jordan. Published in the Daily Express from 15th February 1955Continue reading In Review: Jeff Hawke’s Cosmos Volume 10 No. 3 (the end is near…)

In Review: Jeff Hawke Club Magazine Volume 10 Number Two

The latest issue of the Jeff Hawke Club magazine – Volume 10 Number Two – is on sale now, offering 86 pages celebrating work of Sydney Jordan, as well as offering features on space flight and insights into the background to strips featured in the issue. This issue features two complete stories from the laterContinue reading In Review: Jeff Hawke Club Magazine Volume 10 Number Two

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“Jeff Hawke Junior” Collected At Last by Jeff Hawke Fan Club

Just published by the Jeff Hawke Fan Club and available to members is this collection of Jeff Hawke Jnr., containing all the Jeff Hawke strips from Junior Express weekly. The 128 page book is the same large format as the Club’s COSMOS magazine which features strips from the Express, but is full colour throughout. In addition to the fourContinue reading “Jeff Hawke Junior” Collected At Last by Jeff Hawke Fan Club