New art for the Dan Dare Audio Adventure "Voyage to Venus", created to coincide with the Radio 4 Extra release. Designed by Mark Plastow with art by Brian Williamson.

Piloting the Dan Dare Audio Adventures – Casting Dan, his Crew, and the Mekon, too!

Andrew Mark Sewell, Managing Director at B7 Media, reveals the background to production of the award-winning Dan Dare Audio Adventures, now airing on BBC Radio 4 Extra… “Each comic book panel was so vivid and rich in imagination, it has truly stood the test of time.” “Dan Dare” first burst onto the pages of EagleContinue reading Piloting the Dan Dare Audio Adventures – Casting Dan, his Crew, and the Mekon, too!

Dan Dare Bumper Compendium SNIP

Dan Dare “The Venus Campaign” classic story collection revealed, and first ever collections of some stories on their way

Titan Comics will launch Dan Dare: The Venus Campaign its first “bumper” collection of classic Dan Dare stories in November, following a format similar to its James Bond compendiums, using new scans of the stories featured. Plus, there’s news of new collections in the works of material never before collected… This compendium introduces one of scienceContinue reading Dan Dare “The Venus Campaign” classic story collection revealed, and first ever collections of some stories on their way

The Dan Dare bust created by John Fowler for the character's fifitieth anniversary, now at The Atkinson. Photo: Dan Whitehead

Titan Comics announces new Dan Dare title

Hot on the tail of the entirely separate Dan Dare Audio Adventures, Titan Comics has just announced a new Dan Dare comic at New York Comic Con. The creative team has not been revealed. Talking about the new title, which will launch next year, editor David Leach says Titan’s take will take the character created byContinue reading Titan Comics announces new Dan Dare title

The first issue of Boy's World

Eagle Daze: The Life and Times of Leonard James Matthews – Part Seven

Leonard Matthews, General Managing Editor of Fleetway and the Eagle Group of Comics, was a Creative Visionary… but that, Roger Perry argues in his extensive biography of the man which continues here on downthetubes, is only due to him having utilised the ideas of others. Here, Roger recalls trouble at the top for ‘The Management”, the debut of Boys’ World – andContinue reading Eagle Daze: The Life and Times of Leonard James Matthews – Part Seven