Spaceship Away (Issue 46) - Promotional Image

Spaceship Away Issue 46 out now – and the Mekon is back in action

The 2018 autumn issue of Spaceship Away (Issue 46) is available now and sees the Mekon return in Tim Booth‘s continuing Dan Dare adventure, “Shakedown Cruise“. Other strips in the magazine include a continuation of “Operation Pintos“, with part five of the story, and John Russell Fearn‘s “The Golden Amazon” saga, coloured by Martin Baines.Continue reading Spaceship Away Issue 46 out now – and the Mekon is back in action

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

Spaceship Away 44 Promo

In Review: Spaceship Away 44

The first issue of Spaceship Away for 2018 has been out for a few weeks now but this is the first chance I’ve had to give it a plug. Wrapped in a smashing new piece of Dan Dare related art by Graham Bleathman (which also features as the magazine’s centrespread), the issue continues Tim Booth‘sContinue reading In Review: Spaceship Away 44

Spaceship Away 43 - Cover SNIP

In Review: Spaceship Away 43

The latest issue of Spaceship Away, the glossy zine inspired by the adventures of Dan Dare in Eagle, is available now, wrapped in a Christmas cover by Don Harley. (What a shame this and other Christmas-inspired Dare art isn’t available as seasonal cards!) Tim Booth’s “Dan Dare: Shakedown Cruise” continues, spanning eight pages of theContinue reading In Review: Spaceship Away 43

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