Lucky for Us! ComicScene Issue 13, a Dan Dare Anniversary Special

Garth colourist and Thunderbirds are Go artist Martin Baines has created a smashing anniversary cover art for ComicScene Magazine 13, on sale in April, which will celebrate 70 years of Eagle comic and space hero Dan Dare.

ComicScene Magazine 13 - cover by Martin Baines

Cover by Martin Baines

The only dedicated monthly magazine to comics and comic culture in the UK and Ireland and available worldwide from GetMyComics, ComicScene Magazine Issue 13, on sale from 9th April 2020, covers Dan Dare in Eagle, 2000AD, Revolver, the Virgin Comics take on the character by Garth Ennis and Gary Erskine, Titan Comics recent Dan Dare mini series written by Peter Milligan with art by Alberto Fouche, and the Dan Dare Audio Adventures, from B7 Media, who are currently seeking crowdfunding for a third volume of stories.

Each month, ComicScene features the best in classic, new and indie/small press comics as well as features on comic inspired film and TV, comic events and comic strips in its pull-out Corker! supplement.

Issue 11, leading with the inaugural ComicScene Awards winners, who include downthetubes, is on sale now Issue 12, spotlighting the new Birds of Prey film, is on sale on 20th February 2020.

Ongoing monthly subscriptions for ComicScene Magazine are available from GetMyComics. You can subscribe to the magazine for six or 12 months, or buy individual or back issues

Martin Baines is online at

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The founder of downthetubes, which he established in 1998. John works as a comics and magazine editor, writer, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. Working in British comics publishing since the 1980s, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Star Trek Explorer (previously known as Star Trek Magazine) and more. He also edited the comics anthology STRIP Magazine and edited several audio comics for ROK Comics. He has also edited several comic collections, including volumes of “Charley’s War and “Dan Dare”. He’s the writer of "Pilgrim: Secrets and Lies" for B7 Comics; “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood.

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