Dan Dare

Dan Dare is a British science fiction comic hero, created by illustrator Frank Hampson who also wrote the first stories, that is, the Venus and Red Moon stories, and a complete storyline for Operation Saturn. Dare appeared in the Eagle comic story Dan Dare, Pilot of the Future in 1950, dramatised seven times a week on Radio Luxembourg.The stories were set in the late 1990s, but the dialogue and manner of the characters is reminiscent of British war films of the 1950s. Dan Dare has been described as "Biggles in Space" and as the British equivalent of Buck Rogers.
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  • Tommy Walls and the Native Advertising Caper

    … Frank Hampson, the award-winning Dan Dare creator and artist, illustrated the first six episodes. This is the comic equivalent of Orwell writing your blog posts or Coppola shooting your YouTube videos. Hampson was succeeded by a number of other leading Eagle artists, including Harold Johns (who also worked on Dan Dare), John Worsley (PC49…

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