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

    … of comic pages.1 The first issue of Eagle went on sale on April 8th, 1950 (cover dated 14 April 1950). The new comic was a sell-out, partly thanks to the front cover adventures of a new kind of space hero — Dan Dare. Only eight of the comic’s twenty pages were in full colour, and one of those was dedicated to the adventures of Tommy Walls…

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