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Dan Dare: Complete Collection Volume 1: The Venus Campaign

Dan Dare: Complete Collection Volume 1: The Venus Campaign

Author: Frank Hampson Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/11/2018

Pilot of the Future: Voyage to Venus Pt 1 & 2 Dan and his crew set off to explore Venus, hoping to find new resources to feed a starving earth. But the planet is already the lair of the pint-sized megalomaniac The Mekon, who plans to conquer the Earth! Now it's up to Dare and his bat-man Digby to help the enslaved people of Venus to rise up and defeat the massive green headed evil genius. THE Red Moon Mystery Dan and his trusty crew must head once more into the dangerous, icy depths of space to uncover the secrets of a strange red moon that has entered the Solar System and threatens Earth with destruction!

Dan Dare: Earth Stealers

Dan Dare: Earth Stealers

Author: Frank Hampson Format: Hardback Release Date: 24/04/2018

Dan Dare and Digby, awaken, after an unknown number of years, from deep-space hibernation to find themselves lost and adrift in an unknown region and orbiting a mysterious planet, seemingly made of platinum. Now our two plucky heroes must free an enslaved race of aliens and fight to return to their home world, although what they discover there remains a terrible mystery...

Dan Dare Mission of the Earthmen

Dan Dare Mission of the Earthmen

Author: Frank Hampson Format: Hardback Release Date: 24/10/2017

The continuing of one of science fiction's most enduring hero, Dan Dare. These are the continuing adventures of Dan Dare as he explores a region of unknown space and encounters the Zylans, a mysterious alien race a lifeform like nothing he's encountered before.

Classic Dan Dare Classic Dan Dare - Trip to Trouble Trip to Trouble

Classic Dan Dare Classic Dan Dare - Trip to Trouble Trip to Trouble

Author: Frank Hampson Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/01/2011

It's chocks away once again as Dan Dare, Pilot of the Future, returns! First published in classic British comic Eagle , this is perhaps the most seminal adventure of one of Britain's best-loved characters, presented in a gorgeous library edition. Abducted by brilliant Scottish scientist Galileo McHoo, Dan and co have used his incredible spacecraft, the Galactic Galleon, to reach the mysterious Terra Nova - last known destination of Dan's test pilot father! But when the gang stumble into a war between the strange inhabitants of this world, will they survive to learn the truth? Packed with beautiful artwork from legendary Dare creator Frank Hampson, and his successor, acclaimed artist Frank Bellamy, this volume collects the stories Trip to Trouble and Operation Nimbus .

Classic Bible Stories Jesus - The Road of Courage/Mark, the Youngest Disciple

Classic Bible Stories Jesus - The Road of Courage/Mark, the Youngest Disciple

Author: Frank Hampson, Marcus Morris, Giorgio Bellavita Format: Hardback Release Date: 26/03/2010

Some of Britain's finest English comics artists of all time, including Frank Hampson (creator of Dan Dare ) and Frank Bellamy (creator of Heros the Spartan ) also produced strips for the classic British comic Eagle based on stories from the Bible. Now, for the first time ever, all these Bible Stories are being collected, beginning with Frank Hampson's Road of Courage , the life story of Jesus, and 'Mark: The Youngest Disciple', the story of the man who wrote the first New Testament gospel to be circulated. Lavishly reproduced, presented in a high-quality hardback library format, the book also includes supporting material on the background to the bible stories featured in the strips and background on the development of the early Christian church, plus features on the how the strips themselves were created. ' Road to Courage is a vibrant testament to the dedication, power, and sheer artistry of Frank Hampson' - Win Wiacek.

Classic Dan Dare - Safari in Space

Classic Dan Dare - Safari in Space

Author: Frank Hampson Format: Hardback Release Date: 27/11/2009

It's chocks away once again as Dan Dare, Pilot of the Future, returns! First published in classic British comic Eagle, this is perhaps the most seminal adventure of one of Britain's best-loved characters, presented in a gorgeous library edition. When Dan and his crew are abducted from a well-earned holiday, they cannot believe the identity of their abductor - the brilliant, long-missing Scottish scientist Galileo McHoo! But their captor reveals an even more astonishing secret: he knows what happened to Dan's father, and wants to set out to find him using a fantastic, experimental spacecraft! Join Dan and the gang on the amazing search for 'Terra Nova' - and Dan Dare Senior!

Classic Dan Dare

Classic Dan Dare

Author: Frank Hampson Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/02/2009

It's chocks away once again as Dan Dare, Pilot of the Future, returns! First published in classic British comic Eagle, this is perhaps the most seminal adventure of one of Britain's best-loved characters, presented in a gorgeous library edition. When transmissions are disrupted throughout the Solar System and spaceships - including one carrying Sir Hubert - disappear, Dan and Co set out to discover what's going on. They find a fleet of huge alien craft containing peaceful aquatic creatures called Cosmobes, who are fleeing from another aquatic race, the warlike Pescods. But the Pescods have a deadly weapon, the 'Crimson Death' and they're heading for Earth! Will Dan and his crew be able to once again save the day?

Classic Dan Dare

Classic Dan Dare

Author: Frank Hampson Format: Hardback Release Date: 25/04/2008

It's chocks away once again as Dan Dare, Pilot of the Future , returns! First published in classic British comic Eagle, this is perhaps the most seminal adventure of one of Britain's best-loved characters, presented in a gorgeous library edition.Dan, Lex, Digby, Flamer and new friend Stripey return from saving the Crypts - ten years after they departed! But in their absence, the unthinkable has occurred: Earth has been conquered by the mysterious Elektrobots! Now Dan and his crew must solve the mystery of these robotic menaces, and liberate the people of Earth!But who is the Elektrobots' master? And what of the Selektrobots, even more advanced robots? The answer points to an old enemy - and a thrilling showdown!

Classic Dan Dare - Rogue Planet

Classic Dan Dare - Rogue Planet

Author: Frank Hampson Format: Hardback Release Date: 24/08/2007

It's chocks away once again as Dan Dare, Pilot of the Future, returns! First published in classic British comic Eagle , this is perhaps the most seminal adventure of one of Britain's best-loved characters, presented in a gorgeous library edition. Dan, Lex and Digby - with their alien guide Lero - finally make planetfall on Cryptos, but Flamer is missing. Unfortunately, there's no time to search for him, as the Phant invasion has begun! With a new friend - the alien creature Stripey - in tow, our heroes begin a dangerous quest to stop the Phants...a quest which will take them to the Phant homeworld, and a showdown with their leader, Orak! Can Dan and his crew fight a desperate battle to save two worlds?

Classic Dan Dare

Classic Dan Dare

Author: Frank Hampson Format: Hardback Release Date: 27/04/2007

It's chocks away once again as Dan Dare, Pilot of the Future, returns! First published in classic British comic Eagle , these are the original adventures of one of the best-loved British characters, presented in a new series of gorgeous library editions. A mysterious spaceship appears near Earth, apparently from nowhere, and astonished boffins conclude that it must have broken the light barrier even as it splashes down in the Pacific! As Colonel Dare, 'Flamer' Spry, Digby and undersea ace Lex O'Malley search for the ship underwater, an escape pod launches, crashing in Brazil...and its occupant has a desperate plea for help - in English! Colonel Dare and his crew prepare to journey to a strange new world - faster than the speed of light!

Classic Dan Dare Prisoners of Space

Classic Dan Dare Prisoners of Space

Author: Frank Hampson, Desmond Walduck Format: Hardback Release Date: 25/11/2005

It's chocks away and tally-ho once again as Dan Dare, Pilot of the Future, returns! First published in classic British comic, Eagle , these are the original adventures of one of the best known and loved of British comic characters, presented in a new series of gorgeous library editions. When two new cadets accidentally set out for Space Station XQY - scene of a number of mysterious spaceship disappearances - they are captured by the evil Mekon! Dan Dare bravely sets out alone to save them...And is plunged into the Mekon's latest plot to re-conquer Venus, and then take Earth! Can Dan, Digby and two cadets save not one, but two planets?

Classic Dan Dare

Classic Dan Dare

Author: Frank Hampson Format: Hardback Release Date: 22/07/2005

It's chocks away and tally-ho once again as Dan Dare, Pilot of the Future, returns! First published in classic British comic The Eagle , these are the original adventures of one of the best known and loved of British comic characters. In the thrilling second instalment of this epic tale, the battle for Saturn is raging as Dan and his crew attempt to escape the clutches of the nefarious Dr Blasco and his Saturnian cohorts, while the friendly pirates of Phoebe mount a full-scale assault! This exciting volume also contains two extremely rare Annual stories Operation Triceratops and The Planulid , plus a Frank Hampson sketchbook, and The Way to Space interviews with Eagle's backroom boys , Dare artist Frank Hampson, centrespread artist Leslie Ashwell Wood, and scientific advisor James Hemming.

Classic Dan Dare Operation Saturn

Classic Dan Dare Operation Saturn

Author: Frank Hampson Format: Hardback Release Date: 22/04/2005

It's chocks away and tally-ho once again as Dan Dare, Pilot of the Future, returns! First published in classic British comic The Eagle, these are the original adventures of one of the best known and loved of British comic characters, presented in a new series of gorgeous library editions from Titan. In part one of this interplanetary epic, Dan and his trusty crew must head once more into the breach and face the dastardly Dr Blasco, who is helping the evil Saturnian rulers to attack Earth. Can Dan, with the help of the Saturnian rebels, stop him? This edition includes the final part of a rarely seen interview with Dan Dare's creator, Frank Hampson, plus features on Dan Dare merchandise and more besides!

Classic Dan Dare Marooned on Mercury

Classic Dan Dare Marooned on Mercury

Author: Frank Hampson Format: Hardback Release Date: 21/01/2005

It's the best of British as, once more, Dan Dare takes to the stars in this latest volume in these great Collectors' Editions of the legendary science fiction comic! Believed dead after they successfully saved the Earth from the threat of the Red Moon, Dan and his friends have crashed on Mercury and fallen into the hands of the rock creatures that inhabit the planet! To make matters worse, Dan's nemesis 'the dreaded Mekon' is once more on his trail and Dan finds himself caught between a rock and a hard place! This edition features an exclusive introduction by legendary Queen guitarist, rock god and long-time Dan Dare fan Brian May!

Classic Dan Dare The Red Moon Mystery

Classic Dan Dare The Red Moon Mystery

Author: Frank Hampson Format: Hardback Release Date: 22/10/2004

It?s chocks away and tally-ho, chaps - Dan Dare, Pilot of the Future, is back! First published in classic British comic The Eagle, these are the original adventures of one of the best known and loved of British comic characters, presented in a new series of gorgeous library editions from Titan. In this interplanetary epic, Dan and his trusty crew must head once more into the dangerous, icy depths of space to uncover the secrets of a strange red moon that has entered the Solar System and threatens Earth with destruction! Includes a brand new foreword by Uncanny X-Men scribe Chris Claremont and part two of a previously unseen interview with Dan Dare creator Frank Hampson!

Classic Dan Dare Voyage to Venus

Classic Dan Dare Voyage to Venus

Author: Frank Hampson Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/05/2004

It's chocks away and tally-ho, chaps - Dan Dare, Pilot of the Future, is back! First published in classic British comic The Eagle, these are the original adventures of one of the best known and loved of British comic characters, presented in a new series of gorgeous library editions from Titan. In the second instalment of this space-faring story, Dan and his crew travel to Venus, hoping to find new resources to feed a starving earth. But the planet is already the lair of the pint-sized megalomaniac The Mekon, who plans to conquer the Earth! Includes background material exclusive to this book, with rare artwork, a new foreword and a previously unseen interview with Dan Dare creator Frank Hampson!

Classic Dan Dare Voyage to Venus

Classic Dan Dare Voyage to Venus

Author: Frank Hampson Format: Hardback Release Date: 23/04/2004

It's chocks away and tally-ho, chaps - Dan Dare, Pilot of the Future, is back! First published in classic British comic The Eagle, these are the original adventures of one of the best known and loved of British comic characters, presented in a new series of gorgeous library editions from Titan. In the first part of this rip-snorting story, Dan and his crew travel to Venus, hoping to find new resources to feed a starving Earth. But the planet is already the lair of the pint-sized megalomaniac, The Mekon, who has his own plans to conquer Earth! Includes background material exclusive to this book, with rarely seen art pages, an in-depth introduction to Dan Dare, and a new foreword by Dave Gibbons (Watchmen).