B7 Media has announced a new audio version of Dan Dare inspired by the original Eagle comi strips. They also announced the writers and episode titles for the series. "Space is back! After years languishing in the backwaters, suddenly the romance of space has ignited the public imagination again," say lead writers Richard Kurti and […]
Alan Moore recently called on readers to eschew the film Hercules, based upon comics written by his close friend Steve Moore, on the basis that Steve did not wish his name to be attached to the film and yet following his death, his name appeared prominently in advertizing for the film. But Alan Moore has […]
It was one of those spots in the early issues of Jonathan Hickman's Avengers that made me very happy. That Smasher was one Isabel Dare, and her grandfather was called Dan. Making her the grandchild of Dan Dare. We commented on it. It was great. But in the collected edition, Smasher's name is now Isobel […]
In this week's Avengers, we get the full background of Izzy, the new Smasher of the Imperial Guard, and member of the new, extended Avengers. We also get her full name, Isobel Dare. And the name of her grandfather. Dan. Her grandfather is Dan Dare, folks.
As Bleeding Cool previously reported, the British Royal Mail are releasing ten first class stamps, each celebrating a comic book character and the comic they appeared in, from Judge Dredd to Dan Dare to Dennis The Menace to Beryl The Peril. Wherever you live, you can order the stamps in a variety of presentation formats, […]
Chorion, the company that has already bought up the rights to Noddy and Mr Men has announced they have now bought the licensing rights to Dan Dare. The British space adventurer was recently revived by Dan Dare and Gary Erskine for Virgin Comics. Deals already done by Chorion include greeting cards, clothing, figurines and toys, […]