Part 1 (24 pages)
Rod welcomes you to
Contents - Issue 1
|Cover||A Keith Watson painting of the Anastasia leaving the Red Moon|
|2||Letter from the Editor (Rod Barzilay) and contents list.|
|3||A roll call of Phoenix project contributors who in one way or another have helped to bring the Phoenix Mission strip into being.|
The Daily World Post preamble page, a way of filling in a lot of the background detail to the forthcoming story.
The first three episodes of The Phoenix Mission written by Rod Barzilay and drawn by Keith Watson & Don Harley.
|11||In the Beginning - How the whole venture started back in 1991.|
|12-13||(Centrespread) The Marco Polo Flight Deck - by Keith Watson.|
The DWP Story - How the Daily World Post was created - doctoring old photographs etc..
The first edition of the Daily World Post - by comparison with the later version one can see how the behind the scenes story detail has been thought through more carefully.
THE LAUNCH - In 1992 the Phoenix project was officially launched by Rod Barzilay and Keith Watson - This is the story of that day and how the fans were asked to support the attempt at re-creating a 1950’s style Dan Dare adventure.
THE FABULOUS MEKON - A private commission by Keith Watson for one of his fans.
THE KEITH WATSON TOUCH - The visuals, roughs and the last page that Keith Watson ever did.
DARK DAYS & TRAGIC EVENTS - The passing of both Keith Watson and Simon Garrett was a very sad and tremendous loss to the project, and Dan Dare fandom.
FROM THE ASHES - THE PHOENIX RISES - How Alan Vince helped recruit Don Harley to take over the project artwork.
THE FIRST EAGLE DAY - Bob Rothwell’s ground breaking event was a good opportunity to show fans how the project was coming along, and recruit more people to help us out.
STOP PRESS! - MORE DAN DARE TO COME - Announcing that from Part 2 we would be running another Dan Dare strip - PROJECT PLUTO by Nicholas Hill and Martin Baines.
(Back Page) DAN BEAR - The start of a light humour strip about a society of Bears getting into the Space Race by Andy Boyce.