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Issue 46 (40 pp)

Winter 2018


Page Contents - Issue 46
FrontAn illustration, artist unknown, of an expedition to the Moon, as envisaged in the 1950s.
2From the Editor, and a feature on the Frank Hampson (original illustrator of Dan Dare) exhibition at Southport's Atkinson Museum.
3-6Dan Dare, in "Shakedown Cruise", Episodes 19 & 20, written and drawn by Tim Booth
7-11Trains, Planes and Rocketships, drawn by Ron Jobson, article by Jeremy Briggs
12-15Operation Pintos, Episode 5. The humans continue their fight against the dictator Zarat. Story by Gordon Coombs, Art by Harry Winslade.
16-19Space News A new exo-planet, discoveries on the age of Martian geographical features, more chemical molecules found at Enceladus, a launch failure, and a mission to shift an asteroid, compiled and discussed by Ray Wright.
20-21Another masterful centrespread, by Graham Bleathman, featuring a cutaway drawing of a Spacefleet "XC-9" deep space cruiser.
22-29The Golden Amazon, Chapter 2, "UNDERSEA QUEST", Part 1. Article and strip by John Russell Fearn. Strip art lettering by Ron Turner, Script by Philip Harbottle, Colouring by Martin Baines, based on "Conquest of the Amazon" by John Russell Fearn. Editing and additional material by John Lawrence.
30-33Sydney Jordan's Dan Dare, in the ill-fated "The Planet" newspaper. Now we get to find out what the story was, at last!
34-37The Frontiers of Space, as visualised in the 1950s Part 1
38"Will the Real Dan Dare..." illustrated strip, by Steve English.
39"Earthward Bound", Episode 2, with the Moonies; a humour strip
BackAttack of the space jellies, an illustration from a Space Kingley story, drawn by Ron Jobson