Date: 2009-03-09 11:50 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
... and Jay Leno as Dan Dare.

The Ennis mini for Virgin was also pretty good.

Date: 2009-03-10 01:24 am (UTC)
From: (Anonymous)
Is the penultimate scan not loading or did you actually scan a blank page?

Date: 2009-03-10 02:01 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
It's a blank page, the same blank page we see in the next page.

Date: 2009-03-10 06:12 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
And every time I hear Morrison complain how dark comics have gotten and all that--which he was saying AT THE TIME--I look at this and think, "Wonder what Fred Hampson would have thought of the Mekon's device here and the manna thing."

Yes, I realize this is more about Morrison's disgust with Margaret Thatcher and what she did to England that Morrison's saying through Dare here. But still.

Date: 2009-03-10 10:44 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
That administration cast a very long shadow across British comics (and their creators).

Date: 2009-03-10 02:08 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
I know, Morrison would have argued that he didn't ruin dare, Dare is the British spirit that Thatcher corrupted, tortured and killed. And he'd have a point.

I suppose one has no business presenting national icons as anything but menacing in times when one's nation is that dark.

Date: 2009-03-10 02:50 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
I'd say this Dare had more in common with the original than the 1980's 2000AD Cosmic Claw ( revamp which was space opera, but a lot more mundane.

Date: 2009-03-10 12:22 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
Gloria Monday?


Date: 2009-03-10 02:07 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
In a medium that brought us Pepper Potts, you're asking this?

Date: 2009-03-10 03:55 pm (UTC)
From: (Anonymous)
Colonel DRAKE!

Who else's mind immediately jumped to General Wayne telling Colonel Drake to lie back and think of England?


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