by Duncan Lunan After the Martians, the next extraterrestrial beings met with in Jeff Hawke were of an entirely different order. On its prospecting mission to the Asteroid Belt, the spaceship Argosy […]
by Duncan Lunan In November 1957, the Daily Express changed its headline for Sydney Jordan’s comic strip to Jeff Hawke – First Citizen of the Space Age – a little over a […]
by Duncan Lunan I’ve often referred to the work of Sydney Jordan from Dundee, the creator of the world’s longest-running science fiction strip cartoon, Jeff Hawke. On 6th October 2023 a major […]
Duncan Lunan explores some more Space Howlers” Robert MacCall, poster image of Clavius base, Earth in correct phase for Tycho sunrise”
Following up our story yesterday Exploring Mars By Sailplane, Sydney Jordan’s ‘Lance Mclane’ strip for the Daily Record (1976-1988) was set 100 years in the future and included a base on Mars from which explorers went out in sailplanes
The exhibition of illustration and abstract work is on from 21st May to 2nd June 10am to 4pm.
Orkney Islands Council’s Spring 2021 programme of community learning courses will open for bookings on 8 April.
“The majority of The Avengers, X-Men and Fantastic Four as well as Spider-Man and a large motley crew of villains and…unknowns…both famous and obscure are all summoned to a strange dimension known as Battleworld.”
“Created for Transformers The Movie, Hot Rod is also one of the first characters made specifically for the Transformers rather than being imported into the toy line from elsewhere.”
“Some of you might well know that America and Japan together are responsible for Transformers – toys made in Japan, characters made in America. But did you know that the UK has had a surprising amount of influence on Transformers”