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Eagle Annual

The Best of the 1960s Comic

By Daniel Tatarsky

  • Hardback
  • £14.99

The best of the 1960s EAGLE comics in one annual.

The best of the 1960s EAGLE comics in one annual.

From Dan Dare, Pilot of the Future, to PC 49, Harris Tweed, Extra Special Agent and Jeff Arnold in Riders of the Range, The Eagle carried numerous strips right from its launch in 1950 through to the sixties. The fourpence-halfpenny weekly also featured plenty of sports coverage and the famous 'cutaway' diagrams of battle ships, steam trains, light aircraft, etc. Taking over the publishing licence from Egmont and Titan, we now have the opportunity to step up the current vogue for 'retro-futurism': rather than simply re-run straight facsimiles of the comics, the Eagle Annuals of the 1950s and 60s will be drawn from the vast Eagle archive and feature the strips as well as individual drawings/artwork, original advertisements and a present-day narrative. The idea is to create a superior object of desire for boys, lads and dads everywhere.

Biographical Notes

Daniel Tatarsky is a veteran of the Subbuteo World Cup and author of Flick to Click, an illustrated history of Subbuteo. He was also editor for the Eagle Annual of the 1950s.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9780752888958
  • Publication date: 01 Oct 2009
  • Page count: 192
  • Imprint: Orion
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