Christmas really can come early. Sometimes, it can seem like several have come all along at once - and that's the feeling that many chaps of a certain age will get with even a sideways glance at the cover of this marvellous book
A stunning compilation from the Eagle comics of the 50s... Far from being a condescending look at a niave age, this spiffing annual may well inspire a new dawn for the comic.
Irresistible... its 176 pages, lovingly compiled, contain that curious mixture of features - diverting, educational and religious
Given that it reproduces comics from nearly 60 years ago, the Eagle Annual of the 1950s is in some ways amazingly up to date
Spiffing romps from the golden age of Eagle comics
A fascinating social documentation
This Week's Must-Have... With not a whiff of the terrible Eighties retread, this sticks to square-jawed heroes, spaceships, war - and a detective called Harris Tweed.
Holding this book is like holding a mint edition of an original Eagle annual from the 1950s - sheer joy! Absolutely stunning - Dads won't be able to resist the charm of this fascinating collector's item. A second volume, Eagle Annual of the 1960s is promised for this time next year - so that's next year's Christmas sorted!
A social reflection from a more innocent age... A Christmas stocking filler of quality
This excellent collection draws on the vast Eagle archive, and features original strips as well as individual drawing and artwork...a delight
A lovingly rendered facsimile of highlights ffrom the original comics.
Beautifully published collection of greatest hits from the classic comic - not just the strips, but readers' letters, car cross-sections, sports pages and adverts ******
The newly published Eagle Annual should keep those children of the 50s quiet for hours this Christmas... this facinating book tells the story of how the comic was born as well as taking readers on a trip down memory lane.
Whether you are old enough to have enjoyed The Eagle the first time round, or you're looking at the strips for the first time, this will have you captivated... Nostalgia at its best.