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The Man Who Drew Tomorrow: How Frank Hampson Created Dan Dare, The Worlds Best Comic Strip Alastair Crompton

The Man Who Drew Tomorrow: How Frank Hampson Created Dan Dare, The Worlds Best Comic Strip

Alastair Crompton

Published October 31st 1985
ISBN : 9780948487019
Paperback
216 pages
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In this fascinating chronicle, author Alastair Crompton tells how artist, writer & visionary, Frank Hampson, created one of the most charismatic & enduring science fiction characters of all time. He is of course, Dan Dare - Pilot Of TheMoreIn this fascinating chronicle, author Alastair Crompton tells how artist, writer & visionary, Frank Hampson, created one of the most charismatic & enduring science fiction characters of all time. He is of course, Dan Dare - Pilot Of The Future, the full-colour lead strip, of Eagle comic, the classic UK periodical.The story is divided into 13 chapters, which includes The Birth Of Space Travel, Crux Of The Matter, Frank Hampsons Studio At Work, Night & Fog, plus The Long Goodbye.These are illustrated with rare examples of Hampsons art, period photographs, model sheets & the physical models used to bring the concept to creation. If you only get one reference work about Dan Dare & his creator, this has to be it.