The Dan Dare Story List

This listing appears with my grateful thanks to the 2000AD.NU website. Here is every story that featured Dan Dare, with artists and authors wherever identified.

Eagle 1950-1969

Story Author(s) Artist(s) Published Reprinted
Pilot of the Future Frank Hampson, Arthur C. Clarke (consultant) Frank Hampson Vol. 1 #1
through
Vol. 2 #25
Novelisation by Angus P. Allan 1977
The Best of Eagle
Dan Dare Hawk Deluxe #1
The Red Moon Mystery Frank Hampson, George Beardmore Frank Hampson, Harold Johns, Greta Tomlinson 2/26-3/11 Dan Dare Annual 1974
Dan Dare Hawk Deluxe #2
Marooned on Mercury Chad Varah Frank Hanpson (3/12-3/13)
Harold Johns, Greta Tomlinson
3/12-3/46 Dan Dare Hawk Deluxe #2
Operation Saturn Frank Hampson, Allan Stranks Frank Hampson, Harold Johns, Greta Tomlinson and Desmond Walduck 3/47-5/21 Dan Dare Hawk Deluxe #3
Prisoners of Space Frank Hampson, Allan Stranks Desmond Walduck 5/22-6/18 Eagle 18/2-18/51
Dan Dare Hawk Deluxe #4
The Man From Nowhere Frank Hampson, Allan Stranks Frank Hampson, Harold Johns, Greta Tomlinson, Don Harley 6/19-6/47 Eagle 19/4-19/32
Dan Dare Dragon's Dream #1
Dan Dare Hawk Deluxe #5
Rogue Planet Frank Hampson, Allan Stranks Frank Hampson, Harold Johns, Greta Tomlinson, Don Harley 6/48-8/7 Eagle 19/33-20/17
Dan Dare Dragon's Dream #2
Dan Dare Hawk Deluxe #6
Reign of the Robots Frank Hampson, Allan Stranks Frank Hampson, Harold Johns, Greta Tomlinson, Keith Watson, Don Harley 8/8-9/4 Lion 3/5/69-31/1/70
Dan Dare Dragon's Dream #3
Dan Dare Hawk Deluxe #7
The Ship that Lived Frank Hampson, Allan Stranks Frank Hampson, Harold Johns, Greta Tomlinson, Keith Watson 9/5-9/16 Dan Dare Hawk Deluxe #7
The Phantom Fleet Frank Hampson, Allan Stranks  Frank Hampson, Harold Johns, Greta Tomlinson, Keith Watson, Desmond Walduck 9/17-9/52 Lion 7/2/70-24/10/70
Dan Dare Hawk Deluxe #8
Safari in Space Frank Hampson, Allan Stranks Frank Hampson, Harold Johns, Greta Tomlinson, Keith Watson 10/1-10/18 Dan Dare Annual 1974
Dan Dare Hawk Deluxe #9
Terra Nova Eric Eden Frank Hampson, Frank Bellamy, Keith Watson, Don Harley 10/19-10/40 Dan Dare Hawk Deluxe #9
Trip to Trouble Eric Eden Frank Bellamy, Keith Watson, Don Harley 10/41-11/11 Dan Dare Hawk Deluxe #9
Project Nimbus Eric Eden Frank Bellamy 11/12-11/28 Dan Dare Hawk Deluxe #10
Mission of the Earthmen Eric Eden Don Harley, Bruce Cornwell 11/29-11/52 Dan Dare Hawk Deluxe #10
The Solid Space Mystery Eric Eden Don Harley, Bruce Cornwell 11/53-12/23 Dan Dare Hawk Deluxe #11
The Platinum Planet David Motton Keith Watson 12/24-12/47 Dan Dare Hawk Deluxe #11
The Earth Stealers David Motton Keith Watson 12/48-13/9 Dan Dare Hawk Deluxe #11
Operation Earthsavers David Motton Keith Watson 13/10-13/23 Nicholas Hill's Dan Dare and Eagle Web Site
The Evil One David Motton Keith Watson 13/24-13/32  -
Operation Fireball David Motton Keith Watson 13/33-13/42 Nicholas Hill's Dan Dare and Eagle Web Site
The Web of Fear David Motton Keith Watson 13/43-13/52  -
Operation Dark Star David Motton Keith Watson 14/1-14/9  -
Operation Time Trap David Motton Keith Watson 14/10-14/38  -
The Wandering World David Motton Keith Watson 14/39-15/13  -
The Big City Caper David Motton Keith Watson 15/14-15/22  -
All Treens Must Die David Motton Keith Watson 15/23-15/42 Dan Dare Hawk Deluxe #12
The Mushroom David Motton Keith Watson 15/43-16/6 Dan Dare Hawk Deluxe #12
The Moonsleepers David Motton Keith Watson 16/7-16/29 Dan Dare Hawk Deluxe #12
The Singing Scourge David Motton Keith Watson 16/30-17/6  -
Give me the Moon David Motton Keith Watson 17/7-17/26  -
The Menace from Jupiter David Motton Keith Watson 17/27-18/1 Dan Dare Hawk Deluxe #12
Underwater Attack   Eric Kincaid 18/52-19/3  -

Eagle Annuals 1951-1974

Story Author(s) Artist(s) Published Reprinted
untitled (Mars 1997)   Frank Hampson, Harold Johns #1 Dan Dare Calendar 1988
Best of Eagle Annual
Dan Dare Hawk Deluxe #5
Mars 1988   Harold Johns, Greta Tomlinson #2 Eagle Holiday Extra (1962)
Best of Eagle Annual
Dan Dare Hawk Deluxe #2
The Double Headed Eagle John Myers Donald Harley #3 Dan Dare Hamlyn
Dan Dare Hawk Deluxe #3
Operation Triceratops   Harold Johns, Greta Tomlinson #4 Eagle Holiday Extra (1962)
Dan Dare Hamlyn
Dan Dare Hawk Deluxe #4
Peter Inns' Mekon Web Site
Operation Plum Pudding   Desmond Walduck #5 Best of Eagle Annual
Dan Dare Hawk Deluxe #9
Operation Silence     #6 Dan Dare Hamlyn
Dan Dare Hawk Deluxe #6
Space Race     #7 Dan Dare Hamlyn
Dan Dare Hawk Deluxe #10
Operation Moss   Frank Hampson, Don Harley #8 Dan Dare Hamlyn
Best of Eagle Annual
Dan Dare Hawk Deluxe #12
The Vanishing Scientists     #9 Dan Dare Hamlyn
Moon Run     #10/1961 Peter Inns' Mekon Web Site
The Solid Gold Asteroid     1962 Dan Dare Hamlyn
The Robocrabs     1963 Dan Dare Hawk Deluxe #5
Operation Crusoe     1964 Dan Dare Hamlyn
March of the Ants     1965  -
Fire in the Sky     1965 Dan Dare Hamlyn
Space Rocks     1966 Dan Dare Hamlyn
Peter Inns' Mekon Web Site
The Men from S.T.E.A.L.     1967 Dan Dare Hamlyn
The Unseen Enemy     1968 Dan Dare Hamlyn
The Moon-Eaters     1969 Peter Inns' Mekon Web Site
The World of Thought     1970 Peter Inns' Mekon Web Site
Funfair of Death   Eric Eden 1971 Dan Dare Annual 1991
Peter Inns' Mekon Web Site
The Mekon Menace     1972  -
The Planet of Peril     1973  -
The Space Poachers     1974  -
untitled     1975  -

Other publications 1950-1975

Story Author(s) Artist(s) Published Reprinted
Dan and Donanza Frank Hampson Frank Hampson, A. Bruce Cornwell, S.G.A., Desmond Walduck, Henry Barnett Dan Dare Space Book 1953 The Dan Dare Dossier
Aunt Anastasia comes to stay   Text Dan Dare Space Book 1953  -
Raiders in Space   Text Dan Dare Space Book 1953  -
Digby the Guinea Pig Frank Hampson Desmond Walduck Dan Dare Space Book 1953 The Dan Dare Dossier 
Spaceship Away Frank Hampson Frank Hampson ABC Film Review October 1954 Eagle Times Vol.4 No.4
Peter Inns' Dan Dare Introduction Web Site
Dan Dare on Mars Basil Dawson Text Eagle Novel 1956  -
Pipsqueak and the Anastasia   Text Anastasia Presso  -
The Planulid     Dare Dare Annual 1963 The Dan Dare Dossier
The Planet of Shadows     Dare Dare Annual 1963 The Dan Dare Dossier
Mission to the Stars William Patterson Don Harley Sunday People 20/4/64-4/10/64 The Dan Dare Dossier
Peril from Outer Space     Eagle Summer Special (1966)  -
untitled   Text Lion Summer Special (1969)  -
Games of Doom   Text Lion Annual 1971  -
Planet of the Bee Creatures   Text Lion Annual 1972  -

2000AD 1977-1979

Story Author(s) Artist(s) Published Reprinted
The Biogs Kelvin Gosnell, Steve Moore Massimo Belardinelli 1-11  -
Hollow World Kelvin Gosnell, Steve Moore Massimo Belardinelli 12-23  -
The Lost Worlds Gerry Finley-Day, "Jack Adrian" (Chris Lowder), Nick Landau, Henry Miller, Roy Preston Dave Gibbons, Brian Lewis, Trev Goring, Garry Leach 28-85  -
Servant of Evil Tom Tully Dave Gibbons 100-118  -
Traitor Tom Tully Dave Gibbons 119-126  -

2000AD Annuals, etc. 1977-1979

Story Author(s) Artist(s) Published Reprinted
untitled     2000AD Summer Special (1977)  -
The Curse of Mytax   Massimo Belardinelli 2000AD Annual 1978 (1977)  -
untitled   Gary Leach 2000AD Sci-Fi Special (1978)  -
untitled     2000AD Annual 1979 (1978)  -
untitled   Ian Kennedy Dan Dare Annual 1979 (1978)  -
The Invisible Death   Text Dan Dare Annual 1979 (1978)  
untitled (old to new)   Trevor Goring? Dan Dare Annual 1979 (1978)  -
untitled   Text 2000AD Sci-Fi Special (1979)  -
untitled   Rod Vass 2000AD Annual 1980 (1979)  -
untitled   Dave Harwood Dan Dare Annual 1980 (1979)  -

"New" Eagle 1982-1994

Story Author(s) Artist(s) Published Reprinted
Return of the Mekon B.J. Tomlinson (1st episode)
Pat Mills, John Wagner
Gerry Embleton, Oliver Frey, Ian Kennedy 1-33 (27/3/82-6/11/82) First episode in Eagle Annual 1983,
and also

Peter Inns' Mekon Web Site
The Dare Report Pat Mills Ian Kennedy (Frank Hampson reprints in episode 4 and the whole of episode 5) 34-38 (13/11/82-11/12/82) -
Fireflight Pat Mills Ian Kennedy 39-54 (18/12/82-2/4/83) -
untitled ("Young Dare") Pat Mills Ian Kennedy 55-73 (9/4/83-13/8/83) -
untitled ("The Battle for Earth") Pat Mills Ian Kennedy 74-83 (20/8/83-22/10/83) -
untitled ("The Timads")   Oliver Frey 84-93 (29/10/83-31/12/83) -
untitled ("Prisoners of Space")   Ian Kennedy 94-116 (7/1/84-9/6/84) -
untitled ("Renagol")   Ian Kennedy 117-130 (16/6/84-15/9/84) -
untitled ("The Pleasure Planet")   Ian Kennedy 131-155 (22/9/84-9/3/85) -
untitled ("Minefield")   Ian Kennedy 156-158 (16/3/85-30/3/85) -
untitled ("The Flesh Eaters") D.Horton Carlos Cruz 159-172 (6/4/85-6/7/85) -
untitled ("Animal Army") D.Horton Carlos Cruz 173-187 (13/7/85-19/10/85) -
untitled ("The Bubble") D.Horton, later Tom Tully Carlos Cruz 188-199 (26/10/85-11/1/86) -
untitled ("The Crystal Spores") Tom Tully Carlos Cruz 200-209 (18/1/86-22/3/86) -
untitled ("The Two Dan Dares") Tom Tully Carlos Cruz 210-?? (29/3/86-??) -
untitled ("Dargath, Prince of Evil") Tom Tully Carlos Cruz ??-258 (??-28/2/87) -
untitled: (Marshall)   Carlos Cruz (couple eps by Jesus Redondo) approx 50 eps -
untitled: (QT)   Carlos Cruz approx 3-4 eps -
untitled: (Drakken)   J.Gilliat   -
untitled: (Resignation)       -
untitled   Keith Watson 26 Aug 1989 - ?? (6 episodes?) The Dan Dare Dossier
Death of a Spaceman   David Pugh Issue 396 (Oct 1989) - Issue 406  
Murder Machine   David Pugh Issue 407 (Jan 1991) - 425 (Mar 1991)  
Green for Danger   David Pugh Issue 426 (May 1990) - 1 Sept 1990  
Beauty Contest Tom Tully Jon Haward 8 Sept 1990 - 13 Oct 1990 (6 episodes)  
Destination X   David Pugh Oct 1990 - Dec 1990  
Return of the Mekon Tom Tully Jon Haward 9 March 1991 - May 1991 (went monthly) (6 episodes).  
Dog Star   David Pugh June 1991 - Aug 1992  
untitled   David Pugh Sept 1992 - Jan 1993  

"New" Eagle Annuals, etc. 1982-1991

Story Author(s) Artist(s) Published Reprinted
Menace of the Mekon   Ian Kennedy Eagle Annual 1983  -
The Invisible Assassin!   Text Eagle Annual 1983  -
untitled   Oliver Frey Eagle Annual 1984  -
untitled   Oliver Frey Eagle Annual 1984  -
untitled   Oliver Frey Eagle Annual 1985  -
untitled   Keith Page Eagle Annual 1986  -
untitled   J.B. Higgins Eagle Annual 1987  -
untitled     Dan Dare Annual 1987  -
untitled   Redondo Eagle Annual 1988  -
untitled   Redondo Eagle Annual 1989  -
untitled   Keith Page Eagle Annual 1990  -
untitled   Keith Watson Dan Dare Holiday Special (1990)  -
untitled   David Pugh Eagle Annual 1991  -
untitled     Dan Dare Annual 1991  -
A Scouran’s Best Friend   Jon Haward (illustrations) Dan Dare Holiday Special (1991)  -
Digby   Jon Haward Dan Dare Holiday Special (1991)  -
untitled (blue tone)   Jon Haward Eagle Annual 1992  -
untitled (colour)   Jon Haward Eagle Annual 1992  -

Other Publications 1990-

Story Author(s) Artist(s) Published Reprinted
Dare Grant Morrison Rian Hughes Revolver 1-7, plus Crisis #56 Dare by Xpresso Books
Dare: Monster Comics 1-4
Dan Dare in Somerset Anthony Appleyard Text The Stacks 1998 -
Project Pluto Nicholas Hill Martin Baines Daily World Post Spaceship Away... (with new artwork)
The Phoenix Mission Rod Barzilay Keith Watson (page 1) and Don Harley Spaceship Away -

References

Andrew Paul's Eagle Annual list (link no longer available)
Grant Goggans Story Index (link no longer available)
Nicholas Hill's Dan Dare artists page (link no longer available)
Susan Stepney's Hawk Series Review

Norman Wright and Mike Higgs The Dan Dare Dossier: Hawk Books (1990) .

Acknowledgements

Peter Inns for his input on the original Eagle story credits.
Chris Matterface for providing story names and dates for the new Eagle.


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