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Dan Dare roller skates - because why not?

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The start of a look at some of the more obscure Dan Dare / Eagle merchandise/tat produced back in the 1950s - let's start with a hairbrush (which sold for big money recently)

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There's some early Frank Hampson 'Dan Dare' artwork up for sale later this month...

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Just a reminder that this early 'Dan Dare' art is being auctioned this morning - some beautiful Frank Hampson art here

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Anyone know anything more about this exhibition of Frank Hampson artwork that took place in Newcastle some years ago?

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Eaglecon 80 - in case (!) you missed it I'm going to start pulling together all the info. / images I have on it - and that starts today

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Further examples of trade press adverts for the Hulton comics (Eagle, Girl, Robin & Swift) - never seen the (1957) TV advert mentioned

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More images of Norman Thelwell's art - this time featuring actual ponies & a brief letter about the early days of 'Eagle'

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Just a reminder that this rare Mekon sculpture by Pip Warwick is up for sale today, good luck if you bid!

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More rare photos from the 'Eaglecon 80' convention

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Something for the Eagle comic collector who has everything in their life? Yes, it's a Eagle/Girl table tennis medal - these are rare! Quite literally from a different era, not sure I've ever seen 2000AD running table tennis competitions across its titles.

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Happy 74th birthday to Eagle, to celebrate, here's a look at a rare bit of merchandise - the Eagle club notebook

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the post yesterday about the Eagle club notebook was popular - so let's have something similar today...yes it's the Eagle club cycle pennant. Enjoy!

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an addition to my list of obscure bits of Dan Dare / Eagle related merchandise...today it's the much sought after Dan Dare tie clip!

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