Take our Dan Dare quiz and prove how much you know about Britain’s original space hero. Who Dares wins!
1 Name the man who created Dan Dare. 2 The Eagle launched in a) 1949 b) 1950 c) 1951? 3 How was Dan billed in The Eagle? 4 What global crisis led to Dan’s mission to Venus in his first adventure? 5 Digby was Dan’s faithful comrade – but what was his first name? 6 Arch foe the Mekon ruled which alien race? 7 Name the controller of the International Space Fleet. 8 Dan’s radio adventures in the 1950s were broadcast on which station? 9 What inspired Dan’s uniquely shaped eyebrows? 1 0 What was the name of Dan’s ship – and who was it named after? 1 1 What connects Dan Dare with Dr Who And
The Daleks? 1 2 What did Dan sometimes smoke? 1 3 What’s Dan Dare’s middle name? 1 4 Which of these was not a Dan Dare story: a) Operation Fireball b) The Web Of Fear c) The Secret Of Pluto? 1 5 What was Private Eye’s Dan Dare spoof called? 1 6 Dan Dare returned in issue one of 2000 AD – but was the artist a) Mike McMahon b) Dave Gibbons c) Massimo Belardinelli? 1 7 How did Dan survive into the far future for
his 2000 AD adventures?
1 8 2000 AD’s Dan Dare commanded the Legion of the Lost Worlds. What was the name of their ship? 1 9 Which David Bowie song mentions Dan Dare? 20 Dan starred in the relaunched Eagle in 1982 – but what was different about this Dare?