Dan Dare is the hero of a British comic series, which appeared in the original Eagle magazine during the 1950s and 1960s. Dan Dare: Space Fleet Operations Manual displays the space crafts of this comic. Ships, rockets, space stations and equipment, as well human as alien, for military and civilian use are presented as black/white line art or fully coloured drawings. The cutaways, especially the coloured ones, are of very good quality and deliver a sense of old-style; they even give a good explanation why space ships have wings. The book also contains a lot of images from the comics, both as reference to the cutaways and as further explanations. For fans of sci-fi vehicles and cutaways definitely a good addition to the library.
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