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Apollo at 50

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Apollo at 50

REVIEW: Apollo

There are some stories that need no introduction, but that doesn’t mean they shouldn’t be told. Apollo 11 is one of them and, in this new graphic novel from the always impressive Self-Made Hero, Matt Fitch, Chris Baker and Mike Collins explore the personal voyages of the three men on the mission through the lens

REVIEW: Apollo

DC Day 1-Stormwatch

The Warren Ellis run on Stormwatch was the first long term run on a series that I genuinely connected with. The idea of a UN-controlled superhuman crisis intervention team was always an attractive one but under Ellis the book became something tighter, more mature than it had been before. Ellis wrote Stormwatch officers as humans,

DC Day 1-Stormwatch

From The Earth to the Moon: Apollo 1

The Apollo 1 fire still haunts NASA, its shadow cast over the entire history of American manned spaceflight, coloring accident investigation, astronaut safety, engineering, every element of the process. Manned spaceflight has lots of ghosts, and whilst Gus Grissom, Roger Chaffee and Ed White weren’t the first, they have stayed at the banquet for decades

From The Earth to the Moon: Apollo 1

Magnificent Desolation: Moon

The Apollo program died the moment Neil Armstrong’s flickery cathode ghost touched down on the moon’s safe and uttered one of the most famous phrases in human history. Everything that followed him, from the genial charm of Al Bean’s Apollo 12 crew to the ‘successful failure’ of Apollo 13 and the arrival of Harrison Schmitt,

Magnificent Desolation: Moon

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