Roel Dijkstra by Keith Watson
Roel Dijkstra (Eppo #33, 1985)

Keith Watson joined Frank Hampson's studios in the late 1950s. Here he learned the finer points of the comic profession, working on the 'Dan Dare' series that appeared in Eagle. When the studios were closed, he partially took over this series. In the 1960s, he left Eagle and started the futuristic 'Captain Condor' series in Lion. In 1962, he returned to Eagle and the 'Dan Dare' comic again for a period of four years. Watson intensified his production in the late 1960s with 'The Space Girls' for Tina, and comic adaptations of 'The Thunderbirds' and 'Joe 90'. He also started the series 'Crossbow', 'Captain Scarlett' and 'Battle of the Planets'. In the late 1970s, Keith Watson started working for the Dutch market, taking over the 'Roel Dijkstra' comic from Andries Brandt and Jan Steeman.

Captain Condor, by Keith Watson

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