(A) Jack Sparling, Tom Cooke
Synopsis: DELL - SPACE MAN Issues 1 [Four Color #1253] - 4 January/March 1962 - May/July 1962 - March/May 1963 PLUS Bonus Issue DELL - DRIFT MARLO #1 May/July 1962 SPACE MAN was rocket ace Ian Stannard who was accompanied by his 14-year-old sidekick, Space Academy student Johnny Mack. They blasted off from Cape Canaveral in their space ship, the Flyin' Jenny II. There mission was to find and destroy what had prevented Moon exploration for the last decade. After succeeding, they continue to explore the depths of space, along with Ian's girlfriend, the famous pilot Mary Lansing. DRIFT MARLO ran security at the 1st. Strategic Aerospace Division (SAD) at a major U.S. space centre, where he helped prevent interference into America's space program, often by a rival foreign power !