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The Southern Squadron

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The Southern Squadron #10, March 1988

Story by David de Vries
Art by Gary Chaloner
Cyclone Comics Australia

The first issue was #9, following on from Cyclone#8. Some of the stories were later published in a US edition. Bodyguard #2 has a Southern Squadron story.

So as you can see, there was almost an analytical approach to their creation... looking at where the successes of other teams had come from, but not trying to copy it line for line -- instead, analysing the forms, the structures and the symbols, and asking how I could recombine these to do something new and different.

—Dave de Vries, from his detailed description of creating the Squadron

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