To celebrate 950 LEGO Space comics, I’m taking you back to the early days of LEGOLAND and asking the astounding question, “What if… the characters of SPACE: The Comic existed in the ’80s and starred in the very first LEGO Space comics produced by LEGO?” I’ve told you before about the Commander Black aka Spaceman Jens comic strips that I only discovered for myself last year and how I was shocked to realize they were eerily similar to the characters I developed for my own twisted take on the LEGO Space universe. It only made it that much easier to rework those Commander Black comics into Commander Schwartz adventures. Thanks, LEGO advertisements from the ’80s! (Note: He’s Lt. Schwartz in these comics because I imagine them as set earlier in the timeline. And yes, canon!)

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