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This week’s Beano – Making Waves, As Usual!

Beano 3885 - Roger the Dodger and Dennis

  This week’s Beano (Issue 3885) features a great cover from Nigel Parkinson featuring Dennis the Menace and Roger the Dodger and is on sale now in all good newsagents. Featuring strips by Laura Howell, Lew Stringer, Wayne Thompson and more, here’s some of the highlights… Roger the Dodger goes to the shop for a pint of milk — but he ... Read More »

Dennis the Menace and Minnie the Minx take pride of place in revamped DC Thomson offices

The new-look DC Thomson "Fun Factory", Meadowside Dundee. Photo courtesy John Patrick Reynolds

Beano and Commando publisher DC Thomson is back in its original Meadowside home in Dundee, after a huge operation to move their publishing arm from the company’s Kingsway site that lasted several weeks – and Beano and Sunday Post comic art designs have been chosen to adorn the revamped “Fun Factory”. Over 600 staff – spanning the publishing company’s newspaper, magazines ... Read More »

Time Travel, Tiger Tanks – and a Traitor in the ranks? New Commando comics on sale now

Here’s the inside intel on DC Thomson’s latest issues of Commando (Issues 5015-5018), on sale from today in all good newsagents and various digital platforms. This week’s bundle of Commandos will take you across the battlefields and skies of World War Two, from the Steppes of Kursk to Northern Italy and the perilous skies above the English Channel, and perhaps ... Read More »

Killer Commandos Stalk Your Newsagent This Week – and there’s flying saucers on the loose, too!

Commando 5011 - Flight of Fancy

  DC Thomson’s Commando Issues 5011 – 5014, on sale now in all good newsagents and various digital platforms, deliver a hotpot of unique wartime adventures, ranging from World War Two Home Front detectives to grizzled Yankees in the Vietnamese jungle. While “Flight of Fancy” and “Killer Commando” tackle different genres, delivering time honoured Commando themes and stories with a ... Read More »

Ghost Ships and Wartime Castaways – new Commando comics on sale on Thursday

Commando Issue 5010: Treasure Hunt

Here’s the intel from DC Thomson on the latest issues of Commando (Issues 5007 – 5010) on sale in all good newsagents from Thursday 6th April 2017 and also available through various digital platforms. All four stories are set in different conflicts during World War Two and following very different protagonists, dealing with themes of duty and heroism, pushing the boundaries ... Read More »

In Praise Of: Commando artists Ian Kennedy and Carlos Pino

The full cover of Ian Kennedy's cover for Commando 1425, complete with Commando "dagger"

An Appreciation by former Commando editor Calum Laird There’s nothing like an anniversary – say, Commando’s 5000th issue, for example – to start your mind scrolling back through the years to days gone by. Nothing, except perhaps the combination of an anniversary, a couple of pints of Mòr and lunch in The Phoenix (103 Nethergate, Dundee) with an ex-colleague. So, a couple ... Read More »

5000 Not Out: DC Thomson’s Commando comic celebrates a landmark issue next week

Commando 5000 – Zero Hour

DC Thomson’s Commando comic celebrates its 5000th issue next week with an all-new story from writer Ferg Handley with strip art from long-standing artist on the title, Carlos Pino and – who else? – a cover from Ian Kennedy, whose memorable work is surely one of the best-known aspects of the long-running title. “It’s only fitting that the man who has painted ... Read More »

Hidden Nazis, Deadly Secrets Uncovered – in the new Commando comics

Commando 4997 – Hidden Nazis

Here’s the latest intel on the new DC Thomson Commando releases (Issues 4995 – 4998), on sale now in all good newsagents and available on various digital platforms… Commando 4995 – The Village Story: Ferg Handley Art: Vicente Alcazar Cover: Janek Matysiak By spring, 1945, the Reich’s forces were in full retreat and Allied troops were pushing into Germany. So ... Read More »

New Commandos out this week, readers survey launched

Commando 4982 – Very Important Passenger

Here’s the intel on the latest issues of DC Thomson’s Commando (Issues 4983 – 4986), on sale from Thursday 12th January 2017 in all good newsagents in the UK and via various digital platforms – plus news of a readers survey running via the title’s official web site, which will help shape the war comic’s future. Commando 4983 – The Sentinel Story: ... Read More »

New Year, New Beano!

Beano 3866 - Cover

The latest issue of DC Thomson’s weekly humour comic The Beano is on sale now in all good newsagents and supermarkets acrss the UK, crammed with comedy goodness from creators including Barrie Appleby, Nigel Auchterlounie, Hunt Emerson, Bambos Georgiou, Laura Howell, Mychalio Kazybrid, Iain McLaughlin, Nigel Parkinson, Lew Stringer and more. Oh – and if you’re after a bargain – The Beano 2017 annual ... Read More »

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