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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 »

Commando Comic Update – sabotaged by its publisher

Commando 5003

(Now updated with issue information): Rather belatedly, here’s the information on the issues of DC Thomson’s Commando (5003 – 5006), still on sale in all good newsagents for a few more days. DC Thomson changed the way they provide information about the title which made it impossible for the volunteer team minding downthetubes while I was on holiday to post ... 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 »

Pirate Wars, a Bermuda Triangle mystery and more in new Commando comics

Commando No 4954 – Deadly Triangle

Here’s the intel on the latest issues of DC Thomson’s Commando (Issues 4951 – 4954), on sale from today, 22nd September 2016, in all good newsagents and via various digital platforms. If you’re a comic professional interested in editing Commando and have the right qualifications and background, then check out the details of the company’s requirements for their new “Heritage ... Read More »

Super Spies, a Golden Gun and a deadly feud in the new Commando comics

Commando No 4947 – The Experts

Here’s the intel on the latest issues of DC Thomson’s Commando war comic (Issues 4947-4950), on sale now in all good newsagents, hidden behind the counter at WHSmith Blackpool (no, really – just in case you were looking) and from various digital platforms. This batch of Commandos includes “The Experts” drawn by Spanish artist Carlos Pino, who celebrated his 76th ... Read More »

In Review: The Moniaive Comic Festival 2016

Moniaive Comic Festival Sign

Most comic conventions measure their success by either footfall, social media reach or economic success. Well, I am here to report that the Moniaive Comic Festival takes a different route to measuring success. The aim of Sue Grant and her team seems to be how they can create the most relaxed comic festival in the world – and in that, ... Read More »

Half Pint Soldiers and Trials by Combat! New Commando comics On Sale Now

Commando No 4919 – Seeing Red

Here’s all the intel you need on the latest issues of DC Thomson’s Commando, (Issues 4919 – 4922), on sale now in all good newsagents and available via a number of digital platforms. And what a treat – not one, but two Ian Kennedy covers this time round – and a new story from Ferg Handley, drawn by Charlotte Corday artist ... Read More »

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