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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 »

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 »

Front Line Thieves and Lost Legionnaires – new Commando comics on sale this week

Commando 4992 – Legion of the Lost

Here’s the intel on this week’s Commando comics releases from DC Thomson (Issues 4991 – 4994), on sale in all good newsagents from Thursday 9th February 2017 and various digital platforms… We note the title is heading rapidly toward its landmark 5000th issue – a massive achievement! Commando 4991 – Achtung, We Surrender Originally Commando No. 311 (February 1968) Story: ... Read More »

Sabotage Stories and Pirate Patrols in the new Commando comics!

Commando 4989 – Tromsø

Here’s the lowdown on the latest issues of DC Thomson’s Commando (Issues 4987 – 4990). These issues are on sale from Thursday 26th January 2017 in all good newsagents and on various digital outlets. Commando 4987 – Operation Arrowhead Story: George Low Art: Carlos Pino Cover: Carlos Pino In the fourteenth century, the English bowmen were the scourge of French ... Read More »

Flying Phantoms and Nazis on the Run! Latest Commando Comics on Sale Now

Commando - 4982 – Everything Under Control

Here’s the intel on the latest issues of DC Thomson’s war comic Commando (Issues 4979 – 4982), on sale now in all good newsagents across the UK and also available on various digital platforms. Commando 4979 – Sucker Punch Story: George Low Art: Vila Cover: Ian Kennedy Captured by the SS for desertion and sentenced to firing squad by his ... Read More »

Goulash Grenadiers, Russians on the run – and a new Commando editor!

Commando 4967 – Goulash Grenadiers

Here’s the lowdown on the latest issues of DC Thomson’s war comic, Commando (Issues 4967-4970), on sale now in all good newsagents and various digital platforms. This month sees a new editor in charge of the title – Kirsten Murray, a graduate from the University of Dundee, whose first work in the comics industry was at Titan Comics, particularly on ... Read More »

Who’s the toughest – US Marines or British Commandos? Find out in Commando comic “Yankee Buddy”,

Commando 4965 – Black Sun Squadron

Here’s your undercover intel on the latest issues of DC Thomson’s Commando (Issues 4963-4966), on sale now in all good newsagents (although you might have to ask for them in certain WHSmith stores, where they are kept behind the counter), and available on various digital platforms. Commando 4963 – Deadly Dilemma Story: George Low Art: Rezzonico Cover: Janek Matysiak Stranded ... Read More »

Latest Commandos Capture War on the Home Front and in the Air

Commando 4962 - Raid By Night!

Here’s the intel on the latest issues of DC Thomson’s war comic, Commando (Issues 4959-4962), on sale in all good newsagents from Thursday 20th October 2016, and on various digital platforms. There are a lot of behind the scenes changes on Commando at present, among them the departure of Scott Montgomery, who had been caretaking the title for months since ... Read More »

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